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Zbrush Workflow in Blender?

I've decided to swith from Zbrush and start sculpting in Blender instead. I do props for games and my workflow in Zbrush was: Create a base blockout mesh in 3D software Split hard edges into ...
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Zbrush to Blender model, wrong/sharp shading issue with Cycles

I have a shading problem when using a model from zbrush to blender. My faces become non-planar and this is ruining all the shading. (Giving artifacts, sharp shadows) How can I solve this shading issue/...
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Convert zBrush VDM to Blender VDM using VDM Brush Baker 1.0.2

I am attempting to convert some zBrush VDM brushes to Blender VDM brushes using the VDM Brush Baker 1.0.2 in Blender 3.6. I have run into some problems when attempting this. In the image below is the ...
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How to Xpose a model similar to ZBrush?

How to Xpose a model similar to ZBrush? example: 1) house model with 600 parts. 2) Xpose View to make a flat view. have Each part center pivot and laid out X,Z, axis. 3) Xpose to reassemble.
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Fixed length curves in Blender like those found in Zbrush

Is it possible to move curves in Blender like the curves found in Zbrush? I have a Geometry Nodes modifier applied to a bezier curve and while the Trim Curve node works to keep the length fixed when ...
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How should I create a stylized, semi-waxy skin in Blender (Eevee)?

I am attempting to recreate the skin material created by Dmytro Bajda within zbrush, but in blender instead. I am specifically attempting to create procedural skin that looks like this: ^This is from ...
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Transpose cloth tool like in Zbrush?

I starting to get more into the sculpt tab of Blender, and I wonder if there is a tool to do thing like this: https://www.instagram.com/p/Cjf5jLyr3Q4/?hl=fr My question is about the cheese: sure, I ...
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How to use Grab tool at multiple objects at same time?

I am new to blender. Is there any way to sculpt different object at same time. Just like zbrush Transpose master or T-Pose tool
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How do I do Catmull-Clark subdivision without losing mesh volume?

ZBrush has a pretty well known way to subdivide without losing volume or details but still using Catmull-Clark and getting the smoothing benefits: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/zbrush-tips-tricks/...
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GoZ- Blender to ZBrush - GoB

I would like to install a GoZ live link between ZBrush 2022 and Blender 3.0. I have installed the GoB Add-on(v3_5_66)in Blender:Edit>Preferences>Add-ons. In ZBrush I have updated >Preferences&...
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Are VDM brushes usable in blender?

Is there a converter/importer/native support for VDM brushes? There are many ZBrush brush libraries in VDM format.
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my polygon stretched out when sculpitng?

Hi, I'm working on this 3d sculpt in blender and Im having this issue on the arm where the lines get streched if you see the torso it looks fine but the arm is messed up. I pulled the arm out. I'm ...
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OBJ - FBX - From Z brush - Always crashing on import

I found out Maya LT cant export high res mesh's so got to find a new way to scale my sculpts for retopo, sadly right out of the gate every type of map from OBJ, to FBX. BIN just sends Blender ...
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Displacement map exporting trouble

So, following tutorial by creating Displacement map (through ProjectAll) and then exporting it with the model to Blender (through Multi Map Exporter plugin (UDIM format) and GoB addon) then applying ...
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How to convert ZBRUSH .ZBP to a .jpeg or .png that I can use in blender sculping

I bought a $20 texture scale alpha for my dinosaur modelling https://www.artstation.com/marketplace/p/mjq6/28-custom-brushes-for-zbrush-2018?utm_source=artstation&utm_medium=referral&...
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Blender always crashes when I start working in sculpting mode

Blender always crashes when I start working in sculpting mode, it works good in other modes like object and edit mode but it crashes in sculpting mode, and my laptop does not have any issue related to ...
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Marvelous designer to Zbrush to Substance painter to Blender workflow issue

I've been following the cyberpunk jacket tutorial I got by Travis Davids and everything has been going mostly smoothly until now when I imported my garment from Zbrush and Substance painter to Blender ...
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Prepping File From Zbrush to Blender Rendering

Trying to work out a workflow for taking my highly detailed ring designs in Zbrush into Blender for rendering. I can bring into Keyshot from Zbrush and render just fine but when taking the same ...
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Blender to Zbrush problem

When importing my .obj from Blender to Zbrush it looks off. I've tried exporting it as a .fbx with no luck, and different kinds of subdiv levels. I'm not sure what info is relevant, so please ask, but ...
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Not sure how to make the topology uniform

I have a staff that I am creating and wanting to import into Zbrush, but I am having a hard time getting a good topology on the faces of this staff. Is there any way to make the faces into quads or a ...
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Scuplting for Beginners [duplicate]

What are some free sculpting tutorials for absoute begineers in sculpting, Where each brushes explained in details with examples?
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How to ease out the retopology works on Blender, like in Zbrush with groups and remesh, for a character you need to animate?

