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can I have an even texture distribution over a facetted topology?

Dear 3D artists I want to display a Video as an image texture but I want the texture to be flat. Unfortunately the Video always gets distorted. I think it depends on the topology of the object where ...
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Texture binding on UV stretches texture if aspect ratio not 1:1

I'm rather new to blender and still learning a lot every day. I stumbled upon a behaviour of blender that I don't really understand, nor can I find a way to fix it. I've UV-Unwrapped a model of a ...
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Why does applying skin modifier messes up my mesh every time ? File attached

This is example project : https://pasteall.org/blend/7a092c98a4c1485a8aaed35b16219108 If You apply skin modifier to it, You will notice mesh gets distorted, creating hole in model. I struggle with ...
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Solidify modifier turning circle into oval

I've have a solidify modifier on a hollow cylinder which has circle holes cut in it, the problem I'm having is that the inner circles are being distorted into an oval shape and I'd like to keep it ...
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How to bend a 3D scanned tubular object without altering its diameter?

I am creating an insert/shim (something like a last for shoemakers), namely a stiff 3D-printed part designed to permanently distend a plastic tracheostomy tube's inner cannula. This inner cannula has ...
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How to make this liquid/fluid/melt effect?

I was wondering if you guys can help me figure out how to recreate this kind of effect (see the attached image). I’ve tried with the fluid simulator (mantaflow) but couldn’t make it work as well as ...
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Distort procedural texture along concentric circles

I'm trying to distort a procedural texture along concentric circles, so far without success. I'm not even sure how to illustrate the type of distortion I want, so search google I found this image that ...
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Weird distorsions in light when using denoise node [duplicate]

When using the denoising node I happen to have some distortions where the light bounces. When I increase the samples to 600 it's reduced but it still be noticeable. What may be causing this effect?
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Substance painter textures distorted once I import them into blender

I have made some hand painted textures in Substance. Initially the textures look fine. The next time I open the file the textures are massively distorted. I have attached picture of what is look like ...
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How can I get this figure's hands to stop exploding when I export this figure as an FBX?

Thank you for stopping by. I have an FBX file that is giving me problems when I export it from Blender. I'm bringing it into Blender to work on its textures, which are not displaying correctly. ...
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How can I resolve this panel line issue?

The effect I'm trying to achieve in the image is an inset panel line on a model destined for 3D printing. The panel line has to be part of the mesh, so that the negative detail will show up on the ...
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Determination the K-parameters for the distortion automatically

Something similar was ask here but I would like to know if it is possible to know with Blender automatically the distortion parameters? I have this picture and I would like to know if Blender can ...
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Gopro footage 4:3 to 16:9 "smart stretch"

I have some gopro videos I would like to convert from 4:3 to 16:9. Stretching uniformly or cropping is not a problem...but I would like to apply a non-linear stretch, with the lateral parts of the ...
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How to set the focal length of the viewport to be 1000 mm?

This thread has been updated on 15/11/2021. For the detail of the update, please check the end of this post. Many YouTube video tutorials said that you should sculpt organic creatures in the ...
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Trying to make a single "shockwave" ripple through a mesh, triggered multiple times by audio. Seems like I'm missing a simple solution

I'm doing a music video and I'm trying to figure out how to have a shockwave ripple outwards from a certain location on for example a mesh plane, but triggered by audio. Picture a basic wave modifier ...
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Distorted background by models

A really beginner here. I’m trying to figure out how to distort a background image with a model in front with a shading like water or even glass. I read a similar answer here before but when I tried ...
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Make UV map texture not follow mesh geometry?

I created a character that has anormal eyes eyelids, and i had to create this kind of mesh for the eyes to fit on him. I Added a uv warp modifier to control the uv texture, but due to the mesh ...
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Distortion in array curve modifier

So I used Array + Curve modifier on the silver pole (to a bezier curve) But as you can see the ones in the corner are distorted badly. How can I get rid of this deformatiom??
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straight line is distorted in distance eevee

I made this simple scene so far: The middle line is perfectly straight. Somehow it gets distorted as you can see. This happens in the viewport, eevee rendering but not in cycles rendering. What is ...
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Set active quads doesn't work as expected

I have this shape I made, and the UV is a bit distorted. I want to make it flat. But when I select all the faces and click on "set active quads" it causes some unexpected issues, and I'm ...
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How to decrease perspective distortion of vertical lines in a camera?

I took a photo of a church and processed it with fSpy. It gave me some camera, but unfortunately, I can't match any Blender shapes with an image. Apparently ...
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Snake hook in sculpt mode is creating glitch like shapes instead of smoth tentacles

I don't have too much expirience in sculpting, but I have seen on videos i'ts seemingly easy to make smoth tentacles. But in my case what I get are ugly ditortions on ends. I tryed adding more ...
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Texture distortion on trapeze face [duplicate]

I have exactly the same problem as it was described there: Texture distorted on UV unwrapped face The texture is distorted (kind of "skewed" or broken) on a trapeze-shaped face. But the ...
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Character start distorting when I moved the body rig

blender community. Sorry, if this question was asked so many times but I am working on character rigging from months but when I rotate or move any bone of the Rig then the body starts distorting. I ...
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How to distort a generated node (not image) without using compositing?

