Expanded Library

Sculpting a Stylized Axe in ZBrush

by Alex Jerjomin

In this tutorial, we will learn how to sculpt a stylized axe in ZBrush. Software required: ZBrush 4R7, 3ds Max 2015, KeyShot 5, Photoshop CC.

What you'll learn

In this tutorial, we will learn how to sculpt a stylized axe in ZBrush. We'll prepare our axe to be sculpted by blocking it out in 3ds Max. We will then do some in depth sculpting on different stylized materials such as cloth, wood, and metal. In conclusion, we will learn how to create a quick render in KeyShot for a final presentation. Software required: ZBrush 4R7, 3ds Max 2015, KeyShot 5, Photoshop CC.

About the author

Alex was born in Soviet Latvia. Since childhood he has loved to build and create, leading him to a love for architecture. As a teenager, Alex was introduced to his first CAD software where he learned different building designs and layouts. He then decided his passions could be combined into a career as a 3D artist. He moved to the UK where he met his wonderful wife, Natasha, and attended Herefordshire University to study 3D animation and Game Art. He was torn between doing work in the VFX or gam... more

Ready to upskill? Get started