Aedes aegypti mosquito
DATE: March 2017
CLIENT: Professor Nicholas Woolridge
ABOUT: This assignment was designed to introduce us to modeling in ZBrush. The image illustrates the steps involved in sculpting the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
From top to bottom:
1. initial ZSphere model
2. adaptive skin model
3. building up the adaptive skin model
4. finished sculpt before painting
5. nearly complete painted model.
Aedes aegypti a.k.a. the yellow fever mosquito can transmit many diseases besides yellow fever including dengue fever, chikungunya, Mayaro, and Zika virus. Only the female mosquitoes bite and thus spread disease.