Glen Southern's Silo Fundamentals Series
Glen Southern's Silo Fundamentals - Part VII
Description:
Additional polygon creation tools including Edge Tool, Append Polygon and Polygon Tool. (9:30)

Core Commands and Tools:
     Edge Tool
          Menu: Create > Edge Tool
     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)
     Snap to Grid
          Menu: Selection > Snapping > Grid
          Hotkey: Ctrl + '
     Append Polygon
          Menu: Modify > Append > Append Polygon
          Hotkey: P
     Cut Tool
          (Also called Connect, Join, and Split)
          Menu: Modify > Cut
          Hotkey: X
     Polygon Tool
          Menu: Create > Polygon Tool
     Extrude
          Menu: Modify > Extrude
          Hotkey: Z
     Subdivision
          Menu: Subdivision > Subdive and Unsubdivide
          Hotkey: C (subdivide), V (unsubdivide)
     Tweak
          Select an element, then hold down Ctrl + LMB for free-form tweaks.
     Merge
          Menu: Modify > Merge
          Hotkey: Ctrl + M
     Exit a Tool
          Hotkey: Esc

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
Glen Southern's Fundamentals - Part IV
Glen Southern's Fundamentals - Part V
Glen Southern's Fundamentals - Part VI

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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.
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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.
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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.
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part V
Demonstrates using extrusion, splitting and cutting to alter geometry.
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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.
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Glen's Silo Fundamentals - Part IX
More advanced tools including Lathe, Extrusion Object, and Path Extrusion.
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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.
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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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