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Posted: 27 October 2012 07:23 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Hi
I’d like to use reference images I’ve created to help with modelling a few head morphs using hexagon
However I don’t see any options for editing a scene images size or position can anyone tell me how I would go about aligning my reference images?
any help would be appreciated
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Posted: 27 October 2012 08:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Try to put your image on a surface.
No sfondo
Surface….
Sorry but I do understand the English language only 0.1%.

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Posted: 27 October 2012 11:31 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Yes, create a plane of the desired size to put the image on, then you can position or size it as desired.

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Posted: 27 October 2012 02:39 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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The process I use is:

Create a plane that has the same size as the image.

Then uv map the plane.

Create a material which includes the image and apply the material to the plane.

The flip image commands in the material settings are buggy when you reopen your scene so don’t use those. If the image is upside down then re uvmap and check the flip u or v options under the uvmapping options.

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Posted: 27 October 2012 04:03 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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ausair - 27 October 2012 02:39 PM

The process I use is:

Create a plane that has the same size as the image.

Then uv map the plane.

Create a material which includes the image and apply the material to the plane.

The flip image commands in the material settings are buggy when you reopen your scene so don’t use those. If the image is upside down then re uvmap and check the flip u or v options under the uvmapping options.

Wow…that’s a lot of work just to get a background image to model against.

Can’t you just flip/rotate the plane manually?

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Posted: 27 October 2012 04:09 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Possibly (I’ve never tried it) but it is just as easy to hit he uvmap button and click the flip V or U

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Posted: 27 October 2012 05:57 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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I guess I’m spoiled…in Blender, you can load the image directly.  No need to map it to a plane….and then it’s a simple slider to position/scale it.  And you can load the same image to all views or a different image to each view. Doesn’t get much easier than that…

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Posted: 27 October 2012 06:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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actually Hex does *most* of that as well… you can directly upload images in hex, but it does not allow you to reposition them—it has one set position for each of the three views… you can upload three images, one for each view.

of course the other workaround in hex is to size/position your images in an image editor before you upload them—i’ve done this as well…

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Posted: 27 October 2012 06:23 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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hiker_1 - 27 October 2012 06:06 PM

actually Hex does *most* of that as well… you can directly upload images in hex, but it does not allow you to reposition them—it has one set position for each of the three views… you can upload three images, one for each view.

of course the other workaround in hex is to size/position your images in an image editor before you upload them—i’ve done this as well…

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I think it is more flexible to have you images on planes that you can move around to align the 3 views. The planes can be locked once positioned correctly.

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