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### Course: Pixar in a Box>Unit 12

Lesson 1: Modeling with subdivision surfaces

# Start here!

Welcome to the Character Modeling topic!

# Welcome to character modeling!

## In this topic, we'll explore how clay models are transformed into digital characters using weighted averages.

### This topic contains two lessons:

#### Lesson 1: Modeling with subdivision surfaces

• Appropriate for all ages
• Design your own character using digital modeling tools.

#### Lesson 2: Mathematics of subdivision

• Appropriate for grades seven through high school
• Discover the equations used at Pixar to calculate subdivision surfaces.

## Want to join the conversation?

• How did Pixar begin?
• Lucas Films made Pixar as the first animation computer of its power in fact toy story was the first animated movie of it's kind.
• is it fun making chararters?
• If you enjoy it yes, I enjoy it!
(1 vote)
• how do u get them to look so 3D
• shading, computer programs, and skills that I don't have. you will learn how to do it later in Pixar in a box. just don't give up
• why do we need pixer
• Have you watched the movie toy story? If you have don't you see at the very first part it says PIXAR and also in the movie real people are not there (fiction) it's animated so basically PIXAR is a animation company they animate,create,model ect. so we need pixar or else would toy story movie be there?No so it is a animation company

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• How did Pixar collaborated with Disney
• Disney bought Pixar Studios in 2006 for \$7.4 billion
• tell me why
• ain't nothing but a heartache