I can't see my sculpt in edit mode but it gets displayed in object mode and sculpt mode.enter image description here

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    $\begingroup$ You don't give us any information on how you sculpted the mesh and what kind of modifier you use - so I will ask my crystal ball ;) You have a Multires modifier on the object to create enough geometry to sculpt. But it is a modifier, the resolution is procedural and the sculpt only built upon this virtual mesh as long as you don't apply the modifier. The Edit Mode always shows the existing geometry, which is still a lower resolution and not sculpted. $\endgroup$ Jun 8 at 6:07
  • $\begingroup$ how can I fix it? $\endgroup$ Jun 8 at 7:31
  • $\begingroup$ You could also use Shape > Apply Base in the modifier so that the base mesh will be deformed according to the sculpt - but when the base mesh has a lower resolution this will not be the same as the sculpt. If you really need to see the sculpt in Edit Mode for whatever reason, you have to apply the modifier. But then the change is permanent and you cannot simply go back to a lower resolution. $\endgroup$ Jun 8 at 7:44
  • $\begingroup$ A common workflow is to use the remesh operation ('Cltr+R') to model the basic shape of the model (use the 'R' key in Blender 3.5 / 'Shift+R' in earlier versions to visually set the Voxel Size value). When you're happy with the basic shape, you can do a retopology to create a low-poly mesh version of the model. Then add a MultiRes modifier and add finer details like wrinkles, scales, etc. Finally, you can bake a Normal Map from the MultiRes sculpt and use it for the low-poly base mesh. $\endgroup$
    – Blunder
    Jun 8 at 12:03
  • $\begingroup$ Have a look here: youtube.com/watch?v=tQfFlzHJJ88 (Dino creature) or here (Grant Abbitt's Old Man) (uses DynTopo instead of remesh in the first step). -- If you're looking for sculpting human anatomy have a look here: youtu.be/L5i6SM07DHk (there are several free videos in this channel about female and male heads, body, legs, etc) and youtu.be/Sbj-SSdaA_Y $\endgroup$
    – Blunder
    Jun 8 at 12:25


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