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    Default Twisted Horror (Frankenstein) - A Monstrous Decision

    Hi all! I'm new to ZbrushCentral. I found this Halloween challenge yesterday and thought I'd give it a try even though I don't sculpt much at all. I'm diving into the unknown with both feet in and eyes wide open. Wish me luck!

    Original idea: Frankenstein - Brain Surgeon - Extremely huge compared to others, helper has to be on a ladder to give him tools. Tools so small in his gigantic hands

    Script Scene - A Monstrous Decision

    Inside - Surgeon Room - Strong spotlight with low ambient lights

    Dr. Frankie, Brain Surgeon Extraordinaire, preps surgery. His face show faint signs of fatigue, sweat on brow, and olympic determination.
    He motions his hand to his assistant, Igor, a typical cliché hunch-backed assistant. He is short and ugly. Way too ugly. It's a good thing he has a mask on.

    Dr. Frankie
    Scalpel!

    Igor quickly grabs the scalpel and awkwardly climbs up the steel framed ladder.
    Dr. Frankie oustretches his hand to grab the tool. In an instant his extremely huge biceps tear out through his arm sleeve.

    Inside - Surgeon Room - [Behind pane glass]
    Two slightly silhouetted forms watch Dr. Frankie.
    A bodacious booty bombshell, Ms. Sexy Female Assistant, holding files of paper on a clipboard turns to a gentleman proper of a man. In his forties with a stubble beard wearing glasses, Dean of Medicine Victor Cuddy, smoking a cigar.

    Ms. Sexy Female Assistant
    A-Are you sure this is the right decision sir?

    Victor Cuddy blows deep red on the end of his cigar and puffs out; tiny orange sparks wisp away and a sophisticated trail of smoke compliments him.

    [Pause]

    Victor Cuddy
    He's the best god damn doctor I know.


    I'm going for a mix of cartoonish for the design of Frankenstein while keeping some of 'dat HD' grim detail on his face. Everyone else are realistic to pop him out of the scene. The lighting is realistic with a touch of color. Going for a dark playful mood overall to tie in the Halloween feeling a bit more.


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    I like your rough concept so far. Pretty good idea. That's one really big monster. I know he's usually just a little bit larger than a human, but this one is like a giant.

    (also, i think you meant scalpel, not scapula)

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    great idea, this will be a good one. No better way to learn ZBrush.

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    I really like the sketch Its gonna look amazing in 3d!

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    Default Woh! I'm behind!

    @welch99
    Haha yeah I want to make him gigantic! in that small square room. Also thanks for catching that word, man I'm so embarrassed

    @gabo1991
    Man I hope I can execute my concept well for sure


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    Glad you like it! Just started my 3d work today @.@ I'mma pump these things out quickly hopefully!


    Just started 3d today! A lot on my plate with school and stuff and so much homework
    Taking 19 credits this semester. BUT I WILL PERSEVERE LET'S DO THIS!

    Studies and tests






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    Default experiment #464-A

    October 30, 2013

    As of now this will be my journal for my thoughts. Gurzy thoughts. I am now attempting to bring form this monstrosity of an idea. I have no concrete steps to take. I sometimes doubt why I'm even doing this. In my heart I have this insatiable desire to play god. I hope no one finds out what I'm doing. May the gods have mercy on my soul.

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    WOW! Really love your concept work! I can't wait to see more...

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    wow love the concept art and your start is really good. Love the idea good luck and have fun!

    oh and welcome to ZBCentral hope you have a great time here!

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    Those drawings are awesome!

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    wow. the composition look really good

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    Thanks for the nice comments! I will be spending most of this weekend to crank things out! Heres a few hours of sculpting! A cool thing I found out is sculpting in multiple materials to change and see things in a new light so I like going back and forth from the default red wax to sculpy to skin materials ( kinda like how an concept artist or illustrator likes to flip the canvas horizontally to fix proportions or to see something in a new light) More to come


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    Adding clothes! Will add face bump texture with splatter brush later Learning a ton these few weeks!


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    Default Final Entry

    Final Entry!

    Learned a hell of a lot in such a short time span! I should do these more often now. Thanks to all the amazing artists who put up a lot of tutorials and step by steps in one place. They really did help a lot! Compositing done in Photoshop!




    Things I learned!

    zsketch zrigging!
    extracting a mesh from a mesh!
    insert multi mesh brushes!
    gravity brush modifier!
    materials and fill colors to separate subtools!
    zremesher!
    projecting details!
    delete hidden!
    BPR Rendering!
    Baking Zbrush render pass maps!

    Thanks for the fun!

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    It really was all an amazing competition. Good luck to you.

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