Modeling a Chess Set: How to Model the Bishop

Photo of Matt Umney

Instructor Matt Umney

Share this video
  • Duration: 04:19
  • Views: 518
  • Made with Release: 18
  • Works with Release: 18 and greater

In Part 2, the next piece to model is the bishop. The good news is that half of the work is already done, because you can use a copy of the pawn you modelled in Part 1 as your starting point for the bishop. To convert the pawn into a bishop, you'll adjust some of the spline points and learn how to add points to the spline where needed. Then you'll gain experience with a very useful tool: Boole. Boole is most commonly used to cut out shapes from objects and, in this case, you'll use Boole to cut a notch in the bishop's hat.

Less...