Details and Layers


ZTool layers in ZBrush are found under the Tool menu. Do not confuse them with the main Layer menu, which applies only to 2.5D illustrations and is found at the top of the screen. The Layers menu allows you to store shape changes, sculpted details, and even polypaint in separate layers. These layers can be turned on and off or even blended to combine new effects. They are powerful tools for helping you to control how each aspect of your character’s sculpting, detailing, and color is applied.

The Layers menu under Tool is different from the main Layer menu. The Tool Layer menu is for sculpting details on a ZTool and storing ...

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