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Old 07-12-2009, 06:55 AM   #1
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Hi all,

I used maya years ago and i remmeber using such an effect i just can t remember how to.
What i want is to create geometry from a grayscale image, the image is just some basic gray squares. (i remember using it to generate random height bulding for a cityscape).
I do not want to use displacement or bump as i need actual mesh, that i can work with.
If anyone could show me a way to do so, it d be greatly appreciated.
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Old 07-12-2009, 12:45 PM   #2
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Create a displacement, and then go to Edit>Convert>Displacement to Polygons.
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Old 07-12-2009, 01:04 PM   #3
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Hi NextDesign,

Thanks a lot for your answer although i know this method, the problem is that the result aren t really accurate unless i tweak it a lot. It s a very basic grey scale, isn t there any alternate solution to create a mesh from this image ?
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