Knotus

by Helb4 in Scripts and Addons


What is Knotus?

Knotus is an add-on that includes many assets and materials to easily create strings and knots. You can create hard-to-knot knots, slip knots, icicle hitches, and more with just a few clicks. You can also easily create pipes and cables from edge polygons.

Blender version 2.8+


Features

  • Asset library - over 100 knots and a few materials.
  • Preset string shapes
  • Ability to edit free mesh shapes
  • Free Tube - Create a pipeline from edge polygons with one click.
  • Texture size - 1K to 4K available
  • Auto Displace - Automatic switching of Displace Modifire in EEVEE and Displace node in Cycles.



Installation


  1. Download the "Knotus" add-on and "KTP"(Knotus Texture Pack).
  2. Unzip the "KTP.zip"
  3. Edit->Preferences->Add-ons->Install "Knotus"
  4. Texture Filepath : Select "KTP" folder that you just unzipped.


Load Assets


  • Add New Knot - Load the Knotus guide object.
  • Remove Knot - Deletes a Knotus object.


Single Knot


Consecutive Knot

  • Array Count - Set the number of consecutive times.



Convert to Knot


  • Converts a Collection instance to a Base object and a Curve object.


Operation


  • Cursor icon - Select / Unselect.
  • Display Icon - Display On / Off.
  • Camera icon - Rendering On / Off.
  • Switch Select - Toggle object and curve selection.


Preset



Free Tube

You can freely create pipelines from objects with only edge polygons.The created objects can be edited with Edit Knot Mesh and Materials can also be edited.



Edit Knot Mesh




Material



  • Auto Displace -¬†Automatic switching of Displace Modifire in EEVEE and Displace node in Cycles.



Known Issues

  • Some items in the Operation Menu do not function properly.


Future plans

  • v1.1 - Free colouring materials.
  • v1.2 - Sci-fi cable material and more Materials.

Sales 20+
Customer Ratings 1
Average Rating
Published 6 days ago
Software Version 2.83, 2.9, 2.91, 2.92, 2.93
License GPL
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Tags: tube, rope, knot, Hitch