More Complex Surfaces

  • Ian Stephenson
Part of the Essential Series book series (ES)


While objects like spheres and cones have allowed us to create elegant geometry from a small number of simple commands, we clearly need more flexible surfaces that will allow us to model a wider range of shapes. In this chapter we will introduce a number of surface types that allow you to create almost any form of object.


Curve Surface Simple Polygon NURBS Surface Simple Command Flexible Surface 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Stephenson
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  1. 1.National Centre for Computer AnimationBournemouth UniversityPooleUK

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