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BRASH
12-20-2008, 10:46 PM
Greetings.

I've run into a roadblock and I can't make up my mind. This is what's being modeled, and he's almost 100% done:

http://brashvisuals.com/gallery_imgs/images/nightmare_render_jpg.jpg

The difficulty is with the mouth. Most rigs separate the inner mouth dome from the lips. This provides the advantage of easier blend shapes and such, but making it a single mesh guarantees we can see the connection of the inner cheek to the jawbone and the lips.

With this in mind I ask -- would it be better to keep the inner mouth dome saperate, or do everything as one mesh, with the goal of achieving a unified looking mesh?

Thanks in advance!

-BRASH

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