After getting familiar with the Blender UI and several key sections, all you need to do is follow this video:

I admire Shading Node Editor of Blender, what a charming visual coding languge

Below is my result, feel free to check out:

Gold Blender:

My final result of the diamond ring:

Hello, before going into details, I would love to attach this image here I find it’s so helpful for the beginner, including the link and credit toward Blender Guru (of course):

This picture is an amazing illustration for a complete beginner to aware of their future journey to become an expert. And I strongly recommend you guys check out this guy: Blender Guru. His tutorial is easy to understand and concise.

Well again, this video below is PERFECT tutorial for Blender Beginner to get used to the interface and so on:

At the end of the video this guy will show you how to create a monkey on fire as well, which is hella cool. Below is my result:

Now, before getting to make my frigging diamond ring, I need to understand the Blender interface first. This is what I have walked through in order to getting familiar with the UI before modelling my damn diamond:

I. Some common hot keys to memorise:

Shift A: Add Mesh

X: Delete

Tab: Object Mode => Control + Tab: Selection Mode

W: Edge context menu

G: Move

Shift + middle mouse: Move

More check out at here: https://www.dummies.com/web-design-development/blender/blender-for-dummies-cheat-sheet/

II. How to switch view (Watch the videooo) and switch type of selection:

III. Understand several modelling tools: Loop Cut, ..etc

III. How to open Circle Rendering, How to open Shading Editor:

Getting familiar with Zbrush interface, these are Youtube links I watch and learn from:

  • Link 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPP4vHiAieA&fbclid=IwAR3j2bjB4o5zyJylyeRzDHxKaVGUevO9WkSktd2x4-Bpilfgbi8kvaltyBI
  • Link 2: 

Three most used action in Zbrush:
– Bình thường: Xoay

– Chuột: Zoom

– Alt + chuột trái: di chuyển nó – Chuot phai: 

– F: Standard view

– Ngoài khung vẽ: di chuyển khi zoom quá to 

– Press S: Adjust brush size

– Press U: Adjust intensity

– Press Q/ W/ E/ R: Change to Edit/ Draw/ Move/ Rotate tool

– Press Shift: Auto change to smooth brush tool

  1. Lightbox: Template project collection
  2. Khung công cụ bên phải RENDER: (K đụng chạm đến phần này nhiều) Render review, đổ bóng, chỉnh khung 

How to create map in Zbrush:

  • Chọn texture
  • Chọn material
  • Cái UV là cái làm cho hoa văn ấy nổi hay chìm
  • Normal map: để chỉnh cho màu hoa văn ấy bình thường

Trước khi làm map thì giảm số lượng geometry xuống bằng geometry tab: (Vào Zplugin-> Decimation Master -> Giảm số poly point xuống)

Vào Geometry -> Bấm vào Devine -> Giảm từ 3Res xuống 1SDiv

KHi gỉam hết cỡ rồi vào UV Map -> Chọn Create map -> Chọn Uvp hoặc uvp (map nào phù hợp) -> Export 3 map này ra bao gồm: Texture map, material map, và UV map.