Character modeling with Maya and ZBrush : professional polygonal modeling techniques / Jason Patnode
- Patnode, Jason
- Amsterdam ; London : Focal, 2008.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (vii, 400 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
- Pipeline and modeling guidelines; Overview of Maya; Intro to ZBrush modeling; Concept art; Anatomy; Creating a video game character; Creating a hyper-real character; Creating a photo-real character; UVs and texturing; The next step.
- Create believable CG character models with this unique book and DVD package. The stunning color images show just what you can achieve, and the detailed step-by-step tutorials show exactly how to achieve them. Every technique and tip is backed up with practical tutorials, using the models, textures and video on the companion DVD to offer a crash course to this vital skill. Jason Patnode takes you from low to high-resolution modeling - helping you span the gap between game and film industry skills. Based on Maya 2008 and ZBrush 3.0. You'll learn: Pipeline and modeling guidelines . Overview of Maya . Introduction to ZBrush modeling . Concept art . Anatomy . Creating a video game character . Creating a hyper-real character . Creating a photo-real character . UVs and texturing . How to create a demo reel * Master professional techniques and workflow processes with clear, easy to follow tutorials * Companion DVD contains video tutorials, plug-ins, models and texture maps as well as high quality art from participating artists * Interviews with professionals connect the concepts to real world workflow and applications.
0080557635 (electronic bk.)
9780080557632 (electronic bk.)
- Includes index.
DVD in back pocket.
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