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This Toyota logo is a topological mess. Initially it was just a large circle plane, extruded, with no cutouts. Then, it got messed up after using a boolean difference modifier. It actually looks better than before because I ended up deleting a lot of extra faces and filling in new ones. The main problem with this is the faces of the object which are large asymmetrical ngons. I now assume a much better way to have done this would be with curves and knife project but am retpologizing this as a learning exercise.

I am pretty new to blender. I used to use it several years ago but have memory issues and am now relearning everything. This is my third model.

I know the first step would probably be to connect the vertices of the cutout edges and dissolve non-matching vertices and edges. But I cant always do that for edges What I am trying to do with this model is chamfer the edges of the cutout areas. Is this possible even with tedious work or is it a lost cause? Also, would it have been better to keep the main two faces of the disc as a circular ngon or should I have used fill grid before applying the difference modifier?

The file is at http://www.pasteall.org/blend/33200

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For popular and common items it might be a good idea to search for wireframes other people have made in order to learn from them. For example sites that offer 3D models for sale.

Here's one I found. I post it here for educational purposes: enter image description here

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I modeled a low poly logo by just extruding a plane (using the Mirror Modifier) the mesh looks like this:

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You might want to add a few additional loop cuts e.g. at the red line. When the 2D model is finished it can be extruded.

I didn't refine it after adding a Subsurf Modifier because it looked OK in the scene:

enter image description here

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  • $\begingroup$ thanks but I was looking for answers to my topological issues. How to fix those problems not how to design the mesh. $\endgroup$ – Anoop Alex Dec 5 '14 at 13:56
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    $\begingroup$ @user1894167 My intention was to say: restart from scratch don't use boolean and you will have no issues with ngons. $\endgroup$ – stacker Dec 5 '14 at 14:00

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