Join Ryan Kittleson for an in-depth discussion in this video Refining the UVW layout, part of Modeling a Character in 3ds Max.
Now that we've got the UVWs roughly placed, it's time to work out any problems.…We need to make sure that there aren't any overlapping polygons.…There also shouldn't be any polygons that extend past the checkered area.…We'll use several different tools within the UVW Editor, such as soft…selections and the Relax tool.…So we've got Hank here.…Let's go in and select all of his anatomical objects.…I am going to select these things one by one, because we actually don't need to…select things that are instances.…
So the teeth are instances of each other, so I am just going to select one…tooth; the gums are instances, so just one gum; and let's see if I can sneak in…here and grab that tongue. Okay, it selected the tongue. Let's also get the…eyeballs and the eyebrows.…Now if we ever deselect all these and want to come back to them, it might be…tedious to go and select them all individually again, so what we can do is…create a selection preset.…So if we go up here and click in this box, you can type in a name--…
- Extruding edges and faces
- Working symmetrically
- Setting up the image planes
- Creating the basic facial structure and features
- Modeling and fleshing out the body
- Creating the hair with extruded NURBS curves
- Modeling clothes
- Putting on finishing touches
- Understanding UVW maps and seams
- Dealing with UVW maps across multiple objects
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Overview of Character Modeling Tools and Skills
2. Modeling the Head
3. Modeling the Body
4. Modeling the Hair
5. Modeling the Clothes
6. Finishing the Model
7. UV Mapping
Refining the UVW layout7m 1s
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