Understanding subdivisional surfaces in LightWave


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Understanding subdivisional surfaces in LightWave

You might have heard the term 'subdivisions' before, but not quite sure what they are. It's something that you can do in Modeler that can really help you create some very fine detailed models. So let me show you how to do that. I'm going to come over to the Box tool here, and I'm going to click and drag this out. And while I am doing this, I actually want to show you a little trick. As I'm drawing this out, I can press the N key for Numeric and create a very even box, making it even on all sides, but there is a little simpler way. I am going to turn off the Box tool, and I'm going to press Ctrl+X to cut that away-- Mac or PC, same command--select the Box tool again, and then I'm going to hold down the Ctrl key and click and draw out from the Top view and then go to the bottom view, and click and draw out, and I create a very even box on all axis. Press the N key.

You can see that it's exactly the same with the width, height, and depth. So just a quick l...

Understanding subdivisional surfaces in LightWave
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Understanding subdivisional surfaces in LightWave 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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