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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 free online or self install tools is best to make 3d Logo

Does anyone knowx what is the best and easiest tool to start creating similar kind of square/round logo raised in a 45 degree platform thats comes with shadow shown in this example image. I managed ...
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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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Extrude and Bevel a group of characters with some in front of others and the front characters occluding those behind

How might I take a character sequence such as "ABC" and achieve a 3D effect with A in front of and partially occluding B, and B in front of and partially occluding C. I also want to make ...
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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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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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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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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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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 to achieve a natural looking 3D rotation for a 2D image

The following perspective effect was done with CSS: rotateY(-35deg) rotateX(15deg) translate3d(0, 0, 0) Link to see it live I have tried to achieve the same effect with the free transform of some ...
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Building a curved beam in 3D

I am currently building a Torii gate from this concept image, but am having issues building the top cross beam. I have used the bend deform, but I feel that I am not efficiently solving this problem. ...
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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 do I fix textures in Adobe Substance 3D Stager only rendering correctly on one plane?

I've created a simple disk model with a chamfer and fillet. I'm using an Adobe substance for texturing. I'm using Adobe Substance 3D Stager (though I had this same issue Adobe Dimension, which is ...
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How can I render a ground shadow as semi-transparent in the final output PNG?

I am rendering a 3D model into a transparent PNG so that there is no background in the final render. All it contains is the fairly well detailed 3D model. Now I want to include a shadow below the ...
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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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How do you create a cube mapping skybox image?

I'm wondering which Stackexchange sub section this will be moved to, if this isn't the right place. But how do you create those 3D VR images you see on facebook and all that? I have SpaceEngine and a ...
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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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Material visibility when rotating viewport

I set the material for Unity-chan! When I set the eye material and rotate the viewport, the eye material disappears. How to make it always visible? I can change viewport 2.0 option > transparent ...
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Perspective of 3D objects in Inkscape

I drew a 3D wedge shape in Inkscape (see below). I want to create a stack of total 6 wedges. The top one is depicted in the picture. The second one is below it and turns 15 degrees clockwise about 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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Zbrush Displacement export problem

When i export the displacement map without smooth uvs it generates this kind of low poly bake artifact, please If someone knows what is happening let me know, thanks
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What software is appropriate for professional game or animation 3d models?

I'm learning how to make 3D animation (I know that one person can't do much in this topic but I want to give a try). I have been keen on it for 1-2 years, but I have been started doing it seriously ...
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How to draw illustrative 3d physics diagrams like below?

How to draw 3d illustrative physics pictures as above? Is inkscape capable of doing it (might be possible but afaik it is tedious), or should I use a cad tools like FreeCAD or Blender to achieve the ...
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Strange artifacts appearing in Illustrator 3D extrude & bevel for curved paths

I am trying to make a 3D graphic using Illustrator. The graphic is supposed to consist of a cuboidal structure that is bent in some regions. I have been able to make the graphic by first making the 2D ...
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preparing image files for lenticular print job

I'm designing a lenticular sticker to promote an album. I'm confused about certain fundamental aspects of the artwork preparation. I understand that I need to provide a distinct layer/image for each '...
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How can I remove the default shading of a simple model in 3DS max?

I've been downloading free 3d models for a project that I'm working on, but I can't figure out how to disable the default shading. I'm using 3DS MAX 2013. Here's an example of a table I'm working on: ...
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Layers intersecting each other with 3D Layer (after effects)

I have two layers, one for red bar, and another for the photograph. The red bar is above the photograph, but when i animate with 3D Layer, both layers intersect each other. The photograph is going up,...
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Am I using the subtract tool wrong in Sketchup?

It's my first attempt to making a staircase with a 3' curved knee wall as a railing. I am trying to remove a portion of the curved wall along a staircase to do this. I tried to use the solid tools ...
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How to support the columns of a second level of an hypaethral building with reduction in space by height?

In this multi-leveled hypaethral building model there is a problem that the columns of the second floor aren't directly situated on the columns of the first floor. How to support the columns of the ...
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Methods to create a dotted complex shape. is it possible or do I need to use another tool?

I see illustrations like this and wonder how to create something like this (see the example below). What tool should I use? Is there a lesson on how to create one?
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Cannot get spot lights and point lights to illuminate subject in Photoshop

Im trying to make a BMW logo. I have a white text label with 'BMW' as the text value and Im creating a 3D layer from "New 3D excrusion from selected layer" Everything seems to function in 3D ...
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How does material design handles 3D object?

I am making a logo for my site. The site generator, Material for MkDocs, uses Material Design v1, so I want to use this design for consistency. The idea of the logo is a cube, representing objects (...
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3D model from 2D mesh lines

I'm wondering just how feasible it would be to have a tool that would make a 3D mesh from simple 2D mesh lines, like the photos below, or if somehow this can be recreated from an already existing tool,...
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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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HELP with wireframing 3d artwork

I want to create this but im having trouble with creating it with extruding. Any recommendations? I want to fill the font and leave the bottom transparent exactly like this
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drawing front view of 3D objects in inkscape

Hi, I am trying to draw the figure shown here using inkscape. I can create a cubiod/slab but I am not getting this view. I don't know how to rotate it. I guess rotation is not possible as it is only a ...
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how to put a 3d scan as a simple circulating object on a website?

i'm new to 3d scans and just downloaded POLYCAM yesterday. what programs are needed for simple editing those files? making it more complex, adding text or atmospheric things, another object. or: i ...
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Incorporating 3D (Blender) into poster / print design

I want to start designing posters that have 3D elements on them... like the below example where the glass objects interact with the design of the poster. I'm under the impression that the only way to ...
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Synfig studio: how does one make generic animated skeletons

I have cutout characters which their bodies are made of limbs in separate images. Say, I have a generic humanoid skeleton, and I have animations which make this skeleton move, and I want any new model ...
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Can anyone explain to me how to achieve this look? Looks 3d Extruded

I am trying to create a graphic using a technique like this and I have tried 3d extrusion and get a super ugly result. I am curious if anyone can help me understand how to get it in a color with the ...
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What are some good tips on how to extrude text in Adobe Illustrator?

I'm bit of a newbie in Adobe Illustrator and have been learning the application by trying to follow some tutorials and recreating some cool stuff I come across on the web. That being said, I'm having ...
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Adobe Illustrator and wireframes: How to remove hidden lines?

In Adobe Illustrator, I create a mesh grid, transform it to obtain an isometric perspective, and then apply an Envelope Distort from a mesh to obtain a bulge that resembles a bivariate (3D) Gaussian ...
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How I can make physical exercise illustrations?

Like this: I think this created with a specific program, because I've seen this 3d model at 10+ different site. I did research for 6 hours, but I can't find it.
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Including vectorized 3d drawings of objects in a printed document

When in need to draw an illustration in 2d or even 3d, one can use a mark-up language like svg or pgf. Both produce vector based illustrations, they are good and can produce very nice results. One ...
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Workflow for embedding corporate-looking 3D models into presentation slides

I have recently discovered Pitch and on their website https://pitch.com they are using a lot of 3D assets blended into the 2D slide designs. I've seen this style of corporate design at several other ...
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Clone Stamp on multiple layers/files with their own clone source?

I'm asking in most regard of Photoshop techniques/plugins, but I'm also open to other software. In the application of 3D, a lot of times artists need to clone stamp multiple layers/files with each of ...

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