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By fuzzymike2002
#139777
Is it possible to have a stone wall with the actual profile of the stones modeled?

Not sure if this question is so clear.....

I do not want the appearance of roughness in a rendered view, nor do I need a vectorial hatch on a smooth wall. What I am after is a rough stone wall in general 3D.

I hope this is clear.

Mike
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By Djordje
#139778
fuzzymike2002 wrote:Is it possible to have a stone wall with the actual profile of the stones modeled?

Not sure if this question is so clear.....

I do not want the appearance of roughness in a rendered view, nor do I need a vectorial hatch on a smooth wall. What I am after is a rough stone wall in general 3D.

I hope this is clear.

Mike
ArchiWall by Cigraph. Expect LOTS of polygons.
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By Dwight
#139779
you would need to model it.

This is not so hard.
What's rough stone?
Boulders, flat stacks, what?
I assume irregular rectangles.

Working in plan view as an elevation [ie; laid down], you'd build a matrix of irregular rectangle meshes with undulating surfaces. Do an infill with mortar and bob is your uncle.

The panel is "stood up" by making it a library obejct from a 3D view from wherever you think the top of it should be. This will make it into a panel applied to wall faces.

You might like to emulate a StoneCAD image to make your stone match their stone.... for a good texturemap overlay.
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stone model.jpg
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By Srinivas
#139780
I am not sure, how much help this could be, but here is how I model the attached stone wall image.

I made 2 profiles, one with the entire stone and the other with the mortar finish and them place them on to the model, this i did for one of our client who is about to print their 3d model from my file.

I will attach remaining pics in the next posts.
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Stone wall.JPG
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By Srinivas
#139781
Here is the Stone Profile
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Stone Profile 1.JPG
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By Srinivas
#139782
Here is the Cement Mortar Profile, I generally give this slightly more thickness than the stone profile.
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mortar.JPG