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Tutorial | Building A Dandelion Seed by Ed Tuttle

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Building a dandelion seed in Strata 3D CX
Start with a cube
Divide 4 sides
Extend edges
Extend bottom
Bevel bottom face
Move bottom surface
Bevel bottom face
Move bottom surface
Transform edge
Bevel top face
Move top surface
Bevel top face
Transform edge
Divide and extend
Move points
Divide surfaces
Move edge
Rotate, divide and extend
Extend points
Hard edges
Divide surfaces
Move edges
Increase complexity
Apply texture
Create the stem
Skin
Create color map
Apply texture
Reshape disc
Distort disc
Create Stencil mask
Create Alpha channel
Opacity & Stencil maps
Glow & Specular maps
Apply texture
Duplicate shape
Assemble shapes
Render image
Back to Photoshop
Final image