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Extrude and bevel an imported svg curve

I exported an svg 1.1 file from Adobe Illustrator CS6. I joined all the shapes by pressing Ctrl+J. I set the curve shape to 2D. Then I extruded using the right hand side panel: So far so good. But ...
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SVG Curve Incorrectly Rendered

It should be noted that this question poses a similar issue to some other questions on SE, but (the ones that I saw) were caused by massively large scaling factors, which (as far as I can tell) isn't ...
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Extruding Vector Files in Blender

I am sure this has been discussed quite a few times, but I found a tutorial recently doing the exact same thing as I did, but in my case my logo is messing up! Here is the link to the workflow: https:...
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How to extrude inwards without leaving faces?

Here is the image to explain what i want left box shows how i have set loopcuts (green is the face that i am extruding and moving). Middle one is what i want to get. The right is the issue with ...
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how can I extrude curve shapes onto curve without tapering

I'm stuck. Can't figure out how I can extrude a closed curve onto a NURBS curve without it looking tapered. I notice that when it's set to "2D" there is no tapering, but I want to do it on 3d. ...
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Attempting to Extrude Imported SVG Curve [duplicate]

I am attempting to extrude a logo that has been imported from an SVG file. The SVG file was made in Adobe Illustrator. I deleted many extraneous layers (at this point, curves) upon import to have just ...
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How do I turn my PNG Image into a mesh object?

I am new to Blender. I have a PNG image of a logo and would like to know how to make this 2D image into a 3D image in Blender so that I can animate it like any ordinary mesh object that I can add into ...
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Partial shape subtracting only

Im trying to make some dice but one of the shapes is not subtracting from the cube properly. The sun on the right side is only partially subtracting. I started with some svg vector saved from ...
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Erratic apply-scale behavior with vert groups and displacement modifier

When trying to scale an extruded and assigned faces vert group back to zero on the Z-axis after applying a displacement modifier, it either seems to work correctly, or the entire mesh goes flat, as if ...
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How to extrude an irregular shape into a cylinder?

As the title says, I'm trying to extrude an irregular face into a normal cylinder. There are some pics below to better describe what I want to achieve The tip of the sculpture is round, while the ...
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How do I perform multiple extrusions around a spiral?

I managed to select the same edges on most of the objects using select>select similar by face angles. Is it possible now to extrude all of them straight outwards from themselves? [
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Extruding the camera block for my phone model

I want to do in my 3D model a bulging camera block. Of course, I know this can be done using the "extrude" tool. But I can't use subdivide modifier, consequently I can't do that. And I want to do a "...
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bmesh - extrude face and end up with closed mesh

When you extrude the only face of a plane via the GUI you get a (closed) cube. If you do the same thing using bmesh you get a cube that is open on the bottom side. ...
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Blender How can I extrude a cylinder outward

I am trying to make a bullet casing. Here is an image of what I am trying to make. If you have a look at the shell, not the bullet, you will see that it is a cone and it has an angle that goes ...
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How to extrude surface keeping face angles

I have a simple object with two opposite faces at different angles. I'd like to extrude the connecting face such that the resulting extrusion follows both angles. I would call this an extrude slide ...
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Import and Extrude DXF to 3D

I have a 2D Vector Drawing that I imported to and extruded in Blender, like this one: What I want is the top to be closed and the cylinder would be a hole. Is there a way to import into Blender or ...
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What is the fastest way to do a cut extrude / inward extrude?

Let's say after a knife project I have a nice region that I want to extrude. Extruding outwards along the normal works fine. Extruding inwards along -Z however does not work the way I want it to. ...
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Extrude the outside of a cylinder using a grayscale image

I'd like to create model of a ring with a relief for 3D printing. The relief should be a raised, but degrading text (like its very old and used). I'd imagine to create a grayscale image and use the ...
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Why does my extruded text go wonky like this? Why does my text go weird when I convert it to a curve?

I am making a 3D logo. When I create a text object and use solidify mod to make it thicker it does this: When I don't use the solid mod, and instead convert it to a curve to do a curve extrusion ...
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Unable to Extrude a Plane

Whenever I add an Object or import an SVG object, I am able to extrude it either by E or by the extrude tool in object data, but I can't do that for a plane ( and just saw for a cube as well ). I get ...
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How to extrude outwards?

So I'm watching this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVPcT0dJmoY And at 42:37 he instructs us to "Extrude outward". I'm not sure how to do this, because just scaling seems to not do what he'...
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Subdivison surface awkward when extruding

Okay, I'll keep this question plain and simple. Whenever I have cube use a subdivision surface and attempt to extrude vertices with that cube I get really awkward results because whenever it adds a ...
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Extrude on Z axis

Apologies for not using the correct terms, but I am new to Blender and even though I searched a lot I cannot find the answer to my question. I have imported an svg file into Blender and want to ...
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Bevelling concave curve part results in buggy mesh

I want to create some extruded, bevelled letters, and thus have created letters with the Font tool, then converted them to curves. I have an issue with the letter B, which creates a buggy mesh ...
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adding detail (extruding a grill type part at top) to a box mesh without affecting lower part of mesh

Hello all I'm still learning Blender and I am stuck understanding the best way of adding some extruded parts to the top of my mesh. Im modelling a Glock 17, its fairly blocky so thought it might be an ...
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Extrude multiple edges with normals

I have the following problem: I have walls with (wood) panels. I want to (extrude?) the blue edges so they look like the red marked one... When I select all the edges and extrude & scale them, ...