As the already suggests, ZBrushCore is a streamlined version of the famous 3D sculpting software that provides the same basic functionality. This lite version of ZBrush will only throw you back $149.95 which is a steal considering the $895 of the full version.
So what are the “Core” functionalities that Pixologic has packed into ZBrushCore? You get ZBrush’s popular brush system, you can sculpt with the acclaimed DynaMesh dynamic digital clay. ZBrushCore also offers mesh optimization for 3D printing and Pixologic’s own KeyShot rendering software!
To get beginners started quickly, Pixologic included a host of mannequins that provide the basic layout of humanoid characters and animals. Similarly, the program comes with templates that facilitates producing jewellry, pen holders and many more items. And many more features!
Explore this table to find out if ZBrushCore is sufficient for your purposes.
There is no harm in starting out with ZBrushCore. When you feel that ZBrushCore is not powerful enough for your work, you can always upgrade and receive a discount of $100.