Higher Education

Secrets of Zbrush Experts: Tips, Techniques, and Insights for Users of All Abilities, 1st Edition

  • Daryl Wise
  • Marina Anderson
  • ISBN-10: 1435458974  |  ISBN-13: 9781435458970
  • 320 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $33.75



Step into the creative minds of some of today's best ZBrush artists! ZBrush is the digital sculpting and painting program used for animation, film, video, and computer games that has revolutionized the 3D industry. The artists featured in this book use ZBrush to create 3D models for some of the most prestigious studios in the industry such as Disney, Weta Digital, Sony, Dreamworks, Blur and Digital Domain. SECRETS OF ZBRUSH EXPERTS: TIPS, TECHNIQUES, AND INSIGHTS FOR USERS OF ALL ABILITIES allows you the opportunity to look into the creative process of these remarkable artists. Each chapter details the professional background of an individual expert and includes techniques, insights, and resources followed by an image gallery highlighting some of the artist's work, both personal and professional. The book features a companion website that includes image galleries, motion graphics, tutorials, favorite Internet links, and free content. This book and web resource will provide inspiration, insight, and practical advice for ZBrush artists of all abilities.

Features and Benefits

  • The beautiful, 4-color interior features high-quality digital artwork created with Zbrush by the artists featured in the book.
  • Provides content that no other Zbrush book on the market offers.
  • The content is non-version specific, giving it a long shelf life.
  • A companion website will include galleries, tutorials, and additional helpful content from the artists.

Table of Contents

1. Movie/VFX.
2. Illustration.
3. Character Design.
4. Figure Creation.
5. Concept Design.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Daryl Wise

For the past 15 years, Daryl Wise has worked as owner/operator of StreetWise PR (www.StreetWisePR.com), a public relations and marketing firm near Silicon Valley. Clients include or have included Macworld Expos, the artist Peter Max, HP, Ambient Design, Adesso, Pixelmator, Gluon, and e frontier. Wise was director of the Santa Cruz Digital Arts Festival for three years and is a member of Cabrillo College's Digital Arts Advisory Committee. He is the author of SECRETS OF POSER EXPERTS and SECRETS OF COREL PAINTER EXPERTS (Course Technology PTR).

Marina Anderson

Marina Anderson is a professional computer games and film artist who has been working with CGI for the past 17 years with companies ranging from Virgin Interactive to the Indestructible Production Company at Pinewood Studios in the United Kingdom. Her skill levels and expertise include character creation, texturing, motion capture shoot directing, and key frame animation. You can find her profile and work online at Marinamation.com.