CHAPTER 5

Capture It! with 123D Catch

 

MODELING ISN’T LIMITED TO conventional programs with drawing and editing tools. Modeling can also be done with photographs. In this chapter our tools will be a camera and on-line reality capture software. The result is called a “capture” or “photoscene.” What it is, is a photorealistic or phototextured model, a mesh model covered with photos to make it closely resemble the subject. If you want to make a model that’s easily recognized as a specific person or object, as shown in Figure 5-1, Autodesk’s 123D Catch apps are for you.

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    Figure 5-1     A capture of a sculpture at the Asian Art Museum in San ...

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