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ZBrush® Character Creation: Advanced Digital Sculpting, Second Edition by Scott Spencer

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Chapter 3

Designing a Character Bust

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In the previous two chapters we have been working with ZBrush primitives to start our sculptures. While sculptures started from ZBrush primitives can be rebuilt into animation-ready meshes using the ZBrush Topology tools, in some cases you will want to start from an imported mesh instead. You may have a generic head or body model, or perhaps a generic animation-ready base mesh is used for all the characters in your pipeline. For more information on remeshing your finished sculpture to create an entirely new edge layout, see Chapter 7, “Transpose, ZSphere Rigging, Retopology, and Mesh Extraction.”

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