Welcome to the Beginners section!

Designed especially for those new to Grasshopper, here you’ll find step-by-step tutorials that not only introduce you to the basics but also reveal invaluable tips and tricks.

Navigate your initial learning curve with ease and confidence by delving into these beginner-friendly lessons.

Latest beginners tutorials

Origami Roof

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, you will learn how to use the Crane plugin to model a folded plate structure parametrically.

Voronoi Wall

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, you will learn how to model a parametric Voronoi wall inspired by Vertico's Voronoi Wall.

Tween Sections

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, you will learn how to create a parametric wall using graph mappers to control the tween curves.

Voronoi Ring

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, you will learn how to design a voronoi ring and convert the cells into a singular mesh using the Dendro plugin.

Landscape Paths

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, we will design a simple landscape by defining paths as lines and converting the area into hexagonal pattern divisions.

Metaball Course

In this Grasshopper course, you will learn how to use the Metaball component in seven different design situations.

Dispatch Structure

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, you can design a parametric structure by defining only 3 points and the number of divisions and using the dispatch technique.

Wall Art

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, you'll learn how to model a parametric wall art using just two curves. Additionally, you can utilize the Kangaroo plugin to inflate the base surface for added depth and dimension.

Minimal Surface

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, you can design a parametric minimal surface by simply defining a series of curves using the Kangaroo plugin.

Parameric Roof

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, you'll discover how to relax a mesh over a series of lofted solids to construct a parametric roof.

Recrusive Split

In this Rhino Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, you will learn how to model a recursive splitting algorithm inside any closed boundary using the Anemone plugin.

Box Ring

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, you can learn how to model a parametric box ring from scratch without using any plugins.

Sphere Collide

In this Grasshopper Tutorial for beginners you will learn how to use the Sphere collide component to generate evenly distributed holes on a NURBS surface.

Multipipe Kangaroo

In this Grasshopper Kangaroo tutorial, we will learn how to create a mesh with controllable anchor points and n-gon polygons.

Parametric Building

You can convert a series of planar closed curve boundaries into a Quad Remesh using this free Grasshopper Script.

Parametric Bench

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, we will model the parametric cantilever bench step-by-step and also create a twisted cantilever from scratch.

In this Grasshopper Architecture tutorial, we will model a parametric facade with vertical elements controlled either by random lengths or a NURBS curve.

In this short Grasshopper tutorial, we will learn how to convert an image into a series of NURBS curves using the Image Sampler component.

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, we will create a parametric shade for a series of rectangular windows and then analyze their shadow projection using the Ladybug plugin.

Parametric Louvers

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, we will model a parametric louver facade from scratch using native Grasshopper components.

Point Attractor Mesh

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, we will model a parametric mesh using a series of point attractors and by utilizing graph mappers.

Triangular Field

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, we will model a series of rotating triangles inside a boundary by using the field component.

Space Frame

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, we will model a 3D spaceframe structure on a NURBS surface by using the native Grasshopper components.

Rotating Lines

In this Rhino Grasshopper Tutorial we are going to learn how to make a series of rotating lines around two circles.

One Row Mesh

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, we are going to extract a single row of mesh near the naked edges of a quad-mesh dome.

Paneling Pipes

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we are going to convert a NURBS surface into a series of panels and connecting pipes.

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, for fast visualization, we will convert a series of NURBS surfaces, serving as the facade, into windows based on their length.

Thicken Floor

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we are going to examine a technique that allows you to add thickness to the floors and roofs of a series of stacked solids, preparing them for more detailed building design.

Parametric Building

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, we will model a parametric building by defining a base curve, scaling number, and count.

Spatial Deform Solid

In this Grasshopper tutorial for beginners, we will explore the Spatial Deform component and learn how to design a solid using Graph Mappers and Loft.

Module Morph

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we will learn how to create the ‘Module Morph’ component in Grasshopper and understand how it can assist us in designing using a module and a target curve.

Star Dome

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we are going to review an algorithm that can generate an Islamic star pattern on a circular dome.

Deformed Frame

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we are going to review an algorithm that can help you deform the frame of a four-sided window and also transform a simple window from the ground level, adding details within the frames.