View Full Version : creating round holes easily
December 7th, 2009, 06:31 PM
Just something I saw illustrated elsewhere, so I thought I'd reiterate it for you guys.
December 7th, 2009, 06:34 PM
The cylinder method was better!
December 7th, 2009, 06:37 PM
If you have an area already modeled and cannot start with a cylinder, this works well.
December 7th, 2009, 06:44 PM
thanks again snaf. your little tips always help :iamafag:
with that in mind i really should get back into modeling
December 7th, 2009, 07:09 PM
Same thing in Maya, except grab the new verts in step 3 there and scale them out. You won't get a PERFECT circle, but if it's going in a game... then usually perfect circles are boring anyhow :P
December 7th, 2009, 07:32 PM
holes don't necessarily always have to be round, but for things like holes machined into metal this works well :)
December 7th, 2009, 08:56 PM
What happened to the boolean method
December 7th, 2009, 09:13 PM
yeah that would create errors just an fyi
December 7th, 2009, 09:39 PM
Well I learned something
December 8th, 2009, 12:14 AM
Thanks, this was helpful.
December 9th, 2009, 09:25 AM
Old video I made for someone, like 10 months ago with terrible mic.
Shows my method to this situation in Maya.
December 9th, 2009, 09:38 AM
Boolean only works on non-sealed meshes, or else it just leaves fucking holes everywhere.
and especially fucked up holes if your mesh is a giant clusterfuck.
December 9th, 2009, 11:20 AM
So can you do this over and over to create smoother circles?
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