Added by on 2012-10-30

Modeling a head with proper topology – Part 1 – Maya Tutorial – Modeling

This video shows some common modeling pitfalls, and how to start building a head with proper topology.
Table of Contents
What is topology?
Common topology problems
Creating 2D reference planes
Creating a polygon with the “Create Polygon Tool”
Extruding a polygon face
Building the mouth
Completing an edge loop using the “Append to Polygon Tool”
Creating an edge loop using the “Insert Edge Loop Tool”
Merging vertices using the “Merge Vertex Tool”
Building the nose
Files used: http://areadownloads.autodesk.com/wdm/maya/HTM_MOD_Head_Topology_part1.zip

 

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