Learning the ways of the force..
Introducing a brand new FREE tutorial from triplegangers.com The video features some mild nudity, purely designed for educational purposes and falls within YouTube’s Policy. Split into 2 parts totalling over 2 hours long. How to work with RAW scanned data from Agisoft Photoscan.
The tutorials cover how to export a scan, remesh / re-sculpt the scan, UV unwrap, colour texture in Mudbox and finalize in ZBrush, a long with decimation for real-time viewing!
Whether you want to learn how to work with cutting edge 3D scan data, or if you work at a VFX studio, or if your an artist working at a 3D printing studio converting and cleaning your clients photogrammetry scans.
This tutorial should really help you increase the quality of your output data and improve results. Unlocking sharper, crisper underlying scan details and more clarity in your colour texture. In preparation for better, more sophisticated 3D printers yet to come…
Before you get started. The tools you will need:
1x decent PC
1x wacom tablet
ZBrush, Mudbox, Photoscan Standard, Photoshop CS6
Either 3DSMax, Maya, Modo, Lightwave or Blender
….patience and lots of cups of tea!!!
You can download Part01 here: http://vimeo.com/triplegangers/tutorial03-part01
You can download Part02 here: http://vimeo.com/triplegangers/tutorial03-part02
Tutorial 03 Part 01: Converting and processing RAW scan data
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The method is open to interpretation, there may be many other ways to solve the cleaning of RAW scans. I would love to hear your methods and pipeline ideas.
Tutorial 03 Part 02: Converting and processing RAW scan data
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|014||SPEED Mudbox texture painting||0:27:14:12|
|015||Mudbox hide & project||0:27:57:11|
|016||SPEED Mudbox texture painting cleanup||0:37:05:01|
The goal is to help educate others and find talented artists around the world to help create stunningly realistic human models using scans to work with. If you have any ideas on how to improve this work flow, please do let me know. It would be great to hear your comments and thanks for watching!