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Getting Comfortable with Grease Cut

  • Software:Blender 2.72  ·
  • Difficulty:Advanced

Rules of the Exercise

  • 1
    Create the car, Eiffel Tower, and airplane shapes.
  • 2
    Use only a mesh sphere and Grease Cut operator to achieve those 3 shapes. (Note: Grease Cut is part of the Sculpt Tools UI addon)
  • 3
    Sequential Grease Cuts match the number outlined by the exercise template. (i.e. 4 boxes = 4 grease cuts)

Applying what you've learned.

Learning how tools work and understanding them is one thing. Actually applying that understanding to a real project is another thing. Now that you've been introduced to the Sculpt Tools UI addon, let's get comfortable with using the Grease Cut operator.

The challenge

In this exercise you're challenged to create 3 shapes: A car, the Eiffel Tower, and an airplane. The catch is that you only to use one tool to achieve these shapes: Grease Cut. E1_getting-comfy-with-grease-cut_example


  • Open a fresh scene in Blender, load up the Sculp Tools UI addon, and add a mesh sphere.
  • Use the Grease Cut tool to chisel your sphere into each of the 3 assigned shapes.
  • Take a screenshot of each cut that you take and post each screenshot into the respective box of the PSD Template.
  • Submit the completed template as a .JPG image.
  • Don't forget to grade other submissions!


The numbered boxes on the template represents the number of cuts necessary to achieve each shape.