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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Making textures with Meshmixer

Meshmixer offers a great set of sculpting brushes. One powerful feature is the ability to stamp or drag a pattern. These tools allow a variety of textures to be applied to the surface of a model with stencils. In this recipe, we're going to look at how this works using the three default stencils.

Getting ready

You'll only need Meshmixer for this recipe.

How to do it...

We will proceed as follows:

  1. Open Meshmixer and select Import Sphere.
  2. Go to the toolbar and select Sculpt. At the top in the pop-up menu, toggle to Surface.
  3. From the new menu selection, choose Stencils. From the pop-up row on the right-hand side of the window, choose the Stencil icon [].
  4. Your drawing brush will now use this stencil to draw with. You can make ...

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