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

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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 to make Photoshop CS6 render a 2D text into 3D?

I have a 2D logo that I would like to render 3D using Photoshop CS6. I have gone as far as using new 3D extrusion from current selection. However, once the 3D shadow is made, it looks black. I'd ...
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How to design something like this?

The shadows and the textured background. I have been trying to work on the adding noise in solid colour but have not been able to get the exact texture like this.
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What is meant exactly by 'Deformable Mesh Area'? (context: Was Reading when/when not to use triangles) [migrated]

I have been learning basic modelling and texturing using Maya. I read many times to avoid using Tris and I can see why sometimes I get pinches or the edge flow breaks down. But I was reading this ...
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UV problem with Soda Can (Maya Beginner)

Hi all I am making a Coke Can in Maya. I want to UV map it so I can add the texture of different sodas to it. I thought i was careful to use only one mesh and not have it all split into different ...
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How to simplify 3D mesh object in an OBJ file

I have several complex 3D mesh items in an .OBJ file. It shows a facility area of an oil and gas platform. Most of the items are complex and it consists of many nested 3D mesh in it. For example, I ...
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Convert 3D plane of image into 2D image to be used as texture in blender

I'd like to take a section of the flooring (a section with no furniture on it) from the image below which has a perspective and convert it to a 2D image which I can then use as a texture file in a 3D ...
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How to make a pile of 3-D objects like this?

I'm new to Photoshop, and I was wondering how I would be able to create something like this but with real planets. What would be my best option to create this?
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Material visibility when rotating viewport

I set the material for unity-chan (https://assetstore.unity.com/packages/3d/characters/unity-chan-model-18705) When I set the eye material and rotate the viewport, the eye material disappear. How to ...
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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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How can I remove a transparent interface in a 3D extrusion in Adobe Illustrator?

I created a 3D structure with three layers in Adobe Illustrator using the Extrude & Bevel effect. It consists of three slabs (orange and transparent, then grey and opaque and blue and transparent),...
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How are modern cartoons animated, more or less?

I'm talking like The Simpsons, Family Guy, etc. These shows blend 2-D and 3-D together, and are very high quality or "sharp", and they're not manually animated by hand much, if at all. In some ...
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Outdoor light simulation program

For a project I want to model a outdoor light scene. Therefore I'm looking for an easy way to produce basic 3D objects and simulate sunlight over the day. Thus program should be able to: Create ...
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Cinema 4D Generative Plane using audio file

In Cinema 4D I am looking to create an object that is developed through audio file. As the song plays I want it to displace the shape and by the end give me an object that is deformed by the music. I ...
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how to fix graphic designing illustrator 3d effects problem

illustrator is not responding when start to work with effects option 3d to change my logo into3d can you please guide me
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How can you convert a 2D image into a rotating 3D image using Photoshop CS5 Extended? Can it be done?

I'm still a beginner to Photoshop and every time I look up how to do this, only tutorials for after effects which I don't have and would honestly like to avoid pop up. I'd be really grateful if ...
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Create cylinder with bones?

I'm trying to build a segmented cylinder (r3xh6) in 3DS Max and attach bones to it so that it can essentially function like a rope fora game I'm working on. The only way I can figure out how to do ...
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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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Is there a tool that can create a 3D model of a face from a photograph?

I am looking for something that is good at recognizing faces and create a 3D model from a 2D photo, especially when the face is slightly turned, like those portraits which have the subject looking to ...
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PS CS6: Texture Painting on a 3d model

I've been using Photoshop proper for quite a while, but have just recently started working with the 3d aspect. I have some tileable 2d images as source (human skin) and some importable 3d models ...
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Intersect mesh and a flat surface in Rhinoceros

I have a big mesh object and I'd like to generate a line that copies the intersection between my mesh and a flat surface that passes through that mesh. I cannot convert mesh to polysurface. I tried ...
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Photoshop - Creating a prefab 3d rectangle for use in 2.5d game development

I'm semi new to Photoshop, so my terminology may be lacking which might be why I'm having problem locating anything on Google. What I'm curious is *if a prefab can be designed for a 3d square/...
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Creating a 3d illusion pattern

I want to make a pattern to etch on a table with a laser. What I want to do is start by generating a repeating pattern and then bend it in a way that makes it look like it's going in and out of the ...
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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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What is the easy way to render a 2D cadastral plan in 3D?

