I'd like to make a ring with curves...

Hello

I’d like to make some sort of a (wedding) ring with curves by extruding along a path because you have later less difficulties to change form and size of it. As we all know there is going to happen a classic bug when the profil passes the y-axis and turns 180°,like in tutorial (http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:Manual/Modelling/Curves). Has anyone an idea? I have already tried to subdivide further and to rotate the path with the T-Hotkey that made it looking better but this “180°border” stays…
In the picture I turned everywhere so the flat side is inside and the bent side is outside.

I’d appreciate any help

Thanks in advance

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search the forum for rings

there are severals good thread on this subject with engraving

and you can also check out the yafaray suite for theses rings

http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?t=160256&page=3

hope it helps

Well first of all I’d like to get the ring complete, meaning is there a chance to reach this aim with curves properly? Or is it necessary to spin ?

why do you want the curve to be 3D i you’re only making a ring?

Hi,

Have attached an example file which uses curves to make a ring.

  1. Add Bezier Circle
  2. Add second Bezier Circle and scale down
  3. Select first Bezier Circle
  4. Under Curve and Surface panel in BevOb type CurveCircle.001
  5. This should produce a ring.

If you wish to rotate the ring only do so in Object mode.

Hope this helps?

Kindest Regards,

Pixeltwister

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Ring 001.blend (132 KB)