How to Edit with 3D NURBS-based modeling tools in Rhino 4.0


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Editing with the solid edit tools

In this video, we will cover two of the three Solid Editing tools, focusing on edges and faces. These command allow us to move, rotate, and scale either a face or an edge, but as you might have guessed by now, these work best on simple solids and become limited on more complex forms. But you'll be able to create some pretty cool if warped forms in just a few steps. I'm going to zoom on the Perspective viewport here. I'm going to start with this box here, and see how close we can get to this referenced deformed box back there.

First focus will be on faces. I'm going to open up the Solid Editing Tools here, not quite there as a submenu, and so we're going to pull these down. So, here is where we'll find all the Solid Surface and Edge tools. I'm going to start off by splitting this top-face, so that I can make some extrusions and moves. So, I'm going to Split planar face. I'm going to select the top. Now I need to give it an axis on which I'm going to be sp...

Editing with the solid edit tools
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Editing with the solid edit tools provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dave Schultze as part of the Rhino 4 Essential Training

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3D + Animation CAD
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Rhino
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