I've been re-topologizing a character for quite a while and everything seems to be working out until I get to the hands.

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There's a problem where I have too much faces to connect the arm with. What's the most effective way to 'reduce' the amount of faces so I could connect the hand and arm together?


Link to arm - https://pasteall.org/blend/1b7b52d8fb0040b2944db8b7068b8f03


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There are several ways, here is one that reduces by half the amount of faces:

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  • $\begingroup$ Ooh this is interesting. I probably should have taken account of the loops in the fingers ahha! Thanks! $\endgroup$
    – Giraffamon
    Commented Feb 15, 2022 at 21:54
  • $\begingroup$ the loops in the fingers? what do you mean? $\endgroup$
    – moonboots
    Commented Feb 15, 2022 at 21:56
  • $\begingroup$ Where the finger starts from the hands. I had four faces per side for each finger which might have complicated the process. $\endgroup$
    – Giraffamon
    Commented Feb 16, 2022 at 13:08

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