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 set split normals in edit mode python

I'm making a function similar to the normal editing function Point to Target. When I run the following code, the split normals are changed from the first to the second image, but once I switch back to ...
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What is causing my model’s shoes to detach from the leg?

I am doing rigging here. I had made a pair of boots so I can use them on several models without going through all the trouble of making them again. On my first three models, I’ve deleted on the shin/...
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Size of imported 3D-Mesh is not realistic

I imported a 3D-mesh of a coral fragment as an OBJ-file. The coral fragment is approximately 1cm x 2 cm. After importing it to Blender, I measured it and the size was way larger. The ruler function ...
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Merging Meshes in Blender

I want to create a custom shape look like this and I want to merge these circles to have only the outer edges of the overall shape. I tried to ⌃ Ctrl + J them but they are still 4 circles. I want them ...
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How can i achieve this 'bevel' shape effect? [duplicate]

My first post here. i'm quite confused on how could i get a similar bevel style from this i did in photoshop but in blender. I know the basics on how to use an SVG file to bring a 3D extrusion, but i ...
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How do I move mesh up and down at weird angle?

How do I move the knuckle's up on my model while matching the odd angle its at? Just in case in the future if I ever encounter this problem again and not only do I need to move it up but down too.
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Difference Boolean Not Working as Intended

I'm fairly new to Blender so I'm sure this is a dumb question- I am trying to create a house layout with holes for my doors. If you see the image below, I have the walls, with cubes for the door holes ...
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Cell fracture does not work on high poly hight map

I have imported a heightmap (mountain) from world creator and used the color map as a material. I want to apply a cell fracture to it, to make the mountain break into a bunch of pieces. However, the ...
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Add a cylinder on a flat surface

I'm trying to make a model of a speaker and I have modeled it until this stage where I need to make a volume knob for it. And I'm not sure how to go about for it. By sheer luck, the knob size is ...
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How do I achieve the “mouth sealing effect” from The Matrix in Blender?

I get that this moment itself was scary when I was a kid. But honestly, I want to ask. How is this possible? Also, when I saw the red pill teaser for the new Matrix movie, Jonathan Groff’s character’...
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Model Mesh Breaks

I'm not sure of the terminology, what do you call it when this happens? This has been happening to me a lot. Is it the limitations of the hardware? Which is a firepro v5900 2gb. I'm planning on ...
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texture is on the wrong side of the mesh

I imported a obj and when it came in the texture is on the inside of the mesh. I tried to flip the normals but that didn't work i also tried to recalculate the normals but that didn't work as well. ...
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Cant enable the fluid mesh even after baking

i tried the fluid simulation but it is only showing particles, i even enabled the mesh option and baked the data but cant see the fluid mesh.
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Procedural displacement

I wanted to learn Blender as a hobby so I had downloaded it and was following Blender Guru's Donut tutorial. Since I do not have the system requirements for blender 2.8 I am using 2.79. I will get a ...
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Blender flickering faces in viewport

I have a problem with flickering faces for months now. I made a video to show the problem better: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1uMXez6ruI I start with a new project with the standard cube, copy it ...
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Inflate geometry with fixed inlets and outlets

I am new to blender, and I am looking to inflate the geometry of an artery like a balloon. I have used the shrink/fatten tool and it produces the outcome I desired except for the inlet and outlets. I ...
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Deform mesh without any modifier and shapekey: how is it possible?

This is a mesh created by an addon called X-Muscle System. This question is not about how to use X-Muscle System. It's "how to implement this effect in Blender, without using modifiers." It'...
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fluid simulation not working: specifically the domain doesn't take the form of my flow object and the simulation doesn't star

I have selected the mesh option in the domain but the domain doesn't work and the simulation is not starting. Note that I made the domain huge in order to render a beach
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Joining mesh and armature together without ruining deformation?

I've made a minecraft character. I've added arms and legs as separate objects, with two shapekeys to cause good deformations with the bones movement as shown in this tutorial. Here's a picture of my ...
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Mesh disappearing/moving during playback

I rendered the animation, but the human body stays in the same place, this is only happening during object mode. How is it disappearing? Why did the eyes move down when there's no keyframes? I only ...
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Automatic weights problem

When I try to add bones to an object, and go to automatic weights, the body just falls down and the bones are still in the air then, where the body used to be before clicking with automatic weights. ...
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How to fix flames for Pokemon models?

I’ve got this Pokemon model of Charizard from Models Resource. You see that the flame on the tail is black and white. How do I make it like this? I did find a tutorial on Youtube but they were using ...
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Mesh cache modifier bake to keyframes

I have such question. I made clothes & animated them in Marvelous designer, and then using Mesh cache modifier, opened this animation in Blender. And I would like to know, is it possible to turn ...
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Cell Fracture gives deforms mesh

I want to apply cell fracture to a (high poly) mesh. However, it gives me weird results: it deforms the mesh and gives me additional fragments which are not supposed to be there. When I delete them, ...
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Is there any way to unmerge meshes such as toes after remeshing?

So, after remeshing to 0.01, for my human body, my toes ended up merging. When I tried to use the lasso trim tool to separate them, it just freezes my program and I'm forced to close down my program ...
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How to do a recursive Shrink/Fatten with Geometry Nodes?

