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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Why is half of mesh transparent in edit mode?

So this mesh (downloaded) looks like this in object mode - Then in edit mode looks like only some of the faces actually exist- There's no modifiers on the object. What is this?
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How to fix this Mesh please (two planes with merged vertices)

(two planes with merged vertices)
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Bogus face in 2.8 mesh

My mesh shows what looks like a bogus face normal. The mesh and screen cap show the problem. Some holes still show a face normal but no face can be selected! I got to this point by creating a ...
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Can't select or interact with downloaded objects unless in edit mode

need some help. I downloaded this free car model, and everything worked great until i tried to move it around. It is made of many parts so I selected everything with A and tried to rotate the whole ...
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How to achieve this organza-like rubbery cloth? (like @catelloo)

This is 'drop.png' by @catelloo on Instagram. I think they made it using C4D but I wonder if the same effect can be achieved using Blender. I'm a total newbie. Thanks :)
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How to move a cube on a plane

I'm using blender 2.8 and my simple scenario is: a plane and a cube mesh. I want to move the cube on the plane without using the G command on the ...
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how to flatten out the middle part of landscape

I made a landscape using ANT landscape add-on. Here's what I have: What I want to do is to flatten out the middle part, to render sth like a valley. Specifically, the area that I circled below: How ...
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Whats wrong with my “snowglobe” object and/or lighting?

I've been messing with shaders and render options all day and trying to figure out how to get the objects within my "orb" object to display correctly in my render, but for some reason the viewport ...
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Remove double vertices

When removing double vertices in 2.8, I first ensure that normals are consistent and I then merge by distance. If I then recalculate normals there are further double vertices!. If I repeat the process ...
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Building Object, Mesh, and UV Map with Python

I am trying to learn how to create new objects from vertices and face data and also include a uv map. I used the following code: ...
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Subdividing mesh causes certain parts of mesh to be visible through transparent textures?

I'm editing a mesh where the tips of the hair is partially transparent, and when I do anything to the mesh (tris to quads, subdivide, adding edgeloops) it causes parts of the mesh to be visible ...
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blender 2.8 mesh deform modifier don't work

I need help with this modifier. Don't know if it's a bug or if it works differently in 2.8. I need this function, I use it often in 2.79. Mesh does not bind in 2.8. Any suggestions? video here
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Game Mesh with red tint in-game

I have an issue with several models from CDPRs The Witcher 3. I am a Modder for this game and have encountered a rather weird issue. There a certain meshes with a red tint in-game. They are used by ...
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How to smooth a mesh?

I have this terrain mesh with some mountains, but also some plains between the mountains. I would like to smooth out the plains, because when 3D printed they cause a lot of unnecessary walls: ...
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Random line artifacts on mesh when moved too far from global 0, 0, 0 [duplicate]

I'm attempting to render a mesh in 2.8. However, random lines appear on its surface when positioned too far from the global 0, 0, 0 coordinates. I've cut out a ...
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Can a mesh be used as a guide for hair?

I'm my experiments with hair in the particles feature, I've seen certain ways one can shape hair, such as the manual and tedious usage of the particle edit mode functions, to using bezier curves as ...
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How do I ungroup an ROBLOX characters limbs?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uTBcDtstKo&feature=youtu.be Video of my problemo Thanks in advance for the help.
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Textures appear to be intersecting faces but the geometry

im not sure on the terminology but look at the images the textures are messed up near the tip i looks like faces are going through each other but as you can see the normals are all correct no faces ...
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CubeSurfer Replacement for 2.8?

CubeSurfer add-on by Pyroevil currently does not work with Blender 2.8, so I am searching for a good replacement, but my searches have come up dry. OR If any of ya'll have figured out a way to ...
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Blender 2.8. Can I create texture + material BEFORE creating the Object (rock)?

Briefly saw YouTube tutorial on creating a material BEFORE creating the object (rock), thereby adding realism. Any ideas how and where to start?
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Can't change number of vertices/segments on just created mesh

I have a problem with changing segments of a newly created sphere. A window where I can change it is transparent and does not respond to any clicks. This problem is with any mesh I create. There is ...
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Can't use cut tool normally with enabled mask modifier

So I have this problem that has been annoying me for some time. If I have mask modifier enabled on the mesh. And then try to cut faces that are generally anywhere near that hidden part of the mesh, or ...
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Blender addon not appearing in Addon list after importing

I have an Addon I'd like to use in Blender 2.8. But when I would try and import the addon from my files, it wouldn't appear in the addon list so I could enable it. I've tried removing all dots (.) ...
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How do I make clothing move with an MBlab model?

