Modeling with Array


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Modeling with Array

Every once in a while you need to create a model that is really nothing more than a series of copies of an existing model, and while you can use the Rail Clone to create multiple copies, sometimes you need it a little bit more ordered. Let's say you are creating a field of trees: an apple orchard, or an orange farm. Well, let's load up a tree and try that. So from the File dropdown menu, I am going to say Load Object, and in the Chapter 4 folder, we are going to load the 04_07_Tree object from the Files folder. This is just a simple old palm tree.

What we're going to do is clone this, but rather than a simple clone, we are going to use the Array tool. So from the Multiply tab, we'll select Array. A nice little panel comes up, and you can choose to do a rectangular array or radial array. You can choose the Count. So how many copies you want on the X axis. Let's just do 6. We don't need any on the Y at this point because, well, the trees aren't going to grow in the...

Modeling with Array
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Modeling with Array provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dan Ablan as part of the LightWave 10 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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LightWave
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