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Old 04-06-2003, 07:59 AM   #1
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Hi all,

I'm curious about the market out there..... For all you professionals out there, if you are given a project to do a 3d model of a new product design (you have to design the product from your own idea), what are the correct steps or procedures in making a final 3d model? Thank you..
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Hi Strykernet.

I would first do a lot of concept sketches, and also I would switch software. I would choose Alias|wavefront Studio or designer for this since Maya is more of an animation and film software and Studio is aimed at CAD - and you need CAD like software for designs.

Designs usually should be modeled in NURBS Degree 5 - 7 surfaces and Studio excells in this area. Also Studio exports directly for production in various formats like IGES, STL, PRO/E etc.

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Create the concept sketches
model the object
export for production

ofcasue you can break down each point in smaller stages with rendering, texturing etc.. but that would basicly cover it..
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Old 04-06-2003, 09:42 AM   #3
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nice cali! thx
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Thanks a lot =), That'll give me a better understanding out in the professional field....So i guess usually in this field people tend to use other software other than maya to approach it....

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You could use Maya, but Studio is more aimed at design..
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