How do i turn two sphere images into a cylindrical map?

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#1by Mynameislol » 01.02.2012, 21:04

Hello, i'm making scintella from warhammer 40k dark herecy. I'm woundering how i can turn these two spheres into a cylindrial map? Image
I'm using photoshop, and i can't seem to find out how to do it. I'd be really happy if i could get help here :)

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Re: How do i turn two sphere images into a cylindrical map?

#2by selden » 03.02.2012, 13:13

Two software packages that I know about which can do the reprojection are
MMPS http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~arcus/mmps/mmps.html

and IRIS http://www.astrosurf.com/buil/us/iris/iris.htm
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Re: How do i turn two sphere images into a cylindrical map?

#3by John Van Vliet » 03.02.2012, 21:09

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Re: How do i turn two sphere images into a cylindrical map?

#4by Tegmine » 26.06.2012, 12:26

Where is the resynth tool located? This looks pretty cool.

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Re: How do i turn two sphere images into a cylindrical map?

#5by John Van Vliet » 26.06.2012, 21:09

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Re: How do i turn two sphere images into a cylindrical map?

#6by PlutonianEmpire » 27.06.2012, 04:32

john Van Vliet wrote:it is in the GIMP Plugin Registry
under "r"
http://registry.gimp.org/glossary/r
http://registry.gimp.org/node/25219

i do not do windows support so
"Resynthesizer win64 + Heal selection + Pattern fill"
http://registry.gimp.org/node/24624
--prebuilt win32 --
http://registry.gimp.org/node/24520

but for a linux build it is very strait forward
build gimp on your system ( or install the gimp & gimp-devel, or -dev package)

Code: Select all

./configure --prefix=/usr
make && make install

make install as a normal user tells "gimptool-2.0" to install in the users HOME folder
I downloaded the "Resynthesizer win64 + Heal selection + Pattern fill" and installed it, and got this little bastard:

absolute_bs_2.png


:evil:

Before that, the resynthesizer plug-in was working perfectly.
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Re: How do i turn two sphere images into a cylindrical map?

#7by John Van Vliet » 27.06.2012, 05:00

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Re: How do i turn two sphere images into a cylindrical map?

#8by PlutonianEmpire » 27.06.2012, 06:25

john Van Vliet wrote:
i do not do windows support so

did you read that error ????

install libintl-8.dll
just where it is ?
i do not do windows support so

or
reinstall the old one
Ahhhhahahahahahaha! :lol:

I checked the dates on my existing resynthesizer install, and realized it was an outdated version from 2005. :lol:

So, I got the latest version and installed and it works now. :)
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