View Full Version : help me with this edge loops...one under another
08 August 2003, 08:36 PM
I really don't know how to make proper edge loops so one bandage will go under the other...
08 August 2003, 02:18 AM
This is just my thoughts, and obviously won't work in all situations...
First, I notice you are rounding the top of the bandage, and smoothing the bottom... I think this is a mistake, you want a nice hard edge where the bandage meets the surface below it.
This is how I would set up my edges. I hope you can make out which edges are hard, and which are soft.
08 August 2003, 02:21 AM
Next I would pull these two vertices out of sight, to create the small gap that one would expect to find where the two cross.
08 August 2003, 02:23 AM
That brings us to here!
08 August 2003, 07:52 AM
thank you for help. It's working but when I'm adding subd here what I get:
08 August 2003, 10:03 AM
After you do the SubD, go back and select those edges that were hard and do a 'SubDiv Surfaces>Full Crease Edge/Vertex'.
I don't think your going to get the effect your looking for without using hard edges, whether they are poly or SubD.
08 August 2003, 10:32 AM
Hey, I'm sorry... I was forgetting that your using 3DS. I don't know how to go about hardening those edges in Max.
Sorry again. Good Luck :)
08 August 2003, 10:38 AM
No problem. It's almoust the same thing in 3dsmax...and it's working. Thanks agian.
01 January 2006, 01:00 AM
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