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  1. FZnoob

    retirement

    Best of luck to you in your new endeavors Mate!
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    How do I create a face?

    I generally stuck with the sub-d tool pallets in sub-d "mode". You can however use the "swap" command to turn off the sub-d, and then work with the standard tools. I use this approach quite often.
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    How do I create a face?

    on a sub-divided object you can use the "close hole" tool
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    Top Ten FormZ 9 list

    +1 for that Also: a symmetry tool and a more accurate way to insert "sequences". The current method is clumsy at best.
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    tool bar issues

    You will probably get a quicker response by sending them an email support@formz.com
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    Candy Bar Modeled with Subdivision

    Sure thing! I have some more sub-d tips for modeling common items. I have been doing it a long time with a variety of different programs. I came up with a few approaches that might be helpful. I sort of took what I knew and adapted it to FZ's toolset. When I get time, I will put a couple of them together.
  7. This is a quick study on how to model a candy bar wrapper with subdivision. It's a 2 page pdf. Sub-D Candy Bar.pdf
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    Candy Bar Modeled with Subdivision

    Correct. Glad you figured it out.
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    sub D help

    Thanks guys. I created a 2 page pdf of this and uploaded it to the "tutorial" section of the forum. "Candy Bar Modeled With Subdivision" I hope that FZ sees fit to add a symmetry tool in the future. It would cut the work it half.
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    sub D help

    sorry for the double post. I thought it was too big. Anyways here's a final render as well.
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    sub D help

    Here you go. I did it pretty fast, so I hope it's clear. If you get stuck let me know. It's not difficult once you understand the concept. Looks like I am going to have to upload it in 2 files due to the size. Here's pg 1
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    sub D help

    Here you go. I did it pretty fast, so I hope it's clear. If you get stuck let me know. It's not difficult once you understand the concept. Looks like I am going to have to upload it in 2 files due to the size. Here's pg 1
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    sub D help

    Tech showed perhaps the most simple way to do it. My approach would require a few more steps and some additional geometry. The end result would be something a bit softer and a little more realistic. I should have time tomorrow to post a series of step by step series screenshots to get you started. Once you get the hang of it, you can tackle some more difficult shapes. Do you happen to have a better image of the wrapper? That would be helpful but not completely necessary. If you look in the "tutorial" section of this forum you will find a 3 part series I did on sub-d modeling a leather chair. It might be a bit more than you want to tackle now, but it's something you can play around with if you care to.
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    sub D help

    I do this sort of thing all the time. If you need some more advanced help let me know.
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    sub D help

    Sometimes I look back over old posts to pick up a tip or 2. When I found this one, I realized I never did get around to doing a sub d tray. So I gave it a go this morning. After a couple of false starts I was able to produce this model using nothing but the sub d tools. It's a clean mesh with no triangles, which I always try to avoid.
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    VRay and Renderzone

    If I create a model in VRay and hand it off to someone who only has Renderzone will the mapping still work? I am supposing the answer is no.
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    VRay and Renderzone

    We are locked down tight. Trying to get anything resolved with IT takes weeks not days. My trial expired and they never did get back to me.
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    VRay and Renderzone

    Unfortunately I can't get the trial version to work due to our firewall blocking VRay trying to connect to their server. No worries. You told me what I need to know
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    form•Z 8.6.3 Update Released

    " and when deleting objects related to opengl" Yep.
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    2d people

    Seems to me I tried it a while back and it came in with the maps screwed up. I will give it another. I seldom us them but it could be a handy option.
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    2d people

    How do you handle the mapping?
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    form•Z 8.6.3 Update Released

    I have been using it for about a week. Stable so far.
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    forum Sign In link

    The tabs along the top right aren't working either. The ones where you access your messages, profile, etc
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    forum Sign In link

    I thought I was being shadow banned....
  25. Mapping in C4D is a breeze. I also like it's sub-d modeling tools. Unfortunately, in my current position I am not allowed to use it.
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