Instancing objects


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Instancing objects

Every once in a while when you're building models you're going to need a part of that model all over, such as a screw or a bolt. And it doesn't make sense to keep modeling that same object or making multiple copies of that object, and that's where modo comes in handy, using instancing. So what I'm going to do here is model a bolt, and I'll show you how we can make multiple copies with instances. I'm going to start with the Cylinder tool and normally, we would just draw this out like this, but we're going to do two things. I want this perfectly even, so I'm going to click once to activate the tool and I'm also going to choose the number of sides, and in this case we want six for a bolt.

I'll hit the Tab key to get out of those selections. Then I'm going to click again, not on the tool, but right near it, and then I'm going to hold the Ctrl key, and I'm going to drag out. And that creates a nice flat, six-sided disc. You can also, by th...

Instancing objects
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Instancing objects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dan Ablan as part of the MODO 501 Essential Training

Subject:
3D + Animation
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MODO
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