Male Figure Sculpting In ZBrush | UArtsy
Male Figure Sculpting In ZBrush
Instructor:
José Péricles

Jose displays his techniques for sculpting the male form in ZBrush.

BENEFITS INCLUDE
Lifetime course access
Project based training
Community feedback
Email and phone support

The 5 most important lessons:

  1. Understand the specific forms and shapes of the Male anatomy.
  2. Learn how to sculpt both dynamic and non-dynamic poses.
  3. Understand human facial anatomy and convey detailed expressions .
  4. Quickly and effectively sculpt hair for your male figure.
  5. Gain a solid understands of muscles in motion and how they interact with each other.
Course Outline
Project 1 : Relaxed Pose: Sculpting The Basic Human Form
Basic Block Out of the Model Focusing on Major Shapes and Forms
10 Lectures
Lecture 1
Class Resources
Lecture 2  16:09
Intro
Lecture 3  20:54
Blocking Out the Body
Lecture 4  10:57
Arms and Head Blockout
Lecture 5  08:34
Defining Landmarks of the Torso
Lecture 6  22:10
Defining Leg Landmarks
Lecture 7  19:19
Arm Landmarks and Pose Refinment
Lecture 8  06:45
Live:Introduction and Welcome
Lecture 9  52:11
Live: Mod 1 Review, and Reference Suggestions
Lecture 10  40:39
Live : More Sculpting and Q&A
Project 2 : Relaxed Pose: Sculpting The Specific Forms Of The Torso
Breaking Down the Forms of the Torso in a Non-Dynamic Pose
7 Lectures
Lecture 1  20:26
Analyzing Torso Referance
Lecture 2  18:59
Defining the Abs and Obliques
Lecture 3  28:12
Refining the Torso
Lecture 4  19:24
Analyzing Back Referance
Lecture 5  20:30
Sculpting the Upper Back P1
Lecture 6  18:55
Sculpting the Upper Back P2
Lecture 7  16:42
Sculpting the Lower Back
Project 3 : Relaxed Pose: Sculpting The Arm
Sculpting the Arms in a Non-Dynamic Pose
8 Lectures
Lecture 1  25:30
Refining the Left Arm
Lecture 2  19:27
Detailing the Left Forearm
Lecture 3  21:48
Sculpting the Wrist and Upper Arm
Lecture 4  18:51
Refining the Right Arm Part 1
Lecture 5  21:08
Refining the Right Arm Part 2
Lecture 6  18:17
Detailing the Right Forearm and Shoulder
Lecture 7  25:40
Refining the Right Forearm and Wrist
Lecture 8  18:58
Sculpting the Left Shoulder
Project 4 : Relaxed Pose: Sculpting The Leg
Sculpting the Legs in a Non-Dynamic Pose
5 Lectures
Lecture 1  20:04
Refining the Right Leg
Lecture 2  18:56
Sculpting the Right Knee
Lecture 3  22:30
Refining the Lower Legs
Lecture 4  19:37
Refining the Left Leg
Lecture 5  27:44
Sculpting the Lower Left Leg
Project 5 : Relaxed Pose: Sculpting The Hands And Feet
Sculpting Hands and Feet in a Non-Dynamic Pose
14 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  20:51
Blocking out the Right Hand
Lecture 2  19:08
Refining the Right Hand Part 1
Lecture 3  25:49
Refining the Right Hand Part 2
Lecture 4  21:17
Adjusting Fingers and Nails Part 1
Lecture 5  18:16
Adjusting Fingers and Nails Part 2
Lecture 6  19:46
Adjusting Fingers and Nails Part 3
Lecture 7  19:20
Blocking out the Left Hand
Lecture 8  20:27
Refining the Fingers
Lecture 9  10:54
Adding Folds and Wrinkles
Lecture 10  19:10
Blocking in the Left Foot
Lecture 11  20:40
Adjusting the Left Toes
Lecture 12  11:22
Refining the Left Foot
Lecture 13  17:41
Detailing the Left Foot
Lecture 14  21:30
Final Details on the Left Foot
Assignment
Week 5 Assignment
Project 6 : Sculpting the Human Head in ZBrush
Sculpting an Idealized Male Head
4 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  20:35
Sculpting the Face Part 1
Lecture 2  20:15
Sculpting the Face Part 2
Lecture 3  20:21
Sculpting the Face Part 3
