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  Re: "New Surface Subdivision Suite" examples  
From: John VanSickle
Date: 30 Aug 2004 23:31:59
Tor Olav Kristensen wrote:

> John VanSickle wrote:
> 
>> Tor Olav Kristensen wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Here's some results from my latest experiments with
>>> John VanSickle's "New Surface Subdivision Suite":
>>> http://www.geocities.com/evilsnack/nsss.htm
>>
>>
>>
>> I'd like to point out that My April 2004 IRTC entry
>> has a pair of aliens that use the same subdivision
>> surfaces as well.  Also, one of my two Jan 2004 entries
>> has a simple subdivided model as well.
> 
> 
> I just had a look at it. Nice !
> 
> 
>> These things get a whole lot easier to use when you
>> have a modeler (and the two models in the IRTC were made
>> using the modeler I've developed).
> 
> 
> "Programming" images is the way for me. - so I'll
> see if I can find ways to use macros to generate
> the vertices for the subdivisions.
> 
> 
>> Now that I've got uv-mapping working right (I think :-)
>> I might update the look of the Greb, and make one or
>> two more alien races.
> 
> 
> I don't understand how one can do UV-mapping on
> surfaces with arbitrary topology. - I'll have to
> read your documentation more thoroughly.
> 
> 
> Btw.: Is there a way to make "inner" edges as sharp
> as outer edges ? (See attached image.) I have tried
> to specify sharp values for such "inner" edges, but
> they don't seem get sharp at all.

The on-line docs contain an error.  A sharpness of -1 causes the
sharpness to be *on* for all levels of subdivision, and not off (as the
page erroneously states).

Regards,
John


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