3D Character Modeling

A course by Luis Gomez-Guzman , 3D Modeler and Sculptor

3D Modeler and Sculptor. Madrid, Spain.
Joined December 2013

Design and model the bust of a digital sculpture with ZBrush

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 94% positive reviews (368)
  • 6945 students

Design and model the bust of a digital sculpture with ZBrush

A course by Luis Gomez-Guzman

Want to learn how to sculpt and shape characters digitally? In this online course, 3D modeler and sculptor Luis Gómez-Guzmán teaches you how to model the bust of a 3D character from a sketch using Pixologic ZBrush.

Learn the ins and out of this program and the fundamental concepts of 3D to create professional-looking character models. By the end, you'll have a digital sculpture you can add to your portfolio or even 3D print.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 4 downloads

How to use ZBrush I
12 minutes, 41 seconds
How to use ZBrush II
18 minutes, 30 seconds
Search for references
10 minutes, 39 seconds
Basic Character I
19 minutes, 4 seconds
Basic Character II
14 minutes, 27 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 94% positive reviews (368)
  • 6945 students
  • 15 lessons (3h 54m)
  • 4 additional resources (2 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Sculpt and model the bust of a 3D character, adding texture, lighting, and color, and create a turntable to provide a 360º view of your model.

You can also make a brief video showing the steps you followed to share your experience with other students or include in your portfolio.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Illustrators, graphic artists, designers, and anyone who wants to get started in 3D art and learn to work with ZBrush.

Requirements and materials

No previous knowledge is required to take this course.

As for materials, you need a mid-range to high-end computer with a 3D sculpting program installed, preferably ZBrush.


6945 Students
368 Reviews
94% Positive ratings

Luis Gomez-Guzman

A course by Luis Gomez-Guzman

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3D Modeler and Sculptor

Luis Gómez Guzmán is a veteran 3D artist specializing in modeling, sculpting, and texturing.

He began his career as a modeler and animator in Madrid before moving to England to work in 3D animation for video games. When he was starting out, much of what he knew he had taught himself, although he quickly honed his skills in professional settings.

He loves animation and has collaborated on advertising, video game, and audiovisual production projects with studios such as Fathom Interactive and Enne Entertainment Studios. In 2004, he produced his first animated short film titled Garto, which he directed and scripted himself.


  • U1


    • Presentation of my work
    • Influences
  • U2


    • Knowing Zbrush: interface and environment
    • How to use ZBrush I
    • How to use ZBrush II
  • U3

    The idea

    • Search for references
  • U4

    To model

    • Basic Character I
    • Basic Character II
    • Medium Character I
    • Middle Character II
    • Middle Character III
    • Difficult Character I
    • Difficult Character II
  • U5

    Color and presentation

    • Colour
    • Composition and turnaround
  • FP

    Final project

    • Modeling 3D characters

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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3D Character Modeling. 3D, and Animation course by Luis Gomez-Guzman

3D Character Modeling

A course by Luis Gomez-Guzman
3D Modeler and Sculptor. Madrid, Spain.
Joined December 2013
  • 94% positive reviews (368)
  • 6945 students