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New to this. best software to design something according to specific dimensions? [message #64904] Tue, 26 March 2013 14:03 UTC Go to next message
avatar razvanel  is currently offline razvanel
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I am new to this, I want to start designing objects that I first take measurements for and then be able to create skins for objects. What is the best software to start learning on where I can create lets say a miniature of my house but up to scale? Thank you for any advice.
Re: New to this. best software to design something according to specific dimensions? [message #65493 is a reply to message #64904 ] Thu, 04 April 2013 18:43 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar UniverseBecoming  is currently offline UniverseBecoming
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Sketchup or Creo Elements/Direct Modeling Express 4.0.






It always was. It always was because somethingness cannot spawn from nothingness. And in the was of the past there is the forever of the now. Only now. Only now and nothing new, for anything new would add to the infinite, yet there can only be one infinite. Only one. The universe is only becoming something new in the delusion of our minds. This delusion that makes life worth living in our perceived universe becoming.
Re: New to this. best software to design something according to specific dimensions? [message #66467 is a reply to message #64904 ] Fri, 19 April 2013 20:20 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar KenHecker  is currently offline KenHecker
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Not sure what you mean by "skins" Do you mean textures? I use SolidWorks, which is very precise about dimensions. It's a CAD program, so no very good at anything but general colors for different objects. But you can import it into other software for the finishing touches.

Attached is a very accurate model of my high school gym (the way it USED to be)index.php?t=getfile&id=30856&private=0, done in Solidworks.

Re: New to this. best software to design something according to specific dimensions? [message #66469 is a reply to message #66467 ] Fri, 19 April 2013 20:51 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar UniverseBecoming  is currently offline UniverseBecoming
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I would love to use Solidworks too, but to the best of my understanding it's priced at $5000 US. Very Happy






It always was. It always was because somethingness cannot spawn from nothingness. And in the was of the past there is the forever of the now. Only now. Only now and nothing new, for anything new would add to the infinite, yet there can only be one infinite. Only one. The universe is only becoming something new in the delusion of our minds. This delusion that makes life worth living in our perceived universe becoming.
Re: New to this. best software to design something according to specific dimensions? [message #66490 is a reply to message #66469 ] Sat, 20 April 2013 00:58 UTC Go to previous message
avatar KenHecker  is currently offline KenHecker
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Yeah, well you have to be creative.

 
   
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