Questions tagged [svg]

questions about importing, exporting, or modifying files with the Scaleable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format

0
votes
0answers
17 views

SVG from illustrator doesnt fill correctly [duplicate]

Blender is not filling correctly the SVG file imported from illustrator even after trying all the options for SVG exporting on illustrator. On the attached photo, you can see the area referred with ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Why are some edges not appearing in my Freestyle render?

I'm using the FreeStyle plugin to export/create SVG files from 3D objects. But, note that inside certain objects some lines do not appear. Look at the attached pictures. PS: I tried using only the '...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

Bending curve/object around another object

I'm trying to make some 3d fx and I imported my basic svg file. Now I want to wrap it around the top surface of the object but I don't know how. Can somebody help me accomplish this? Here's how I ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

How to get this type of relief?

i made this "3d" effect in photoshop, but i want to make it real 3d in Blender, how can i do that? i'm working with a SVG so i can import it in Blender, thanks! update >> using bevel and offset
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Creating a dashboard from an svg

folks. I’m brand new to blender. Well, years ago I dabbled in a couple of tutorials. Recently I’ve decided to make time to learning it better. Looking through the forums reminds me that I’ve a ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

How do I convert an svg (or a plane) into a rounded mesh?

How can I smoothly extrude a plane or an svg curve into a circular/rounded mesh? if I simply import an svg and extrude it and then add a subdivision surface modifier, it makes a big mess. I need a way ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

SVG Import from Inkscape [duplicate]

I wrote some text in Inkscape using a font called ITC Franklin, then exported to SVG to be able to import it into Blender. However, it seems the SVG doesn't create instructions for drawing the ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

Blender 2.8 how extrude Z axis on imported SVG

I am using blender 2.8 and I imported an SVG file and was able to convert it into a mesh. I used mesh clean up -> limited dissolve to remove extra vertices. I would now like to extrude my object on ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Points of vector in from .svg file imported to Blender become squished when imported

I have been running into an issue with importing .svg files into Blender. I created a vector shown below in Illustrator and saved it as an SVG 1.1 with all base settings. I then try to import it into ...
7
votes
1answer
77 views

Smooth contours with grid lines

Total noob here. My goal is to be able to create figures in the following style (source): with a workflow consisting of Blender and Inkscape. I'm sufficiently skilled with Inkscape, but I'd really ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Simple SVG from Illustrator or Inkscape fails to show [duplicate]

I just installed Blender with brew cask install blender. I tried to import an SVG with File > Import > Scalable Vector Graphics and it did not show. I made a simple ...
5
votes
1answer
205 views

Is there a way to convert an imported svg into a grease pencil layer?

I have an svg path, made in illustrator that I would like to import into Blender and convert into a grease pencil animation. is this a thing that is possible?
1
vote
0answers
107 views

Is there a way to export a blender grease pencil animation to svg?

I know that an svg file can come animated, either internally or via sprite sheets. is it possible to take a 2d animation made in blender and export an animated svg file, with all of it's frames?
3
votes
1answer
56 views

Selecting curve after importing svg using bpy

I'm importing an SVG file into my scene using bpy. But after importing, the curve is not selected nor active. Here is wat I am doing: ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

SVG file with curve modifier possible with curves?

I would like to edit my imported SVG file with a Curve Modifier. However, the bottom line of my g does not match the rounding of the circle and on closer inspection this problem occurs with every ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Blender imports SVG only “outlined” (Fillings are vanished)

If I import SVG files to my Blender-Project, then the SVG objects are only displayed "outlined", without surfaces (but these surfaces were definitely there in Inkscape). Original in Inkscape: After ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to simplify a mesh that was imported as SVG to extract (with boolean) other meshes? [duplicate]

When I transform the SVG into a mesh, it gets so many parts and lines through its shape that when we try to pull a piece through another mesh it gets all deformed. I can reduce this effect if I ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

extrude svg with no fill [duplicate]

I'm drawing splines in photoshop, exporting as AI, converting online to SVG and importing to blender to extrude and work on them. But they have no fill, so they won't extrude the way I usually extrude ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Select the outermost contour of an imported SVG

I would like to programmatically import an SVG (see top left) and process the offset of the concave outline, that are the outermost edges of the imported SVG (see top right). Finally I want to have ...
0
votes
0answers
68 views

Import SVG and export as OBJ using command line

I want to use the command line to import an SVG file type and export it as an OBJ file type. Being able to modify the scale and the extrusion would be a plus, but no other operations need to be ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How can I spin and morph a curve(mesh) to another curve(mesh) together

I have done a 180°Spin around one axis of a transformed curve I got from a svg file eg. a square. But when I want to spin the square and morph it into a semicircle I got stuck. I can spin the circle ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Weird triangles on flat surface - extruded svg

I extruded an svg file (vector curves) and am getting all this weirdness (triangles visible on flat surfaces) when I render it. I'm sure this is a simple answer, but what is going on?
0
votes
2answers
49 views

Imported SVG shows circles instead of squares

I have some wierd issue with a .svg Import, here's the vectorized image on Illustrator: But when i import it on Blender, it looks like this: It transforms squares into circles. And i have no clue ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

SVG file consisting of curves does not import into Blender

Importing https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/46/Bitcoin.svg, a file which looking at the source code appears to be made of paths and have no raster images in it, does not make any ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Whats wrong with my faces

I have imported an svg file for the word media, however when I add faces to it, it also adds faces to the gaps in the letters "d" and a"". Why is this and how do I solve that ? Thank you. Amit
1
vote
2answers
831 views

Unable to convert SVG into a mesh

I am trying to convert a simple logo from SVG into a blender mesh without any success. My logo contains a simple shape and Text. I converted the logo into SVG using both Inkscape and Adobe ...
3
votes
1answer
338 views

Setup blender cycles so that it shows svg images as they would normally look

I have created an svg image in inkscape. In blender (cycles) I've imported the svg image but the colors are not ok: How do you setup blender cycles so that it renders the imported svg the same as in ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Freestyle SVG Export. How to save meshes without background?

