Maze

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In this tutorial you will learn how to model a maze from basic shapes.
  • Watch the video or,

  • Follow the step by step instructions below.

Viewport shading

Enable the Rendered mode in Viewport Shading in the upper-right corner.

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Divide

We’ll be using a plane for our maze.

  • Remove the cube.

  • Add a plane.

  • Scale the plane using the shortcut S and make it much bigger.

Now we need to divide the plane into smaller faces.

  • Go to Edit mode.

  • Select Edge -> Subdivide.

In lower left corner you wille see the Subidivide menu.

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  • Set the number of cuts to 12.

  • Go to Face select.

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  • Select some faces that you want to extrude.

You can hold down CTRL to select multiple faces. Hold down SHIFT to select a single face. For example:

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Once you have selected the faces you can pull them up.

  • Select Face -> Extrude Faces or use shortcut E and pull the faces up.

Color the maze

  • Go to Object mode.

  • Go to the Material tab.

  • Add a material and select a nice color for your maze.

Give some faces a different color

  • Go to Edit mode.

  • Select some faces that you want to give a different color.

  • Go to the Material tab.

  • Add a new color and select a nice color.

  • Assign the color to the selected faces by pressing ASSIGN.

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