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3d base relief from 3d model - scam or possible

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#1 3DCNC



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Posted 08 March 2012 - 05:10 PM

I did this once for a Nike project, but it was not an easy process. This seem to suggest it could be

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 09:07 PM

I have done something similar with Modo and ZBrush. With Modo You can project (background constraint) mesh to a original model (that have scaled in projection axes) and background plane. After projection detail transfer is simple. This is pretty straight forward process and result is almost same. I think this can also be done with 3D-Coat :)
It's always good start to realize that you don't know everything.

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Posted 29 March 2012 - 07:58 AM

Isn't this what the 3D-Coat Bas-Relief tool is for?

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Posted 29 March 2012 - 08:45 PM

Yes Phil. 3DC works fine.
As all these will probably be exported as normal or bump maps, I wonder... crazybump app could be a solution in lot of cases.
3DC bug reports here:

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