How to distort this shape to make it move like a tadpole without using compositing? I know that for image textures we can use wave texture to distort it and get a ripple effect. But what about this ...
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Weird distortion in face of mesh

In this face of my mesh, I can see that there is in UV map leading to ugly material. The lines start out straight but quickly become a curved mess. This is weird because my UV editor says that there ...
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What is causing this deformation while using Boolean Union on all objects?

So I want to prepare my 3d model for printing but when I try to merge it with boolean it all gets pretty messy. I'm beginner and I really don't know how to fix this problem. Here are some images: ...
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Geometry jitters while animated along path

I'm having an issue with a path animation. I have a root object, with a number of children, animated on the path. My problem is, the further down the path I go, a jitter develops in the parented ...
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Node set up/method of recreating this type of displacement

Does anyone have any idea how this type of mesh displacement is achieved. I'm assuming the artist has begun with a seemingly normal human model and has applied loads of crazy displacements onto it to ...
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How to get rid of this poles?

How do i get rid of this pole? I tried to redirect edge flow using the knife but it distorts the curved surface. Is there a way around this? This is the shape I'm trying to model.
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Invalid texture dislplaying

I'm using Blender 2.83.2 and I tried to create a carbon fiber texture, following steps shown in this video. It definitely worked when I applied it on a simple meshs (plane, cube, sphere etc created in ...
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Lattice control of multiple objects without distortion

what i am doing : I am looking for a simple way to animate a cobblestone floor ripping apart in a specific and easily controllable way. I currently have broken down the floor into segments, each ...
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Triangular faces when using bevel

I have this model: When I apply Bevel, these triangular faces appear: What's wrong?
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Changing the shape of a animation inserted in an image, inserted in a video sequence

(I am a newbie, working hard at learning) I know what I want but don't know how to start to get it. I have a 2d animation I have created and put over the top of a still image, that I want to use in a ...
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Mesh gets physically distorted when rendering in cycles?

As you can see in the image below, the lid on a jam of jar I modeled seems to distort whenever I put the mesh into cycles rendering. Then, when I put it back to material preview, it goes back to ...
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How to apply custom lens distortion parameters to a rendered image?

I want to render the depth map of a mesh I created from a 3D scanner. I already managed to render my image and it is nearly fine. However, I also want to apply a lens distortion to my output (the ...
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Sphere distortion when attached to path

I'm new to Blender. Now I'm working on a low-poly model of Earth orbiting Sun and I have a strange problem. I added Follow Path constraint to my Earth so it follows elliptic path around the star. But ...
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How create Optical distortion effect

I would like to make custom blender transitions similar to the first second of this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZvQ9ipTK_8 I know that in reality, it's a transition executed outside the ...
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Correct perspective distortion

I've modeled a pool table with some balls on top of it, also putting a camera approximately above its center. I've set the camera type to "Perspective", which gives rise to the distortions that you ...
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How to scale the top of a mesh w/o distorting the structure

How can I make the top I need the top of my build narrower than the bottom? On the right, you can see the effect I am trying to achieve. I needed to add windows to the original downloaded build so I ...
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Absolute rigging fails as my mesh is distorted

Really new to Blender and 3D modelling as a whole but as it's part of my college module I really need to learn it quickly. Anyway, I was following a tutorial on rigging and I believe I followed the ...
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Modelling one irregular surface to fit against another

I'm currently modelling a sofa. Each seat has two cushions, a horizontal one for sitting on and a vertical one for back support. Both have been deformed with sculpting and proportional editing to ...
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Correct UVs Blender 2.8

I was wondering if there's the same feature as in Blender 2.7x, that if you check a checkbox, your UV map get's stretched accordingly like in this post. Thanks for your help in advance!
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Screen distorts after enlarging/opening new windows [closed]

This distortion occurs upon opening new windows inside blender, such that I can not save, save rendered image, open project, virtually anything. I'd really appreciate an answer on how to fix this ...
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Shade Smooth Render Lines

I want to simply smooth out the circle faces on the object using the Shade Smooth render selection. However, all the faces are affected by the smooth render and I get a stretched lines look to the ...
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How to make a sine wave distortion effect?

I'd like to achieve a simple wave distertion effect like the reflection has in this image: I'd like to animate the reflection so I tried to do it with material nodes. I thought I should mix the UV ...
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How can I rotate a spherical texture without getting a distortion?

I've tried to search for tutorials but they all say I have to have a Texture Cordinate Node, attach the 'Generated' Output to a Mapping Node, and that one to my Image Texture, and in the Mapping Node ...
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How to distort still image or gif animation

I found this gif animation in Twitter as shown below. Now I want to know how that is done. I wish to put flickering effect on any still image. I'd like to use that technique on not just still images, ...
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Want to make 3D wall art how to project/bake texture from image plane to the walls of a room?

I want to project a texture from plane to camera view and bake the texture to the room walls so the texture will be distorted properly for me to print. as people suggest to use project UV from view ...
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My animated object is distorted during export

I downloaded a model from the internet and found it. animated (it was already gerigged). In Blender it looked like this: : After I exported it, it looked very distorted: I don't know much about ...
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