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Old 10-12-2002, 05:50 PM   #1
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im decided to try and model a train.
ive set up my image planes (Ive included a screen shot), can someone please tell me where a good place would be to start coz i dont know, and also, would it be best to use polyons or nurbs.
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Old 10-12-2002, 11:17 PM   #2
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it's all a matter of preferences of course, but I would simply start with a cube and go from there, extruding and splitting as needed. There are some who disagree with this method, though.
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Look at the train and break it down into parts...that part looks like a cube with a hole in it....a cylinder here with the top widened,etc. Then use what you want to create it. I frequently mix Nurbs and Polys when I can. I prefer Nurbs but I always use poly cubes

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well, what i would do is split the window,the wheels, the top and the doors this, that and model each seperate and then when i am done with everything i stich em'.... using the evil rusty needle..
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