carving text on Art 3D model

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trparker
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carving text on Art 3D model

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Is it possible to take for example a scroll model from
Vector 3D Art after having prepared in Machinist
then take it to Vcarve pro and put text on it...

I tried doing this in layers but, that doesn't work

Is this possible? I looked for a tutorial for something
simliar to.....

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Re: carving text on Art 3D model

Post by ohiococonut »

You can but it won't look right unless that area is flat.

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Re: carving text on Art 3D model

Post by Leo »

Couple of things to try

1) You can make a pocket on the 3D object then make the text in the bottom of the pocket

2) You can touch off the v-carve tool to the top of the 3D object and just engrave. The engraving will be on a flat plane and might look strange.


Aspire has a feature that we can project to a curved surface - but I don't think V-Carve Pro can do that.
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