Lesson 04 - Object / Edit Mode Modeling
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Lesson #4 covers some common modeling tools such s Parenting, Joining and Separating. It also examines Blender curve objects (as opposed to mesh objects) and details the curve extrusion, beveling (lofting) and lathing features.
04-01 - Empty Object
04-02 - Background Image
04-03 - Parenting Objects
04-04 - Joining Objects
04-05 - Separating Objects
04-06 - Subdivision Surface Modifier
04-07 - Bezier Curves And Circles Handles
04-08 - Bezier Curve And Circle Extrusion
04-09 - Bezier Curve And Circle Loft Beveling Along A Path
04-10 - Bezier Curve And Circle Lathe Beveling Along A Path
04-11 - Snap And Align Tools
04-12 - Proportional Editing
04-13 - Text Objects
Lesson 04 - 04A - Bugle
Lesson 04 - 04B - Wine Glass (Optional)
Using the Spin tool, model a bottle that looks something like this image. (Variation) - Use the Spin tool to model a vase-like object.