Creating Sub-Arrays

Posted in: All Tutorials, Surface Paneling- Mar 17, 2012 No Comments

In PARA 2.6 and higher you can create arrays within other arrays. The controllers which you assign on sub-arrays works only on selected items while controllers on main array updates the entire array.

Basics of Link controller

Posted in: All Tutorials- Mar 06, 2012 No Comments

This is a new edition of old video tutorial (Parametric Brick wall) which uses link and math controllers to create a random pattern of stone blocks.

Surface paneling by 3DS MAX Surface modifier

Posted in: All Tutorials, Surface Paneling- Mar 03, 2012 No Comments

This video demonstrate a very simple and quick technique which uses the surf-deform modifier and PARA 3d to panelize a NURBS surface, if you work on patches you may use patch deform instead. We use offset controller and sub-object controllers to slide the hexagon shape panels on the surface in a way that they make […]