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danielvan
01-24-2006, 01:30 PM
Hello!

I like to use books to study and already did some tutorial on web, trying to learn Zbrush. But, i didn't bought any books by now because I do'nt know if there's a good one out there and where I can find it.

Can someone show me a good zbrush book that takes me from beginner to intermediate level?

Kassar
01-24-2006, 03:45 PM
Try the Practical Guide and the Zbrush tutorials. The best way for de beginners. Gnomon DVD series and KURV video tutorials are really good too.

You can download the Practical Guide from www.pixologic.com

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danielvan
01-24-2006, 04:07 PM
Thank you.

Navigating through the pixologic site I saw that they give a nice support for beginners and people wanting to get into Zbrush. I'll take a look at the practical guide, tutorials and videos available there. After that, i'm going after the Gnomon DVDs.

Kassar
01-24-2006, 05:05 PM
Thank you.

Navigating through the pixologic site I saw that they give a nice support for beginners and people wanting to get into Zbrush. I'll take a look at the practical guide, tutorials and videos available there. After that, i'm going after the Gnomon DVDs.

You're welcome man and good Zbrushing ^^

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Andreseloy
01-24-2006, 05:17 PM
Amazon.com is offering a ZBrush Book Tips and Trick pre-release from Matthew Yetter (Aurick)
Andreseloy

danielvan
01-25-2006, 12:43 AM
I'll take a look at this book. I'm hoping to improve my work using Zbrush together with Maya. Everyone's saying that it helps very much for texturing and modeling some details ;)

APLevitz
01-25-2006, 07:42 AM
There should also be a ZBrush/Maya Workflow PDF in the ZClassroom, specifically tailored to your needs. Be sure to check for that one while you're there.

DorisDay
01-26-2006, 05:53 PM
Amazon.com is offering a ZBrush Book Tips and Trick pre-release from Matthew Yetter (Aurick)
Andreseloy

When did this happen???

acmepixel
01-26-2006, 06:21 PM
The best book in print for Zbrush (so far);
http://206.145.80.239/zbc/showthread.php?t=3471
and it's free in Acrobat format.

The Learning Kit,
QuickStart: Workflow Series,
All found in the Classroom;
http://pixologic.com/zbrush/class/classroom.html

And all newbies should study the Features Overview;
http://209.132.69.82/zbrush/zbrush2/Z2Home.html

And get in the habit of going here when the built-in Help and Tutorials are not enough;
QuickLinks;
(check these before posting a question that might make one seem stupid).
http://206.145.80.239/zbc/zb_quicklinks.php?q=7

And here's an essential step-by-step; (just one of many)
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=200732&page=1&pp=15

Of course the DVD's mentioned above,

And also something often overlooked;
The 1.55b Quick Reference Guide with the quick reference cards;
How ZBrush Works, Basics of 2.5D Painting, The Transform Palette, Using ZSpheres, Texturing & Materials, Lighting & Rendering, and, Keyboard Shortcuts & ZBrush Resources;
http://206.145.80.239/zbc/showthread.php?t=5045

Then there's the Artists In Action series;
http://pixologic.com/zbrush/class/artaction.html

And my favorite;
The Featured Gallery;
Here you can visually browse for what interests you, (painterly style, sculpture, modeling, etc).
http://206.145.80.239/zbc/featured2col.php
(a broadband connection really helps with this page.)

Well, that should keep you busy for a while....


:thumbsup:

Andreseloy
01-26-2006, 06:40 PM
Hi Buckie search in Amazon.com

http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/372/unleashingzbrush1yk.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

Andreseloy

ps: I adquire mine in 14 January

DorisDay
01-26-2006, 07:44 PM
Hi Buckie search in Amazon.com

http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/372/unleashingzbrush1yk.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

Andreseloy

ps: I adquire mine in 14 January

I don't recall this being mentioned on ZBC, maybe I'm losing it, thanks by the way...:thumbsup:

Is it geared towards beginners or more advanced users???

Andreseloy
01-26-2006, 08:38 PM
I really dont know if begginer or advanced, but for sure TONS OF ZBRUSH TIPS AND TRICKS FROM A MASTER!!!:thumbsup: Andreseloy

DorisDay
01-27-2006, 07:20 AM
Thanks mate...

Looks like Amazon's gonna get a visit...:applause:

marcus-civis
01-30-2006, 03:42 PM
I don't think it's been mentioned offically at ZBC yet because the book is not published for a few months. But I came across it and posted a thread 'we have an author in our midst' in the community forum.

It certainly looks like being the definitive guide. I guess Matt's knowledge of ZB is encyclopaedic!

Upham
01-31-2006, 08:50 AM
ps: I adquire mine in 14 January

Is this book out yet or not?? Have you ordered this book on 14th Jan, or recieved this book on 14th Jan? Amazon's telling me it's out April 28, 2006.
I'd expect there would be a lot of fanfare for the very first ZBrush book!

Upham :)

Andreseloy
01-31-2006, 08:58 AM
Upham friend, excuse my very bad english: I ordered !

Andreseloy

yeray
02-02-2006, 01:23 AM
a good tutorial this: Aaron Sims, DVD, find in www.gnomon3d.com is very good :) and the videotutorials www.pixologic.com find in "about zbrush/Artis interview" very good too

ArtbyBpc
02-06-2006, 06:29 PM
Getting Into ZBrush from Kurv Studios is a great dvd. Well worth the money. Also Digital Tutors has some good dvds on Zbrush.

xGoodyx
02-09-2006, 04:13 PM
I will sell the zbrush gnomon collection and kurv studios on ebay by next week. msg me if u are interested.

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