Questions tagged [mesh]

A mesh is a collection of vertices, edges, (composed of a connection between two vertices), and faces (composed of 3 or more connected edges). Meshes are the most commonly used object type in Blender.

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A slightly messy mesh in blender 2.81 beta

I'm following the famous tutorial of the donut and the coffee cup from Blender Guru. I just noticed that some vertices of my object are slightly out of place. I don't know how that happened but I ...
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.PLY animation to alembic/cache

I know similar questions have been asked elsewhere here but, the most recent answer is over 3 years old and we've have b2.8 drop in the interim. I have captured some depth footage using an Intel ...
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How To Rotate some Vertices around a changed Pivot Point?

I switched from Maya to Blender 2.8. In Maya there was the possibility to choose some Vertices and then change the PivotPoint for those Vertices and then Rotate around this Pivot Point. For Example i ...
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Unraveling messy mesh

Isn't it possible to unravel entangled mesh in the blender 2.8? My messy mesh is as follow: I don't know where it went wrong. Can anyone give some tips for handling an issue like this? I don't even ...
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Why does “material_index” return zeros?

I am new to bpy and I am wondering why the values material_index returns are all zeros. This is the code I am using: ...
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Blender 2.8 create mesh via script

I need to create a mesh by reading a custom file format. I have a list of vertices, faces and uvs. So far I am able to create a mesh with vertices and faces with the following script: ...
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Discrete Version of OBJ Mesh for physical simulation

I am using SOFA physics simulation to deform a yarn, first i have to get a discrete. version of the OBJ mesh. which is know in the format of VTK There is an example in SOFA tested on bunny.obj and it ...
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Erasing Alpha does not erase the Mesh in Texture Paint?

I started texture painting this object. I came across the brush tool "Erase Alpha". So i started removing some of the mesh (at least thats what i thought) in solid view. But when i go into rendered ...
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Duplicate Material Displayed

I have applied a single material as a texture to an object in Blender 2.8. In the UV map the duplicated element is only displayed in the correct area however it is being duplicated. Please see ...
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Making a crystal mesh

I have a game project soon and we wanted to make crystals for environment and as objects. I´m right now experimenting with different types of textures either drawing on the map and others. I found ...
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How to fix issues with rigging in Blender 2.79

Hi there all, been tooling around with this for two days... Honestly went through dozens of videos, forums posts, and document/articles about rigging in Blender 2.79. So far I have: Deleted my ...
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Merge several mesh objects

I want to merge two mesh that has the public points in both objects. The relationship between two objects like a circle and a circular ring that can perfectly contain the ring. I have tried the ...
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Fixing a Mesh Error

I am struggling with how to fix a mesh, I got the following error: input error: facet 12 shares a halfedge from vertex 9 to vertex 7 with facet 2 How can I fix this, I don't know how to decide the ...
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Blender 2.8 Rigging stuff

I was working the past months on some character rigging with animations on blender 2.79. I managed to get rid of all "ugly" edges in the model so that the animations look beautiful. I've worked with ...
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Automatically converting text to mesh

I want to convert some text objects automatically in the right format, with the right font applied at the correct coordinates without having to fiddle around with every single word separately. I have ...
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Radial Symmetry in Editing a Single Object

I am a intermediate beginner in Blender: I have a moderate knowledge and understanding of the interface and am capable of modeling and rendering simple forms, but if skill is a percentage I'm at ...
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One Particle System is working, the other comes out the underside of the Emitter object?

I’m making a flower. I have the petals weight-painted around the bulb which are working just fine. I made a second vertex group but the smaller central petals are coming out of the bottom of the mesh. ...
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How to Thicken Walls Without Hollowing Them? Please Help

I have this design and am trying to thicken the bottom/side walls while keeping the insides the same shape/size. I have tried the solidify modifier but the walls cant be hollow. I found the same ...
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How to make irregular Honey Comb

I tried to make this pattern using metaball particles inside volume. But couldn't acheive this pattern. DO you know how can I generate a mesh with this porous structure ?
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Why my monkey is rendered with only a mesh?

I'm totally noob to the blender world, and I accidentally made my monkey like above. the monkey was originally a solid not mesh. I managed to find the way for restoring my monkey to solid again in the ...
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Looking for advice with dimpling spheres

I am fairly new to blender and am stumbling my way through a project I am working on. I have a few dozen sphere meshes with various different aspects and elements that I am fairly happy with. To top ...
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Exporting OBJ mesh in blender

I am trying to export a simple shape: torus, sphere. the exported mesh is in OBJ format. Blender displays an error "location is unknown or something related to volume. If I increase the scale to 100 ( ...
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Remove a dotted cage? [duplicate]

Someone knows what it is that dotted cage, what it serves but especially how to remove it?
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Getting face normals from a mesh using Python is giving random vertices

I'm trying to get the face normal of a simple wall. When I run this in the script editor I always get the correct answer. However once it was extended into the script (as addon code) I started getting ...
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Healing This Gaps

I am working with a mesh that has a series of very thin gaps. Ideally this appear sheet-like. I would like to avoid manually adding faces of dilating other areas significantly. Any help would be ...
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Cutting a hole in a “Plane”

I decided to design my own room in blender, so made a room out of "Plane"-Objects. Now i need some holes in the "walls" as I want to make windows an doors. I have absolut no idea which tool to use to ...
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Clear Parent and Keep Transformation

When I select the Mesh (scaled by empty), hit Alt+P choose "Clear Parent and Keep Transformation", it clears parenting, but transformation is not kept. Is there any visible reason why the operator is ...
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How to make a mesh undestructable? [duplicate]

I am a noob and was following this tutorial. But no matter what I change the mass of torus to, it always breaks. Is there a way to make a mesh undestructable.
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Bug in blenrig?

