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How can I put an image on a surface [duplicate]

I want to paste an image on the surface of a 3D plot. For example consider this image which I want to paste on the surface of this sphere ...
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How to make an inkblot?

How to effectively create a polygon that looks like a realistic inkblot? So far, I could come up with this (borrowing from Ed Pegg Jr.'s Rorschach demonstration): ...
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How can we make publication-quality PlotMarkers without version 10?

Suppose that for certain reasons we are not yet using Mathematica version 10, or we have a version with buggy PlotMarkers. It is well known that the default markers ...
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How do I plot coordinates (latitude and longitude pairs) on a geographic map?

I'm attempting for the first time to create a map within Mathematica. In particular, I would like to take an output of points and plot them according to their lat/long values over a geographic map. I ...
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Composition: how to make a day and night world map?

Given the following world images: ...
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How to make a 3D topographic globe?

I've made some attempt with this dataset of elevation. But I have some trouble with ListSurfacePlot3D, which can not show the globe correctly: And I've checked ...
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Quirk in VertexColors interpolation when displaying Polygon

When using VertexColors, the docs state: The interior of the polygon is colored by interpolating between the colors specified by ...
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How to find the outline of a country given the imperfect outlines of its administrative subdivisions?

I have a larger outline divided into several regions. While my data represents something else, let us think of this as the provinces/counties of a country, for the sake of simplicity. This is, for ...
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Calculating a potential function using the finite element method

This is my first attempt to use the Finite Element method available in version 10. There are questions and I am very open to suggestions. My example is flow around a cylinder which is a well known ...
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How to plot the 3D-boundary of California or other states

I can get the postion with this code ...
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Pixel perfect world map with no border lines

I'm trying to build a real world map in Minecraft and want a pixel-perfect raster image I can copy pixel for block. How can I modify ...
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Using Texture to color countries according to their timezones

So I'm trying to make a world map, where each country is colored according to its timezone. Except, for countries with multiple timezones, the country is filled with vertical stripes of colors ...
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How to create and export a procedural planet texture with normal map

I would like to generate some earth-like/mars-like/giant-gas-like planets/moon/asteroid textures with normal map and specular map as 4k PNG files (4096 X 2048 pixels), to be mapped on a sphere with ...
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How to protrude a 2D image wrapped on a 3D surface

There are a few posts on this theme: How to make a 3D globe? How to render a 3D tubular graphics from a 2D image path How to extrude a 3D image from a binary 2D image However I can't quite piece ...
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Applying a texture to part of a sphere

I am trying to texture a sphere with a picture of myself. I don't want it to be stretched across the whole sphere but only to appear on the front. I used ...

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