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Old 13-08-2003, 03:51 AM   #1
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I'm modeling a space ship in maya using nurbs part of the detail requires putting grooves in a solid surface without deforming the surface. What's the best way i could accomplish that.
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If i'm getting what your asking.... a bump map should do what your wanting to achieve.
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i figuered a bump map might do it but is the a possible way to do it on the geometry itself or would it be easier to just do the bump map cause there might be some real close up shots.
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easiest way to have that kind of geometry detail would be to either convert to polygons or try a displacement map.
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