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I need to do a very simple terrain with texture map [duplicate]

I know nothing about Blender and I need to do a very simple 3D terrain with texture map. I have a 1000 x 700 height map: And I have a 1000 x 700 texture map: And I want to combine them into a 3D ...
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Stretch heightmap over whole plane [duplicate]

How do I stretch my heightmap over the whole plane? My plane has the dimensions of 6000 x 6000 and I subdivided it so that each pixel should be the value of one rectangle. My heightmap comes with 200 ...
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Height-map low resolution displacement [duplicate]

Hi I am trying to import a height-map and create a 3d model of it, but when I import it the resolution of it is very low. I've seen it done in youtube videos and it seems I am doing the exact same, ...
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How can I create spherical topology from a 2D image?

I need to create a spherical object with an irregular 3D texture. Think of a globe of the Earth with actual raised topography for mountains, etc. The purpose is to 3D print the object, so the ...
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Is there a way to do proportional editing only on specific vertices?

I have split several chains of vertices into groups in an attempt to access only one chain at a time for modeling, and it seemed to work yesterday. Today I can't isolate them when I use proportional ...
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Blender render crash when using subsurf modifiers.

Essentially, my problem is that i am trying to render a scene, however, blender crashes on me early during the render. I only have about 14 total objects in the scene. (It's not that complex) I tried ...
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2D flow simulation over a surface

I'm very new to blender but keen to learn more. I have used a lot of 2 and 3D modelling packages as well as a number of GIS applications. I'm just trying to work out if I can model a fluid flow over ...
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Creating a large landscape with accurately varied elevations

I am teaching a Blender class and my advanced students are animating a scene in Charleston Harbor set during the Civil War. Since I am a CAD guy, creating a scaled version of a harbor chart using ...
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Why is the Displace modifier moving my mesh instead of moving the geometry?

When I am using the Displace modifier, my whole mesh moves up or down on the Z axis, but the mesh isn't actually displaced. I am trying to use an image to displace the geometry of the mesh. But the ...
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Is the add landscape button really just a pre-made Mt. McKinely?

In the add mesh menu, If you click on the button labeled Landscape, It will add a relatively cool looking mesh. However, once I put my favorite color on it, This mesh seems pretty useless. It ...
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Generate realistic mountains

I am looking to generate realistic mountains, preferably using the addon ANT landscape generator. I am looking for a mountain like this.
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Converting a masked 2d grayscale image to an object

I want to achieve the following: At the moment I can do it, by using Shapeway's 2D to 3D image converter, download the result as X3DB, then use NetFabb Basic to convert it to STL, which I can then ...
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Terrain Generation: Free Creation of Peaks, Canyons and Mountain Terrain

I'm going to eventually make a game and an animation. The first few scenes are going to be set in a mountainous area with a small canyon, a river running downhill to a lake, and one big mountain, ...
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Adding Thickness to a 3D Textured Plane in Blender

I created a 3D textured plane in Blender and I want to increase the thickness so that I can 3D print it. So, I just need to basically extrude it so that in stead of a rectangular plane, I will have a ...
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How can I do a detailed landscape?

I am a beginner in the use of blender and in this community, so I do not know if this is the appropriate place to make these comments. I'm trying to make blender the landscape that is shown on the ...

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