Questions tagged [bezier]

Questions about Bézier curves, a type of path with control points used to create smooth curves. Ask anything about how to create shapes and objects using bézier curves, manipulate the control points or its properties.

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How to animate object hanging from a string?

I'd like to animate this model so it acts like its attached to a car mirror, with proper physics of course (swinging, and rotating enough to see both sides). I'd also like the top of the string to ...
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Cannot make plane follow bezier or path

This is an really basic question, but I have been trying to solve it for for 45 minutes. Here is the blend file with the setup. I've tried this Why doesn't the road follow the curve? but it did ...
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Is it possible to fit an object to an arbitrary section of a curve?

Say I have three arrayed objects: one I want to fit to 0-38% of the curve, one from 38-75%, and one from 75-100%. Or even just one that I want to fit to 40-85%. Is this possible? As it is, the "Fit ...
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Blender 2.8 Python , Bevel from shape not working

I am attempting to make cords using python in Blender 2.8 Currently, I have successfully made it work when using a normal bezier curve that I modify along with a circle I added. (see image below) My ...
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How do I turn keyframed animation curves back into bezier curves?

I've been handed some files where all the animation curves have been baked down into individual frames. Does anybody know of an easy way to turn these back into curves? And if not, why not? Seriously,...
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Can one define new interpolation types for F-curves?

I'd be happy if there were a way to define a new interpolation type (beyond constant, linear, and Bezier) for F-curves - let's call it ballistic and it is in fact "just" a special case of the Bezier ...
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Creating a spiral along a bezier path

How can I create a spiral that follows an arbitrary bezier path? Here's an example of this in Fusion 360: So, in other words, this is a bezier curve that winds itself around another bezier curve to ...
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How to create perpendicular edges along one direction?

I made path in Inkscape, import it to Blender and make it 3d. Now I need to bend it in one direction but wires connected to non-perpendicular points. Please look at image to understant what i mean.
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Extrude shape on a path from illustrator?

I have an illustrator path that I want to bring into Blender3d and extrude a circle on and close the shape at the ends. Almost like a long skinny balloon that is used for balloon animals. Or a tube ...
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smooth crossing junctions / joints of an object generated using equation

I have an object that is created / generated using various equations using Bezier curves the issue is at various points the object crosses into itself. Is there a way to somehow smooth these ...
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How to set objects , or vertex point in a bezier resolution_u vertex?

I'm trying to approach the beziers, but I'm still not able to understand the situations, so I based myself on a part of this code coming from Getting the list of points that describe a Curve without ...
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Boolean Operation with Mesh From Bezier Curve

I am fairly new to blender but here goes. I am trying to make a mould for 3D printing and have encountered an issue. My mould is in several parts and along the seam of the parts I want to create a "...
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motion blur cycles bezier circle

Can I use blur in the movement around the circle and if so, then I need a smooth motion without angles. thank
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Merging two simple pipes? Boolean looks awful, carefully connecting the meshes does too

This should be so simple. I’m trying to create the vestibular organ. I am trying to connect two 8-faced low-poly pipes. I have tried carefully deleting and connecting the mesh at the base which ...
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Why is my road offset from it's parent bezier (wrapped to a sphere)?

I'm currently combining this tutorial with this answer in an attempt to make something like this: Instead, I'm getting something like this: I'm using two simple deforms in order to turn the bezier ...
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Morphing object along curve

is there a simple way to morph object along a bezier curve? For example: a rope with one square end and one round end. Example: If it can’t be done, that is helpful too. I’ll stop trying to find a ...
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blender 2.8 - array modifier doesn't follow curve

I want to build a simple race track. I have created a closed bezier curve. Then I have added a plane object with curve modifier. When I try to apply array modifier planes don't follow a curve. What is ...
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How can i join vertex of the same bezier?

I have to complete a 3d job and I think that for this piece it is best to use bezier or curves. I am a little novice with these tools and I can't find a way to draw "a bridge" between some vertices. ...
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Double fold animation with curved bends

I want to create an animation which does multiple folding. (Attached gif) I was able to make single folding with the help of bezier curve & AnimAll (points) but when I make multiple bends... I'm ...
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Can't scale biezer curve object after editing object in Blender 2.8

I can't scale a bezier curve object in Blender 2.8. The thing is I was able to do this when I created the object. I worked with it a little bit and it just stop scaling. See animation below I ...
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Define UV coordinates for a curve

I have a file that define some curves and values from 0 to 1 for each point in the curve. I am trying to create a material which uses this values from 0 to 1 as the UV coordinates for a colormap ...
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How to hook 2 points of a Bézier on 2 different object?

