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Old 04-15-2013, 12:48 PM   #1
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Certain areas can't be painted

I am a beginner at Mudbox, and i get this problem when i try to paint my character that has been exported from 3ds max (send to=>mudbox).
Some areas can't be painted, as you see in the following images and i couldnt figure out what the problem is.
Your help would be appreaciated.

PS: only the painted area is visible as the others are hidden.
Uv 2048x2048, minimum 4 pixels between different uv areas.

Old 04-18-2013, 03:39 AM   #2
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have you tried Creating UV's inside mudbox and then painting? i''ve noticed it helps to do that, even if you've already created them in 3ds Max.
Old 04-18-2013, 06:46 AM   #3
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subdividinig your mesh without smoothing it would help....
take a look into the subD options...
Old 04-18-2013, 09:03 AM   #4
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Thank you both very much. It seems that the problem has been solved. I subdivided it four times, after i've unckecked the "smooth positions" option and now i am able to draw on the model properly.
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