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polyvin
09-02-2009, 04:30 AM
ok, im modeling this hard surface piece and i came to a area that i can't figure out..

i want to keep the hard edges there the green lines are running, but remove the hard edge where the red lines are, i want to keep that area nice and smooth, but keep the sharp angle.

current wireframe of the area where that i want to change.
http://a.imagehost.org/0484/Picture_1.jpg (http://a.imagehost.org/view/0484/Picture_1)

this is the top part of the piece
http://a.imagehost.org/0885/Picture_2.jpg (http://a.imagehost.org/view/0885/Picture_2)

bottom part of the piece
http://a.imagehost.org/0685/Picture_3_8.jpg (http://a.imagehost.org/view/0685/Picture_3_8)
http://img216.imageshack.us/i/picture1gem.jpg/

himadrism
09-02-2009, 05:40 PM
try pulling the edges away from the middle & try to maintain the 3 edges on a level..this will remove the sharpness.

polyvin
09-10-2009, 06:35 PM
ahh sorry for the extremely late reply, very busy with school, but yea i tried your suggestion and it sort of worked, it got rid of the sharpness, but added pinching towards the ends and created a funny shadow fall off in the area.

but i just thought of converting to sub-d and using a partial crease where i want it sharp, i didn't get to play to much with it, but it looks like it may give my desired results. i'l try and upload some pics later.

Piflik
09-11-2009, 09:51 AM
Just remove the marked edges. You'll get NGons, but they aren't half as evil as they are said to be ;).

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