Slab with Holes

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Slab with Holes

Postby Simon » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:20 pm

Curvy 3.0 Slabs extruded a single curve to make an object. In 4.0 you can use multiple curves to cut out holes in the shape - effectively making some high quality meshes very simply (and still editable live as before)

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In this case the Curves were imported from Inkscape as SVG, but you can sketch Slabs with holes directly in Curvy too.

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Re: Slab with Holes

Postby Simon » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:36 pm

Another simpler example: This time Macaroni curves draw directly in Curvy.

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And the Curves...

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Re: Slab with Holes

Postby Funken » Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:17 pm

Hello Simon, a question regarding the upcoming SVG functionality: will it be possible to drag & drop or to copy/paste a SVG curve from an illustration program (let's say Inkscape) to Curvy 3D? Loading from a file through the menu would be ok, too, but also a bit cumbersome.
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Re: Slab with Holes

Postby Simon » Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:05 pm

I hope so. I love using drag & drop to place layers into Gimp. So much easier if you keep the folders open rather than having to dig through a file popup.

I just need to google how to do it :) And then any file should be able to be dropped into the right place, OBJ, SVG, Textures, all just drop into place.
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Re: Slab with Holes

Postby franklejp » Mon May 06, 2019 6:40 pm

Will you be able to select more than one disconnected curve (closed or open) to use with the same slab modifier?
Or will you just do one curve and then the other?
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Re: Slab with Holes

Postby Simon » Mon May 06, 2019 7:06 pm

At the momennt you would just start another slab with a disconnected curve to make a separate shape. I've just not quite got round to doing the code for multiple shapes in a single slab - I've researched it, but not coded it yet.
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