Extruding along curves


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Extruding along curves

Extrude can also be used in conjunction with curves to create even more refined effects. Now, we really haven't touched on drawing curves, so I have drawn one for you. We have this file open, and it has a very simple box and a curve in it. And all we have to do is select the box, right-click over it, and select an individual face. Now, all we have to do is hold down the Shift key, and select the curve. So we have the face on the box selected and the curve itself selected.

Then, let's go into Edit Mesh > Extrude. Now make sure that Keep Faces Together is toggled on. Make sure that's checked. Let's go into our Tool options here for Extrude, and I want to make sure I up my number of Divisions a little bit. So let's go ahead and give it maybe 8 or 9 divisions here. Let's go ahead and do Extrude. Now what it does is it uses that curve to actually extrude my faces, very cool.

Now I have additional control over this. In fact, if I went into my Extrude tool here, you see...

Extruding along curves
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Extruding along curves provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Maya 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Maya
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