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Projection Mapping - transparent faces

I'm trying to do as Ian Hubert does in his -now famous- blender speech at BCON19. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whPWKecazgM At 3.47, he 'import images as a planes' then extrude it. I try to do the ...
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Extrude along individual normals without changing the normal direction

I have an insetted cube like this: Their normals are quite, normal: But after I "Extrude along Individual Normals", the faces change in direction: How do I extrude them like this: ?
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How to start modeling a square metal profile with holes?

I'm new to Blender (switched over from Sketchup) and I'm struggling with the complexity of the program. I have no idea how I should start modeling a square metal profile with holes. Can anyone give ...
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Extruding Vertices Is Moving the Original Vertices

I've been following the BlenderGuru donut tutorial and was extruding these two vertices but it somehow moves the original vertices as I do so. Anyone know how I can extrude these vertices without ...
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How can I extrude two faces?

How can i make the hole in the letter
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Cannot extrude curve after converting to mesh

So I drew a teardrop-shaped bezier curve and converted it to a mesh using Object -> Convert to -> Mesh from Curve/Meta/Surf/Text. A new mesh object appeared ...
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Trouble selecting and extruding specific polygons (python)

Trying to extrude specific polygons. Instead, it's duplicating the whole mesh. I know some kind of updating is required, just having trouble finding the correct solution. ...
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Seeking better way to add precise hemispherical caps to a swept curve

Given an arbitrary curve swept with a circular profile of a specific radius and side count (controlled using the Depth and ...
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How do I extrude a shape along a curve in Blender 2.8

I can't find any posts on how to extrude a shape along a curve in Blender 2.8. Let's say I wanted to make a curved pipe. In Blender 2.7 I used 2 curves (1 path and 1 shape). With the path selected, ...
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Basic extrude question [duplicate]

Just started with Blender. I made a shape ( picture 1) Now I want to make a circle on this face and sink it into the shape. What I do is create a circle, place it onto the original shape, press F ...
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Why can't I extrude a Nurbs curve along a nurbs path

What is the protocol for extruding objects along paths. I cannot find any user-friendly assistance in the manual. I am not used to the CAD geometry approach as I have more experience with the older ...
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How to make grooves without editing geometry

I'm trying to cut grooves onto a curved surface without directly editing the geometry. This is my desired end result that I achieved by Ctrl+B to bevel and ...
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“Extrude Faces Along Normals” works exactly as “Extrude Faces”

I have a sphere like this: When I press Alt+E and Extrude Faces, it works like: As I'd expect of it. However, when I 'Extrude Faces Along Normals', it works like: ...and I can't tell the difference....
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How to extrude as a round shape in concentrated areas?

I hope that I'm explaining my question right as I'm new to blender but I really am at a loss here. I've been stuck for a couple days now of what to do with this. So, I'm trying to make a side table, ...
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how to extrude neighboring vertices without creating a face in between?

As in question. Check the picture. I do not want any faces inbetween. Kind regards. Please see the picture: 1) - original 2) - after extruding using E (+Z) 3) - after 2) and deleting the faces (not ...
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Why is the calculated volume wrong for extruded objects?

I have just noticed that when calculating a volume using the 3D-Print add-on I get completely different results when I extrude away material. In the picture you will find two cuboids of identical ...
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Handling of SVGs between Blender 2.7x and Blender 2.8x

Below is an image of an imported SVG (of course it's the same SVG for both versions of Blender!) notice that 2.79b does a much nicer job of "extruding" the 2D shape and filling. In both cases, ...
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Extruding is making a hollow object

After making an object, I wanted to extrude it and I got this hole in it
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Extruding from a plane creates a hollow shape

I am making a house in Blender with the help of architect sketches. I have done the wall shapes as 2d-planes, and when I extrude them to create the 3D-wall, it creates the wall but with one end hollow ...
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Snapping an Extrusion

Referring to the attached image, using a simple extrude and scale workflow, is it possible to snap the upper extrusion so it matches the size of the lower one? I thought this would be quite simple but ...
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How to form a tapered stamp from an SVG

I am trying to make a stamp from an SVG. I have found a model on thingiverse that demonstrates the desired outcome well. Given an SVG, and a "body" mesh: I would like to make a stamp where the body ...
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How to Use Curve Extrude operation from Curve Properties ->Geometry-> Extrude in a script. (extruding SVG curve)

I am trying to build a script that will allow me to introduce the Curve, Properties, Geometry, Extrude function in a Panel. I need it to extrude and SVG curve. I am trying to use a method similar to ...
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Extrusion problems

I have some problems with extrusions breaking up my loops. I used the extrusion to make a new part of a mesh. I want to loop-select faces of this new extruded part, but the loop-select fails due to ...
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bpy.ops.view3d.edit_mesh_extrude_move_normal()

I am trying to extrude automatically a couple of faces (e.g. bezier surface) to get an object. I use bpy.ops.view3d.edit_mesh_extrude_move_normal() as I would press 'E' button in EDIT MODE. ...
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Brushes dysfunction when sculpting on an extruded face?

