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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
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mapping image texture onto 3D model

I have a 3D model of a t-shirt like this , as well as a 2D image of the front of the T-shirt showing its texture like this. How can I UV map the 2D texture onto the 3D model, with a tool like Blender ...
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How I can make people collage in custom shape?

How can I make a similar-looking collage automatically with a vector output? I am open to any software, web application or plug-in.
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Grid and design guidelines for 3D system icons?

I'm experimenting with 2D interfaces for 3D design and spatial interfaces and looking for some guidelines such as material design Note: I'm not talking about 3d icons in general (style) but icons ...
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How to display edges in a 3D file on Facebook

I'm trying to show a 3D model on Facebook and display its edges and lines. I found that I could export a 3D model from Sketchup using glTF Export plugin to a glb file that I can drag and drop in a ...
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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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How to reproduce this effect and what's its name? [duplicate]

I have been looking on project on behance and there are plenty of projects that show interfaces in a 3d way with depth and I can't find anything to reproduce something like this, so since I am not a ...
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Adobe illustrator, how to make 3D object with multiple depths and positions

I would like to create something analogous to a 3D pathway, with walls and a floor. Something like this: This was made using a hack. I first extruded the walls (50 pt depth), then the "floor" (0 pt) ...
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How do I create this 3D half-pipe look

How can I create the blue half-pipe part? I have already recreated the middle stack pieces via Effects > 3D > Extrude and Bevel. I am trying a similar concept for the half one but am having ...
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How do I make a texture sheet with multiple textures for unwraps?

Can anyone point in in the right direction as to where I could learn how to make an image like this within gimp? I'm honestly in the dark as to what to even call it. I've searched texture map, uv map, ...
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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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3D cube model with picture in Photoshop

I'm trying to merge down the picture layer on the sides of the cube, however, the results is that the image is merged down on the sides that I don't really intended. I'd like the picture to wrap the ...
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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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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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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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What methods to use to create a city map with buildings footprints and import into Sketchup?

I would like to build a 3D miniature of a city, and I think the best way to do that is to import an image to Sketchup and then use the 3D tools provided by the software. It works like a charm if I ...
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Draw 3D twist and bends in ribbons in Inkscape

I am back with a new challenge. I am hoping to draw a helical ribbon and arros with 3d bends and twists. I am in inkscape, and I do not beleive there is a ready made tool for this sort of thing. I am ...
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How would I draw a shadow from a spherical object onto a non-flat surface?

I am trying to figure out how to draw a shadow from a spherical object onto a non-flat surface. How would I draw the distortion of the shadow onto the surface?
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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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Model closing on the Z axis

As you can see I have this 3D mark model and I am interested in a way to complete (close it) on the Z axis .(add a smoothed chin and top part). This can be using any known tool or transformation from ...
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Illustrator - 3d imperfections [duplicate]

I created a path connecting different segments and than I created the 3D effect using the command extrude & bevel Do you know how I can fix the imperfections (in the 3d effect and in the ...
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Photoshop to render CAD data to photorealistic images?

Has anyone experience in rendering CAD data to photorealistic images by using Photoshop? I know that Blender can do this, but Blender is quite complicated. Do you know what programm is best in terms ...
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How to create animated videos like this link? [closed]

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S5cFLTTIF30 I want to be able to make videos like this link. I've installed AutoDesk Maya but can't find much online help for self learning it. If there is any other ...
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How to Import 3d graphic to Adobe Dimension

How to Import 3d graphic to Adobe Dimension. I'm trying to import a 3D graphic from Illustrator to Adobe Domenssion. How to format it and what formats it allows to import.
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How to create a smooth 3D effect on text?

In Inkscape, I used to be able to apply the combined lighting filter over text for a great smooth, 3d lighting effect on text but am not able to with updated version. How do I create this effect on ...
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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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Render 3D CAD model as lineart/blueprint

Coming from an engineering design background here. I’ve got this rather complex CAD model I’m supposed to make a poster for. I figured turning it into linework with transparent background would clear ...
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Chromadepth and distance? [closed]

I am making some 3D graphics meant to be viewed using Chromadepth 3D glasses. http://chromatek.com/ My question is, is the 3D effect linear over virtual distance, or is the change in effect ...

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