The Complete Character for Games Workflow - Demon Girl

Using ZBrush, 3ds Max, and Photoshop - we will cover the complete character creation process from start to finish!
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  • Lectures 40
  • Contents Video: 6.5 hours
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  • Skill Level Expert Level
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

In this Complete Character Modeling course, instructor Dylan Brady takes us through the entire character creation process of his Demon Girl from start to finish. We cover everything from gathering reference and concept, building a base mesh in 3ds Max, sculpting in ZBrush, all the way to baking the maps and texturing the character.

In this course, we'll cover almost every step of the workflow with multiple softwares and workflows, and it's sure to propel your character modeling skills to the next level!


About the Instructor:

Dylan Brady is a self-taught character artist with 5 years of experience in games. His first job was as a outsourced vehicle artist for on Forza 3. From there he began working as a freelance character artist on several mobile and PC titles. His experience covers high and low res modeling techniques and he has a background in 2d art. He is currently working for Torn Banner Studios, creators of Chivalry: Medieval Warfare in Toronto, ON

What are the requirements?

  • 3ds max or Maya, ZBrush, Photoshop, Marmoset

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn the complete character modeling process for games from start to finsih
  • Learn to gather reference and build style guides for your character modeling

What is the target audience?

  • Intermediate level 3d artists looking to try their hands at character modeling
  • Beginner 3d artists looking to improve their texturing, modeling, and UV skills
  • 3d Character artists looking to hone their skills and improve their workflow

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Building the Base Mesh in 3ds Max and Starting the Forms
01:07

Source files and samples for Volume 1

Preparation
09:38
Building Basemesh Front
13:50
Building Basemesh Side
10:00
Building Hands and Head
11:44
Bony Landmarks
14:12
Basic Forms: Body
09:53
Basic Forms: Legs and Arms
09:05
Sculpting Start
10:40
Refinement and Polish
Preview
07:19
Breasts and Feet
08:17
Section 2: Refining the Body and Details
01:02

Source files and samples for Volume 2

Demonic Appendages for the Arms
16:30
Demonic Appendages for the Spine
04:46
Sculpting the Head
06:54
Inserting the Eyes
07:57
Attaching the Head
03:09
Sculpting the Hair
07:07
Sculpting the Bottoms
05:59
Sculpting the Shirt and Necklace
14:41
Modeling the Headphones
05:32
Section 3: Introduction to Retopology and Unwrapping
00:56

Source files and samples for Volume 3

Polypainting
16:54
Polypainting 2
11:59
Retopology
14:16
Retopoloy 2
Preview
08:50
Mouth and Eye
12:15
Finishing the Eye
12:40
Unwrapping the Body
09:13
Unwrapping the Head
16:41
Section 4: Final Details, Texturing, and Presentation
00:55

Source files and samples for Volume 4

Baking Maps
11:15
Light Bake and Eye Paint
15:42
Iris Texture and Alpha
10:47
Clothes and Hair
11:55
Modeling the Hair
13:46
Grime and Normal Overlay
08:52
Creating the Specular Map
14:19
Rendering in Marmoset - Final presentation
15:35
Bonus Lecture: Further Learning with 3dmotive
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