• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Digital Arts & Photography

ZBrush is the leading digital sculpting software in the industry. ZBrush feels very much like traditional sculpting and allows for limitless creativity.

This course is geared towards beginner and intermediate students who wish to gain a solid foundation in digital sculpting.

Beginners will be introduced to ZBrush and learn how to sculpt simple organic subjects.

This course is an excellent follow-up to 012 ONLINE: ZBrush Level 1

034 ONLINE: ZBrush Level 1, Part 2, will continue on from Part 1 and explore how to sculpt clothing and simple accessories.  

Students will able to make a presentation sheet and turntable animation movie of their final work.

Note: A basic computer fluency is required for this course.  This course requires students attend weekly as the course material is cumulative. See Materials below.

Winter 2021: 6 Weeks: BaseTuition $275

TSA will deliver this course using ZOOM. Prior to the course session, you will receive an invitation for the session(s) via email. You'll need a laptop, desktop or tablet, internet connection with good bandwidth and headset (either wired or wireless). We recommend that you set up a free ZOOM account and be familiar with ZOOM prior to the class beginning.  Here is a link to help you get started: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/categories/200101697

Notes: Instructor Florian Jacot is a Toronto based visual artist who teaches ZBrush and Figure Sculpture at TSA (since 2009). He's also an instructor of figure sculpture, artistic anatomy, and figurative drawing and painting at Sheridan College, Centennial College and has taught at Max the Mutt Animation School and Artist 25 Studio. Jacot works traditionally in fine arts and does freelance work digitally for the film and gaming industries. His work has been exhibited on several occasions in shows and galleries. In 1999, he received an award from The Sculpture Society of Canada for two of his sculptures.
* This course is not currently open for registration

What you will learn

An introduction to ZBrush including basic:

  • Organic Sculpting: human figure & anatomy, characters, creatures
  • Character posing and facial expressions

Materials to Bring

Students will need to either lease ZBrush for $40/month or use ZBrush's 4 week free trial period for part of the course.

A Wacom tablet will also be required (approx $120)

Note: TSA has a limited supply of Wacom tablets which may be leased for $25 plus a refundable deposit of $125. They must be returned immediately in working condition after the course is complete. Please contact us for further information.