View Full Version : can we change background in zbrush ?

04 April 2010, 07:00 PM
hey guys i was just wondering if we can import a jpeg image as a background or simply change the default background color of zbrush?? though i imported an image by going in document menu n then import but we can't work on a model then..coz the moment i click on edit the image vanishes....

04 April 2010, 08:10 PM
You can change the document background colour in the Document palette and Preferences palette.


04 April 2010, 09:17 AM
hey buddy thanks a lot for the help.. but actually i was trying to change the default[black & white] canvas color..from document palette i can only edit the black and white gradient but not actually the color.. and from preferences i could only change the icon and palette color of the zbrush but i didnt know that either so it still helped ...thanks again...

04 April 2010, 12:28 PM
h.from document palette i can only edit the black and white gradient but not actually the color..

Of course you can. Choose the color you want for your background as your "Main color" (color chip on the default left panel), then click on the button labeled "Back" in the Document menu. If you don't want a gradient as your background color change the "Range" slider (directly below the "Back" button) to 0. If that is not what you want explain yourself. I don't get it.

If you want an image in the viewport background you have to load it as an image plane. Click on "Texture" -> "Image Plane" -> "load image". If there is no "Image Plane" entry in this menu you have to download the plugin from the Pixologic Download Center ( It's free.

04 April 2010, 01:44 PM
hey thanks alot buddy ...thats exactly wat i wanted... i just didnt know that i need to adjust color from the color palette for the background also lol :-D

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