I made some clothing for an MBlab model from a plane and I pinned some vertices on the clothing but I don't know how to make the clothing move with the model and its armature. I've tried using the ...
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2.8 Issue with data transferring clothing to model's skeleton rig

I've been developing a sculpted model for quite some time now and have finally rigged the main body. I haven't gone in to touch up the weight paints yet, and I attempted to data transfer mod some of ...
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Particle vs mesh

For some reason my particle system doesn't move when I move the mesh I made it on. I have tried everything I know how to do
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How to change shading of selected faces with retopo - 2.79 comparison

2.79 renders the underlying selected mesh more "pronounced" over the other objects when in editmode. This is a common situation when doing lowpoly retopo over highpoly. In 2.8 its really sinks in to ...
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Downloaded “Rock Generator” does not show (NOTE: Noob question)

I am still very new to Blender and 2.8. I downloaded a Rock-generator. In Mac OSX, Preferences > Install, but when I Shift + A, the file does not show, neither does it show to be selected, while ...
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How do I update an Addon for 2.8 [closed]

I have an Addon I'd like to use, but when I would install the .py file, theres a message on the far right saying I need to "upgrade to 2.8x...". The addon seems to be added into my Addons list, but ...
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What What happened to the mesh display panel in blender 2.8?

Although I was looking for the "Mesh display" panel in blender 2.8 and I can't find it anywhere, I don't know if they moved it or they still don't put it or even if they put it, help
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Triangulated mesh shading behaves weirdly

I generated a mesh from arbitrary shape using 3rd party triangulation library (which used earcut algorithm). However, when I tried to import it into blender, the lighting is wrong. I checked all the ...
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Blender 2.8 viewport shading - random color: how to assign different color [duplicate]

When in the 3D viewport, you can set your mesh colors to "random". But can you change this randomly assigned color of one certain mesh to something different, in case you -like me - happen to have a ...
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Why does my model have black lines on the mesh when I zoom out?

I have no idea why this happens and I am really stressed out about it. Can someone please help me? Close: No Problem. Far: Black line left of eye where my UV seam was...
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Calculate Faces from Point Cloud with Python

I have a bunch of vertices in a point cloud stored in an obj file (i can change the file if need be). How do I calculate the faces from the point cloud using python? Example: ...
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Pose Context menu in Weight painting

I got myself in very strange problem. for some reason, I no longer have access to the selection of strength, range of the brush etc. in weight painting mode. Now I have access to "Pose Context Menu" ...
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merge objects for 3d printing

I have several objects (see the attached picture) I want to merge, so that I finally get one uniformly mesh. In the end I want to 3d print this object but the slicer software for the printer can´t ...
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How do I get objects with visibility toggled off in a file saved in Blender 2.79 to be visible in Blender 2.8?

I started this model in Blender 2.79 and at the time of saving the .blend file last time in version 2.79, I had the visibility of objects with red arrow turned off. Now how do I get those object ...
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Curve vs. Mesh modeling

I am working on a tree-like structure that could be created by either a mesh object or a series of bezier curves. Assuming that I can create the object either way, what are the pros and cons of ...
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My mesh looks fine in Blender, but is messed up in Unity Game

I created a mesh that looks correctly in Blender but when I import it to Unity it looks really bad. Specifically, the mesh is a walking character (with rig and animation), which has some clothes on (...
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DXF Import in imperial

I trying to import cad dxf format in blender 2.8 but it scales my drawing almost 5 to 6 times. Metric Unit works but it does not work in imperial. Please guide me if I am doing wrong. Regards,
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Rigidbody bouncing after scaling down (mesh collider)

So after scaling down a mesh it started bouncing up and down, sort of glitching sitting on a plane. I've applied scale, recalculated normals, and tried many others but it just doesn't work. This ...
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2.8 What happened with the Edge Loops?

The Edge Loops selection function used to be in the Edge menu (ctrl + E) but now it's gone, and I guess can only be accessed from the bottom (now top) bar > Select > Select Loops > Edge loops. This ...
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missing objects when opening old file in blender 2.8

Help!!! So I just got a updated to blender 2.8 and my objects that were in hidden layers are gone now, the collection layer tells me that they are in the scene but I cant unhide them also the ...
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How do I create a curve like Hoss' Hat?

I am still learning to 3D models, but I feel this hat can be a good learning experience for someone who wants to go into Game development. The first model I made I finished the curves but they looked ...
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I imported a DXF and now I can't add meshes?

I'm new to blender but I worked through a number of tutorials on how to build and edit meshes. I imported a DXF that I want to use as a starting point and now the standard Shift-A menu that normally ...
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how to create a maze with curved walls

I am trying to build a maze similar to the one shown below. This was made with basic urdf models on pybullet physics simulator. However, if you look at it closely, some pair of walls have gaps in ...
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How do you select the interior faces of a cylinder with an array modifier?

I have a circle with an array modifier. It looks like this: I'm also using the curve modifier on it. That makes it look like this (slight curve): It looks kind of clunky because I'm stripping this ...
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Model limbs condensed in one place in Unity3D after applying Scale to armature

I'm new to Blender and modelling in general and I'm trying to incorporate a humanoid model I rigged into my Unity project. It was seemingly working fine in Unity up until I was given a solution to ...
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Is there a way to calculate mean curvature of a triangular mesh?

So I've written a script which does this: Before: After: The code is: ...
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How can I stop the mesh from stretching when posing?

I'm trying to rig a model starting from a rigify metarig and it's been going pretty well. It looks like, though, the mesh is morphed and stretched everytime i pose it, which is a problem mainly for ...