You can delete some of
the faces that are not needed on the front and lower section of
the helmet mesh using the Paint Selection Tool.
This is useful when you need to select components that are in an
irregular region and are not easily selected using the bounding
To select faces for deletion using the Paint
- In the Toolbox,
click the Paint Selection Tool icon.
- In the side view, right-click the helmet
mesh and select Face from the marking menu
- In the side view, paint select the faces
that appear along the front and lower areas of the mesh (see image)
by dragging the mouse over the faces.
Selection Tool only selects components on the mesh that face
towards the camera.
- Press the delete key to delete the selected
- Tumble the perspective view to review
your work so far.
edges that reside along the outside perimeter of a polygon mesh, called border
edges, are displayed with a thicker line than the interior
edges on the mesh. You set this display setting early in the lesson
so you could differentiate this edge type from other edges.