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Spline Help
show user profile  beezy
Hello Everyone,

I was trying something with splines that I used to do in Maya pretty easily so I figured there's got to be an easy method in Max. I tried to draw the splines then attach them all, then add bevel modifier but it's not working...



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10/5/2011 9:17:35 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 9:19:07 PM)
show user profile  IBENEZ21
Looks like not all the verts are welded... Could be wrong.
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10/5/2011 9:26:27 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 9:26:27 PM)
show user profile  beezy
Thanks IBENEZ but it's not a polygon yet. The shape that doesn't cut a hole is a difficult shape to work with. It seems like I have to clean this piece and make it geometrically perfect so I can boolean.

BUT...does anyone know a good method to create this via splines?

Was really trying to get the splines to work...


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10/6/2011 12:14:42 AM (last edit: 10/6/2011 12:14:42 AM)
show user profile  nm8r
If all those splines are attached then it should work.
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10/6/2011 12:35:02 AM (last edit: 10/6/2011 12:35:02 AM)
show user profile  owtdor
Make sure they are lined up along the same flat plane. Not sure if it makes a difference, but it is worth a shot.
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10/6/2011 12:55:08 AM (last edit: 10/6/2011 12:55:08 AM)
show user profile  beezy
Thank you kindly for the response owtdor, I've had my run with this piece, trying everything from adding vertices to topo draw.

I finished it by polygon modeling a plane to fit the evil shape (using snap to my original spline). Then booleaned.



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10/6/2011 1:00:52 AM (last edit: 10/6/2011 1:00:52 AM)
show user profile  IBENEZ21
This should do the trick

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10/6/2011 8:08:08 AM (last edit: 10/6/2011 8:08:50 AM)
show user profile  beezy
Came out pretty damn good ibenez, thanks for creating this, much appreciated!



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10/7/2011 2:51:38 AM (last edit: 10/7/2011 2:51:38 AM)
show user profile  IBENEZ21
You are welcome! glad I could help.
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10/7/2011 3:59:33 AM (last edit: 10/7/2011 3:59:33 AM)
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