Silo Tools Series



Getting Started
Description:
     This video covers the basics of Silo including creating, viewing, selecting, and modifying 3D objects. (3:11)

Core Commands and Tools:
     0:30 - Create Base Bust
          Command will allow user to create a complete object, in this case a head and neck. (Create > Custom Primitives > Base Bust)
     1:00 - Object Viewing
          Various ways to view an object, helping users work more fluidly.
               Rotate = Alt + LMB
               Zoom = Alt + RMB
               Pan = Alt + MMB (press down on scroll wheel)
     2:30 - Selection Modes
         Various modes and keyboard shortcuts for selecting the elements that make up an object.
               A = Vertex Selection Mode
               S = Side Selection Mode
               D = Face Selection Mode
               F = (Entire) Object Selection Mode
               G = Multi-Select Mode
     3:40 - Manipulation Modes
         Various modes and keyboard shortcuts for manipulating an object.
         The modes provide for manipulators with different handles to move, scale, and rotate objects or object elements.
               W = Move Manipulator
               R = Rotation Manipulator
               E = Scale Manipulator
               Q = Universal Manipulator

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Silo Tools Series (Beginner)
Getting Started
Silo basics: creating, viewing, selecting, and modifying 3D objects.
(3:11 / 4.3 MB)
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Customization
Learn to customize Silo to fit your own style and workflow.
(1:27 / 1 MB)
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Cut Tool
Silo's context-sensitive Cut Tool can help you quickly create new geometry.
(1:13 / 1.1 MB)
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Manipulators
Silo's set of manipulators, their components, and Tweak.
(1:44 / 2.4 MB)
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Navigation
How to rotate, pan, zoom, switch viewports, and toggle interface buttons.
(0:48 / < 1 MB)
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Scene Editor
The Scene Editor tool offers quick and easy access to everything in the scene.
(1:39 / 1 MB)
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Selection Modes
An introduction to Silo's Object, Vertex, Edge, Face, and Multi selection modes.
(1:14 / 1.7 MB)
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Sticky Keys
Press and hold keyboard shortcuts for "sticky" functionality.
(1:24 / < 1 MB)
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Subdivision
Make edits to your base model and let Silo take care of the smoothing.
(1:41 / 1.9 MB)
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Tweak
Use Tweak to grab and edit geometry with a single mouseclick.
(0:59 / < 1 MB)
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UV Unwrapping
Learn about some of Silo's UV tools. Video is silent, with captions.
(3:59 / 21.1 MB)
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