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Old 12-18-2007, 02:53 PM   #1
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Nurbs or Poly


I am interested in learning modeling to create cnc bas reliefs. Would a nurb or poly modeling application be better? I would need to model using a background image and am interested in scenery which includes wildlife.

I tried Zbrush and it's projection master but couldn't get the detail I am looking for. I am also looking at Blender, Hexagon, and Silo.

Thanks for your time and feedback.
Old 12-19-2007, 09:45 PM   #2
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I don't think it's possible/legal to say the words "not enough detail" and "ZBrush" in the same sentence...

If the google image result came back with what you're after, then I think it doesn't matter much. Zbrush would def help though.
Old 12-19-2007, 11:08 PM   #3
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If you can't get the detail you require in Zbrush.................well,i'm afraid you won't find it anywhere.Unless i'm unaware of an app that breaks polys down at the sub-atomic level.

Seriously.Stick with Zbrush.It's absolutely incredible once you ascend the modest learning curve.
Old 12-20-2007, 10:34 AM   #4
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Thanks everyone. I think the problem with Z is I am not dividing my plane enough so the resolution is not there when using projection master and an alpha image
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