Join Randi Derakhshani for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Line tool, part of Getting Started with 3ds Max.
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In this video we will look at a powerful tool for creating 2D objects from …scratch, the line tool. Similar to the pen tool and many graphics …programs, the line tool gives you the ability to draw a shape. …This can be very useful in creating specific shapes to eventually use in modelling. …The line tool creates a free form spline, made of many different segments. …Now, we find the line tool in the create panel under shapes. …When you click on it, you can see some of the parameters available.…
The one that's open is called creation method. …And this can be changed. The default is initial type corner, drag …type bezzier. Initial type means when you first click, …and let go. That's going to be a corner point, which …means the line going into that point, and out of that point, is going to be straight. …A drag type means when I click, and drag. And that's going to be a bezier which …means the line going in and out, of that point will be curved.…
We're going to learn the line tool by creating this leaf. …
- The interface and navigation
- Creating and manipulating objects
- Working with modifiers
- Vertex, edge, and border modeling
- Working in Element mode
- Editable polys and NURMS
- Creating 3D shapes from 2D shapes
- Vertex sub-object editing for splines
- Lathing and lofting splines
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Exploring 3ds Max
2. The Interface and Navigation
3. Creating and Manipulating Objects
4. Working with Modifiers
Using an FFD modifier8m 47s
5. Poly Modeling
6. Spline Modeling
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