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UV mapping a straight image around a ring shaped flat mesh [duplicate]

Is it possible to mapping a image around a ring shaped mesh? I would imagine there should be a way to curve/distort the image around the mesh. If not, how can I straighten out the mesh easily instead ...
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How can I get a straight UV map when I unwrap? [duplicate]

I modelled this little wall in Blender and I dont know how to get the curve straight. Can somebody help? http://prntscr.com/g2ljc6 I changed a few things with my model and Im not sure how to get the ...
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How to make textures follow a certain path? [duplicate]

I'm working on a fountain made of cobblestone. The base is currently a single object. You can see the the base in full here: (ignore the clipping of the texture for now, I'm still working on the UV ...
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Unwrapping curved Object [duplicate]

The title is a bit general but I'll give all the details in the post. My problem is that I can't unwrap the part of the conveyor belt "straight" shown in this pic. Can I really do it or I should ...
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Straightening a circular object's UVs for trim texture [duplicate]

I want to unwrap a circular shape completely straight for trim textures. But when I do, I got a problem with the texture. It doesn't project right onto the object. I unwraped the model then I took one ...
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How do I straighten UV maps?

How can I straighten ALL the vertical UV lines at once? Is there a hot keyshort cut? Or if I have to do them one by one .. is there at shortcut for that? Thank you!
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Unwrapping a circle into a line of segments?

How can I UV unwrap a circle (which is divided into segments) into a straight line of segments (triangles) - I can only get segments placed randomly. I.E. a row of triangular segments with the ...
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How to uv unwrap a curved pipe?

I've been searching for an answer for how to unwrap curved objects (pipes specifically) in blender. Youtube throws out tones on how to do it in maya but nothing about it in blender. If I unwrap this ...
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UV unwrap not working?

I'm trying to linearly unwrap a wheel into 4 lines. So I select the 1st 1/4 faces, U->Follow Active Quads, and the unwrap shows up in the UV editor. Then I select the next 1/4 of faces, U->Follow ...
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Blender 2.8 equivalent of UV Squares / make islands straight?

I'm starting to use Blender 2.8 beta and have a question : Is there something like UV Squares that I could use to make my UV islands straight ? I already tried with pins, didn't worked. Thank you ! :)
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Is it possible to add noise or other type of texture between color ramp stops?

I'm trying to duplicate the following type of gradient like the horns in this picture: I saw an example of that uses a texture as a transition, but it only shown just a duo-tone gradient using a ...
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repeating hole pattern or texture on surfaces (climbing wall drill holes)

Im trying to replicate the drilling holes which can be found on climbing walls. They are uniform in shape and should tile with the same distance and should not be cut on corners (getting half holes ...
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How to unwrap a cylinder to rectangles instead of a circle?

I currently made a Model of a Can and wanted to Unwrap the Body, but it always shows up Round. The Model I made earlier though, shows the Unwrap as rectangles, and I would like to do that in my latest ...
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How to convert UV to square shape?

Here, I have tank track model. I'll use this model in the Game, so I will just translate texture to x axis. Top and Bottom uv are well mapped, when moving texture to x axis, it's moving circular. ...
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Applying roof tilles on cone shaped roof in Blender?

I have problem with applying roof tile texture on a conical roof in blender. I use this image as a reference And when I try to unwrap the cone I got this circular shaped projection which is useless ...
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UV mapped texture is distorted on flat faces

I'm trying to model a hand grenade with my later added hand painted texture. Right now, I'm at the UV Mapping process and I have a problem with stretches appearing on my UV Map. How can I solve this ...
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UV Unwrapping Woes - Extra Faces?

I'm new to 3D modeling and especially to getting my UVs unwrapped. Currently, as seen in the screenshot below, I appear to have a whole slew of faces (54, I believe) that cannot be seen, nor do I ...
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UV unwraping a vase

How do I properly unwrap this object? It is a Vase made from circle. I tried all the methods of unwrapping and cylinder projection gives me the best result. However, this stretches the top area. How ...
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How to UV Unwrap in straight lines?

I'm struggling to Alt + Select those side faces, but when I manage it and try to unwrap, it creates a curved UV, which is not what I'm trying to do. So how do I unwrap these into straight UVs ?
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UV mapping: fit image to cylinder projection

I want to map a beach panorama.jpg to the inside of a cylinder such that it makes a room with a circular beach wall in my virtual environment. I've gotten this far. I need to either mold the image ...
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How to deform UV into a square? [duplicate]

I have a torus that I want to project the earth onto, but the current shape of the UV can't be simply scaled into a square. Is it possible to deform this into a perfect grid-like square (I'm not ...
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Stuggling to UV Wrap Can [duplicate]

I am trying to UV Wrap the can in the image but I am struggling with how to design my label so it fits the correct curve of the UV map. I tried warping my image in Photoshop but I just couldn't make ...
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How to arrange UV mapping to Square as like attached video? [duplicate]

At 01:30 on the below video, UVs arranged to Square as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lvpNM1DrYU If I do follow this action(select all>UV Cylinder Projection), UVs become like below picture(...
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How does one make a straight grid from a UV unwrap? [duplicate]

I'm somewhat new to blender. How exactly does one stretch UV islands so that they form a perfect grid? I'm looking to scale/rotate islands from two points, sort of like unfolding a beach towel. I'd ...
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What are the steps to get the UVs back to a square with evenly spaced verts in 2.8? [duplicate]

I realize there are some things I don't know how to do. I previously had an addon for 2.79 that helped with UV layouts and it isn't available in 2.8. If I have basic shapes with increased detail, what ...
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Something's wrong with the UV map

The UV is not Unwrapping into perfect circles. Nothing but mere twists and turns and distort. Can you help me? SOLVED: I figured out what I did wrong. I used cylinders instead of circle. No wonder ...
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UV unwrapping stretching image while using Displace modifier?

Hi guys I'm hoping someone can help me out with this problem as I'm getting really frustrated with it. I have this cylinder like shape that I'm trying to use the Displace modifier with. I want to use ...