Lecture 4  27:19
Projecting the Face and Sculpting Underwear
Assignment
Week 6 Assignment
Project 7 : Blocking in the Model using ZBrush
Blocking in General Shapes and Forms of the Body
6 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  20:50
Body, Leg, and Head Blockout
Lecture 2  20:23
Right Arm Blockout
Lecture 3  24:50
Left Arm Blockout
Lecture 4  21:23
Refining the Abs
Lecture 5  21:45
Defining the Right Obliques and Serratus
Lecture 6  28:01
Defining the Left Obliques and Serratus
Assignment
Week 7 Assignment
Project 8 : Sculpting a Torso in ZBrush
How to Sculpt a Dynamic Torso in Pose
7 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  18:29
Sculpting the Upper Back Left
Lecture 2  15:03
Sculpting the Upper Back Right Part 1
Lecture 3  11:40
Sculpting the Upper Back Right Part 2
Lecture 4  11:47
Sculpting the Upper Back Right Part 3
Lecture 5  10:48
Sculpting the Lower Back Left
Lecture 6  08:46
Sculpting the Lower Back Right
Lecture 7  13:40
Refining the Deltoid
Assignment
Assignment 8: Sculpting the Back
Project 9 : Sculpting Arms in ZBrush
Sculpting Dynamically Posed Arms
7 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  19:24
Positioning the Left Arm and Defining the Muscles
Lecture 2  20:56
Sculpting the Left Forearm and Elbow
Lecture 3  11:55
Refining the Left Wrist
Lecture 4  20:06
Blocking in the Right Arm Muscles
Lecture 5  22:53
Defining the Right Forearm Muscles
Lecture 6  15:13
Finishing the Forearm and Defning the Shoulder Muscles
Lecture 7  11:39
Refining the Shoulder Muscles
Assignment
Assignment 9: Sculpting the Arms
Project 10 : Sculpting Legs in ZBrush
Sculpting Dynamic Legs in Pose
6 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  18:24
Sculpting the Upper Left Leg
Lecture 2  21:53
Sculpting The Lower Left Leg
Lecture 3  18:47
Refining the Lower Left Leg
Lecture 4  25:55
Blocking out the Right Leg
Lecture 5  25:16
Refining the Right Leg
Lecture 6
Crit 10 Replay
Assignment
Assignment 10: Sculpt the Legs
Project 11 : Sculpting Gripping Hands and Feet in ZBrush
Sculpting in Convincing Fingers and Toes in Pose
10 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  21:04
Creating The Fingers
Lecture 2  21:47
Refining the Finger Position
Lecture 3  25:43
Sculpting the Finger Details
Lecture 4  20:01
Sculpting the Pinky
Lecture 5  27:18
Sculpting the Thumb
Lecture 6  08:26
Creating the Left Hand
Lecture 7  12:00
Blocking Out the Left Foot
Lecture 8  21:22
Refining the Left Foot
Lecture 9  24:27
Sculpting Toes and Duplicating the Foot
Assignment
Assignment 11: Sculpt the Feet and Hands
Lecture 10
Crit 11 Replay
Project 12 : Dynamic Pose: Creating Emotion in the Face
Adding Emotion to the Face Sculpt
7 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  23:03
Quick Head Sculpt
Lecture 2  23:09
Creating Facial Expressions Part 1
Lecture 3  20:07
Creating Facial Expressions Part 2
Lecture 4  17:36
Hair Sculpting Part 1
Lecture 5  18:51
Hair Sculpting Part 2
Assignment
Assignment 12: Add a Facial Expression and Hair
Lecture 6
Crit 12 Replay
Lecture 7
Crit 13 Replay
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About the instructor

Jose Pericles is a 3D Artist at Polegar Opositor, a motion graphics studio based in Fortaleza, Brazil. He is both a traditional and digital sculptor, whose superior knowledge of anatomy and figure sculpting was honed under the guidance of renowned artist, Alex Oliver. Jose's work has been recognized throughout the CG community and has earned Top Row recognition from Pixologic.