Sculpting the Necroknight with ZBrush

This course will teach you how to create a stylized character from the ground up with ZBrush. Software required: ZBrush, Photoshop.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
April 14, 2017
Duration
5h 14m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
April 14, 2017
Duration
5h 14m
Description

Have you ever had fantastic images of your next creature concept in your head, but not the knowledge or tools needed to bring them to life? If so, this is the perfect course for you. In this course, Sculpting the Necroknight with ZBrush, you'll learn how to sculpt a small undead knight. First, you'll discover how to create the skull, which is sculpted from a 3D sphere. Next, you'll add detail to the creature building out his armor, shield, accessories, and more. Finally, you'll render out an image so that you can present your monster creature concept to others. When you're finished with this course, you'll not only have sculpted a fantastic monster creature in ZBrush, but you'll also have the knowledge and skills needed to render out your own creature concepts in ZBrush in the future. Software required: ZBrush, Photoshop.

About the author
About the author

Pierre is a Chicago native freelance character artist with a background in character design and graphic art.

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Transcript
Transcript

Hi Everyone, my name is Pierre Rogers and welcome to Sculpting the Necroknight with Zbrush. I’m a freelance character artist, and have been using Zbrush for 10 years now.

Zbrush offers so many great tools that finding the best approach for the task could take some time, however in this course we will cover best practice methods, techniques and tools to get the job done.

Some of the major topics that we will cover include:

  • Setting up Image Planes
  • Efficient Geometry Generation and editing
  • Sculpting Methods
  • Detailing
  • Lighting and Rendering
By the end this course, you’ll know how to create and present your own character creations using Zbrush.

Before beginning the course you should be familiar with Zbrush and photoshop.

I hope you’ll join me on this journey to learn more about character sculpting with the Sculpting the Necroknight with Zbrush course, at Pluralsight.