Questions tagged [mirror]

Questions about the various ways one can edit objects with symmetry. e.g. the Mirror modifier, scaling by -1, Ctrl + M, the Array modifier, etc.

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Help with symmetrize

I put the origin of the arm object at the 3D Cursor and was in the middle similarly to the other objects, so I used symmetry and now the mirrored object is at an unrelated place. What is this problem ...
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is this related to mirror function? are there any solutions for this problem? [duplicate]

I would like to know if someone had the same error before, i think its related to mirroring, any ideas?
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The mirror modifier isn't projecting the object in the place I want it. What am I doing wrong, and what can I do to fix it?

The imagine below shows where the object is being mirrored, it should be on the other side of the UV sphere though. Any way I can fix this???
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Why do my vertices keep snapping to the center?

Whenever I try to move vertices that aren't connected to a mesh (but are still registered as the same object) they snap to the centre and I don't even have snapping on or auto snap, what is going on ...
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How do I get those to fold on to itself?

I'm trying to fold this mesh from it's z axis so that it can fit into another mesh. However, I'm not sure how I can do this. This is my mesh. I want to rotate it on the Z-Axis in the center so it'...
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Mirror mod not clipping when doing retopo with shrinkwrap enabled

I'm currently working on retopologising a model, and since I'm pretty new(ish) to Blender I've been following guides and tutorials so that I don't make a botch of it. I've got my retopo set up fine, ...
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How to proper scale around the center of a object while using mirror modifier

Often I have something that looks like this: In the image above I have the mirror modifier applied to a 12 vertices circle (or a 7 vertices half circle with the mirror modifier applied). Imagining ...
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Sculpting with mirror X do not match both sides

I am following a tutorial for sculpting the issue seems to happen with any of the tools but I am for this example I am using Draw. I am also using Dyntopo and mirror on X. I am trying to add the ...
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Blender 2.9+ inwards pointing UV Map texture from mirrored object

quite the n00b concerning Blender and I ran into my first issue concerning the texture of a UV Map pointing in the wrong direction of a mirrored object. To give context I attached a screenshot: Green ...
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Masked symmetry sculpting?

What I'd like to do is make it so I can symmetrize sculpting the edges, but only the edges and nothing else. Furthermore I'd like to set it so affecting the north also does the south, the east does ...
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Particle mirroring isn't working properly

I've added particles to the right side. And you can see that it only mirrored some of them to the left. Topology is %100 same for the right and left side of the origin. It doesn't work neither I ...
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Both side of my mesh are not moving independently after fixing bone naming conventions

Somewhere along my animation process, I realized that my bones were not named properly when I "mirrored" them. (Instead of Upper Arm.L and Upper Arm.R, I had somehow copied it as Upper Arm.L ...
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Both sides are rendered differently in the mirror

After making one eyeball, I copied the object to the mirror, and the pupil is showing normally. On the other hand, the white eyeball part shows a different rendering. Why are the two rendering views ...
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Physics Soft Body Animation Splits Mirrored Object in Half?

So I'm trying to create this custom shape and add soft body physics to it, however, when the object impacts the ground, it splits along the mirrored half. How do I prevent a mirrored mesh from ...
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How to reconfigure the mirror in Sculpt Mode?

I am trying to model to a fish skull or neurocranium. Below is the screenshot of what I am encountering when I try to sculpt mirror along the X, Y, and Z axes. It is not sculpting uniformly on both ...
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I applied the mirror modifier to the 'c' . Is there a way to rotate both the object and its mirror together as if they are one?

I applied the mirror modifier to the 'c'. Is there a way to rotate both the object and its mirror together as if they are one? I want to create a short animation where the objects (the "c" ...
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Problem with Mirror and Sub Modifier

I added a Mirror Mod and a Sub Mod to my object. After that, I got a small gap. How can I fix it? Clipping is activated and I tried to Merge some Vertexes but it was ok. So what's the problem? Oh and ...
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A Possible Answer for "How Do I Mirror Knife Tool"

Working on mesh modified with mirror modifier. Attempted a knife cut. Was not reflected on the mirror. Looked around and came across what looked like my problem on Stack Exchange (How Do I Mirror ...
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How can I mirror this pedal, empty rotation on the x-axes won't work [duplicate]

Hello guys, I believe there is a simple solution to this but I can't figure it out. I want to mirror this pedal in my model as highlighted in the image. I used a mirror modifier on the x-axis to flip ...
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How to use sculpt mode tools in edit mode

i have few experience with blender and i downloaded one 3d model from internet and i want sculpt the character just to create an wallpaper to my personal computer. I really like to use sculpt mode to ...
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Mirroring threaded object to create a 3D printed coupler

When I create a threaded female object (with garden hose threads) it works great. but when I mirror the object and print it out with the mirrored threads seems to get messed up / reversed somehow how ...
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How to Undo a mirror modifier after applying it?

So I created eyes using a mirror modifier but realized I need to make separate ones. However, I already applied the mirror modifier previously Is it possible to un apply it or would I need to recreate ...
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Mirror X Axis Tool Not Working on Specific Vertex, but works on others?

Is there a way to reset my mesh or fix my vertex that won't mirror along the X axis? In the image below you can see it works on multiple points But for this one vertex, the mirror isn't working and I ...
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How do you sculpt the edges of a mirrored object?

I can't figure out how to sculpt smooth the edges of a mirrored object, it always gets edgy and i end up needing to manually move vertices down the z-axis which only makes matters worse. Or when ...
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Symmetry settings have no effect (continues mirroring across Y)

Using Blender 3.0 in Sculpt mode. I have been (intentionally) mirroring across the Y-axis. However, now, I can't turn this off. In fact, no matter what I pick in the Symmetry settings, it continues to ...
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Is it necessary to create every character using mirror modifier with limited amount of faces?

