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Old 17-12-2002, 02:45 PM   #1
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please how to make a helix in maya 4, is it possible without a plug-in?
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If you watch the (great) Tornado tutorial - Mike makes a helix shape for making the Tornado.

I think he made an extrudsion of a nurbs shape and in inputs - he gave it a big angle (like 14000) each 360 degree adds another reolution to the helix

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