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Winter 2019: 3D Character Program / Intermediate Modeling - ZBrush Introduction
TERM DATES: Jan 2, 2019 - Mar 19, 2019
LEVEL: Intermediate 
COURSE PREREQUISITES: Introduction to 3D Modeling, Introduction to Rigging
1. Intermediate Modeling - ZBrush Introduction

Students learn how to use ZBrush software, sculpting a character from
a design. NOTE: This course requires the purchase of the student
version of ZBrush, typically $450. Students learn the process of
topologizing a dense sculpted mesh into a usable 3D model in Maya.

Students learn the best modeling work-flow and practices in order
to make appealing characters. Students tackle advanced facial modeling
and learn the landmarks including: how to evaluate a model from multiple
vantage points, how to simplify lines, what to look for to reveal model

Students also model a hard surface object or set piece for their character.

critique time *
class time
Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Charles Ellison
United States
Currently creating art for DreamWorks Animation as a Modeling Supervisor, Charles has enjoyed a rich career in the Feature Animation world. Having worked on franchises such as the “How To Train Your Dragon” and “Kung Fu Panda” series amongst others, Charles has been fortuna...
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