Wheel

Wheel



Start 3D Model Builder (Geometry Pack)

Click on and Project OpenDrawing CurvesWheel

Draw points for inside and outside of the wheel

Draw the lines

Select the lines

Press View Rotate as the action

Rotate the view as illustrated

Press Move as the action

Click on the lines to select them (hold the SHIFT key)

Copy the lines

Copy (hold CONTROL key) and move the lines up to 20

Draw triangles

Press Triangles to draw triangles

Draw triangles around the inside and outside of the wheel (Wireframe view can help you see the points behind other triangles)

Draw triangles

Draw the triangles around the inside and outside as illustrated

Change the view

Press View Rotate as the action

Rotate the view as illustrated

Change the lighting

Finish drawing the triangles around the inside and outside of the wheel

Press the lighting button to show smooth lighting

The outside and inside of the wheel are now nice and smooth

Copy the lines

Copy (hold CONTROL key) and move the lines away from the side of the wheel as illustrated...

Draw triangles

Draw new triangles for the side as illustrated

Press the normals button to show lighting normals

Move the side back

Move the triangles for the side of the wheel back into position

Press Save to save the model

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