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Imax motion sickness?

Will seeing Guardians of the Galaxy in Imax 3D make me sick? [more inside]
posted by triggerfinger on Aug 23, 2014 - 9 answers

I want to rebuild my grandparents' house... in miniature

I have a deeply nostalgic love for my grandparents' former home, a generic but beloved split level they lived in from the 1950s to mid 2000s. As an artist and crafter with an obsessive love for details, I have long noodled with the idea of making an incredibly accurate recreation of the house in miniature... but I struggle with where to start. Architectural models, dollhouses? What is the best route forward? [more inside]
posted by allisonrae on Apr 26, 2014 - 9 answers

Making flat 3-d looking logo, into actual 3d logo

I am creating a physical 3-dimensional object from a flat logo (that looks 3-dimensional), help needed. [more inside]
posted by Sreiny on Apr 7, 2014 - 7 answers

Tactile 3D?

Are there examples besides aTilt of apps that render a 3d box apparently below the screen surface, adjusting its geometry according to the handset location relative to the eye? [more inside]
posted by unmake on Nov 30, 2012 - 4 answers

Recommendations for good quality 3d Glasses?

I'm looking for a decent pair of 3d anaglyph glasses, mostly to look at Mars pictures like this. Ideally, a pair that work over prescription glasses and better than the paper ones. Amazon has plenty but the reviews are all over the map. Looking for personal recommendations.
posted by cosmac on Sep 4, 2012 - 2 answers

Blender materials, what am I missing?

I've tried yet again to tackle learning Blender, and yet again, I'm stuck on what should be a basic simple thing. Adding a material to an object. Can someone get me unstuck? [more inside]
posted by RobotHero on Jul 5, 2012 - 6 answers

Can largescale 3D projections be diy?

Can anyone explain to me how 3D Projection Mapping is created and eventually executed? [more inside]
posted by poolsidemuse on Jun 4, 2012 - 3 answers

3D Zodiac character items needed

Where can I find good quality stamped or molded _3D_ reproductions of zodiac signs (the fish, goat, scales, etc - not the written characters) of a "classical" appearance, between 1" and 2" diameter? I found several places selling a zodiac candy mold, which might work, but I'm not sure I like the style of the images. I'm wanting to use whatever I find as a pattern for sand-casting metal to make adornments for a big armillary sphere I'm building for my garden, so it doesn't really matter what they're made out of. Tin, plastic, wood, paper - whatever. If they're too flimsy I can make castings of them and use those as patterns. Suggestions would be appreciated. :-)
posted by Death by Ugabooga on May 13, 2012 - 7 answers

How do they make older 2D movies into 3D?

How do they make older 2D movies into 3D? [more inside]
posted by aloiv2 on Mar 16, 2012 - 3 answers

Great big gods, teeny tiny temples!

Why did all the supposed-to-be-massive sets in Immortals 3D look tiny? Did it have something to do with the fact that it's a 3D conversion? It was like the whole thing was shot in tilt-shift. [more inside]
posted by KathrynT on Nov 12, 2011 - 4 answers

Cardboard to plastic

What's the best way of turning a cardboard art project model into plastic? [more inside]
posted by devnull on Feb 4, 2011 - 4 answers

What would you name this product?

Hello, I am looking for ideas about what would be a good name for following electronic product/video converter box (in nutshell) :- It is a small box which converts regular 2D video into 3D video and using the HDMI port on this box, this 3D video can be watched on a regular LCD TV while wearing Red-Blue glasses. The product name should be small (2 words or so), pithy, not necessarily technical jargonry, and telling about its functionality in its name (if possible). thanks, -GM.
posted by goldenmean on Jan 18, 2011 - 12 answers

3d to vector questions

I am an artist and need technical help on how best to manipulate a 3d image of a human spine then export the image as a vector into Adobe Illustrator. [more inside]
posted by ogunther on Dec 3, 2010 - 7 answers

3D software for viewing .obj models!

I'm looking for a simple, free 3D viewing software in which I could import an .obj I'd export from 3dsMax and allow me to rotate around it/zoom and the such. [more inside]
posted by CelebrenIthil on Nov 24, 2010 - 8 answers

What would happen if you practiced focusing your vision in and out?