I want to create an effect where a mesh is duplicated and then shrunken down by x amount, recursively y iterations. Something like this (for visual reference): I came pretty close by layering ...
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How to make triangles into quads Boolean operation

I'm new to blender and I'm trying to make a sphere with a 40 degree cut from the top to the front. I'm using boolean operation to do the cut but I'm having difficulties turning the triangles on the ...
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Trying to convert a mesh.ascii to .nif

I am trying to export a mesh.ascii into .nif, but I am running into some trouble. When I try to export, I receive an error message that is stated as "niftools.blender.export:CRITICAL:'armature': ...
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Is it possible to merge multiple meshes into one object without ruining its textures?

I'm new to blender and I'm trying to make some custom content for TS4. I'm using blender 2.7 and I've run into an issue where I've got 200+ meshes for the individual hair strands, ~20 different ...
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Topology of a sphere meeting the corner of a surface?

I need help with the topology of this object. It's a sphere merged into an angled surface. It's not quite a 45 degree angle, either, technically it's 41.99 degrees (10mm up, 9mm across) Aaand, I ...
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3D cursor not moving

I don't know quite what happened. I was modeling and I suppose accidentally clicked on something, and now the 3D cursor (The thing in the middle with the red ring around it) stays in the middle. I've ...
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Weird texture flickering in Blender

I a modelling an airplane model for FlightGear in Blender. I have a problem with the UV mapping and / or the texture of the LeftElevator. The lower side of that object keeps flickering: Deleting the ...
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Volume Not Visible Against World Background

I can see the volume and distant haze in the viewport, but the render the volume is not visible against the black background, and nothing visible against the objects which look in constant haze. ...
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Getting rigidbodies to react to force-fields

I am new to Blender, and am trying to make a physics sandbox. My approach is to use rigidbodies that are attracted by force fields to form materials and structures. My original approach to achieving ...
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Cube with a circle in the middle of it [duplicate]

does anyone know how to make a cube with a circle in the middle of it? Like if you shot a bullet into a cube and it went straight through... Thanks! :D
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How do you get rid of overlapping faces? Mesh made in tilt brush

I am trying to add some soft body dynamics to this mesh but first I want to get rid of all of the overlapping/facing edges (I am not sure if that is even the right description). Basically I made this ...
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How to recover rotation angle?

I have a rotated mesh and original mesh knowing the correspondence of vertices.Then how can I recover the rotation angles ?
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How do I clean up my mesh

I have created a glass and now I wanna add liquid but it is difficult for me. But the mesh is too complicate, how can I clean it? I already applyed the subsurfer and subdivison. Thanks for your help ...
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Leg rig that transfroms between human form and digitigrade form

I’m trying to make a character that transforms from a human form to a more feral from, I started by making a human leg mesh that can swap between 2 states, Human and Digitigrade, to accomplish this ...
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Is there a way to transfer armature weights from one model to another?

Just a quick question. I am assigning weights as they are all wrong. But that means I have to fix 50+ of the weights. So I have a model with good weights and is it possible to transfer the weights ...
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Why is my mesh deforming like this?

Okay, I have a downloaded model here. I’ve decided to let the model wear a suit (like almost full body one). So, I decided to edit the model’s clothes. However, the original model was wearing long ...
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I need to find out how to add an UV map to a newly made face via a script

This code creates a simple mesh (with two polygons instead of just one), but I am unable to find out how to give each vertex in the mesh a proper and precise place within the UV map. The idea is to ...
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How would I fill these shapes so there's no gaps

I just wanted to ask how to fill this so there are no gaps. I've tried the fill option but it doesn't work because of its shape and I tried to sink the waves down and use the bool tool to cut off the ...
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How do I make my mesh at joints bend smoothly?

I am trying to rig a model here. I have a ripped model from a game here that I've downloaded from the Internet. All the bones deform the mesh smoothly. Here is an example of the shoulder joint here: ...
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Mesh requirements for Mantaflow effector?

I'm having trouble being able to make a mesh to use as an effector with a fluid simulation. No matter the shape I make (cylinder, cube or sphere with the top off and a solidify modifier applied to it),...
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How to avoid overlapping geometry around corners when using Solidify?

Let's imagine this is folded cloth: I'd like to add some thickness to it, so I apply a Solidify modifier: But the geometry comes across each other. I'd like to make it something like this: This ...
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Creating gap in bottle like object

I am thinking of creating the gap first and then creating a separate object for the round blue plastic like hole or ring. But I can't seem to use a simple Boolean because when I add a subsurface ...
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Replace animated object (mesh plus material) with new one [duplicate]

I have animated an object which also has a material on it. Now I want to replace this object with a more detailed version without having to set all the animation keyframes (location + rotation) again. ...
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How to scale an object so that all it's faces are moved 2 centimeters towards the median from their original position?

I have modelled the outside of an airplane's fuselage in Blender, and now I want to model the inside and doors. For that, I need to make the fuselage skin a 2 centimeter's wide "wall". Below ...
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How to create skydome model in Blender?

How do you make a skydome as used in this Sketchfab object. A skydome is an alternative to an HDRI for providing sky-like lighting. It's an actual dome that you place your scene inside, the way a ...