Best Software for Producing Figures

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Best Software for Producing Figures

Post by Marchie » Thu Oct 22, 2015 10:16 pm

Hi I'm looking for software to make scale model figures.
Can anyone recommend anything?



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Re: Best Software for Producing Figures

Post by iDig3Dprinting » Fri Oct 23, 2015 6:12 pm

Hi Marchie,

Are you looking to create 3D figurine models from scratch?

My guess is you would need to use something like Blender. This is free 3D modelling software which would suite your purpose very well. It is very powerful. The downside is that there is a steep learning curve, mainly as the interface is difficult to navigate. But the up side is that a lot of people use it so there is a lot of support, it's free and, and as I said, is an impressive piece of 3D modelling software.

https://www.blender.org/

You can export files as .STL format mesh files which is the commmon 3D printer format that is used for inputting into slicer software.

He is a brief introduction to software used in 3D printing: https://www.idig3dprinting.co.uk/news/3 ... -software/

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Re: Best Software for Producing Figures

Post by Marchie » Fri Oct 23, 2015 10:48 pm

Cheers iDig3Dprinting ;)
I will definitely have a look.
We have a lot of difficulty in finding the correct scale figures for some of our models, this is why I decided to get into 3d printing.
Thanks again.



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Re: Best Software for Producing Figures

Post by iDig3Dprinting » Sat Oct 24, 2015 9:01 am

Could we ask what figurines are you making for what models and at what scale?


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Re: Best Software for Producing Figures

Post by Thathe » Sat May 06, 2017 4:07 pm

i would try blender for the software



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