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3D Printing Designs: Fun and Functional Projects by Joe Larson

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Adding a face

Functionally, the design is complete, but as the old saying goes, it's all in the details. This little octopus would be much cuter with a face. Here's how you give it one:

  1. Make sure Edit mode is off (Tab) and that the 3D cursor is at the origin (Shift + C).
  2. Create a circle (Shift + A) by navigating to Mesh | Circle:
    Adding a face
  3. Again, the newly created circle is hidden inside the octopus, so with the circle still selected, switch to Local view (Numpad /).

    Since this circle will become the face, it's good to name it Face now, using the same steps for naming objects from before.

  4. A circle in Blender is a flat object that is just a ring of points with ...

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