Star Wars Lightsaber << Part 6 >> Maya Modeling Tutorial

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PART 6: The Blade

Make a cube and scale it to the size of the handle.  Select the blade and freeze transformations.  Modify > Freeze Transformations.

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The blade is approximately 3 times the size of the handle, so we basically we just change Scale Y to 3 and then move the blade in place.

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Insert edge loops at the top and bottom to control the roundness at the ends.  I used 2 loop for the base and 1 for the top.

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Now the model is done!!!  We still have to render it.

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