Color 7m photo to wood, suggestions

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rwebcon
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Color 7m photo to wood, suggestions

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I have a 7m color photo of a building (Mormon Temple) I need to carve into a slab of wood. I do not have much experience in this area so I’m looking for some suggestions on how best to go about the task. I have tried to look on the forum, but nothing pops out. I’m using Aspire for my work. I have the import down and then using the Modeling tool Create a Component but after that I’m out of experience on how to proceed. Should I use the Trace Bitmap in this process?
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Color 7m photo to wood, suggestions

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All depends on the look you're going for, the quality of the original artwork and the material.

Basically it's artistic choices. You could create a relief model, a photovcarve of it, a v-carve of it or a simple profile etch. As I say all depends on what your desired look is.

You should only be creating a component if you want to do a relief model. For all the other options you need vectors not a model.

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Re: Color 7m photo to wood, suggestions

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Thanks for the input..

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