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Understanding Facial Anatomy in ZBrush
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Released Sep 1, 2012
Lee Magalhaes

Guest Tutor

Lee Magalhaes
In this tutorial we study the structure of the human face, starting from the skull into a male bust. We will learn valuable techniques for taking the bones of the human head and refining them into a realistic bust.
Introduction and Project overview
1

Introduction and Project overview

 
00:55
Discussing the custom interface
2

Discussing the custom interface

 
04:03
Analyzing our reference
3

Analyzing our reference

 
06:52
Starting to sculpt the skull
4

Starting to sculpt the skull

 
10:22
Continuing to refine the nose
5

Continuing to refine the nose

 
10:05
Refining the mandible area
6

Refining the mandible area

 
10:06
Sculpting the eye and eyebrow
7

Sculpting the eye and eyebrow

 
10:22
Fixing the teeth area
8

Fixing the teeth area

 
10:15
Comparing with other references
9

Comparing with other references

 
10:28
Finishing the nose and eyebrow area
10

Finishing the nose and eyebrow area

 
11:22
Reviewing and tweaking our skull
11

Reviewing and tweaking our skull

 
05:06
Analyzing our male bust reference
12

Analyzing our male bust reference

 
05:33
Starting to sculpt the bust
13

Starting to sculpt the bust

 
10:20
Refining the head features
14

Refining the head features

 
09:32
Adding another subdivision
15

Adding another subdivision

 
10:21
Sculpting rough details on the ear
16

Sculpting rough details on the ear

 
10:39
Refining the mouth area
17

Refining the mouth area

 
09:27
Refining the nose area
18

Refining the nose area

 
10:51
Discussing poles and smooth features
19

Discussing poles and smooth features

 
10:55
Tweaking the facial profile
20

Tweaking the facial profile

 
08:39
Adding more detail the eye area
21

Adding more detail the eye area

 
11:13
Refining details on the face
22

Refining details on the face

 
05:52
Adding detail to the forehead
23

Adding detail to the forehead

 
12:21
Adding wrinkles and pores
24

Adding wrinkles and pores

 
09:47
Sculpting hair on the eyebrow
25

Sculpting hair on the eyebrow

 
10:39
Bringing our mesh into Keyshot
26

Bringing our mesh into Keyshot

 
04:24
Finalizing our render in Photoshop
27

Finalizing our render in Photoshop

 
03:09