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

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Modeling with Loft NURBS

The last NURBS tool we'll cover in this chapter is the Loft NURBS. Loft NURBS uses multiple splines as children to create a stretched surface that fits the profile of all the splines contained within. Think of it as a Sweep NURBS, but with multiple splines modifying the shape of the sweep over a fixed distance. In this recipe, we are going to create a flathead screwdriver using a few different splines and Loft NURBS, and you'll see how useful Loft NURBS can be when modeling an object that has many different kinds of contours.

How to do it...

  1. Let's start with the handle for our screwdriver in a new project. Click on the Splines icon in the Command Palette, select the Circle spline, change its Radius in the Attribute Manager ...

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