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bluehand
04-28-2004, 12:40 PM
Trying to create a fairly simple UV map for this character. It's an exhaust on a jetpack. I'm wanting to give the end of the exhaust a burned/blackened look, with some streaking, etc. When I create the UV, part of the map is falling off of the U V grid. I'm unable to move the part hanging off the grid back onto the grid. When I map, it leaves a big gap. Any idea how to fix or why this is happening?
*Of course, it may just be better to create a gradient for this look, any suggestions on how to tackle it this way, I'm very open to suggestions on this. I'm inexperienced with gradients.

thanks

http://www.bluehandgraphics.com/uv_help.jpg

mkiii
04-28-2004, 05:14 PM
Why are you not able to move it?

if you mean it *won't* move, then try unwelding the points then move it. You'll probably want to scale it a little too, cos it aint gonna fit as it stands.

BTW. If you are going to be doing lots of UV mapping Use the Texture Guide & open up its numeric panel. You can move, rotate & scale the uvs using that or the interactive gizmo that pops up without unwelding.