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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the cubes with array deform on the inside when I apply a bezier curve IN BLENDER 2.79 [duplicate]

I have been looking for a solution to this problem for a long time, I have already read a lot here in blender stack exchange a lot but nothing seems to apply correctly to this problem or for the users ...
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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 ...
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Hook and curve transformation

I do not know English very well and write via Google translator, but I need your help. I need that bezier would retain its shape of a semicircle when I bind the last and the first vertex to different ...
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Rotating a bezier path

I'm trying to make a graphic that describes how to orient a planetary orbit in 3D. I animate my planet going around in an ellipse on a Bezier curve. Next, I want to perform several rotations on the ...
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Color of curves and their control elements, question 2

When I draw Bezier curves, they get initially displayed as thin black lines or curves, which can't be seen well against a dark background. Then, later, they are displayed as thin yellow or orange ...
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graph editor motion curves in 3D view

Is there any way to get the graph editor curves in the 3D view? I know I can calculate motion paths for select bones, but it would be way easier to edit motion paths if I could just edit them as one ...
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Is it possible to realistically tie advanced knots with animation and physics in Blender? (I tried molecular script)

Initially, the task was looking pretty simple: Make a wooden sign tied with 2 ropes showily appearing on the screen and swinging on those noose knots. After 3 sec one of the knots come untied and sign ...
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Aligning empty object with Bezier curve point using Python

I'm using a Bezier curve to generate a shape. Once I'm happy with the shape I process it with a script I wrote. Among other things it adds 2 empty objects: one at the start of the curve, one at the ...
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How to change radius/weight of curve bezier?

try scaling, change radius, but its dont work scene link
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How to model an accurate parabolic mirror with a known focal point?

I am new to Blender and really enjoying it now, but... I want to make an accurate parabolic mirror with a known focal point. For example, I would want to have it focussed so that a parallel beam could ...
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How i can join two segments of curve?

I want to create it like one solid pipe. How to fix that? I think that problem is in segment's which are not connected. If I want to press F - Cannot make segments.
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Curve- and Array Modifier won't align with the curve [duplicate]

I am a bit desparate with one problem. I am having a bezier curve, which I want to add some meshes to with the array modifier, in combination with the array modifier. Problem is, no matter which axis ...
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How do you extrude a mesh so it sweeps another object

I'm working on a bobsled roller coaster in No Limits 2 and I have a 3d spline that follows the track. I'm using blender to make the half cylinder that replaces the existing track to make it look like ...
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Extruding a form along a curve + rotating it [duplicate]

Is there a way to control the rotation of the extruded mesh along the curve? To show what I want to do: And this is what I got so far Don't worry about the overall proportions and the mat (still ...
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Bezier Curve - Split one large end into multiple wires

Would that even be possible? I have one large, Bezier curve wire, made using a Bezier Circle. I need to extrude that end into several, smaller wires. How should I proceed? Is that even possible? Or ...
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How can I make a non-handwriting text appearing like if someone writes it?

I followed this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y59O7wunijo making a text with a Grease Pencil and then converting it to Bezier curve so I can control the text appearing by tweaking Bevel ...
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Texture bezier curves

I'm pretty new to blender, and I followed this tutorial on how to make poly hair using bezier curves. The problem is, I want to make cc for the Sims 4, and I need to place a texture on my mesh. And I ...
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Square-spiral path

I'd like to model a path that goes through a spiral-like, rounded square loop, then loops back out. I know about the Extra-Spiral tool, but that only gets me halfway through. I want to accomplish ...
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mesh is twisting on bezier circle

after managing to get the mesh to follow the bezier circle theres a problem where it twists and screws up in one corner but the other corner seems fine. if it matters the origin point is at the top of ...
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Make multiple Bezier curves manifold and free of intersections, for 3D printing

I'm trying to model a character to 3D print it. I'm having some trouble with bezier curves: as they are not manifold (and glitches through my mesh) my slicer can't do anything even remotely printable. ...
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Missing panel on blender 2.79 [closed]

There is this panel that is on multiple tutorials I have watched which I cant find. Please help, I am getting really frustrated.
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Bezier curve does not always follow hooks

I've imported a Source model (smd and vta) which includes a skinned armature and Shape Keys data. I then want a curve to run along the face and follow the facial expressions from the Shape Keys. I ...