Manipulating loft sub-objects


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Manipulating loft sub-objects

We have edited the path and the shapes of the loft. Let's go back into the loft object and position those shapes at different locations along the path, so we can get a different result. Because, for example, what I really want here is I want it to be more or less tubular and then sort of flower out to the star pattern at the top. Let me maximize this view, Alt+W, and just so that I am not too confused by stuff, I am going to hit the J key to turn off those selection brackets, a little bit clearer to see what's going on now.

So within the loft parameters, we have got the ability to move the shapes. This is accomplished by going to the loft Modify panel in the modifier stack, clicking the plus sign and I have got access to the loft sub-object types, and you will see here Shape and Path. Before you do anything here, I want to warn you that this next operation is one of the few things in 3ds Max that cannot be undone. Undo does not work. And this is rare.

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Manipulating loft sub-objects
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Manipulating loft sub-objects 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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