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I’m a Blender beginner and I was just wondering if anyone could tell me how to make a skirt similar to the one in the picture below, just for extra background info cylinders were used to create the skirt. How do I model a cylinder to resemble the shape of a skirt. Thanks for the help, if someone answers! :)

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    $\begingroup$ Hi Likes Sims! Welcome to Blender Stack Exchange. It's helpful for us if you can provide a minimal working example, or something that shows what you tried. We can then build upon your approach or explain any potential errors. $\endgroup$ – ComputerScientist Jun 5 at 12:59
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  1. Add a circle.
  2. Add a subdivision surface modifier.
  3. With all vertices selected, perform the Checker Deselect operation to select every 2nd vertex.
  4. Scale the selected vertices inwards.
  5. Select all and extrude them.
  6. Select the resulting rings with Alt clicks and scale them accordingly.

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    $\begingroup$ I didn't know that this checker deselect exists. It seems super useful and no longer doing it manually lol $\endgroup$ – Jonas Jun 5 at 14:26
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    $\begingroup$ there is also "select previous/next active" that helps a lot: youtube.com/watch?v=uO5-RB66tdU $\endgroup$ – Sanbaldo Jun 5 at 14:38
  • $\begingroup$ The last fold is a really nice touch! Thanks for showing us the technique. $\endgroup$ – legends2k Jun 8 at 8:11
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In addition to @Leander answer, you can use "cloth" simulation to give some custom real shape to the mesh (there are also fake legs inside the skirt as collision to generate additional shapes)

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