How to model an RSS icon

modeling rss icon
First draw a 5×5 square in top view. Use Snap feature for easy use.

modeling rss icon
Then fillet the corners using Fillet command with a radius of 1

modeling rss icon
Extrude the rounded square 1 unit in another view.

modeling rss icon
Use FilletEdge to fillet edges of this polysurface.

modeling rss icon
You can change fillet radius by clicking on CurrentRadius and then enter an appropriate radius. I used 0.2

modeling rss icon

modeling rss icon
Tip : You can select all edges with a rectangle all over the polysurface.

modeling rss icon
Press enter after you select all the edges and rhino will complete the fillet.

modeling rss icon

modeling rss icon
Draw circles with radii given and then move the smallest one as seen above.

modeling rss icon
Use tangent lines to trim large circles.

modeling rss icon
Complete the trim as seen above and then use Join command to join closed curves.;
This way you will have closed polysurfaces instead of surfaces.

modeling rss icon
Without deselecting the curves use Extrude command to extrude those curves one unit.

modeling rss icon
Use FilletEdge again with a radius of 0.1 this time to fillet edges of those solids.

modeling rss icon
Polysurfaces after fillets completed.

modeling rss icon
Position newly created solids in top view as seen above.

modeling rss icon
Move them upper in z direction.

modeling rss icon

modeling rss icon
Use BooleanDifference command to subtract those solids from the base polysurface.

modeling rss icon
Our 3d RSS model is complete! Now let’s give it a color.

If it’s one piece we may have to use explode before coloring its pieces.

modeling rss icon
Select base part and then select Material from the dropdown in Properties window.

modeling rss icon
Select Basic in Assign By frame and then click on white rectangle next to Color to select a base material color.

modeling rss icon
You can select yellow as Gloss Color.

modeling rss icon
And here is our 3d RSS icon completed in seconds!! 

via RSS ikonu modelleme | Rhinodersleri

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