[Sidefx-houdini-list] nurbs

Olivier Jeannel facialdeluxe at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 05:44:05 EDT 2015


Stop teatching nurbs and subds, ok, and they are replaced by what ?

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 9:10 AM, Marten Blumen <martyb at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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