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SicariusMortus
07-31-2010, 06:26 PM
Hi there, I've been lurking CGsociety for a while now, and finally decided to join up.. i'm a long time modeler who has been too lazy to perfect his skills and i have a question about a model of a car rim i'm making (mostly to improve my skills) and theres an annoying problem with my edgeflow that i cannot seem to master.

Here's my reference:

http://www.dtmpower.net/forum/attachments/aus-classifieds/35488d1209110915-19x8-xhp-saber-rims-saber.jpg

And heres my problem (enhanced the contrast a little to make it more apparent)
http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/9093/rimmistake.th.jpg (http://img38.imageshack.us/i/rimmistake.jpg/)
There is no way i can get this to work out when i use NURMS smoothing and i would like to know how you (oh gods of 3d modelling) would do it.

This is my own most successful attempt:

http://img525.imageshack.us/img525/3280/mostsuccessful.th.jpg (http://img525.imageshack.us/i/mostsuccessful.jpg/)

But still the result wont get smooth!

caricature
08-07-2010, 08:39 AM
Increase or split the edge should do, it seems like not enough geometry to blend between hard and smooth.

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