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Old 15-03-2009, 04:46 PM   #1
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I have a curve (which was made in Illustrator) and a torus. How do I get the curve to be placed on the side of the Torus, and extrude it a bit, so I get a kind of an emboss effect. How do I do that?

Is this a bump map thing? The goal of this is to make 20 curves distributed in a circle and project them on top of a torus (like the clock with the ornaments).

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I don't think projecting curves onto poly surfaces is possible, nurbs yeah, polys nope. I'd just create geo from that curve, use a bend deformer and make sure it hugs the torus then dupe it along a motion path(I think thats called creating an animation snapshot) that follows the the shape of the torus, in this case a simple nurbs curve would do.
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Thanks for the reply. I'll try with the bend deformer and the animation snapshot.

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