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Edit > Background…—how to keep aspect ratio?
Posted: 17 September 2012 04:23 AM   [ Ignore ]
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I’d like to use a reference image as a guide to create a character from a drawing.

File > New

Edit > Background…

In the dialog, I choose a .jpg i downloaded from deviant art:

http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2012/055/c/1/alita___get_your_ass_to_mars_by_polarityplus-d4qvojv.jpg

It stretches to fill the entire viewport, making it useless. How can I force DS4.5 to display the image in its original ratio, centered in the viewport?

Thanks in advance.

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Posted: 17 September 2012 04:29 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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If you use a Plane Primitive of the correct size that you need, and apply the image in the Duffuse channel in the Surfaces tab, that should work.

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Posted: 17 September 2012 04:58 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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All you do is go into Render Setting and set the dimensions to “custom”  and then enter the width and height dimensions of your image.
The image above is   778px × 950px for example

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