How to model a Lego piece in Blender 2.77
Lego is one of the best toys ever. And in this tutorial, we will learn how to model a Lego piece in Blender 2.77 step by step. Let’s see how it works.
I. MODELING A LEGO PIECE
Step 1: Add a new cube by pressing Shift + A » Mesh » Cube
Step 2: Switch to the Edit Mode by pressing Tab » Switch to Face Select Mode
Step 3: Select the bottom face of the cube » Press Delete/Del » Select Faces to delete the selected face.
Step 4: Press A to select all objects in this scene » Switch to Edge Select Mode » Press Ctrl + B, then scroll up 4 times using Mouse Wheel and move the mouse to smooth edges of the cube.
Step 5: Switch to Object Mode. Press Shift + A » Mesh » UV Sphere to add a new sphere.
Step 6: Enter Numpad 5 to switch from the Perspective View Mode to Orthographic View Mode.
Step 7: Press Numpad 1 to view the front of the sphere » Hit Tab to switch to Edit Mode » Switch to Face Select Mode. Then switch to Wireframe Viewport by pressing Z.
Step 8: Press A to deselect the faces of the sphere » Select faces belong to the bottom half of the sphere