Mastering Digital Design - Learn Character Modeling, Sculpting, and Texturing


Mastering Digital Design - Learn Character Modeling, Sculpting, and Texturing, Singapore SKillsFuture elarning online course

Course Description

A 3d artist who builds characters, it is a highly specialized field that requires a vast understanding of technique that differ from how environments and worlds are built. In this course, we will cover everything from gathering reference and concept, building a base mesh in 3ds Max, sculpting in ZBrush, all the way to baking the maps and texturing the character and sculpting a High Resolution character asset using ZBrush. The focus of this course will include sculpting processes, stylized anatomy, modularity, and basic design fundamentals to create a stylized character model. By the end of this course you should have a strong understanding of the steps towards creating your own high quality ZBrush models.

Learn tips and tricks of creating dynamic animation and games design.

- Know about the different branches in animation
- Learn about what goes into making a successful animation
- Understand better about the designing process with this course
- Be able to create your own monsters and creatures at the end of this course

This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.


Course Objectives

1. Know how to build a base mesh in 3ds Max
2. Be able to sculpt in ZBrush
3. Learn how to work with multiple software and workflows
4. Know about High Resolution character asset with ZBrush
5. Focus on sculpting process, stylized anatomy, modularity
6. Learn about basic design fundamentals for a stylized character modelling
7. Know how to hand paint and prepare a 3D character for game production
8. Understand the principles of rendering
9. Learn tips on tools and workflow methods


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Content

Complete Character Course - Volume 1

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Preparation

Chapter 3 - Building Basemesh Front

Chapter 4 - Building Basemesh Side

Chapter 5 - Building Hands and Head

Chapter 6 - Bony Landmarks

Chapter 7 - Basic Forms-Body

Chapter 8 - Basic Forms-Legs and Arms

Chapter 9 - Sculpting

Chapter 10 - Refinement and Polish

Chapter 11 - Breasts and Feet

Complete Character Course - Volume 2

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Demonic Appendages for the Arms

