Modeling a Chess Set: How to Model the Bishop

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Instructor Matt Umney

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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.

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