Convert 2D to 3D

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Convert 2D to 3D

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Is it possible to convert a 2d image to a 3d image using VCARVE Desktop 9.5? Thanks in advance.

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Re: CONVERT 2D TO 3D

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The short answer is no, you would need Aspire.

The longer answer is, "It depends on what the image is, and the effect that you want for the final product."

Seeing the 2D image might be helpful.

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Re: CONVERT 2D TO 3D

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Randall: I have attached image. Any advice you can provide will be appreciated.
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Re: CONVERT 2D TO 3D

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Red,
If you're looking to do something like this, then you will need Aspire.

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Re: CONVERT 2D TO 3D

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NICE one Michael!! :)
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WOW Michael !!!

Yours is better than the original...
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Re: CONVERT 2D TO 3D

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Rcnewcomb wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:50 pm
The short answer is no, you would need Aspire.

The longer answer is, "It depends on what the image is, and the effect that you want for the final product."

Seeing the 2D image might be helpful.

How do I upload files or photos to the forum?
Is this something I could do using the Aspire Trial version?

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Re: CONVERT 2D TO 3D

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redandbon wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:45 am
Rcnewcomb wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:50 pm
The short answer is no, you would need Aspire.

The longer answer is, "It depends on what the image is, and the effect that you want for the final product."

Seeing the 2D image might be helpful.

How do I upload files or photos to the forum?
Is this something I could do using the Aspire Trial version?
redandbon,
Yes, you can use the trial version but you won't be able to cut it with your machine.
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Re: CONVERT 2D TO 3D

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redandbon wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:45 am
Rcnewcomb wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:50 pm
The short answer is no, you would need Aspire.

The longer answer is, "It depends on what the image is, and the effect that you want for the final product."

Seeing the 2D image might be helpful.

How do I upload files or photos to the forum?
Is this something I could do using the Aspire Trial version?
Download the trial Version & see for yourself, there is no time limit & most of the functions work. There is a pretty steep learning curve for this sort of thing & it will probably take time & effort to be able to do it well. Michael is a real expert at this sort of thing, he has been doing it for years & the Model he posted will have been done using a lot of different techniques he has learnt over the years :lol: :lol:
Also be aware that a lot if not all of what he has done has been drawn from scratch not by converting the photo, the photo is mainly for reference with a lot of this sort of work.

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Re: CONVERT 2D TO 3D

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Design & Make has the Navy Emblem, Rearing Horse, maybe merge together in Aspire

Stars and text can be created easily in Aspire

The circular rope rope can be found in clipart folder under borders

The background flag can be vectors lightly etched/carved for painting.

Just my thoughts and opinions!

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Re: CONVERT 2D TO 3D

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Taking on a challenge

My plan is to carve in layers to give this a 3D look like the Stacked text project.

This is what I have on tracing this Navy Emblem so far. Presently working on the Eagle Shield layer
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Note that I have included the Rope model border

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Tracing Near Completion.png
Tracing near complete. Now to check each layer in combination with layers to be carved for vectors that are open vectors when should be closed for certain toolpaths.

Stacked Items in order to be carved to provide a 3D Appearance:
1.) Rearing Horse
2.) Eagle and Shield
3.) Anchors and ropes
4.) Flag and Star Background along with Outer Rope, Stars and Text

Going to be Challenging! :) Do not have Aspire so this is the next best thing for me in VCarve Pro 10.507

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Rearing Horse and Eagle Shield Toolpathed roughly some tweeking of vectors is needed! Slowly achieving a 3D appearance using a stacked cutting technique.
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Re: CONVERT 2D TO 3D

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Navy Mustang Emblem.png
Working on vectors for inner areas of the Ropes and Anchors

Then a bit of vector cleanup

Fine tune rope model within the material

Gradually getting a 3D Appearance using the layer/stacking carving technique

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Re: CONVERT 2D TO 3D

Post by Tex_Lawrence »

Thanks for the view of your process!

While looking at your list of toolpaths, I was reminded of the point when I decide to start using toolpath grouping in Vcarve Desktop. It really made a difference in reviewing and making changes. It is really an easy drag-n-drop operation.
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