Intro to Retopology with the RetopoFlow Add-on
RetopoFlow is an add-on designed for Blender artists. Using only Blender’s default tools, retopology can be a terribly tedious process with lots of pitfalls. This add-on aims to make the retopology modeling workflow faster, more effective,
The Contours tool is used for quickly retopologizing cylindrical forms, like arms, legs, horns, and other shapes.
The Polystrips tool allows you to generate dynamic, spline-based strips of polygons to easily map out your essential topology.
Loop Cut and Slide Tools
Tips and Tricks
Retopology Workflow Demo
RetopoFlow is an add-on designed for Blender artists. Using only Blender’s default tools, retopology can be a terribly tedious process with lots of pitfalls. This add-on aims to make the retopology modeling workflow faster, more effective, and a lot more fun.
The RetopoFlow add-on is available for purchase from the Blender Market.
Lesson Questions and Answers
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Hi, where can i download the tools?
The RetopoFlow tools are available to purchase on the Blender Market: https://blendermarket.com/products/retopoflow
Mew I cant afford $70 thats why I started learning blender- I’m broke!
version 1.1.3 wont install in blender 2.76 … any ideas?
Hey, guys version 1.1.3 isn’t installing for me. I get an error message. Any ideas?
Is this a good tool for projecting normal maps for video games?
That depends entirely on the original model that you’re retopologizing, but yes. In particular, if you’re doing a character then it can be very helpful in creating the lower resolution mesh for baking the normal maps to.
Where can I get retopoflow addon?
Download any course files here.
- HD Video: Using Polystrips( 30.4 MB )
- HD Video: Polystrip Patches( 27.7 MB )
- HD Video: Polystrip Tweak( 9.1 MB )
- HD Video: Polystrips Symmetry( 7.9 MB )
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