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An edge is a line segment connecting two vertices.

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Why is the dribbling icing inside of Donut instead of being on the top?

I'm following the Blender Guru tutorial and I've done everything as described in the tutorial, but as I pressed E to add the dribbles for the icing two issues happened: 1) It seems way more sharp ...
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How to get rid of sharp edges

I tried smoothing it out, but it still there. How do i get rid of it.
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Blender Subdivide function works randomly. It can divide or not depending on unknown reason

Here is a problem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=851HPiQ0RaU&feature=youtu.be Whenever I try to use Subdivide in Blender it works randomly. Tryed on different machines, result is same. Randomly ...
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Alt-click for edge loop

Hi I am a complete newcomer to blender and am following this tutorial, where he says to alt+click to select an entire row or "edge loop". I have followed all instructions exactly up to this point (3 ...
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Only edges show in edit mode

I'm following donut tutorial on Youtube. I have problem in edit mode. When I enter it, instead of showing every face, edge and vertex it only shows those at end and only those can be edited. Mentor on ...
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issues when baking normals in substance painter with a blender model

I've created a model in Blender that I want to texture in Substance Painter. As you can see in the picture, I've marked those edges as sharp and auto-smoothed the model, and then I beveled them in ...
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How do I add a 3D border on all edges of a mesh?

I would like to add a 3D border to all edges of a mesh, such that the border is a "cylinder" that wraps around the mesh. The effect would look something like this: My object is very similar to the ...
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How to solidify edges

I have a complex mesh with only vertices and edges that I want to solidify. The problem is I just want to solidify edges (not any faces) to have some kind of fat wireframe model (i.e. just every ...
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unwanted random sharpness/smoothness,

Right where the edges begin to bend they start to have an artifact, but only in a part of the whole edge... please see below
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Edge loop select does not work!

I have a problem i cant select edge loops. I have already reinstalled Blender and restored factory settings. Alt+RMB and Select->Edge Loops dont work. Any idea why?(i am running it on Win10)
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How can I duplicate and translate a selection of edges constrained to the original mesh?

I have a rather large selection of edges on a subdivided plane. I would like to have duplicate edges right next to the original ones (on the same plane). In other words, each of the original edges ...
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strang Sharp edges, while Modeling, Low Poly

I have been trying to make a triangular curved that will act as a front windshield of the motorcycle. I started with a simple vertex (I am trying to make it hard for my self to understand the models ...
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Create an edge parallel to the normal of a face from a given vertex

I'm wondering if there's a simpler way to do this. The way I ended up doing it, was by duplicating the face, creating a new transform from it. But I have to do this possibly hundreds of times and I ...
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Need help with inconsistent edge selection in python (using bmesh)

I've been writing a script for generating buildings but am running into issues with edge selection and (I suspect) bmesh. Specifically, I've written a function that determines an edge's direction ...
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How to naturally connect objects of different shapes

I want to connect objects of different shapes naturally. The part I'm going to connect to is the edge that has an empty face. Edge bridge does not apply because it has different shapes.
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Make low poly model a bit smoother?

Hi I am a beginner at Blender and I tried to make this pig model. I think it looks ok, but I would like to make it a bit smoother (the head mainly). Is this possible? I tried subdividing but that ...
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Softening sharp edges [duplicate]

I'm new at blender and I was trying to model a helmet. My problem is I want sharp edges on the eye area but when I add some extra edges all segment becomes sharper like in the picture below. I want ...
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Adding a vertex onto an angled edge in precise X position

I'm designing a part for 3D printing, but I do not know how to cut an angled edge at a precise absolute X position. I marked in red the place where I would like to insert a vertex. It's exactly 2 ...
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Subdivision surface - dealing with edge support loops (pinching)

I'm trying to learn subdiv modelling, but now I'm facing with some issues. That is clear, when I want to sharpen an edge or a corner I have to use support loops. My issue is: when I do that, support ...
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How can i eliminate the edges from this mesh? [duplicate]

I'd want to extrude the face go this mesh but i can't understand how to eliminate the edges inside it
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Blender 2.8: Very hard to see selected vertices & edges in edit mode

I am running Blender 2.8 2019-04-30 hash e8daa615704b and it is very hard to see selected vertices & edges in edit mode. In the attached image the left and top edges on the forward face are ...
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How can I snap edges to grid lines?

I am very new to Blender and I'm having some trouble with grid snapping. I have absolute grid snapping enabled. If I select an edge or edge loop and attempt to snap to grid, it snaps in the correct ...
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How to circumscribe a cilinder around an irregular shape using edges of irregular shape?

How can I create a cylinder using these edges shown in the picture? Is there an easy way or any tutorial? Cylinder not with only 7 faces, round shape.
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How to move a Cut Loop and Slide using a measure

Im using centimeters as unit of length and I've created a plane. Now I want to make a edge loop and place it at 6cm from the left edge of the plane. I went in ...
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Can I specify the direction along which Edge Slide follows?

I have an issue related to Edge Slide. During Edge Slide with mouse, I can specify a direction along which moving edges follows WITHOUT clamping by disabling clamp (by depressing C) when the edges ...
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How to morph / merge / blend from one mesh to another?