Is there an easy way to render a plan like this : Cadastral plan exemple In simple 3D, just to show the shadows ? With Sketchup for example ? Like an automatic image trace, where I define the ...
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White lines appearing in 3D extruded text

I just began learning illustrator so please excuse my ignorance. I created this design in illustrator: My question pertains to the cause and fix of the white lines appearing on the text: I exported ...
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How to scale/rotate vertexes/edges/faces around a point in 3DS Max?

When using Blender, you have a "3d cursor", that you can put it on a location and then make an operation like scale and rotate around that point. Can I do the same in 3DS Max? When that point is ...
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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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What kind of program can I use to make the following image?

Wondering how I can produce the same effect as the following image:
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Wrapping custom symbols around your drawing in Inkscape

In Adobe illustrator, one can create a custom symbol and then wrap it around any surface (say a face of a rectangle or a sphere). This feature is most likely under the advanced option of 3D and Bevel ...
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Trying to design a 3D sheet in inkscape

I am trying to obtain this effect of layered structure on the series of spheres that I have drawn. But skewing and rotating the spheres aren't resulting in the desired effect. Any hint on how do I go ...
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Best way to paint on a texture map?

Let's say I've got a UV map with defined edges of the certain elements of an object and white lines inside those edges. What is the best way to paint upon that? It seems a little bit unnatural (as I'm ...
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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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Apply custom modifications to the model in 3D software and export the TGA

My problem might not be quite clear from the title so it needs some further explanation here. I'm not limited to using Adobe Dimension that's just one piece of the software I'm trying out. What I want ...
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Cinema 4D Chrome Type

I'm fairly confident that this effect (shown below) is achieved in photoshop rather than 'proper' 3d software, however if I wanted to achieve it in Cinema 4D, how would I go about doing it? The ...
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Illustrator 3D bevel issue

I'm trying to bevel a word with just a gradient color and a black stroke, but one character - the 'T' - is having issues and just turning black. It says "Bevel self-intersection may have occurred", ...
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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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Why is my label not showing up on the bottle I made?

this issue has been driving me nuts for days. I have 3d revolved a bottle and made a logo, put it in symbols but when the time comes to map it onto the bottle, the label doesn't show up. I have no ...
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Software to design an enclosure

I need to design the look and feel of a plastic enclosure for a electronic device. It should be in 3D. I tried with 3D software packages like Blender, but that is too complex for my purpose. I am ...
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What is the difference between Poly Art and Cubism?

I have had some people tell me that Poly art isn't really an art style. They also refer to it as Cubism. The reason for my question is why do they call it Cubism when Picasso for my understanding of ...
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Behind-Polygon rendered in front anomaly [closed]

I found a anomaly during software-development but I am unable to Understand what is going wrong or what did this caused. How to name that anomaly in a conversation with other developers (if there is ...
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Which software is used to create this book cover?

I am a book cover designer and I was looking for some inspiration. And then I stumbled upon this piece of artwork. I am pretty good at photoshop but I don't think it's made using the PS. Can someone ...
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The plug-in does not support the following material types: Material with type 'unknown' will be imported as a Phong material

I am new to Maya. I have a 3D model of an IKEA bed that has sheets, throw and else thing but I am only interested in the wooden bed. I was hoping to be able to import it into Maya (either of the fbx ...
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How do I make a mockup PSD file from a pair of 3D renders?

I'm not sure if this falls more into the domain of graphic design or 3DCG so I figured I'll just ask the experts at image manipulations first. Basically, I made a 3D scene in Blender of a paper bag so ...
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How to do a plane with hole using a simple 3d software

I need a simple 3d software (or a solution inside Unity 3d) to makes hole on a plane. I don't need nothing complicated, because i have no knowledge of 3d software. Can you suggest me a Unity asset ...
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How would you create these types of abstract data visualization / mathematical forms graphics?

See attached for images of the graphics I'm looking to emulate. I have 3 questions: What software would you need to make graphics in these styles? Could they be done in illustrator? Or would you need ...
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How do I recreate the type part of this image in illustator? [closed]

I want to customize my own text. It requires curved text, maybe on a sphere and with 3d effect. Any tutorials out there i can follow?
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How do most graphic designers handle their branding mockups? Templates or DIY?

I'm curious about how you handle your branding mockups for final delivery on a job. Putting logos or branding assets on 3D, real-world objects to demonstrate its use and final application, as well as ...
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Do 3d Programs calculate perspective?

Recently I've started reading up on colour theory, perspective and such fundamentals. There are several things I find puzzling, and this question is motivated by the issue 'How trustworthy are 3D ...
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3d-like wavy lines?

How could I make something like this: in Illustrator/Sketch? I've seen similar questions here but this style looks different enough: it almost likes like 3D with "shades". Other examples: ...

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