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Convert UV Island to Perfect Square?
Hi guys,Is anyone aware of a way to convert a rectangular UV island into a Square UV island inside of 3DS Max? Similar to taking the freeform tool and squashing the island to a square. If not, is the…
May 5 2021
[3DS Max] - Straighten UV's Problem
Hello!I'm trying to unwrap the UV's of this pan, and I'm having the following issue with the "Straighten Selection" feature in 3DS Max's UV Editor:In brief, I'm trying to straighten these UV islands …
Apr 16 2021
Tip for unwrapping large surfaces like walls, floors, and ceiling of room?
Anyone here have recommendations for guides, tips, techniques, etc, for UVing a room? i.e.) floor, walls, and ceiling of a bedroom as an example. I mostly work with props and characters, so going up…
Feb 24 2021
How can I enhance texture detail?
I modeled a car, retopologized it and now i need to unwrap it, but, I looked at some CGI cars and saw that their textures are extremely detailed like in one image below. So, how can I do the same? I'…
Jan 8 2021
UVW Unwrapping - Distortion Problem
Hi @all, i made this cup and tried to unwrap it in 3ds Max. The overall unwrapping looks good so far.But at the beginning of the handle i have a bit distortion. (marked with red circle)Is there a way…
How to unwrap a VERY HIGH-POLY ONLY model in Maya 2020? Help me please, I wanna die...
Hi, everyone! I hope you are doing well! I have an issue with my graduation project. So I decided to model a mech that is very high detailed and complex, so I modeled each piece of it separately and …
How do you actually texture a high poly model?
Hi everyone. The short version of my question is: "How does one go about texturing a high poly mesh properly?". Google only returns results related to backing details on to a low poly, but almost not…
UV Non-destructive workflow help
Hey there, I keep running into the same issue in my projects and I am surely doing something wrong so any advice would be appreciated.This is using 3DS Max and creating game-ready assets.I have creat…
Best way to unwrap islands - The U+U unwrap?
Hey, so we have been trying some things when asking ourselves which would be the best way to unwrap simple shapes.I had stretching issues when making large islands and the criteria are those: (Yes th…
PolyravenUV - UV script for maya
Hello everybody, a few days ago I've released my script for MAYA, which helps me a lot when creating UVs. I thought somebody else might find it useful as well.It can help with packing for UDIMs, can …
serious 3ds max uvm glitch. need help
So I have my model inside substance painter and have gotten a weird glitch in the mesh which i found to be caused by my UV map but i cant fix it. 3Ds Max wont let me...Max seems to think that those e…
3ds Max Bitmap fit not scaling correctly
Well as the tittle implies, for some reason in my 3d max bitmap fit in the uvw Map modifier is not scaling correctly :/ don't really know why...Here's the blueprints and a screenshot of the problem :
Any book recommendations for understanding UV Unwrapping in Maya?
I've watched a lot of Gnomon tutorials on different topics (modeling, texturing etc.) but the understanding you get from books is simply irreplaceable. I read this book not long ago "The Pushing Poin…
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