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How to draw a winding on a toroid of a circular cross section?

How to draw a toroidal winding, when the wire has a circular cross section and the toroidal core has a circular cross section, as depicted on the picture below ? The shadings are not important. The ...
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Perspective 3D mapping for Top and Bottom view in Adobe Illustrator?

Creating a 3D Extrude & Bevel of a package in Adobe Illustrator, how can I reach the same angle and perspective for Top View and Bottom View of the same object? I can set the same Y and Z values, ...
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exporting Cinema 4D to PowerPoint

I want to make the most of using 3D models in PowerPoint, and I'm looking for a good workflow for this with Cinema 4D. Specifically, I'd like to know the ideal file type (.fbx, .obj or something else)...
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Set scale of object by giving distance between two points

Is there any 3D modeling program (Blender, Meshmixer, etc.) that has this function: Select two points Give the program a dimension Program will scale model entire model proportionally, so that the ...
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Transfer Attributes not transfering UVs [Maya]

I'm trying to retopologize an asset (a sweater) created in Marvelous Designer using Maya 2019. Following a tutorial, I created a new flat mesh on top of the original flattened mesh and adjusted the ...
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can you make textures in magicavoxel?

I'm working on a project that allows the player to purchase different skins. Can you make textures in MagicaVoxel? If not what are some good programs to make textures? I aiming to make blocky 3d ...
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How can I export this .ai file to SVG while maintaining full shape

I have the following hand drawn .ai file that I would like to convert to SVG for 3d printing with tinkercad. when I save as SVG however there is some clipping done to the paths and it turns out like: ...
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How to create embossed text in Cinema 4D. See example

How to create embossed text in Cinema 4D. See example
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Lighting setup for C4D

I'm learning lighting now and was curious how this pictures was made, maybe someone have idea what kind of light scheme used here
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Which is the best software to create 3D mockup from scratch? [duplicate]

I am always get stuck when I have to create a specific position/view/custom mockup. I want to design the mockup very realistic like the image. I can't find any options to create such mockup but I am ...
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How can I achieve similar lights for this 3D object?

The left one is my turn on recreating the image seen on the right. I've found quite similar aluminum/metal material and played with the bevel to make it as similar as I could, but I can't replicate ...
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How can I shoot huge cliffs for photogrammetry?

I'm not an expert of photogrammetry, but I'd like to know if there is a specific shooting method for large objects in order to use them into 3D apps. I'm not talking about textures, but capturing pure ...
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How to recreate this graphic? Cinema 4D, Illustrator or Photoshop? [duplicate]

I would love to recreate this black an white graphic. I guess the best way is to model it in Cinema 4D, export it to photoshop and put the dots on a smart object? How would you guys do it? Thanks a ...
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Sources for beautiful 3D models of humans

I can't seem to find beautiful models of humans in 3D. Here are some examples of what I am looking for. Where can I find models such as these?
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How to create 3D effect (relief) in lines (adobe illustrator)

How can you create this 3D rilief looking effect in lines like there is an object laying underneath. This question might already being asked on the forum, But can't find it.. Edit: Someone mentioned ...
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Creating a 3D Carousel in Figma

I'm a relative beginner attempting to create a 3D Carousel in Figma, I'm looking for any resources or tips that could be of assistance. Through searching I've sort of mapped out the steps this would ...
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How to make this “bumpy sphere” shape in C4D?

I'm new to Cinema 4D, but I can't figure out how to make this kind of shape. (Currently I have a spikey ball I made by selecting points and jutting them out. Can anyone point me in the right direction?...
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How can I paint equirectangular (360 degree) images?

I am creating a web-based virtual reality video game using A-frame. The a-sky element requires an equirectangular image to fit into the sky of the game. I want this sky to be outer space, which is ...
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Adding texts with 3d perspective

I am new to AI and trying to write some texts on the buttons of the keyboard in the attached image: I would like to add few letters on the buttons with missing letters in such a way they look similar ...
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Bulge in the center of a bit of text

I'd like to create a bulge in a section of text that makes it looks like a sphere is pushing through. The below image is kind of what I'm going for. I would really appreciate any help on this.
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How to wrap a label to scale around a cylinder using photoshop 3D tools

I am trying to super impose a label design onto a jar label. But I'm tired of using the warp tool, and I need to make use of photoshops 3D tools. The photo already has an existing white label in the ...
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Illustrator: How to draw a 3D treasure chest? or How to add details to a 3D object?

I'm trying to create a vector graphic of a traditional cartoon style lockbox/treasure chest. First, I created a simple (side-view) cross-section using basic shapes: The I used the 3D Extrude & ...
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What software & method did Uber's design team use to create this graphic?

My company is trying to move into machine learning & we'd love to replicate an image like this for our debut product. If anyone has an idea as to what software Uber used, that would be helpful. I'...
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Which drawing technique should I take when learning to draw?

I'm a completely beginner who want to learn 3D Modelling. From what I learned from some online document, I at least need basic drawing skill, which could help me a lot for learning 3D Modelling. When ...
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2D illustration to animate into 3D gif? [closed]

How can I create any 2D animation to do this type of animation? What programs can I use? I am looking to make a flat, circular-bound illustration into a 3D coin (with a different back) and rotate ...
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When is best to model in eyes in 3D? [closed]

I am creating my first 3D model in C4D (arachnid from Starship Troopers) and my thought was to get the basic shape down before adding greater detail - including the eye holes... or should this be done ...
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How should I moderate my use of Bloom?

