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Mastering Autodesk Maya 2016: Autodesk Official Press by Todd Palamar

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Chapter 4 Organic Modeling

Organic modeling uses the same basic tools required for hard modeling. However, the demand on the tools is greater. Organic-looking surfaces are much harder to generate than most factory-built objects. Organic surfaces require nature’s imperfections and long continuous surfaces that blend back into themselves.

This chapter focuses on creating the base shape of a generic human female—generic because the main goal is not to model specific details of an individual but to convey proper edge flow and structure that can support anatomy. Following these principles will allow you to adapt the methods to create other life forms, such as a quadruped or alien.

In this chapter, you will learn to

  • Implement box modeling
  • Employ ...

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