Questions tagged [draw-mode]

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How to draw straight line in Blender

I am very new to Blender and I'm wondering how to draw a straight line in it, as depicted in the picture.
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How to Draw Hair Curves using python API?

Problem I'm using Blender 3.6 (but I don't think there's a difference if you use 4.0) and am trying to add hair curves onto the surface of a mesh. I'm able to do this via the GUI, however I'm unable ...
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draw 3d shape (n-gone) in 3D view

I know how to draw lines, points, 2d shape like rectangle, but how to draw shape by vertices from selected face? So basically, I need to redraw selected faces with 'gpu.state.depth_test_set("NONE&...
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Blender is laggy when using Grease Pencil with long animation

My laptop is i7 12700h Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, with Blender 3.5 on Windows 11, but it is pretty laggy in Blender especially now because I'm working on a project with a lot of frames. Specifically ...
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How do you create a tapered multi stroke

Sorry if this question doesn't make any sense, let me explain, So, in blender grease pen, you have a multi stroke modifier. When you draw, the beginning point and end point are the same width. I wish ...
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Getting pen pressures as an input in Geometry Nodes?

Is there anyway to get the pen pressures 0.0 - 1.0 as an input in Geometry Nodes? Can’t find a way to do it yet. As I want to let user draw 3D line similar to grease pencil. I use curve to draw as ...
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Detect when Grease Pencil object is edited

I want the blender script to call a function when a Grease Pencil object is edited. This way, I can get the difference between the unedited and edited strokes. This is because I want to get the ...
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Creating a 3 d face from 2d

I would like to ask for something maybe simple. What would be the best (and easiest :) )way to make the drawing below 3d? Thank you
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How to record grease pencil sketching in real-time and retain editability

I am looking for a way to capture real-time drawing in Grease Pencil. For example, to make a video like this https://youtu.be/tfF_-Db8iSA?t=36 of drawing math on a virtual whiteboard while speaking, ...
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Lighting with draw mode

How can I brighten my work with Drawing Mode? Except with the Light I show in the 2nd photo. Do I have a chance to illuminate the drawn with Draw Mode like Bezier?
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Disable TimeOffset modifiers in Draw Mode

I've made a walk cycle with grease pencil and looped it with a TimeOffset modifier. After the walk cycle is looped a couple of times, I animated the character jumping within the same grease pencil ...
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Onion skin isn't showing but I checked everything I was supposed to. How do I fix this?

I tried to add a keyframe to my animatic, but the onionskin won't show, I swear I have everything checked. Is there something I'm missing?
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Enter in curve draw option with a script

I need via script to enters into Edit Mode (of a bezier curve) and then immediately into Draw mode.
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What is the shortcut to snap 3D cursor to grease pencil stroke in draw mode?

What's the shortcut for snapping 3D cursor to points on grease pencil strokes while in the draw mode? A yt tutorial showed the shortcut to be SHIFT+RIGHT CLICK but nothing seems to happen when I do. ...
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Sculpting with mirror X do not match both sides

I am following a tutorial for sculpting the issue seems to happen with any of the tools but I am for this example I am using Draw. I am also using Dyntopo and mirror on X. I am trying to add the ...
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Draw tool in Sculpting mode paints like the brush is highly scattered. Click and hold paints single dots every once in a while. Maybe a bug?

I've searched all over and it seems like I'm the only one who has had this problem. I have a sphere with plenty of geometry, no modifiers, and every other sculpting tools works totally fine. However, ...
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Create box/rectangle shape based on two points/vector using python

I want to create a box/rectangle shape using two points while aligning to a given normal. The image below shows what I want to achieve. The left side shows the two points supplied by the selected ...
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Drawing produces texture error in Blender 2.93.6 and 3

I am quite new to Blender. I am also modding gun skins for Titanfall 2, so I don't know if it is the source blender addon, which might be the case. There is a texture error whenever I try to draw on ...
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Onion skin option disappeared

I have run into a problem. I'm new to blender, and i'm working on an animation. The onion skin button was working/showing and then it disappeared from the layers menu. Could anyone help me bring it ...
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Grease Pencil not responding

I’m using Blender 2.93.5 (after leaving UPBGE behind), and I’m trying to use the Draw mode in the Grease Pencil, but it simply doesn’t respond: I draw, the pointer crosses the screen, but nothing ...
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2D interface question

I can create a new file in General, then add a 2D Animation tab to get into 2D. I also can create a 2D Animation file directly. What's the difference between these 2 ways?
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Using the Draw tool with Screw modifier ISSUE [closed]

So I'm following Jamas tutorial on using the SCREW modifier with the draw tool, and It happens that at some point it goes bonkers. so if I'm drawing a line in edit mode close to the spline I already ...
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Curve Stroke Option in Draw tool does not appear in edit mode

I am having difficulty replicating the modelling process for the Draw tool in edit mode as shown in this video at 58sec. https://youtu.be/CjdH1CnX_yw?t=55 I am interested to get access to the "...
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Capture and restoring the state of an area and the mode

Looking for a Python solution - Would love to make some basic macros using the Blender addon "Pie Menu Editor". Premise: How to store the current areas and mode state of Blender so it can be ...
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How Can I Erase the Strength of a Grease Pencil Stroke With a Solid--NOT Softened--Brush Effect?