I'm making a top-down shooter in Unity, and a.t.m. I'm designing the main menu. So earlier on I asked a friend if this was a good UI, and he said it hurt his eyes: How do I prevent this from ...
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What is this style of mixing 3D elements with 2D elements and perspective called?

I'm curious if there’s a specific term for this style.
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Difference between traditional and digital 3D

What is the basic difference between traditional 3D and digital 3D? As you'll be seeing in the attachment, it is used on major sites like artstation! www.artstation.com
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3D effect on text - How to do it?

I have a text (see picture below) on a page that has been tilted some 45 degrees and then expanded down in a cylindrical fashion to form a 3D effect. I would like to ask you for help to identify how ...
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How to save 3D PhotoShop text and imaging as PNG or GIF…?

I've been working with PhotoShop for awhile. This has been the first time I've tried to save an image as a PNG or GIF and had it be an unavailable as a save file format. Did some research, I believe ...
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How can I create an elliptic torus in indesign?

I know how to create a 3D torus in Adobe Indesign, this shape is generated by revolving a circle about an axis. But how can I make an elongated/elliptical torus using Indesign, still with a circular ...
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Are there any free programs that will allow me to convert 3d files exported from Photoshop into Blender?

The title says it all. I've created a simple heart shaped extrusion in Photoshop that I'd like to import into Blender for editing. So far none of the file formats I've exported to (from the ps side) ...
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Photoshop - 3D Text extrusion color gradient on all sides but outline on front only

I'm after a 3d text like the katagana pictured here: I don't need the glossy/glare effects, but I want to some how achieve having a similar outline effect (white outline like above example) and a ...
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Export Model Textures Per Face

(Note that as far as attempts go, I can't find anything that helps me) I have a 3D polygon, and for simplicity's sake it's going to be the one below: It is textured using the UV map below: Side ...
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How to convert from 3D STL to 2D SVG?

I found some STL files for a 3D printer, which are mainly linear extrusions of a 2D shape: I would rather cut on a laser cutter. How can I convert them to a 2D SVG file?
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How do I edit a shape that has been filled with a pattern in Illustrator? [duplicate]

I am trying to make a 3D brick wall to fit in a certain shape. I have made a brick pattern > expanded it > used the perspective grid tool for perspective (I have also tried warping). Once I have the ...
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Blender vs Cinema 4d Modelling

I'm currently considering switching from Cinema 4D to Blender, mostly because of modelling features. I downloaded the following blender model and imported it in C4D. This is all one single object and ...
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How to design simple highway?

I'm looking for is a website or software to design 3D or 2D draft for a highway. Like this one: Or this: My main intention is to draw a highway with exits, road signs, ground directions signs, ...
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Do 3D modellers get to keep their models?

So after a modeller has finished their work on a game or a CGI asset in a film, is the person who created the model allowed to keep said asset once the project is completed?
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How to make 3d objects in illustrator with just a stroke

I'm trying to make isometric figures in illustrator, but drawing themselves are a really hard job to do just by the eye. For example I want a "T" drawn shape to be like the right one (I made this ...
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Photoshop: How to reverse normals of 3d layer?

I am using Photoshop CS5 and created a cylinder 3d layer (3D -> New Shape from Layer) from a seamless clouds texture. I wanted the image to be warped like a tube, and succeeded, but the tube is convex;...
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How can you achieve realistic closeup perspective in Photoshop using 3D Postcard feature?

I'm trying to achieve this look in Photoshop 3D, but I am struggling to get the perspective to look realistic. I create 3D Postcards from screenshots of software I am trying to showcase. I have ...
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Extrude multi-layer with different depths

Is there any way to extrude multiple layers with different depths? I was trying to extrude a 2D to 3D using .dxf file and encounter the following problems: The extrusion is only possible for one ...
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In Illustrator is it possible to remove/hide the wireframe outlines but keep the body of a 3D extruded object?

For reference I've attached a screenshot of what I'm talking about. I've extruded this object and applied gradients to it, but now I want to remove the black lines that form the wireframe but keep the ...
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3ds Max Strap / bandage animation problem

Below is the image of what I am trying to achieve. My client wants me to create animations of character applying multiple straps or bandage in various ways. I've tried Normal rigging / spline IK / ...
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Looking for way to sell 3D models without sharing my personal info [closed]

I've been practicing 3D modelling for a few months now. I want to find a way to sell models, maybe make models on commission. However, at least at the beginning I don't want to do this using my real ...
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How can I increase the quality of my VRay render in rhino?

I have tried rendering an image several times in VRay using the denoiser and setting the render output to very high but I still keep getting a pixilated image. I have run renders before that have been ...
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Should I use digital 2D animation for animating human characters or move on to 3D animation? [closed]

I am trying to make a digital animation which initially planned to be a 2D/3D hybrid with the animation of human characters done in digital 2D while vehicles and certain machineries are done with 3D ...
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What softwares do I have to use to make a 3D spinning globe video to represent data like this video? [closed]

I am wanting to create a 3D spinning globe video to represent historical data like in this video by Business Insider, but I don't know what softwares will I have to use to create such a video. So I ...