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Hamish PatersonRibbon with twists
by on Nov 20, 2014 at 11:09:32 am

I'm trying to create a ribbon with two twists in it. I've got a basic setup using a sweep nurb, sweeping a rectangle along a spline. However, I'm having trouble controlling the angles of the curves. Is there a way to have greater control over how the sweep follows the spline? Is this the correct approach, or is there a better method? I've attached a pic of the 2d artwork I've been supplied. I can provide more details if useful!

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Brian JonesRe: Ribbon with twists
by on Nov 20, 2014 at 11:53:09 pm

you could try making a copy of your sweep spline and putting them both in a Loft - one spline is one side of the ribbon the other spline is the other side... or use the copied spline in your sweep as a rail spline to control the direction of the sweep

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