6
votes
1answer
134 views

Custom image as plot marker

Is there a quick and easy way with Graphics to replace the standard data points in a plot with a custom image?
9
votes
1answer
315 views

How do I place a texture on an irregular 3D model?

I'm trying to reproduce a textured head in Mathematica, and I'm using a kind of 'net' of a head which contains all the features on the face. The texture looks like this: which is supposed to look ...
13
votes
2answers
336 views

Sharp background image in plot

How do I get rid of blurry transitions between pixels of the background image below. It's the fault of Texture[], previously discussed in this answer. I haven't ...
8
votes
4answers
580 views

Showing a rectangular plot on an almost-closed sphere

I am currently teaching some students about the "point at infinity", and how it allows us to treat circles and lines as "the same", etc. I would like to kind of show this happening with a series of ...
5
votes
1answer
197 views

Exported graphics texture to eps is too dark

Why is the exported graphics eps file so dark? It looks much lighter (and better) as the Mathematica output appearing the notebook. After running ...
41
votes
4answers
4k views

How to make a 3D globe?

There are many ways to create a 3D Earth that is rotatable (see here, here, related here), but most of them have some drawbacks. These issues mainly stem from either ...