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Jun 20, 2007
3h 49m
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Learn a production approach to integrating Maya and ZBrush 3 in a mixed pipeline environment. Contains 4 hours of innovative modeling, sculpting, and map generating techniques that are commonly used throughout Film and Games. Perfect for intermediate artists using Maya and ZBrush 3. Popular highlights include: ZBrush Sculpting Workflow; Maya and ZBrush Pipeline Overview; Form Development in Maya; Maintaining Mesh Integrity; Sculpting Across Multiple Levels; Incorporating 3D Layers for Variation; Working with Subtools; Extracting Geometry; Low Poly Modeling in Maya; Creating Clean Topology; Geometry Preparation for ZBrush; Importing Geometry into ZBrush; Using Alphas and Strokes; Using Custom Alphas; Creating Displacement Maps in ZBrush; Applying Displacement Maps in Maya; Setting up Render-time Subdivisions; Adjusting Displacement Settings; Using Projection Master; Using Lazy Mouse for Hair Detail. Software required: Maya 8.5 or higher, ZBrush 3.

About the author
About the author

Justin thrives as a lead modeling author at Pluralsight. Growing up, Justin found a deep interest for the computer graphics industry after watching movies like Jurassic Park, Toy Story and The Abyss. His ambition would lead him to work at Sony Imageworks in Los Angeles on movies like Monster House and Surf's Up. Justin has also had numerous articles, tutorials and images published in 3D World and 3D Artist.

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