If I use the Strength feature to erase a Grease Pencil stroke, even with a full brush strength of 1.0, I get the softening effect shown in the red square. I want a hard-edged erase effect, one that ...
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Using the Draw Tool to Create a Grease Pencil Fill Will Result in One Adjoining Segment Which Cannot Be Subdivided

While in Draw Mode, using the Draw tool will allow you to use a lasso-like freehand action to create a grease pencil fill. Blender is set up to know that whenever you release the mouse during this ...
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Drawing mode, make cursor visible?

I tried the drawing mode with grease pencil but it's nigh impossible to draw anything since the cursor is almost invincible due to its size and I have massive neck pain now since I have to put my nose ...
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How to draw connected tubes?

I want to draw tubes like the blue one on the image. I was wondering if there is a tool to draw such kind of tubes?
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How to bend connection between 2 curves?

I want to draw lines on the surface of an object and then connect them. I am doing this by drawing curves. When I connect the curves the connection between them has sharp edges, which I don't want. I ...
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Drawing at exact positions in Grease Pencil

It's perhaps an easy question, but I cannot find the way to do it: In Grease Pencil when drawing a straight line how can I set it's start and end position specifying their (x,y,z) coordinates? I've ...
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Plot grid points on normal vector

I like to create virtual set of 3d grid points plotted/aligned on a normal vector. I'm planning to draw these points or lines using the GPU code. I've been experimenting with ...
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Blender's solid-mode and material-preview-mode don't look the same

Left model is in material-preview-mode, right model is in solid-mode: My main problem is that I can't get my chess texture to appear on the material so that it looks the same in solid-mode and ...
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Facing the issue of setting the origin

I hope, you all guys are having a good day. I am trying to make a rounded wall for well and to set its origin to the middle of the rounded wall. I have tried all the things from setting the origin to ...
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How to force draw() update on viewport for "fade out" effect?

I couldn't find anything that answered my question, so here it goes: I'm doing a basic draw method that writes something on the viewport, but I want it to fade out. This much I got working. The ...
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Can I export blender's drawing lines for using in clipstudio?

I want to find to much easier way to what I make my web comics. so I found blender's surface drawing. and trying to export drawing line for clip studio. but I can't. Is this possible? clip studio's 3d ...
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How to build a hand out of a UV circle and Cylinder? [duplicate]

I've tried to build this hand with uv circle and ciylinder but I just get nowhere... Can someone give me any tips oh how making those different shapes? What I have so far is this shameless try... I'm ...
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How can use draw tool in sculpture mode? (red line)

It looks like this, without any error messages. But when I click & drag, the red line appears and draw tool isn't working. I tried changing tablet api and it was not helpful... How can I fix this? ...
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Modal operator to: (A) Create surface (B) create vertex on surface

Would like to find some tutorial and documents for blender 290 about python vectors, raycast and modal. i am doing my best trying to create this tool, right now i can only create new object, add them ...
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Graphics tablet

I’ve been trying to sculpt and I realize that I am horrible at it. I am using a mouse to sculpt in blender and I think it would be easier to use a graphics tablet. I have a touch screen 2 in 1 ...
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How to remain the appended Brushes in grease pencil?

The appended brush pack disappeared and reset to the default brushes every time I restart Blender. Is there a way to remain the appended Brushes in grease pencil(?) Similar Question haven't been ...
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Header of brush setting is missing in the grease pencil in Blender

The header of brush setting (Fig.2) is missing in the grease pencil in Blender that it is not able to adjust the setting now.(Fig.1) I tried right clicked the menu but the [show header] button is not ...
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Can't import referance images into Draw Mode in the 2D animation template

Hi getting my head around the program. I can't get my reference image out of Object mode into Draw Mode. I bring them in Via the Add button in Drawing mode and I've tried to bring them in in Drawing ...
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Registration in Draw mode is very delayed and inaccurate

I'm just beginning to use Blender as a storyboarding program, and was hoping to be able to use the 3d features in Blender to give me better camera control and better use of environment in my scenes. ...
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Blender painting brushes shortcut selection polygons 2.82. Coloring a character with vertex-group in draw mode

How do I select through the shortcuts the polygons that I am going to color or modify? In the video-tutorials I often see using the selection of polygons in the edit mode but I don't know how to use ...
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Can't draw a continuous line in Texture paint

I am trying to draw a line and all I get is a series of diffused dots. I am using 2.81, on Windows 10. My UV size is 1048 x 1048, and the brush settings are: Strenght: 1.000 Mix Brush: Color type ...
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Can't get my model out of wireframe mode in blender 2.59 after saved the blender file in newer version (blender 2.79)

I'm new to Blender and this site, so I apologize in advance if I'm not following any of the proper etiquette. I'm no artist, but I'm trying to learn Blender so that I can mod a skin to GTA:SA. I need ...
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Drawtype for objects in blender 2.8

How do you change the maximum object drawtype of an object in blender 2.8? Eg, I want to make a cube so that it is seen in the viewport as a wireframe, but I don't want to be in wire frame as I have ...
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Can't stop effect of C shortcut in Grease Pencil's draw mode

Like the title says, I have created a new Grease Pencil Object (GPencil), went into the Draw Mode (upper left menu), than pressed C, but I can't exit from this feature (pressing ESC or anything else ...
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How to select all objects of a certain viewport draw type in blender 2.8?

Due to having bool tool a lot in my recent work, it the cutting objects' draw type to box. I now need them in wireframe mode but due to the mixture of objects with several draw types in my scene, it ...
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Why I can't go into the drawing mode?

Why I can't go into the drawing mode to adjust my wonderful worm?
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