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Questions tagged [faces]

A face is a two-dimensional polygon, the space bounded by three or more edges.

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How do you select the inside vertices of an object faster?

I've been seeing some tutorials and they all make two mouse clicks and somehow manage to get a clean selection of the inside vertices with no use of Alt or the B key which is what I usually have to do....
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my faces are glitching

i have tried replacing the face and recalculating normals and stuff like that
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How to connect multiple faces quickly?

I was given a model that has most of its faces separate from each other. The model will be 3D printed, so I need to make it into a solid object with wall thickness. Is there a way to connect the edges ...
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Snap vertex to face along a non-perpendicular direction

How do I move a vertex along an orientation that is not perpendicular to a target face, and make it snap onto that face? I.e. I want to move along (constrain movement to) an axis that is not ...
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Why are my UV maps rotated like this?

I tried to model and texture a milk package, but for some reason some of my faces UVs seem to be rotated. I exported my UV Map to photoshop, laid the textures on it but some of them are stretched, ...
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How do I prevent distortion when resizing selective edge/face? [duplicate]

I was watching and following Blender Guru's this video and trying to make a mug but facing a problem. After adding a geometry if I try to resize that geometry/edge, the top and down side becomes ...
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Complexity versus NGons!

New 3D enthusiast here with a very basic question: for game assets which is more desirable: 1). The complete lack of ngons? or 2). A reduced triangle count? Here is a little more detail: I am ...
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Convert a circle face to a square?

I don't know how to make that transition from a circle to a square. Any ideea ?
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Easy way to remove faces occluded by other meshes?

My model has a mesh with faces that are occluded by other sibling meshes: Right now I've been manually removing the occluded faces to reduce vert count and prevent skinning artifacts during ...
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Select Cylinder into Equal Sections?

I'm making a mesh that requires about 6 extrusions from the base model. And Each extrusion needs to be equally spaced apart around the cylinder. Before, I would have to count over and over again the ...
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How do I make the back faces of a transparent object hidden while other individual objects behind it remain visible?

This is the scene in material mode Render mode with Z transparency The same thing but now with mask transparency Can I make the back faces of the front cube hidden like the 3rd image, while the ...
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Make a face from a mesh with a hole

How can I create a face for extrusion with a hole inside in edit mode? In my case I want to extrude only the "C" from a mesh marked in blue and not the filled innside part.
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When filling a gap with a new face edges do not seem to subdivide correctly

I'm learning Blender and following Blender Guru's Intermediate Modeling Tutorial to make an anvil. I made a small mistake and had a duplicate vertex that could not be cleared by the Remove Double ...
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Is it okay, to put meshes inside each other without connecting them? [duplicate]

Excuse my English. So, im modeling an assault rifle and i was thinking about if its okay to disconnect the highlighted mesh(picture below) from the weapon and just move it a bit inside the weapon to ...
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Mesh shading glitches/z-fighting in model

Hey all, I'm really new to Blender (this is my first project) and I wanted to create a bear that I can mocap using NI Mate 2.1 - however, when retargeting my rig, I get a few graphical errors such as ...
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How to know if certain co-planar faces in Blender form a circle to apply quads later on?

I can get a set of co-planar faces from any mesh. Some of these co-planar faces form a circle while most of them do not. I eventually want to know which faces are forming a circle using Python, so ...
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How to make a tree using as few faces as possible?

I have to make a tree and use it in a game, but when I use sapling tree add-on I get too many faces and I need them to be as few as possibe. Can you tell me what is the best way to make this kind of ...
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Flatten faces for plywood sheet cutting [duplicate]

bit of a beginner here. I'm using Blender to design an electronic Cello. I want to flatten out the faces highlighted here so I can saw from a flat sheet of thin plywood which will then be wrapped to ...
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Does anyone know how to fix this weird Faces in Blender?

Flipping faces is not working, neither recalculate normlas. Thanks for your help! Regards!
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How should you merge this track together?

Here is my model: How can I merge these two parts of my race track together so that the white line is preserved like this example? Thanks!
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Blender transforming quads to tris

So, I started creating a tank, and when I checked the rendered mode, I found that I have tris instead of quads. No modifiers applied, no anything. Anyone please help ? tris: edit mode (quads):
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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 to connect 2 faces?

