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Posted · What program can do this!!?? Please tell me ;)

Hi guys,

So i came across this image and was blown away at the detail - does anyone know how this would have been achieved? I cant imagine someone actually designing it.

Is there a software that can trace or scan an image?

I ask as I have been asked to make embossers for businesses and would love to be able to do it as effectivley, accurately and quickly as possible.

Thanks :)

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    Posted · What program can do this!!?? Please tell me ;)

    cura has basic functionality for this as well. It can load an image and use it as a height map.

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    Posted · What program can do this!!?? Please tell me ;)

    You can do it with Simplify 3D too.

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    Posted · What program can do this!!?? Please tell me ;)

    As a graphic designer, I see it as one of the easiest things to do. :D Not the line design, which is complex, but tthe extrusion of that shape and the 3D model creation.

    In my case, when I've had to design something similar I did a vectorial design (normally with Adobe Illustrator) and then exported the vector file. Then choose any 3D design program (Solidworks for example) and import the design and extrude the shape. That's it!

    Of course, with Cura and Simplify you have the option to import JPEGs and extrude them, but it's not that precise and you can't control many aspects of the results print.

    The fastest would be to import an image in Cura and extrude it. If you have some more time, create the line design and extrude it with almost any 3D modeling software.

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