Help with a table cover in 3DS max!

Become a member of the CGSociety

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

THREAD CLOSED
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  10 October 2012
Help with a table cover in 3DS max!

I am trying to render a realistic looking table cover for a folding rectangular table (72"w x 29"h x 30"d).

Something that mimics a real table cover like this: Table Cover Photo

I tried a loft and came up with this: Attempt1

I tried the Cloth modifier along with garment maker and got a lumpy mess: Attempt2
I tried playing with the cloth properties for hours and this is the best result I got.

Any tips or ideas on better ways to go about doing this, would be greatly appreciated!
 
  11 November 2012
Did you try increasing your cloth plane segments? From your image I can tell it could use some more.
 
  11 November 2012
Davius, did you mean the Density of the Garmet maker modifier? I bumped it up to 1.2. That seemed to have helped. Between that suggestion and reading/watching a bunch of tutorials, here is what I have so far: attempt 3

Any suggestions on how to improve upon this further? The realism isn't quite up to what I want.

Thanks again.
 
  11 November 2012
You can also try just a simple plane with a ton of segments for your cloth object, as opposed to using the garment maker. You will probably get a little smoother result that way. Give it a shot.

Worst case scenario, if it still looks lumpy, you can throw a turbosmooth on it and get a decent looking result at render time.
__________________
"The best things in life are either illegal, fattening, or take too long to render."
 
  11 November 2012
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
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

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

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.