Introduction to Maya - Modeling Fundamentals Vol 1
This course will look at the fundamentals of modeling in Maya with an emphasis on creating good topology. We'll look at what makes a good model in Maya and why objects are modeled in the way they are.
# 1 29-12-2015 , 01:54 AM
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Robot Volume 1 - Harness video 15

Hello Everyone,

I have grouped and 4 components of the harness and 'Duplicated Special'. All works perfectly however the copied objects are coloured BLACK.

Can anyone tell me why this has happened and how may I change it?

FYI - I tried reversing the duplicated objectives + applying a new material. Nothing worked.


# 2 29-12-2015 , 08:20 AM
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the normal's need reversing

Select the offending object or specific faces.

go to the modeling menu and under Mesh Display choose Reverse

Cheers Myth

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# 3 31-12-2015 , 01:46 AM
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Thanks Myth,

I think my Maya 2015 is playing games on me. I tired all options, including your suggestion. Not working.

I ended up going the long way, mirrored the harness, separated the objects from parent then manually moved the components into place.

Thanks again for your suggestion, I'm sure that will work for someone else.

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