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

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Chapter 10

ZSketch and Hard-Surface Brushes

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In this chapter we will look at ZSketch. ZSketch is a mesh generation tool that allows you to create organic meshes in ZBrush by applying strokes on an armature. This is a very quick and effective tool for building complex gestural forms quickly and easily.

We will also be looking at ZBrush’s new hard-surface modeling toolset. These brushes were originally introduced in ZBrush 3.5 but further refined into a full suite of brushes for ZBrush 4. The ZBrush hard-surface brushes are intended to allow artists to sketch and design machined objects in the same way they sketch organic forms. They are highly ...

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