Hi everybody im trying hard a way to have one clean mesh , wth a kind of morph inbetween two different and mismatching meshes . Anybody can help me with this? Thanks a Lot!
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Questions about Ngons and Tris (for use in Unity)

I sometimes run into this problem; I want to add detail in my mesh or do a bevel for example. Then it can get complicated to keep the model in Quads without adding a lot of edgeloops. Now I am ...
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Bevel Tool is acting weird

I was planning on smoothing pretty much all hard edges on this model with the bevel tool. But on quite a few of the edges the tool does not work, giving chaotic results as in the picture. I have tried ...
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How do I get rid of curved edges that bridge the two edge loops together in attached model below?

I have a model of a Rook, after applying a sub div modifier and creasing a few edge loops I am left with these curved edges that form the bridges between the edge loops as shown in the image. Auto ...
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Giving thickness to a line [duplicate]

In 2D-space I have this simple line consisting of three vertices connected by two edges. How can I give thickness to this line? The thickness should only be in 2D. So in orthogonal bottom, top, left ...
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Geometry flips away in retopology

I have a problem in retopolgy. When i move an edge loop or a vertex loop the geometry flips away: As you can see some vertex been fliped in many directions. Also through geometry: Somone know if ...
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Retoplology : What are some techniques use for Hands and Feet?

I have successfully, retopologized most of my first humanoid female model. However I'm taking care with the hands and feet, I need more loops/cuts than are available in my arms/legs. I'm looking for ...
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Cannot select anything but an edge highlighted in pink

When I opened a project that was left for a couple weeks, I was stuck in the situation as shown in the picture, where I could not select any other vertices or edges other than the edge highlighted in ...
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Problem subdividing edge loop in a model

I have this model of a rook (chess piece) and I want to subdivide the top edge loop, but as soon I try to do that it forms a weird curvy edge loop. I have attached the model along with the pictures ...
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Clone Brush doesn't paint seam

I been having this problem for years and been looking up tutorials and videos and can see people painting away seams super easily. I some times get seams that i can clone brush or texture over without ...
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Unable to remove unwanted edges after fill

So i have a shape: That i fill: and after doing a "Limited dissolve" it looks a little better: But it leaves some edges that are impossible to delete without either deleting the face or messing up ...
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bending meshes and edge to edge positioning

I can't make sharp edge bends (on the left top of the headlight for example). I am on subsurface=1 and smooth surface enabled. How can i make a sharp bend like in this photo below?
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A problem with edges and vertex after smoothing

Okay so I was practicing to model a human from scratch as a project to finish. Its not really a highly detailed one but I will be adding subsurf after. So this is what it looks like: So I decided ...
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Currect definition of edge loop

According to wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edge_loop an edge loop is: In a stricter sense, an edge loop is defined as a set of edges where the loop follows the middle edge in every '...
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Blender Edge Flow/UV Mapping help needed

I started a project recently with a sewer scene, and I'm trying to make a circular hole in the cylinder I'm using for the wall to make a ladder that leads into the sewer. However, when cutting the ...
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Why do edges and vertices seem to double and triple when modelling?

Why does this happen? Edges and vertices seem to have tripled. I was really happy with my end result which is this below. But now my mesh is a mess of lines and I do not know what I did wrong and ...
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Blender 2.8 edit mode. I can see through parts of my model

I finally decided to start using blender 2.8, I've gotten a lot of things looking right again but I've ran into an issue in edit mode, I can see through parts of my model at times, and if i zoom out I ...
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Bevel segments on bevel modifier not working properly

i'm modeling a box with rigging in order to make it easier to get realistic effect but when i use the bevel modifier and increase the segments it doesn't curve the bevel edge it creates the bevel, but ...
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Is there anyway to snap to vertices while using Edge Slide with Clamp Off?

I am a precision modeler, which means I like to be exact instead of "eyeballing" things when I model. I am very happy to see the option to Edge Slide with Clamping Off in v2.75a, but I don't seem to ...
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Rotate group of objects over an edge

What I am trying to do is similar to what was asked here: Set edge as axis for surface rotation I am hoping to use an object's edge for rotation, but instead of simply the one object rotating around ...
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How to make a round point or a rounder point in this case, where edges come together and join into one vertex?

I would like to ask how to make a round point or rounder point in this case. Sorry I am a complete beginner and tried with the bevel and loop cut tool (loop cut did not work at all), the subdivision ...
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how to make straight edges smoother

Im creating low poly game assets, but i have a problem with my models. I want to make the edges of my object look smoother like the one in the photo below, before and after (this is not mine, its from ...
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gridfill error : Connecting edge loops overlap

This is the link of my video : https://youtu.be/vAUB8Zj4APg Here's the link for the blender file : https://www.dropbox.com/s/fz7f0s0l3tl0ob1/gridfill.blend?dl=0 Basically i just want to create ...
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I can't remove dark blue lines is't mark sharp?

I got a problem with the dark blue line, I thought this was a sharp sign, but after I pressed the Ctrl + E Clear Sharp button, but nothing happened, the dark blue line was still there. I'm using ...
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How to merge two faces by creating a third

I'm very new at blender and sometimes I get stuck in stupid problems, but I want to know how to merge two faces by creating a third as a "bridge". Here's a pic where I'm stuck I want to merge these ...