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20-10-2015, 03:46 AM   #1
TeterPran
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Nurbs (Curves?) and Birail 2 problem!!
Hi

I'm learning maya in college right now and i'm having a problem with a project at the moment.

I basically must use curves ( or nurbs I don't even know anymore ) to buid this completely. I have to build this thing:
http://www.jeremielaflamme.com/cours...ign/index.html
and i'm at the part of Birail 2 , this here:
http://www.jeremielaflamme.com/cours...n/Birail2.html
Also, i'm sorry the tutorial are in french but following the images should be enough to understand my problem I think.

So far, I can do the Birail 2 on 1/4 of my cylinder form however I can't Birail 2 on the second 1/4.
http://imgur.com/L7yB7Og
http://imgur.com/xgR90UL
http://imgur.com/iCA3fTQ

It's basically birailing on the other 3 quarters but not the quarter that I want.
http://imgur.com/p5XtKbW
Please help!!!
I've been learning to use polygons and I actually got very comfortable with it but suddently my teachers told us to forget everything about polygons and learn nurbs instead. I'm about to pull my hair out.

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20-10-2015, 07:45 AM   #2
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Im no nurbs expert but it does look like the top half surface is facing in the wrong direction, try selecting those and change the surface direction..................dave
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20-10-2015, 04:56 PM   #3
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I'm not sure what do you mean by "top half surface"... I tried to inverse the direction of the piece that doesnt work but its hopeless

http://imgur.com/U2yN6gf
http://imgur.com/4D1EI1w
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