I have a bezier already drawn and positioned, the ends coincide with 2 distinct objects. Suppose it is cube1 and cube2, the objects are already in the scene, so I would like to link the points of the ...
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Avoid curve modifier distortion when making a chain

I am aware that this has already been asked here, but in this case I am using a chain, which has been made using tori offset by 90° each time using an empty object. However, when I do this, you can ...
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Physics - curve rope colliding with object intersect problem problem

My goal is to create a rope that falls onto a cylinder object and the ground. I created a path which I subdivided and set the bevel property as an object (4 circles) which I twisted around to create a ...
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Making a bezier curve sway/swing with anchor points at both ends

Edit: I'm a beginner to Blender I'm trying to make a bridge sway from side to side with both the ends of the bezier curve staying in place while the middle moves from side to side. Currently, a ...
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Bézier curve with consistent inclination

I have bézier curve with 8 control points that is 2D (flat in the z axis). I would like to give it a consistent inclination of 30deg. I would also like to retain the ability to modify the 2D shape so ...
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Export bezier curve as primitive line

is it possible to export a bezier curve as a primitive line? I want to import it in threejs as a visible curve with a line thickness of always 1px. I need to scale the curve and want the thickness to ...
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Create a curved face between two bezier curves in Blender 2.8

I'm trying to create a curved face between two curved edges. I've converted two parallel bezier curves to mesh but when I switch to edit mode, select 4 of the vertices, and hit F it doesn't create a ...
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Set active control point in script

How do set the control point of a bezier curve to "active" in script in 2.8? Like so: I want to hook it to a new object like so: ...
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Bezier Curve: How to see only selected vertex handle?

I am making a complex bezier shape, and handles from other vertices is starting to hinder the selection of desired vertex and handles. I have to view from all angles to understand where is the point/...
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Editing object created from bezier curve

I used a bezier curve to create an architectural moulding profile. Extruded the shape and used solidfy and made exactly what was intended. I would like to find a way to cut the shape with a knife at a ...
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Smoothing Bezier Curves in Animation Nodes

I have a strange curvature showing when I generate a curve with animation nodes. I can "fix" the appearance by choosing "Cyclic" but I need a start and an end in order to animate. The first ...
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Reordering Shapes under the same Bezier Curve

The 2.79 rendered image below ,shows an Oval,Square and Circle (in that order ).These shapes were made with the Freehand "Draw Curve" tool under Bezier Curve(Edit Mode)and rendered for the "first time"...
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Bezier Curve. following but not in sync [duplicate]

Alright so, it follows the curve but they wont follow in line, they will all rotate at the same time not following the line, the primary will follow it but the rest in the array will copy the first ...
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Animate Text bpy.ops.transform.translate

I am trying to find the right code to animate text that follows a bezier curve in python blender api. I can add the keyframes, and they appear to be working when I drag through the timeline, but when ...
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Lofting over three bezier curves

there is much on the net concerning lofting in blender but I just cant get a mesh to form over three bezier curves and stay attached to the bezier so I can animate the beziers with shape keys and have ...
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Bending curve/object around another object

I'm trying to make some 3d fx and I imported my basic svg file. Now I want to wrap it around the top surface of the object but I don't know how. Can somebody help me accomplish this? Here's how I ...
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How make the beveled shape of a beziercurve smaller and smaller

Im attempting to create a firetrail (dont know what else to call it) for a spaceship, and i wanted to try to use a beziercurve to create the trail. I wanted to have the trail start big and then get ...
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Circuit board (technical elements) with particles

So I was watching this video the other day: https://youtu.be/-pH48mSEH0M?t=243 and at one stage they show off how they made some of the technical elements of their VFX's. 3DS was being used for this, ...
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Project Curve on Surface

I would like to know how to project a bezier curve onto an extruded bezier curve. as an example in Autodesk Maya is: Create a curve-on-surface Is there a way to do this in Blender 2.79b or the soon ...
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Cant Rotate,Scale when I hook a vert on a curve in Blender 2.8

Here's an little video how I used to be able to rotate and scale the curve using hooks in Blender 2.79 https://streamable.com/byura Any Work around or fix would be highly appreciated!! :D
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How to move 3D cursor to point in bezier circle?

Can anyone help me find solutions for these questions: I want to move 3D Cursor to red point. When I left click to red point, I don't know if 3D cursor really points to red point or not. I want to ...
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How to create reeling (spool) effect?

I'm a newbie to Blender. I would like to know if we can create reeling effect (Cloth spooling around a cylindrical object). I found couple of tutorials in which a map is rolled up... but it rolls up ...
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Creating pipes with a bezier

I am trying to create pipes, however, I don't understand how the bezier works so I've only been able to create pipes with some simple extrusion. I would like to know how I would like to know how to ...
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How do I stop curves from changing shape when joining them?

I have made hair for my avatar using this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nn7mISvVzJk I followed it to make hair by using a bezier curve and shaped and tapered it with a bezier circle. I ...
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How should I make a round 'bevel object' follow my pyramid with no faces?

First time using Blender so my understanding of how it works might be off. What I'm trying to make top left, how I'm approaching the issue top right - result bottom left So I'm trying to make a ...
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How to stretch or compress a spiral cylinder

I have a cylinder-like spiral object as a .STL file (figure). We want to animate compressing and stretching this cylinder (figure). How can this be done? Edited:
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Global bezier adjustments across multiple axis within Graph Editor

Happy to join the forum. I'm looking to globally adjust bezier curves in the graph editor with little success. I come mainly from an After Effects who's graph editor allows you to drag and select ...
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Is it possible to use Tilt in Bevel Object in a BezierCircle so that it rotates a full 360 degree through the circle uniformly?

Sorry I wasn't quite sure how to word the question - There are two parts to the question, the first in the title, and the second in regards to multiple shapes (curves) being rotated. What I want to ...
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Grease Pencil Wont Convert into Bezier curves in Blender V2.80 beta

I'm following Jama Jurabaev's Blender tutorials from the Gumroad where he takes lines made with grease pencil and converts them into Bezier curves. For some reason Blender 2.8B wont let me follow the ...