Primitives

Reference

Mode

Object Mode and Edit Mode

Panel

Tool Shelf ‣ Create ‣ Add Primitive/Surface

Menu

Add ‣ Surface

Hotkey

Shift-A

To help get started in creating surfaces there are four preset NURBS surfaces, found in the Add ‣ Surface ‣ NURBS Surface, NURBS Tube, NURBS Sphere and NURBS Torus.

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NURBS surface primitives.

There are also two preset NURBS surface curves (with only one control point on each V row): NURBS Curve and NURBS Circle.

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NURBS curve primitives.

Note how a circle NURBS surface is never filled, unlike its „real“ curve counterpart…

Common Options

Radius, Align to View, Location, Rotation

See Common Object Options.