Import Illustrator files?

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luca1905
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Import Illustrator files?

Post by luca1905 » Sun Aug 21, 2016 3:51 pm

Hello all together,
is there any way to import Adobe Illustrator Files into the MD? I´m very comfortable with drawing in illustrator. It would be cool to make my patterns in Illustrator and import them into marvelous designer to do the rest of the stitching pleats etc.

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Re: Import Illustrator files?

Post by Rosemaryr » Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:45 am

Unfortunately, no, not directly.
Your best solution, once you've made your drawing in Illustrator, is to convert it into a bitmap image, .png or .jpg are the best options.
Then use that image as a texture on an extra pattern piece, and trace over the image for your garment's pattern pieces.

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Re: Import Illustrator files?

Post by Atom » Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:28 am

You can try my hack if you like.
viewtopic.php?f=11&t=491

Basically save your .AI files as SVG and bring them into Blender. Then run the Blender script to transfer them to Marvelous Designer.
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Re: Import Illustrator files?

Post by dela » Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:27 am

Ive made this thing into a addon

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Re: Import Illustrator files?

Post by LoriGriffiths » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:38 pm

Thanks for sharing all of your hard work with us. I'm sure others will find it useful.

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