Polygon Modeling

This guide describes the modeling features in Autodesk® Softimage® that are specific to polygon meshes.

Topics

Fundamentals of Polygonal Modeling
Basic concepts of polygonal modeling, as well as special selection commands that apply only to polygon mesh components and how to hide polygons.

Modeling Polygons & Polygon Meshes
The many ways to create and modify polygon mesh objects.

Polygon Shading
How to control auto normals and user normals, as well as how to control tesselation.

Subdivision Surfaces
Creating a high-resolution, smoothed versions of low-polygon mesh objects.

Related Information

For information about features that apply to other types of geometry as well as polygon meshes, such as deformations, see Modeling and Deformation Basics.

 



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