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Dress Design in curvy using lofts

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 6:11 am
by sculptor
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made with curvy lofts
render bryce

lofts make very quick clothing and are a bit more like cutting out cloth
curves can be moved, rotated,resized and reshaped
some curvy functions will remove the control curves so save often to different named files


note :- you may come across a little bug in curvy when using "REDRAW AS "
if the line is straight and its endpoints are on the same y co-ordinate it may not respond to the command.
if you use the soft move tool to slightly distort the line it will then respond.

feature request:- it would be nice to be able to copy curves between lofts so to be able to more easily butt two lofts together :)

big note: you can work with normal curvy lathes instead of lofts if you switch off end caps and switch on double sided
there are lots of ways to use curvy :D


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Re: Dress Design in curvy using lofts

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 10:26 am
by Simon
That is some smart loft usage.

Copying a curve onto the clipboard and then being able to paste it into a different object, or perhaps overwrite an existing curve in a different object would be very handy - and perhaps might open the way to other interesting techniques such as drawing a curve on the surface of an object and then using that curve to make a loft/line that matches the original shape.

Re: Dress Design in curvy using lofts

PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2014 3:08 am
by sculptor
Hi Simon
copying and pasting curves between objects would open up all sorts of possibilities including
importing very precise lines from a simple drawing app. Maybe even a little child window workshop ?
cheers

Re: Dress Design in curvy using lofts

PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2016 8:56 am
by Jamie97
sculptor wrote:made with curvy lofts
render bryce

lofts make very quick private label clothing manufacturers and are a bit more like cutting out cloth
curves can be moved, rotated,resized and reshaped
some curvy functions will remove the control curves so save often to different named files



Wow, Beautiful work.
Can you please share step by step process to create this.
Please Reply soon :roll: . Thanks

Re: Dress Design in curvy using lofts

PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2016 10:59 am
by Simon
To get you started here is the beginner tutorial on lofts:
http://www.curvy3d.com/docs3.0/create-object-tutorials-loft-tutorials.html

Re: Dress Design in curvy using lofts

PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:28 am
by pumkin
Hi,
I am new here from California and I am trying to make an A-line dress and your beginner guide really helped me. I want to know if I want to give more flow to the skirt what should i do? Take large fabric?

Re: Dress Design in curvy using lofts

PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2016 10:12 am
by Simon
Once you have made the loft skirt, you can further shape the model using the normal warp/sculpt tools, this way you can bend and sweep the skirt to make the shape more natural.