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k-rolina.22
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Registered: ‎02-17-2014
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How to make a seashell in alias

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02-17-2014 10:14 AM

Hi! 

 

I want to make a seashell in Alias, one that looks like the picture I attached. I dont know what they are called

but they look like unicorn horns, or the horns of Narwals, pointy long, spirals. 

Does anyone know how I can do this? 

I would appreciate the help! Thanks!! :smileyvery-happy: 

 

 

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donest
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Re: How to make a seashell in alias

03-07-2014 09:49 AM in reply to: k-rolina.22

I haven't tried, but I imagine that you would first make a spiral that tapers like the shell tapers. You could then use the rail tool with a generation curve at each end that has that grooved look that the shell has. It seems it would require some playing around with the length of those generation curves.

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