ZBrush: Sculpting/Rendering a Chimpanzee

PART 1: SCULPTING THE SKULL

This demo goes over part one of the foundation exercise of sculpting a chimp bust in ZBrush starting with a sphere. Focusing on reference and basic sculpting principles, a good beginner exercise if you are a beginner to the program. Also included are reference video and intro to ZBrush UI. For more great ZBrush resources check out badking.com!

Download includes:

Tutorial Video: 1 hour 9 mins

Reference Video: 14 mins

Intro to ZBrush video: 10 mins

ZBrush file of skull

ZBrush UI


PART 2: SCULPTING THE CHIMPANZEE

Part two of the chimpanzee sculpting tutorial, in this video we will start sculpting a chimpanzee starting with a sphere over top of the skull started in the previous video. For more great ZBrush resources check out badking.com!

Tutorial includes:

Tutorial video: 1 hour 16 minutes

Reference video: 14 mins

5 different zbrush models of sculpt start to finish

jpeg of rendered sculpt

ZBrush UI


PART 3: RENDERING THE CHIMPANZEE

Part three of the chimpanzee sculpting tutorial, in this video we will start polypainting our model and then render out materials in ZBrush then composite and paint in Photoshop to achieve the finished illustration. For more great ZBrush resources check out badking.com!

Tutorial includes:

Tutorial video: 1 hour 6 minutes

2 different zbrush models of polypainted sculpt with fibermesh

Layered photoshop file of final illustration

ZBrush UI


Basic License Agreement:

By purchasing this tutorial and content from Ben Mauro Design you are acquiring a Single Person Use license.

This is NOT an agreement of ownership. This license is non-transferable. Purchasing this tutorial and content is purely for educational purposes and any assets/3D files may not be used for ANY commercial purposes.

You may not rent, lease, sublicense, distribute, lend nor transfer models/2D files 'as is' in their original unaltered form without prior written consent from Ben Mauro Design.

Release Notes

Added a version for studios wanting to purchase for their entire company to use.

Basic License Agreement:
$35
License: Standard License
Stock Assets

For personal use and one commercial project (up to 2,000 sales or 20,000 views).

Tutorials

One copy to be used by a single user.

Installable Tools

One installation by a single user.

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By purchasing this tutorial and content from Ben Mauro Design you are acquiring a Single Person Use license. This is NOT an agreement of ownership. This license is non-transferable. Purchasing this tutorial and content is purely for educational purposes and any assets/3D files may not be used for ANY commercial purposes. You may not rent, lease, sublicense, distribute, lend nor transfer models/2D files 'as is' in their original unaltered form without prior written consent from Ben Mauro Design Read MoreRead Less
Files (15)
Chimp_skull_BM
ZTL /
17 MB
Chimp_headpaintedhair_FINAL_07_BM
ZTL /
52 MB
Chimp_headpaintedhair_06_BM
ZTL /
51 MB
Chimp_head_05_BM
ZTL /
49 MB
Chimp_head_04_BM
ZTL /
43 MB
Chimp_head_03_BM
ZTL /
43 MB
Chimp_head_02_BM
ZTL /
44 MB
Chimp_head_01_BM
ZTL /
23 MB
Chimp_FINALs_BM
tif /
100 MB
Benmauro_UI
cfg /
7.3 KB
04_CHIMP_rendering the chimp
mp4 /
340 MB
03_CHIMP_sculpting the chimp
mp4 /
410 MB
02_CHIMP_sculpting the skulls
mp4 /
260 MB
01_Chapter_REFERENCES
mp4 /
330 MB
00_Chapter_INTRO
mp4 /
160 MB
Extended Commercial License
$175
License: Extended Commercial License
Stock Assets

For use on an unlimited number of commercial projects with no limits on sales or views.

Learn More
This version is for companies wanting to purchase for the entire studio to use. This is NOT an agreement of ownership. This license is non-transferable. Purchasing this tutorial and content is purely for educational purposes and any assets/3D files may not be used for ANY commercial purposes. You may not rent, lease, sublicense, distribute, lend nor transfer models/2D files 'as is' in their original unaltered form without prior written consent from Ben Mauro Design Read MoreRead Less
Files (15)
Chimp_skull_BM
ZTL /
17 MB
Chimp_headpaintedhair_FINAL_07_BM
ZTL /
52 MB
Chimp_headpaintedhair_06_BM
ZTL /
51 MB
Chimp_head_05_BM
ZTL /
49 MB
Chimp_head_04_BM
ZTL /
43 MB
Chimp_head_03_BM
ZTL /
43 MB
Chimp_head_02_BM
ZTL /
44 MB
Chimp_head_01_BM
ZTL /
23 MB
Chimp_FINALs_BM
tif /
100 MB
Benmauro_UI
cfg /
7.3 KB
04_CHIMP_rendering the chimp
mp4 /
340 MB
03_CHIMP_sculpting the chimp
mp4 /
410 MB
02_CHIMP_sculpting the skulls
mp4 /
260 MB
01_Chapter_REFERENCES
mp4 /
330 MB
00_Chapter_INTRO
mp4 /
160 MB