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I know how to make a cube out of cubes or a pyramid out of pyramids, but how do I make a sphere out of spheres?

two example objects in solid mode two example objects in wireframe

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    $\begingroup$ you can use dupliverts $\endgroup$
    – user1853
    May 27, 2015 at 14:44
  • $\begingroup$ Of course you can't make a seamless solid with spheres, but you can get the general shape. $\endgroup$
    – VRM
    May 27, 2015 at 14:47

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  • Add a sphere and an empty at the center
  • Add an Array Modifier to the sphere, scale the empty and modify the arrays count.

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  • Add another sphere and parent it to the first added sphere Ctrl-P
  • Enable duplication in the objetcs properties:

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Result:

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    $\begingroup$ maybe icosphere for this? $\endgroup$ May 27, 2015 at 14:49
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks, but how do I apply the duplicates? Because I would like to do some physics with them $\endgroup$ May 27, 2015 at 14:55
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    $\begingroup$ @FacebFaceb Ctrl-Shift-A (Make Duplicates Real) $\endgroup$
    – stacker
    May 27, 2015 at 14:57

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