Bamboo Scene Tutorial

In this section we will look at a tutorial that explains the different 2D, 2.5D and 3D elements of a scene in ZBrush.

Bamboo Scene

This tutorial covers creation of a ZBrush-type ‘Z’, written in bamboo on a grassy background, with a few ladybugs thrown in.

You’ll explore:

  • Parametric objects
  • Deformations
  • Basic modeling
  • Texturing
  • Alphas
  • Canvas depth
  • Lighting and rendering settings


Part 1: Creating The Background

Part 2: Modeling The 3D Z

Part 3: Creating 2.5D Grass

Part 4: Finishing Touches – Adding a 3D Lady Bug and Rendering