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But what about the Textures?

Ever since I’ve explained how to convert Genesis figure shapes between character generations in several videos, many of you have been asking the same question: How to we transfer the textures? Rather than typing a variation of the same answer out every time, I thought I’ll explain all the options in one handy article that …

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How to export a UV Texture Template in Photoshop

Screen Shot 2016-04-29 at 11.21.17Sometimes it’s necessary┬áto have a 2D Texture Template for a 3D model. It makes texturing a lot easier in 2D painting apps.

While some programmes like Marvelous Designer can create the UVs, and quite clearly show them to us, there’s no easy way to export them as a flat file – akin to the one you see on the right here.

Photoshop to the rescue! All versions of Photoshop 3D and Photoshop CC can import OBJ files, and they can not only display the UV Map as an overlay, they can turn it into a new Layer for us as well.

Here’s how to do it.

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