I started with a plane, I shaped the plane by moving edges and vertex, and then extruded it from one side to create volume. Then I went to sculpting mode, using clay strap tool which is supposed to [...
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Python API script, why does extruding verts behave in this way?

I run into this issue when writing Python scripts. When I am selecting several individual verts and I make an extrusion, I get some odd behavior I cannot explain. It doesn't happen if I am working ...
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Extend the length of a cone

I am having trouble extending this cone outwards, ie to the left. I have set the pivot point to 3D cursor and the Orientation in the active tool section to Normal, pressed s to scale and then z, then ...
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How do I get rid of the extra faces created when extruding inwards?

I'm using Blender 2.81a on MacOS. I am modelling the 'rook' chess piece, and I want to give it the tower shape with cuts in it. When I select the faces and extrude them down, it makes a hollow shape ...
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Extrude curve via Python script

I'm trying to write a small script that helps me automate the creation of walls and any other wall-like segment in Blender. I wanted to use a profile curve or mesh as a base and then extrude it by X ...
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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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Can't Extrude Multiple Faces

I'm trying to extrude multiple faces of a cube at the same time but it seems to be locked to the z-axis. I'm relatively new to Blender and I've spent all evening trying to figure this out - it's ...
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Extrude problem

I want to use face extrude to create a handle in a piece of pottery. I can only extrude a rectangular object with the face shape. I want to get a bulge rather than a block. What have I inadvertently ...
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Place/Connect Vertices by Global Co ordinance

To extrude vertices, in editmode, you can simply Ctr+RMB and Blender automatically detects the mouse position and places a new connected vertex at that position. I don't understand why I can't set ...
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Obtaining a grill mesh with not all faces aligned

I am new to Blender and currently practicing few meshes. I am interested in designing cattle catcher for locomotives. Something as shown in the below picture. Is there any easy technique in ...
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How to add texture to end of extruded object?

I'm new to blender, and probably just don't know what to search for. I am trying to add a wooden texture to the end of the white extruded profile. But i'm not able to follow any of the guides I ...
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How to use the 'MESH_OT_extrude_verts_indiv' parameter?

I'm trying to extrude a single vertex several times in a loop for different directions. For that I'm using the function: ...
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Why doesn't extruding from some edges make a face while usually it does?

The first picture is when I extruded after selecting two vertices and it gave me an additional face, three edges and two vertices as you can see. But the second picture is when I extruded after ...
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Creating a curve from selected edge and extruding?

I'm trying to make a cupboard, and I stumbled upon a problem (I'm a total beginner). I want to convert the edges shown in the picture to curves, bend them a little, and convert back to edge (in order ...
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Extruding horizantally when I want it to go vertically, and vice versa

I'm trying to extrude a cylinder in the right direction. But to extrude I have to move the cursor verticaly. Same with the vertical direction. If I wanted to extrude the cylinder in the vertical ...
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Shape Keys: Best method for simple mouth shape

Im trying to determine the best way to create the mouth animation of this hard working carrot! I will use shape keys, I’m just trying to create a clean mouth shape out of the Mesh. I’ve tried ...
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How to overlay image on extruded SVG?

So I just got into blender because I need a 3D object to animate in AE. I am having trouble adding a texture to my object. I don't know the terminology all that well, but I tried making a mesh and ...
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Paint? Extrude?

I'm relatively new to blender and though i find a lot of it quite intuitive, there is much i have to learn. My project is the Musical Box from Camberwick Green (many under 40 and not raised in UK will ...
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how to bevel this?

I extruded this curve out of an svg and converted it to a mesh. I cant find a way to bevel the marked edge. Both the bevel modifier and the "normal" Bevel tool dont show any affect. why? How can I ...
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Extrude multiple Shapes along the same Curve

I wish to switch from C4D to Blender and I'm trying to replicate the same workflow I'm already used to before making the step. In this specific case, I need to extrude a number of different Shapes (...
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Extrude shape on a path from illustrator?

I have an illustrator path that I want to bring into Blender3d and extrude a circle on and close the shape at the ends. Almost like a long skinny balloon that is used for balloon animals. Or a tube ...
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Displace Earth Terrain with Transparency

I am animating a logo for a local church and I am quite the perfectionist. I need to extrude the land from Earth without a center/water/core. I have created the wire frame already thanks to various ...
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Is it possible to make inset not behave as edge support for subdivision surface modifier?

I would like to use inset, bevel or extrude tool with subdivision modifier, but when I make more loops they bring out cube attributes- as edge support, I would like that they follow curvature. Is that ...
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Extrude face along normal, following connected edge (extend geometry)?

I want to extrude a face in Blender along its normal, but I also want the vertices to follow their connected (but not selected during the extrusion) edges. This means that the vertices would move ...
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Opposite of extrude (removing)

I created a phone stand, but I would like to cut the top. Is there a way to do the opposite of extrude ? Tried to select the face and delete but that don't do only delete this part. Try to created a ...
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Every time I try to extrude a bone and select a part of it individually in object mode, they automatically group together. Why?

If I'm unable to select a single bone in order to parent it to my object. To my understanding (I'm still very new to all of this), in order to parent a bone to mesh or my object, I have to select the ...

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