I'm taking an online Blender course and the instructor is using the "To Sphere" option to make the holes for a bowling ball made from an icosphere. So for the picture here I insetted the edges, subdivided by 3, then tried "To Sphere" but nothing happened. Does anyone know how to fix this?enter image description here

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    $\begingroup$ Showing perhaps a gif containing the exact steps you are taking would help understand the issue you are having. This seems to work fine here. $\endgroup$ – Timaroberts Mar 17 '18 at 5:04
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    $\begingroup$ To sphere operator has a "factor" (0 to 1, 1 is the most spherical possible) which can be set moving the mouse or in the operator panel after the operator is confirmed. $\endgroup$ – lemon Mar 17 '18 at 10:12
  • $\begingroup$ Or use LoopTools addon, Specials menu (W) > LoopTools > Circle $\endgroup$ – Mr Zak Mar 17 '18 at 22:51

I would do it like this:

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of course you have to drag the "to sphere" command action to get the desired amount (1 = maximum effect)


The 'To Sphere' tool on selected vertices is tricky to use because you have to move the mouse and not every direction results in a change.

When you use the tool, moving the mouse left enough will diminish the effect, moving the mouse right enough, it will turn into a sphere.

In most cases, you'll probably want the full force, a clean circle. Then numeric input is your friend. Just use the tool and don't bother using the mouse. Hit 1RETURN. That is a safe way to use the tool.


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