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Cannot execute boolean operation with imported SVG

I imported some SVG objects, extracted them and converted them to a mesh. When I tried to perform a boolean difference operation between them, I saw the error message "Cannot execute boolean operation"...
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bone heat weighting: failed to find solution for one or more bones error message

Here it goes again, the rigging error. I have a model that has a mirror modifier already applied and a subsurface and displace modifier (not applied) in my model. So when I try to parent my model to ...
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Problem with recalculating normals in a complex mesh

I have a mesh with a complex topology and some of the faces normals facing inwards. I have tried to recalculate the normals with Ctrl+N but there are still faces that won't flip. Any suggestions on ...
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Attaching one face to another

I'm just beginning to learn Blender, and I ran into a problem. I ended up with two separate meshes in one object. I want to attach their faces together, as if I had drawn and extruded one from the ...
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Unable to fix error message "You should have an active texture to use multires baker"

I have been following Kent Trammel's YouTube tutorial series on creating a realistic head within Blender without many obstacles. In part 3 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoiYMx2xXGA&t=27s) he ...
Gage Benham's user avatar
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Boolean modifier difference not working

I know this has been asked before - I've looked through and tested them all, and none works. I'm using Blender to create a medical implant for 3D printing. I need to make the inner and outer casing ...
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Boolean Modifier fails or makes object disappear [duplicate]

I cant seem to Cut a hole in Any objects with the Difference operation while using the Boolean Modifier, All it does make Objects Disappear or Instead give me an Error(Unable to perform Boolean ...
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What causes black shading errors?

As the picture shows, the bottom part of the hospital is covered with shadow and I don't know why. The face normals are not flipped. This happens in both solid view and rendered view. What causes ...
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Need help with sculpting a shield

So I'm very new to Blender, literally only days old. I never studied 3D modeling, I'm trying to learn by myself, I'm watching lots of tutorials to learn, my main use for Blender will be 3D printing my ...
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Problem after joining meshes

After I've joined 3 meshes into a single mesh with ctrl+j, part of it becomes transparent after I import it to Unity (see left side of the image). What could cause this and how can I fix it?
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How to smooth area with sharp edges?

I´m quite new to Blender and this is what I have achieved so far: Now I want to print a little model of this helmet. Unfortunately there are a lot of sharp edge areas like this one here: Is there ...
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What causes odd deformations when using Subsurf?

first time here. Alrighty, I'm quite new to 3D model design in Blender, but I have a little problem with my book model. The mesh is fine (I think). But there are a good few points where the text mesh ...
HighMaster's user avatar
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Why is the boolean modifier not working with my model?

I want to cut the hole with the boolean modifier but it's not working. Anyone have any ideas why? Also, how can I trim a part from the model. Here is my blend file:
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How to make a precise bolt hole in a simpler way?

I'm new to blender and using it to create 3d objects for my printer. Part of this is "cutting" holes for bolts very precisely which I managed to do but my way is so long/tedious I must be missing ...
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How to flip normals that won't flip

I'm creating some low-poly terrain in blender by starting with a grid, then pulling vertices up vertically using a random falloff to affect nearby vertices. I've ended up with some normals that face ...
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