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Dynamic topology is a new sculpting mode that subdivides the mesh as needed, whereas regular sculpting only affects the shape of a mesh. This makes it possible to sculpt complex shapes out of a simple mesh, rather than just adding details onto a modeled base mesh.

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Why some brushes don't Dyntopo?

Using Blender 2.9, and not sure if this is normal but a couple of brushes don't dyntopo, for example, Smooth and Draw Sharp. It is kind of frustrating since when I need to draw sharp FOR SURE I need ...
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My sculpting tool is not changing my model but I can transform (grab, snake hook, etc.)

brand new to blender here. Recently started following some tutorials to learn how to sculpt and model in blender. After one video, I decided to run off on my own and try to mess around a bit. Ran in ...
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My mesh looks fine with Dynamic Topology enabled, but has weird artifacts when disabled

The mesh looks like this with dynamic topology enabled. When I disable dynamic topology and when I'm outside of sculpt mode it looks like this. I made a mesh using multiple meshes and combining ...
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Dynamic polygon size for sculpted area

When sculpting with "Dynamic Topology", is it possible for the polygon size to change depending on the size of the sculpted area? Basically, I want the polygon size to change the same way it does in ...
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Dynamic topology in sculpt mode causes sculpt to deform on opposite side

I have been trying to find a way to word this to google or SE search, and I can't find anyone showing this issue. When I sculpt with dynamic topology enabled, the changes that I make to one side of ...
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Dyntopo destroying basemesh

I guess I am relatively new to Blender, or at least don't have a ton of experience. I was trying a new way of making models I found out about where you make a basemesh out of metaballs, convert it to ...
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how can I keep dyntopo toggled "ON" while flipping between layout and sculpt mode?

While sculpting, I tend to flip out of sculpt mode to change materials, or do something with the camera, etc. And when I go back to my model to continue sculpting, the Dyntopo mode has been checked ...
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Fixing bad topology during Sculpting

Sometimes when I am sculpting with Dyntopo, the mesh topology will become terrible and it becomes difficult to fix. I have found a few ways to fix it, such as using the inflate and simplify brushes to ...
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Dynamic sculpting doesn't work

I'm quite a beginner, and I was following a tutorial to learn how to use dynamic sculpting when, all of the sudden, it stopped working (I tested with the snake hook tool thingy, and it isn't ...
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Dyntopo and Symmetry not working together?

I'm new to Blender and I'm following Blender Guru's Anvil tutorial. In the video Blender Intermediate Tutorial - How to Sculpt Details, when Andrew is sculpting, he uses Dyntopo and Symmetry and it ...
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How can I dynamically add plane meshes to an object

I want to sculpt terrain for an open world game that I am working on and I'm looking for a way to have blender dynamically add plane meshes for me to sculpt as I work, kind of like a minecraft-ish ...
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X symmetry is not symmertrical

I am sculpting the ear of my character but x mirroring is not symmetrical. I've selected the ear and applied all transformations but I still get the same results. Is there a solution to this? Thanks ...
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dynotopo sculpting - which make the file to big

When I go into Dynotopo, I come with an 86 Mb file, and set it to constant detail 20, - and do a Little with the snakebrush, a Little inflation, and smooth - and then boom, after only 5-10 minutes i ...
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Dyntopo Resolution Seems Off

So, I'm new to sculpting, and I was following Grant Abbitt's tutorial here: https://youtu.be/lKY2FIy60nc?t=119 His resolution at 20 seems pretty smooth. But, when I try to use that same resolution, ...
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I cant sculpt with dyntopo

I'm using blender 2.8 and when I tried to sculpting there's no change in my object. In the video I watched, he was able to do it with the Ctrl key without turning on the dyntopo. It didn't happen ...
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How to make a mesh chair surface using a good toplogy

I'm making a modeling similar to a mesh chair. I don't think my way of modeling is good for topology, so I'd like to hear about your experience. The way I used to use it is the same as the third ...
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Fixing texture brush

I'm trying to use a texture brush that i've added, the source "skin" brush is a 528 by 528 image. When I use my brush with dyntopo resolution set 200, this is the result. Obviously this is incorrect. ...
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Sculpt looks pixilated

This is a leaf to a Chinese money plant that I've been working on. I went into sculpt mode to add the veins. But, when I try to sculpt any detail, it comes out looking a bit... Chunky. Like it's ...
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