How to model calla flower like this on pictures??


I gave it go and here is what I came up with. I hope you like it.

Calla Lily

*** Note *** I am running Windows and SolidWorks on a mac and don't know how to take a screen shot. I attempted to make a video to show how I made the flower but the video does not show the feature tree or my mouse where I was trying to point to things. I hope between the video and these steps you can get an idea of how I made this flower.

  1. Step 1:

    -I opened up a new sketch and place the picture of the flower in the back ground.

  2. Step 2:

    -then I traced a profile on one side of the petal with the spline tool.

  3. Step 3:

    -I did an offset entities and then closed the ends with short line segments.

  4. Step 4:

    -in a new sketch I made a spiral to the shape of the petals.

  5. Step 5:

    -pierce the two sketches together and do a sweep.

  6. Step 6:

    -I then made a plane that bisected where the petals overlap and drew a profile of an arc. This was used to cut away the petals to give the flower the proper shape.

  7. Step 7:

    -Added various fillets to shape and cleanup the petals

  8. Step 8:

    -sketch of a circle at base of petal

  9. Step 9:

    -sketch of smaller circle where top of pistol should end

  10. Step 10:

    -profile sketch between two circles

  11. Step 11:

    -loft using the above three sketches.

  12. Step 12:

    -The top face of pistol cleaned up with a fillet

  13. Step 13:

    -Made a circle below the petal and pistol and did a simple extrude boss down for the strait part of the stem

  14. Step 14:

    -Made a circle at the base of the petal and stem (that would merge all the bodies)

  15. Step 15:

    -created four guide curves from the circle to the top of the extruded boss and made a loft.

  16. Step 16:

    -cleaned up steam with fillets

  17. Step 17:



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