Need to make an awesome design with a polar array? Then watch this video to learn how you can use the powerful polar array tool in uMake!
0:00:01.189,0:00:05.340 The array tool in uMake is a very powerful tool that lets you create polar arrays of 0:00:05.340,0:00:06.690 objects. 0:00:06.690,0:00:12.140 This I s great tool for making designs such as clocks or watch faces, car wheels, 0:00:12.140,0:00:14.300 or flower petals. 0:00:14.309,0:00:21.090 Simply select the elements you would like to make an arrayed design with, then tap “Array” 0:00:21.090,0:00:23.640 in the side menu. 0:00:23.640,0:00:29.090 You will notice that 5 ‘copies’ of the selected elements will appear overlapped. 0:00:29.090,0:00:33.430 In the middle you will notice a small green circle. 0:00:33.430,0:00:37.270 This is the center point for the polar array. 0:00:37.270,0:00:42.420 If you tap and drag this point your array will change based on the location of the center 0:00:42.420,0:00:44.970 point for the array. 0:00:44.970,0:00:50.499 Your array will also change based on the orientation of the camera. 0:00:50.499,0:00:55.510 We highly recommend working in orthographic views when using the array function. 0:00:55.510,0:01:03.160 In the side menu you can select how many copies of each object you want up to 16 copies. 0:01:03.160,0:01:12.220 You can also choose the degrees that the array works within from 30 degrees to 360 degrees. 0:01:12.220,0:01:14.750 One last tip that you might find helpful. 0:01:14.750,0:01:20.580 If you create an array inside of a circle and move the green point, it will automatically 0:01:20.580,0:01:23.970 snap to the center of the circle. 0:01:23.970,0:01:28.560 This makes creating things like wheels or fans very easy. 0:01:28.560,0:01:32.180 Try out the array tool to create some cool complex designs.