Boolean tools


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Boolean tools

Another nice modifier is the Boolean Modifier. Now, this is familiar to anybody who has used CAD or solid modeling, and what it does is it allows you to take one object and use it to cut away or add to another object. So let's take a look at how to use this. I've got two objects here; I've got a Cylinder and a Cube. So I am going to go ahead and select the Cylinder and move it down so that it overlaps the Cube. In fact, we should probably take a look at this in Wireframe.

I just want this to make sure that it's intersecting that Cube. Now, I'm going to select the Cube, itself leaving the Cylinder unselected and we are going to go over to the Modifiers Panel of that Cube and add a Modifier, and in this case we are going to add the Boolean Modifier. Now, at this point it's not doing anything, and that's because we need to select the object to be the effecter. In other words, the object is going to cut or add to the Cube.

If we click here, we can select Cylinder and...

Boolean tools
Video duration: 2m 59s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Boolean tools provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Blender Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Blender
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