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Questions tagged [3d]

Questions about 3D graphics, modeling, design and compositing.

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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 ...
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How to create a sphere with a web on it

I am trying to recreate this sphere with webbing on it in Illustrator. I tried a lot of things but I can't get the same outcome. I think I am overthinking it but I can't seem to figure it out. Could ...
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How to give a realistic 3D perspective to a 2D oval shape with zig zag effect pattern

Hello all, I am a illustrator noob who's trying to punch above it's weight too soon. I am trying to draw an oval park which has an oval fence around it. The fence should follow the motive you can see ...
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Black and white spots

I'm very new to Photoshop I'm facing some problem in post-production. I'm getting wired black spots while I'm working on the 32-bit channel. When I convert my 32bit to 16bit channel using a smart ...
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Automatically generate UVs for a given 3D model

Is there a tool/command that can automatically unwrap/generate UV for a given 3D model? We have an .obj file that comes from a 3D camera. But it comes without UVs. I heard that MeshLab can do it. ...
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How can I reapply a texture to the new modified mesh after using the bevel modifier in 3DS Max?

See the screenshot attached. The rainbow texture was applied to a very thin half-circle as you can see. After bevelling, I was able to make the semi-circle wider as intended but the texture "has not ...
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How to created 3d text with square ridged border in Photoshop

I want to make 3d text in photoshop that has a thick square border, with a different color than the text, very similar to this: I've been playing with these contour settings: But this is the closest ...
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Different representations for 3D objects explanation

I'm having a hard time understanding the differences between the different representations of 3d objects following this slide (full video) (The segment is this one) Reading the corresponding wiki ...
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Is there a 3D modeller that Auto-generates models from blueprints?

Could there be a 3D modeller that can generate a 3D model from a blueprint or reference image where the blueprint shows at least two different perspectives of the object, so the modeller uses some ...
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How to make a curve when having a corner?

Let's say a table or something that is made from a cube. I have the corners of the table and I want to make them more circular. How is this made? I know bevel technique that can make it a bit more ...
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What graphics program to use to make 3D scientific illustrations for journal articles? [closed]

I am trying to plot a 3D figure for scientific illustration. Does anyone knows the software type to use to plot graphic illustration such as I would like to reproduced some parts of this figure and ...
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Designing a custom font for WebGL

Wondering if it's even useful to design a font using a tool such as font-forge if you are just going to use the font in a 3D environment such as with Three.js. It seems as though the font-file isn't ...
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How do I remove/hide a window containing stock models in ZBrush?

I am using a trial version. I just want to know how can I get this annoying window out of the way. I tried searching the Internet, but to no avail. I am talking about this menu/window circled in ...
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Creating 3D book cover mockups from scratch

You very often see 3D mockups of books that look realistic enough to pass for a photo of the book at a glance. They’re a great way to make a flat front page come to life, and it’s no wonder they’re ...
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Unnecessary lines after aplying 3D effects in Illustrator - how to get rid of them?

After applying 3D effects I have now many extra lines. I want to leave only the contour lines and delete the rest. I've tried pathfinder options but no luck.
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How to make this cartoon look? Photoshop filters

Ok, basically I have 3d renders that I need to make look like concept art, like simple colored vectors that have CLEAN, hard edges like https://dribbble.com/shots/3232637-Hip-hop-dude I dont want to ...
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What free software do you recommend for simple furniture visualization?

I'd like to make 3D visualization of a single piece of furniture with a white background, much like in the examples below: What software, preferably free, would you recommend?
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How to create a line connecting two spheres in Blender / C4D?

I need to create something like this in 3D, i.e. a set of spheres connected with a straight line. I know I can create each line individually, but is it possible to create a connector so that whenever ...
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How to make the 3D extrusion smooth in Photoshop?

I'm trying to make a rounded 3D cube in photoshop: The right one is what i wanted to replicate in Photoshop, the left one is what i could do using the 3D feature in Photoshop (3D -> New extrusion 3D ...
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3D software with easy human character personalization

I was thinking in a 3D software with some human model with these features: Change joints positions (to create any posture easily) Change gender Change skeleton (to make it taller, bigger hands, etc) ...
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What is this texture called and where should be connected?

Where should this red texture be connected ? MORE INFO: https://polycount.com/discussion/comment/2639508#Comment_2639508