Blocking out the basic form


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Blocking out the basic form

I have got the rough plan of my chair in place, and I have got a good reference image. I'm ready to get in the Maya and start blocking out this form. I have got some key heights and sizes I know I need to make sure I get in the right place, the seat height, the back height, and the width and depth overall. Here in Maya I have started a new scene, and I'm going to check my units. I'll go to Window > Settings/Preferences > Preferences. In my Settings I'll put my linear units in inches. If you want to work in metric, that's fine. Just make sure you got the right heights in place. I'll click Save, and I'll start out with a box.

As we have seen previously. I'm going to make myself a bounding box, and I'll put this bounding box at 0, 0, 0. Now, put in the sizes. What I had said on the chair--and I'll go back to look at the reference on it-- is that it's about 14 inches wide, 14 or 15 deep, including the curve of the back legs, and 34 tall. 14 inches acros...

Blocking out the basic form
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Blocking out the basic form provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Adam Crespi as part of the Game Prop Creation in Maya

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3D + Animation
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Maya Unity
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