I'm trying to render a model using Freestyle and export it using Freestyle SVG Export. Unfortunately, when I export my model as SVG I get not only the selected mesh, but also the background of camera ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

A quick way to convert 3D models into 2D

I'm trying to convert the 3D model of a humanoid mesh a 2D flat model,because I've thought : since I want to do the projection painting of an hand drawn image that's 2D,that you can see below : if I ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Freestyle SVG Export output files are too complicated

I use Freestyle SVG Export add-on to export models as 2D SVGs. Unfortunately, all output files are very complicated with hundreds lines of code, so it’s almost impossible to fill them with color ...
0
votes
2answers
132 views

Importing vector lines (SVG) as Curves

I got the following line drawing in Illustrator. As I export it as SVG and importing it in Blender. Blender automatically creates from the seperate lines closed Curves. How to import a SVG without ...
0
votes
1answer
159 views

Texturing Scalable Vector Graphics

I am trying to make an extruded version of this image of Gary Smith, so I used GIMP to cut him out of the picture and exported the path as an SVG file, and imported it to blender and set it as 2D. ...
1
vote
0answers
214 views

Export mesh as 2D svg file

With the reference link with the Top Addon. I have exported a simple cube with green color. I did not get the same result with the material and the shape (view) in Blender i have set. But the output ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

How do I drop SVG files onto an VSE timeline?

I have an SVG logo that I would like to drop onto a VSE timeline (organisation logo). How can I do this?
1
vote
1answer
55 views

Strange lines displayed in Edit mode after importing SVGs into blender

I have a simple SVG file (plain, not Inkscape). I have imported it and scaled it up 2 or 3 times. When I switch from Object to Edit mode it seems like I have a ton of scattered points. Object mode: ...
2
votes
1answer
403 views

SVG file doesn't show up in blender

I made a vector image in Adobe Illustrator and exported it into a svg file.(I did my best to make the lines closed but please still check if there's any problem with the vector image.) But when I ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Only 1 of my text letters turns black

I am creating a stack of 3 block letters on top of each other as a logo in Inkscape. When I save as .svg and open in Blender to make it 3d, 2 of the letters remain red with black outline. The 3rd ...
1
vote
1answer
112 views

How to fill holes in Mesh from Curve from SVG

I am new to Blender but have been 3D printing for a while. I am trying to make my own model from an image to print a toy key for a piggy bank. I imported a SVG to get the shape of the key and ...
1
vote
1answer
382 views

Freestyle Wireframe SVG Export Workaround?

Little disclaimer: I don't have much experience with Blender or 3D modelling at all, just downloaded the program last week. My goal is to create polyhedra, then render out the wireframe as a SVG. I ...
1
vote
1answer
226 views

How to Import a transparent .SVG file to blender, and convert it to a 3D object?

Hi friendly and helpfull people in here! I have a problem I am trying to solve for my company I am working at. The project is to make this pattern done in illustrator: https://we.tl/sr516OF9mD , to a ...
0
votes
0answers
345 views

Is there a proper way of import vector curves to Blender?

Can you guys help with advice to proper way of importing vector curves to Blender? What output format and editors do you use for it? I tried SVG format with Blender 2.79 / Inkscape 0.92.3 and after ...
0
votes
0answers
80 views

Blender do not show strokes when importing SVG [duplicate]

It does not seem to be a common issue so I must be doing something wrong.. I am using Blender for converting drawings made in Illustrator into meshes in order to import them as .fbx into Unreal ...
2
votes
1answer
122 views

Overlapping structure when beveling (SVG) curve

I hope somebody can give me some tipps although I don't really know how to phrase my problem for a suitable title. I want to create a path in Inkscape and import it as an SVG to blender. When I ...
0
votes
1answer
144 views

Problem while exporting .svg file in blender

When attempting to export an SVG out of blender, I get this error:
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Curve from svg file has dissimilarities to original vector

I am trying to import this svg file but the curve which comes out as a result has a lot of dissimilarities to the original vector. Can anyone tell what's happening here? I'm sorry if the answer ...
1
vote
2answers
206 views

Bevel and Resolution Multiple Selected Curves

I imported an SVG Character and grouped/parented it in an empty object for easier positioning. I selected all (A+shift left click method) the character objects (hair, eyes, pants, etc:) However, when ...
0
votes
1answer
365 views

Image texture on extruded SVG [duplicate]

I can't seem to be able to apply a texture to an extruded .SVG. Note: How do I put an image texture on a material in Cycles? does not solve the question as it relates to an older version of Blender: ...
2
votes
1answer
279 views

Vector image as background

I am making a video using chroma key effect. The foreground would be a movie file and the background would be a vector image created with "pdflatex" (initially the image is a pdf), so it is a pdf file....
1
vote
1answer
190 views

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 "...
1
vote
1answer
323 views

UV Mapping to Imported svg Problems

I'm having a very difficult time properly texturing a tile floor mesh that I created from an imported SVG file. There are several points in the mesh where there appears to be a seam where there ...