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 can I fix my mesh

I was importing a few models and I noticed that the lighting on the model's hands is messed up (I'm 99% percent sure it's because of awful mesh). I already tried degenerate dissolve, remesh, and ...
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Is there a way to apply modifier for mesh with shape key

I have created 50+ set of shape key for a game character customization. However, I was not aware once a mesh contain shape key all modifier(for my case is subdivision) are not allow to apply. I really ...
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Specific part of mesh rotated when exporting to unity

I have a sniper rifle mesh that is divided into different parts (body, stock, scope, etc). I have this magazine mesh that has a magazine bone that it is parented to. I have rotated the mesh and ...
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How can I make a cylindrical outline to a mesh (2.9)

I am modeling a cello in blender 2.9, and I have finished modeling the basic shape of the cello (see image below) However, to make it more realistic I would like to add a slight 3d outline to the ...
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Unwanted surface on top

I am new to blender and I am following a tutorial for making a coffee cup. On a particular part of the cup, there are no mesh connections and hence the surface is emphasized as another colour.. and ...
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Cleaning up overlapping meshes

I'm building a human spine, was trying to keep the polycount as low as possible in order to get a usable result for texturing right away. I used single torus objects for the spinal discs, now In order ...
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How to model an air mattress?

I am planning to design this air mattress. Here is the picture that I want to model: First thing that I was thinking was creating this individual cell (the puffy cell unit) from the mattress. This is ...
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Is there a way to mask mesh in Blender

Regarding the title, is there a way to mask mesh in Blender. Recently I have come across a guide from a game(Zepeto) that allow player to create their very own asset. However, the guide is only for ...
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Point moving but no editing

I'm trying to edit in point mode but I only get a point that is moving instead of editing the mesh. How can I fix it?
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Cylinders display with octagon ends, should be round

I have some models provided by my client. They are OBJ files from Creo. The problem is that the ends of all of the tubes render as octagons. They are suppose to be circular. The sides of the tubes ...
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mesh rotation error after i attached the bones

firstly , i create a toy with several boxes, then i create several bones seconldly , i set the mesh's parent to any bone and last, i found the body mesh's orientation changed by the bone, what's the ...
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Hair Particles and Collision Not Working

Currently trying to add hair to a scalp mesh and I've gone through so many settings but nothing seems to keep the hair from colliding with the mesh. I don't expect 100% perfect results, I don't have ...
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Mantaflow use in blender

.Blend file I am a blender beginner and after watching some tutorials online I figured I'd give modeling and animation a try. I am trying to make an oil hourglass animation that will move the liquid ...
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only object origin moves in object mode, can't move the mesh(origin already unticked )

This happens after opening any blend file .recently i've switched to ubuntu.when i tick origin the mesh moves but in the different direction-.-... https://streamable.com/nspzd8 I'm using blender 2.83....
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How to merge overlapping vertices into a new shape?

I have a mesh with many overlapping and crisscrossing planes. I would like to auto-remove/merge the inner verts and criss-crossing ones to make the mesh have less vertices. Any help appreciatted. As ...
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Export from paraview to blender to unity with colors

I imported a .ply file from Paraview to Blender 2.8, after which using the attribute node I attributed the COL color (a gray scale). Now my problem is to import this mesh (with colors) to UNITY3D. I ...
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Braided cord with curve and bevel curve

I have here a set of two curves with a bevel object that I have made to have limited clipping issues, but the problem comes about when I want to array the two curves, If I try to array them the bevel ...
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How do I connect all the little parts of the model to the main body?

currently it looks like this, all the blue lines unconnected to the main body underneath it. it makes whatever I do to it disconnect (i.e when using soft body, it makes everything disconnect as it ...
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Put slices on 2D plane

Related question: How do I create slices of a topographical mesh? I'd like to separate each slice and put them on a plane to generate a svg or jpg for laser cutting. Does anyone know how to do it? ...
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what causing blender to distroy meshes [duplicate]

any one know what's causing this? not the frist blend/mesh this happen to. displays fine suddenly when i change to front, side, camera. this persists in every veiw. this was a perfectly proportioned ...
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Adding extra parts to a model [closed]

How can i add this part onto my mesh without adding a separate part.
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Cannot edit vertex after join

Also cant edit even though I've been editing in the same object. I needed to redo a torso and separated the arms and head but now that I have brought them back I cannot edit the existing meshes, only ...
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Trying to fill an opening in an object and match depth

I just started 3d modeling with Blender about 3 weeks ago. Steep learning curve but I was able to muddle along (thanks to this site). Now I am stuck. I am volunteering at a non-profit and I have to ...
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Issue with Bridging on cup handle

I've recently started learning Blender via BlenderGuru, but I've run into a problem I can't figure out. I'm working on a coffee cup handle, specifically attaching it at the bottom. He uses bridging ...
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Is there any way in which one can delete an object in a .blend file without opening the file with Blender?

