Tiling Surfaces





In order to properly orient the tiles at each point on the surface by the normal at that point, firstly the reference surface is offsetted. Finding the vector between the centroids by connecting them with a line gives us a base vector, as the line is interpreted as the base vector.



The point intersections from the base grid are then projected onto the secondary surface, and the same process of connecting the points to find the vector in between is done to get the normals.



The tile is then moved to each point intersection and oriented with the new normals, which results in all of the tiles oriented to the curvature of the reference surface.



Some of the main components used were Offset Surface, Vector from Two Points, Project Points, and Orient Direction.