How to Model a Brazuca Ball in Maya

Talal Ur Rehman shows how you can model a Brazuca ball using some smart construction techniques.

Fun exercises for modelers is finding a seemingly simple object and questioning how best to build it. With this in mind, a new tutorial from Talal Ur Rehman’s AboutOneMinute channel shows a masterclass in construction to create a Brazuca Ball using some ingenious methods.

Sports Balls and Stitches.

THings like volleyball and such seemingly simple, yet pose challenges, especially when you try to create them with geometry. There are a few ideologies that you can follow to form a ball. Most involve using construction components to develop the overall shape from smaller parts. In this tutorial Talal shows how you can start with a plane, expand the topology to a cube, and then inflate that cube to a sphere. Clever!