algorithmic modeling for Rhino

About Grasshopper...

For designers who are exploring new shapes using generative algorithms, Grasshopper® is a graphical algorithm editor tightly integrated with Rhino’s 3-D modeling tools. Unlike RhinoScript, Grasshopper requires no knowledge of programming or scripting, but still allows designers to build form generators from the simple to the awe-inspiring.

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There are many resources available to learn more about Grasshopper. 


Andy Payne has published a manual to help people get a basic understanding of Grasshopper. This primer and other tutorials are available on our Tutorials page...

ModeLab has uploaded a lot of quality webinars and tutorials on their website, be sure to check them out.

Also, check out these tutorial videos...

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nikos tzar replied to Eric Lawler's discussion 3D shape from image?
"Hi Eric, the image sampler can extract several data from an image which you can then use to create your geometry. This is just an example that creates a grid of points, calculates the image brightness for each corresponding point, raises each point…"
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