Modeling a robot pt. 2: Arms, legs, and feet


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Modeling a robot pt. 2: Arms, legs, and feet

So now that we have the body blocked out, let's go ahead and do the arms and legs. Now I stated this out in a file called Robot_01.mb. So if you want to follow along you can. Now I added one little thing to that file and that's just two NURBS Curves and those actually allow me to make the legs. So we are going to start with the legs and the feet and then move on to the arms. So if I want to I can just select both of these curves and go Surfaces, Loft and that creates -- in fact, let's go ahead and shade this. Let's go into Hardware Texturing there. That creates one of my legs. Now if I want to I can actually select that surface and just create another leg from that first leg.

So I can create the mirror opposite of that leg and probably the easiest way to do that is with Duplicate Special. Let me show you how this works. If I go to Duplicate Special and click on this box here, I have all sorts of options. Now the option I want to show you is that I can scale as I duplic...

Modeling a robot pt. 2: Arms, legs, and feet
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Modeling a robot pt. 2: Arms, legs, and feet provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Maya 2009 Essential Training

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