This tutorial explains the use of the CV Curve tool in Autodesk Maya. If you are modeling a cylindrical and symetrical object such as a round tabel leg or a candle stick ( or in this case a simple Chess piece ) you can use the CV curve tool. It’s easy and it’s super fast.
I added a second video explain how you can convert the end result of this video ( a nurbs object ) into polygons. To find out how, check this video http://youtu.be/bAHGEeV0oJ4
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