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Old 14-01-2007, 05:18 AM   #1
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Default Help in Modeling a L Shaped Torch( The one used in Army)

Hi anyone out there can guide me on the steps on how to model this L Shaped torch? I am really a newbie to MAYA 8.0 and really dun have the interest in designiong and modelling. I really need help. I would like to use Polygonal Modeling using Cylinders and Pipes and what are the things i need to do? I also know that i need to assign a new material to the object before modeling.
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Old 14-01-2007, 05:05 PM   #2
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hello allanphua,

i would love to help but i dont have a clue what an l shaped torch looks like of have never even seen one even when i try googling it. could you post a picture/reference of it and maybe we could get you started on it right away

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Old 17-01-2007, 04:16 AM   #3
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Old 17-01-2007, 04:21 AM   #4
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Old 17-01-2007, 07:41 AM   #5
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ermm is it me or when i try to extract the file some error comes up and wont let me.

heres a quicker way,

www.imageshack.us
browse your file and let it load.
go to the buttom and find "direct link to image" and copy that
then type [.IMG]linkhere[./IMG] (remove dots)

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Old 17-01-2007, 07:56 AM   #6
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Do you mean?

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lol a flashlight? and here i was thinking blowtorch! hurray for local syntax.
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yup.. tahts what i m trying to mean. HOpe you can hjelp me get started. Can u help me soon!
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Old 19-01-2007, 12:59 PM   #9
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ahaha yeah does look like a blowtorch neostrider :p

hey allan, ill try think of how to do it then guide you threw
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i need the finished model by 2nd feb. Hope it can be started soon, Can u send me the Maya Binarry format of the model?
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Originally posted by allanphua
i need the finished model by 2nd feb. Hope it can be started soon, Can u send me the Maya Binarry format of the model?
Is this uni work? Or a paid project? Why does it have a time scale of the 2nd of Feb?

We can advise on how to approach it but no one here will really do your work for you if they do not get credit for it. That's called Plagiarism
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thats plenty of time but please dont expect me to do the modeling for you or even someone else.

does anyone know how to should model this peice out?

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I did this in 5 mins, basically take a cylinder, delete the top faces, select the top verts, rotate about 45 degrees, duplicate and rotate so the two 45 degree edges meet, combine and merge verts.
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what are the measurements of the size of the cylinder?
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i don't understand when you say duplicate and rotate so the two 45 degree edges meet, combine and merge verts.

How to do it? Can explain clearer using MAYA?
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