I’m new to Rhino and Grasshopper, and am struggling to make a random geode-like pattern on a surface. Mainly with making extrusions from a voronoi that end in a closed point. Any pointers on where to look for tutorials? I’ve attached the grasshopper file if anyone can have a look and tell me where I’m going wrong.
Crystal Wall.gh (16.0 KB)
Thank you for the quick reply, I can’t seem to get gh files to work, I think maybe they use plugins for older versions of Rhino? (I am using Rhino 7). Are those plugins essential for getting any results from grasshopper?
I don’t think plugin are essential for this. I must have used them to generate some input mesh. If you have R7 triRemesh could do the trick to have nice triangular mesh, useful to make the dual (hexagons mainly).
Thanks for the tip, I’m starting to get somewhere, but there’s still a couple of error messages stopping me. Any idea what it is I’m doing wrong? Sorry for being so slow on this its all very new to me!
crystal growth on surface v2 with organic mesh.gh (333.9 KB)
crystal growth on surface v2 with organic mesh.gh (100.3 KB)
You wanted to make too much things? Just plug the output mesh to that! Choose the side, and play with sliders, if too slow double click on the slider to put the value
That is very helpful, thank you. However, I am missing MeshFlip and MeshDual nodes, and although I have installed the necessary plugins, they still do not show up. Would this be because I am in Rhino 7?
Never mind I made sure to unblock everything and it works perfectly! Exactly the kind of thing I was after. Thank you for the quick replies, super helpfull!
Mesh dual is an old script from grasshopper3d.com forum. There are now alternatives to it. Voronoi is quite or exactly the same results.
For Mesh Flip I don’t know where it comes from but it is not mandatory