Chapter 3 - Demonic Appendages for the Spine

Chapter 4 - Sculpting the Head

Chapter 5 - Inserting the Eyes

Chapter 6 - Attaching the Head

Chapter 7 - Sculpting the Hair

Chapter 8 - Sculpting the Bottoms

Chapter 9 - Sculpting the Shirt and Necklace

Chapter 10 - Modeling the Headphones

Complete Character Course - Volume 3

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Polypainting

Chapter 3 - Polypainting 02

Chapter 4 - Retopology

Chapter 5 - Retopology 02

Chapter 6 - Mouth and Eye

Chapter 7 - Finishing the Eye

Chapter 8 - Unwrapping the Body

Chapter 9 - Unwrapping the Head

Complete Character Course - Volume 4

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Baking Maps

Chapter 3 - Light Bake and Eye Paint

Chapter 4 - Iris Texture and Alpha

Chapter 5 - Clothes and Hair

Chapter 6 - Modeling the Hair

Chapter 7 - Grime and Normal Overlay

Chapter 8 - Creating the Specular Map

Chapter 9 - Rendering in Marmoset

Stylized Character Modeling - Volume 1

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Tools Introduction

Chapter 3 - Reference Images in ZBrush

Chapter 4 - Blocking in the Main Body Forms

Chapter 5 - Block in Continued

Chapter 6 - Blocking in the Limbs

Chapter 7 - Clothing Block In

Chapter 8 - Torso Sculpt Block In

Chapter 9 - Extracting the Shirt

Chapter 10 - Creating a Quick Collar

Chapter 11 - Shoulder-pad, Belt, and Outro

Stylized Character Modeling - Volume 2

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Chapter 1 - Intro

Chapter 2 - Head Block-In Refresher

Chapter 3 - Sculpting 01 - Neck and Eyes Block In

Chapter 4 - Sculpting 02 - Jaw, Cheeks, and Brow

Chapter 5 - Sculpting 03 - Noses, Eyes, and Mouth

Chapter 6 - Sculpting 04 - Defining the Face

Chapter 7 - Sculpting 05 - Eyes and Brows

Chapter 8 - Sculpting 06 - Blocking in the Ears

Chapter 9 - Hair 01 - Block-In

Chapter 10 - Sculpting 07 - Tweaking the Face

Chapter 11 - Hair 02 - Beard Block In

Chapter 12 - Hair 03 - Sculpting the Hair

Chapter 13 - Hair Timeslapse

Stylized Character Modeling - Volume 3

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Chapter 1 - Intro

Chapter 2 - Sculpting Basic Anatomy

Chapter 3 - Sculpting the Hands

Chapter 4 - Sculpting the Armor

Chapter 5 - Sculpting the Armor 02

Chapter 6 - Sculpting the Gloves

Chapter 7 - Sculpting Boots and Pants

Chapter 8 - Sculpting Bracers and Sleeves

Chapter 9 - Sculpting the Torso 01

Chapter 10 - Sculpting the Torso 02

Stylized Character Texturing - Volume 1

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Chapter 1 - Intro

Chapter 2 - Head Retopology 01

Chapter 3 - Head Retopology 02

Chapter 4 - Upper Body Retopology

Chapter 5 - Head UVs 01

Chapter 6 - Head UVs 02

Chapter 7 - Baking Maps

Stylized Character Texturing - Volume 2

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Chapter 1 - Intro

Chapter 2 - Setting up for Painting

Chapter 3 - Blocking in Base Colors

Chapter 4 - Painting the Face

Chapter 5 - Painting Timelapse 01

Chapter 6 - Painting Timelapse 02

Chapter 7 - Finishing Touches

Stylized Character Texturing - Volume 3

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Chapter 1 - Intro

Chapter 2 - Setting up a Gradient Map

Chapter 3 - Painting Block In

Chapter 4 - Painting Body 01

Chapter 5 - Painting Body 02

Chapter 6 - Painting Timelapse 01

Chapter 7 - Painting Timelapse 02

Chapter 8 - Painting Timelapse 03

Chapter 9 - Finishing Touches

Orc Body in ZBrush - Volume 1

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Mesh Layout and UVs

Chapter 3 - ZBrush Polygroups

Chapter 4 - Sculpting the Body 01

Chapter 5 - Sculpting the Body 02

Chapter 6 - Sculpting the Body 03

Chapter 7 - Sculpting the Body 04

Orc Body in ZBrush - Volume 2

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Polygroups and Subtools

Chapter 3 - Sculpting the Pants

Chapter 4 - Sculpting the Skulls 01

Chapter 5 - Sculpting the Skulls 02

Chapter 6 - Final Skull Details

Orc Body in ZBrush - Volume 3

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Sculpting the Belt

Chapter 3 - Sculpting the Crotch Plate

Chapter 4 - Sculpting the Helmet

Chapter 5 - Sculpting the Neck Guard

Chapter 6 - Sculpting the Chains

Chapter 7 - Sculpting the Shoulders 01

Chapter 8 - Sculpting the Shoulders 02

Chapter 9 - Sculpting the Gauntlets

Chapter 10 - Sculpting the Legs 01

Chapter 11 - Sculpting the Legs 02

Chapter 12 - Sculpting the Weapon

Orc Body in ZBrush - Volume 4

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Polypainting the Body

Chapter 3 - Polypainting the Glove

Chapter 4 - Polypainting the Shorts

Chapter 5 - Polypainting the Skulls

Chapter 6 - Prepping the Armor

Chapter 7 - Polypainting the Helmet

Chapter 8 - Polypainting the Neck Guard

Chapter 9 - Polypainting the Shoulders

Chapter 10 - Polypainting the Crotch Plate

Chapter 11 - Polypainting the Belt

Chapter 12 - Polypainting the Chains

Chapter 13 - Polypainting the Gauntlet

Chapter 14 - Polypainting the Thigh Armor

Chapter 15 - Polypainting the Shoes

Chapter 16 - Polypainting the Shins

Chapter 17 - Finishing the Shoulders

Chapter 18 - Polypainting the Weapon

Orc Body in ZBrush - Volume 5

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Rendering our Textures

Chapter 3 - Creating the Spec Maps

Chapter 4 - Marmoset Setup

Chapter 5 - Final Render Presentation

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