Continuing his Tethered Islands series, Aaron Sims shares his techniques for building a creature in ZBrush. Using ZSpheres to design the initial body structure
MacMall Part #: 7130774
Manufacturer Part #: ASI04
Continuing his Tethered Islands series, Aaron Sims shares his techniques for building a creature in ZBrush. Using ZSpheres to design the initial body structure, Aaron develops the character from scratch. He then demonstrates how to skin the ZSpheres ž and add details, color and lighting. In XSI, Aaron discusses the basics of rigging, weighting, and animating the imported creature from ZBrush. Finally he covers how to pose, light, and render the creature in an XSI scene.
About 6 hours of lecture
ZSpheres Building a Creature Using ZSpheres Skinning ZSpheres and Adding Details Adding Alpha Textures and Color Basic Materials and Rendering Making Displacement Maps for XSI Basic Rigging, Weighting and Animating in XSI Rendering a Scene Using XSI
01. ZSpheres Basics 02. Modeling a Creature Using ZSpheres 03. Skinning ZSpheres and Blocking out Large Forms 04. Adding Smaller Forms 05. Adding Details 06. Adding Texture 07. Adding Color Materials and Rendering 08. Making Displacement Maps for XSI 09. Basic Rigging, Weighting and Animating in XSI 10. Posing, Lighting and Rendering the Creature in XSI
The Minimum System Requirements: 1GHz or faster processor 512 MB RAM 5 GB of hard disk space
Optical Drive Type Required
Microsoft Windows XP Professional,
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional,
Apple Mac OS X 10.2
Required Video Card
64 MB Video RAM
Minimum Display Resolution Required
1280 x 1024
This DVD-ROM also requires the Quicktime Movie Player (Version 5.0.5 or higher), and Acrobat Reader (Version 5.0 or higher) in order to view its contents.
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