Calibrated Clay (Part 2)

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Integrating ZBrush into CAD jewelry design

By Darla Alvarez, GIA Jewelry Design & Technology Instructor

Click here for Part One of this tutorial.

ZBrush, a digital clay sculpting software, is being pulled more and more from its original movie and gaming roots into use as a product development tool, including in jewelry design. In part one of this series (which appeared in the June 2018 issue of MJSA Journal), we saw how ZBrush can be used alongside traditional jewelry CAD techniques. In part two, we will look at production-friendly tools within ZBrush.