Linked Questions

1
vote
0answers
21 views

How to loop a triangle-shaped piece into n-gon [duplicate]

I have a triangle with an angle of 45 degrees, I need to loop it so that I get an octagon with the same pattern on each of 8 "slices" I could use a screw modifier, but it messes up edges inside of a ...
14
votes
6answers
3k views

How to create a circle pie chart with separate (adjustable/variable) triangle “chunks”?

I'm after an adjustable pie chart. Think of a circular box of cheese triangles. Each triangle is a separate object from the others (and variable in the .pct of the circle, but together form a thick ...
30
votes
1answer
36k views

How can I duplicate a mesh along a curve?

I want to outline a curve in the form of text with a mesh (UV-sphere, cube etc.). How can I do that while saving mesh geometry without using the Curve modifier?
11
votes
2answers
2k views

Making a double-helix mesh

First time asking a question here, and I'm really new to Blender. Hopefully you'll forgive me for asking really dumb questions. So I want to do a neat little "beginner project" animation that ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Array modifier with rotation value?

Is it possible to create a turret like mesh like this using the bottom mesh and an array modifier? I want to be able to easily change the height of the shown shingle siding pattern. What I am ...
2
votes
3answers
416 views

Cut mesh with circle pie chart like mesh for animation

What I want to do is to cut open a mesh like a cake for an animation. So to do something like this: to create something like this: The second image is a render taken from the Cycles Demoreel 2015 ( ...
2
votes
0answers
634 views

Rotating array objects around a circle

I created an object and used an array modifier to create copies of the object in a circular shape as seen below (using the object offset option around an empty at the origin). I'd like to be able to ...
1
vote
1answer
433 views

Rotating Array Modifier applied to a rotated object issue

So initially I've learned using the Array modifier from this video but actually it is decribed in short in this Q&A. When I used it to create a spiral ladder, I got a problem, though: when I used ...
0
votes
2answers
139 views

ColorRamp works in Material mode but not when it's rendered

I have a problem: I'm trying to model a DNA. I have it set up, but when I have a color ramp set to two different colors, it only shows one when rendering. But when I click Material in the 3d view, I ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

How to position an office chair's legs?

Seriously. How? There are five of them. Do i just eye ball it and risk getting it all wrong or is there an exact way of achieving it?