Join Veejay Gahir for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating the button base, part of Modeling an F1 Wheel in Maya.
…In this video I'm going to show you how to create…the base for the rotary dials, and also the buttons.…So let's go to chapter 03, and we're…going to open up file 03 03 F1 button base.…Let's select one of those bases, we're going to…hide unselected objects, let's go to our top view.…Press w to move, and let's move that closer to 0, 0, 0.…Now in polygons, let's create a cylinder.…If I double click, these are the parameters…for this polygon, and we'll just say create.…
I'm going to go into one of my end views down here, and then let's just set the…correct height, select vertex press v, hover over a target vertex and release.…Same again for the bottom.…Now we're just going to go to object mode, select the…component, and now we're ready to put some splits into this part.…So back to our F1 shelve.…And let's use the cyclone here for the interactive split tool.…Let's go round the center portion like so.…Y to accept, Y to accept.…Im going to Q out of this command.…Right mask button, select faces…and then just delete those.…
This course uses an F1 wheel as an example project, but the techniques can be applied to any other automotive or consumer product. For more information, watch the first part of this series, Sketching an F1 Wheel in SketchBook.
- Importing the reference image
- Snapping polygons
- Creating quads and solids
- Adding chamfered edges
- Mirroring across a center line
- Adding buttons and handles
- Positioning lights
- Setting up your render
Skill Level Intermediate
Sketching an F1 Wheel with SketchBook Prowith Veejay Gahir27m 1s Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Creating the Main Body
3. Creating the Buttons
4. Creating the Handle
5. Additional Components
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