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ZBrush® Studio Projects: Realistic Game Characters by Ryan Kingslien

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Chapter 4

Texturing the Head

Essentially, you have two major ways to texture paint the human head: hand texture using brushes and illustrative techniques and using photographic reference.

That is not to say that you can’t blend the two, but each method has its own purpose. You usually determine when to use one or the other by how you plan to create your pore-level details. You can create those manually, or you can use your photographic reference to create them.

In this chapter, we will look at both ways of texture painting in turn, starting with the manual painting approach. The newest approach to texture painting in ZBrush, Spotlight, can ...

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