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Blender 3D: Characters, Machines, and Scenes for Artists by Pierre-Armand Nicq, Romain Caudron, Christopher Kuhn, Enrico Valenza

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Chapter 2. Alien Character – Base Mesh Creation and Sculpting

In this chapter, you will discover a new way of modeling 3D objects with the powerful sculpting tools of Blender.

We will start with an overview of the sculpting process including brush settings and how to optimize the viewport. We will then create a base mesh with an amazing tool that Blender offers called the Skin modifier, which follows the concept art of an alien character.

Afterwards, we will sculpt the character using the tools that we had previously introduced and learn more about their usage in the different cases that are required for our character.

As sculpting is an artistic process, you will also learn about proportions and anatomy.

Let's jump to another planet! This chapter ...

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