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'''This page contains tutorials and information covering specific Silo tools, tips, and workflow. To add your own tutorials, click [[How To Contribute To This Wiki | here]].  Modeling tutorials which may be of general interest should be added to [[General 3D Modeling Tutorials]]'''
  
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==General Concepts==
  
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*[http://www.nevercenter.com/videos/?vidclip=getting_started.mov '''Getting Started'''] - Introduction into Silo basics including viewing, selecting and manipulating an object.
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*[http://www.nevercenter.com/videos/?vidclip=sticky_keys.mov Sticky Keys] - Explains how pressing and holding keys in Silo can temporarily engage or toggle a tool. Download [http://www.nevercenter.com/wiki/images/c/cd/Sticky_keys.mov here]
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*[http://www.nevercenter.com/videos/?vidclip=subdivision.mov Subdivision] - Explains how subdivision can smooth the look of final model but still allow for base mesh manipulation. Download [http://www.nevercenter.com/wiki/images/f/f0/Subdivision.mov here]
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*[http://www.nevercenter.com/videos/?vidclip=customization.mov Customization] - Explains the high degree of customization available in Silo. Download [http://www.nevercenter.com/wiki/images/f/fd/Customization.mov here]
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*[http://www.nevercenter.com/videos/?vidclip=selection_modes.mov Selection Modes] - Shows the various selection moddes available in Silo. Download [http://www.nevercenter.com/wiki/images/4/4a/Selection_modes.mov here]
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*[http://www.nevercenter.com/videos/?vidclip=manipulators.mov Manipulators Video] - Explains how the different manipulators work in Silo. Download [http://www.nevercenter.com/wiki/images/b/b1/Manipulator.mov here]
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*[http://www.nevercenter.com/videos/?vidclip=navigation.mov Viewport Navigation Video] - Explains how to change angle and size used to view an object. Download [http://www.nevercenter.com/wiki/images/5/59/Navigation.mov here]
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*[http://www.andykinsella.co.uk/tutorials.html Video Tutorials from Andy Kinsella (Cinnsealach)] Andy covers numerous modeling techniques, including Modeling Holes Without Booleans, Modeling Cogs, Modeling Threads, and Modeling coils.
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*[http://www.vimeo.com/2815048 Cut Tool Mini Tutorial from Andrew Larking] Andrew covers the basics of the cut command.
  
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[[Silo Commands Mini-Videos | Guide to Silo Commands]] (Mini-Videos)
  
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==Silo Workflows==
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'''Hard Surface'''
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*Creating a Match Box - video only by Juan Carlos Montes
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**[http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=g2OFYAB19Nc&feature=related Part 1]
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**[http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Ewhcazt252Q&feature=related Part 2]
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*[http://uk.youtube.com/user/virtua3D Basic Polygon Modeling using Silo 1.4 (Creating Firefly Spaceship)] -  Very detailed 9 part series by John Graham virtua3D
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySQSngZRASc&feature=channel Speed Cell Phone Box Model] - Video only by zilvergrafix
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'''Organic'''
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*[http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=TfJ3zut-17w&feature=related Box Modeled T-Shirt] - Video only by zilvergrafix
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*[http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=btqYGgcCugc&feature=related UV Unwrapping] - Audio and Video by Wes (vx8323)
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*[http://www.silo3d.com/forum/showthread.php?t=9997&highlight=3dee Preinted UV Tutorial] Basic UVs in Silo 2 by 3dEE
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*[http://www.silo3d.com/Downloads/Videos/Silo2_unwrapping_preview.mov UV Unwrapping in Silo 2 Beta] - Video only
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*Box Modeling Character Head Creation using Silo 1.4 - by Glen Southern (requires free membership to view)
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**[http://www.vfxcast.com/media/142/Silo_Modeling_Video/ Intro and Basics]
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**[http://www.vfxcast.com/media/136/Silo_Training_Video_-_Part_01/ Part 1]
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**[http://www.vfxcast.com/media/135/Silo_Training_Video_-_Part_02/ Part 2]
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**[http://www.vfxcast.com/media/134/Silo_Training_Video_-_Part_03/ Part 3]
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**[http://www.vfxcast.com/media/132/Silo_Training_Video_-_Part_04/ Part 4]
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**[http://www.vfxcast.com/media/131/Silo_Training_Video_-_Part_05/ Part 5]
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**[http://www.vfxcast.com/media/130/Silo_Training_Video_-_Part_06/ Part 6]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d50wraJbiZ0 Box Modeled Face] - Video only by zilvergrafix
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rE8OCEnVhyk&feature=related Human Skull] - Video only by ktysdal
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaDUUmO1L4s&feature=channel Speed Shoe modeling] - Video only by zilvergrafix
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOjGg1pAa24 Face Creation using a 4x4 Grid only] - Video only by zilvergrafix
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86r0pUAeBxs Character Nose Modeling Based on Photo] - Video only by Krypton8910
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*[http://www.veoh.com/videos/v13693987esMxT3cf Speed Sculpt with Silo 2.0 Character Head] - Audio and Video by phrenzy84
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*[[Sculpting a Head by 3dEE|Sculpting a Head]] - Videos by 3dEE
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*[http://taddmencer.com/2008/12/18/creating-helmet-silo-21-video-tutorial/ Helmet Creation Using Base Shape] - Audio and Video covers basic silo tools as well as shell by Tadd Mencer
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*[http://www.vimeo.com/2602085 Making a Nose in Silo 2] - High speed video only by Andrew Larking
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==Tips and Tricks==
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*[[Media:MultipleSegments.mov | Multiply Segments]] - Video explains how to use mirroring and other tools to create multiple identical segments.
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*[[Media:Orientsoftsel.mov | Orient Tool with Soft Selection ]] - Silo's Orient tool can be used with Soft Selection to quickly adjust your model. Orient's default hotkey is Y, and the Soft Selection radius is being changed interactively via the mouse scrollwheel.
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* Switch viewport in split layout whilst preserving selection - Click in new viewport using ''Shift + Right Mouse Button''.
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==Conversion Guides For Users of Other Software==
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==Paid Tutorials==
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*[http://www.kurvstudios.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=NC-T002-0001&Category_Code=01-02-12 Modeling a Character in Silo] - DVD by Josh Robinson
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*[http://www.kurvstudios.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=NC-T001-0001&Category_Code=01-02-12 Get into Silo: The Definitive Guide] - DVD by Glen Southern
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*[http://www.kurvstudios.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=NC-T001-0002&Category_Code=01-02-12 Silo II Modeling a Head] - DVD by Glen Southern
 
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Revision as of 03:20, 18 February 2010

This page contains tutorials and information covering specific Silo tools, tips, and workflow. To add your own tutorials, click here. Modeling tutorials which may be of general interest should be added to General 3D Modeling Tutorials

General Concepts


Guide to Silo Commands (Mini-Videos)

Silo Workflows

Hard Surface

Organic

Tips and Tricks

  • Multiply Segments - Video explains how to use mirroring and other tools to create multiple identical segments.
  • Orient Tool with Soft Selection - Silo's Orient tool can be used with Soft Selection to quickly adjust your model. Orient's default hotkey is Y, and the Soft Selection radius is being changed interactively via the mouse scrollwheel.
  • Switch viewport in split layout whilst preserving selection - Click in new viewport using Shift + Right Mouse Button.

Conversion Guides For Users of Other Software