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The Curve modifier provides a simple but efficient method of deforming a mesh along a curve object. Use this tag for questions about using the Curve modifier.

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Array won't appropriately curve to selection

I created a ruffle-like array from a cube and duplicated the vertical that I was using to connect it to. I set the cursor to the selection and the selection to the cursor, but my ruffles won't curve ...
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Conical pulley system

I've been trying for days different ways to make the rope in this pulley work, but using a curve modifier to go around the cone doesn't make the right effect since the rope is supposed to be attached ...
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How can I draw a smooth line using Z Math Surface function?

I'm trying to create a curve line (like a laser pulse) using Add > Mesh > Math Function > Z Math Surface with equation $3 \sin(20y) e^{-5y^2}$ (...
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Help Understanding Curve Anchor Points

I am trying to bend an Array Object along a Curve (using a Curve Modifier) that starts at the same 0,0,0 location as the object. But the Curve Modifier changes the Location and Rotation of the first ...
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Import Blender curve simulation into Maya

I made a simulation in Blender. My end result are moving curves. I would like to export them to Maya. I tried all the formats (.abc, .fbx, etc.) and each time I got nothing once I import them into ...
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How do I make an arrayed object fit a 3D curve?

I'm trying to add stitching to a shoe, and I started by making a single stitch, then using the array and curve modifiers to try and get it to conform to the 3-dimensional bezier curve I created. It ...
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Array along curve modifier in geometry nodes, but with mesh input

Hi I want to array an object along a curve with geometry nodes, but I need to use a mesh as an input because I need to apply the modifier, which cannot be done with a curve as an input. I tried to ...
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Array of curves deformed by texture image

I want to generate geometry with curve to mesh, where the path along which the curve is extruded is displaced in one dimension according to the pixel value of an image. Let's assume the image texture ...
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How to create pavement and ceiling for a curved wall

As you can see from the attached image, I am currently working on a curved hallway made of single brick walls, which I started from: how can I create a pavement and a ceiling following the hallway? ...
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Problems with Curve Modifier (I tried all methods)

Hello. I need help. I try to roll my flat model by spiral with curve modifier. But it doesn’t work properly. I’ve tried all the ways. I changed deform axis in curve modifier, aplied all ...
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Help with making sloping ground components

So for a while now I’ve been working on creating environment assets for my sidescrolling platformer game, dividing up the environment assets into a assortment of individual pieces. These individual ...
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I want to place theses objects along this curve without rotating the object along the curve

As you can see the objects are rotating along the curve, but in the IT scene they are vertical and not rotated. If someone could please help me that would be much appreciated.
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Applying a deform curve modifier to a timing belt [duplicate]

I'm trying to model a timing belt to drive the print head of a 3D printer. When applying a Deform > Curve modifier to the timing belt, using the BezierCurve, the timing belt disappears from view. ...
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How would i wrap a 3d object around another 3d object which is beveled and round and a little bit square shaped? [duplicate]

I want to wrap the white and black mesh around the wood mesh(the blade), I have tried every way possible and it just does not work/it twists in weird ways or just does not twist/rotate at all. (things ...
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Rigidy body for an animated mesh with curve

I would like that these rigid body spheres to interact with this mesh animated object, how is it possible?
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Curve to Mesh vs Instance on Points

I want to make a lathe node that takes a curve and rotates it around the z-axis using either Curve to Mesh or Instance on Points. The attached node graph does mostly what I want but I have to fiddle ...
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Help to understand why the sine wave from a curve line is not the same lenth of the curve line?

I have problem -Please help me to sole the problem of the length if you can tell me reason i will be gratfull
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Curve Mod: Object not following Curve

I need to wrap a bunch of ropes to some ship masts. The first one went smooth. I'm having problem repeating the same process for the second. Origin of bezier and mesh is the same, transform applied (...
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How to smooth (subdivide) a Bézier curve without converting to Mesh

I am working on an animation in which a long mesh (similar to a snake) uses a Curve modifier to deform around a spiral curve. The mesh is animated to move on the the Y axis and this is how it deforms ...
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Curve to Mesh for open curves

I have an .obj file that I load that represents a curve 1 v x1 y1 z1 2 v x2 y2 z2 3 v x3 y3 z3 ... n v xn yn zn f 1 2 3 ... n Then I can click my mesh and do ...
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When adding shape to spiral in geometry nodes it is revolving around axis - how to control it?

I am trying to make something like a lead screw with blender, by joining cylinder and circle (with 4 points, so cube) along a spiral around it. But issue is that this rotating around spiral - how ...
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How to creating expanding race track and keep the edges uniformed

im trying to create this dynamic path where the path is expending in the middle and going back to the same width. i tried using scale but the borders are also scaling and creating not clean path in ...
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How to make scales [duplicate]

I have a tail. There should be scales at the bottom of the tail (covering less than half of the tail) I thought about using array+curve+ change size of scatters in curve mode, but it didn't work!!! I ...
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My road won't follow the path

So I was creating a mountain road, and i wanted to add another surface to the base road i had already created, but after applying the Array to the road and the Curve modifier set to follow the path my ...
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Bones' axes rotate differently when moving along a curve

I made a project of a chain of bones moving along a curve. Everything seems correct except the axis of each bone rotates differently when the chain moves on a certain segment of the curve. How can I ...
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I want to animate a factory treadmill with a dartboard on it. Can i parent the dartboard to each plate so it moves exactly the same around the curve?

