I have been unable to find a good method to recreate this pen cap. The solution that comes to mind is using a plane with sub-division and using shrink wrap to project it onto the dome>solidify>bool. This is clearly a bad way to do this if there is a better way please share it. Thanks in advance

Here is the image of the object pen cap

Current result


  • $\begingroup$ Hello, we can't see any image $\endgroup$
    – moonboots
    Dec 30, 2022 at 9:02
  • $\begingroup$ sorry, now its visible $\endgroup$ Dec 30, 2022 at 9:09

1 Answer 1


You could begin with a plane and draw the same shape:

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Then give it an Array modifier (with a Count of 4) and a Simple Deform (Bend mode, 360°):

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Move the horizontal edges in order to reduce the top:

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Inset the shape and move it inwards:

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  • $\begingroup$ Très élégant ..:) $\endgroup$
    – Robin Betts
    Dec 30, 2022 at 12:08
  • $\begingroup$ Merci ;) et bravo pour l'usage des accents ! $\endgroup$
    – moonboots
    Dec 30, 2022 at 13:40
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks a lot for taking your time to recreate it. This make a lot of sense, didn't knew about simple deform. Thanks Again $\endgroup$ Dec 30, 2022 at 14:22

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