Refining NURBS curves


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Refining NURBS curves

Many times when you're drawing a curve, you'll need to either add detail into an existing curve, or break curves apart, or even join them together. So let me show you some tips and tricks for how to refine the curves that you're working with. So let's just go ahead and create a simple CV Curve. I am going to kind of make this kind of an S shape, or something like that, and hit Enter. Let's just take a look at this. Take a look at some of these Edit Curve tools that allow us to refine the curve.

First one I'm going to show you is the Add Points tool. Now what this does is it allows you to extend your curves a little bit further. So, for example, if I drew this and I actually wanted to go a little bit further with that drawing, I can just use the Add Points tool. And what that does is it just basically picks up where I left off and allows me to add more points to an existing curve. Very, very simple. Now, if I wanted to refine within the curve rather than just exte...

Refining NURBS curves
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Refining NURBS curves provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Maya 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Maya
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