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Old 10-04-2012, 05:57 AM   #1
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Spent nearly 3 days trying to work out something from my own knowledge resulted in nothing. Anyone knows by chance how can i create a model like this

http://designfolio.co.nz/Images/blogitems/terzani3.gif

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_hERSuQbsO...TLANTIS_90W.jpg
 
Old 10-04-2012, 04:11 PM   #2
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Maybe you can start using paintFX and from there move on.
 
Old 10-04-2012, 05:36 PM   #3
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Can i use it in 3d max ? Is it a plugin ?? Never heard of it. Thank you for your help
 
Old 10-04-2012, 05:52 PM   #4
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Sorry, paintFX is a tool in Maya.
In Max ... maybe you can draw some sort of lines, and attach to those lines the little spheres.
 
Old 10-05-2012, 10:55 AM   #5
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if you were using cinema 4d, i would say use splines then cloner spheres along those lines
 
Old 10-05-2012, 09:14 PM   #6
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You could model all of the strands straight out, then use cloth sim to pull them into shape.
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Old 10-27-2012, 12:45 PM   #7
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There are a few scripts that could be of great help for this kind of thing... if i remember well these are 2 i used in the past.

Neil Blevin's wire bundler:
http://www.scriptspot.com/3ds-max/scripts/wirebundler

John Martini's cobwebs:
http://jokermartini.com/2012/05/09/cobwebs/

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model a mesh in that shape and put a cloner to psition the spheres in the vertexs.
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Old 10-27-2012, 06:16 PM   #9
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or use several splines
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