Best Software for Sculping – What should I know?
Sculpting is a very important part of creating 3d models in computer graphics today. if you want to learn how to sculpt characters, creatures, or hard surface models there are many 3D sculpting software to do just that. in this video, we are going to go over 7 3D sculpting software that has different tools and features and can help you as a beginner artist.
SculptGL is a digital sculpting web app, meaning that will be able to use it online on the web browser.
MeshMixer an Autodesk software that can be considered a good software for sculpting in addition to fixing and enhancing meshes for 3D printing.
Sculptris is a simple and easy to use sculpting software that was developed by Tomas Pettersson and then was further developed by Pixologic the creators of ZBrush.
3D Coat is an interesting 3D program that can be used for sculpting but it is kind of different compared to the others.
Mudbox is a software for 3d sculpting and painting developed by Autodesk.
Blender is an open-source 3d package that can do many things in a production pipeline. It can do basically anything that the other industry-standard applications can in addition to having the ability to sculpt.
ZBrush is a sculpting software that combines 3D/2.5D modeling, texturing, and painting. right now Zbrush is the most advanced and probably the hardest to learn on this list.
I have Finished my Model. How do I 3D Printing it?
It sounds a bit stupid but you will need a 3D Printer first. We highly recommend the use of a Resin 3D Printed. These STL files have too much detail to be done in an FDM Printer. I personally always print with Siraya Resin or if you have Sword or Lances that can Break, you can jump to the next level and get Ministry of Resin
Ministry of Resin will be probably my favorite one for Minis with Lances, Spears, and Swords. It even comes with a nice 5% discount.
Another thing that you should have into consideration in that most of the Miniatures have no Supports. You will need to support them with Chitubox or other slices. We will do a tutorial later.
For Printers, one of the best and more affordable Printers is the Elegoo Saturn but right now it is out of stock or resold by people trying to make money on it, so check if it is available here. If not, go to the Mars Pro for example.
For curing your prints, you can check the Elegoo Mercury Curing Machine
You are not sure about Sculping and just want to get nice 3D Printing Miniatures?
Why don’t you join our Sampler Patreon? Each month, for the Bargain Price of 3$ you will get a Bundle of Stunning 3D Printed Miniatures Samples of different Artists.
Download, Print and Test Them. If you like them join the Artists on their Patreon. The money collected is used to improve the reach of the Patreons and when we reach a certain amount, we will start hiring painters to show you all the gorgeous details of these Patreons.
This Month 3D Printing Miniatures are:
- Teeth_Barricade by Atisbo Studios Kickstarter
- Elf Mounted Archer by Peculiar Companions Kickstarter -> Holy Roman Empire
- Demon_XiaoTongby Mojibake Miniatures Patreon
- Adventure Ship by Renan 3DStls Patreon
- Knight with Long Kite Shield by Caballero Miniatures Patreon
- Asgardian Pack Hunter by AtlanForge Patreon
- Villager by DrunkenDwarf Patreon
- Cat Bard by H3ll CreatorPatreon
- The “this is my Hammer” Dwarf by The Portal of M.O.R.O Patreon
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