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Environment Sculpting

Environment sculpting is the process of creating a high-resolution 3D model with a series of painting strokes, using. Usually the details from these models are baked into a NormalMap for a lower-resolution in-game model.

Sculpting Tiled Maps

Sculpting techniques for creating tilable normal maps and displacement maps.

Tiled Bricks and Stones

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ZBrush Tiling Sculpts - Zbrush methods to tile directly on a tool using brushes. One uses a double-size sculpt, the other uses WrapMode.

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Creating Tiled Textures and Displacement in Mudbox 2009 - byWayne Robson Painting in Mudbox on the middle of a 3x3 grid where each quad has the same overlapped UVs. (video is about halfway down the page)

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Pixologic - ZBrush - ZClassroom Digital Sculpting - Environments With Tate Mosesian Video tutorial from Pixologic about using Zbrush to create tiled textures, by the Lead Environment Artist atNaughty Dog.

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Pixologic Release - Learning Series: Tileable Textures Video tutorial from Pixologic about using Zbrush to create tiled textures. Includes a free ZScript called Layer Shift that will enable you to shift all layers on your canvas half the width or height of your canvas (similar to the Offset Photoshop filter).

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Tiling Rock Wall Tutorial - byHugo 'bugo' Beyer

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Tileable textures with Zbrush ($) - byRyan James Smith ($) 3dmotive tutorial about creating tiled pavers with 3ds Max, Zbrush, and Photoshop.

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Using Decals for Destroyed Structures - from theCryENGINE Art Asset Creation Guide Using alpha blended decals for broken concrete edges.

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Broken concrete for CE3 (Tutorial) - byValdemar 'sltrOlsson' Nyhlén Video tutorials using Zbrush and Maya to generate tiled maps for broken concrete edges.

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(Tutorial) Tileable Textures - bySean 'Oniram' Marino Video tutorials using 3ds Max, Zbrush, Xnormal, and UDK to generate tiled stone textures.

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Gravel Texture with Maya Dynamics - byValdemar 'sltrOlsson' Nyhlén Using Maya Dynamics to drop stones into a container and create a tiling gravel texture.

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Floor Baking Tutorial - byMathias 'MrFrags' Cadyck Designing, modeling, baking, and texturing a stone floor texture, using Maya, Zbrush, Xnormal, and Photoshop.

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Modular brick wall tiling - byGlynn Smith Tips and screenshots for sculpting modular brick walls.

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Gears of War 2 modular modeling - byKevin Johnstone+ more info+ even more info Tips and screenshots of using the grid for modular work.

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Generic wall tutorial - byBram 'Peris' Eulaers Using 3ds Max and Mudbox to sculpt tilable for a stone wall.

Tiled Cliffs and Grounds

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Solutions for sculpting tileable textures (other than bricks) in zbrush 4 - Zbrush method to tile using an imported mesh and brushes with WrapMode.

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The Last of Us Art dump / Rogelio Olguin - byRogelio 'rogelio' Olguin, a Naughty Dog artist working on The Last of Us. See also TheLastOfUsTerrain.

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Rock sculpting videos (silent timelapse) - byBehrooz 'rooz3d' Roozbeh, a Naughty Dog artist working on Uncharted 2.

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Temple Interior tiling texture process - byNicole 'Khalamea' Tan

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Creating Perfectly Tiling Meshes in Zbrush for use in Videogame Environments - byOwen 'SHEPEIRO' Shepherd Using ZBrush's 2.5D canvas to tile stamped meshes, then using Maya to model tilable geometry.

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Tileable Stone in Mudbox - bySascha Henrichs Sculpting in Mudbox, loading the displacement map in Photoshop for the offset filter, then fixing the seams with more sculpting in Mudbox.

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Tiling Rock Tutorial in Zbrush - byStephen Jameson Sculpting in Zbrush, loading the normal map in Photoshop for the offset filter, then fixing the seams in Photoshop.

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Tiling Rock Wall in Zbrush and Crazybump - byBobby 'crazyeyes' Rice Creating displacement map in Crazybump, then sculpting in Zbrush.

Sculpting Individual Objects

Sculpting techniques for creating individual non-tiling meshes.

Bricks and Tiles

Sculpt castillo.png UDK - Tristram Tunnels Test - byTravis 'Darkrusader' Castillo Painterly style sculpting and texturing using ZBrush, 3ds Max, and UDK.

Sculpt michaelvicente.png Orb - My work on Crasher - byMichael 'Orb' Vicente Painterly style sculpting and texturing.

Sculpt allardjulien.png my work at PI - byAllard 'Alloa' Julien Painterly style sculpting and texturing.

Sculpt ardolinoproceduralwall.png Stone Placement Tools script for 3dsmax - byAlessandro Ardolino A scripted tool for creating stone walls and floors in 3ds max.

Sculpt manjuriantile.png Tiles for normal map in Zbrush 3.5 - by'manjurian' Silent timelapse showing the sculpting of a section of distressed tiles, with grout.


Sculpt plunqironworks.png ZSketch Ironworks - by'plunq' Silent timelapse showing the sculpting of a wrought iron screen, from reference.

Sculpt weldseams.png Weld Seams Thread on Polycount about modeling weld seams.

Rock and Stone

Sculpt beyer2.png Zbrush Video Rock Formation tutorial - byHugo 'bugo' Beyer Two video tutorials about sculpting layered rocks with ZBrush.

Sculpt castillo2.png UDK - Tristram Tunnels Test - byTravis 'Darkrusader' Castillo Sculpting a stone figure using ZBrush, 3ds Max, and UDK.

Sculpt joshjay.jpg ZBrush 3 Poly Painting Tutorial I - byJosh Jay Using ZBrush, 3ds Max, and Xnormal to sculpt a rock model.

Sculpt yeramian.png Quickly Making Large Scale Rubble - by Timothee Yeramian Using 3ds max procedurals to quickly sculpt a concrete chunks.

Sculpt rockmodelingapproaches.png Rock modeling approaches - aPolycount thread A variety of approaches for sculpting individual rocks and tilable cliffs.

Sculpt henrichsproceduralstone.png 3dsmax Environment Modeling #1 Procedural Stone - bySascha Henrichs Using 3ds max procedural modifiers and maps to sculpt a sandstone rock, and easily create multiple variations.

Sculpt ardolinoproceduralstone.png Rock Generator script for 3dsmax - byAlessandro Ardolino A scripted tool for creating rocks in 3ds max, inspired by Sascha Henrichs' tutorial.

Sculpt amorimstone.png Stone Tutorial - byPedro 'bitmap' Amorim Sculpting a rock using Modo, ZBrush, Meshlab, and Photoshop.

Sculpt christopher.png Rock Sculpting Tutorial - byJacob M. Christopher. Sculpting unique non-tiled rock forms with Maya, ZBrush, Photoshop, and Unreal.


Sculpt philipkwood.png Rough Wood Planks Tutorial - byPhilip 'Philipk' Klevestav Sculpting and painting a rough wood texture using Zbrush, 3ds Max and Photoshop. More sculpting tutorials at http://www.philipk.net/tutorials/materials/materials.html.

Sculpt henrichsenvironment.png Sculpting for environment stuff - video tutorials - bySascha Henrichs Sculpting a wooden plank, a sandstone rock, and a tiled cliff.

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