Orc Rider and Bull Creature Creation in Zbrush – Course Resources

Orc Rider and Bull Creature Creation in Zbrush – Course Resources
English | Size: 393.9MB
Category: Tutorial

Do you have problems modelling creature anatomy, both humanoid and animal-like?

Are your fantasy characters always a little off somehow?
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The Art of Iconic Creature Design Photobashing and Zbrush Workflows With Aaron Sims

The Art of Iconic Creature Design Photobashing and Zbrush Workflows With Aaron Sims
English | Size: 831.7MB
Category: Tutorial

Aaron Sims, the mind behind some of this generation’s most unforgettable cinema creatures, began his career over three decades ago as a special effects artist working alongside industry icons Rick Baker and Stan Winston (Evil Dead, Gremlins 2, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Men In Black). His pioneering techniques in the world of visual effects influenced the face of character and creature design in Film, Television, Games, Previs, and VFX early on in their application (A.I., Constantine, War of the Worlds, Big Fish). In 2005, Aaron Sims Creative was formed in order to bring together a wide range of the world’s most talented concept and visual effects artists and create memorable characters, creatures, VFX, costumes, and key scenes (I am Legend, The Incredible Hulk, The Amazing Spiderman, Clash of the Titans, The Conjuring, Stranger Things). Aaron’s unparalleled skill and dedication to consistently creating stunning content for all platforms of visual entertainment has led ASC to become the premiere boutique studio for creature and franchise design & development. [Read more…]

Animation Mentor – Creature Animation on Demand

Animation Mentor – Creature Animation on Demand
English | Size: 2.7GB
Category: Tutorial

June 25, 2013
Has your animation training so far taught you how to make your characters walk, jump, and run? Then it’s time to learn how to animate quadrupeds and flying creatures to prowl, pounce, and fly. In this series of lecture materials excerpted from Animation Mentor’s acclaimed Creature Animation Program – working professional animators teach you how to conceptualize an action sequence, pace the action, animate creature interaction, work with live-action footage, and integrate live-action plates. And, you can fully access the lectures when you want from your mobile or streaming device. [Read more…]

The Gnomon Workshop – Creature Sculpting with Dominic Qwek – ZBrush, Keyshot and Photoshop Techniques

The Gnomon Workshop – Creature Sculpting with Dominic Qwek – ZBrush, Keyshot and Photoshop Techniques
English | Size: 1.2GB
Category: Tutorial


In Creature Sculpting, Character Artist Dominic Qwek shares his workflow for creating a creature bust using ZBrush, KeyShot and Photoshop. He covers the initial design process and how to block out the primary and secondary forms and evolve the design in 3D. He then details the sculpt in multiple stages while covering the features in Sculptris Pro and talks about the various techniques he uses in each stage. Lastly, Dominic shows how to quickly setup lighting and rendering in KeyShot, then composite the render passes in Photoshop to create a realistic 3D creature concept for final presentation. For those interested in 3D creature design, this title offers valuable workflow and techniques from one of the industry’s leading artists. [Read more…]

ALLAN MCKAY creature vfx 1

ALLAN MCKAY creature vfx 1
English | Size: 932 MB
Category: Tutorial

Creature FX: Volume 1 is the first in a series of training DVDs designed to focus on dozens of the visual effects associated with characters, creatures and other organic and animated subjects. It introduces many advanced industry techniques developed specifically for the latest crop of effects-laden films and utilizes up to date software and methods to create blockbuster visual effects!
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Sculpting a Creature Bust in ZBrush

Sculpting a Creature Bust in ZBrush
English | Size: 4.59 GB
Category: Tutorial

In this ZBrush tutorial we focus our attention on sculpting a creature bust with specific attention being paid to the concept art. We will go deep into how to construct a creature bust using only one piece of concept art. We will discuss the advantages and limitations of having a concept to work with as well as various techniques inside of ZBrush that will speed up your workflow. [Read more…]