Join Veejay Gahir for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating quads with the Interactive Split tool, part of Modeling an F1 Wheel in Maya.
…In this video, I'm going to show you how to create…quads from the N-gon that we created in the previous video.…So, if we open up file, chapter two, F-one quads, let's…take a look at the layer structure on the right hand side.…You'll notice that, at the very top, we have a layer called body quads.…This will be the end result of this particular video.…So, let's go into the Top view.…Let's hide the reference image, let's hide the body…quads layer, and let's make visible the body footprints.…Let's select this, and let's go ahead now, and start creating quads from this N-gon.…
So, let's zoom into the corner.…And I'd like to try and start with the most obvious quads.…So, let's go to Edit>Mesh>Interactive Split…Tool, and let's just start dissecting.…This y t say yes and keep us in the command.…Every time I click, and then just come back to the y.…And at the bottom, these ones are quite obvious,…and from the very top down to here,…like so, and now…I'm going to move across the polygon like this.…Y.…We're…not worried, really, right at this moment, to have…
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 Gahir26m 57s 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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