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Can a plane be draped over a 3D object?

jon_smirljon_smirl Member Posts: 15 ✭✭✭✭
I'm designing a plastic font panel with various flat regions of slightly different heights and shapes.  I'd like to connect these areas with a smoothly curving 3D surface.  I'm basically looking for the effect you get from placing a cloth over various objects on a table. The cloth will conform with the tops of the objects and then drape in between them. Loft is sort of what I want, but this seems too complex for loft.

For example - create a rectangle. Place some cylinders and cubes on the rectangle. Now drape a plane over this with it closing against the four sides of the rectangle. Even better would be if I can push or tug on the drapes between the objects to make them look better.  Then suppress the objects and create a shell or thicken. Poke holes where the top of the objects were. That's the part I'm trying to make.

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