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    Default Concept Art using ZB

    I think Zbrush can be used as a powerfull painting tool for concept art, since it combines smart 2d-2.5d brushes, with 3D props and materials, all in one place.
    In this step by step walkthrough I explore a workflow that can be used for quick, concept art or even for finished matt paintings (with a bit of help from old PS).

    Before I start with the steps, I have here 3 zscripts showing you the ways I use some of the 2D tools:

    The first Zscript shows you how to create a blocky alpha brush, for expressive sketching and painting.

    The second Zscript shows the process I use for sketching in perspective.

    The third Zscript shows you how to use the Highlighter brush to create light, light beams and atmospheric conditions.

    In the step by step process, I take for granted that you know the staff that I show in the Zscripts. If you don't, then download and play them.
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    Here we go. Have fun

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    Thumbs up Thank You

    For this Wonderful Tutorial!
    I was always interrested besides creating characters in Enviroments, Matte paintings etc etc!
    You hit the spot by giving me this Tutorial
    When i have time i will show you my wips what have become from this tut!
    And i say it again Thanks!
    Zbrush is my new drugs!
    *need my fix*need my fix
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    Freedom...thats what drives a 2d/3d Artist.

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    Cool Final Image

    I hope you enjoyed the walkthrough. If you have questions, I'll be happy to answer.



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    Brilliant. Thank you !!!

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    What a wonderful thread. I love concept art but have never thought it was "possible" in ZBrush, but to see someone actually do it really makes me want to try it out. Thanks a lot for the scripts and step-by-step pictures.

    Quick question, did you also do the pigeons in ZBrush. I would think that you left such delicate painting to Photoshop?
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    This is beautiful work Myth. Long time no see and I can see why now. Thanks for one of the most beautiful tutorials I have ever seen

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    very cool, it automatically inspires me to get creating. excellent!

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    Woarg, funky man.... do you make Zbrushing only for sketch ?

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    Thanks for taking the time to make this tutorial. Interesting stuff!
    Last edited by ZModerator; 12-21-07 at 05:06 PM.

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    Default Great Tut!

    This looks fantastic!


    Thanks a bunch!

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    Thank you people, for your enthousiastic words!

    Artmarqy, I am looking forward for your WIPs

    TVeyes, the pigeons are indeed painted in photoshop. They could have been painted in ***918;brush, but they were an afterthought, created as I was puting my tutorial notes together in photoshop, and I was too lazy to further explore the painting potential of Zbrush.

    Smileman, I use Zbrush not only for sketching but also for finished paintings. This was a tutorial in concept art, which is basically a finished sketch, but those same techniques could apply for a matt painting or a finished illustration.

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