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leo

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At one point I was modeling a product that needed a lens that was on one side of a slightly conical surface. I fought and fought with it. I haven
 
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The smaller the picture, the smaller the file size. Use a graphics program to reduce the size of the graphic. There are dozens of them available on the Internet, some free, some trial versions.



My favorite freebie graphics editors are:

The Gimp -- http://www.gimp.org

Irfanview -- http://www.irfanview.com



My favorite freebie screen capture utility:

Screenhunter -- http://www.wisdom-soft.com





P.S. Can't wait to see your picture!
 

Nose Bleed

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Well, I've done something extremely similar...



What I did was a blend... I blended the oval.



I'm positive your oval has a 3D lower surface.



In other words, I created a 3d sweep of a .0125 protusion in an ovular sweep. Then blended out from that protusion, then created the rounds as necessary.



Does that help - at all?
 

Nose Bleed

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P.S.

If you're running dumbdows (windows) The photo editor does wonders when attempting to cut your upload to a nominal size.
 

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