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How to create a circle with the Array Modifier [duplicate]

I was trying to create the same as in this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whjFb0xFoLk But when I do exact the same my objects keep regrowing. So each next object will be even bigger then ...
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How to complete a circular shape using an array modifier? [duplicate]

How would I use the array modifier to duplicate this pattern all the way around the top and bottom circle faces? Whenever I try to use the array modifier, the pattern just copies next to itself. Its ...
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Array modifier not working as expected [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a car rim in Blender. However when I try to add array modifier, and rotate the instances around empty, they are not in the same distance from the center (as shown in the image). I ...
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how do you spin-duplicate an object to make a grenade? [duplicate]

I ma making a grenade like this one in the image: And I have the main bumpy part here: so I want to spin them to make that shape, but nothing seems to work. Any ideas? Thanks.
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array of cylinders around sphere surface (sea-urchin-like) [duplicate]

I have a sphere and I want to make some cylindrical cavities on it's surface, which are tangent to the sphere's surface The cylinders wich which I should make the boolean difference should be disposed ...
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Why is it important to apply transformation to an objects data?

I've watched several tutorials and very often they applied the location, rotation or scale to the object when they transformed it in Object Mode. They always said it is important, but why?
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How to distribute objects in a circular pattern on a surface (Radial Array, Polar Array)

I'm modeling a bathroom interior, and I was wondering if there were any nice ways to distribute the little water spouts in their pattern along the black plastic for this shower head. Here is my ...
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How can I model Gothic style windows?

I'm trying to model some Gothic type architecture for a game. I'm more of a organic guy, so I have no idea how to go about modelling these shapes(reference image included). I'm more interested in 1,2,...
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How to make an object go around another circular objects? [duplicate]

I am making a sort of steampunk element and I want to have small bolts go around a cylinder. I'm not sure what would be the most precise and quick method to achieve something like that: My current ...
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Make all objects on an array fit exactly on a curve

I created cube, then I created circle-curve and scaled it. Then I set modifers on the cube: array to fit the curve length, and next a curve modifier. But my cubes not fit exactly on the curve, and I ...
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How to create a cylinder with a given circumference?

I have a face on a mesh and I want to create a cylinder where the faces around would perfectly fit on this given face, not taking in account the height of the cylinder. I know the number of "vertices"...
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How do I create four circular copies in edit mode?

I am creating this simple windmill model for a tutorial: I have created one blade. What is the most efficient method to create the other three spaced 90 degrees apart around the main shaft? Array ...
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Nested objects/animations like in Flash?

I'm wondering whether there is an equivalent functionality in Blender to simulate the way Flash let's you create object "instances" each of which encapsulates other objects and even animations. The ...
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Problems with array modifier offsets

I'm new to Blender, and my English is not so good, so please excuse me. I've been trying to use the Array modifier using the offsets of an unscaled, unrotated empty object to create an array of ...
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How can I place the rollers of a corner roller conveyor evenly?

I manually copied each roller by hand and rotated/translated into place but it is not exact. How can I automate this?

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