# Linked Questions

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### How to "join" edges to one loop

I've tried different ways to join the two edge loops to make them into one. The result I'm looking for is one complete loop that I can grap and slide. In the current state I need to select both set ...
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### Knife project on subsurf-object leaves artifacts

I have a plane with subsurf modifier, And a circle to cut(knife project) with. The hole is cut, but it leaves mesh(artifacts) inside of it. Creasing (Ctrl E) works on the outer edges only, leaving ...
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### Topology question regarding circular holes

Hopefully general topology questions are ok here. If not then I apologize. I'm still new and trying to focus on topology. I'm working on an insect type model (bee/wasp) and have kept it all quads but ...
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### "Smooth Vertex" wrinkles mesh instead of smoothing it

How is this smoother, it keeps wrinkling everything like forking pie crust pie wrinkles http://ball2000.net/blender/images/GeeThanks.jpg
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### Best way to divide a face of a cube into several specific faces

So I want to subdivide the top face of a 8x8x1 cube into this specific pattern: I tried fumbling around with the subdivision tool, but wasn't able to arrange it correctly. I also have some other more ...
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### How would you clean this mesh up?

I inserted edge loops to create the 'windows' but I have now so many faces. What should I do to have a clean topology without changing the geometry? If I remove the edges in the middle of the windows ...
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### The right way of modeling half circles

So I'm modeling a window for a scene and used a half circle and the boolean modifier to create a half circle in a mesh. On the right side you see the cuts I made using the knive tool to create quats ...
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### Weird shading after extrude, tried everything (i think)

I am trying to exctrude some faces and after I do it I am getting really weird shading. I have tried: -splitting nonplanar faces -removing doubles -increased vertices Is there anything else I can ...
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### Vertices moving at different rates?

When I select a group of vertices and use "G" to move them, different vertices move at a different weight, even when snapped to the grid or an axis. It isn't attached to another mesh, armature, and ...
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### What are the faces with dotted patterns on them that seemingly cannot be subdivided

Ran into this a couple times while modelling this spaceship. A face will have dots all over it and when i try to subdivide it doesn't work. I do notice that the faces around it kind of wiggle around a ...
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### How do I make a smooth shaded mesh not look weird?

I'm someone who wants to try and make a game and modelling is one o the aspects I'm trying to learn. I'm new here in blender and I don't know a whole bunch yet. But I'm trying to cut a shape of a lego ...
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### combine triangles with squares [duplicate]

What if I will combine triangles and squares together in one object, can that make my object more broken in some ways when rendering? Do I have to make my object only with triangles or only with ...
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### How to remove ridges from mesh?

There seems to be some ridges protruding from the corners that I beveled when subdividing. The beveled edge is at an angle so I not sure if that's the problem with the mesh.I know this is a simple fix ...
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### Blender3D - Getting artifact geometry when subdividing?

So I'm trying my hand at Blender 3D again, but this issue keeps popping up when I try to use the Subdivision Surface modifier on certain shapes and objects. The following screenshots should illustrate ...
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### Flat faces don't subdivide properly

Blender 2.81.16 I have to do a mold and I have several flat faces, and I need to reduce the face counts, also because I will use the obj file in other programs. I got to this point after working in ...

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