Using the Grids Effectively

As noted earlier, the grids included with this book fall into two different categories. Grid #1 is useful for creating things like the floor plan for an office building, the shape of an airplane’s wings, or the layout of walls surrounding a castle. Grid #2 is most effective for planning small, studs-out mosaics. The last two allow you to plan the height of a model and include the side view of such things as slopes and plates. You can also use them to plan mosaics or help you design custom-sized arches that you make from inverted slopes. Which grid you use depends on what part of the model you are trying to design. A large model may, in fact, not even fit on a single grid. In that case, you can either use the grid to ...

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