I'm trying to do something similar to this is Blender:
Animation here: https://www.instagram.com/p/BqQKtNmHsCw/
I've got the shape and animation working, but I can't figure out how to animate the text layer on the 4 different sides?
Here's an image of my shape so far:
I followed this to build the shape: How to animate text over a twisted mesh (or text flowing along an infinity loop)
Also I might need to smooth the object without interfering with the twist or rounding the sides?
This is how it looks when I follow the linked suggestion / open Robin Betts' file:
I'm not able to determine what Axis, origin the simple deform modifier uses. Is there an addon plugin that I need to install? (I'm using v.2.79)