ZBrush tutorial: Create an insectoid alien with DynaMesh

This tutorial will look at how I created a ferocious insect alien character using DynaMesh tools. DynaMesh is a new ZBrush approach to building volumes, which brings the program even closer to seamless digital sculpting.

DynaMesh enables you to add and subtract to the mesh without worrying about the original volumes or underlying topology. As you alter the shape, the mesh is dynamically rebuilt – hence the name DynaMesh. This approach frees you from the need to import a base mesh with an established volume. Now you’re free to add to and subtract from the form as you see fit as you work. This opens up new vistas of creativity, unhampered by software limits.

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