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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Need info on making eyelashes using Blender 2.9

All the tutorials I have seen online are for 2.8 and earlier so I'm stuck. Need to know how to select faces on rim of the eyelids so that I can attach curves to to create the eyelashes. I saved my ...
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How to cut a piece off a mesh using another mesh/edge as the cut shape [duplicate]

I want to cut off the bezier curve mesh so it has the same shape as the circle on which it is placed but i can't figure out what tool to use. I tried the boolean modifier but this didn't work. I need ...
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extrude / solidify bezier curve

I have a closed bezier curve which forms a an area. This area should get thickness to become a tabletop. I don't want to convert it to a mesh because I'm using the bezier curve to try out different ...
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Convert from Bezier surfaces RIB file into something Blender can import?

Can anybody recommend a free converter that’ll turn a Bezier surfaces RIB file into a mesh format that Blender can import? I have a RIB file of Ed Catmull’s “Gumbo” that I’d like to use in Blender. I'...
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Rotation problem when using bezier interpolation

I have built an helicopter and I rotated its propeller, when I used linear curve interpolation everything went fine. However, when I changed the interpolation to bezier it keeps rotating back and ...
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Getting 90 degrees out of a bezier path

So trying to create this wire and I can't seem to find the solution for how to keep the end from collapsing, or pinching, on itself when making a turn like this. Tried adding more points but that ...
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Control a cylinder mesh with multiple curves?

I want to control different parts of a cylinder with curves, so that different parts of the cylinder can have different intersections, controlled by curves, regardless of how the curves are scaled. I ...
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Pivot point won't move

I've done this before fine but I had scaling issues so I restarted my project. I created a bezier circle and moved the points around in edit mode to what I wanted. I set the 3D cursor to one of the ...
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Blender 2.91 Linear Animation acting like a Bezier

i got a Weird Problem since i updated to 2.91, then i try to loop my animation by changing the interpolation type to Linear the Result almost looks the same as Bezier, i did try it with a new scene ...
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Bezier Curve as Constraint for Bones? (Rolling garage door)

im trying to build a rolling garage door. To connect my six panels i used bones. Now i would like to define how they can move. I want to use this for animations or stills in different positions. I ...
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subdivide bezier curve in Blender 2.9

I have issue subdividing bezier curve in edit mode. I go right-click and than subdivide and it does not work. How can I add vertex in the middle (subdivide) between the already existing two on both ...
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How do I wrap text around a circle having it still standing up?

I'm trying to make my text stand up while still following this bezier circle. I know it looks like a complete utter mess, but all I want to know is how to make the text stand up (Like on the clock ...
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Ongoing orbit animation [duplicate]

I'm trying to make an orbit animation and I did so by using this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K02hlKyoWNI&t=182s When the keyframes were set I went to graph editor. There I used the key ...
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Automatic division of a Bezier curve with a given ratios

I use a curve that serves as the cross section of a ring. Since I want to make not only solid coloured rings, but also 2 and 3 color rings, I want to divide the curve. However, I currently do this ...
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Why don't I have Blend Surfaces node in Sverchok?

Why don't I have Blend Surfaces node in Sverchok with the lastest version installed ?
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Why does rotating one control point, affect the tilt of other control points of a bezier curve?

I am using a bezier curve to rig something. However when I rotate a singular or more control point by using an empty (Curve is hooked), other control point tilt (rotate, only tilt) with it . ...
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Why do I only get one bezier handle on a point in graph editor?

I am animating the Factor of a Cast modifier and and would like to smooth out the animation by using bezier handles. But I only get one handle on the right side of the point. Where is the left one? I'...
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Trying to Use a 2nd Curve to Deform Object Vertically

I'm trying to model a bridge with a variable depth, like this: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/96/Natchez_Trace_Parkway_Bridge.jpg I've created a curve for the alignment at the top of ...
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How to separate Bezier Curve from influencing other hair particle systems in the scene?

I used bezier curve to make hair. I want to make the grass in the scene also using particles and grass models but the grass always orientates itself by using the curve even if the mash is different. ...
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Help with curve modifier

I need help with this, I don't know what I am doing wrong. I made a rope segment, set up an array and used a curve modifier to wrap the rope around the pole, but it's not following the bezier ...
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How Do I Subdivide A Bezier Curve using Python? [duplicate]

I'm using Python to create a Bezier curve programmatically. bpy.ops.curve.primitive_bezier_curve_add() bpy.ops.curve.subdivide(number_cuts=4) The code above works ...
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How do you use the Curves modifier to make a smile or different shape?

I was following along with Blender Guru's video on how to make a Teddy Bear, and I got to the point where he is talking about how he made the mouth. He uses a Bezier Curve and a Screws Modifier. ...
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Can't Loop Cut or Subdivide Mesh created from Bezier Curve

I created a Mesh from making 2 Bezier Curves, joining them together, converting them to meshes, and finally connecting their vertices with edges. Later I added a face with F, but currently it's ...
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When using curves to create ('square') piping, how do I get nice corners?

I've set up a curve where at some points 3 or even 4 curves meet at a junction: When I try to convert this to an actual shape: I get both: really ugly corners, 'twisted' tubing: the square tubing ...
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Mirror modifier with Bezier Curve

I am trying to mirror a bezier using the mirror modifier. I would like to then make the original and mirrored bezier join/merge as one continuous curve with one direction. I then want to continue ...
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How do I cut a bezier without subdividing?

