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2d image to a 3d model [duplicate]

Anyone know any add ons or anything that is robust enough to turn a full body 2d image of a person into a 3d model? If something like that even exists. For an example if I took a full body picture ...
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how to make 3d model of 2d image [duplicate]

I'm making a simulator and I have an image like a piece of chair and it's in 2d and I need to create a 3d model of that to be able to apply texture to it by three.js. So ,How can I convert a 2d image ...
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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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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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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 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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Automatically building a 3d object using 2d layouts or images? [duplicate]

Is there a way to automatically build a 3D object by using 2D layouts or images? I have layouts for a house and it would be great if these layouts can be automatically transformed into a 3D object.
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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 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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Why does the mirror modifier sometimes give me an overlapping mesh?

When I add a mirror modifier it sometimes doesn't mirror correctly, giving me an overlapping mesh. How can I fix this?
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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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How can I automatically generate vertex groups for an armature?

I've been trying to find this on the Blender Wiki, but I can't seem to find the details. I knew how to do it one time but I forgot how to do so now. How do you generate vertex groups for individual ...
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What techniques are used to begin creating new models?

What are the different methods for modeling something in blender? I know a few like mesh modeling and sculpting, but am interested in other methods to create shapes.
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Add an image to an object

I want to put a 2D image on a 3D object in Blender. How do I do that? I have found the "textures" tab in the "properties" window, but I can't figure out what to do with it. Preferably, I would like ...
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How do I scale my reference images correctly within Blender and is there an easier way?

I am trying to model this car and I got the blueprints and cropped each of the views and check that they were all within the scale of each other. I used these blueprints here http://carblueprints....

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