I'm trying to wrap this strap structure around my model's leg:

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It already has a thickness, so simple Shrinkwrap doesn't work. I've found some tutorials using a lattice with Shrinkwrap, then Surface Deform by the Shrinkwrapped lattice:

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But the object is flat. I don't know how to build the lattice for my curved strap, or whether it's even the right approach. What's the best way to approach this?

  • $\begingroup$ I'm not following. do you want your strap object to exactly match the limb, so the strap's inside surfaces just touch the limb's surfaces? $\endgroup$ Sep 20, 2021 at 0:24
  • $\begingroup$ @MartyFouts Yes! Thanks for making it clearer. I couldn't come up with a better description. $\endgroup$ Sep 20, 2021 at 1:36

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You could duplicate the inner faces of your strap, separate as a new object (Strap2):

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Give your strap a Surface Deform with Strap2 as Target. Give Strap2 a Shrinkwrap modifier with your leg as Target, tweak the Offset value a bit:

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    $\begingroup$ sometimes i wonder if they are questions you couldn't answer.... :D $\endgroup$
    – Chris
    Sep 20, 2021 at 5:26

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