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Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press by Dariush Derakhshani, Randi L. Derakhshani

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Chapter 9

Character Poly Modeling: Part III

Finishing elements are critical to the veracity of a model’s design. To make things easier, such elements can be modeled separately and later incorporated into the base model. In this chapter, you will finish the model of the soldier you started in Chapter 7, “Character Poly Modeling: Part I,” and continued in Chapter 8, “Character Poly Modeling: Part II.” To do that, you will model the head shape, merge the head shape with elements such as goggles and a face mask, and integrate them into the scene.

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Creating the head
  • Merging and attaching the head’s accessories

Creating the Head

Continue with the previous exercise’s scene file (from Chapter 8), or open the ...

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