Introduction to Sculpting Hair in ZBrush’s Henning Sanden has a look at his process for sculpting hair in Zbrush, offering some tips for how to make the hair look appealing.

Henning’s process is to simplify the shapes down to basic forms by suing the Clay Build brush along side the move brush, adding the finer details afterwards. As with creating anything visual,  starting with the details right away will paint yourself into a corner quickly.

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  • Keep it clean

  • Make sure the hair is flowing nicely

  • Smooth it out

  • Check the silhouette

  • Work from general to specific

  • Never sculpt all the strands of hair