Making tubes using the multi replicate function

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This is a simple tutorial to guide you through how to make tubes in Bryce.

orbital on 1:14PM Mon, 11 May 2009


This tutorial is a step by step guide to making tubes in Bryce. It's a technique I've used when modelling stuff for my renders as you can see from the image above. The robot thingy's arms etc were all made using the multi replication feature. Quite often this function can be quite baffling. But if you follow these simple steps, it won't be long until you get the hang of how to use the function with relative ease.

Tutorial Comments

Agent0013  9:40AM Thu, 24 May 2012

This is a great tutorial. It helped me to learn how to use the multi-replicate function. As I always do I experimented with the settings, and discovered some extra stuff that could be done using this function. I made a tutorial for myself using Microsoft Office - PowerPoint. What I would like to know is this: If I credit you and this great tutorial as the original tutorial on making tubes in Bryce, would it be okay to upload my own tutorial? It is not using the cylinder primitive. I use the metaball and the cone primitives. I also show how to get more complex curves that make a more coiled effect. Let me know what you think I should do.

evielouise  10:01AM Thu, 22 September 2011

You explain everything so well thanks

maraich  11:20PM Wed, 05 August 2009

Holy Toledo that is awesome! Thanks oodles!

npauling  8:59PM Wed, 05 August 2009

Thanks Joe, I'm just new to Bryce so need all the help I can get. This is a lovely, clear to use, tutorial.

wfd1  12:04PM Wed, 05 August 2009

Very helpful and excellently done. thank you!

Eleandras  10:35AM Wed, 05 August 2009

Thanks for the tutorial!

Steffen  10:31AM Wed, 05 August 2009

How about making a smooth surface - instead of all the edges from the tubes?

dragonmuse  2:17AM Wed, 05 August 2009

Very cool idea.. thank you :D

myquad  11:07AM Mon, 03 August 2009

Fantastic tut. Comprehensive and easy to understand. Thank you so much!

hyperborea  8:44AM Sun, 07 June 2009

Great tutorial Joe. Our compliments. Willem & Madeleine

grafikeer  7:20PM Sun, 24 May 2009

Excellent tut...easy to follow!

AeroJett  11:52AM Sat, 23 May 2009

Very neat tutorial!

BagTroll  5:51AM Fri, 15 May 2009

Thanks from Russia

BagTroll  5:51AM Fri, 15 May 2009

An excellent example modelinga in Bryce)))) Thank you.

Lown  12:30AM Fri, 15 May 2009


tabou21  4:53PM Thu, 14 May 2009

HMM...I had this problem a week! Thanks for all your help!

DAM3D  4:21PM Thu, 14 May 2009

Woot Excellent job!

tom271  12:33PM Thu, 14 May 2009

Thank you for making the tutorial so comprehensive... Tom

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