Sculpting NURBS and polygonal surfaces


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Sculpting NURBS and polygonal surfaces

Probably one of the neatest tools in Maya is called the Sculpt tool. Now, this is actually a suite of tools, the artisan tools. And what they allow you to do is use a brush-based interface to select the objects as well as sculpt the surfaces. Now, we used it a little bit with Paint Select, but you can also use it to do 3D paint onto objects as well, as sculpt surfaces. So let me show you how to use it as a sculpting tool. I am going to start off with a NurbsSphere, and let's shade that.

But for this sphere, I actually want a lot of detail. So I am going to go into my makeNurbSphere input and just ramp up my detail here, so it's around 30 or 40, somewhere in that range. So I really just want a lot of detail here. And now I want to sculpt this. And in order to do that, I go under Mesh > Sculpt Geometry tool. Now when you select this, just make the habit of selecting the Tool options, and let me show you why. Because when you select the tool options, you get this control panel, whic...

Sculpting NURBS and polygonal surfaces
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Sculpting NURBS and polygonal surfaces 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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