Smoothing Illustrator Objects
Maya 2012 Tutorial
How to Smooth an Illustrator Object in Maya
You may find that some Illustrator objects appear faceted once converted to 3D in Maya. Follow these steps to create more rounded objects. For more information on creating and exporting Illustrator objects, see the tip titled Illustrator Object.
Create an object with a curved shape in Illustrator. In this example we created a text object and converted it to outlines (Text > Create Outlines).
Add more points to object by selecting the object and choosing Object > Path > Add Anchor Points. Notice the additional points on the object.
Return to Maya and select Create > Adobe(R) Illustrator(R) Object.