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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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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Baking and / or Key-framing Bezier Curves Animation created with Animation Nodes

How can I bake and / or Key-frame Bezier Curve animations created with Animation Nodes. My goal is to export an animated key-framed object out created with Animation Nodes using Verge3D to have the ...
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Bezier curve bavel with bezier circle messes up my rollercoaster

When i move the curve up for one track every other track rotates which i don't want to rotate
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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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How do I turn this Bezier thing into a normal mesh that I can edit?

I followed a youtube tutorial to make the handle of this watering can. I had to make a path and a "bezier" circle, I don't really know what that means. The outliner looks like this I can't actually ...
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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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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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