I love World Creator, especially the vegetation distribution pipeline. You can create some very realistic fields with it. Im going to check out impostors too - ive seen it a few times and wondered what it's about.
Stupid Rental. My Zbrush that I haven't paid for an update in years and is perpetual Trumps that on all counts.
This new tutorial from Nick Reynolds continues his work on the Group Loops in Zbrush. Group Loops are great but they can really soften up your model and make you lose a lot of the nice details. Reprojecting and using morph targets to keep your starting blockout shape intact while still getting clean sculptable topology – this is the topic of the new tutorial.
Nick actually has a whole series of tips. He releases a new video every Tuesday, addressing some particular issue in the 3d workflow and providing his solution. The videos are very varied, covering a bunch of topics: from PBR to photoscans and scattering. We’ve worked with Nick to present some of his tutorials as videos on 80.lv. You will be able to download all related files (including the videos) over at his Gumroad. It’s completely free.