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The Glamorous World of Maya Modeling: Work Smarter, Not Harder

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Because we frequently use three-view source imagery as a starting point for tracing or guiding our work, a useful technique is to use multiple image planes, each reflecting side, top, or front views, respectively. The trick is to align them properly so that we end up with Michelangelo's David instead of your sedentary Uncle Harry. Use View, Image Plane, Image Plane Attributes, Center values to shift the placement of each image plane so that they align with each other. Make sure your original Photoshop images have the same relative scale, or you might end up with your Aunt Edna instead.

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