Jeff Cantin's 1999 demonstration on Basic Splinemanship is now playing at the top of the forum.

A few features and methodologies have changed over the past 12 years but you owe it to yourself to review this demo.

What is the difference between a Spline and a Patch?
What defines a legal Patch?
Why use Named Groups?
Discover this and a whole lot more via this classic basic splinesmanship demo.

While Jeff doesn't drop into the forum very often these days his website is still active:

Click here to view the demo at A:M Films:'

Stay tuned right after Jeff's Demo for Billy Eggington's classic demonstration of modeling a dog. You've never seen a dog quite like this one!

Note: These demos were recorded in LA at SIGGRAPH '99.