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Procedural ICE Modeling in Softimage

Course Summary

In this Softimage tutorial, we will take a look at building an advanced ICE modeling compound to control the copying of an element with two control curves. Software required: Softimage 2012 SP1.

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    Course Syllabus

    Introduction and Project Overview
    - 1m 20s

    —Introduction and Project Overview 1m 20s
    Procedural ICE Modeling in Softimage
    - 2h 5m

    —Exploring the Power of Procedural ICE Modeling 5m 38s
    —Initial Object Creation and Node Set-up to Extrude a Model 7m 47s
    —Modifying Various Nodes and Meshes to Change Our Model 3m 42s
    —Using Create Copies from Polygon Mesh for the Staircase 5m 28s
    —Using Transform per Copy to Modify Each Element 5m 31s
    —Using Get Copy Index to Create Additive Transforms 5m 0s
    —Finding Position Data on a Curve 7m 57s
    —Spreading Our Steps Along the Curve Based on Copy Index 6m 15s
    —Calculating How Many Steps to Place Based on Length and Height 8m 51s
    —Cleaning up Our ICE Tree by Creating Compounds 6m 9s
    —Setting the Scale Based Off a Second Control Curve 11m 22s
    —Rotating the Elements with the Control Curve Matrix 8m 0s
    —Combining All Our Nodes into a Compound for Ease of Use 6m 50s
    —Building a Per-element Rotation Offset for Better Control 6m 44s
    —Building Scale and Transform Controllers 11m 26s
    —Building an Option to Auto-calculate Steps or Manually Set 4m 15s
    —Building a Controller to Remove or Add Elements 3m 24s
    —Building a Controller to Add Space Between Elements 6m 40s
    —Cloning the Polygons into a New Mesh for Easier Transforms 4m 52s

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USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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