View Full Version : Need some Help Modeling Chains

07-02-2005, 09:42 PM
Hey all I'd like to know how to apply a path deform modifier in Maya. If anyone knows it would be a big help.



Hi all...quick question...I'm trying to model some chains around my trolls body, as in the example ive included. now i know i can duplicate each link and manually place them but instead id really like to know if theres a quicker way to extrude along a curve or something like that....because the goal im goin for is like the 2nd image included.



07-02-2005, 10:17 PM
1. Model a straight chain

2. Make a spline for the model

3. Add a path deform modifier on the chain, using the spline as the path

07-03-2005, 12:21 AM
sorry im a do i create a path deform modifier in maya? thanks.

07-03-2005, 03:44 AM
anyone please? id really appreciate the help! thanks.

07-04-2005, 09:51 PM
you're better off asking this in the Maya forum..

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