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Digital Sculpting with Mudbox by Bridgette Mongeon, Mike de la Flor

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CHAPTER 5

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Painting Sculptures

 

 

In addition to a comprehensive sculpting toolset, Mudbox also features a professional three-dimensional (3D) paint system. In 3D painting, colors and textures are directly applied to the surface of a 3D model in real time. 3D painting in Mudbox is intuitive, easy to use, and analogous to how real-word objects are painted. In this chapter, you will review UV mapping, the Paint tools, Paint layers, and gain experience with Mudbox's 3D paint system by painting textures for the creature sculpted in Chapter 4.

 

UV Mapping

It is important to understand UV mapping because Mudbox relies on UV coordinates to paint textures ...

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