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11 November 2008, 02:55 PM
hi can someone pls explain me how to make tight violin strings.
tks in advace.

11 November 2008, 05:08 PM
if its in max i would just use a spline and make it renderable

11 November 2008, 06:50 PM
Any sort of cylinder really...

11 November 2008, 06:55 PM
i m using maya n i used curves and extruded cylinder along with it but it doesnot look like its
tight string which it should look like.

11 November 2008, 09:31 PM
using a spline you can have the violin string wrapping around the pegs every easily

11 November 2008, 11:36 PM
Show us :) Can't help without some insight.

11 November 2008, 04:45 AM this is the image URL and strings r flying hehe...

11 November 2008, 04:14 PM
From what I see in that picture, the strings look like they are bending. To get them to look tightly drawn, you should try to get them to be mostly linear. All of the parts that hold the string, should have the string going straight into it, not curving into it. I hope that helps.

11 November 2008, 06:13 PM
tks i'll try

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