CV Curves in Maya

CV Curves in Maya

Location:  CREATE – CV CURVE  TOOL

Curve degree:  1Linear, 2, 3Cubic,  3Bezier, 5, 7

Knot spacing:  Uniform, Chord length, Multiple End knots

Purple squares are CV points.
Brown X s are knots.

How do you add more CV knots to the CV Curve?

Right click and select CURVE POINT
Click on the curve where you want to insert the CV (you will see a yellow point)
Surfaces Menu Set – Edit Curves – Insert Knot (make sure it says at selection point in the options box)
NOTE:  Right click on the curve and select Control Vertex in order to see your new point.