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unwrapping a torus object with wood grains
show user profile  debodeebs
could someone tell me the best and easiest way to unwrap a torus object so it can be painted in photoshop?

many thanks
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7/28/2014 3:13:23 PM (last edit: 7/28/2014 3:13:23 PM)
show user profile  IBENEZ21
Isn't the torus object come with a uv map by default?

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7/28/2014 4:59:04 PM (last edit: 7/28/2014 4:59:04 PM)
show user profile  herfst1
If not, then try spline unwrapping.

Watch this video:

Near the end is a whole section on spline unwrapping.

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7/28/2014 6:04:56 PM (last edit: 7/28/2014 6:04:56 PM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Wood grain tends to go trough the object in one main plane. Simple planar mapping may be a good start. This will give you the nice circular pattern on the sides.

This way is how I did the handle on my blunderbuss (back in the day when I was quite good at max

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7/28/2014 9:15:17 PM (last edit: 7/28/2014 9:18:59 PM)
show user profile  debodeebs
thanks guys :)
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7/28/2014 11:17:22 PM (last edit: 7/28/2014 11:17:22 PM)
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