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Google SketchUp for Game Design by Robin de Jongh

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Time for action - modeling a low polygon wrench

  1. First, find an image with a side on view of your wrench. Here's mine:
    Time for action - modeling a low polygon wrench
  2. Import it into SketchUp. Set the plan view and go to Camera ¦ Parallel Projection.
  3. Take out your pencil and draw around the outline. Remember this is going to have to be low polygon, so use as few clicks of the mouse as you can.
  4. Start with the curves, because these look circular, and so you will be able to use the Arc tool. When you click the tool, type in 3 (or 4) and Enter. All the arcs you draw will now have only 3 (or 4) sides to them, as shown next:
  5. When you've drawn in the curves, finish the outline off with the pencil tool.
  6. You ...

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