Bending in Maya

Alec helped me to add a bend to the tunnel in our team’s enviroment project.

Using what I learned from him, I was able to create another bend in the floor plane so that it followed along the tunnel’s bend.

Screen shot below shows environment and the bend in tunnel.

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How to create a bend

In the Modelling Tab, select the faces that you want to bend (have divisions). Go to the Deform menu

  • Nonelinear
    • Bend

In the Attribute editor

  • nonelinear Deformer Attributes
    • Curvature

Video below, made by me, shows a quick demonstration.

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