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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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Dynamic Hair inside mesh

Wen my model walks along a path it's hair fals inside it's body. How do i fix this isue?
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Convert binary material to mesh

I am wondering is there any possible way to convert binary (black and white) material to a real mesh. On the figure below you can see I have a simple hollow cylinder to which I have applied binary ...
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Circular Array not working after modifiyng cube in 2.81

I'm trying to make this circular array of cubes that would sit on a UFO so it's sitting on an angle. It's working when I make a regular circular array of unmodified cubes, but as soon as I modify the ...
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Selected meshes vanish when in object mode

So, I’m a total noob at Blender, just started learning it last week by using the Blender Guru’s Donut tutorial. During the process I found a problem with my Solidify Modifiers that I managed to fix (a ...
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Quad-only topology at the edge of a chamfer

Is there a better way to recreate this shape using only quads? Thanks
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Why is this happening with the inner side, and how can a fix it?

like a lot of people here Im a beginner with 3d modeling, and Blender is my first 3d suite. I'm trying to do a roof gutter (sorry if the translation is funky, Spanish is my native language) and it ...
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Normal map doesn`t show up on more complicated meshes

The Normal map just won't work on my mesh (it's created using metaballs) but if I try anything simpler, for example, a cube, everything seems to be working. Could it be because of my computer capacity ...
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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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Simple deform modifier to sphere shape

I read upon a previous post regarding the simple deform modifier. But in this case I have made from honeycomb shapes a mesh, and have used 2 Simple deforms modifiers. And I'd like to get it looking ...
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Biomedical Animation (Lipid bilayer and vesicle)

Do you know how this can be done? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cV8KBup7Eo
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How do i import the models from TF2 to make a model in Gmod

I want to make a playermodel in Garry's mod that has the heavy from tf2 with a few cosmetics like Officer's Ushanka and Commissar's Coat. but i'm fairly new to blender and I don't know how to import ...
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Spin around an object

How can I model an object that spins around another object like in this picture (ramp around cylinder).
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Why does my image texture only work on simple geometry?

I have a Principled BSDF material with an image texture. I want to replace the material I have used before with that material. When I assign this material to a simple mesh (for example a cube as shown ...
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Are there other ways to skin a mesh without Armature Deform with Automatic Weights?

Because, I choose that option and it says "Failed to find solution for one or more bones". I, of course, put the rig inside the mesh. There is symmetry in my rig and they are appropriately named with ...
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When adding a new face, joining faces become reflective

Having this problem with multiple meshes (so it's probably something easy I'm missing). I have these flat meshes I'm attempting to make into closed 3D objects. But the original vertex shapes become ...
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How can I fix this? Blender Mesh Problem

I've been following the Blender Guru Donut tutorial and this keeps happening.My two meshes intervene with each other in edit mode but in object mode it all seems fine. Can anyone help me to fix it?
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How can i eliminate the edges from this mesh? [duplicate]

I'd want to extrude the face go this mesh but i can't understand how to eliminate the edges inside it
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How do I simplify the polygons of a 3D scanned model?

So I'm totally new at Blender. I have a drone-scanned image of a city that I need to simplify. I need the poly count really low but still keep the high-res imagery. What I would like and need is to ...
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Union of 2 planes with extra faces

When I make union of 2 planes with bool tool, they make 3rd face which overlaps. If I use Ctrl+J they stay the same but still there is shading issue on the overlapping part. Is there a way I can ...
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i cant add single verts in blender 2.8?

when I add extra object its called add single verts I didn't see anything changes! I cant add verts and draw anything I try to click ctrl+rmb and nothing happened help me, please :(
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After importing a .fbx model in blender it's not smooth with visible faces in viewport as well as render

I have tried smooth shading, subdivision modifier as well as converting the triangles to squares with alt+j but nothing seems to work. Album has pictures from fusion as well as blender. https://photos....
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Data Transfer Blend not smooth

I'm following a tutorial how to blend 2 object and get a smooth transition using the data transfer (after Shrinkwrapping my object), but I still seem to be getting the hard outline. Any ideas why this ...
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Mesh arms twisted when connected to armature

The arm of my mesh gets twisted by my armature, and I cannot rotate the bone that is causing it: I cannot find anything online to help with this, not sure what is wrong. http://pasteall.org/blend/...
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How to animate angle measurement

I would like to animate the change in the angle between two objects. Using the MeasureIt add-on, it is possible to measure the angle in mesh defined by 3 vertices. The image below shows the angle ...
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Blender sculpting mask tool not working

for the past few days ive been learning blender and today im trying out sculpting by just using all the tools and trying to make a simple face. However i want to extrude out the neck as i did make a ...
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How to Unify Mesh for Simple Bone Movement?

