Why you should use an even quantity number of the edge in the cylinder cap?
Here are some reasons:
- It will provide two crossed central loops in the cap middle;
- Even numbers are simple to remember and count;
- Easily to insert extra edges with saving the central loops;
- Central loops are easy to select;
For the low poly cylinder, the most popular number of edges is 8 or 12. But if you need to save the silhouette you can increase this number.
The conclusion. Try to use 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36… etc. +4 edges. This count of edges will provide the perfect central end horizontal loops in the cylinder cap.