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ZAppLink 3

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ZAppLink 3 is a ZBrush plugin that allows you to seamlessly integrate your favorite image

ZAppLink 3 is a ZBrush plugin that allows you to seamlessly integrate your favorite image editing software into your ZBrush workflow. Call up your image editing package while in ZBrush, use it to modify the active ZBrush document or tool, and then go straight back into ZBrush.

ZAppLink 3 can be accessed from your Document palette. ZApp Link 3 will allow the artist to do the following:

Create New ZBrush Layers in Photoshop

Create ZBrush Stencils in Photoshop via selection tools

Mask out parts of the ZBrush canvas using Photoshop's Layer Mask

Store views for your model to be painted in your image editing software

Generate a character sheet with all the views of your model

Save and Load views


Quick Guide

Draw a model on the canvas and enter edit mode.

Set Tool: Geometry: SDiv to the highest level.

Position the model to the view you want to paint on.

Press ZAppLink in the Document palette
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Press Enable Colorization if the pop-up appears.

Press Drop Now. You can also choose to enable perspective to work in perspective mode.
In your image editor of choice start painting in Layer 1. When done, save your image and return to ZBrush.

Press Re-enter ZBrush. If confronted with a screen that says OK(Unchanged) and Return To External Editor, press Return To External Editor and make sure your document was saved. Then return to ZBrush. Press Pickup Now.

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