Chapter 1

Understanding the Basics

This first chapter introduces you to tools and features of ZBrush that you will use constantly throughout your journey. Understanding the powerful core of ZBrush is essential before you dive into more complex procedures. I often notice that the simplest ZBrush features serve as a foundation for the more complex tricks along my workflow.

People often ask me how to become a great sculptor in ZBrush, and my answer is always “Time and effort.” You must put in the time to learn the new art form. However, the effort you expend as you learn is crucial. Use your time to the fullest.

My goal in this book is to encourage you to use new workflows by helping you understand more of ZBrush. This chapter introduces a wave ...

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