I was following the official blenrig tutorial in youtube, and also read the pdf documentation. After going through the work of positioning all bones in reproportion mode, Juan Pablo says that the ...
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Merging meshes in the hierarchy

In the hierarchy, I have two meshes called "Cube" that I'd like to merge together: Most answers that I've found online say to Shift select both and press Ctrl+J to merge them. However, weirdly that ...
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Smooth individual faces? [duplicate]

I have created a basic window with a basic lighting effect, thusly: I'm ready to render, except that the rim of the window is not as smooth as I would like it to be. I don't want to see the outline ...
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How to simplify/clean up a mesh?

I imagine this is a fairly popular problem to have, but I can't seem to find the right terminology, so I apologize in advance. I am currently creating rather simple shapes, mostly by combining simple ...
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How to smooth a mesh imported in .wrl format?

I imported a mesh in .WRL format representing molecules (I did it in PyMol). This is what I got: As you can see, there are big chunks of triangles everywhere. They are pretty big and it's not nice to ...
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How do you remove interior faces?

Here we have two overlapping cylinders: They could be one mesh or two separate meshes. I don't care. What I would like to get blender to do is remove the interior faces. I'm having several problems....
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Adding verteces in a circle in blender 2.8 [duplicate]

How can I add verteces in the circle mesh to 12 verteces.
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How to make a perspective transform?

When I import a model for 3D printing, I find that I prefer the mesh in perspective view to the mesh in orthogonal view. How can I transform the mesh to perspective effect in the orthogonal view?
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overlaying grid on pixelated image and extruding pixels

i'm trying to create some voxel style art using blender and i'm having trouble overlaying a grid on a pixelated image. I'd like to create something that looks like this: I've tried importing the ...
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Stange material/mesh glitch in LookDev mode

Whenever I go into LookDev mode with this Cynder model I ported from SFM (which was originally an .mesh.ascii file) a strange graphical glitch occurs where I can see faces glitching through each other....
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Issue with transferring my mesh and armature to weight painting

for some a apparent reason when I shift click my bones and shift click my armature and move over to the tab weight painting an error displays with an exclamation point stating 'tools 'built.in_select ...
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Green faces in edit mode

I pressed something and then The faces of my object appear green in edit mode. How can I revert that? Newly added objects appear with gray faces in edit mode. It is not a matcap a material a ...
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How can you add on click listener in blender using script/addons?

I just start programming in blender, and i was looking for something that could detect everytime I click on some position and that it persists.
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I have a problem with baking - “No active UV layer found”

As you can see in my screenshot im having trouble baking a texture for Ambient Occlusion. I already added a new image and smart uv unwrapped my low poly mesh "rock_lp". It is the second one i ...
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Wrinkle Surface [duplicate]

I made this mesh extruding a svg curve from Ilustrator. The idea, as you can see on the modifiers panel is to bend it. I understand that for this I need to divide the face with edges so that I can ...
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Weight painting deforms parts of mt mesh blender 2.8

I have been trying to weight paint for a character I created but for some reason when I paint the leg area it deforms the mesh. As shown below This does not happen when I weight pain any other part. ...
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My mesh flips out whenever I move the timeline cursor

Here's the .blend file. https://www.dropbox.com/s/m8ka7jcygfijx4r/buggymusket.blend?dl=0 I really am clueless. Basically, I have two seperate bones attached to the mesh. The mesh has two vertex ...
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combining photogrammetry and a model in blender

Where to start, i've run out of googling for the answers. I Scanned a dolls house, with the intention of recreating it perfectly. However, the scan has a few holes in the mesh, and has about 3 million ...
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Precise scaling in Edit mode impossible?

[ [ I turned on the edge length indicator in Edit mode, but apparently it gives false (rounded) values, since the vertices don't align. In this example I tired joining 3 tetrahedrons around a 345 ...
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Mesh of a single twist Yarn in Blender

I am new at Blender, I want to design a mesh of a single twisted yarn, which is the best strategy to design this mesh. Sorry if my question sounds dumb. I am attaching the picture ![enter image ...
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importing .OSM to blender in 2.8

hello I was watching a tutorial on creating a city in Blender with the open street map website, but it seems that blender no longer has the importing .OSM addon.The tutorial:https://www.youtube.com/...
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2.8 : Trouble with materials when joining two meshes

Blender novice here, using 2.8; I've got this .blend file holding a multitude of shapes; the resulting object will be imported in Unreal Engine. Topics are convering this already, but I'm so ...