ZSketch

ZSketch is a brush-based mesh generation tool that allows artists to build meshes by applying tubes of digital clay to a ZSphere armature or other base. Figure 10-1 shows a ZSketch model of a vehicle that comes with ZBrush. The forms are created by a number of individual strokes, which are each composed of a series of spheres. I liken it to sculpting by laying down ropes of clay. The ZSketch tools are fast and gestural, and lend themselves to quickly building up geometry for sculpting.

Figure 10-1: ZSketch model of a scooter with driver

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In this section we will use ZSketch over a ZSphere armature to quickly build a gesture sculpture ...

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