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

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Using Spline Wrap versus Sweep NURBS

In the previous chapter, we learned how to use Sweep NURBS, which allowed us to draw a path with a spline, and define the shape that gets swept along that path. There's a similar tool inside the deformers called Spline Wrap, which takes a specific object rather than a spline and aligns it along the path of the spline. In this recipe, we'll learn some features available in Spline Wrap that aren't available with Sweep NURBS, so you can better discern which tool to use in the future.

Getting ready

Open the Spline_Wrap.c4d file and use it for this recipe.

How to do it...

  1. In this recipe, we're going to create a twisting ribbon animation that will pass right in front of our camera and act as an interesting transition ...

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