Per this one minute tutorial, I'm trying to just create some basic movements for an animation with a simple bone structure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icqLFiwpNlM The particular mesh I'm using ...
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Modeling - symmetrizing part of a mesh

I am currently working on the column. When I smooth shaded it to see how smooth it is I noticed that the ring base of the column is not perfectly smooth because the to sphere modifier I used to make ...
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time-animation of a latitude/longitude observations - best approach?

I'm trying to develop a skill to display space-time data in 3D Blender space. In general, the X and Y dimensions would be longitude and latitude, and the Z dimension would be any one of dozens of ...
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How to circumscribe a cilinder around an irregular shape using edges of irregular shape?

How can I create a cylinder using these edges shown in the picture? Is there an easy way or any tutorial? Cylinder not with only 7 faces, round shape.
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i need to right angle the vertexes draw it by hand

i draw with hand this model and the right angles are not at 90 degrees. how can be this corrected? thanks. enter image description here
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Converting Nurbspath into Mesh breaks is breaking my Curve Modifier?

I have been watching a tutorial from BlenderGuru in 2012 on how to make an subway tunnel in blender. I need to duplicate my light source along a path. I figured out how to duplicate and make the ...
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How to use “Landscape Eroder” on non-procedural landscape?

I recently discovered the A.N.T. Landscape add-on and find the additional „Landscape Eroder“ tool very helpful to create a realistic impression. Now I’m using an imported image to create a non-...
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How to map UV on generated Mesh from Curve?

Hi I created a Mesh from a curve with a Bevel Object and now I need to UV map it. It should become a rebar and needs the typical ripples at its sides as displacement. I created a seam and tried ...
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Set xyz-position of a single vertex

How do I do this? I want a little menu like when you move a whole object with an absolute x y and z value for the position of the vertex. I want to move a vertex to exactly be on (xyz) (1.5, 0, 1.5). ...
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How to use one object to cut a hole into another one [duplicate]

My issue is that I have 2 objects in edit mode, I want to use the second object to cut the first one to make a hole. I hope the image can make what I want a little clear because I don't find the ...
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After Boolean union operation - correcting imperfections in joined mesh?

I have joined this hand with the main body with a Boolean Union modifier. However, the union has produced some mesh imperfection along the joined lines as you can see in the second photo. The joined ...
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I want to deform the mesh by script

The log could not be seen in the sculpt mode deformed. So, it is partially deformed by the "sphere" of proportional editing. ...
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How to make mesh stick to metarig?

I'm new to using blender and just am doing this little project as a wedding gift but part of the mesh is not sticking to the character rig I have set up. Furthermore, I'm getting some bone weighting ...
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Why is the bone moving the wrong part of the mesh? [duplicate]

Help the mesh is moving at the wrong part when I move the bone!
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Geometry flips away in retopology

I have a problem in retopolgy. When i move an edge loop or a vertex loop the geometry flips away: As you can see some vertex been fliped in many directions. Also through geometry: Somone know if ...
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Bend/Curve Complex Object

Similar topics have been made and I've gone through several before sending this. Tried some options but I'm obviously missing something about these modifiers. Simple Deform (Bend) and Curve just seem ...
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How can I create an intersection between two faces? [duplicate]

I am modeling the interior of a house but I can't find a way to join these walls with the other wall, so I try to create an interest and then join the vertices, how can I achieve it?
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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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Where is the menu to modify newly created objects? [duplicate]

So I've installed the Add Mesh: Extra Objects add-on because I want to make a mesh from a mathematical function. However, the tutorial I'm following seems to use an old menu that I cannot find in the ...
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Convert Particle System to Mesh (Collection NOT Object)?

I have searched far & wide for a solution to this problem with no luck and it seems very simple (I'm using Blender 2.8). I am adding condensation to a cup using a particle system: I'm having ...
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Algorithm of Blender's Proportional Editing- verts outside radius

Hi anyone knows why vertices outside the radius get influenced too during proportional editing? The .gif is in right ortho with smooth falloff. Note: Verts outside the radius are the bottom left vert ...
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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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Mesh partially wrinkling when armature moves

I'm new to Blender and am having an issue with some joints wrinkling when moving the armature. In the attached image the left knee is exhibiting this problem, while the right knee is bending as I want ...
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How can I fix these creases on my mesh?

My problem is: My mesh has these shading errors but I can't find any double vertices or double faces. I tried using "Merge by Distance", but it didn't work. Can someone help??? Thanks in advance!
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I would like to 'draw' a basic 2D mesh of any shape using my mouse

I would like to 'draw' a basic 2D mesh of any shape using my mouse. I've read advice on using grease pencil, but if I use grease pencil and convert to a mesh it seems to have lots of different ...