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Houdini tutorial, this video will focus on how to model part 2/2.
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As you see on this side, we have a hollow model. Now, let’s probably extrude. This will be our tail here, come back to our select tool and select primitives. Let’s grab our primitive right there and probably extrude that one, and we’ll bring this up like this and we’ll bring it back, and we’ll scale it in like so. Now we have our little tail there. Let’s go ahead and delete that, blast that out of there, and select delete node. As you can see, when I do that it added a blast node over here. And now we’ve got our little tail feather now. So now let’s make our thrusters, right here. Let’s go back to our select tool and we’ll select this primitive and we’ll probably extrude and we’ll bring this out a little bit. I’ll bring it in, like so. Hit the Q key to probably extrude again. I'm going to scale it down. Hit the Q key to probably extrude again and I'm going to take it back like this. And now, we have this little thruster, okay.
Now looks like we need to do our wings. So, let’s zoom around here and get a good position here and select our primitives here and let’s probably extrude these. I like that, and I’ll tilt it down a little. Hit the Q key to probably extrude again. Let’s bring this out like this and I’m going to scale it in. Now as you can see when I do this, they're not standing together. So we need to go up here under the key point shared, go average positions. There we go.
Now we can take this and work on this a little more. Scale it back like this, scale it down. I’ll hit the Q key and probably extrude one more time and bring another little one out like this and we will shrink it down more and angle it down a little bit. Now, we have this basic shape of the wing here. Okay so now, what do we need to do now? Let us go ahead and make the other side. So I'm going to select the whole thing like that. Go to the modify shelf and click the mirror button. Boom! Now we have our model here. As you can see with our few little blemishes here, a little hiccup right here, we need to fix that and we can do that with no problem. Let me zoom in.
Let’s go back to our selection tool this time. I'm going to pick points. Now as you can see my points are highlighted. I want to select this point, pull the shift key and select this point, and I'm going to go on my polygon shelf and hit fuse. Let’s going to fuse them together then under my fuse distance, I'm going to go in here and raise it until they snack together like that. Let’s go around to the other side. Let’s grab this point, hold the shift key at that point. Let’s fuse this also like that. Now, we need to go in here and select these points and we need to transform these points like that. So, let’s pull this over towards in the middle. And then we’ll take these edges in like so.
Okay, now looks like we got a pretty decent model here. Let’s go ahead and select everything. Just make sure we have our primitive selected. Select everything and last probably bevel it. Let’s go back to smooth shading. Now we have this basic beginner model of this jet. And as you can see, all that was created from a little box. Not too bad, now in future videos we can go on with this model and add more detail and go on and on and on until we’re finished you know you're going to add textures and it’s just far from done. I just wanted to go over the basic simple structure of how you would get a basic model going. That’s a little bit more advanced than my last video. And we’re going to try and take this in steps.
So, here is our basic jet that we’ve modeled just to get a rough idea where we’re going. And I hope you can watch this a couple of times and learn how I've used the PolyExtrude and the PolySplit to split my model up and stuff like that and I know I didn’t explained it too well as I was going because I just don’t have the time. If I'm really going to get into it, explain it, it’s going to take 30 to 45 minutes and it’s just not practical for YouTube. But if you guys want me to and I can do a few videos and post them on my website, it’s really up to you.
So I hope you have really took something from this or at least set you in the right direction. I really appreciate you guys watching and tuning in and I hope you come back for the next one. See you next time.