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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How to smoothen out a pit in a curved surface

TL;DR: What is the best way to make the selected part in the image an as smooth as possible extension of the surrounding curved surface? I've been searching extensively the past hour, but cannot find ...
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soft selection vertices on edit mode

Is there something like Maya "soft selection" on edit mode? Something like a selection with a gradient value to do modification on a lowpoly mesh?
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Why does my character armature and Mesh Deform create strange warping on its rotation?

this is my first time using the mesh deformer for my character rigging and I’ve run into this technical issue. As soon as I rotate the character the mesh deformer starts to warp the objects. I thought ...
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object with low vertex bend like having high vertex

this is a leg of a fox in mcprep add-on it dont have many vertex as you can see. when i move one or some vertex, it didnt work like normal but act like this. i want to know how to make an object/model ...
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How To Make A Stiped-Grate Material

So I'm currently making a First Order TIE Fighter and I need help making the TIE's texture on its wings. Specifically this texture... I'm not sure if I should somehow recreate the geometry of a ...
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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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Rotating Camera moves the skeleton out of the armature (2.49b)

I decided to reinstall my Windows 7 because the install was showing it's age (2015). I reinstalled Blender 2.49b (for Fallout New Vegas meshes) and now have the problem that whenever I turn my camera ...
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Cannot select vertex

I made a plane, and added knife cuts - now i cannot select specific vertices. See picture below:
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Over coming a length restriction

I've been working on assets for a game and I've run into a bit of an issue. The game requires that all blender assets be below a specific x length. Changing the coding of the game is unfortunately not ...
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Jagged Edges in Mesh

Looking at my mesh in render view, I get these results. I've turned off my Subdivision Surface modifier as well as my Solidify modifier, but the jagged zigzags in the curves remain. Wondering if it ...
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Removing cusp/crease when using array, mirror and subsurface modifier

Below image shows the shape I'm trying to make seamless, I have mirrored it once along the highlighted edge and ensured the stack is in order to avoid a crease. However in the below image, after I've ...
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How do I prevent weird shadow clusters on curved surfaces?

I am trying to make a rather complex surface (as pictured) but find that my geometry is making weird shadows. I've already recalculated and checked normals and vertices alignment. Any advice would be ...
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What is this weird thing when i'm trying to merge the head with the body on a sculpt and how do i fix it?

i'm new to blender and sculpting in general and well as you can see i don't know how to merge the head mesh with the body mesh but i found a way to do it with the boolean modifier but when i use it ...
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How can i create this crease detail on glass? [duplicate]

I've been using blender for over 6 months now. I'm doing this rum bottle and I don't know how to make the detail in the glass. When i try, i get this result:
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Mesh symmetry - help me get this part right please

I'm new at this 3D modeling and I stumbled on a problem: I added a cylinder to make a glass bowl and I lost the symmetry somehow. I want them at the same heights. Can someone guide me on how to get ...
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Can you turn a pose into the actual geometry of the mesh?

For example, I move the finger bones so it appears like a rested hand. Is it possible after that to make that pose the actual geometry of the mesh, so when I compile it and put it in game it doesn't ...
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Why did my mesh disappear after using remesh modifier?

I was trying to clean up the geometry of letter "N" after I converted it from text to mesh. But the mesh of letter "N" disappears after I apply the Remesh modifier. Making Octree Depth higher did ...
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Black Spots and Corruption During Mesh Edit

When I operate on my mesh, black spots and glitches appear. All the normals are aligned correctly and the UV is clean with everything in the right place. Here is an example of what happens when I ...
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re-export textures

I'm using a 3d scanner that generate a .OBJ file with tiangular mesh. And automatically generate a .JPEG texture. But this texture comes like this: Can I generate and export the texture with a ...
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How to arrange the hierarchy of objects and bones in one parent-child hierarchy? [duplicate]

How can i arrange it like in the lower photo, the arranged one came from maya and extracted as it is. I hope blender can do this also.
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What is the difference between a meta-object and a mesh

I have been using Blender for a year now, and I have wondered many times,"What is the difference between a meta-object and a mesh?" What exactly is the difference? Why can a mesh not be calculated ...
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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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Create Circle with Inner Radius

Is there a simple way to create a circle which contains a hole / inner radius. Ideally where I can dynamically set the inner radius when adding (in the same way I can set outer radius when adding a ...
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Lag in Sculpt Mode

I struggle with lag while sculpting. I am beginner in blender. I created an anvil (from Blender Guru tutorial) it has over 883,200 faces. When I navigate, everything is fine. I only have lag when I ...
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Cannot form edge loop (No ngons or tris)

I'm making a dagger in a half moon shape. I got this far (see picture below), but I really want to make an edge loop on the sides (not the sharp edge of the blade, but the side), but I only get ...
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How can I make two different loop cuts the same distance from the edge?

