Monday, June 28, 2010
Sculpting with Blender
For anyone doing any sort of creature design work including full figured creatures to animate and make-up or mask concepts, ZBrush is a fantastic software tool to use. However, for many the price is what keeps most aspiring artists from not utilizing it.
Fortunately I have discovered, after being away from it for so long, that Blender, which is a free open-source 3D modeling program, now has a sculpting tool. This is as close to ZBrush as you can get and the price can't be beat.
So with that in mind here is a awesome three-part tutorial on sculpting Blender blender basics to get you on the right track:
The program can be downloaded here.