Populate using Mesh controller and FFD

Posted in: All Tutorials, Surface Paneling- Mar 31, 2017 1 Comment

Use Para 3d Mesh-controller and FFD modifier to populate any object on any polygon with quad faces.

Calculate total floor area of a tower

Posted in: All Tutorials- Nov 22, 2014 No Comments

In this video you learn how to calculate the total floor area of a given mass.

Modeling Pencil Office

Posted in: All Tutorials- Jun 25, 2014 5 Comments

In this tutorial we’ll show you how¬†to adjust the spacing of a Linear controller by overriding the index value within the array using a Graph controller; we do this to generate the horizontal bars within the facade. In part II of this video series we discuss about how to distribute the members of a two […]

Get same random value for all items in one dimension

Posted in: All Tutorials, Curve subdivision, Random values- Oct 14, 2013 No Comments

Random controller provides an extensive interface to generating random values in Para 3d. However the challenge is how to use same random value for all members in a same dimension. This video is an example of using variable override controller to control the behavior of random controller.

Following two attractors

Posted in: In Action!- Apr 05, 2013 No Comments

In this video I introduced a new controller in Para 3d V3.0 . Blend controller works just like blend map in 3ds MAX. you provide two different controllers (A and B) and s third controller which controls the blend amount. As blend amount increases from 0 to 1 the result of blend controllers moves from […]

Introducing Parametric Mesh node

Posted in: In Action!- Mar 31, 2013 No Comments

Para 3d v3.0 offers new function which allow users to create parametric meshes by giving a set of vertices. In the beginning of the video I managed to create a SIN curve using math controller and in the second part a parametric mesh creates an envelope connecting the frames.

Parametric trusses using pattern controller

Posted in: In Action!- Mar 30, 2013 No Comments

Pattern controller in Para 3d v3.0 allows users to interweave result of other controllers by user defined pattern, in this video you see how to use the pattern controller to switch between two splines of a curve. The curves themselves belong to another array and a parametric array link controller is extracting them from the […]

Para 3d and time delay in animation

Posted in: All Tutorials, Animation- Oct 15, 2012 No Comments

This video demonstrate use of external link controller and its new functionality in Para 2.8 in creating animations.