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minky
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Golf Ball Tutorial

Postby minky » Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:19 am

Anyone know of a tutorial that shows how to make a golf ball?

Lazur
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Re: Golf Ball Tutorial

Postby Lazur » Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:42 am

I have this feeling of déjà vu.

The easiest way is to model it in blender, then export it as an obj, put it into the /inkscape/shaer/extensions/3Dpolyobjects folder,
then run the render polyhedron extension and choose the file.

Tried to model it in a similar direction to that tutorial:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL9tChb8lfo

Here is an obj that was made in minutes:
https://dl.dropbox.com/s/tjq6mvwqpnzsc5g/g1.obj

After the extension is run, and double nodes removed,
if the nodes are all set to smooth ones, you will get a nice base pattern of a golf ball hopefully.
(Didn't check it yet, but theoretically it should work.)

Good luck!


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