Added: 9 September, 2007
Group: 3D studio max
Easy way of creating rubber tire
Author: TechTut.com
page: 1

Create rubber car tire part 1

This tutorial will show you how you can easily create rubber tire using 3D studio max.


In this tutorial will be explain how to create a tire for car.

First create cylinder.

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Move it to center. To center object in scene right click on move tool and change coordinates.

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Right click on model/convert to/convert to editable poly.

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In editable poly menu you have edges, vertices, polygons. Chose polygons

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Select central polygons (on top and on bottom). Bridge them with bridge tool in “edit polygons’” menu.

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Scale a little selected polygons

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Now select a ring of polygons (on both sides).

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In editable poly menu click on inset. Scale little (to Z) polygons which are made with inset.

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To make soften edges select border of tire. To do that select one edge and with ctrl pressed click several times on loop tool in Edit Edges menu.

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When select rings click on champfer.

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Select polygons like is selected on picture (when selecting to subtract something keep pressed Alt).

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Click inset and in inset window choose 'by polygon'.

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