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Old 03 March 2013   #1
about the grid line and model scale

hi ,

now i start to model a environment for my short film and which is my school assignment
but i dun know what kind of scale is more suitable for this project.
cause i heard my friend say , the scale will affect the particles and when animate will get problem.


this's my environment.



and i hv 2 character fighting in the scene.
how to set the scale for this project?


hope someone can help me..
 
Old 03 March 2013   #2
What software are you using? In Maya, you can arbitrarily decide the scale equals whatever you want. By default, the dynamics system assumes one unit=one cm, but you can change that under the nucleus node.
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Old 03 March 2013   #3
Of course the scale is very important. Also with some kinds of lighting...
You can set it to cms/kms/mts/yards or whatever you're used to measure with. And as Meloncov says, 1 square of the grid equals to 1 value of your measure option.
 
Old 03 March 2013   #4
Originally Posted by Meloncov: What software are you using? In Maya, you can arbitrarily decide the scale equals whatever you want. By default, the dynamics system assumes one unit=one cm, but you can change that under the nucleus node.



ya~i using maya now..
thx ya
 
Old 03 March 2013   #5
Originally Posted by Seehr: Of course the scale is very important. Also with some kinds of lighting...
You can set it to cms/kms/mts/yards or whatever you're used to measure with. And as Meloncov says, 1 square of the grid equals to 1 value of your measure option.



oic.. thx ya ~
then did u hv any suggestion about the minimum or maximum of the grid?
 
Old 03 March 2013   #6
For your particular scene, I'd probably use meters or decimeters. Centimeters is gonna get you some annoyingly large numbers.
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