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Blender 3D: Designing Objects by Enrico Valenza, Pierre-Armand Nicq, Romain Caudron

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Using the Grease Pencil tool to plan the edge-loops flow

It would be perfectly possible to start immediately to re-topologize the high resolution mesh, at least for an expert modeler; by the way, it's usually a good practice to have a guide to be followed in the process, to solve a priori any issue (or at least most of them) that we would come across.

So, let's start this chapter by planning what the right topology can be for a low resolution mesh of our Gidiosaurus character; we are going to use the Grease Pencil tool to draw the paths of the edge-loops and polygons flow, straight onto the sculpted mesh.

Getting ready

First, let's prepare the screen:

  1. Open the Gidiosaurus_modeling_02.blend file.
  2. Go to the UV/Image Editor window to the left and Shift ...

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