Character Modeling with Maya and ZBrush: Professional polygonal modeling techniques by Jason Patnode
English | 2008 | ISBN: 0240520343 | 408 pages | PDF | 50 MB
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.Youll 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