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ZBrush 4 Sculpting for Games Beginner's Guide by Manuel Scherer

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Time for action - unwrapping the creature with UV Master

UV Master produces decent UV-layouts for organic meshes in a very short time. It is a good starting point and you can still tweak the result in another application, if you like to.

For a quick UV-layout, follow these steps:

  1. Go to http://www.pixologic.com/ZBrush/downloadcenter/Zplugins/ and download UV Master for ZBrush.
  2. Extract it and put its contents, the UVMaster_4.0.zsc and the UVMasterData_4.0-folder, into your installation path: \ZBrush 4.0\ZStartup\ZPlugs folder.
  3. Restart ZBrush.
  4. Open your new mesh with optimized topology and all the transferred details.
  5. Switch to the lowest level of subdivision.
  6. Open the Zplugin palette in a tray and expand the UV Master subpalette.
  7. Go to Zplugin | UV Master ...

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