Jump to content

Sign in to follow this  
rplncb

Help modeling this shape

Recommended Posts

Hi everyone, I need to model the shape in attach, I only have the raster image and I need to create the model to animate it. Any clue on how to do this? Thanks in advance

Screenshot_1.jpg

Share this post


Link to post

Welcome to the cafe 🙂

 

I think you can possibly make this with 2 splines under a sweep. The path spline would be a circle, but the top profile spline will take some experimentation by you to find the correct form because I am not able to see from that picture alone exactly what that needs to be. But this is what happens if you sweep a star spline along the circle for example, with 360 degrees of rotation along its length, which you can set in the sweep detail parameters.

 

image.png

 

I realise of course that this profile spline is not correct, and that it is very difficult to achieve a perfectly round centre without manually adjusting points (this one is still parametric), but hopefully this shows you how to get a continuous swept form with rotation, which I believe is the general effect you are aiming for. The setup for that looks like this...

 

image.png

 

Someone else may be able to jump in with some suggestions for other methods, and I will be as interested as you to see what they are 🙂

 

CBR

Share this post


Link to post

Found an older thread which discussed a similar thing. Maybe your answer, or part of it is there...

 

 

CBR

Share this post


Link to post

Hi,I have a feeling it was made like this: 

spiral_1.jpg

Share this post


Link to post

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...