Preparing geometry for a material with anisotropy and a coating

This modeling tutorial shows how to prepare a lathed object for conversion to polygon mesh. It focuses on optimizing the mesh for even polygon distribution and also reducing redundant geometry. Finally it looks at the UV data generated by lathe.

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  1. jakamo

    Hi Chris,

    I just noticed the “iPad ready” icon on your newest tutorials. Does this mean I don’t need to use iSwifter when viewing on my iPad? No more Flash video? I haven’t tried it yet.

  2. Chris Tyler

    Yes, if it has the new iPad icon it is natively viewable on the iPad. It hasn’t officially been announced but the player has been switched so you don’t need 3rd party software on the iPad anymore.

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