Zbrush: Male Characters for 3D Printing

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  • Last Update July 30, 2021


Created with the absolute first timer in mind, this course will teach you to become proficient in many of Zbrush’s more complex features – many of which are unknown to more advanced users. By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to create professional-quality 3D models fit for 3D printing and sales.

Join our lead 3D Modeler Josh O’hala as he creates several body types for all of your male character needs. You will be guided through our professional production pipeline:

  1. You will learn how to become comfortable navigating Zbrush.
  2. You will learn how to add simple geometry to your project which will be used later.
  3. Learn to create multiple faces and hairstyles.
  4. Learn to age your characters.
  5. You will learn how to use many commonly used brushes as well as specialized brushes to create beautiful and accurate sculpts.
  6. The lessons learned will be reinforced as Josh guides you through creating multiple male body types.
  7. You will learn how to optimize your models for 3D printing.
  8. and much more! visit us on youtube (runeforge studios) for examples of our models and tutorials.

What Will I Learn?

  • Learn how to digitally sculpt in the industry-leading software: Zbrush
  • Learn how to navigate ZBrush
  • Learn to use many brushes: what each does and when to use them
  • Learn how to create five different body types, faces, and hairstyles
  • Learn how to pose your character
  • Learn how to optimize your model for 3D printing

Topics for this course

96 Lessons

Getting Started

What you’ll need.00:4:03
Opening Zbrush00:4:57
Viewport Navigation00:8:31

Skinny / Fit Body

Muscular Body

Dadbod Body Style

Fat / Obese Body

Strongman Body

Splitting up the Models


Face and Hair

Aging Faces

Aging Bodies

Finishing it All Up

Preparing for 3D Printing

About the instructor

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10 Courses

7 students



  • Must be able to speak the English Language
  • Must have a computer with internet access
  • You will need access to Zbrush free 30-day trial is available for first-time users
  • A drawing tablet is highly recommended

Target Audience

  • This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn how to create professional-quality digital sculptures.
  • This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn how to create their own models for 3D printing.
  • This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn how to create their own miniatures for tabletop games.
  • This course is intended for anyone who is looking to enhance their skills in sculpting male humans.
  • This course is designed to be approachable for beginners.