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Cinema 4D R14 Cookbook - Second Edition by Michael Szabo, Simon Russell

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Using Sweep NURBS

The next important member of the NURBS family is the Sweep NURBS, which takes a spline path and sweeps a shape across it. It can be used to create very abstract and stylized designs, or it can be used to solve very practical modeling issues. The file for this recipe has a simple setup where a Sweep NURBS object is really the only way we can achieve our effect. We'll also get introduced to the handy Spline Mask feature in Cinema 4D.

Getting ready

Open the Plug.c4d file from the C4D Content Pack to use with this recipe on Sweep NURBS.

How to do it...

  1. The objective here is to create a cord that travels from the plug on the back of our text labeled "Plug" over to the plug that is attached to the electrical outlet. Cords are usually long ...

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