Can you extract meshes from 2 separate models?

Become a member of the CGSociety

Connect, Share, and Learn with our Large Growing CG Art Community. It's Free!

Thread Tools Display Modes
  02 February 2013
Can you extract meshes from 2 separate models?

I have two separate OBJs from created by Daz 3D of there model Michael 4. One OBJ is full res model, and the other is a much lower res model around 4k polygons. I want to create ambient occlusion and normal maps from the high res model and apply it to the low resolution one. For some reason when I load both models into Mudbox and try generate the maps it just freezes the program. Is what I'm attempting to do even possible?
  02 February 2013
yes its possible... the high and the low dont have to be the same mesh or topology...
i assume the meshes from daz arnt that clean...
  02 February 2013
In the past I've found freezing when baking maps can be down to UVs too close to the UV border. I think Mudbox freezes when it tries to pad the edges and hits the edge. Try scaling down the UVs and bake again if you can.
  02 February 2013
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
Thread Closed share thread

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Society of Digital Artists

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 09:37 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.