[Sidefx-houdini-list] Modeling questions
JRutherford at stclaircollege.ca
Tue Feb 17 19:45:47 EST 2009
who models in Houdini...seriously....the only people I've ever met who model in Houdini are the old Prisms guys...and all the schools teach is how to take a Maya rigged model and stick some dust on it....
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2009/2/11 Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com>
> It's not freehand though, and is super clumsy compared to Lightwave's.
> I've asked for this for about 10 years now :)
Be patient my friend someday SESI will decide to improve modelling in
houdini, someday ......
> 2009/2/11 Jerry <jerry at axyzfx.com>:
> > I think the knife operation can be achieved using the clip SOP.
> > You just retain the above and below plane objects and it'll automatically
> > fuse the join.
> >> Are there any good interactive ways in Houdini to do these sorts of
> modeling operations:
> >> Edge loop splitting? A
> >> tool that adds a new span that you can slide to position along a run of
> >> quads in the mesh. Like edge loop select that splits the selection.
> >> ? I know we can make a new edge loop all the way around an object, but
> can we "slide" it's positioning?..
> >> Knife? Knife
> >> is similar to splitting but it just splits poly's based on camera
> >> projected lines that you drag to position. It just splits across the
> >> mesh regardless of edge runs, literally slicing across the mesh, but
> >> only in straight lines..
> >> Selecting an edge ring? Selecting edges that are perpendicular to edge
> loops (I think...)
> >> Sliding an edge/vert along the surface? Moves it along the guestimated
> volume (I think..)
> >> thanks,
> >> Craig
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