Tech company Maxon has announced that registration is now open for The ZBrush Summit 2023, the premier event for digital sculpting and art.

The event’s return to an in-person format marks its 10th anniversary. Hosted by the Maxon team, the event will take place in Hollywood, CA and virtually from 28 September to 1 October 2023.

Maxon is a developer of professional software solutions for editors, filmmakers, motion designers and visual effects artists.

The four-day event will stream live, offering an engaging, real-time online experience where attendees all over the world can interact with a global community from a diverse cross-section of industries.

The event will take place at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects, located in Los Angeles (adjacent to Hollywood) at 1015 North Cahuenga Blvd. It will feature:

Artist Insights

Attendees gain access to exclusive presentations by renowned digital artists and industry leaders from around the world. Highlights include detailed procedures and industry specific pipeline applications of ZBrush. Live Q&A sessions will let attendees interact with and receive feedback from their favourite artists. This experience empowers artists while elevating their sculpting skills and knowledge.

Live ZBrush Sculpt-off

The live ZBrush Sculpt-Off is a digital sculpting competition. It brings together the best digital sculptors from diverse backgrounds and international pedigree. Competitors go head-to-head in front of a live and streaming audience to create masterpieces aligned with a given prompt while trying to complete their work within a set time limit. Bare witness to the power of ZBrush as digital sculptors showcase their speed and creativity in their quest to be crowned champion.

Creative Lifestyle

The Creative Lifestyle segment at the summit let’s the attendees see the creative process in action and to gain insight into the tools and techniques used by the digital artists. The workshops may cover a range of topics, such as concept art, character design and 3D printing, among others. Attendees will have the chance to ask questions and interact with industry luminaries which in turn encourages artists to push the boundaries of their own artistic abilities.

One can register for the summit at the competition’s website.