Nexttut shows how to make VDM, or Vector Displacement Mesh Brushes for Zbrush or Blender.
Unlike standard displacement methods, Vector Displacement allows for describing more complex shapes. You can achieve overhanging geometry and more by using vector displacements. In Zbrush, this type of displacement technique comes in the form of VDM (Vector Displacement Mesh) brushes, and while Zbrush comes with a bunch, you can easily make one custom.
This new tutorial from NextTut shows how to make Vector Displacement Mesh brushes for Zbrush. It’s worthwhile to note that Blender’s sculpting environment is also getting VDM brushes, so this technique could transfer over to that tool.
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