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Lesson 16 | Creating Objects from Splines

 

Introduction

In this lesson, you will learn about creating 3D Objects from Splines using modifiers made specifically for this purpose. Splines are often created to define objects that otherwise might be difficult to model directly in 3D. Creating objects by extrusion or by revolving a profile about an axis of rotation are two such examples.

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A Bottle Formed from A Spline

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Use several modifiers on splines to create 3D objects

Shape Modifiers

Several modifiers can be used with shapes. Here are some of the more common modifiers and the results ...

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