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How hard is it for someone who can't draw to do 3D modelling?

Am thinking of picking up a 3D modelling course but I can't draw at all. Would it be expected in the field that I can draw?
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>>612833
3D is more like constructing than drawing, at least when you use one of the main 3d Apps and not ZBrush wihich is more like sculpting..
More important than drawing is the ability to visualize in 3 axes x y and z.
However, no program will give you creativity or artistic talent.
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>>612834
>However, no program will give you creativity or artistic talent.

talent is disposable, everyone has some talent, i just want the one that works the fastest while not speaking like an idiot in the office
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>>612835
to add on to this, some people think they aren't in an office, because they freelance. Those people are smalltime, and will never make it to the top
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I "can't draw", but I can model some stuff in blender3d (like, box-extrusion and vertex modelling), couldn't make a human figure, but also, didn't take any courses..
I'm making most of my 3D stuff in OpenSCAD, because I like the workflow and the changability, I do suck at math though..
I like sitting around with calipers and measuring stuff out to make boxes and stuff and then print them for my various projects..
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>>612833
Draw one hour a day. If you can't do at least that, you'll forever be shit.

You don't need to know how to draw to do 3D. You need to know how to draw to be good.
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>>612833
Nope. I can't draw a stick figure but I can box model anything.
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>>612956
You can box model anything poorly because you don't have any sense of proportions due to the fact that you don't hand draw.
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>>612957
Nope. That is completely wrong. It's like saying I can't build a house or shed or anything because I'm not good at drawing.
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>>612968
You can build it but you can't design it. Unless you like modern art.
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>>612833
Drawing isn't particularly relevant for 3D, but reference material is. As long as you have a reference of some sort to go by for what you're making, you'll be fine, but drawing is helpful if you're trying to realize an original design, particularly if it's a character.
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>>612956
can you box model me a friend? ;_;

>>612971
>tfw you design a house but the doors are wider than they are tall and the ceilings aren't high enough to be able to stand up inside because no drawing skills
see how stupid you look?
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>>612971
This isn't true either. Let's say I want to design a chair. Model the basic chair from a reference. Now change it up into a design you imagine. Let's say I want edgy skull and crossbones on the seat. Find reference of skull and crossbones. Model them. Put them on the seat. Next I want twisted tooth brushes for legs. Make a toothbrush. Bend it and twist it then make 3 copies.

Now you have a dumb looking chair that you never drew.

Drawing is a reference. Pictures are a reference for drawing so they can also be a reference for modeling.
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>>612834
3D is different, agreed. I'm not an art person at all, can only draw stick figures, but I've been, well, making along with 3D modeling. I'm more of a logic & sense person, tries to make everything numbers, and I guess that's what I used to become at an -ish-trashy level
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Torr Frick said in an interview that he got into 3d because he couldn't draw.
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You guys are really a bunch of retards.

Its not about the drawing skill itself its about the other skills one learns when learning to draw/paint well.

Form, anatomy, perspective, proportions, composition, framing, colors, hand-eye coordination, to see and observe properly, etc...

So no you don't need to learn drawing to do 3D, but you need to learn all of these.
Chances are that if you are a good drawer/painter you already know most of it and it translates 100% to 3D.
And its not like you can learn all of these easily by doing 3D, sometimes it IS actually much more beneficial when going back to the basics. Meaning drawing, or simply learning the whole fucking Art/Design basics like color theory and stuff like that.

Somebody who has no knowledge of these topics will have it much harder and compared to others with more experience he/she will suck.
The valley of suck becomes much bigger this way.




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