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How can I make the twisted red and white strips on the cylinder? I have taken the cylinder and loop cut but how to twist the cylinder and get that spiral selection.

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    $\begingroup$ Why bother with twisted selection. Use a texture. $\endgroup$ – Mzidare Oct 25 '16 at 8:18
  • $\begingroup$ i don't need texture to be added. We i got the answer below hope it help u also $\endgroup$ – atek Oct 25 '16 at 9:03
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    $\begingroup$ @atek - I agree with Mzidare. Using a texture (a 2d image of diagonal red and white stripes) wrapped around the cylinder allows you to keep the cylinder geometry simple, which should produce smoother and faster renders. $\endgroup$ – Gavin Lock Oct 25 '16 at 13:46
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Create a circle and go into edit mode. I adjusted the number of vertices to 16.
circle 16 vertices

In the Properties Panel, add a Screw Modifier to the object. Set the axis to Z and raise the Screw property until the proportions are correct.
screw modifier
Apply the modifier if you wish.
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In face selection mode, Alt+rightclick on the face loops and assign them a new material.
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