View Full Version : hard surfaces for film res - poly, subd or nurbs
02-07-2005, 05:59 PM
which type of geometry is prefered nowadays for hard surfaces like spaceships etc. in movies and why? I would guess subd or nurbs for their resolution independency. Am I right? And sorry for my english.
02-09-2005, 03:30 PM
polygons for hard surfaces imo
And in any case u can always convirt it to subd
02-11-2005, 11:16 PM
These days more and more things are built with subD surfaces, indeed.
02-16-2005, 02:16 PM
You are right,
Polys would have to be subdivided again at close range, likely leaving artifacts. I myself would go with a form of patches like NURBS, that or subD's. But I think NURBS allow for more accurate modelling but can be very time consuming compared to SubDs.
02-16-2006, 03:00 PM
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