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Getting started with designing for color printing [message #67300] Wed, 01 May 2013 22:09 UTC Go to next message
avatar rjdj  is currently offline rjdj
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I am new to working with both sandstone and designing for color printing.

Can someone point me to any helpful tutorials or other posts related to designing textures?

I have been investigating the following resources, which are a good place to learn how the material works and the file formats needed, but not 'designing' the texture map.

http://www.shapeways.com/tutorials/exporting_to_vrml_and_x3d _for_color_printing

Thanks! Very Happy
Re: Getting started with designing for color printing [message #70052 is a reply to message #67300 ] Tue, 18 June 2013 18:24 UTC Go to previous message
avatar lensman  is currently offline lensman
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It would help if we knew what programme you are using for your modeling. Zbrush, for example, allows you to "paint" on your model and then export model and texture in one file. Think of your texture file as a 2D image that is wrapped skin-tight around your entire model...

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