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

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What program is functional, yet simple to work with in order to create a 3D model?

I'm fairly new to this 'creating models' and shapes on an online program. I'm willing to create a model for a Digital Design class I take and wonder what program to use. I've made an account for ...
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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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Custom Isometric/Parallel Projection Grids

I found these attached designs online while looking for isometric illustrations. These designs are not on the standard isometric grid (30 degrees), rather they have different angles. Has someone ...
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How to achieve realism on 2D vector objects in illustrator (shadow, gloss, 3D)

I have tried to recreate the part with the 2 "discs", their mounting and the red bar with the purple box in the middle. However, I would like to achieve the same effect of realism as on the left hand ...
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How do I remove the white background and keep the shadows with a transparent background?

How do I remove the white background and keep the shadows with a transparent background?
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Illustrator: finding 3D intersection of two spherical segments

I've just drawn these two conceptual spheres in Adobe Illustrator: I need to find the intersection of the yellow and blue spaces (and I'm not sure about my 3d intuition to acquire the right ...
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How to create a 3D collage of photos

I'm trying to create a line of photos that rotate around the y - axis as you go down so that they resemble a helix DNA shape. But I haven't had much luck so far. When I create more than 3 3D ...
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Exporting only outline in SVG from Illustrator for 3D model

For some reason, when I'm exporting my shape which is just a shape, with a specific outline size, and transparent fill, when I import it into my program I'm getting a solid shape. Anybody know why? I'...
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Adobe Illustrator: Creating a plastic/three-dimensional helix

This question is based on a question I have posted here previously: Adobe Illustrator: Creating an helix In Illustrator, I am able to create the following tube-like shape, by creating a blend out of ...
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What is the easiest way to convert 2D images to single 3D model

I am learning 2D animations. I would like to know what is the easiest way to convert 2D images (given below) in to a single 3D image? For example:
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Adobe Illustrator: Is possible to build an impossible 3D-shape?

Would it be possible to build this "impossible" shape as a 3-dimensional object in Illustrator? (Image Source: Youtube) So far I have only been able to create a 2-dimensional version (which ...
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Adobe Illustrator: Creating a three-dimensional cone-like shape/mushroom cap

I am trying to create a geometric shape resembling something close to a mushroom cap. Take these images as a reference: (Images Sources: (1) Canstockphoto (2) Distractednaturalist (3) Pinterest) I ...
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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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Technique: “Carved” 3D-Letter

Below you'll see a picture of a design done by Chae Byung-rok, a graphic designer based in Seoul. Can anyone help me figure out how this was done/what technique is behind it? (No stealing of ...
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How to create 3D Rectangle in Photoshop CC 2015

I am not familiar with the new 3D option that Photoshop CC 2015 provided. I am trying to create a simple rectangle box in the 3D environment but I could not figure out how. My guess is that I could ...
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Z-axis rotation of multiple layers/objects in GIMP

Using GIMP, I have split an image into multiple layers, each holding a similar part of the image (object). I want to perform a z-axis rotation on each of these objects/layers, to give the impression ...
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Transparent Curtains issues

I have made a curtain with max cloth modifier. Before simulating the cloth i have uvd the plane that i wanted to transform in a curtain. Now when i use a shader with opacity on it artifacts appear. ...
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How to make a .s3d depth map for video?

Is there any software that is able to make a depth map for a video and export it to .s3d format? Similar to this photo but I need to make a video. I found this one but not sure which suite of the ...
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How do you make Trimetric Cubes

I saw this really cool cube graphic: I know you can create isometric cubes in illustrator & photoshop, but how do you create this cube (not isometric angles), with directly editable side colors?
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How can I change the front face colour of a 3D extrusion in Photoshop CS5?

I have created a 3D extrusion type in Adobe Photoshop with Repousse and want to change the face / front colour. I have tried using the diffuse option however that only changes the colour for the ...
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Repetitively place different images mapped to the same bottle?

I traced and created a 3D bottle, and I have 1,000+ different product images I would like to display/map onto the bottle. All the images I made as symbols and the labels are all the same size and ...
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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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How do I join these two faces together, making the lines between them disappear?

I have the following situation in Sketchup: This is the situation I want to achieve (I didn't actually do this, I edited the lines out) Is it possible to achieve this? I have tried joining, as cited ...
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Is it possible to add transparancy to a light in After Effects?

