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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Mirror modifier prevents me from weight painting

Disclaimer: I am NOT asking how to apply a mirror modifier for weight painting. I have a low-poly model that I rigged and I am wondering why I can only use weight painting on half of my model, the ...
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How to make shadow catcher object invisible in mirror?

I modified and added this car model to my scene but it was having no side mirrors. So I made mirror plane and added mirror material to it but to cast car shadows on HDRI, I used shadow catcher object ...
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Problem with mirroring and animation rigging

Welcome I’m beginner in that and not the best in english so please for your understanding. I have problem with mirroring some object on my work. It doesen’t mowing like I wanted to when i making ...
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Adding mirror reflection on the picture frame that can see the content inside and the reflection of the environment

i want to add a reflection mirror on the black frame that can see the content in the pink plane and the reflection of the environment. is there any way . thank you
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UV map is showing only half object

When I UV unwrap my object I get only one side (it was built using the mirror mod, but I did apply it before unwrapping). If I smart unwrap it both side appears. I can not understand why. Any ideas? ...
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Symmetry issue of the rigging and driver

I copied and pasted the weight and driver of The rigt side to The left side The bone axis is same, driver setting is same except the inner setting is L to R The one of difference is, the left side ...
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Having trouble symmetrizing

I'm trying to symmetrize an object (in this case an airplane as I'm following a beginner tutorial) and am having some difficulty. As instructed, I'm in edit mode, clicked the "A" key to ...
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viewport “Solid” mode object mirroring culling issue

In 2.90.0 the 3d viewport "Solid" mode some mirrored objects aren't culled. No issue in "Texture" mode. I've checked normals with no change to the problem. Other objects that are ...
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How to properly combine the vertexes of two differently mirror modified objects?

I'm trying to combine a mirror modified object that has bisect and clipping enabled with one who is mirror modified on a different axis with neither of those options enabled. What I would like is to ...
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Mirror modifier creates duplicate vertices when modeling

I have a mirror modifier on a few loose meshes I've joined into a single mesh (original image). When I try to move one part of the mesh (the leg), it seems to duplicate the vertices I'm trying to ...
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Need help with modelling a Juice Spout Pouch

Blender noob here! Just started learning how to use blender a week ago and I am having troubles creating a mesh of a juice spout pouch with the left, top and right sides sealed, I did one using a ...
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Blender mirror error on objects

When i export a object that i have mirrored it becomes transparent. when i undo the mirror effect it does not become transparent. does anyone know why this is happening?
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Mirror modifier doesn't mirror correctly

I am trying to create the head of my character but noticed that a part of face is not symmetrical as expected. Am I doing something wrong? not sure at what point this happened. Thank you for your time....
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How to merge/transform inner surface to outter survace while object count is 1?

When i boollane objects together there are mostly unnecessary remains in the objects. If i mirror the object they pentalise and creade a inner surface that is connected to the outta surface. -I wonder ...
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obvious seam artifact in mirror modifier with subsurf modifier

Okay i understand this is a common problem, and the common solution is setting the subsurf after the mirror in the modifier stack as shown here: Subsurf and mirror modifier creating a split in mesh ...
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How can I align vertices to an axis?

I'm not sure how to ask this question. Basically, I built a part in the right half of my screen, looking at it from the Y perspective (numpad 1). I applied a mirror modifier, across the X axis. I left ...
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How do I fix mirror errors for <->Mirror Shape Key, without splitting and mirroring?

X vertices mirrored X failed This usually happens if there's a mesh fix needed that takes away vertex or vertex is replaced or added. Is there a way to recalibrate the mesh without having to split the ...
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Mirroring object on Z axis not correct

I am making a thor's hammer design following this tutorial:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Yxrke72isQ . at about 1:17:20, they mirror the rune like curves on the z axis. when i try this, it mirrors ...
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Mirror modifier creates an object inside another

Mirror modifier creates an object inside another. I need a Mirror modifier to correctly create mirrored object. How to fix this? This screenshot shows my problem. Mirrored ear piece spawns in original ...
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Creating a sphere from a rounded cube is causing ridges

I'm hoping you can help me with a basic issue that seems to have me stumped! I've been trying to create a sphere from a rounded cube but I've had a problem with it not joining correctly and I'm having ...
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begginers problem : why rotation/scaling/moving doesnt work on my mesh?

I'm just starting out and I follow this chair tutorial to train myself. I use blender 2.90.1 The tutorial : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AP5CTAKckBI&list=PLjEaoINr3zgEL9UjPTLWQhLFAK7wVaRMR&...
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2.91 Python Mirror UV

I am trying to use Python to mirror the UVs of my mesh. The UVs get unwrapped just fine but when I run the mirror command it is just a normal bpy.ops.transform command and the object gets mirrored and ...
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Seam in mirrored object

I am having a seam exactly where the two mirrored part of my object are clipping together. I have been redoing it a couple of times without solving the problem. Does anyone know how to get rid of it? ...
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How to Mirror weights from one side to other for group of vertex groups?

I need that, but do that in one step for group of bones without manually work with bone by bone at vertex group tab. One of the solutions, but it is suitable when you need to make this action for a ...
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How to use a 2D video to make a skybox and reflect it in a mirror object

I have a 2D video (nothing special, just view from ground) of a sky with clouds passing by. I want to use it and have it reflected on the surface of a complicated curved mirror-like 3D object in my ...
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At What Point in My Workflow Should I Apply a Mirror Modifier?

