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08 August 2008, 09:37 PM

Hello! I have created a new tutorial that I have uploaded to YouTube the shows me creating facial anatomy using a base skull from Freedom of Teach ( and ZSpheres. I used the Clay Tubes Brush and masks for sculpting.

The movie is sped up and there is no audio at this time. This movie builds on the process that I developed in the Sculpting Facial Anatomy ( at Sculpt.Paint.Create and highlighted in Scott Spencer's book ZBrush Character Creation (

Human Anatomy: Anatomy of the Face (YouTube) (

Here are some screengrabs: (http://javascript%3cb%3e%3c/b%3E:zb_insimg%28%27102033%27,%27sg_1.jpg%27,1,0%29)

Hope you enjoy it.

Ryan Kingslien

08 August 2008, 10:04 PM
Very cool to see this go up here. :)

08 August 2008, 12:36 AM
Ryan...Nice tutorial...Thanks for sharing your process.:thumbsup: .I have a real problem when it comes to doing teeth in Z BRUSH,...Any good tips or tutorials for sculpting good teeth using Z BRUSH..?

08 August 2008, 03:49 AM
Hey Glenn, the coolest way I have seen was done by Cesar in his video at Gnomonology here ( Otherwise, I have always just sculpted them from a rounded plane. You can also download a free head from Alex Alvarez here ( and the teeth here (



08 August 2008, 04:36 AM
Thanks for the links Ryan - for anyone wishing to follow this thread, I'd suggest subscribing here, as Ryan is likely to post more tuts here as they are created. :)

08 August 2008, 04:57 AM
WOW!! This is GREAT!!:bounce: Thanks a lot, Ryan!!

08 August 2008, 05:39 AM
Nice thanks for the great tut, the 1st one was awesome, I think I've watched it about 10 times so far. Learnt a whole lot from your posts, since I found the 1st one, 2 weeks ago. Thanks again.

08 August 2008, 07:03 AM
thank you so much ! Keep going with such good work :)

08 August 2008, 11:48 AM
Gee man, this is fantastic.
Thanks for sharing.

08 August 2008, 12:02 PM
thanks man...ur tutorials helped me alot (and still do) when i started learning zb..keep rocking :thumbsup:

08 August 2008, 03:03 PM
Great tutorial man! Thanks!

08 August 2008, 04:27 AM
Ryan...THANK YOU for the links...I just put the upper teeth from the Alex Alvares link that you provided, into a model that I had put aside, because I was unable to give him decent teeth...his new teeth work, and look Thanks Again.:thumbsup:

08 August 2008, 07:29 AM
Rebeccak - Thanks for all your hard work here!

anandpg - Thanks! :)

DogBreath - Glad you liked the 1st one. I can still remember making it. It was a breakthrough moment for me. :)

jojo1975 - Thanks for the kind words. :)

Djampa - Glad you like it. :)

robinmitra1 - Glad to be useful. :)

Glenn - Cool. I'm a big believer in re-use. Recycling should be mandatory in the cg world too! :)

08 August 2008, 07:30 AM

I just uploaded a free high-rez version of my Ecorche: Sculpting Face Anatomy tutorial to Gnomonology. I have also just finished a version with audio that will go up for sale tomorrow.

You must create a free user account to download this tutorial.

Click here for Human Anatomy: Anatomy of the Face Free High-Rez Video tutorial (

Click here to view Human Anatomy: Anatomy of the Face on YouTube (

08 August 2008, 06:38 PM

Hello, I just uploaded a new and still free high-rez tutorial of Arm and Shoulder anatomy to Gnomonology.

You must create a free user account to download this tutorial.

Click here for Human Anatomy: Anatomy of the Arm and Shoulder Free High-Rez tutorial (

Click here to view Human Anatomy: Anatomy of the Arm and Shoulder on YouTube (

08 August 2008, 12:56 AM
WOW!!:cool: Thanks again, Ryan!:thumbsup:

08 August 2008, 10:55 PM
thanks alot man for the awesome tutes!

10 October 2008, 08:54 AM
wow! thanks for sharing!
and thanks also for sharing your - and other artists - skills/techniques at your ZB blog Sculpt. Paint. Create!

btw - if I may ask - about your blog/tuts presented there -
is it possible to access some of the tutorials (those that are placed on, for example Fr. Rimassonīs tuts) alternativelly from some other place?
The functionality is not available for the country where I live in - it is blocked for the Czech Republic, for some reason;

I know this question shoud be perhaps adressed to Francois - actually - I searched quite a lot - and was also trying to find some answer in the ZBC forum, but was not succesful so far - so I am asking you, just in case you could possibly know,
thanks, alena

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