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Blender 3D: Characters, Machines, and Scenes for Artists by Pierre-Armand Nicq, Romain Caudron, Christopher Kuhn, Enrico Valenza

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Adding final details

At this point, the gun is really starting to take shape. Let's add a little more detail to finish it up.

A great way to add detail (without too much work) is to run loop cuts across the existing faces, and then scale these new edges in by pressing Alt + S. This gives the appearance of a panel line or cut between different the portions of an object:

Adding final details

 

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You can also create one such cut, and then rip the center edges. This will enable you to create a second line or cut that doesn't go all the way across the geometry:

Here, we'll create some additional vents for fins by picking a series of faces on the upper ...

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