ZBrush to Photoshop

While ZBrush includes a powerful renderer, when you combine it with Photoshop you can get even higher-quality images, especially when combining different materials as render passes and compositing them in Photoshop. The following technique is based on a workflow shown to me by Scott Patton of Legacy Effects. Figure 8-20 shows three character portraits created by exporting polypainted images from ZBrush to combine as layers in Photoshop. The following tutorial illustrates this workflow in detail.

Figure 8-20: These three images were created using the techniques in this section.

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This technique is based on exporting a single ...

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