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Making a football ("Soccer Ball" for you American users)

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Football

Requirements:

Hexagonal Grid

Glow

Shape3D

I have made two versions for this tutorial, use the one you like best.

Version 1:

Steps:

1. Create an image with the size of 640*480.

2. Render the Render -> Hexagonal Grid with it's default settings.

step1s.jpg

3. Apply the Stylize - Outline effect with the default settings.

step2par.jpg

4. Apply the Photo - Glow effect with the default settings.

step3xgp.jpg

5. Now start Render - Shape3D.

- In the texture map list, select Plane Map (Scaleable).

- Set the texture Scale to 0,700.

- Turn antialias on with AA level 5.

step4.jpg

The result:

step5.jpg

Version 2:

Steps:

1. Create an image with the size of 400*400.

2. Render the Render -> Hexagonal Grid with size 50.

ver2step1.jpg

3. Apply the Stylize - Outline effect with the default settings.

ver2step2.jpg

4. Apply the Distort - Frosted Glass effect with the default settings.

ver2step3.jpg

5. Now start Render - Shape3D.

- In the texture map list, select Plane Map (Scaleable).

- Set the texture Scale to 1,100.

- Turn antialias on with AA level 5.

ver2step4.jpg

The result:

ver2step5.jpg

Thanks for reading, i've planned this tutorial for a long time now and i'm really happy with it.

I hope you'll find it usefull.

If there's something this tutorial miss or I should've explained better, please tell me.

Thanks to Welshblue for giving ideas for the second version and thanks to david.atwell for fixing some spelling.

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Nice idea.

If you use a thicker line width on the hex' ... you can always run the stitch plug-in to make it look more

football.jpg

*edit: maybe bevel selection could make the panels stand out more ?

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Thats a really nice ball, i like it.

Thanks for using my tutorial.

I'll look at your suggestions and see if i can put them into the tutorial.

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Nice tut, good idea too. However, i think this needs expansion, like the suggestions welsblue mentioned. Then it'll be a great tut. :)

I'd also edit the title so it say "football" not "fotball". ;)

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On the shape 3D part, When I change the Texture Scale to 0,700, It changes back to 5.000 and makes it look like a pool ball, ???

Edit: Oh nevermind, On your version it is 0,700 on mine its 0.700, Well nice tutorial, I'll post my result when I finish :D

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It might be the fact you changed it to "0,700" not "0.700" (notice the comma and the decimal point).

If not, then i don't know. :)

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Fixed spelling. Added clarification for American users.

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Fixed spelling. Added clarification for American users.

No biggy but you missed out the typo at the start of the post...Where it says "Fotball" instead of "Football" :)

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Fixed spelling. Added clarification for American users.

No biggy but you missed out the typo at the start of the post...Where it says "Fotball" instead of "Football" :)

Good point. :-) Done.

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Okay, i've added a version 2, what do you guys think of it?

I think it looks better. :)

Thanks to Welshblue for the idea and inspiring me.

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Thats a really nice ball, i like it.

Thanks for using my tutorial.

I'll look at your suggestions and see if i can put them into the tutorial.

No worries. I liked the idea and am using it to make some good footballs (IMO :P )

I think your biggest thanks should go to david.atwell for not locking this, and making the changes :wink:

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Wow! Great tutorial!

That's my try:

75249344_full,r,470x470.jpg

(A bit different)

And That's how I used it:

Hidden Content:
A screenshot from Toribash, mainly a fighting game but with a mod:

Before:

75249374_full,r,470x470.jpg

And after:

75249356_full,r,470x470.jpg

Yes, the light is a bit wrong, but it looks much better than the blue ball!

Again, great tutorial!

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Thanks everybody for the feedback.

And nice ball there wiirus.

This is sorta breaking rules 5a and 6 in the tut guidelines

I don't feel I break any of these.

Firstly I was not in rush, I took me good time to write and make this.

But it must be a little difference to play with effects and make a fotball?

I didn't just play with some effects, it was delibirated.

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Nice idea.

If you use a thicker line width on the hex' ... you can always run the stitch plug-in to make it look more

football.jpg

I like the way you put the grass in, how did you do that? But I see that if you put in the black patches BEFORE using stitch/frosted glass, you dont see those annoying white lines in the patches.

Other wise, job well done!

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@ Litl-Lol95 ... I made the grass using Oma's Palm Leaf tut Click Lots of layers and blurs :wink:

The ball was a quick job to show the tut author what else you could do.

Thanks

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