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Graphics - Maya Learning Book

Graphics - Maya Learning Book

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In addition to extruding out, you can use the
extrusion tool to push a polygonal facet into a
surface to create an opening. For the shipÕs air
intake ports, this technique will be used.

1Create the front of the ports

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Select the facet handle belonging to
side thruster port.

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Press the Shift key and Select the
opposite facet.

Two facets selected to create thruster ports

s

Press the g key to re-evoke the
Extrude tool and start a new
extrusion.

s

Click-drag on green Scale handle to
create a little lip at the edge of the
top and bottom of the thruster
ports.

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Click-drag on red Scale handle to
create a similar lip at the side edges
of the thruster ports.

Front edge of the thruster ports

2Add a lip to the ports

To give the thruster a little bit of an edge,
you will next create a little lip using the
extrude tool.

s

Press the g key.

1. Move

2. Scale

Move

2. Scale

1. Scale

260 Learning Maya

Lesson 11

Air intake ports

s

Click-drag on green Scale handle to
create a little lip at the top and
bottom edges of the thruster ports.

s

Click-drag on red Scale handle to
create a similar lip at the side edges
of the thruster ports.

s

Click-drag on blue Move handle to
push this extruded facet back a
little.

Lip added to the thruster ports

3Extrude the hole

s

Press the g key.

s

Click-drag on blue Move handle to
push this facet back deep into the
spaceship.

Hole extruded for thruster port

4Add the rear thruster

s

Tumble the view around to see the
back of the ship.

s

Select the facet handle belonging to
back facet of the ship.

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Press the g key.

s

Click on one of the Scale handles.

s

The center of manipulator changes
to a Scale manipulator.

s

Click-drag on the center Scale
handle to create the edge to the
exhaust port.
All four sides scale to the same
value and proportion.

Front edge of exhaust port

s

Repeat the steps used to create the
front thruster ports to finish the
back exhaust hole.

2. Scale

1. Scale

3. Move

Move

Scale

Learning Maya 261

Polygonal Spaceship

The front cockpit

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Hole extruded for exhaust port

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