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Resources for Blender

Since asking for tutorials, videos, resources, links to other content or downloads is considered off topic here, this is a specifically created Community Wiki which gathers resources for Blender and ...
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How to turn a picture into a 3D object? [duplicate]

I would like to create a metal coin in Blender with a 3D picture of my fathers' face (2D jpg image). Is there a way to turn a picture into a 3D object?
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Trying to do 2D to 3D from a 3/4 view image [duplicate]

So I've been trying to turn this image into a 3D model for about 3 days now and I've watched a lot of 2D to 3D videos to try to find a work around but no luck. To me the issue comes from the ...
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Modeling a Mambele

I am attempting to model a mambelle, a sickle sword, and I am using curves to try and model. I am running into issues where I get the only partial outline, or I get the outline but the model is solid. ...
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How do I set a background image while I am editing?

How do I put a backdrop behind the model that I am creating so that I can compare the picture to the model while editing?
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(Noob question )How to make 2d model to 3d with only side view [duplicate]

I've made a flat model from a side-view image of a creature. At this point I am not sure how to make it 3d. I can extrude it and use a sculpt brush to make it rounder. But it still is a object that ...
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Draw outlines to make object/mesh [duplicate]

Can someone please explain me how or if i can make objects/meshes by outlining an image? For example, i put a .png of a helmet into blender and i would like to draw the outlines of the helmet and ...
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How to model Ponies and other stuff? [duplicate]

hello guys i need some help on how to model ponies, i couldn't start because i don't know what to do. Reference image is there, now what? YouTube is lacking of tutorial about modeling ponies. Hope to ...
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How are texture maps imported into Blender?

How are various maps such as diffuse, AO, cavity, or displacement imported into Blender? I saw the Texture tab has import image, would you do this for all maps and connect them somehow?
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How would I go about turning this object into a 3D model with the same colours? [duplicate]

I've been using Blender for educational purposes for the past few years making some general models like figurines and furniture but for my next project I want to make a 3D model of this image and I ...
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How to properly unwrap my mesh?

Is there a way to automatically unwrap my character? If not, is there a tutorial or something?
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Creating a 3D object from a side and top view outline? [duplicate]

So, I have some knives with handles that I'd like to 3d laser-engrave pockets for the knives into wooden cutting boards, using bump maps that I generate with Blender. I have traced the side view and ...
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What is the workflow to create animation in Blender?

I am very new to Blender, and into CGI for that matter. I started with Sculpting, can form decent human face, and now into sculpting body structure. It's true that there are lots of materials ...
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How to model parts of the face of this character?

I'm trying to model this character of mine for animation and rigging: But every time I try to go about modeling her I always end up getting stuck on either her eyes, nose, or mouth. Those seem the ...
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how should I go about creating this?

I want to make this: Just the mesh, not the texture. But in 3d of course. It's supposed to be a plush (animal).

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