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"Stamping" A Logo/Image into a poly Face
show user profile  Rainbowdash
Hello all. Just found this community looked like a good place to learn. so i have a question.

i am currently in the process of building several real and fictional Military aircraft, and i wanted to "Stamp" a logo into the skin of the model. like extruding a face but with a specific image. my first though was to select a specific face and try to displace it with a bitmap of the image, but that went all kinds of haywire. any ideas on how to achieve this? thanks :)
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11/27/2011 2:29:56 AM (last edit: 11/27/2011 2:29:56 AM)
show user profile  Bolteon
if your using the traditional displacement modifier; you'll have to tessellate the shit out of the surface your displacing.

that or do it via the rendering software your using.

-Marko Mandaric

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11/27/2011 3:20:29 AM (last edit: 11/27/2011 3:20:29 AM)
show user profile  Mr_Stabby
well if you can deal with small amounts of "stamp"ing, the most efficient way would be bump mapping it. otherwise as bolt said - displacement, either via modifier (faster render, slower viewport) or renderer (slower render, faster viewport, easier to manage model)

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11/27/2011 4:56:00 AM (last edit: 11/27/2011 4:56:00 AM)
show user profile  jareu
just use a black and white bump map. nice and simple :)

He who says it cannot be done is interrupting the man doing it.

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11/27/2011 3:57:04 PM (last edit: 11/27/2011 3:57:04 PM)
show user profile  Rainbowdash
alright guys thanks for the feedback. ive been messing with 3ds max for about 9 months now, but ive just seriously started using it in school. and im gonna submit what im working on later, right now for one of my classes (And personal Portfolio) im modeling an Arwing, but trying to make it a really advanced model. this question came from me wanting to stamp the Starfox Symbol into the fuselage and G-diffusers. so thanks for the help guys!
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11/28/2011 4:42:32 AM (last edit: 11/28/2011 4:42:32 AM)
show user profile  jareu
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but... I put in a smiley face...

He who says it cannot be done is interrupting the man doing it.

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11/28/2011 7:16:24 AM (last edit: 11/28/2011 7:16:24 AM)
show user profile  Rainbowdash
Sorry Jareu ^.^ my sig isnt displaying right
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