Removing polygons with Delete Mesh


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Removing polygons with Delete Mesh

So I've added a push here, and I could probably do more pushes and make this a little bit prettier. But what I really want to show you now is how to delete parts of a model based upon a selection. Because this doesn't need to have a bottom to it, no one is ever going to see that bottom. It's just wasteful for us to have polygons that no one is ever going to see. To make it a little bit easier to work with, I'm going to isolate this object, so that it's the only thing visible on my screen, just temporarily.

So I've got it selected, and I'll right- click to get my Quad menu, and I'll just choose Isolate Selection from the top right quadrant. And now that object is all by its lonesome. And I can tumble around. Orbit around so you can see. And What I want to do is just delete all the bottom parts of this. So I'll add another Volume Select Modifier, Volume Select. And I'll go into Gizmo mode and move that down.

This time, I want to select by Face. I am going ...

Removing polygons with Delete Mesh
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Removing polygons with Delete Mesh 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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