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Hey, everyone. I’m currently working on a Powerpuff Girls product idea for LEGO Ideas, except it’ll be solely based on the original 1998 TV series.

However, I’m looking for someone who can help me with replacing the face printing on Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup’s head pieces with custom 1998-style face prints.

Blossom

Bubbles

Buttercup

I will design the custom 1998-style face printing myself, so please let me know who can help me with this. Thanks!
(2021-02-06, 14:06)Matthew Coleman Wrote: [ -> ]Hey, everyone. I’m currently working on a Powerpuff Girls product idea for LEGO Ideas, except it’ll be solely based on the original 1998 TV series.

However, I’m looking for someone who can help me with replacing the face printing on Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup’s head pieces with custom 1998-style face prints.

Blossom

Bubbles

Buttercup

I will design the custom 1998-style face printing myself, so please let me know who can help me with this. Thanks!

The unpatterned surface for the face is 31512.dat. I should think you can place a PNG texture on this subpart using texmap (spherical projection, anyone?) and then place it into the main part instead of 31512pXX.dat.
(2021-02-06, 15:59)N. W. Perry Wrote: [ -> ]The unpatterned surface for the face is 31512.dat. I should think you can place a PNG texture on this subpart using texmap (spherical projection, anyone?) and then place it into the main part instead of 31512pXX.dat.

Interesting! Is Texmap some sort of program?
(2021-02-06, 15:59)N. W. Perry Wrote: [ -> ]The unpatterned surface for the face is 31512.dat. I should think you can place a PNG texture on this subpart using texmap (spherical projection, anyone?) and then place it into the main part instead of 31512pXX.dat.

Alright, so I've been searching everywhere for the TexMap program, and had no luck. Do you have a link to the download?
(2021-02-06, 16:03)Matthew Coleman Wrote: [ -> ]Interesting! Is Texmap some sort of program?

Texture mapping is part of LDraw and not a program.

Please read:
https://www.ldraw.org/texmap-spec.html
(2021-02-06, 16:51)Jaco van der Molen Wrote: [ -> ]Texture mapping is part of LDraw and not a program.

Please read:
https://www.ldraw.org/texmap-spec.html

Yes, and maybe have a look at these parts:
https://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.c...287p01.dat
https://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.c...287p02.dat

@ Jaco
Do you have any opinion or explanation regarding the colours used on those globes?
(2021-02-06, 16:51)Jaco van der Molen Wrote: [ -> ]Texture mapping is part of LDraw and not a program.

Please read:
https://www.ldraw.org/texmap-spec.html

Oh, okay. But how exactly can I access LDraw's TexMap? Do you have a tutorial?
(2021-02-06, 17:03)Magnus Forsberg Wrote: [ -> ]Yes, and maybe have a look at these parts:
https://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.c...287p01.dat
https://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.c...287p02.dat

@ Jaco
Do you have any opinion or explanation regarding the colours used on those globes?

The png has a transparent background and the reddish brown is the same as the hexcode specified in ldconfig.
(2021-02-06, 17:31)Matthew Coleman Wrote: [ -> ]Oh, okay. But how exactly can I access LDraw's TexMap? Do you have a tutorial?

Not exactly, I learned to do it by trial and error and Magnus helped a great bit with the sphere / globe parts.
The information on https://www.ldraw.org/texmap-spec.html should explain how things work.

Just ask here on the forums. I am sure people can help.

Refer to these threads:
https://forums.ldraw.org/thread-22213.html
https://forums.ldraw.org/thread-23076.html

A video on texmapping using LDPartEditor:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=1m3hsKbJ_II
(2021-02-06, 16:30)Matthew Coleman Wrote: [ -> ]Alright, so I've been searching everywhere for the TexMap program, and had no luck. Do you have a link to the download?

Yeah, as you can now see above, there's no program—it's just generated by your editing process, whether that's by hand, or using an LDraw software editor. It's just another characteristic of the part that LDraw can describe, like its shape, color, etc.