Mudbox: A Practical Guide
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(Mar 23, 2007)
Skymatter s Mudbox 3D is the highly anticipated digital sculpting tool artists have been waiting almost a year for. Mudbox has a fast efficient interface, it s tools allow you to work fast and create amazing sculpted detail in a matter of minutes. Highly complex photo real characters are easily attainable if you understand the tool set and work flow of Mudbox. Mudbox: A Practical Guide will take the artist on a tour of the Mudbox interface and explain how each tool can fit into their workflow. Using plain, well paced narrative Wayne takes the viewer, tool by tool on an eye opening exploration. After showing you the interface and tool set, Wayne takes you through a detailed one hour tutorial of these new tools. Lastly, in section 2, Wayne shows you how to model semi complex objects in Mudbox, in this case the cover image. This detailed model gives you amazing examples of different modeling tools and techniques. In classic KURV studios style, you will be modeling like a pro in no time... well in about 3 hours. The final modeling project can be viewed here http://www.kurvstudios.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1890 Topics Covered: Introduction to Workspace, Interface and Tools 1.5 hours Aimed at artists not only new to Mudbox but perhaps new to modeling with a digital sculpting tool. This section takes a very methodical look at every tool and feature available in the drop down menus. Each tool is explored enough to allow the viewer to understand its use or application. This section of the video will give new Mudbox users an excellent foundation of knowledge on the software and even intermediate users a better handle on Mudbox s depth of tools. Sculpting Project Alien 2.5 hours This section of the DVD will show you how to put your new found knowledge to use. This section is more than 2 hours long and goes into a comprehensive tutorial on modeling in Mudbox. Mudbox has many very powerful tools and Wayne walks you through a live modeling project.
About the Actor
Wayne Robson - is a freelance digital artist & professional writer who lives in Durham England behind a keyboard. He's sure he had a life at some point but isn't quite sure where it disappeared to. Wayne fell into 3D accidentally and found he rather liked it. The last few years have seen him go from being homeless, to becoming a respected artist in the field. Wayne comes form a rather different background to everyone else in 3d. He is used to be a well known escapologist (and still holds a world record that remains to this day unbeaten), used to teach guitar to grade 8 level and is entirely self taught. He can be found helping others through his tutorials on a number of forums online. Wayne also is a professional writer on 3D and related subjects, and has a goal to help people who are starting out to learn as fast and effectively as possible. Wayne is also a super-moderator over at subdivisionModeling.com and can be found at his personal site www.dashdotslash.net.See all Editorial Reviews