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SunTzu69
07-02-2005, 10:42 PM
Hey all I'd like to know how to apply a path deform modifier in Maya. If anyone knows it would be a big help.

Thanks.

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Hi all...quick question...I'm trying to model some chains around my trolls body, as in the example ive included. now i know i can duplicate each link and manually place them but instead id really like to know if theres a quicker way to extrude along a curve or something like that....because the goal im goin for is like the 2nd image included.



thanks.



b.
http://users.cableaz.com/~suntzu/trollexample2.jpg

http://users.cableaz.com/~suntzu/trollhairexample.jpg

marc001
07-02-2005, 11:17 PM
1. Model a straight chain

http://www.cyborgkatana.com/critique/chainStraight.jpg

2. Make a spline for the model

http://www.cyborgkatana.com/critique/splineonmodel.jpg

3. Add a path deform modifier on the chain, using the spline as the path

http://www.cyborgkatana.com/critique/pathdeform.jpg

SunTzu69
07-03-2005, 01:21 AM
sorry im a newb...how do i create a path deform modifier in maya? thanks.

SunTzu69
07-03-2005, 04:44 AM
anyone please? id really appreciate the help! thanks.

Iconoklast
07-04-2005, 10:51 PM
you're better off asking this in the Maya forum..

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