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British coin height map / zdepth
show user profile  mrgrotey
Afternoon all!

Does anyone by any chance have the above that they wouldn't mind sharing with me?

Pretty please? :)

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10/2/2014 3:00:28 PM (last edit: 10/2/2014 3:00:28 PM)
show user profile  K-tonne
if there's none you might be able to get something usefull from here:
maybe a start on the heightmap- at the very least a decent diff

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10/2/2014 3:33:35 PM (last edit: 10/2/2014 3:33:35 PM)
show user profile  Error404
I can't find a PDF of it anywhere, but my friend Graham wrote a paper for siggraph in 2008 about capturing the normal maps of coins. There doesn't seem to be a PDF anywhere, but the results were quite good. -

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10/2/2014 6:28:27 PM (last edit: 10/2/2014 6:28:33 PM)
show user profile  reeves1984
Paint one white and try and photo scan it with 123d catch :) Not sure you'd get good results from a tiny object... Maybe if you use a big lens..

Simon Reeves - VFX Artist & Blog
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10/3/2014 3:05:42 PM (last edit: 10/3/2014 3:05:42 PM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Cheers for the thoughts guys,

it hasn't got to be very close up so I may have a go at hand sculpting one in Mudbox :)

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10/3/2014 9:47:29 PM (last edit: 10/3/2014 9:47:29 PM)
show user profile  Cloak
Run it through Mindtex, or nDo 2. That'll yield a normal map that attempts to reconstruct the height from the diffuse; that'll probably do fine.

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10/5/2014 10:19:55 AM (last edit: 10/5/2014 10:19:55 AM)
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