Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Selecting portions of edge and face loops, part of Maya 2009 New Features.
One additional feature in the Selection tool is the ability to select portions…of a face loop or an edge loop, so let me show you how that works.…We have got this Head model open and let's go ahead and start with Edge Loops.…So I am just going to go ahead and select Edge. We know that if I double click…on an edge, you get the whole Edge Loop.…Now, if I just want portions of that Edge Loop, I can use a Shift+Double-click.…So for example, if I select the Edge Loop here at the front of his hair and go…back here and Shift+Double-click that one, I get all the edges in between.…
Pretty simple! It's a great way to select portions of this. So for example, if…I wanted to move this or remodel this, it would be very easy to select that…portion of his head.…Now, it also works for Face Loops as well. So let's go ahead and right click…here, go to Face and I could, for example, click here and Shift+Double-click…here and I can select, again, just portions of his head.…So if I click here and Shift+Double- click here, again I am selecting that…
- Working with the new interface
- Organizing assets
- Creating muscles
- Sculpting muscle shapes
- Working with nParticles
- Creating emitters
- Animating with layers
Skill Level Intermediate
Lighting and Rendering with mental ray in Mayawith Eric Keller4h 56m Intermediate
1. Working with the New Interface and Selection Tools
2. Organizing with Maya Assets
3. Creating Maya Muscles
4. Working with nParticles
5. Animating with Animation Layers
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