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I need the round inner corners to be sharp like the outer corners but I cant find a way to achieve this. 

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You can't sharpen that point because there are no nodes to work with, even if you expanded the stroke the 3D effect wouldn't change and the node nearest the curve will be a sharp node.

The fx is like a virtual raster effect.

The only way to get sharp 3D is to construct it, using the contour tool to get a quick sharp inner shape helps but the facets and shading all need to be manually drawn in such is the art of vectors.

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2 minutes ago, firstdefence said:

You can't sharpen that point because there are no nodes to work with, even if you expanded the stroke the 3D effect wouldn't change and the node nearest the curve will be a sharp node.

The fx is like a virtual raster effect.

The only way to get sharp 3D is to construct it, using the contour tool to get a quick sharp inner shape helps but the facets and shading all need to be manually drawn in such is the art of vectors.

Makes sense 🧐, thank you for clarifying this. 

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You could fake it by overlaying a patch for each colour, layer opacity at 75% to show the effect. This would save having to build it all.

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14 minutes ago, firstdefence said:

You could fake it by overlaying a patch for each colour, layer opacity at 75% to show the effect. This would save having to build it all.

 

Yes, thats a good idea. Gonna go with this, saves me a lot of time...

Thank you, that helped me a lot.

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You're welcome ed.

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