Working with the modeling tools


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Working with the modeling tools

So you've seen some of the basics of how modo works so let's actually just do something. I'm going to start with the basic 501 default layout, and remember that's up here: Layouts > Default Layout. And then I'm going to be in the Model tab and from the Model tab, I can choose any one of these primitives. So of course everybody knows I like doughnuts, so I'm going to click the Doughnut tool. It's also called the torus in the more professional world. And when I do that, I get a Property panel down at the bottom that I can pull up and show. And in here I can choose the number of sides, and number of segments, the size of the hole in the middle, and so on. But I have no object here.

Well, that's because I haven't drawn it yet. So I can just click and drag. Remember the workplane. Well, my workplane is set down to Z axis, so I'm drawing my doughnut standing up. So I'm going to undo with a Command+Z, or Ctrl+Z on the PC. Hold the Alt or the Option k...

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

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3D + Animation
Software:
MODO
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