Graphic Artist Ralph Hawke Manis

Part 4 - Creating the Butterfly's Body Parts with the Symmetrical Lattice and the Bryce 3D Terrain Editor

 

Setting up the Terrain Editor

Terrain Editor Setup
Terrain Editor Setup

 

1. With "Elevation" selected and highlighted, click
the New button New Button.

2. Click the Grid button Grid Button and in the drop down menu select "512 - ultra fine.

3. Click the Down Arrow button Down Arrow just under the Grid button and in the drop down menu select "Solid", "Smooth" and "Keep Gradient"

 

Import Body Alfa image and set depth

Importing the Body Alpha Image

Importing the Body Alpha Image

 

1. Select "Pictures" Above the first pictures window select "Load" then in the lower left corner select 'Copy"

2. In the second pictures window select "Paste"

3. Click and hold the bottom of the "Elevation Slider Bar" and drag it upwards to the middle of the scale. Click the "Check Mark" Finish Check Mark.

4. Click the "View" arrow Arrow and select Camera View.

 

Positioning the Body

1. Place cursor/pointer Cursor/Pointer over the right "X" axis, press and hold Ctrl., the "Rotate" icon will appear Rotate Icon now, still holding down Ctrl, drag to to the right to rotate it -90° so that it is facing the camera. Or, Click the "A" Object Attributes Button and in the "Object Attributes" pop up menu type -90 degrees in the Rotate X axis box (under the General tab). Click the Check Mark Finish Check Mark or press Enter.

2. Place cursor/pointer Cursor/Pointer over the top "Y" axis, press and hold Ctrl, the "Rotate" icon will appear Rotate Icon now, still holding down Ctrl, drag to to the right to rotate it 45° so that it is facing the camera. Or, Click the "A" Object Attributes Button and in the "Object Attributes" pop up menu type 45 degrees in the Rotate X axis box (under the General tab). Click the Check Mark Finish Check Mark or press Enter.

3. Click the "A" Object Attributes Button and in the "Object Attributes" pop up menu in the Object Name box type "Body" and set the Size X: 5.75, Y: 1.20 and Z: 16.15. Click the Check Mark Finish Check Mark or press Enter.

4. Click the "Edit Family" button Edit Family directly underneath the "Objects Attributes" Object Attributes Button button and select a color for the Object and type in "Body" to name the family color.

 

Body Object Attributes

Body Attributes

Body Attributes...

Origin X: -18.27, Y: 30.44 and Z: 22.03

Rotate X: -90, Y: 45 and Z: 0

Size X: 5.75, Y: 1.20 and Z: 16.15

 

 

 

Apply Above Attributes to the Right Wing

 

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