Glen Southern's Silo Fundamentals Series
Glen Southern's Silo Fundamentals - Part IV
Description:
Using Soft Selection and Smooth in conjunction with Mirroring to make quick and powerful changes to a model. (10:04)

Core Commands and Tools:
     Tweak
          Hotkey: Select element, hold down Ctrl and LMB for free-form tweaks.
     Instance Mirror
          Menu: Modify > Mirroring > Instance Mirror Toggle
          Hotkey: Shift + I
     Soft Selection
          Menu: Selection > Soft Selection
          Hotkey: Alt + Shift + S
     Soft Selection Falloff
          Menu: Selection > Soft Selection > Opt
          Adjust via scroll wheel or options Menu.
     Smooth
          Menu: Modify > Smooth
          Hotkey: (Glen has this set up as "Ctrl + Alt + Scroll Wheel")
     Mouse Settings
          Menu: Editors/Options > Mouse Settings
          Hotkey: Ctrl + Alt + ,
     Mirroring
          Menu: Modify > Mirroring > Mirror Geometry > Opt (select direction)
          Hotkey: Alt + Shift + N
     Subdivide
          Menu: Subdivision > Subdivide and Unsubdivide
          Hotkey: C (subdivide), V (unsubdivide)

Notes:
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Watch First:
Glen Southern's Fundamentals - Part I
Glen Southern's Fundamentals - Part II
Glen Southern's Fundamentals - Part III

Watch Next:
Glen Southern's Fundamentals - Part V

Glen Southern's Silo Fundamentals Series (Beginner)
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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