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ZBrush Creature Design: Creating Dynamic Concept Imagery for Film and Games by Scott Spencer

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Chapter 1

ZBrush as a Character Design Tool

In the past few years ZBrush has gained an enormous amount of ground among professional concept designers as a fast way to develop organic ideas for character design. This process has many advantages over traditional clay or painting techniques. For example, ZBrush allows you to implement real-time edits while sitting in front of a director, taking feedback as you work. With this approach, quick variations can be created and compared so you can be sure the best solution is arrived at as soon as possible. This work flow has gained significant popularity as it can greatly enhance and speed up the design process.

Another advantage of this approach over conceptualizing designs in clay is that there is ...

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