View Full Version : Rope Help
06 June 2004, 05:33 PM
i'm trying for the first time reference modeling :blush:
im trying to recreate this drawing http://18.104.22.168/artbyfeng.com/environments/envi_21.jpg
(Done by feng)
but how would i create the rope around thos wouden cylinders ??
i'm using 3dsmax 6
06 June 2004, 07:04 PM
Hm, dunno, one way could perhabs be with making a curve in that shape, and then make a flat,circled face/polygon (in a shape of circile, that is),and extrude this face along that curve.
At least you can do that in maya, don't know about 3ds max.
06 June 2004, 07:10 PM
you could make a line and make it have render-abilty, you may need to put a meshsmooth on there
(make a line and then uncollapse the rendering thing under it)
06 June 2004, 09:15 PM
This tutorial is exactly what you want : http://www.cgchat.com/forum/showthread.php?threadid=18532
It is a bandage method that could easly fit to your project :)
01 January 2006, 10:00 AM
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