Here's how it went down: A .blend file of mine has an object that somehow was corrupted, it has a mesh that somehow stopped matching it, I can append that mesh into a new .blend file just fine, but I ...
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Pressed 1 or ` now mesh is gone

I think I hid a mesh (named "rims" in attachment) and then created a cylinder. After accidentally hitting 1 or ` (I'm not sure) the cylinder is gone even though appears as showing in the ...
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Unable to fill gap between meshes

Hi, I'm unable to fill gap between wrist and hand. I've tried pressing 'F' but it doesn't work
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Rigging - Bone 'spine.004 position disjointed

Hi, when I press 'generate rig' this message appears. 'RIGIFY ERROR: Bone 'spine.004': Cannot connect chain - bone position is disjoint.' Incorrect armature for type 'chain_rigs'
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How can I detect partially overlapping objects?

I need to find a way to detect objects that have identical overlapping faces but also different faces inside them. I am linking to this thread where @batFINGER gives the solution for a similar problem:...
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Blender Camera tracking frame invisible

I've solved a camera tracking with 2 images, in Blender 2.83 LTS In solved camera view, frame 0, I add a Sphere mesh. When I advance to frame 1, I can see no Sphere mesh. How to see the mesh in frame ...
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Rig Deformation: Mesh Deforms Badly When In Pose Mode - When No Pose Changes Have Been Made

I'm still pretty new to modeling and rigging, so apologies if this question seems obvious. But I tried to apply a skeleton and rig to a mesh I was working on. Things seemed to be fine, until I ...
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How to scale objects vertically depending on proximity to an empty?

Alright, what I have is an array of cubes that I want to animate scaling vertically depending on proximity to an empty I'll move around the scene. Like this: As I move the empty sphere around, the ...
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Convert particle to Mesh in Blender 2.90?

Hi have two particle systems in my project and I want to convert them to a mesh. When I press "convert", a mesh is created in the hierarchy, but actually it contains nothing. I am either ...
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How to rotate part of a mesh?

I've noticed that sometimes, when I select the face of an object, let say a cube, then i press rotate only the selected face will rotate and not the other faces, there will not be affected by the ...
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Ball not falling through hole

I am making a ball falling in a ping pong fashion animation. The final part of my animation is the ball falling inside a cone. I added the cone mesh, deleted the top face in edit mode and added the &...
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Removing lines to texture

I am trying to make this box look more realistic There are too many lines and I need to remove some without messing it up. I put this into blender using a CAD file. STL. Is there a way I can do that ...
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How do I reset my UV window?

The object in that window are not showing up whereas it is right in 3D View: Q: How do I reset my UV window to display the object properties?
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Fade mesh from opaque to transparent

I need to fade the circular mesh to transparent, but leave the three blue diamonds visible (see attached pic) After searching, I haven't seen anything recent that addresses this task. I did find one ...
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Interpolating between SVGs

I am very new to Blender. I am trying to create a mesh model to eventually 3D print. I have imported 3 different SVG files, each one is a frame from a video of a running horse. I want to connect the ...
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Is it possible to change the fractal value outside of the subdivide panel? (blender 2.9)

I have a mesh that I subdivided, and increased the fractal amount on it. Now I am later in the project, and I want to increase the fractal amount even more, but I don't want to subdivide it again. ...
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Unidentifiable rays appearing

In my scene I’m getting these Greyish rays which appear, disappear and change shape and position as I rotate my viewpoint. I’m quite confused given I was very careful in the construction of the model. ...
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armature not getting attached to mesh

Created an armature for a bird using animals meta-rig (I have downloaded a .blend file of a bird and trying to rig it) I have adjusted all the bones to their places. Using object mode, I generated a ...
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How to unwrap a quad sphere? [duplicate]

I'm trying to UV unwrap a quad sphere. Since its a perfect sphere made out of quads, I have tried followed quads and also sphere projection unwrap, but the results are bad. Is there a method to get ...
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Geometry data is coming instead of geometry

I want to create a pipe from converging the plane vertices, then in the object properties its showing geometry data instead of geometry so that I can put the size of the bezier circle in it to make a ...
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Why my exported UV map is different in size?

I did unwrap my mesh which consists of several parts. I did an export using EPS file format, then I applied several images to all the faces in Adobe Illustrator. When I try to import the texture back ...
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Remove mesh editing limit in sculpting

I'm on Blender 2.9 attempting to sculpt. Earlier in the year in 2.83 I could clearly remember ticking/unticking something to be able to keep endlessly adding/subtracting volume with brushes like Clay ...
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How to make complex connections across spheres

I have this mesh here, I'm making it for a game. My question is, how I can make every sphere connect to each other like the three center ones. I've tried so many ways already, but everytime the ...
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Face values in obj file is more than vertex count

When I exported the cone.obj from Blender. I got 33 vertices. But the face values specified in the .Obj files seem to included vertex till 65. How can i device what will be the vertex coordinates for ...
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Separate a part without holes

It's my first question on Stackexchange :) I've been using Blender for a long time now, but I'm still a big noob about it. I use it to create or modify future 3D prints for my personal use. I'm facing ...
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Object not rendering smoothly - Can see where it bends regardless of how many loops cuts I have

I'm making this shape which is just a cylinder with a curve modifier on it. I can't seem to figure out why you can see the subtle bends in the cylinder. I've rendered it multiple times with varying ...