Autocad 3D Modelling: Chess Piece - Horse (The Mad Horse)

in hive-174301 •  last month 

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Hello Hivers!

I'm finally down to my 3rd chess piece design and this time, I will be featuring the Knight or what we generally called the Horse. When Chess reached Europe, the concept behind Chess became a royal court rather than a battlefield, and the horse was rechristened as a Knight. Source The horse moves in L-shape form of blocks on chess board. They can jump over other pieces and move along as long as it patterns out the L-shape. For me, horse is next to the queen in terms of versatility.

Process:

Among all chess pieces design, the horse is the most challenging one to model. For me to materialize the solid figure of it, I have to divide it into 3 forms and make sure that every sizes and dimensions of those are proportional with each other. We don't want to have a distorted output after all.

Creating the base. Outlining and revolving into its axis.
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Outlining the body and the head. This is just my own design and estimate. You can use some image references.
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Separate them into different parts with different dimensions.
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Creating the lower body of our horse by lofting and tapering it to make it look like a frustum cylinder with specific path line of its lateral area,
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Creating the main head and the horse'mane to add more aesthetic look.
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Giving them their respective dimensions like the width and the height. Then combining them.
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I also add an eye design. Just a simple one.
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Then this, your chess piece horse!
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Stay tuned for more 3D Designs.

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