Glen Southern's Silo Fundamentals Series
Glen Southern's Silo Fundamentals - Part I
Description:
Covers basic navigation within Silo as well as how to use the viewports. (9:07)

Core Commands and Tools:
     Create Cube
          Menu: Create > Cube
          Hotkey: Alt + C
     Copy and Paste
          Menu: Edit > Copy and Paste
          Hotkey: Ctrl + C (copy), Ctrl + V (paste)
     Rotate
          Hotkey: Alt + LMB
     Zoom
          Hotkey: Alt + RMB
     Pan (Dolly)
          Hotkey: Alt + MMB (press down on scroll wheel)
     Walkthrough Mode
          Menu: Display > Walkthrough Mode
     Selecting Viewport Layout
          Menu: Display > Viewport Layout
          Hotkeys: Ctrl + Left (horizontal split)
              Ctrl + Right (vertical split)
              Right (3-view layout, right)
              Left (3-view layout, left)
              Down (4-view layout)
     Shifting Between Viewports
          Menu: Display > Viewport Camera
          Hotkeys:
              1 (Perspective)
              2 (Front)
              3 (Bottom)
              4 (Left)
              5 (Top)
              6 (Right)
              7 (Back)
     Use Active Viewport in Fullscreen
          Menu: Display > Viewport Layout > Single View Layout
          Hotkey: Spacebar

Notes:
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part I
Glen Southern explains basic navigation within Silo as well as how to use the viewports.
(9:07 / 13.4 MB)
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part II
Selecting and manipulating object components as well as the various selection modes.
(11:35 / 12.0 MB)
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part III
Glen Southern talks about Instance Mirroring and Geometry Mirroring.
(9:00 / 8.9 MB)
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part IV
Using Soft Selection and Smooth with mirroring to make quick and powerful changes to a model.
(10:04 / 19.9 MB)
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part V
Demonstrates using extrusion, splitting and cutting to alter geometry.
(19:13 / 25.2 MB)
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part VI
Creating polygons, filling holes and bridging objects.
(7:06 / 8.3 MB)
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part VII
Additional polygon creation tools including Edge Tool, Append Polygon and Polygon Tool.
(9:30 / 9.4 MB)
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part VIII
Glen Southern continues the series with a discussion of surface normals.
(6:01 / 12.5 MB)
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part IX
More advanced tools including Lathe, Extrusion Object, and Path Extrusion.
(12:09 / 14.0 MB)
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part X
Glen covers Array and Instance tools, as well as how best to duplicate and combine objects.
(9:19 / 11.5 MB)
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part XI
Basic uses for the Scene Editor and Materials Editor, including selection groups.
(13:43 / 19.0 MB)
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