Improve the polygroups

Polygroups optimization

Several method are possible to build your custom polygroups. Masking, Polypainting are very useful for that.

Here is on example of a bad polygroup configuration :

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Merge Two polygroups

1. Use the classical Polygroup selection Ctrl+Shift with simple click to select the polygroup)

2. click again to inverse the selection.

3. click on another group, to make it disappears.

4. draw a square in an empty space of the canvas, this will inverting the selection.

5. Now you have Two groups displayed on the canvas.

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6. two Merge the two groups in Just one group, go Polygroups > Group Visible

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Cut one Group into two Polygroups

zbrush_polygroup_onegroup1. Use the lasso selection by holding Ctrl+Shift in Stroke choose Lasso

zbrush_polygroups_tip1 Select the lower jaw

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2. Select the polygroup to modify

3. Go Polygroups > Group Visible

Change the polygroup color

Here the thigh and the body are two differents polygroups, but the colors are very similar.

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1. Select the polygroup to modify ( the thigh )

2. go Polygroups > Group Visible

Final Result

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