Adding new detail to an existing model


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Adding new detail to an existing model

Okay, so we've got our Hank character. As you can see in this version he's not all that detailed. He is actually pretty blocky, there's not a lot of detail going on in him, and we want to give him more detail, more character and make him more interesting. We can do that by adding detail, adding geometry to this character. There is two main ways to do that. There is the Insert Edge Loop tool and there's the Split Polygon tool. So, let me show you how the Split Polygon tool works first. We want to have our character selected and we can go up into the Edit Mesh menu and select Split Polygon tool.

I just want to zoom in a little bit. Let's say we want to give this guy a little bit more collarbone detail. So we can select one of these edges and if we hold down the mouse button and drag, you could see it's got this little dot and this is showing us where the cut is going to start from. So if I release the mouse button here, now we can go and follow the directions on scree...

Adding new detail to an existing model
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Adding new detail to an existing model provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Ryan Kittleson as part of the Modeling a Character in Maya

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3D + Animation
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Maya
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