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dckbnfld | 8 years ago | 3 comments | 1,938 views

I am trying to put some text onto the inner surface of a wedding band so the text needs to follow the curvature of the band. I have tried using 'plane2cylinder.fx but this only seems to give me a convex type of shape. Similarly with the text options of 'circle' or 'string'. Is there any way of achieving this effect?

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Why don't you position the camera inside the cylinder? You can do this with the POSITION property of the camera layer.

For the text layer use the following settings:
-CIRCLE 2 (1st dropdown below the textbox)

You can now scroll the text with the 1st slider of the TEXT ROTATION property.

michiel, 8 years ago

Thanks for the tip Michiel.
I need to keep my text in the same position relative to my wedding band.Why does BT not allow me to attach this text layer to the model layer?

dckbnfld, 8 years ago

I advise you to attach the text and the wedding band to the same container layer and move this container layer.

michiel, 8 years ago

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