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Introduction to Modeling in XSI

Course Summary

Easily learn time-saving modeling techniques, a modeling tools overview, and a proven workflow for modeling in XSI. Software required: XSI 4 or higher (XSI 6.5 required for project files).

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    Course Syllabus

    Introduction and Project Overview
    - 7m 17s

    —Overview of Polygon Mesh Geometry in XSI 7m 17s
    Introduction to Modeling in XSI
    - 4h 14m

    —Overview of Surface Mesh Geometry 5m 27s
    —Adding Rotoscopes to the XSI Viewports 3m 54s
    —Creating and Optimizing Polygon Geometry 7m 42s
    —Adding Detail to Geometry with the Bevel Tool 7m 48s
    —Using the Add Edge Tool to Split Polygon Components 7m 30s
    —Extruding Polygons to Create a Serrated Saw Blade 7m 59s
    —Using Lattices to Quickly Reshape Geometry 8m 7s
    —Using the Knife Tool to Split Polygons Quickly 8m 47s
    —Building a Phillips-head Screwdriver with the Revolve Function 16m 46s
    —Duplicating and Repurposing Geometry for Efficient Modeling 12m 21s
    —Utilizing Scene Layers to Keep Your Scene Organized 8m 49s
    —Using the Four Sided Command to Create a Knife Blade 8m 49s
    —Bridging and Welding Polygon Edges 12m 45s
    —Trimming and Lofting Geometry to Create the Knife's Keychain Connector 14m 28s
    —Extruding Geometry Along Curves to Create a Corkscrew 14m 2s
    —Using Edge Creasing to Quickly Create Sharp Edges 12m 50s
    —Working with Curves to Create the Magnifying Glass Casing 8m 31s
    —Using the Add/Edit Polygon Tool to Create New Geometry 7m 28s
    —Utilizing Several Tools and Techniques to Create the Can Opener 12m 33s
    —Additional Techniques for Repurposing Geometry (Part 1) 7m 23s
    —Additional Techniques for Repurposing Geometry (Part 2) 15m 37s
    —Extruding the Thumbnail Indentations into the Various Blades 5m 8s
    —Parenting Objects and Cleaning up Your Scene 9m 58s
    —Adjusting Geometry on Various Layers to Assemble Final Knife 6m 20s
    —Utilizing Deformers as a Modeling Aid 9m 57s
    —Extruding Multiple Components to Create the Keychain Loop 9m 13s
    —Bonus: Using Custom Shelves and Toolbars to Store Commonly Used Tools 4m 35s

Course Fee:
USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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