I've been using Blender to sculpt recently, and I'm sculpting a character that I want to animate. I'd like to make groups to remesh separately from the rest of the mesh, and ease out the retopology ...
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Can blender separate a sculpt mesh like zbrush?

I want to seperate a sculpted mesh and sculpt the on it without effecting the other mesh.
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Move brush from zbrush

There is a brush in Zbrush called move. The brush itself moves parts of mesh and is similar to grab brush in blender but not the same. Is there anything like move brush that I could use in Blender?
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Is there a move topological brush in Blender?

I can't find a way to change falloff to use the distance on the topology rather than the absolute distance. It is very difficult to sculpt things like fingers. When I grab one finger it automatically ...
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Photogrammetry retopology/projection like Zbrush

I am doing some photogrammetry scans using Agisoft Photoscan and importing the scans to Blender. The problem is that the UV maps are a mess, the meshes have too many polygons. The most common ...
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Does Blender2.8 havea Zbrush-style cursor for sculpting?

I mean that cursor of ZBRUSH thats projecting on the mesh .
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Vector Displacement from Zbrush to Blender

How do I get Blender to render a vector displacement map from Zbrush properly? I have rendered the diagnostic scene from Zbrush, but none of them are accurate enough to be useful. I am running ...
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"Join as Shape" error when trying to import a file for shape keys from ZBrush

This is my first time asking a question on this forum and I'm new to Blender, so hello everyone! This is pretty much my first time using ZBrush, Substance Painter, and Blender. Web searches got me a ...
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SCULPTING: Is it possible to keep base mesh vertices in place while subdividing?

What I'm looking for: a way to stop the starting mesh from melting into an unidentifiable blob of vertices when applying a MultiResolution modifier. Background: I'm currently following a Game Design ...
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It's possible to import and use Zbrush sculpt brushes into Blender?

I was searching for good textures and brushes and i found that there's a pack of brushes of a worker of Blizzard that can be used in Blender, the ORB's textures brushes. https://www.blendernation.com/...
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Imported zbrush mesh cannot be parented with automated weighted

I did a mesh in Zbrush, sculpt it with level subdivision 5. Send the mesh to Blender with GoB, automatically GoB import in blender Level 1 mesh (not a problem at all), so want parenting the mesh to my ...
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Why can't I sculpt on a plane when using Subdivision Surface? [duplicate]

When I add Subdivision Surface I just simply can't sculpt anymore, but...it works with multiresolution...any ideas why is that? Thanks
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How to make photo scanned 3D brushes?

How to make photo scanned brushes if I have these?
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Custom brush for sculpting?

Can I make a custom brush for sculpting with this materials and imitate some of the brushes from this paid pack?(paid pack: https://blendermarket.com/products/the-rock-essentials )
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How to quickly mark hard edges?

I'm learning the workflow between zBrush and Blender and lose all of the hard edge marks when transferring from zBrush to Blender, how can I either preserve the hard edges or remark them in Blender ...
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Zbrush Vector Displacement Maps

I'm trying to wrangle a vector displacement map from Zbrush into Blender but nothing seems to make it render properly. Instead it comes out mangled. Zbrush includes a helpful diagnostic model and map ...
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ZBrush sculpting brushes equivalents in Blender

I'm sculpting a lot recently and most of the sculpt-related tutorials on Youtube are for ZBrush, nevertheless human anatomy knowledge contained therein is universally applicable. To get more out of ...
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Can I Move a mesh from Zbrush to Blender?

There is a way to transfer a mesh from Zbrush to Blender? I'm using Blender 2.77 and Zbrush 4R7.
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How to import Zbrush brushes(files .ZBP) to Blender

I wonder if there is an add-on to use Zbrush brushes in Blender sculpt mode.
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Can I animate a model made in ZBrush?

I'm new in game modeling and animation, and I really liked how ZBrush works, but blender is better in animation, much easier, but too difficult with modeling. Can I animate a model made in zBrush? ...
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