Add Subdivision Surface, shortcut Ctrl + 5
Ctrl + 5 subdivides the default cube. Click Apply in the Subdivision Modifier tab (it’s hidden under the dropdown arrow).
If you want to go directly to Sculpting workspace, just click the Sculpting tab/button on the Splash Screen; otherwise you will have a cube when you click outside the Splash Screen then go to Sculpting workspace.
Go to Sculpting workspace.
Turn x symmetry on when sculpting symmetrical forms.
WARNING: Check the Direction of axes, e.g. -X to X, and the pivot point (the center)—in Object mode—first.
Detailing > Constant Detail
Always check Dyntopo.
Detailing should be Constant Detail
Resolution is 20, but start with small value
WARNING: switching to Edit, Object or other modes turns off Dyntopo. Always remember to enable it again.
To Symmetrize, select whether -X to +X or +X ti -X.
Left click to “paint”
Ctrl –subtract volume
Ctrl + left click while using a brush performs the opposite, i.e. it “digs” in or pulls out in the case of the Crease brush.
Shift — even out or smooth
Shift + left click to smooth out
F — change brush scale
F for brush size
Shift + F == change strength
Shift + F for brush strength
Alt + MM to center view on where cursor is
L (in Edit mode) to select only the mesh with connected vertices where mouse is over.
To remove mesh glitches, try tabbing to edit mode then back to sculpting mode.
Intuos Pen settings for Blender:
Alt + Pen Click > turn or rotate object around its axis
Alt + Ctrl + Pen Click > Zoom In or Out
Bottom Pen Button is now Middle Mouse Button while Top Pen Button is now Right Click (setting is for general purpose, i.e. also for Photoshop et.al.)
Layer brush does not destroy the details when drawn over them, and does not push the mesh down when smoothing, unlike when other brushes were used such as the Draw brush
Snake brush is better than Grab brush in creating new topology.
Use snake tool with large radius brush size to pull/grab and shape.
Grab brush does not add topology; Snake brush does
Use Crease brush with Relative Detail to achieve finer details
Use the Pinch brush in combination with the Crease brush to sharpen the edge or crease; use this in combination with Relative Detail
Fill brush fills in gaps
Try using the Scrape brush
Mask brush > disable with Alt + M
Use also Invert Mask