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What kind of computer do pro studios use for 3d physics simulations?

I have a quite good computer, with an i5 11600K CPU and 64 GB of RAM, but I'm still struggling with how long my physics simulations are taking in Blender, which leads me to believe that professional ...
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SVG from blender issue

i'm having issues with SVG Freestyle Export from blender. 3D Scene in blender Fills issues I have a problem regarding strokes that do not stop when they intersect with the face of another object. I ...
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I want to know the type of effect usedin this type of animation.?

What is this style called where the object drops in comes close to the camera and flys back to a position in the background.please refer to 0:29 time in which the pillows first drops in and than goes ...
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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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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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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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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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Achieving a light refraction/dispersion effect

I've been intrigued by the "hello" backgrounds for macOS (which rolled out with the new iMac)— particularly, the subtle light refraction/dispersion effect: Does anyone know how I could ...
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Flying cards effect

How can I recreate the flying cards effect? Can this be done in adobe illustrator? 3d effect? I want to use my own objects but th same way (3d ribbon effect)
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Make bevel for extruded curves

I want to make a stamp from vector image with such a profile: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 32 32"> <path d="M21.32 11.71h9.23v.82q-1.91.17-...
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Two Objects Became Linked in Blender - How to Select / Deselect Just One?

For some reason I can't seem to select just one object in Blender. In this case I only want to select the square on the right. But when I select it, both squares become highlighted. I think the ...
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3d virtual exhibition stand

I would like to make an online 3d virtual exhibition stand (visitors of the website should be able to "go" through the 3D stand-model and by chance click on the items or watch the videos on ...
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Is is possible in Fusion 360 or Blender to create a conical spiral with a constant angle of attack?

In Fusion 360, I tried some add-ons, like the "Equation driven curve", but the distance between each revolution is a constant. To achieve a constant-angle-of-attack spiral, the revolution ...
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How can I convert an fbx animation into a sequance of obj files for every frame?

The game engine I'm using asks for each frame to be in its own .obj file, how can I convert an arbitraty fbx animation into that. If not possible, how can I create such sequence starting from a single ...
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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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How would I go about fixing this gif?

I'm new here so I will do my best to cover all the details. To start I'm using two programs, Blender and Gimp. I used Gimp to set up the original images need to build a 3d coin in Blender, used ...
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Adobe Illustrator: Extract mesh faces from Blender Freestyle SVG

I've created this very simple model in Blender using Freestyle Linesets. I've exported it as SVG using the Freestyle SVG Exporter. Now, I try to color some of the faces in Adobe Illustrator CC. The ...
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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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Recreate Blender 3D's chromatic aberration in Photoshop

I really like Blender 3D's Lens Distortion node. Specifically the chromatic aberration effect. I would like to recreate it in Photoshop but I can't figure it out. Really like the pulling/stretching in ...
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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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Linear perspective and receding lines

In the image I attached you see a cube (made by Blender). The edge 1 is smaller than edge 2 and 3. I expected that the edge 2 and 3 should be shorter than the edge 1 because as the parallel lines go ...
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Generate one cubemap PNG from six individual PNGs

I hope this is the right community to ask. With which free tools could I create a cubemap PNG from six individual PNGs, each being the texture of a cube's side? The cubemap would have to have a ...
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Why is half of my UV mesh off of the grid, and how do I fix it? [3DS Max/Blender]

I've got two models, each with their own texture, that I'm trying to combine into one model with one texture so I can mod it into a game. I've tried following tutorials on how to bake textures into ...
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How can I replicate this video style? [closed]

I want to make videos in blender like @henchman.1 or @bug.sex (those are their instagrams). They say that they use blender, but I don't have an idea on how to make the videos so grainy and simple. I ...
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i cant find and blend a background for this render

im using blender for rendering and photoshop for editing but i cant really find any background for this render and dont know how to blend a background with the subject in photoshop all i need is help ...
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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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how to create a UV mapping (?) of a texture onto a product photograph based on a calibration pattern

UPDATE: Here you can download high quality images of calibration patterns as well as them printed on socks if anyone wants to give this a go Pardon my lack of vocabulary, this is not my area of ...
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Importing Blender to 3DS Max

I'm trying to import a character I made to 3DS Max but each time I do the angle comes out really weird. How do I orient my object in Blender so it imports upright in 3DSM?
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Which is the best software to create 3D mockup from scratch? [duplicate]

I am always get stuck when I have to create a specific position/view/custom mockup. I want to design the mockup very realistic like the image. I can't find any options to create such mockup but I am ...
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How would I approach this in blender? [closed]

How would I go about creating the Claws text in blender?
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Blender - show edges angles "direction"

I'm working on a papercraft project on Pepakura and Valley folds show in light blue and Montain Folds in dark blue. I was wondering if there is a way to show the angle of the folding edges directly ...
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Are there any free programs that will allow me to convert 3d files exported from Photoshop into Blender?

The title says it all. I've created a simple heart shaped extrusion in Photoshop that I'd like to import into Blender for editing. So far none of the file formats I've exported to (from the ps side) ...
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Understanding black and white levels

Here's a simple image I took from pixabay, in a video about compositing, (I'm using blender's compositor here, but the general principle should apply), the author said, "in this image, there's more ...
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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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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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Photorealism critique?

Ignoring the background does this look photorealistic? This is my first time modeling in Blender, but please be as harsh as you need to be. Besides the photorealism any other critisim is highly ...
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What is the name of visual technic to draw line showing both velocity and accleration in 3d animation software

In several animating software such as Blender, source film maker,etc. ... , they visual the position of an object over time by pulsating line. Does that visualization technic have a name? Edit: In ...
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Remove curvature from 360 images, without editing all files by hand?

I created .gif file with 360 frames from a rotating tower in blender, every frame is 1 degree of rotation. However, there is a bit of curvature on the left and right end of frames. I want to make them ...
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Extracting vertex data of a 3D Model using 3D Modelling software

I know the title might sound a bit confusing but there is method in my madness. Firstly, the type of data i'm trying to extract is every position and angle of every vertex used to form the 3D Model ...
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Which program was used to create this image? [closed]

How was this created? Using a 3d program like blender, 3DS max or Photoshop?
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So what's difference between MAYA and Blender?

So I am studying blender in my school as alternative subject for about 10 months and some of classmates recommended me this application (MAYA). Should I switch ? Kindly consider my specs Here. Thanks !...
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DPI Vs. PPI Vs. Image dimension, what should be taken to consideration?

I've been really facing this problem and I have found a similar link, that does not really address the problem. First of all, I'd like to mention that I use blender and GIMP for most graphics that I ...
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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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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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Turn any 3D Graphics type file into a Surface/Curve Parametric Equation [closed]

I always wondered if it's possible to turn a 3D graphics type file into a parametric equation. For example, we'll take the free program "Blender" which allows you to model anything you can think of. ...
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how to get results of the node setup in gimp?

Here is a very easy node setup in blender: suppose if we want to see the results in gimp with the subtract mode set on the wave texture we get a result such as this: the results are quite different ...
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What is the idea behind using multi pass rendering ? [closed]

I do not know what multi pass rendering is, all I know is random sheets showing the same outline of an object but differently coloured while each own unique way of filling has a name like for instance ...
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.dds File Loses Color When Viewed in Layers

I have three .dss photo files from a video game that are textures. A lot of the separate maps (diffuse/specular/normal) are on different layers of these photos so I need some layers individually to ...
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Creating this 3d map perspective?

I am trying to create a custom image overlay on leaflet.js. For sake of learning something new, I am trying to lay over the co-ordinates on a 3D-looking map. For example (the map inside the red ...
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