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30 Nov 2021 13:37:20 EST (-0500)
  Re: How to "roundify" objects  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 16 May 2015 03:05:33
Message: <5556ec3d$1@news.povray.org>
On 15-5-2015 19:36, Stephen wrote:
> On 15/05/2015 16:59, Lars Rohwedder wrote:
>> I'd like to do "round" some objects to make their edges more natural.
>>
>> It is like a "Gaussian blur" followed by "Sharpening", as I did in 2D in
>> the two attached images.
>>
>> It shold be possible in 3D, too. But how to do that in Povray?
>>
>> Lars R.
>>
>
> You need to do it manually.
> One way is to create a box and difference a cylinder (centred on a
> corner of the box) from it. Then difference that shape from the box you
> want to bevel.
>
> IIRC You might be able to find some macro's or write your own.
>

Another way is to use a superellipsoid instead. For examples, look in 
the folder scenes\objects\ and try superel1.pov, superel2.pov and 
superel3.pov

-- 
Thomas


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