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Blender 3D Basics by Gordon Fisher

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Chapter 10, Modeling Organic Forms, Sea, and Terrain

Pop quiz— optimizing rendering times

  1. Answer: b

    Removing the faces in the vertex group Ocean Floor is the only guaranteed method. You may have a camera angle that shows the missing backs of buildings, and you may want to sail your sloop around the Island. There is a read out of the number of vertices, edges, and faces for the entire scene in the top Info window. If you go into Edit Mode, it will tell you how many vertices, edges, and faces there are in a particular object.

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