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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:50 am    Post subject: 3ds max surface modifier issue Reply with quote

Hello, I'm trying to make this skull using a tutorial I found online. I got a ways on it, until it asked to add a surface modifier.
This is the lines without the modifier:


This is the lines with the modifier:

As you can see, there's a huge chunk missing from the surface.

I highlighted the missing parts below:


I'm using 3ds Max 2016, for the record. I can't figure out where I went wrong. I fused all of the vertices, I made everything 'corners' instead of smoothed. Anyone have any advice?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The surface modifier won't work if it has 5+ sides.

Try connecting it like

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

you're right about the sides, I did it all wrong there. Thank you!
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