ZBrush 4 R8 New Features
Want to learn the new features of ZBrush 4 R8?Then this is the course for you we cut to the chase and get straight into it, in this no nonsense concise course
With the release of the new ZBrush 4 R8 there are many major changes you will definitely want to incorporate into your workflow, this course is aimed to show you how many of these improvements could help you!
During this course we will look at the following, dont be fooled this course is short but packed full of info the aim is to get you rock and rolling as quick as possible:
This new tool will really help speed up production its packed full of features and is the main subject of the course!
- Basics of the Gizmo
- All the options of the Gizmo
- All the transforming options and there uses
- Gizmo tips and tricks
Other features of ZBrush 4 R8
We will look at the following indepth!
- The new live boolian feature for addition and subtraction of subtools
- Boolian mesh creation
- The new IMM selector
- How to use and create vector displacement brushes get real overhanges with a vector alpha!
- Using the new text creation tool
- Utilising the new Lazymouse 2.0 and getting better more accurate results, we also learn how to make this tool work with vector brushes
Take this course to day and learn all the major new features of ZBrush 4 R8!
Watch the course promotional video
ZBrush 4 R8 Features - Introduction and Download
Welcome to this course on the main new features inside of ZBrush 4 R8, watch the introduction to the courses ahead.
Although we don't use many of the download files I have included them here just in case you want to use them.
I have included this beginner guide to navigating in ZBrush just in case your an absolute beginner.
ZBrush 4 R8 Features - Gizmo
The Gizmo Widget is one of the most useful new features of ZBrush 4 R8 in this lecture I will show you the most common uses for it, we will gradually learn more about this very powerful tool over the next series of lectures.
This lecture shows the align to screen space options in the Gizmo.
The Gizmo has a handy little feature for clipping sub tools let us explore this.
Lets look at the top most icons and what they do from left to right, Sticky mode.
Lets look at the top most icons and what they do from left to right, Centering axis
Lets look at the top most icons and what they do from left to right, home axis
Lets look at the top most icons and what they do from left to right, rotation and resetting the Gizmo
Lets look at the top most icons and what they do from left to right, what does the lock unlock do?
Lets look at the top most icons and what they do from left to right, applying changes to multiple sub tools
Transform attributes in the Gizmo: Lets look at the bend arc a very handy transformation tool
Transform attributes in the Gizmo: bend curve tool
Transform attributes in the Gizmo: Adding Deformers
Transform attributes in the Gizmo: Extending your geometry smartly
Transform attributes in the Gizmo: Flatten on an axis
Transform attributes in the Gizmo: Adding multiple slices through geometry
Transform attributes in the Gizmo: Taper a tool
Transform attributes in the Gizmo: Adding twist
Practical approach using the Gizmo tools: Basic set up
Practical approach using the Gizmo tools: Using the Gizmo transform to create a bracelet!
ZBrush 4 R8 Features - All the other main features
In this lecture I will show you how you can use the IMM brushes and interactively swap out parts using the Gizmo
One of the big features of ZBrush 4 R8 is the live boolian functions this allows you to non destructively subtract, Add or intersect geometry with other sub tools, you even have the ability to create a mesh from it whilst still maintaining the original geometries topology it even puts the pieces into there own poly paint.
Additionally it will also project any poly painting across to the new sub tool!!
Using the new vector displacement brushes is easy lets do it
Want to create your own vector displacement brushes?? I will show you how!
The new lazy mouse control will give you added control over any stroke and can be used in a variety of ways.
ZBrush 4 R8 now gives you the ability to create text directly via a plugin into ZBrush its quick and very powerful
Lets visit Pixelogics website where we will go through all the other new features of ZBrush 4 R8
This brings us to the end of this course I really hope this has been beneficial to you, its a good grounding for my other courses as from this point on I will now be using the SUPER AWESOME ZBrush 4 R8!!!
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