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avmics
06-06-2004, 07:04 PM
Hi, I am new to this forum and have been very impressed with the quality of responses in this forum.

I have many nurbs models in Softimage that need to be merged into one model and are currently comprised of multiple patches broken at the joints.

1- Is the best method to convert everything to polys and use subd to render? I have tried to use surface continuity with limited success.

2-Is there a method of merging polys or nurbs where they overlap? I am looking for something that computes the intersection of models, merges at those points and generates a smooth surface continuity.

3- After conversion to polys what is the best method of merging the parts?

This is an example of the model and wireframe.

http://i.1asphost.com/avmics/modeling/monkeybody.28.jpg

http://home.graffiti.net/avmics/a.1.jpg

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