So for every tutorial I see about created a character that is human like, it always starts with people creating a cube/sphere then cutting it in half and mirroring the other side. I'm confused when to ...
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Why are my vertex points not wrapped on my object?

So I'm following this tutorial and whenever they move vertex points it is perfectly wrapped on the object, however mine are like floating above. The tutorial object
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Proper way to fill symmetrized curve

Using the mirror modifier, I ended up with this curve: When do Alt-c to close the curve, I can fill it and extrude it using the curve options... Unfortunately the topology is really bad, when I turn ...
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Separate by loose parts not working?

For some reason, trying to separate by loose parts in my project doesn't work. I can hit the button as many times as I want, but the pieces stay mirrored together. Specifically, I'm trying to separate ...
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Mirroring right-hand attack animation to left-hand?

I currently have an animation which is basically a right-hand attack for my character that I built for my game. It currently looks like this: https://gyazo.com/53b5191b7e55aadab9c45d49e77835af I'm ...
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Geometry node: mirror position of object

I would like to fake the "mirror" modifier in Geometry Node (Blender 3.0) except that I only want to keep the mirrored object (to parent it to some bones), but I can't find how to do. All ...
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How do I blend the hair parting seen in the hair of the object generated by the interactive mirror?

After creating the left half of the animal-shaped hairy object, I duplicated and mirrored it to create the other side. The hair on the border between the two objects looks like a split and does not ...
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What should be first in modifiers order ? Mirror or skin ? How to avoid mirrored skin bugs?

I am constantly confused by this. Every tutorial on Youtube seems to approach this problem differently. Combining Skin with Mirror always provokes endless amount of problems with my mesh - sometimes ...
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Mirror Vertex Group in Weight Paint no working (Blender 3.0)

In Blender3.0, I create the left side of bones, In pose mode, auto name left-right, then symmetry. Then set parent to mesh as empty weight. But as you can see in the image, when I paint the left side (...
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How do I achieve the desired effect with the mirror modifier? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use the Mirror modifier to create a shape as shown below the cur Torus in the guide image floating below it, but for the life of me, I cant get it to work When I try to mirror it on ...
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Mirror Modifier, cant move my object closer/over axis. Clipping is not woorking

I mirrored my object (rings on the bottom of the object) on a empty object that i placed right in the middle (Only way to creae what I want I think). So now I want to merge the Area that is on top but ...
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Why weight paint is not symmetrical in the mirror plane?

Update: Any mesh with mirror modifier in the new blender version seems to cause the side that is not mirrored to take over the complete control of the vertexes in the mirror plane. Not sure if it's a ...
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How do I smoothen a copypasted then X axis inverted mesh and joined mesh?

I want to create an armature for my body and to be able to move its limbs asymmetrically, but to do so I realized the only thing I could do was to delete the mirror tool I had precedently used to make ...
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Enable Mesh Symmetry not working

I am modeling a frame and I want the both extrudes to mirror eachother (Move them to the outside) I have the mesh symmetry enabled and the Origin is in the middle of the object but its not working
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How can I scale/move party of my mesh like it is mirrored or connected?

I am modeling the frame of a bike. I extruded to separated parts of the mesh, now I want to scale them in y direction, meaning away from each other, what doesn't work because they are not connected ...
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How can I improve the light?

I am trying to imitate this video, and learn by setting light the same way. Because I don't know how to do it properly, I am trying to cheat and set it where technically it should not be - just to ...
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Weight Painting: Copy/Mirroring

First post and first time using Blender - Running 2.93 LTS Had started working on my models head/face adding in weight paints to get it ready for use in another program. When I created the model I ...
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UV Mirroring after UV Sculpting

How do you mirror one side to the other topology after UV sculpting? My object already has many shape keys. Is there a solution other than how to apply the mirror modifier?
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Mirroring Blender 3.0 is not doing what I want it to do? How to get them into the right place?

I want to get the bed legs from the left to be mirrored to the right. Whenever I try the legs don't get on the right spot Whenever I add a mirror modifier and click Y then they are in the middel of ...
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Object not showing in mirror reflection

How to solve the problem where my object (floor of the room) is not showing in mirror reflection. I am using Cycles. Thank you for your answers.
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Alternative to boolean cuts on subdivided surface

Blender noob here, I am looking to cut circular holes into a surface I intend to subdivide to give a more rounded look. Here is the part I am trying to make: Specifically the general shape of the ...
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Mirroring an animation accurately without creating extra keyframes

Lots of questions about the same thing but they can be solved by simply pasting the pose x-flipped or by mirroring the keyframes in the Fcurve editor. However, for an animation that crosses the global ...
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How do you use mirror and shade smooth at the same time?

I'm designing half of an object and then using the mirror tool to make the other half. When I try to smooth the design using the shade smoot tool it leaves a large divot along where the two halves ...
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Blender 2.9+ Mirror Flip a Texture

So, i've done Mirror Texture Boundaries in other programs, but i can't quite figure out how to do it in blender, i know it should be possible. To be more specific, i'm looking to do something like ...
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While sculpting, whenever I use the mirroring tool it has a tendency to not be symmetrical. And i can't find a damn solution for it :(

I'm fairly new to blender and i have recently been following a sculpting tutorial. I have this problem where whenever I use the mirroring tool the mirror dots are not symmetrical to each other and it ...
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