I have the shape of an eagle with a shield cut out of it which was derived from an imported SVG. I want to make the shield embossed on the eagle so I’m going to subtract the eagle shape from a cuboid. I created the cuboid using Add > Cube. The problem is that this cube appears to have just been added to the mesh of the eagle and I presumably need them to both be defined as separate objects for me to subtract one from the other. Is there a way to make a selection of nodes into its own separate object?
Excuse me if I’m not explaining this correctly; I’ve only just started using Blender although I’ve used other image editing software including GIMP, Inkscape and Google Sketchup.