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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I make the mirror modifier work right?

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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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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Is their a way to create half of a model and duplicate other side

So far i have been modeling by making both sides of a model but i got annoyed have to make exact changes to each side. Is their a way to make only one side of the model?
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How to make an animation / armature remember poses?

I rigged a character and I can render stills, but I can't make an animation. How to make Blender "know" that I want the arm - as an example - go from up to down? I tried to move my character arms ...
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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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Modeling with reference image

I want to create a model of a human using "Blue Prints" as reference.So when i start modeling the form of the Head i start with the Front view of the face and match the points to positions where i ...
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How to Place the Right Seams for UV Unwrapping

Where can I read how UV Maps should look and how to know where to place the seams? Here I have a very simple model I'd like you to suggest where the seams should be placed and why. I have attached a ...
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How to convert a .svg to a 3D Model?

I want to achieve the embossed effect seen in the attached image. I have made an svg file and imported it into Blender. I am not sure how to proceed to get that emboss effect. Do I have to follow some ...
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how to rig the body [closed]

I have been drawing a robot with blender and i can not make it move : http://www.doublecopter.ch/blender/robot1-4-7-4-3-3-1.blend please help me finish my robot please i don't know how rigging works ...
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How to make textures in Blender without any flat work with a painting program? (3D painting)

I've made a complex model, what would be a nightmare to texture in gimp. So I'm asking you, if there is an option to paint in Blender itself, watching my 3D creation? It would be a lot easier and ...
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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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clay models stop animation movie with blender ( import clay models inside blender)

i have lots of clay models, and want to make a short stop motion animation movie. For animation i choose blender because in traditional stop motion it take lot of time to move the characters then take ...
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Scale and change certain measurements of 3D image that was imported as .svg file

I have converted a 2D image of an animal into a 3D image in Blender (as an .svg file). I was wondering if I can give the image proper measurements based on a dataset I have (I've attached an image ...
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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 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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