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Blender 3D Basics by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action — making the boat the proper width and height

Making the boat the right length was pretty easy. The width and height take a few more steps, but it's very similar.

  1. Press Numpad 1 to change to the front view. Use Ctrl+MMB to zoom into the reference blocks. Use Shift+MMB to re-center the boat so that you can see all of it.
  2. Press A to deselect all the vertices and, using any method discussed in the previous chapter, select all of the vertices on the left of the 3D View.
  3. Press G and X to move the left-side vertices in X, till they line up with the wider reference block, as shown in the following image:
    Time for action — making the boat the proper width and height
  4. Press A to deselect all the vertices. ...

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