Sophisticated software is a must-have for 3D modellers

Ugly 3D meshes and untidy wireframes are a thing of the past thanks to new modelling plug-in MeshFusion, says Mike Griggs.

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There was a time, not too long ago, when the difference between 3D modellers' skill levels could be determined by looking at the wireframe model of their masterpieces to see how well the models' topology flowed into each segment - how they had used edge weights and so on. But thanks to MeshFusion those days are over, because this handy program allows the creation of complex shapes through an advanced boolean process, which generates clean topology on the fly.

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