Turn ZBrush Models into Animated Characters

Efficient Modeling, Animation, Game Design,
and Fine Render for ZBrush

With Character Creator’s (CC) fully-rigged character base and GoZ round trip design, CC gives ZBrush artists a significant edge to quickly turn their detailed ZBrush sculptures into face and body animatable characters. Import all your ZBrush assets including morphs, textures, cloth, hair and accessories into Character Creator, for unlimited mix & matching possibilities. Then animate them through a wealth of motion libraries, HumanIK, or motion capture for action-packed photorealistic renders every time!


How CC Benefits Your ZBrush Design

1Strike Unlimited Poses With Character Creator

  • Auto-rigging for ZBrush Characters that works with individual subtools.
  • Limitless pose possibilities from motion clips and mocap sequences.
  • Custom pose editing with HumanIK and hand gesture controls.
  • Hard/soft surface treatment and nuanced accessory management.

2Animate ZBrush Characters with Face, Body & Physics

  • ZBrush sculptures become fully-rigged animatable characters once brought into CC.
  • Animate on-the-fly with iClone Motion Libraries, Facial Lip-sync, and Soft-cloth Physics.
  • Capture Face, Body, and Hand Motions with Popular Mocap Hardware using iClone Motion LIVE.
*Requires iClone,  iClone Motion LIVE - sold separately

3Play-ready ZBrush Characters Optimized for Games

  • Gamify your ZBrush characters in CC with the built-in InstaLOD technology that includes: Polygon Reduction, Remesher, UV Merger, and LOD generator.
  • Easy to export and auto convert characters to major game engines such as Unity and Unreal.
  • True-to-life body and facial animations can be brought into any 3D game.
Know more about CC Game Pipeline

4Render ZBrush Characters with Photorealism

  • Render professional photo-quality visuals with interactive Iray Render.
  • Multiple material select, and one-time adjustment using the default ‘PBR to Iray’ Super Shader.
  • Access to a library of character poses, stage props, and Iray light templates for instant professional renders.
*Requires Iray Render Plug-in - sold separately

Learn How to Design CC Character, Cloth, Accessory Using ZBrush

Shape Design

ZBrush Character Creation - Shape Design

Texture Paint

ZBrush Character Creation - Texture Paint

Transfer Skin Weights

Making Clothes - Transfer Skin Weights


Pablo Munoz Gomez

Pablo, the Character Concept Artist and Instructor at ZBrushGuides, shares how he uses Character Creator and ZBrush to produce a character concept in a pose for real-time rendering.