Crafting Parametric Vases in Grasshopper

In this tutorial we dive deeper into the world of polygon modelling techniques within a parametric workflow in order to build a robust and highly customisable definition for vase modelling. We look at driving out definition with a series of inter-related graph mappers, and only partially modelling in order to take advantage of rotational symmetry.

Furthermore, we use low resolution mesh building techniques, so that the models we produce in the end are very cleanly constructed, optimised for subdivision, and easy to transfer into other predominantly mesh based modelling packages such as 3ds Max and Maya.

Pictured below is just an offering of the possibilities of this method that I have implemented on my own accord, showing the true versatility of a well built grasshopper definition.

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