Using NURBS Loft


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Using NURBS Loft

One very common method for creating NURBS surfaces is the Loft. Lofting takes multiple curves and just stretches a surface over them. So we can actually create some very simple curves here. So let's just go ahead and create a CV curve. Let's go ahead and just draw out a simple curve, and hit Enter. If I want, I can just create a duplicate of this curve. In fact, let's go ahead and just do an Offset. We will make an Offset curve here, and go ahead and move that over a little bit, and maybe even duplicate that again.

We can just go ahead and hit Ctrl +D to duplicate that if we want. So now I have got three separate curves. In fact, I am going to move this curve up a little bit. And all we have to do to create a loft is to select the curves in order, so one, two, three. I am holding down my Shift key here, and then go into Surfaces > Loft. What that does, let's shade this, is it stretches a surface over the curves. So I have got basically the surface, but the surface is actu...

Using NURBS Loft
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Using NURBS Loft 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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