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Introducing ZBrush 4 Paperback – 4 Mar 2011

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Product details

  • Paperback: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Sybex; Pap/Dvdr edition (4 Mar. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470527641
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470527641
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 2.4 x 23.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 22 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,425,632 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Back Cover


Design remarkably realistic creatures, people, and objects using ZBrush and the new edition of this top–selling book. ZBrush might seem intimidating at first, but professional Hollywood animator and ZBrush artist Eric Keller combines his firsthand experience with detailed, step–by–step explanations to make you feel right at home with the interface and tools.

The book reinforces the core concepts of ZBrush through fun, hands–on tutorials that will help you achieve amazing results. Whether you′re a digital–art novice or a professional designer seeking to add ZBrush 4 to your toolkit, Introducing ZBrush 4 is the book to get you there.

  • Understand ZBrush′s unique sculpting and painting technology

  • Take a tour of ZBrush 4′s innovative interface and powerful toolkit

  • Work with digital clay and effectively use the full array of sculpting brushes

  • Master ZSpheres for armature and ZSketching for creating meshes

  • Explore exciting new tools for creating hard surface objects

  • Learn how to set lighting, create materials, and render in ZBrush

  • Create animated turntables within ZBrush to show off your work


The DVD includes example files and models to help guide you through each lesson, as well as movies to show you the sculpting techniques used to create many of the digital sculptures.

Render fur and fiber

Add realistic lighting and materials to your models

Master detailing and texturing techniques


About the Author

Eric Keller has been a professional 3D artist and high–end animator for film, commercials, and TV for over twelve years, creating animations and effects for Disney, Warner Brothers, ESPN, Harvard Medical School, Chase Bank, Genentech, and CBS. He got his start developing animations for scientific visualization at the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute, where he worked with some of the world′s leading researchers. Eric teaches digital sculpting at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood. He is the author of Introducing ZBrush, Mastering Maya 2011, Mastering Maya 2009, and Maya Visual Effects: The Innovator′s Guide, all from Sybex.

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