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Zbrush: Skeleton Warriors

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About Course

  • 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.

  • This course builds on our previous course: "  Sculpt a 3D printable Skeleton model in Zbrush ", but it is not necessary to have taken that class before this one. This course is completely approachable to a first time…

  • 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.

  • This course builds on our previous course: "  Sculpt a 3D printable Skeleton model in Zbrush ", but it is not necessary to have taken that class before this one. This course is completely approachable to a first time beginner using Zbrush.

  • Join our lead 3D Modeler Josh O'hala as he recreates the exact same skeletal Warrior models that we sell to customers. 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 many weapons and Armors
  4. Learn to create various accessories to bring your Warriors to life
  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 the entire skeleton model.
  7. You will learn how to pose your skeleton to create many variations of models.
  8. You will learn how to optimize your model for 3D printing.
  9. You will learn the process of making your model 3D printable.
  10. and much more! visit us on youtube (runeforge studios) for examples of our models and tutorials.

What Will You 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 many various weapons and armors
  • Learn how to pose your Skeleton Warriors
  • Learn how to optimize your skeleton for 3d printing

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Course Curriculum

Introduction

  • What you’ll need.
    00:4:03
  • Before we Get Started
    00:00:39

Getting Started and Making a Sword

  • Opening Zbrush
    00:5:46
  • General Navigation
    00:8:20
  • Using Zmodeler / Starting the Sword
    00:9:50
  • ZModeler Blade – Part 2
    00:10:03
  • Sword Hilt
    00:13:05
  • Finishing the Base Sword
    00:12:36

Axe

  • Starting the Axe
    00:13:24
  • Finishing the Axe
    00:12:54

Spear

  • Creating the Spear
    00:17:30

Weathering / Aging Weapons

  • Weathering Weapons – Part 1
    00:17:23
  • Weathering Weapons – Part 2
    00:11:47
  • Finishing Weathered Weapons
    00:16:58

Armor

  • Pauldrons
    00:12:57
  • Helmet
    00:16:27
  • Bracers
    00:14:23
  • Breastplate
    00:5:58
  • Breastplate – Part 2
    00:18:07

Shield

  • Shield
    00:10:14
  • Shield – Part 2
    00:13:10

Polishing the Armor and Shield

  • Adding Straps to the Breastplate
    00:7:33
  • Aging the Armor
    00:22:38
  • Breaking the Shield
    00:23:02

Belt, Boots, and Coif

  • Creating a Belt
    00:11:14
  • Creating Boots
    00:27:56
  • Coif
    00:18:08

Preparing Melee Warriors for Posing

  • Posing Hands
    00:11:40
  • Equipping Weapons and Shield
    00:14:31

Skeletal Archer Assets

  • Chainmail – Part 1
    00:21:41
  • Chainmail – Part 2
    00:9:47
  • Bow
    00:22:40
  • Arrows
    00:10:52
  • Finishing the Archer Gear
    00:11:25

Posing

  • Posing – Part 1
    00:22:04
  • Posing – Part 2
    00:26:44
  • Posing – Part 3
    00:10:43
  • The First Pose
    00:10:42
  • Second Pose
    00:28:08
  • Second Pose – Part 2
    00:23:38
  • Third Pose
    00:25:16
  • Fourth Pose
    00:26:34
  • Dynamashing the Poses
    00:21:33

Preparing for 3D Printing

  • Solidifying Areas
    00:22:00
  • Preparing for 3D Printing
    00:10:20
  • Repairing Your Model for 3D Printing
    00:8:50
  • Wrapup
    00:2:46
$59

Requirements

  • 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

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.