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Simple Tire Modeling Technique of Peterbilt 389

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create the tire of Peterbilt 389.

The First step is to decide how many edges we’ll use in our plane. For example; i found a tire picture on internet below¬†and decided to model it..

tire of peterbilt

We must seperate it for recognize the count of edges. I prepared an example for you below.

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We can start modeling on 3ds max now. Create a plane with segments like above. Convert it to editable poly and create that shape below.

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Extrude larger areas, then chamfer the borders of them.

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Clone it. For example, i cloned 52 objects with using 2d snap. After all, i attached each other.

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In Modifier list, choose “Bend” option. Bend parameters ; Angle=362 (start to increase angle from 360) , Direction=270 , Bend Axis=Y

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Convert it to editable poly. Choose vertex mode, select all vertexes and weld them all.

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Choose “Borders” section. Select inside borders and “Bridge” them each other.

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In Modifier list, choose “Sheel” modifier. I choose outer amount 0,06

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Our simple tire is ready for our scene now.

 

 

 

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