Modeling Characters in Maya: Make Fingers, Finish the Hand


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Making fingers and finishing the hand

Modeling fingers is a good way to learn some timesaving techniques by modeling just one finger and then copying it for the others. Let's look at our Exercise Files that we've got the hand base already constructed. Let me zoom-in on the Perspective view and let's see what we are working with here. So we've got to make some fingers that come out of this open area in the palm. Let's make a cube from the Polygon shelf. We'll just drag it out over the Front view. Well, let's make something that roughly looks like a finger. I am just going to move it into place.

So in the Perspective View let's see if we can move this little bit closer into place. Okay, that looks good. So we're going to attach this eventually to the hand. So I am going to go into Face mode and just delete this face right here. We don't need it. We also want to make room on the palm for receiving these fingers. So there should be three faces. We're going to make three fingers, so there...

Making fingers and finishing the hand
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Making fingers and finishing the hand 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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