To draw this apple using (cubic) Bézier curves, the location and number of the anchor points can be varied:
(Apple image: Source)
The two curves cover the apple with some degree of accuracy, they are not perfect and I'm sure there is a better combination.
- How the point locations should be determined to keep their number optimal?
- In the case of this apple, is there an obvious better solution?
Links to reference material are welcome.
The curves have been drawn using Inkscape.