One thing that is completely different about Cubify Invent from my current experience with Moment of Inspiration is Invent's complete reliance on 2D sketches drawn on planes to create 3D features. So, it dawns on me that I had better figure out how to manipulate planes if I ever want to get anywhere with Cubify Invent.
This tutorial is the result of my first breakthrough in understanding the rudiments of plane creation and how powerful they are in helping us easily control the placement of our features in 3D space and create wonderfully contoured shapes via the Loft tool. It's very powerful.
Here is our first video on the topic of Plane Creation and the Loft Tool. I have to apologize for the extraneous sounds. I need a quieter chair. And, I'm still working out how to mount the microphone so that it does not pick up vibrations from the mouse, etc. We'll get there. But, right now I'm afraid your going to have to listen to my chair squealing. Just, remember, you'd squeal too if you had someone my size sitting on you!!! LOL!
The great news is that shortly after creating this video, I FINALLY got the angled plane process to work. My next video will demonstrate how to create a plane that is angled to the current object... uh...IF I can replicate it 24 hours later!!! In the meantime, I hope this tutorial was helpful.
Very useful, as always!ReplyDelete
Your technique of sticking to one or two simple operations in each tutorial really works well for me. It lets me keep it all in my head while following along.
Thank you, Mike.Delete
That is the only way I can learn something like Invent. The total package is SO big that the only real way for me to tackle it is to experiment with each function individually at first.
I'm happy to hear that it's also helpful for you. :)
You could also create angled cuts through objects by drawing on one of the side view planes.ReplyDelete
Hi -which video covers dimensioning and alignment ? I am finding that as I move out of 2D into 3D the tools for that are not as obvious as I would have liked. Thank youReplyDelete
Finding Invent more than a little bit frustrating, I long ago moved to using Moment of Inspiration. You might take a look at Fusion360 which has a free version.Delete