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How can you "unbake" a normal/displacement/bumpmap in maya

I have a complete 3d model with all sorts of maps (to reduce geometry) added. However I would like to 3d print the model and would like the additional resolution of the maps back in the geometry of ...
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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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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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Draw hemispheres on top of area?

It's a completely new area for me to generate 3D structures out of 2D image. I'd like to generate spherical hemispheres on top of every white blops. How could this be possible and with what tool? I ...
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Easy way to split a terrain mesh into sections?

I've created a piece of 3D terrain and converted it to Wavefront OBJ. It is 64 x 24 x 64 units in size. Is there a quick way to split the terrain mesh into 8 x 24 x 8 sections? I don't want to ...
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How would you go about recreating this chair in Sketchup?

I'm going to try to recreate this chair in Sketchup, but am still a bit in doubt on how to approach it. Since the website has quite clear front, side and 45° photos, I could imagine just making a cube ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 do I merge multiple materials on a 3d object into one?

This is my first question here, and i'm very very new to 3D modelling so please be nice. I'm not sure what i'm doing so the title probably isn't correct but essentially despite me making sure that my ...
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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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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 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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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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Add 3D objects to the same scene in Photoshop

I've just created a bunch of 3D objects with material settings, positions and animations that I like, using Photoshop (CC 2015). If I play the animation with a 3D object layer selected that ...
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C4D - Text to Cloth

Having problems simulating Text on Cloth Hope this is the right topic for this. I want to simulate a peace of cloth with text on it waving in the wind, but with the flag itself being invisible. Only ...
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Unfolded mesh to 3D

I have the following pattern/mesh, when glued together turns into a 6 panel cap. On this mesh I want a continues image printed like seen on a world globe. How can I place an image inside this ...
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Why does the object I make 3D in PS CC 2015 not take on the same color as the front, for all the sides?

When I turn an object 3D in PS CC 2015 I want the whole object to be the same color but the front is in color and the other sides are gray. How do i make the whole 3D object the same color? Full ...
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Stupid rendering time on PS (3D layer)

I feel wrong, but it's just as simple as this: two words, extruded text, simple flat white material, default lightning, nothing special. Rendering time on 3D Studio Max-VRay about 1 minute (2K size ...
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PS 3dpostcard: How to set the rotation point of a 3d postcard layer?

Trying to 3d transform a triangle shape in Photoshop CS5 Extended by making it into a 3d postcard and then using the 3d rotation tools. But the layer seems to be choosing its own arbitrary rotation ...
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How can I visualize the render of a design on a cylinder object in Inkscape?

I'm not sure Inkscape can do that but I did a sketch of a sticker and I'd like to visualize it on a cylinder object (bottle). I know Inkscape is not about 3d (even if you can do some things). What I ...
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How do you turn a 3d character animation to 2d sprite sheets?

I made a 3D character with animation but now I need to make a 2D sprite sheet of this 3D character. Which program can I use for this and how is it created?
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Make a transparent 3D sphere with objects inside

I want to build a 3d sphere as a container which has a blurred transparent surface and wrapped some objects inside. (Objects are placed on the half floor). I've created something similar, in 2D to ...
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VRay, FumeFX, and GI

So, I'm working on a model in 3DS Max that more or less has a physically-accurate glass lamp with a flame sticking out the top. The glass texture is a VRayMtl, and the problem is that in the FumeFX ...
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How do I remove light from materials in 3DS Max?

Why are all my materials with light? How to make it dark?
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Stick pyramids on a square

I'm quite new to cinema 4D. I want to make a square with this texture on. I've tried to make a pyramid and to use the cloner tool, but.. just can't make it work. Anyone who can tell me how it's done?...
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Maya particle "dust" off of object

I am trying to create an effect where glowing "dust" made from a particle simulation is flowing off an object (that looks a bit like glass) while it flies through space. I have got a particle ...
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3ds Max units problem when importing STL file from SolidWorks

I'm trying to import a SolidWorks file (saved as .STL) to 3ds Max. The shape, vertices etc. are importing correctly. But I cannot figure out how to set the units. I made a simple 100mm x 100mx ...
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Remove black streaks in AI

I just started learning Illustrator and I attempted to create a book logo. Everything worked out, except when I tried to create a 3D effect (extrude and bevel), some unpleasant black streaks appeared ...
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How can I add multiple base color textures in a 3D .psd

I'm working with a 3D pre-made template (https://www.freepik.com/premium-psd/letterhead-with-clipboard-scene-set-mockup_13562853.htm). In this file, there are multiple unique flat 3D paper mesh ...
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How to clean up/straighten 3D models from photogrammetry or scan

3D models from scans or photogrammetry contain models of buildings that are all messed up, contain many angles, and have no straight lines aka 'walls'. Is there a way to clean this up, essentially ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How is this dimensional line drawing made?

Does anyone know how I can make this in Ai or Ps? I've already tried the "VECTOR Lines DISTORTION Effect" script, but it doesn't look good.
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Best approach to turn a physical soda can into a 3D file?

For clarification: I don't need it to turn into a 3D design in the end. I just need to be able to print an exact replica of a can with as much detail as possible. So, I'm a huge fan of Monster Energy ...
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illustrator 3D offset

I want to create a 2 pt offset of that red object around the shield (and want to cut it from the shield). I have applied 3d- rotate. expanded. but it is not happening. the offset is getting weird ...
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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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Insert vertices at edges intersections in 3DS Max

What is the fast and precise way to insert vertices at edges intersections? Considering I have geometry like on the image: I want to achieve result like this (new vertices marked with red dots):
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Salt-and-pepper noise in V-Ray

I need to create renderings without anti-aliasing (i need to sample exactly and only pixel centers). For this reason, I deactivate the "Max subdivs" property of the Bucket image sampler and set Min ...
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How to create light mask from image?

Basically there a 3D logo png I created with another software that can't do animation nor masks (exemple: https://www.pixelslogodesign.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/sculpteo-3D-300x300.jpg). I ...
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3d warp effect to place SVG text convincingly on a cylinder

I'm placing some dynamic text in a web application/ to 'fit' on this cylinder. I'm changing the SVG node to add the custom text - and I'm looking for a way to 'warp' it - so that it feels like it's a ...