Tutorial - Tip - insert a reference image into a sketch in SolidWorks

A reference image in your sketch can help get dimension correct and make the modeling process simpler. In this tutorial I will show you how to insert a reference image into a sketch in SolidWorks. This is also a great technique to use when doing surface modeling.

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Tutorial - Tip - insert a reference image into a sketch in SolidWorks

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I will show you how to insert a reference image into a sketch.
You can do this in more then one sketch for a project and on more then one plane. When the image is no longer needed, just change the visibility of the sketch the image is in

For this tutorial, I will be using an image of a vase to reference in creating a model of a similar vase.

Answered with a tutorial: https://grabcad.com/tutorials/tutorial-tip-insert-a-reference-image-into-a-sketch-in-solidworks

 
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I understand this...but how do you get a good picture in first place?
Eye it as close as possible?
I can see the vase is off a little so is this just for makiing
ref models?

 
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For some reason, whatever I try, the Sketch Picture menu is always greyd-out. I enabled the Autotrace add-in, restarted... Nothing helps. I use Solidworks 2016 64bit.

 
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