# Getting Started RSS

## Basic Lines - Tutorial 1

The first step is often the most important step in getting something done. In this case, one step closer to Nanodots mastery!

## Zipper and Parallel Lines - Tutorial 2

Now that you know how Nanodots magnets interact with each other to form lines, let's learn the two ways lines connect with each other. Zipper Lines Parallel Lines Next up: Hexagon Surface Back to: Basic Lines

## Hexagon Surface - Tutorial 3

## Basic Surfaces - Tutorial 4

In this video, you will learn how to make conical surfaces, including pentagons. The general dot count formula for conical surfaces is:f(n, k) = k • n • (n+1)/2 Where n must be greater than 1 and k must be greater than 2. (+1 for the center dot) Next up: Triangles Back to: Hexagon Surfaces

## Basic Triangles - Tutorial 5

In this video, you will learn to make basic triangles, which can be a base element of many complex formations. Tiny Triangle Small Triangle Hollow Triangle Generally, larger triangles will be less stable. However, later tutorials will show how to make large stable triangles. Next up: Basic 4x4 Cube Back to: Basic Surfaces