Howto create a lego figure 3d model in Blender 3D – Part 6: hands

Tutorial in Blender 3D how to easy model the LEGO minifigure hands in 8 steps


Hi together,

i hope you enjoyed the last Blender 3D tutorial: „Howto model a LEGO minifigure in Blender 3D – Part 5: arms„.
Today i will show you how to to model the hands of a  LEGO(TM) minifigure with Blender 3D. This tutorial is part of my blender 3d – series „make your own lego minifigure in blender 3d“ and is the last part of the tutorial, after this you can build your lego minifigure with the created parts


You can download the complete LEGO-
minifigure at the end of the tutorial 
( You have to activate the first 6 layers to see the complete LEGO-Man)


If you have further questions – ask me: 
askme@infofreund.de


Requirements
:

Linux / Windows
Blender (Tutorial made with Blender 2.70)
Basic Blender Skills


STEPS

1.) Create a cylinder with 6 verticles and scale it a little bit along the z-axis
lego_hand_create_cylinder
2.)delete, the upper, the lower and the front face
lego_hand_delete_faces
3.)switch to edit-mode and extrude the whole selection
lego_hand_extrude
4.)add 2 cuts by pressing strg+r
lego_hand_loop_cut
5.) Select the face in the mid of the back and extrude it
lego_hand_extrude
6.) Select the 2 upper edges on the front site and move them down a little bit
06_lego_hand_deform
7.)go to top view and scale the object a little bit – move front faces along the x axis (see yellow – arrow direction)
lego_hand_move
8.)add the subsurface modifier and set view and render to 3.
After sharping the edges (see green arrow direction) with loop cuts your object should look like this above

lego_hand_add_subsurface

Render Result of the LEGO hand

lego_arm_render_result

Congratulations, you finished the hands of your lego 3d minifigure model and your lego figure is now complete.

DOWNLOAD COMPLETE MINIFIGURE BLEND FILE