What would happen if you practiced focusing your vision in and out? Would you strain your eyes? [more inside]
posted by bleary on Nov 23, 2010 - 8 answers

Can you point me to 3D models I can move and zoom around?

Do you know an online resource where I can look at a 3D model of either a face or a body that I can rotate at all angles and maybe even zoom in so I can use it as reference for my art etc? [more inside]
posted by fantodstic on Oct 29, 2010 - 5 answers

Fecking 3D glasses: Why don't they work they way I expected?

I thought I knew how the current crop of 3D glasses worked, but an experiment with my glasses and my laptop screen proved that something weird is going on. Why does the direction I'm looking through the glasses change what I see, and why do the polarising filters appear to be oriented the same way? [more inside]
posted by metaBugs on Aug 2, 2010 - 7 answers

Classic picture. How can I get it legally?

Classic picture. How can I get it legally? [more inside]
posted by lpsguy on Jun 4, 2010 - 11 answers

Is there any good open source or free Photogrammetry software?

Is there any good open source or free Photogrammetry software? I'd like to take a few photographs (two or more) of small areas (small forested park lands) with a calibration/reference object in the frame (if need be) and extract points and lines from the images. [more inside]
posted by ianbanks on Jan 14, 2010 - 2 answers

Damn You, James Cameron, I Just Want To Watch The Pretty Pictures, Not Spend Hours Researching Competing Theater 3D Projection Standards

Avatar on IMAX 3D, is Fake IMAX the better choice or should drive further for the bigger Real IMAX screen? [more inside]
posted by jrishel on Dec 31, 2009 - 17 answers

3D effect with 2 animated photos

Looking for a site aggregating a series of "2 slightly different pictures of the same subject animated in a loop". [more inside]
posted by bru on Nov 4, 2009 - 6 answers

A splinter for my mind's eye

Looking for some architecture/3D modelling tools to help visualise a home/internal renovation. [more inside]
posted by a non e mouse on Oct 14, 2009 - 8 answers

What 3D software do I use for Architectural models suitable for 3D printing?

Hey all. Similar questions to this have been asked, but I think my formulation is unique. I am trying to model some stone walls for architectural models. I need the stone texture to show up in 3D so it will print on a 3D printer. I am not sure what the best 3D software to use for this application. [more inside]
posted by Yellowbeard on Aug 23, 2009 - 8 answers

Sketchup alternative?

I'm looking for an easy-to-use, lightweight application that will allow me to visualize a wooden structure I want to build. I know about CAD software like AutoCAD and modelling apps like 3dsMax, but they seem way more complicated than what I'm looking for. Sketchup seems to fit the bill pretty well, but it's hideous to look at and I can't seem to get exact measurements out of it. Any alternatives to sketchup out there? (free preferably but not required) Thanks
posted by AltReality on Jun 15, 2009 - 16 answers

DIY Forced-Perspective wall-hanging art/mathematics advice sought.

3-D folks, Mathematicians, and Artists: Trying to create my own Trompe-l'œil / forced perspective illusionary image to hang on my wall (e.g. the awesome parking garage signage everyone's already seen... more examples here, and here). I'm having trouble faking it with 2-D programs, and the math is puzzling me. [more inside]
posted by jjjjjjjijjjjjjj on Jan 9, 2009 - 34 answers

3-D movies and strabismus

How would my 6yo daughter with strabismus perceive a 3-D movie? [more inside]
posted by dancinglamb on Dec 6, 2008 - 15 answers

How to create fractals within Maya?

Fractal creation/generation within Maya? [more inside]
posted by supyo on Feb 7, 2008 - 2 answers

Rotation For the Stupid

Best way to rotate an image or text into 3d space? [more inside]
posted by Malor on Aug 19, 2006 - 6 answers

Name this film

Name that film: early to mid eighties, 3D (I think), modern day fantasy/adventure/heist caper involving cursed ancient crowns... Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Jul 11, 2005 - 3 answers

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