seamless spheres

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andromeda_girl
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seamless spheres

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Post by andromeda_girl » Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:04 pm

i seem to be missing something too obvious just now :P

what is the trick to get a seamless image onto a sphere to the north and south poles are not pinching?

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but it isn't just the poles, it also stretches along the equator.
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Re: seamless spheres

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Post by Shem Namo » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:21 pm

Try adding a transform set to flip vertically after the texture, apply a rectangle mask and soft edge. After that add a sphere map. And instead of applying the texture into the sphere use a replace material.