Marking the model
The first task we have to accomplish to use UV mapping is the slicing of the model. Here, we won't use tools such as the Knife or the Loop Cut, but a different tool which will allow us to mark a seam on the model. To do that, we use have to change the Select Mode to Edge, and press Ctrl + E. A menu that groups all edge operations will appear:
When we press this shortcut, a menu will appear giving us several options. One of these options is Mark Seam, which we will use to mark the edges of our model. These marks will be used to unfold the faces of the model.
In order to use this option, we have to select an edge, either by selecting ...