[Sidefx-houdini-list] nurbs

Marten Blumen martyb at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 04:10:58 EDT 2015


The death of Nurbs is premature; Michael of Moi3d has kept developing the
tech into quite a powerful toolset.

Moment of Inspiration:
http://moi3d.com

On 20 March 2015 at 17:31, François Duchesneau <sidefx at trinix.ca> wrote:

> I must admit I don't use nurbs surfaces as much as I did before but I
> still use nurbs curves a lot, even though I often convert it to polygon
> lines at some point in the branch. That's the beauty of Houdini to convert
> from one format to the other to get the most of it all.
>
> I would find it weak that someone has never heard about nurbs. Even if
> they don't need to be able to model a face out of nurbs patches, at least
> they should be able to understand the concept.
>
> Francois
>
>
> On 03/19/2015 05:12 PM, jim at rutherfordfx.com wrote:
>
>> Hey
>> I need a little help with an issue here at the college.  I recognize
>> that nurbs aren't used a lot for modeling and a lot of people haven't
>> had to look at them in ages...but..I still use them for lots of things.
>> However I am being told to stop teaching nurbs since they are obselete.
>> Can you tell me how you are using nurbs?  I need people to stand up for
>> the poor old nurb.  Or just slag them off! Whatever. Of note, I'm also
>> being told to stop teaching sub's.
>> Jim Rutherford
>> Professor, St. Clair College
>>
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] nurbs
>> From: <jim at rutherfordfx.com>
>> Date: Thu, March 19, 2015 2:11 pm
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