I applied the mirror modifier to my object. So now, how can I return the mirror modifier and work symmetrically? When I try to add the mirror modifier again, the faces of my existing mesh have been ...
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Mirror across 2 axis and only get two objects?

I want an object mirrored across the x and y axis but I don't want 4 copies of it. Is there a way to do this? I have already tried rotating it around the center point using the array modifier but ...
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I have a seam in 'Shade Smooth' mode that I can't fix [duplicate]

I am a bit of a novice when it comes to Blender and I'm having trouble fixing a very noticeable seam on a mirrored object (a head). I've checked to see if there's vertices that haven't been merged ...
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How do I apply modifiers and other changes in 2.90? [duplicate]

I'm using 2.90, and going through a tutorial to create a couch on youtube. I've added a mirror modifier, 2 arrays, and a subdiv. How do I apply those modifiers so it completes those operations on the ...
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Rig Weight Paint double paint

I have a problem with my weight painting. Here is the topo when painting my bones I find myself painting them on another bone at the same time and impossible to pass the bar of .5 point influence on ...
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How do i mirror along grid aix using mirror modified? [duplicate]

The mirror modification is not mirroring along the x axis like i wanted, it is doing this: Can sb please help me?
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Objects reflected in a mirror only

I want to make a mirror and but hide the room around it that it reflects. But I want this as a 3D model (not for a render or a video)... Not as easy as it seems. Any ideas? Thanks B
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Mirror Modifier Not Working for me

I have created a partial head from a sphere in Sculpting mode. Then I clicked on + and then General Layout (as per a Youtube video on sculpting). The video is a bit peculiar because he ends up having ...
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I want to “unmirror” a model [duplicate]

So, I have a 3D model torso. I made only half of the body, and then used the mirror modifier to generate the other half. However, now I want to modify it asymetrically. How can I turn off the mirror ...
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How to mirror actions from a object to another in real time?

im having some trouble with trying to mirror my actions into another object. So basically imagine Cube 1 and Cube 2 side by side, what i want to do is to when i change any form our scale of the Cube 1 ...
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Blender mirror not symmetrical

First image is before mirror, and the second is after. As you can see the most left vertices are perfectily aligned on Z axis But when I hit apply for Mirror modifier, actually they turn out they are ...
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Applied mirror effect, want to UV paint without mirroring, but it still mirrors

I'm having issues with UV painting without it mirroring the image. I wanted to mirror a section of the object, so I drew that section and applied the mirror modifier so it would work individually. ...
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How to Flip a Mirror Modifier

I can't figure out how to flip a Mirror Modifier along the Y axis, after it is mirrored. Would love some advice on how to achieve this, per the below images:
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How to add a modifier to a collection(group? linked objects? IDK) which it has modifiers inside

I'm a beginner to blender and I'm trying to make a cnc model using some different objects which have mirror modifier inside the group(e.g. the bars). And now I want to add an array modifier to let it ...
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Mirrored bones move the other side of the armature aswell

I searched the questions on the site and I tried a lot of solutions but I'm kinda stuck here. This is what I'm dealing with When I move a bone on one side, the other side moves with it, basically ...
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Remove edges in mirror

I want to modify the topology of a model, but when I was eliminating edge loops with symmetry, I realized that the edges of the opposite side were not erased along with the ones I had selected. Is ...
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Mirroring Without Changing Faces [closed]

I need to mirror a mesh (square building window) to fit the right side of the building face. When I mirror it using Ctrl+M it changes the normal and it looks weird on texturing. Is there any way to ...
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Apply -1 x scale (mirror) to object mesh and keep custom normals with python

I have meshes with custom face normals but they should be mirrored in the X axis. They are not perfectly symmetrical so I have to apply -1 to x scale. As I apply the scale with ...
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How do I make the weights symmetrical?

Good day all. I hope you are well. So today I was messing about on this random character. Made with mirror mode then applied it once done. Made the armature, used the symmetrize option on the legs ...
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Bones Mirroring Opposite Rotation

All my bones are mirroring perfectly except for my fingers which for some reason rotate in the opposite direction. Not sure what might be causing this the only thing unique to these are that the tip ...
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Making a Symmetrical UV Map Asymmetric

I am a beginner to Blender trying to edit a model with existing UV maps and textures. The model is symmetrical, and each mirrored vertex shares the same UV space. I would like to make it so each ...
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How do I flip a rigged model to its mirror image?

thanks for looking. I have a mesh with armature, a robotic right hand. I have the model completed, and now I want to create its mirror image, a robotic left hand. I can flip the mesh and I can flip ...
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No longer able to mirror objects

I'm still fairly new to blender and the last few days I had been following sculpting tutorials and was able to mirror objects with no problem. But today when I was trying to mirror them it is not ...
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Weight Painting Symmetry / Mirror not working properly?

I'm new to blender and I wanted to make a model to test the waters. Right now, I'm stuck on rigging. I'm trying to use symmetry so that what I paint on the right hand can also be copied to the left ...
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How to remove blur around mirror seam?

I'm trying to mirror my object, but blur shows up around the seam, and it's only on one side of the object. How exactly can I prevent this from happening as it looks pretty bad when applying material. ...

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