POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.images : Revisiting meshrelief : Re: Revisiting meshrelief Server Time: 25 Jan 2021 23:33:16 GMT
  Re: Revisiting meshrelief  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 12 Nov 2020 20:35:06
"Bill Pragnell" <bil### [at] hotmailcom> wrote:
> Hi All
>
> Some of you may remember my 'meshrelief' include for making perturbed meshes
> from target shapes. I've recently rewritten it using a cube-face point grid
> instead of the old equirectangular grid, which tended to produce 'pinching' at
> the poles. The even spacing of the cube grid also allows simple kernel smoothing
> of the resulting mesh.

Nice.  So this should function something like Chris Young's point-cloud
generation, which he then refined in MeshLab and exported to a mesh {} / STL for
3D printing?

I was recently pondering a design that seemed worth printing on my friend's
Stratasys, so... this is timely.   :)


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