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Old 21-05-2006, 04:21 PM   #1
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Unhappy Question about polys---->subd's

Hey everyone-
I had a general question about modeling. I am about an intermediate modeler for Maya and decided to start modeling figures instead of basic house and car scenes. It seems that every time i decide to do an organic model and do polys to sub-d transformation, my sub-d image looks boxy. I thought that the whole point of sub-d's was to make the image look smoother and more realistic. Almost the exact opposite happened. I was wondering if there is any system of modeling polys that I do no know about, that will make the model look "smoother" when converting into subd's. Is it the fact that I move each vertex point seperately or is it just my settings to convert into sub-d? Thanks!!!
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hey darkslayer13 -

I think you might want to post a picture - maybe a before and after shot - so we can see what the problem is.

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1) After you convert press 3 to get the smoothest visuals on your subd image (2 gets medium, 1 gets less smooth).

2) The closer the edges are the less of a smoothing effect you will get.

Cant tell you any more unless we see a picture. Before after hopefully wires suplied.
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Old 22-05-2006, 02:14 AM   #4
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Default B4 pic

Ok, here's the b4 pic. Not sure how to put the image in this box, so i'll just attach the b4 pic in this one, and the after in the next...notice the head section and hindleg sections...thx for the input so far!

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Old 22-05-2006, 02:15 AM   #5
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Heres the after of sub-d's whats up with the head and back leg?

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