I'm kinda new so please don't bash me. So i have this part thats penetrating the head and im trying to cut it but idk how, i cant do subdivide since its a bezier so im kinda stuck ( ´△`) https://gyazo....
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Bezier Curve all vertices disappear but curve still there

Dont know why or that is just a bug. The Bezier Curve lose all the control handle and I cant select no vertices in it, Cant edit ti but it still there
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How to Render Rigid Body Physics

all, Me again. I am trying to render an animation with rigid body physics. I have baked the animation to keyframe, and when I render individual images of particular frames the animation looks A-OK. ...
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Connection of beveled curves

I have a bezier curve with some bevel. In some places I need to have more than two outgoing lines from one vertex, so curve splitted for several segments. Is there any way to make connections looks ...
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2.8 Curve bevel and taper scaling issues [duplicate]

I'm trying to design jewellery in mm scale so I have set my scene length to be millimetres. So far, mostly so good I think. Importing and SVG is no longer in um scale - yay. I'm not quite sure of the ...
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Trying to attach hook to bezier points by script and them parent them to a null

Hi i am trying to script the adding of hooks to points in a curve and then i want to attach all of the new created hooks to another null, would that be possible. i started this script but it behaves ...
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Blender 2.8 BSurface with bezier curves

I was watching a tutorial about making an airplane. Here's the link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHiGH-4L5h4 He made some bezier curves that outlined the craft's fuselage and used bsurface add-...
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Bezier curve-based mesh's front surface is not appearing

I made a bouquet by blender 2.70 for The Sims 4, but the front surface is not appearing (even in the Blender). I made it with a Bezier Curve. How can I make it show the front surface? I'm trying to ...
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Need tips on hard surface curves

im working on pot of greed from Yu Gi Oh. I have modeled the base mesh and was wondering if anyone has any tips on doing these curved lines highlighted in the image below. Thanks in advance!
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Near bezier curve nodes affected when moving a node

I have a simple bezier curve. When I move one of the nodes the other nodes near it move too (like I had proportional editing but I don't!). How can I turn this behaviour off so only the node that is ...
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Using a bézier curve to raise/lower height of vertices?

I would like to be able to modify the height of vertices on a plane using a bézier curve. I sculpted a example of what I would like to do: For my case, I would need the deformation to be somewhat ...
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Can't see graph editor bezier handles

I'm trying to manually edit the curve but I can't access the bezier handles. I've tried zooming in, and ticking the option under the menu, both without success. Does anyone know why?
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Problem with using Curve from mesh

I tried to make a tube by using the vertex replicated from object(not add bezier curve),but I add the bevel thickness, it seems flat not like I prefer to. How can I solve this problem?
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How can I turn all the normals of this bezier to face outwards from the sphere?

I’m currently combining this tutorial with this answer in an attempt to make a sphere of roads extruded along a bezier. The following is my current effort (file link below): Unfortunately, I can't ...
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Is it possible to duplicate objects along the surface of a sphere?

Let's say I'm trying to create a spherical object comprised of identical units along the face of the sphere (creating a model of a spherical cyst with cells making up the outer epithelium). How would ...
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I can't get an arrayed object to follow bezier curve

I've done this hundreds of times in 2.7x but in 2.81 I just can't get it to work no matter what I've tried. Sample file attached. I have a simple object I want to array to be, say, 5 kilometers long. ...
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3d chess pieces from bezier curves

I am trying to make a chess set in Blender I have made chess pieces blueprints as 2d bezier curves in Adobe Illustrator. Now I would like to import them to Blender and then using Lathe-like operation ...
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looping through splines of a bezier circle, can only find 1 spline not 4

I'm trying to port differential line growth to blender animation nodes following this example https://vimeo.com/169438763 . I was suggested to work with splines in blender as it would be a lot simpler ...
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Tank tracks seem to be not following the curve

The curve and array are applied properly but it seems it doesn't want to follow the curve but go straight. When I move the model it all rotates at the same time. I have tried tutorials but nothing ...
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How to add bezier curves (start and end) to a 'follow path' animation?

I added an object to a curve as a follow path animation but the animation seems too linear, I can only change the parameters of the curve as I see, how can I give it a proper start and end? (like a ...
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How to child a control point of a Bezier curve to an object

The straight line is a 2D Bezier curve, with two control points. The bevel function gave it some thickness. The circle is a separate 2D object. Now, when the circle moves, the idea is that that end ...
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How does one figure out how big to make an object to make it scale to fit a Curve Modifier perfectly?

Suppose I want to make a flat surface curved using the Curve Modifier; how do I do this so that the flat surface follows the curve from end-to-end exactly? I can hackily scale the flat surface along ...
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Bezier curve seems to be locked from moving on certain axis

I am in 2.81 and created a bezier curve to act as a string in a scene. However, when I go to edit the curve, I grab the end point and attempt to move it on the x axis and it won't go that way. It will ...
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'NoneType' has no attribute 'bezier_points', when BezierCurve selected

With the following code, I can export a bezier curve to a file, and with the default bezier curve it works, but as once i add points to it and attempt to run the script it gives an Attribute error. ...
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How to rotate bezier control point (viewport not updating)

I working on a procedural system that defines two bezier curves and bevels them together. I cannot, for the life of me, figure out how to rotate the handles on the control vertices of my bezier curves....

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