3D Character Modeling Using Zbrush and Keyshot


Course Description:

The course will focus on the modeling -digital sculpting- of 3D Characters in Pixologic Zbrush. It takes you from a 2D concept through the process stages: Building Blocks, Making Topology, Polypainting, Making UVs, Lighting and Rendering in Keyshot.

What this course covers:

– Introduction to Zbrush UI and Keyshot
– Basic understanding of three dimensional objects
– Sculpting (Ex. Polygroups, UV and texture maps, layers, projection, etc.)
– Exporting and importing OBJs
– Lighting and rendering in Keyshot

**Kindly note:

– The course will not include or approach any anatomical demonstration.
– We will be doing simple cartoon characters not a realistic ones.
– We will not be addressing any other software, Only Zbrush and Keyshot.
– This is a course for beginners, so we will not use the advanced techniques for making hair and cloth.

This course is for anyone with:

– Basic artistic skills of drawing or sculpting.
– Basic knowledge on how to use a digital tablet (Wacom, Genius, Huion, etc.…).
– Having a digital tablet and a laptop with a high performance.


A list of materials will be sent to you upon registration.

Book Your Seat

Session leader

Mohamed Alaa

Start Date

Monday, October 2nd


Oct. 2nd – Nov. 5th


6 – 10 pm


6 sessions (24 hrs)




KEMET Studios, Greek Campus (Old AUC Building), Tahrir


2,500 EGP

Refund Policy

  • 70% refund of paid amount 15 days before first day of course.
  • 30% refund of paid amount 7 days before first day of course.
  • 100% nonrefundable one week before first day of course.

Mohamed Alaa

Mohamed Alaa

Mohamed Alaa is a 3D Character Artist. He graduated from Alexandria University, Communication Engineering and shortly afterwards he pursued his career in 3D modeling, creating characters and environments. Ever since, his work has gained both national and international recognition and was presented at several exhibitions. In fact, he was pursued by several prominent animation companies after his work was displayed! Alaa was also awarded the Zbrush Central Top Raw in December of 2015, for his 3D Portrait of Charlize Theron. He also worked in triple A games such as Call of Duty, Injustice 2, Mafia III and feature films also like L.O.R.D Legend of Ravaging Dynasties. He currently works at Snappers (Motion Capture Egypt) as a Senior Character Artist and Facial Modeler.