3D Sculpting Workshops with Z-Brush
Take your drawing ceramic skills further by learning how to sculpt in 3D on ZBrush.
ZBrush is a digital sculpting and painting program that has revolutionized the 3D industry with its powerful features and intuitive workflows. Built within an elegant interface, ZBrush offers the world’s most advanced tools for today’s digital artists. With an arsenal of features that have been developed with usability in mind, ZBrush creates a user experience that feels incredibly natural while simultaneously inspiring the artist within. With the ability to sculpt up to a billion polygons, ZBrush allows you to create limited only by your imagination.
Workshop One: Intro to ZBrush
A basic rundown of the UI, brushes and ztools. How easy it is to pant/texture your sculpts without having to UV unwrap. This course is designed to get artists started with ZBrush and tease on what’s to come in further workshops.
Workshop Two: Sculpting a Video Game Character in ZBrush
Different ways to model in ZBrush- demonstrating the pros and cons of each method. Typical brushes for sculpting and how/when to use each one. How to sculpt (step-by-step) a small, simple creature in ZBrush- allowing for attendees to experiment and receive help if needed.
Workshop Three: Animation, Video Games & 3D Printing: Prepping a ZBrush Sculpt for the Next Phase
How to clean up and polish your model for production. The differences between retopology for Animation & Games. Decimation Master: how to use it for game models & 3d printing to keep poly count low.
Workshop Four: Texturing & Rendering & ZBrush
Different methods of texturing in ZBrush, how to switch through different materials and how to use Alphas. How to bake and export maps like Color, Normal, Displacement, Ambient Occlusion, etc.
*This is an introductory course; no PREVIOUS 3D software experience necessary.
Miami MoGraph: Cinema 4D Meet Up & Training
Miami MoGraph will be offering free lessons to anyone wanting to get started learning 3D animation and design. We’ll explore Maxon’s Cinema 4D, a powerful multipurpose 3D software application used to create art for feature films, broadcast television, motion graphics, architectural renderings, video games and more. Learn more here: https://www.maxon.net/en-us/
There will be four open sessions during the summer, stay tuned for updates on our Facebook page. If you are more of an intermediate user feel free to attend, you can always learn more. We’ll also do some Q & A and try to explore any topics that come up during these sessions.
For more information, please contact Mylinda Auguste at (305) 237-7851 / firstname.lastname@example.org or the EnTec Administrative Office at (305) 237-3676