Creating Rope And Tubing In Maya - 3dtutorialzone.com This tutorial will teach you two techniques for creating ropes, tubing, etc. with UVs. Set-up Download this curve.mb file. Methods There are two methods to make a tube or curve-like shape, but both of them involve starting with a NURBs curve in along the path of the tube you want to create. Polygon Extrude Assuming that you're making a round object (pipe, hose, rope, tube, etc.), you'll want to start with a polygonal cylinder, then extrude one of the cylinder's end faces. Step one - Open the curve.mb scene file you downloaded. Step two - Go to create>polygonal primatives>cylinder... Step three - Set the axis divisions to 30; this will ensure that the cylinder is smooth enough. Step four - Right click and go to face mode and select all the faces except one of the end faces; it doesn't matter which end. Step five - Now go to object mode and select the model and go to modify>center pivot. Step six - Position, using the scale, rotate, and move tools so that it sits at the end of the curve.
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Light Probe Image Gallery Updated 10/9/04 SIGGRAPH 2001 Course Paul Debevec and Dan Lemmon taught a half-day course on Image-Based Lighting at SIGGRAPH 2001. Introduction A light probe image is an omnidirectional, high dynamic range image that records the incident illumination conditions at a particular point in space. RADIANCE Image Format and Viewing on Unix Light Probe images are measurements of light in the real world, and thus are high dyanmic range. Viewing and Editing HDR Images The images may also be viewed using USC ICT's program HDR Shop. Raw Floating-Point Image Data The raw floating-point format images are 4-byte single precision, big-endian, with interleaved color planes. Making Your Own Light Probes If you're interested in creating your own high dynamic range images, the HDRShop package developed at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies is now available. Light Probe Images Note that each light probe image represents a full 360 × 360 degrees, or 4pi steradians. Note on downloading:
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