Questions tagged [bevel]

questions about blender's bevel modifier, text beveling, or the bevel tool in edit mode.

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First time using bevel tool, doesn't bevel evenly. What am i doing wrong? [duplicate]

First off I'll let you know I'm a total noob at blender I've used 3ds Max up until this point, but the company I'm working for at the moment needs me to use blender so I'm trying to make the ...
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Radius on beveled curve incorrect

The bevel depth (the radius of the tube) is set to 9cm but it actually isn't when compared to the background grid. This is is confirmed by importing it into sketchup and scaling it to the proper units ...
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Is it possible to get automatic smooth edges with flat faces without adding geometry?

I'm new with Blender and this seems like a simple thing but I haven't been able to find the answer. The only way I've been able to find to get smooth edges while retaining flat faces is to add extra ...
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Modeling a twisty tree: How do I twist a beveled curve?

Hello Blender community! First time posting. I’m a fairly recent 3D NOOB playing around with Element 3D and C4D renderer in After Effects, and I have a project that’s allowing me to dig deeper into ...
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Why the tube is flat in the center

With the plane added delete 1 edge and bevel the side corner and with the bevel circle i have bevel it. Problem it bevel but the center part is flat and the both end are rounded like a tube. I have ...
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How to create this curved 90-degree-angle quickly

I want to make this: from this: I created the beveled edge by beveling on the cube, then beveling the inner edge, however that resulted in a weird diamond shape: So I ended up disolving edges and ...
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Is it possible to colour or put textures on Bevel curves?

So with my model, I've been struggling to create hair because it always looked weird or off and recently I discovered the "Bevel Curve" addon and it's an absolute lifesaver. So I converted the ...
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Bevel and Resolution Multiple Selected Curves

I imported an SVG Character and grouped/parented it in an empty object for easier positioning. I selected all (A+shift left click method) the character objects (hair, eyes, pants, etc:) However, when ...
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modeling with curves (coming from C4D) [closed]

I'm learning Blender, coming from some basic experience with Cinema 4D. C4D leans heavily on spline-based modeling, and I'm trying to transfer those skills into Blender's curves when appropriate — e.g....
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Bevel not…beveling properly [duplicate]

I'm taking a course and the instructor has beveled an edge and I cannot get the same result. My bevel only bevels on segment on one side then the rest, about 4 or 5 segments bevel on the other side. ...
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How to get rid of subsurf overhangs?

Here is the shape I want to achieve, sharp square hole in the cylinder: I did inset, extrude and beveled edges to keep square form. The problem is when I am applying subsurf modifier, it distorts ...
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How to bevel correct way [duplicate]

I have made the svg file and imported and then converted to curve. As i have make with the red is my original mesh and the below is unmark bevel mesh. I want my mesh to be bevel from the center and ...
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How do I create a proper bevel on narrow, pointy shapes?

I find myself running into variations of this problem with increasing frequency, where I have a narrow, curved, pointy shape like the one exemplified below, and I can't figure out how to create a ...
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Subdivision, rounded edges problem

I'm trying to create a door handle with smooth rounded edges, like this: I'm having a problem when trying to bevel or apply a subdivision surface modifier, mainly that I'm not able to correctly apply ...
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Round beveled text [duplicate]

Is there easy way of having a rounded bevel on text… ie like so… It was painful to model this on the text and when I added a bevel I got all sorts of bad geometry and had to rebuild it etc, like so… ...
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Constructing a swept solid

Please see the .blend file attached. I want to 'sweep' a profile along a path to create a solid that can then be exported as an stl file for 3d printing. Unfortunately, I have several issues... the ...
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Problem with subsurf [duplicate]

I´ve been working on a car from Rocket League. First, I decided to design the "basic shape" of the body and when I added the Subdivision Surface modifier I had the problem you can see in the photos. ...
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Beveling with different adjecent faces

I have a problem with the Bevel tool. I'm fairly new to Blender and don't know if I'm misunderstanding how the Tool works or just missing a point. I have the following (simplest example) blend file : ...
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Distorted mesh when I use a bevel object on Nurbs curve vs. Bezier curve

I have a series of objects that I have procedurally generated use Bezier or Nurbs curves for which I then attached a Bevel and Taper object. When I use a Bezier curve the objects come out correctly. ...
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Multiple small glitches when beveling complex meshes

I have a repeated problem with beveling complex meshes using the respective modifier, even if all what I do is to combine off-the-shelf geometric primitives with off-the-shelf modifiers, without any ...
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why is the diameter different on these two Bezier curves using the same Bezier circle as a bevel object?

I have created three closed Bezier curves. The first, "loop" and the second "shape" are simple Bezier circle that have been scaled and the scale applied. The third, "knot", started out as a Bezier ...
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How to fix Beveled intersections/corners/inner edges?

I'm pretty new to Blender and am trying to create a 3D type logo. It's almost done, but I can't figure out how to fix these inner corners circled in red (see images below). To create the rounded ...