Adjusting detail with Remove and Cut


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Adjusting detail with Remove and Cut

One of the great advantages of polygon modeling is the ability to add or remove detail very easily and in fact, that's one of the most common things that you'll want to do. You can't remove detail by deleting polygons, because if you do, you'll actually blast a hole in your model. So if I go into Polygon Selection mode and press the Delete key on my keyboard, I am actually going to punch a hole. In this case that's not a desirable outcome. So I'll hit Ctrl+Z. What I want to do here is I want to flatten out this area, so that it's not round. So to do this, I want to be in Edge Sub-object mode.

So you can see I have got some edges selected already. I can hold down the Ctrl key and select more edges. I can simply remove them without blasting a hole. There is a couple of ways I can do it. I can do it from the Modify panel here. I have got a Remove button. There is also a Remove button here in the Edges section of the Graphite tools. So if I click that Remove button, y...

Adjusting detail with Remove and Cut
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Adjusting detail with Remove and Cut provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Aaron F. Ross as part of the 3ds Max 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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