Forum: Cinema 4D


 Subject: Modeling a braid parametrically

pjz99 opened this issue on Sep 30, 2008 · 1 posts


  pjz99 ( posted at 1:50AM Tue, 30 September 2008 

Have you ever tried to model a braid?  I've been looking into how to do this and I found a couple of methods, but they involved manually setting point values for the spline - very nasty stuff and not easy to adjust.  I really wanted to do this using the Formula spline to do the heavy lifting.  Here's what I came up with. First, consider the structure of a braid: Linked from the above page by Stan Pope: ![](http://members.aol.com/StanDCmr/brf.gif)

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