Keep up-to-date with Free tutorials!!

 

Sign up to our twice-monthly newsletter today for the latest tutorials, interviews and product information.

Sign me up to receive third-party emails from 3dtotal's partners, too!

- Latest news
- Exclusive Shop Offers
- Preview early content
- Plus much more

 

Not Ready to take that step? OK, Why not just Subscribe to the RSS Feed

 
submit tutorial
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Making Of 'Cool Guy'

| Your Rating:
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full
(Score 4.8 out of 5 after 5 Votes)
| 96362 Views
| 1 Comments
| Comments 1
Date Added: 26th November 2009
Software used:
Keywords:

In this step, I made some basic hair just to have an idea of what it would look like and to compose the scene (Fig.07).

1060_tid_fig07.jpg
Fig. 07

With the face's UVs done, I exported the model as an .obj into ZBrush. There I sculpted details like the wrinkles of the facial expression and skin pores (Fig.08). For this I used many anatomy references from myself and also some photos.

1060_tid_fig08.jpg
Fig. 08

Normal Map / Textures

Generating a normal map was a challenge because it's hard to export minimum details. So I used to ZMapper tool to merge the generated map from ZBrush with the normal map from Xnormal. It's a 4k map resolution (Fig.09).

1060_tid_fig09.jpg
Fig. 09

With the normal map and UV template done, I started doing the diffuse map of the face. I used brushes to paint from the base color to the freckles. I did it this way because I didn't have a high reference for the character and he wasn't a specific person. I just used some photos to make some textures for things like cells and pimples (Fig.10). But the overall face design was done from a desaturated normal map layer with the Linear Burn effect over a skin color layer (Fig.11).



1060_tid_fig10.jpg
Fig. 10

1060_tid_fig11.jpg
Fig. 11





< previous page continued on next page >

 
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Related Tutorials

Marvelous Dress in iClone

by Chuck Chen
published on 2016-06-21

Keywords: iClone, Marvelous designer, cloth, character, creator

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half (8)
Comments 1 Views 18651

Joan of Arc: Bases

by Michel Roger
published on 2010-03-24

Keywords: character, rigging, joan, arc,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star nonerating star nonerating star none (1)
Comments 0 Views 60682

Making Of '30 Minutes'

by Toni Foti
published on 2011-02-22

Keywords: character, woman, snow, street,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star none (8)
Comments 3 Views 49988

Creature Painting in ZBrush

by Josh Robinson
published on 2011-08-04

Keywords: character, creature, head, painting, zbrush, video,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star none (11)
Comments 0 Views 6978
Readers Comments (Newest on Top)
avatar
Krishv on Thu, 21 August 2014 1:58pm
Awesome job.
Add Your Comment..