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healing brush in zbrush?
show user profile  parkerfamily
is there a brush in zbrush to just erase all actions? i'm playing with the 30 day free trial, and so far, zbrush is AWESOME lol. i'm making a fish with a really weird mouth. a made a kid with a pole in his head but then decided he was sorta nasty so now i'm making a fish, and trying to make it look happy.

basically, i made one fin in the wrong place and need to clear it and remake it where it should be. or do a sort of paste geometry if zbrush can do that. the area i want it on is currently an untouched part of the sphere.
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2/24/2009 9:41:12 PM (last edit: 2/24/2009 9:41:12 PM)
show user profile  Setherial
You could use the smooth brush, best you start at the lowest subdiv level then work your way up.
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2/25/2009 1:11:39 AM (last edit: 2/25/2009 1:11:39 AM)
show user profile  markoid
Select sub rather than add in your brush settings and brush it away.
There's a symmetry function (under tools... maybe, don't have Z anymo) too if you want to paint identical fins on opposite sides.



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2/25/2009 1:40:20 AM (last edit: 2/25/2009 1:40:20 AM)
show user profile  K-tonne
smooth brush shortcut on whatever brush you're using is shift
a good 'trick' for just before you're about to make a major change is to store a morph target then you can go back to that at any time- also if you put the new change in a layer that's cool too- but you have a little less freedom when in a layer because you can't move through the subD levels and still be in the layer
tool> morph target> storeMT- to change back is switch in the same area, to store another morph target press delMT to clear the morph target you had before
tol> layers> new- to make a new layer and you can change the effect of what's in that layer with the intensity slider- same area
and the shortcut for symmetry is x

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2/25/2009 5:30:09 AM (last edit: 2/25/2009 5:30:31 AM)
show user profile  Setherial
in this sculpt I removed the entire eye area using the smooth brush (shift + whatever brush you are using, like K-tonne said) the recreated it

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2/25/2009 6:27:52 AM (last edit: 2/25/2009 6:27:52 AM)
show user profile  parkerfamily
thanks
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2/25/2009 8:09:55 AM (last edit: 2/25/2009 8:09:55 AM)
show user profile  parkerfamily
new question in zbrush, is there a sort of cut tool? my fish was made from a plane, and now i want to cut off the parts of the plane i didn't use in my fish.
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2/25/2009 9:04:36 AM (last edit: 2/25/2009 9:04:36 AM)
show user profile  jbrophy
There is a delete hidden button.




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2/25/2009 9:20:13 AM (last edit: 2/25/2009 9:20:13 AM)
show user profile  K-tonne
couple of ways you can do this- i guess the best would be the most complicated of course :)
i'll not explain that one cos it'll take ages
save the tool first (just for safety and zb likes to crash just when you've done loads of stuff lol)
tool> save as
hide the parts you're not liking- mask them off (ctrl +brush stroke on surface) invert mask (press ctrl off the sculpt) tool> masking> press 'hide PT'- this will hide the non-masked parts but they'll still be there- you could delete lower subd levels (tool> geometry> delete lower (can't remember if it's this exactly i've not got zbrush open at the moment but it's something along those lines)) then delete hidden tool> geometry> delete hidden
this will leave open edges though so not ideal
there are a couple of other ways i can think of that involve mesh extraction and the project tools but it is far too complex to explain and would take ages sorry

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2/25/2009 9:32:59 AM (last edit: 2/25/2009 9:32:59 AM)
show user profile  parkerfamily
k thanks, i haven't done symmetry yet on it, so it already has open edges.
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2/25/2009 4:28:48 PM (last edit: 2/25/2009 4:28:48 PM)
show user profile  ubik19761
go to www.3dtotal.com and look for the zbrush video tuts. you will learn the basics of zbrush. remember it's not max you have to do things differently.
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2/25/2009 4:43:51 PM (last edit: 2/25/2009 4:43:51 PM)
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