3D Maya 04: Extrude and Subdivision Proxies

Create a box. Press and hold the Right Mouse Button (RMB) to choose selection options.

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Select face, and then click on the top face of the box.

Edit Mesh > Extrude

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The shortcut is on the polygon tools shelf

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Notice the face now has four extra nodes in the middle of the edges. You are ready to extrude.

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Proxy > Subdiv Proxy

You can see your subdiv polygon as you change it.

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DO NOT DO MORE THAN 3 SUBDIVISION LEVELS. YOU WILL CRASH YOUR COMPUTER!!!

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Assignment:

Create a hammer and a drinking glass using extrude and sub div proxies