Title says most of it. I want to have a light slowly fade away and make the 3D cube look 2D (it looks 2D when the light is off). In the transform options there doesn't seem to be a opacity effect ...
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Move a 3D object while keeping its exact 3D orientation in After Effects

This is probably findable on Google, but I don't know the right terms to search. I have an 3D layer. If I move that 3D layer it will change orientation visually while the values stay the same. ...
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Use Illustrator 3D rotation in After Effects

In illustrator I have a logo that I want to animate in 3D. Now, the logo has already 3D shapes made with the Extrude tool inside Illustrator. Inside that tool you can rotate your shape in 3D space. I ...
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Photorealistic Graphic design

I am working on an illustration for a client who needs it to be very photorealistic. I used illustrator to get as close to his expectation as possible but its not quite there yet. Can anyone help me ...
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I cant use 3D painting in Photoshop

I try to use Photoshop 3D function, but I fail. I import a simple cube.obj file, but when I try to paint to it, whatever I draw to front side, it will be added on all other 5 sides too. How can I use ...
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How to Make 3-Dimensional Curved to Flat Sheet

I wish to create a 3-Dimensional figure in either Adobe Illustrator of Photoshop that has a 2 curves in the foreground that transitions into a flat sheet along the z-axis. The 3-dimensional sheet ...
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Curved Typography with illustrator

I am trying to reproduce the great Ivan Chermayeff et Thomas Geismar Guggeinheim poster with Adobe Illustrator CS5 without any success. I am trying to distort my text with envelop tool; I made a ...
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Simple 3D effect like this in Inkscape

Is it possible to create this simple 3D effect in Inkscape? I tried all the various shadow and glow filters and extensions, but nothing gives the desired result.
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How to flatten object in Sketchup?

I designed this object part somewhere else in my project and it was not aligned to any axis. Now I try to get it flat on the "ground" so I can cut it properly with my CNC (through cambam). I have 2 ...
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Is it possibile in Adobe Illustrator to draw points in 3D space like Autocad?

Is it possibile in Adobe Illustrator to draw points by Coordinates P(x,y,z) (in 3D space) and connect it by line (in 3D space)? like Autocad?
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Make 2D object rotation look like 3D

First of all, sorry for that title. I really couldn't find something better, how to describe my problem in short. I've drew a lock, you can see it on image: I would need to create a frame animation, ...
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How to create a pile of tokens like this? [closed]

Hello, I am new to graphics design and this is my first post here. I would like to create an image as this one below. I have already made a nice logo with text, the sunburst effect and ... Now, what I ...
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How to make 3d effect

I have a flat version of the image below (flat = just black, without 3d effect), I need to make it look the same as the image below. To me it looks like some automatic (effect) rendering has been used....
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How to create this floating layers' effect in Photoshop? [duplicate]

So I need to create a floating layer effect (as the one shown on picture) over the display of a stock iPad image. Any suggestions, except simply applying an outer shadow effect and playing with 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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Light diffusion in Inkscape

For a little project of mine, I am working on creating a resource pack similar to the package found here. Essentially it is a pack of letters which have light bulbs to light the text. You can see an ...
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How to align a shape to stick to another in AE?

I'm new to After Effects but I did some work with Photoshop in the past. I'm trying to create a diamond with AE (and make a gif later so it rotates). To be super clear - I'm trying to convert the ...
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Creating a semi-transparent 3D cube with borders in Illustrator

I'm trying to create a 3D cube with different colored borders and face-transparency(while keeping the borders 100% opaque) in Illustrator. Like so(the dotted lines on the backside aren't completely ...
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Sketchup push/pull images or models

I'm using sketchup to create a book cover. I want it to be a wooden cover of about 2 CM thick with 1 CM engraving. It is going to be a bucket-list book. I've created a wooden cover of the right size, ...
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How to design and print 3d anamorphic images?

Here's some photo of what I'm talking about the majority I've seen are floor and wall but I need to create this 3d effect on wall and ceiling with an aerial London skyline and clouds. using the image ...
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3d game graphics: Where to start?

So I've been programming for a while and I really want to make my first good-looking 3d game, obviously not AAA quality but a game that looks nice. I have the necessary programming skills, good music ...
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How to create Anamorphic, Optical Illusion, 3D Large format print?

Sorry it's a broad question.. I have a project where I am making the inside of a trailer look like it's either the interior of an aeroplane, or its an aeroplane with no roof, so you have visible site ...
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Why is there black border when 3D effect is used?

I've created this logo in Illustrator. This doesn't have any border. But when I applied gradient to it and then applied 3D effect, it is not cool. There appears a border on one side of logo's letters. ...
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Is it possible to use Sketch 3 to create 3d Card Effect?

How can one create a 3d card effect using Sketch App v3 ? Something like this For a simple scenario, I could create the following perspective effect, but how can I create the 3d edges, as you see ...
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Smooth edges in Maya

I imported an illustrator text to Maya and applied a Bevel, so I have this: Now what I want is to smooth the edges of the letters, something like this I made 2 years ago: I was able to do it 2 ...
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Is it possible to snap a vertex of a shape to a specific point of a nurb curve?

I almost get the feeling that no matter what I try to use curves for, it's not their intended use, so I can't do the thing. Onto the question. How do I snap 1 to 2? Snapping to curves doesn't snap ...
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“Low quality edges” when importing 3d from illustrator to photoshop

When I import a 3d vector from illustrator do photoshop, it looks like shapes get a tiny space between each other, besides the low quality appearence of the edges, as it can be seen on the picture ...

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