How to Use the Extrude Tool in Cinema 4D Essentials


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Working with the Extrude tool

When working in Points, Edges, and Polygons, the Extrude tool allows you to create extrusions or movement in the polygons as your object. Now, let's see what that means. I'm going to do my same trick here, I'll add a cube and make it editable. This time I'm going to travel into Polygon mode. Now, I'm going to use the Selection tool. I'll just hit the Spacebar to grab the Selection tool, and I'll grab a single side of the polygon. When I do that, I right-click in the menu and I have all these options available to me now. The Extrude option is this guy right here.

I'll select that, and with the Extrude tool active, if I click and drag any place that's not on one of these handles, it's very important, don't click on the handles, click away from the handles. I'll click and drag. When I do that, I'm now extruding. I'm adding a layer of definition to this object in a way that's different than the Knife tool. Each time I click...

Working with the Extrude tool
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Working with the Extrude tool provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D Essentials 2: Polygon and Spline Modeling

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3D + Animation
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CINEMA 4D
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