Pixologic ZBrush 2020 for Digital Artists
Prof. Sham Tickoo
Authors: Prof. Sham Tickoo
Publishing Date: September 2020
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Pixologic ZBrush 2020 for Digital Artists textbook covers all the features of ZBrush 2020 in a simple, lucid, and comprehensive manner. It aims at harnessing the power of ZBrush 2020 for artists and designers. This textbook will help you transform your imagination into reality with ease. Also, it will unleash your creativity, thus helping you create realistic 3D models. It caters to the need of both the novice and advanced users of ZBrush 2020 and is ideally suited for learning at your convenience and pace. In this edition, the author has provided detailed explanation of some new and enhanced concepts such as CamView and Spotlight. Moreover, new sculpting brushes like XTractor and HistoryRecall have been covered. Additionally, the concepts like Array, ZPlugin, and FiberMesh are explained with the help of step by step illustrations.
Learn to develop high detailed characters for movies, games, and digital design projects
- Tutorial point of view and the learn-by-doing approach
- 24 real-world sculpting and modeling projects as tutorials
- Exercises which are based on real-world sculpting and modeling projects
- Additional information is provided to the users in the form of tips and notes
- The text in this book is heavily illustrated with about 1500 diagrams and screen capture images
- Self-evaluation test, review questions, and exercises
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Textbook covers all features of Pixologic ZBrush 2020 for Digital Artists in a simple, lucid, and comprehensive manner. It gives in-depth details of the concepts and explains the usage tools of ZBrush such as DynaMesh, NanoMesh, ZReemesher, ZModeler, NanoMesh and KeyShot renders.
WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR
With lots of features and thorough review, the author presents a book to caters to the need of both novice and advanced users of Zbrush 2020 and is ideally suited for learning at your convenience and at your pace.
- Exploring ZBrush Interface
- Sculpting Brushes
- Introduction to Digital Sculpting
- SubTools and FiberMesh
- DynaMesh, NanoMesh, and ZRemesher
- Materials in ZBrush
- Texturing in ZBrush
- UV Master
- Project I
Prof. Sham Tickoo is currently working as a Professor at Purdue University, USA. He received MS in Industrial Technology from Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA; MS in Industrial and Management Engineering from the University of lowa, lowa City, USA; and BS in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Srinagar, India. Before joining Purdue University in 1987, Prof. Tickoo has worked as a Design Engineer, Quality Control Engineer, and Software Developer. Prof. Tickoo has authored/co-authored textbooks on several major CAD/CAE/Animation software packages like ANSYS, SolidWorks, CATIA, Pro/Engineer, NX, AutoCAD, Customizing AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, Solid Edge, 3ds Max, 3ds Max Design, Autodesk Inventor, Mechanical Desktop, and VIZ. In addition to North America. His textbooks have been translated and published in Russia, Japan, India, South Korea, and Serbia. Prof. Tickoo has obtained over $24 Million software grant form ANSYS, IBM, and Siemens.
In 2003, Prof. Tickoo was awarded a US patent for one of his invention “Self Adjusting Cargo Organizer for Vehicles”. He is currently working on the design and fabrication of two new wind turbines that will significantly increase their power output and can be used to charge the batteries of an automobile. Prof. Tickoo is actively involved in consulting and has served as a consultant to over fifty companies in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, California, and Canada.