A Work in Progress: Diamond - Brilliant round cut



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step 1 of 16

first add primitive - cylinder with 8 rotation segments, 1 cap segment and 4 height segments, with measures radius=50 and height=60.

Make it editable(ctrl+C), and use optimize function

Creation of Diamond - Brilliant round cut: Step 1

step 2 of 16

with the loop selection tool select the two loopsas depicted, and...

Creation of Diamond - Brilliant round cut: Step 2

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...the two polygon loops, as depicted here. Next...

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...click back to line editing and choose func. edge cut(m~f), check, if Create N-Gons is unchecked and click apply. When there are not created triangles on the loops above and below the cutted lines, then click poly editing(under the line editing) button, here we have selected both loops, now we just choose triangulate(after right click), and we're done with this step.

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step 5 of 16

I. - select rectangular selection tool

II. - check, if select only visible is unchecked

III. - select these points

IV. - in coordinates bar simply add *1,08 behind X and Z sizes(we need to set the points to the circular shape)

Creation of Diamond - Brilliant round cut: Step 5

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I. - select all top points

II. - rotate these points to -22,5°

III. - simply add behind X and Z sizes *0,56

Creation of Diamond - Brilliant round cut: Step 6

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with rectangular selection tool select recent points, as descripted, and set them similar to this pic

Creation of Diamond - Brilliant round cut: Step 7

step 8 of 16

before you select polys, check if select only visible is checked, then select polys from the top wiew window, and use melt(U~Z).

Next select "red"polys, use melt, next the "blue" polys and finally use melt. Here we have the whole diamond(brilliant).

Creation of Diamond - Brilliant round cut: Step 8

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Settings for the diamond shader - especially the IOR-refraction, 2,417 for diamond.

Creation of Diamond - Brilliant round cut: Step 9

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Another angle of scene

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another...

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Creation of Diamond - Brilliant round cut: Step 12

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Closeup look at the diamond(new render)

Creation of Diamond - Brilliant round cut: Step 13

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Top wiew wireframe

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Bottom wiew wireframe...

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Side wiew wireframe...

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Final result

Creation of Diamond - Brilliant round cut: Final Result

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avatar RichieMB
RichieMB says:

That is a perfect diamond shape, and your step 13 looks awesome.

(5 years and 2440 days ago)