So i animated the plates so that they move around the curve. I have added an array modifier and a curve modifier! I want to have one dartboard for every plate so that they move exactly like the plates ...
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geometry node: mesh as curve profile

I'm learning about hair for games, I created some hair cards and to modify them I'm using the curve modifier. At first everything was fine, but soon the scene was a mess, full of curves and meshes. I ...
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Follow path of curve while the curve is drawn

I have a complicated curve, where the spline length is not aligned with the resolution of sample points. I animate the curve with the bevel_factor_end value. I ...
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How to make curved plane? [duplicate]

Im looking to make something like the below example, e.g. curved / wavy paper I read that I could add a curve, and then a curve modifier to the plane. I tried that but it doesn't seem to 'bend' the ...
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The Asset Browser and Posable Assets

I can't seem to figure out a good workflow here so I wonder if someone with more experience could help. I use Blender for product images. So I make extensive use of the asset browser because the ...
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Morph curve into line?

I have a Curve object that has a complex shape and is very curved. The vertices are all lined up one after another. Is there a way I can force those vertices into a straight line with an arbitrary ...
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How to cut a curve object with python sctipt

In blender i want to cut a curve with a specific distance (for example as much as a cylinder's radius). I can do it by hand but can't do with python scripts. I tried converting it into a mesh object ...
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Geo Nodes: Resample Curve + Include Original Points (Without Splitting Edges)

I am trying to create a Geometry Nodes for hanging grass on the outside edges of planes. After deleting the original faces, I resample the curve to add many points, then extrude along Z at a random ...
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Create curve with svg as curve object (spline)

Disclaimer: am new to blender and 3D modeling. I am modeling a candy cane in the shape of our company logo. Following this tutorial, i could create the same standard shape candy cane. However, when ...
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Why when i use interpolate hair curves modifier the original guide curve float away from the mesh

I'm new in hair system. I've using blender 3.6 to create my avatar. The hair curve always fly away when I add the interpolate hair curves or Duplicate hair curves (maybe there are others but I don't ...
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Why does the shape and size of an array part deforming when using curve modifier

So basically im trying to make a tiled roof top thats curved. Simple deform doesnt do what i want so i want to use a curve modifier however whenever i add the curve modifier to the array the size of ...
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Fitting a piece of steet around a corner / path

I have a bit of a problem here. I've got a piece of street (Here called Street_Raw) that I want to fit along a path (NurbsCurve). Now, I've watched some tutorials on how to do it, though it doesn't ...
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Possible to create a curve + array of collection instances?

I'm looking to create a looping background to create the illusion of trees scrolling past the camera. I want the trees to be parented to a circular ground plane (that is controlled by an empty that ...
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Decal Rotating Wrongly When Following Curve

I am attempting to get a decal to follow a predefined curve. By this, I mean it should follow the path specified by the curve upon changing the Y-value, where -Y is forward as standard. I first set ...
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Problem with curve [closed]

tried to make tank’s track using curve, but it looks like this, have tried to rotate, apply transformation, modifying the array parameter and change the parameter axis. But nothing seems work, how do ...
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Curved text is not perpendicular to the curve

I made text that is curved according to a curve using Curve modifier placed on the text. For some reason, individual letters of the text are not perpendicular to the curve (as I would expect) but are ...
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Use mesh as geometry for curve

So I have an object and a curve. I want to place the object along the curve I mean, the arches i made, I would want them to go around in a circle. but the curve only allows to use other curves to ...
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Curve Modifier not working with a Geometry-Nodes curve as the "Curve Object"?

I have an object I want to deform along a curve. For that, I'm using a Curve Modifier and the curve is procedurally made with geometry-nodes, but when I select it as the "Curve Object" it ...
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Wrap array around sphere

I want to wrap an array of cubes around a sphere (which is not perfectly round). What's the best way to do that? I tried to use a Curve Modifier but working with two curves (for X and Y axis) doesn't ...
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Curve hooks messing up after movement

On this model I used curves and curve modifier to create these tubes and I thought using hooks is a reasonable attempt to animate them I'm not that experienced with the hook modifier but I tweaked ...
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How to Set the Origin to geometry following a curve

Plane is placed at Point A Curve is placed at Point B Using the Curve modifier, Plane follows the Curve path at Point B, but leaves behind its origin at Point A meaning the only thing at Point A is ...
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Force curves to appear in front of mesh

Fairly new so I'm playing around with OBJ mesh imports from SketchUp and Rhino. When I bring in an object, I would also like these lines to display. So, I import them as well in the form of curves, ...
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How to evenly space curve vertices?

I convert one edge of the mesh to a curve. I want to distribute mesh on the curve by using curve modifier but it won't space it evenly because the curve vertices aren't evenly spaced. How to fix that?
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How to rotate objects clamped to a curve around the axis of the curve?

I have been playing with creating objects using array and curve modifiers. Here's a simple play example of a partial dog collar created using a small rectangular piece of collar replicated along a ...
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Trying to make an array of meshes follow a path without distortion

I am currently trying to make a curved railing, i am doing this by making an array of poles but im trying to figure how to curve them using a curve (sorta like the curve modifier) but without any ...
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