I'm trying to make a mesh like this, except where the loop cuts are exactly the same distance x from the edges (this is just a eyeballed approximation of what I'm trying to get): I've tried looking ...
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Blender alternative tool for 'cut faces tool' of Maya

I recently watched a Maya tutorial, (Time- 7:47) where a cylinder is cut diagonally using cut faces tool. I am wondering is there a similar tool that exists in blender? With the Knife tool I cannot ...
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Morphing a mesh between more than two shapes

I want to morph a cube into a sphere, and the sphere into a cone, all in one animation. Unless I am missing something, shape keys allow objects to go from A to B and back to A, or A to C and back to ...
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Why is the dribbling icing inside of Donut instead of being on the top?

I'm following the Blender Guru tutorial and I've done everything as described in the tutorial, but as I pressed E to add the dribbles for the icing two issues happened: 1) It seems way more sharp ...
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Can anyone tell me why the icing isn't producing an “ooze” effect?

I have an image showing all of my selected options, which I think are correct? Except, when I try and select a vertex and use "g" to grab and drag to pull the icing down, it clips into the donut ...
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Converting mesh(not sure is it mesh) into object

I want to convert that highlighted green triangle "Torus.001" , which represents icing in my case, into object so I can hide it and work with Donut.002. First of all, is this icon representing a mesh ...
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In Sculpt mode, after remeshing my object is transparent. How to make it solid again?

Ive clicked on every viewport shading icon and clicked on all of the viewport display settings. I can't figure out how to make my object to appear solid again so that I can continue to sculpt. This ...
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Flat faces don't subdivide properly

Blender 2.81.16 I have to do a mold and I have several flat faces, and I need to reduce the face counts, also because I will use the obj file in other programs. I got to this point after working in ...
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Setting keyframe on all vertices of a mesh

I'm modelling a sea wave-field by animating the vertical positions of vertices (https://youtu.be/mWC9Gd0aSmo). This works but is very slow as I have a lot of vertices. The code that I use now is: <...
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How can I recreate geometry using a photograph?

I am trying to change the floor covering using a picture. How can I define the floor?
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Sverchok The grease pencil is moving but not the polyline visual

I'm very new to sverchok addon, and I want to use it in a really easy way. But now I have a big problem: I've parented my grease pencil layer to an moving empty, but the polyline visual effect of ...
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how to join two Navigation mesh?

I have an existing navigation mesh and that works fine with steering actuator. Now there is a need to extend the current navigation mesh and join another navigation mesh of certain length. Please ...
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How to create LEGO mountainous landscape? [duplicate]

I wanted to create a LEGO landscape based on the LEGO Movie's way of doing it. I've tried turning a LEGO fluid simulation from a tutorial into a stagnant landscape, without any results. Here is an ...
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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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Extracting vertices data after transformations

I'm using few rotations and scale changes in a model and then export the location of the vertices after the change, but when I do so, the vertices extracted are those of before the transformations and ...
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How can I convert a particle system into it's own truly single object, in order to project onto it?

I want to take a video and project it onto a particle system that corresponds to shapes in the shot. Blender makes it easy to do projection aka camera mapping, but I can't figure out how to convert/...
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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 allow a small amount of overlap between objects

I'm working on a project that requires testing of overlap between objects which I have working with the BVHTree.overlap function. The problem is I need the objects ...
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Re-import (replace) mesh, keeping materials and animations

I'm using Blender mainly to animate and setting up materials of models created in 3d's Max and then exporting them to .gltf I wonder, if it's possible to re-import external model (.obj) after ...
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Is there a manager for creases or edge groups for Blender 2.8?

For a lot of subd models with creases I need a crease-editor like Maya have. In Blender all edges must be manually selected to tweak or adjust the values one by one by hand. In version 2.8 it's ...
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How to create parallel edge between vertex and edge?

I'm pretty new to blender, how would I create an edge between the marked vertex and the edge. The edge I want to create would follow the same direction as the edge above it.
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create mesh then add vertices to it in python

I would like to create a mesh, then interactively add vertices (afterwards, possibly through a loop) to it through python. Is that possible? I can't find enough info from other answers to really get ...
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How do I export this mesh to a obj?

I'd want to export this mesh to an OBJ and open it in Spark Ar but in Spark it only opens the faceMesh layer
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World map as displacement map on a sphere distorted

I am trying to use an image of a world map as a displacement map for a sphere. Later I want to export the mesh for 3D printing, with the continents looking like engraved into a sphere. I am new to ...
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Problems parenting an armature to a mesh

I have an armature that I am trying to parent to a mesh and it isn't working. See the image below for reference. I am just a beginner, so feel free to ask me questions as I am not sure why it is ...

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