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How do I extrude ledges evenly on my villa model?

I'm trying to create ledges at the top of my building to come out in steps. I'm using loop cuts and the extruding out along the normals. The problem is that the extrusion doesn't come out evenly - ...
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Does Blender have the equivalent of Photoshop Smart Guides?

I'm doing my first blender tutorial. I want to extrude a face to create an upper lip but I don't want it to be larger than the lower lip as I extrude. In photoshop this is easy because the smart ...
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Extruding edges into cards?

I'm modeling cacti at the moment and wondered if it was possible to use the base shape's edges to create needle cards somehow. I've tried to duplicate the wanted edges into a separate object from ...
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Problems with extrusion and subdivision modifier

i'am fairly new to Blender. I am trying to model a simple piano and i think i did a good job so far, however, when i added the subdivision modifier, i've got some weard shapes and i don't know how to ...
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Extruding mesh with holes creates weird artifacts

I created slits in my chair mesh by subdividing then deleting faces. I wanted to a little thickness to the chair by extruding by normals. However, it created these weird artifacts. Cleaning up the ...
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Blender 2.8 extrude vertices

I apologise in advance if it's been answered before. I'm relatively new to blender and have been following this timelapse video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRzYBsTvnXY). At around 7:37, it seems ...
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Blender 2.8 - texture does not appear on extruded circle

In Blender 2.8, working from a new file, I have created a mesh circle and extruded it into a cylinder. I then attempt to apply a texture using settings that work on cubes and cylinders. But in the ...
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Negative extrusion

Where is the setting for negative extrusion in Blender. In case I have the name wrong, this extrudes non-existence, ie you extrude back through an object to make a hole. I can make a pit (hole partway ...
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Blue edge type for border of the mesh

When I extrude a border, it still stays indicated as a border in blue, even if two faces are on the same edge. Is it normal ? How to remove this blue? color explained in: Rendering » Freestyle » ...
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Why scaling in a mirror doesn't work?

I'm trying to scale an object, it's near the border with the mirror effect. I extrude a face and then scale it, I want the face to be balanced in the centre, but what I obtain is a different scaling ...
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Implement Set Flow and Extrude Edges [closed]

I'm moving from 3Ds Max to Blender. I have two extremely serious questions for Blender's vital tools. 1- Why, by default Blender didn’t the implement a tool similar to Set Flow in 3Ds Max? In ...
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Help building a square box under my complex 3D model!

My 3D model has the complex geometry of a small, rocky river. To be able to import it into my fluid dynamics software, I need the boundaries of the model to be rectangular. I am looking for something ...
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Can't select vertex to use function “E”. Function “E” Falling

I'm following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTIQ7KNM4XI But when i do the function "E" (extrude) and stop and try to extrude again, it dosn't work correctly.
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tapering a custom object

I took an flat image of a fish fin and used image J to convert it to a series of points which I connected. I extruded it from 2D image to 3D in inventor, and converted that ipt file to an stl file. I ...
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DWG/DFX plans snapping and modeling

I have been using 3ds max as my main program for archviz. Due to a change in workplace I no longer have access to a licence and have been looking for a free alternative and found blender. My usual ...
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Extrude (vertex/edge/face) along axis?

I`m trying to extrude an edge from a simple plane(or box or any other simple object) but Ctrl+E in edit mode then dragging on the yellow handle just moves the extruded edge around without any ...
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Can you extrude along custom normals?

Here's a UV sphere; a panel has been cut into it. These are its vertex normals: These are its face corner normals: These are its face corner normals under a Data Transfer modifier from an intact ...
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Extrude normals not working properly

When I extrude these faces along normals with Alt+E and select Extrude along normals my faces get extruded wrong, even If I ...
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How to extrude a circular shape out of an object

I have some problems extruding a circle that I projected onto another object. The setup looks the following. The circle mash was projected onto the object using the "shrinkwrap" modifier. Now I want ...
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Inward extrusion is not working

I am new to blender, while making a cup i was doing an inward extrusion but it is not working. I was extruding the upper face of cylinder inwards to make it hollow like a cup but instead it's ...
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How to get this type of relief?

i made this "3d" effect in photoshop, but i want to make it real 3d in Blender, how can i do that? i'm working with a SVG so i can import it in Blender, thanks! update >> using bevel and offset
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How to randomly extrude each face on an object using Python scripts?

I'm trying to write a script that'll automate the extruding process for each face selected. I want the extrusion distance to be generated randomly within a certain range for each face. Thanks. enter ...
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Transform orientation Issues

I 100% know that someone has probably asked this question but why is my orientations (Global and Local) all funked up. Why are my extrusions going off in different directions? Photo on what I mean ...
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How to get same size in every direction while Extrude Along Normal?

