Keep up-to-date with Free tutorials!!

 

Sign up to our twice-monthly newsletter today for the latest tutorials, interviews and product information.

Sign me up to receive third-party emails from 3dtotal's partners, too!

- Latest news
- Exclusive Shop Offers
- Preview early content
- Plus much more

 

Not Ready to take that step? OK, Why not just Subscribe to the RSS Feed

 
submit tutorial
1 | 2
Modelling a Volleyball in Maya

| Your Rating:
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star none
(4 Votes)
| 83114 Views
| 0 Comments
| Comments 0
Date Added: 9th December 2009
Software used:
Keywords:
1110_tid_main.jpg
I'm sure you guys have all learned various techniques of creating a ball in the past, but in this beginner's tutorial we will learn another technique for modelling a ball: we're going to model a volleyball!
1: Start modelling by creating a cube in a new scene. Go to the Smooth Option and change the value of the Division level to 3.

1110_tid_1.jpg
Fig. 01

The shape of your cube should change, as shown in the image below.

1110_tid_2.jpg
Fig. 02

2: Following the images below, select the faces of 1/6 of your model and delete the other faces.

1110_tid_3.jpg
Fig. 03

1110_tid_4.jpg
Fig. 04


3: Add a loop of edges, like in the below image, on 2/3 of the weight of the tertiary faces, and then divide your model into 3 parts. For this part, I used the MJ POLY TOOLS plug-in. This plug-in can provide more help for good measure!

1110_tid_5.jpg
Fig. 05

1110_tid_6.jpg
Fig. 06



continued on next page >

 
1 | 2
Related Tutorials

Making Of 'Discovering a Muse'

by Liam Peters
published on 2012-01-06

Keywords: character, female, object, fantasy,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half (13)
Comments 1 Views 57529

How to animate characters - Chapter 1

by Camilo Duarte Franco
published on 2015-05-06

Keywords: character, animation, maya,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full (3)
Comments 0 Views 21722

Florence Design Academy - 3D Studio Max Tutorial: Glass Material

by Mario Malagrino
published on 2011-03-16

Keywords: object, glass, teapot,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full (83)
Comments 1 Views 33774

A portrait of Pamela Spriggs

by Ian Spriggs
published on 2016-11-14

Keywords: Ian Spriggs, Maya, portrait, making of

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half (5)
Comments 0 Views 4111
Readers Comments (Newest on Top)
no comments!
No comments yet. Be the first to comment!
Add Your Comment..