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  04 April 2013
doubts about retopology

Hello to all,
how to make a good retopology in my model using zbrush, I have some difficulties if anyone has any tutorial q to q can tell me I can follow, I am grateful ...
Sorry for bad english ..


http://juggernautbr.deviantart.com/...%253A1366751505

thanks ..
 
  04 April 2013
I never use the retopo tools in ZBrush any more. Check out TopoGun or 3dCoat for retopologizing (you can download a trial for free). There are many TopoGun and 3dCoat videos available. Some of those videos may help you with the process (even though you are using tools in ZBrush). Also check out the Polycount Wiki page (it has tutorials on topology--just do a search).

For the horns I would just use some of the simple tools in TopoGun (just draw lines where you want edge loops and specify the number of quads) and it quickly retoplogizes them. I probably would not retopo the skulls like you are doing, just keep the edge flow going around the entire object (otherwise you are going to have some odd shaped quads and edge flow).
 
  04 April 2013
Originally Posted by juggernautbr: Hello to all,
how to make a good retopology in my model using zbrush, I have some difficulties if anyone has any tutorial q to q can tell me I can follow, I am grateful ...
Sorry for bad english ..


http://juggernautbr.deviantart.com/...%253A1366751505

thanks ..

Have you checked the ZBrush Classroom on Pixologic? They have some pretty decent videos on QRemesher.

BTW, software specific questions go in software specific forums, not in GD.
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  04 April 2013
Thanks

Thanks guys for the help,I'll try these ways that you told me,one another thing is not clear to me about what FrankIowa said to me,,the way to put the loops on the mesh,I´ll put some lines on photoshop over image to see if is that you are talking about..

About QRemesher, I doesn't have tried yet,only zspheres retopo,or the retopo tool,but will try qremesher too,thanks for the adivices...
thanks
 
  04 April 2013
check out these two threads:

http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?f=7&t=108412
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?f=25&t=38469

Some of the images are not there anymore, some are, you can read the comments.

The idea behind the topology is fairly simple: try to keep edges perpendicular/paralel on the deformations, with a hint to muscle shapes.
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  04 April 2013
Thanks Leionaaad for the links, I hope that they can be useful, I really make so many mistakes in my models,because doesn't understand well the way the topology must flow,now I'm trying another studies on the mesh,thanks a lot for the adivices..
 
  04 April 2013
Remesh

Hi all,
I'm doing this, rebuildying the mesh, and the entire model,with GoZ/3ds Max and ZBrush..
C&C are most welcome...
What do you think about to model the little skulls onto the shell,or should I make them separately?



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