I had a lot of fun doing a webinar yesterday for T-Splines on the new retopo snap tools, which allow you to take a .stl mesh file, and apply a T-Spline surface to it. If you missed the webinar, or want to watch it again, you can do so here:
I spoke with Jarrod at Creaform this morning, and he said “hey uh, looks to me like you need to recalibrate your EXAscan.” So, I ran the calibration procedure and re-scanned the hood, and got a very nice and tidy result: Now that’s more like it!
I was feeling bored and cooped up today – too many days of Thanksgiving leftovers and loafing around. So I targeted up my Audi A3 hood and scanned it, just for practice and to get out of the house a bit. After a few minutes, it looked like my car had come down with a case … Continue reading
I’m still working at making a nice engine model of the IO-375 for the Giles 200 project, and so I went down to the airport this morning to continue scanning. I decided to take Jarrod’s advice from the comments on my first post, and break the scanning into two parts – a lower res scan … Continue reading
Hey what happened to that Giles 200 project? Well once I figured out that I was getting a laser scanner, I put scanning the engine on hold, because making air cooled engine models with a mechanical arm is well, pretty awful. So, now that I have the laser scanner, it’s full speed ahead! I’m going … Continue reading
Two cool little Rhino3D tricks to pass along today. I was doing some prep work for my November 29th webcast on the new T-Splines retopo tools, and I was looking for an easy way to calculate the deviation between my T-Spline surface and my scanned .stl mesh. I was looking around at paid options, when … Continue reading
I’ll be presenting a webinar hosted by T-Splines on November 29th on the ins and outs of the new T-Splines V3.3 retopo tools. I’ll be covering the methods of taking scanned mesh data and applying T-Spline surfaces to that data. You can register for the webinar here. Hope you can make it!
While out here on a sales trip, Jarrod Schmidt – my Creaform sales rep, dropped by to demo the MAXshot option for my EXAscan 3D laser scanner. What is the MAXshot? In a nutshell, it’s a range extending option for the EXAscan. As I outlined in my first post on the EXAscan, the error is … Continue reading
Well folks, here it is, the thing I’ve been dying to blog about. T-Splines version 3.3 is nearly here, and for some reason the stars have aligned with my purchase of an EXAscan laser scanner and this newest T-Splines version. I must be lucky, but whatever it is, I have literally been doing happy dances … Continue reading
Nothing like getting a new tool and then booking work with it straight away, gotta love that. Minh of Minh Jet needs some instrument panel overlays for an L-39 they’re working on. Since the instruments are not stock, the old panel overlays no longer work. The only real solution is to cook up something custom. … Continue reading