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How to animate morphing a rectangular plane into a sphere

How to make a grid-to-sphere animation like this?
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What is the best way to unwrap a sphere?

After reading How to get perfect UV sphere Mercator projection? It seems that there is no perfect solution for getting rid of the stretch at the poles of UV spheres. According to What is the ...
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How to cut an object along a curve?

I want to divide this model into separate pieces to prepare it for the next stage of a project. The divide needs to be made down a curved line (which I hope is visible in picture). , I figured out ...
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Morph targets: A sphere shape turning into a cylindrical unwrapped sphere shape

I'd like to do an animation where a globe will unwrap it's texture. Go from this to this , but in 3D space, so it will look exactly as its unwrapped form. The only methods I have on mind are ...
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need help with deforming a mesh over another mesh

say you have sphere and plane meshes and you want to take the plane and slide it to the sphere without it clipping through but you also need it to deform around the sphere. is there a way to do this? ...
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Hiding Bezier curve handles

I use control right click to make shapes with bezier curves and the handles get in the way. Is there a way to hide the handles. I've looked and I can not find a way.
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How to wrap text on top of an object

I have a pencil here I modeled and I want to wrap some text around it. I have been trying this method: What's the simplest way to wrap extruded text around a cylinder? but this is not working for ...
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How do I turn an imported SVG into a sphere?

I am very new to blender and am making some models for use with Three.js. The model I have created is a logo, as show below. I am quite happy with this but was curious if I could take it further. ...
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How to wrap on the sphere like ornamental design [duplicate]

I have a default sphere and created ornamental design. I want to coil or wrap on the sphere. I tried shrinkwrap modifier but it did not work. Is there any other i can coil or wrap the design on the ...
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3D Earth using curve to mesh

I'm trying to make a globe model for earth using fairly accurate projections. I've been able to convert the SVG into mesh, then into a sphere using this guide with Simple Deforms. However, since the ...
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Project Curve on Surface

I would like to know how to project a bezier curve onto an extruded bezier curve. as an example in Autodesk Maya is: Create a curve-on-surface Is there a way to do this in Blender 2.79b or the soon ...
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Cut a mesh based on path on svg file

Hi and thanks in advance for contrubitions. I have a cylinder like mesh in blender. I want to create a patterned cut on its surface based on a .svg file. I will work on it based on this cut so ...
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How to create a 'ribbon wrapped' sphere?

I am trying to turn the below 2D image of a "ribbon wrapped around a sphere" into a 3D model in Blender. So far, adding wire frame does not give the results I need. I can break the image into a "...
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How can I make the decoration to take the shape of any object

I'm trying to make a design of decoration to be like the shape of " sphere, car, body ... etc " for example I convert an image of decoration to be SVG then I make it like sphere shape . as I used "...
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How to curve a plane around a cylinder? [duplicate]

So I have a cylinder (Or any curved shape) and I want to wrap the door to it. I can give the door more depth and move it close to the cylinder but the edges won't be equal from all sides, and I want ...

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