Mapping curved objects


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Mapping curved objects

One issue with texturing is curved surfaces. They are a little bit more difficult to texture in SketchUp. So let's go ahead and create a curve surface. I am going to start with a circle here and just create a small circle and pull that up into a cylinder. We are actually going to make a soup can here. I am going to actually select this guy, and delete him. So if I wanted to just drag in a texture like we did before, I could certainly do that, and I could just go to Import here. And if I show my Targa files, if I am in chapter 4 and I show my Targa files, I could find the file called SoupLabel and import that and use that as a texture.

Now, when I do that, you can see how well this is trying to snap to a plain and we have actually a curved surface here. So if I snap to one of these end points and size it properly, you will see that it actually only maps to that one invisible face. In fact, if we go View > Hidden Geometry, you will see that the texture map only map to that one face...

Mapping curved objects
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Mapping curved objects provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 6 Essential Training

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