Maya LT 2018 Tutorial : How to create an Egg

Basic Tutorial for beginners.

Easy.

I will show you how to create an egg.

STEP 1
File> New Scene

STEP 2
Polygon Tab : Click on the Polygon Cube icon.

STEP 3
In the Modeling Toolkit window, click on Smooth.

TIPS :
* Press Spacebar to get the 4 view Panels.
* Place the cursor where you want the center of the view to be. Here, Front View.
* Press the ‘A’ Key to frame the object (Zoom in).

STEP 4
Right-click the polygon mesh and choose Vertex from the pop-up menu.

STEP 5
Drag over the mesh to select the upper vertices. Click the Move Tool icon and drag the CVs upward. Using the Scale Tool, scale the CVs to shape the egg. Right-click and choose Object Mode.

Shortcuts  :
* w for Move Tool
* e for Rotate Tool
* r for Scale Tool


STEP 6
Smooth the surface (Mesh>Smooth or click on the Smooth icon in the ModelingToolkit ).Select the egg in the scene view.

STEP 7
Select
UV > Automatic  >

Options (little cube)  and click Project.

Watch the video tutorial (full screen) on YouTube.