I am new to blender, and tried to make my sword based on my mind. And I found a problem... I want to connect the center/middle cube to the lower sword part(the small gap between the sword), but I don'...
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How to avoid faces overlapping when bridging edge loops

I want to create a bottom wall and to do it i add a circle and then use "bridge edge loop" But the result is strange: I don't want a face also inside circle (beacause it will be a hole). I hope can ...
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Blender 2.8 I can't see vertices, edges or faces in edit mode

I was working just fine and suddenly when I changed from object to edit mode, neither vertices, edges nor faces were highlighted as usual. I can still select them but can't see them, the object is ...
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Data Transfer artefacts in Blender 2.79

part of my loop, which I am trying to solder with a mesh is displayed incorrectly. and, if you move the mesh with the DataTransfer along the surface of another mesh, then the loop becomes incorrect ...
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Black shading appears in faces

I'm Modelling a car in which i'm getting a black shading while in rendered mode. i've tried deleting the faces but still im getting those black shades.
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Dissolving tool is doing really stupid stuff

I'm trying to model a Star Destroyer, from Star Wars. If you look up a picture of it, you'll notice that there are indentations along the sides where mechanical looking things and whatnot reside. I'm ...
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What is going on with the Extrusion?

Hi so I am currently creating a Witcher Wolf School Medallion just for fun, However it's decided to do this with the last extrusion. I saved before this happened so I've being unable to fix it. What ...
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Finding a specific face/vertex/edge based on position value, not indices value

[Looking for answers possible via python] Hi everyone! I'm trying to select a face/vertex/edge based on location rather than selecting it based on its specific index. After the specific face/vertex/...
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How to removing internal meshes from the stack of cubes?

I have a created a model with a stack of cubes that forms one big single model. There are so many unnecessary faces and cubes present inside the model. I have to remove all the internal faces to ...
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Graph animation - How can I access individual faces via the API?

I want to create a visual representation for quite a lot of data. I did not stumble up on a tool to construct a 3D or 2D graph in Blender yet. If there is anything like that it would solve my problem ...
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Subdivision To Preserve Low Poly Style

I'm working on a low poly style scene, meaning that individual triangles are intentionally visible. I need to subdivide the scene while preserving the original geometry. Basically, for every ...
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how can i fix this : i can see through faces with no x ray or other see through settings enabled

I don't know what happened but whenever I'm outside of orthographic mode faces start to go crazy seeing through the mesh with no x-ray, no wireframe or no limit selection turned on. It's both in ...
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Some faces appear darker BUT normals are okay

I have noticed that sometimes when I model some objects, some face later on appear to be a bit darker than others. Especially after texturing. I have checked the normals and they are pointing in the ...
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Strange flickering while modeling in Blender 2.8 beta

So, while modeling simple building, I came across some strangle flickering on faces, which is strange for me. There is no overlapping, so "z-fight" is not the cause here. Flickering is visible with ...
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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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Automate adding a Surface on a cut Mesh

I am completely new and following some tutorials. I am preparing a Abyss Walker from DS3 for a 3D printer and splitting up the figure. I wonder is there any tool or option to automatically add a ...
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View polygon's index as non-tuple in Animation Nodes

I wonder how can I see polygon's index not as tuple of vertices indices, but as single number? There is polygon viewer in N-panel which is what I want, but works ...
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Remove faces inside object

So I have a cube coming back inside of another cube ( it's the trigger guard thing going inside the gun handle ) and I want it to not go inside ( merge with the handle ) thanks !
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How to create a horizontal strip inside a circlular plane?

I need to create a horizontal strip from one side of the circular plane to another circular plane inside it. The result needs to be like this: I got the outer circles using the inset key like this: ...
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Can't delete face

This face won't delete and it doesn't have any vertices. It is like an undetectable thin plane. Any help would mean so much, im just new to blender. Here is the blender file:
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split face along edge

I currently have two faces, overlapping at this point: The option to split/subdivide the faces along this edge I made would be enough: resulting faces should look like this: Any help would be ...
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Connecting a face with another face along a specific curve

I need to connect a face with another face of a different cross-section via a specific curve. The face at the start of the curve needs to morph into the face at the end of the curve along the way. Can ...
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Is there a way to split a flat multi-poly face into squares and triangles easily?

I'm relatively new to blender (previous game was 2d) but I know the basic rules like making your mesh out of rectangle/squares and triangles. Due to a city block being mostly flat I've disregarded ...
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Removing overlapping faces and internal edges from a 2d geometry

I have the following 2d geometry (the figure shows it in edit mode): I need to make it a simple polygon, without the overlapping faces and the non-necessary edges (just want to keep the ones of ...
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Can I use weight paint in the middle of a face?

I've been following along with this tutorial (you don't need to watch it). I made a plate mesh, and it's quite low-poly. The top of it is only one (1) n-gon. I was hoping to use weight paint in the ...
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Overlapping faces : how to create new faces (interception and complements) with Python API?

Suppose I have a mesh with two overlapping faces (in general, all vertices are different): ...
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Is there any kind of face group?

So, I'm familiar with vertex groups for saving vertex selections / groups. But, is there any way of grouping faces? Vertex groups won't suffice for the obvious reason that they often select faces I ...
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Moving multiple faces at once

I am having trouble trying to move multiple faces at once in different directions. I can't move all the faces selected without altering the other parts of the model, even though I have already hidden ...