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leather and it's folds/creases (dunno if its the right word)

By Mantas Kava on 25 Oct 11:50 1 answer 170 views 0 comments

so the question is- how do you make a part(or a surface) in solidworks like shown in my attached picture ? so far my attempts didnt please me.
in short - how do you make realistic leather surface in SW? with all its folds/creases and etc.

thanks alot :)

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  • MALLIAS
    MALLIAS almost 2 years ago

    This kind of surfaces are better with NURBS modeling. Solidworks is not the best software for this type of models, but it can be done using the freeform tool in surfaces tab. There is also a very impressive add-in called powersurfacing which gives Solidworks native abilities to do this kind of modeling. Google it.

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