Splines and NURBS



Using slpines and NURBS for modeling.

We are going to look at how to create 3D models using splines and NURBS. Up to this point we have only looked at prebuilt geometric primitives. With splines and NURBS we can create many more models.

Lesson Time

5 Minutes
20 Minutes
Guided Practice
85 Minutes
Independent Practice
110 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • Post-Secondary
  • Adult

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to demonstrate how the four types of object generators can be used to create a 3D model.
  • Students will be able to determine the correct shape and positioning of splines to generate a 3D model.

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