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Is it better for your character model to be filled or hollow inside? [duplicate]

I'm making a character model that will be rigged and used for a 3D animation I'm making for class. In tutorials I see, they keep their models hollow. Is it better to keep your model hollow? Will my ...
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Solidify but not solidify [duplicate]

is there a why to make this thing solid? It has many holes and it's hollow inside. Many thanks! It has thickness, but I just want to make it a solid piece.
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Why are my Regular Solids Hollow Sometimes? [duplicate]

I had done two projects where I used Add>Mesh>Math Functions>Regular Solids to create polyhedral dice that I added numbers to via Boolean Difference. Both of these went fine and my dice had the ...
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The Boolean modifier is not working

I'm trying to model an M16, but it's not going so well when it comes to the magazine of the weapon. Next to the magazine is a mesh. I want to cut holes in the mag with that mesh. But the magazine ...
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How to fill a mesh inner geometry to make a completely solid model

My mesh object is based on a CT bone scan so there are many inner geometries due to natural spaces in human bones. But I need a model that has no inner geometries. How do I fill inner holes and spaces ...
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How do I make a hollow sphere?

So my journey here is only days old, but am already struggling. I am trying to duplicate this: I've watched countless videos and repeated the best I can learn so far. So on my first sphere I've ...
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Boolean creates a hollow object

I am trying to carve out some wear lines on a bullet, from where the barrel of a gun would cut into the metal. I am using a boolean modifier on the bullet, set to difference. It cuts into the object ...
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3D Print a solid object

How can I 3D print a solid object? I am trying to create a coin. I have built a model and of course it's just a wire-frame shell. 3D print services tell me that some faces are too thin. I need to ...
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Solidify a complex hollow object in Blender

I am trying to solidify this object from the inside in Blender which was created using the Boolean modifier on a cylinder applied with five smaller radii and slightly longer cylinders. Using the ...
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How to fill a mesh / make solid

I'm a student looking at microstructures. To render proper images I need to have solid objects (e.g. emulsion droplets). Does anyone know how to create an object/mesh that is solid in the inside, ...
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how to solidify a cylinder

ok, there's probably something huge I'm missing that makes me look like an idiot, but I'm relatively new to blender and I'm having an issue, does anyone know how to solidify a cylinder? everytime I ...
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How do I hollow a 3D model in Blender?

I am new to Blender and barely know it's features. I am working on a game and I have to make flying airplanes for it. I want to hollow the fuselage of the plane so that I can make the interior of the ...
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How can I evenly split a cube?

I am trying to make a mold to model the airway. Is there a way to split a cube all the way through in multiple parts. I am trying to cut the cube in this fashion. Is there way to cut it like this? I ...
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Is there a way to fill in hollow objects?

I am trying to make a mold of the human airway. To do so I need to subtract the airway components from a block, then 3D print the mold. It appears that all components are hollow, is there a way to ...
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Walls on cross section of a solidified object look hollow

When I cut a solidified object (with Alt-b) to see how it looks inside - its walls look hollow (see picture) on the cut plane (but remain solid were they were not ...

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