Graphic Artist Ralph Hawke Manis

Part 7 - Finishing the 3D Butterfly's Legs with the Symmetrical Lattice and the Bryce 3D Terrain Editor

 

Creating the Right Legs

Repeat the steps that you did to create the Left Legs to create the Right Legs. (pg.5)
Repeat the steps that you did to create the Left Legs to create the Right Legs. (Part.5)

 

1. Follow the same steps for modeling the Right Legs as you did with the Left Legs except, use the RightAlfa.psd and Right Texture.psd images.

2. Once you have created the Right Leg, click the "A" Object Attributes Button and in the "Object Attributes" pop up menu in the Object Name box type "Right Leg" Add the Attributes listed below and click the Check Mark Finish Check Mark or press Enter.

3. With the Right Leg still selected, 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 "Right Leg" to name the family color.

 

Lower Right Leg Object Attributes

Lower Right Leg Object Attributes Settings

Lower Right Leg Attributes

Origin X: -18.71, Y: 28.48 and Z: 23.05

Rotate X: -173.35, Y: -46.42 and Z: 93.16

Size X: 5.76, Y: 0.35 and Z: 5.76

 

Lower Right Leg Object Attributes Settings

 

Duplicating and Positioning Legs

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 -79° so that it is facing the camera. Or, Click the "A" Object Attributes Button and in the "Object Attributes" pop up menu type -79 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 0° so that it is facing the camera. Or, Click the "A" Object Attributes Button and in the "Object Attributes" pop up menu type 0 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 "Left Leg" and set the Size X: 5.76, Y: 0.38 and Z: 5.76. 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 "Left Leg" to name the family color.

 

Upper Right Leg Object Attributes

Upper Right Leg Attributes

Upper Right Leg Object Attributes...

Origin X: -18.83, Y: 32.89 and Z: 22.33

Rotate X: -173.35, Y: -46.42 and Z: 93.16

Size X: 2.88, Y: 0.19 and Z: 2.88

 

 

Apply Above Attributes to the Leg Object

 

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 "Upper Right Leg" to name the family color.

5. With the Upper Leg still selected, hold down Ctrl and click Cursor/Pointer the lower Left Leg. In the pop up window list, hold cursor Cursor/Pointer over the the Left Leg and while holding down Ctrl+Shift and click to select both legs together.

6. Once both legs are selected, hit the Group button Group Button,

7. Click the "A" Object Attributes Button and in the "Object Attributes" pop up menu in the Object Name box type "Left Legs"

 

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