How do I get same size in every direction while extruding along normals? Dont know why but size is not same and its kinda disoriented(Some side is getting fatter).
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House architecture- How to extrude or move a face along an edge

I am trying to create a roof overhang and am wondering if there is a way to move or extrude the fascia along the same angle as the roof? Is there a better way to create roof overhangs?
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Possible To Create These Isometric Architectural Diagrams? Any Tutorials Out There? [duplicate]

VIDEO LINKS HERE Been looking high and low for a solution to creating a diagrammatic animation like this. I have use of SketchUp, Lumion, Rhino, Adobe Suite - but not 3DS Max which is what I imagine ...
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Flatten the base of STL file & cut it into a regular shape

I want to flatten the base of my STL file & cut it into a regular shape (e.g., round, square...). The results I expected should be the same as this video shows (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Extrude acting like move blender 2.8

I'm trying to follow blender guru's tutorials as best I can in blender 2.8, but I've run into a problem while trying to make the coffee cup. I'm trying to use the extrude tool but instead of extruding ...
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Something is wrong with extrusion in blender 2.8 [closed]

Whenever I press e to extrude, no new geometry is generated, instead the surrounding geometry is warped towards my cursor. This is different from what the tutorial I'm following shows, and I looked ...
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Equally extrude these vertices inside the shape

I'd like to extrude these faces toward the center of the shape equally - say a 5cm. Try as I might, I can't figure it out. Lots of solutions show inset for faces, but this is just a shape of vertices. ...
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Blender extrude problem

I'm currently learning blender as a beginner by Blender Guru. When I was making the mug, I had to extrude the top to form the interior of the mug. But as I was extruding the top part of the mug, the ...
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Extrude faces seems to move faces and extrude outer edges

If I have the situation shown in the first image and extrude the faces I get the second image. It is extruding the outer edges and moving the faces. I want to extrude everything that is selected. I ...
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How can I thicken this area?

I'm trying to 3D print this chair, but the lumbar area is too thin. The rest prints fine. I've meticulously selected the boundary of the area in question (I suspect one of the loop functions would ...
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Efficient method to extrude curbs [duplicate]

Very often I need to extrude a shape inwards or outwards to create a curb/wall or simply another edge loop. I move the verts around manually and it's a painful and long process. I'm looking for ...
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How to make a precise bolt hole in a simpler way?

I'm new to blender and using it to create 3d objects for my printer. Part of this is "cutting" holes for bolts very precisely which I managed to do but my way is so long/tedious I must be missing ...
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Merge 2D irregular shapes to generate 3D solid

I have 2 SVG shapes. Consider them as top and bottom faces of an object. I want to 'blend' one shape to the other to create a 3D solid. They have a differing number of vertices. Am I able to do this ...
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How can I extrude edges inwards so the offset distance is same for all edges? [duplicate]

How can I extrude edges inwards and keep same distance for all exuded edges? When I try to extrude (see pic 1) and press "s" all extruded edges have different offset from original (see pic 2) and I ...
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Weird shading after extrude, tried everything (i think)

I am trying to exctrude some faces and after I do it I am getting really weird shading. I have tried: -splitting nonplanar faces -removing doubles -increased vertices Is there anything else I can ...
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Extrusion for 3D printing

I am trying to make this into a solid object so it could be 3D printed. In other words I am trying to make this into a rectangular prism with the trench engrave in the prism. So I want to extrude the ...
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Offset curve bevel extrusion

Learning Blender. Can anyone tell me is there a way how to offset this piece. What I have here is path which is set on bevel extrusion with start and end values changed with circle curve as a sweep ...
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Move Faces along individual normals

I need a way to move multiple selected faces along their individual normals. When you google for this you´ll come along this solution. This solution is working exactly the way I would need to but ...
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Extruding parts of a complex mesh

I want to recreate the following image: I created one royal blue sphere object, sculpted the yellow and cyan objects, and added those onto the sphere. My challenge: Essentially, each hole is the ...
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What happened to Ctrl-Click in Blender 2.8?

In previous versions of Blender, I was able to go into edit mode, and CTRL-Click as an extrusion shortcut. Now, in Blender 2.8, when I do this, I accidentally select other objects, even though I'm in ...
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how I could extrude an object so that it is not a 2D object?

Beginner in blender. Wanted to know how I could extrude this object so that it is not a 2D object. In other words I want to make this object able to be printed in a 3D printer.
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Right Clicking Only Extrudes?

I'm trying to move a vertice but whenever I right click, rather than moving it, I extrude from it? Is this an option I've accidentally toggled? And if so how do I untoggle it?
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How do I scale in the sides of a cylinder without it getting distorted?

In this tutorial: ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbSmoZCrP8I&t=335s&index=2&list=WL ) Steve extrudes a circle and then scales in the sides after adding 2 edge cuts. I have 2 questions....
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trace part of an image, extrude into 3d object? [duplicate]

I have a logo it's an image of earth and around it are arrows, I would like to trace a plane along those arrows please if there's any special instructions to extruding it please let me know
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curve extrusion doesn't work anymore

Not sure what I've done, but I am unable to undo it. When I extrude the curve, it summons a white dot instead of adding a joint curve. I am not sure where I did wrong here.
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Wrapping curve into round mesh

I want to smooth my mesh by using curves, then my problem is : Can I wrap this plain curve mesh to round mesh side by side? Picture: 1st Mesh: This mesh that I want to wrap to left side 2nd Mesh: ...
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Face wont scale in proportion

So I've been working on this arch and I have decided that I want the bottom 50cm a little thicker, a skirting type effect. My idea was to take the bottom face, extrude it (z), scale it out to the ...