Chapter 9

FiberMesh, Materials, and Rendering

Once you have created a model in ZBrush, you will want to show it off to the world. Whether sharing your work online, presenting a model for approval from a director, or building up your portfolio, you’ll want to make your models look as good as they possibly can. To help you accomplish this, ZBrush offers several features that achieve spectacular images. FiberMesh can be used to create hair, plants, and other special effects. The new lighting system can be used to integrate models realistically into an image. To bring it all together, ZBrush offers a variety of materials and rendering options that create both stylized and realistic images without using an additional program.

This chapter gives an ...

Get Introducing ZBrush 3rd Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.