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xconmanx
12-08-2004, 02:41 PM
hello, how can you maintain a sharp corner or edge while using mesh smooth?

i am currently modelling a car, however cannot understand how other people have sharp straight edges even after applying a mesh smooth?

see my car looks ok, but there are no sharp edges! making it look weird!

please help

thanks

simply
12-09-2004, 06:36 AM
just add more detail and move the edge near to one another at the position u want it to be sharp... not sure if u get wat i mean....

pollywoggles
12-09-2004, 07:55 AM
Sounds app specific. What program are you using?

JakeJK
12-09-2004, 08:25 AM
Just cut another edge right next to the other.. then there will be a sharp edge on your car! =)

xconmanx
12-09-2004, 03:16 PM
sorry im using 3ds max 6.

cheers everyone for the replies so far, i'll give some of the ideas a go, but still not too sure.

hardev
12-12-2004, 08:44 PM
try chamfering the edges. you might also want to check out 3d-palace.com. there are 3 car modeling video tutorials.

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