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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Rigging is affecting both arms

I've recently tried rigging for the first time, and it seems to be working fine, with one exception. When I change the right arm, it effects the left, but not vice versa. This also is not a problem ...
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How to add a mirror modifier to all objects of a certain collection?

I'd like to add a mirror modifier to each object of a certain collection. The problem is that the modifier will be only added to the last object which even gets the same modifier several times and I ...
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blender 2.90.1 : I can't make work the knife tool and mirror together

As you can see on the picture, I tried to cut a face with the knife tool while having the mirror modifier. It seems to work well until you realize that on the mirrored cut, no vertices have been ...
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Understanding mirror modifier

I'm quite new to Blender but certainly having fun! I dont always feel like documentation is always as clear as i need it to be. Probably because i haven't fully grasped all the consepts just yet. ...
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Mirror modifier using global axis instead of local

I'm very confused. The Blender documentation states : The Mirror modifier mirrors a mesh along its local X, Y and/or Z axes, across the Object Origin. Referring to the image, A is the result I would ...
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X Mirror works, topology mirror does not

Hello like the title says in edit mode, the x mirror symmetry works when enabled (note: the symmetry option in the tool settings, not the mirror modifier) but when I enable the mirror topology option ...
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Mirror modifier. Instead of just moving the mirrored vertices it creates new vertex on each side

I have encountered a weird behavior when I try to move one or more vertex connected to mirrored ones. instead of just moving the mirrored ones it creates new vertex on each side connected to the old ...
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What's required to make the mirror modifier work properly? [duplicate]

I was working on a model when I realized something happened to the mirror modifier and it wasn't showing anymore. Tried Ctrl+Z but couldn't go back that far. So my question is there a way to apply the ...
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Is there a way to “apply” a Mirrored object, such that both sides of the object can act independently? [duplicate]

The title says it all. But to further describe my scenario. I've created a poly that has the right side of a human. Now that the right side of the face, arms, legs, feet, etc are all the same size and ...
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Sculpting not working on both sides?

Hello so I have been having trouble with this issue I will give an example of my issue It doesn't sculpt on the other side I need some help it is probably simple, but I can't figure it out on my own. ...
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Symmetric editing mode for faces

I'm trying to create a simply script which orients a face towards the other (like a mirror) using the middle point which coords are calculated between their normals positions. I didn't find a way to ...
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Why are these parts in mesh not moving?

While doing mirrored proportional editing some mesh parts are not moving and IDK why... How can I fix this? (vis photo)
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Symmetrize Rig / Bones Issue

I'm running into an issue with symmetrize where it is successfully mirroring bones, but across the wrong pivot. My expectation was that it would mirror the bones over the main axis rather than around ...
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Boundary not working with inset faces command

I'm working on Blender Guru's anvil tutorial. At this point he insets a face and uses the boarder option to achieve the desired result. I'm using v2.9 which no longer supports the B shortcut, but I ...
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Separate mirror [duplicate]

I am currently building a human body. I already finish it using Mirror modifier, now I need to place hands in another position but they are the same object. I need to separate to have two objects.
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Incorrect instancing Collection Instance on mirrored faces

I'm modeling mechanical bird wings. The workflow until now was: Collection of feather parts Instance Collection Make a Plane, added Array -> Curve (linked to Bezier curve) -> Mirror (linked to ...
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How to mirror a pose for a keyframe (ctrl c + shift ctrl v not working)

This is probably a pretty noob question, but I can't get the pose to mirror. I'm making a running/walking animation for my character. I'm at the half way point, where the left leg and the right leg ...
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How to clone body part, mirror it and connect it to another bone

I have just started learning Blender. I have downloaded a model from the Final Fantasy XIII game, and found some weird texture elements on one of the legs that I wanted to get rid of. I have split ...
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Mirroring stopped working entirely after hours of using it without error. Blender 2.90

I have Googled the heck out of this and am still not finding my solution. I'm several hours into modeling a character and suddenly mirroring doesn't work. For any vertex. For any axis. I have ...
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Mirror model in editmode without breaking UVs?

Basically the title. Blender breaks up the UVs when doing a ctrl+m in editmode. Anyone know of a plugin or perhaps a script that allows doing this without messing up? I know you can detach, mirror and ...
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Mirror across object origin

Sorry for noob question but I just wanna do this: mirror geometry in Edit Mode across my object's Origin (orange dot), not 3D cursor. All tuts are about 3D cursor and the help doc is somewhat unclear ...
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Mirror Function in Modeling

I am a beginner with Blender, I have the newest version of 2.9. I have been successful using mirroring in sculpting mode. However, I cannot get mirroring to work fully in low-poly modelling. It works ...
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Non-Destructive Mirror of a Multires Modifier Sculpt

I am in the process of modeling a simple couch. I am sculpting in fabric details using the multi-resolution modifier and various cloth brushes. I'm running into a problem after modeling the first ...
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Weight Paint strange splotches

I am trying to weight paint my model however i keep getting weird splotches all over my model that look like this: And cause posing errors like this: When I paint out the splotches, other splotches ...
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Is it possible to mirror a model using only rotation?

I need to mirror a 3d model using a game engine that only has rotation (no flip function). Is it possible to mirror a model using only rotation (X Z Y)?
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Mirroring Shape Keys on Assymetric Model

I am new to blender, and I have an asymmetrical model (made in Vroid). I am trying to edit a specific expression (the lower part of the cheek lifts up to cover part of the eye, as seen in most smiling ...
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Mirror object on x but also flip on Y?

I'm mirroring an object across X axis which is fine. But I want to flip on Y after mirror. I'm using an empty as the mirror object and it only lets me rotate axis using X and Z. It's ignoring the ...
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Strange shape when deleting faces

I am currently working on Blender Guru's Chair Modelling Tutorial. When I delete the top faces to make a hard edge, the face on the front starts making a weird shape. Anyone knows why? Couldn't find ...
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Why is my armature not symmetrical?

I tried duplicating one side of my armature and mirroring it to the other side with Shift+D, S, X, -1. It works except that in pose mode, the arm and the leg are not symmetrical to the other side. Is ...
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Mirror command messing up UVs in 2.9

I just updated to 2.9 and am experiencing some strange behavior with the Mirror command and mesh UVs. Is this a bug or some weird setting I don't know is enabled? Here is my setup: If I go into edit ...
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UV map only using half of the texture

I deleted half of the mesh and used symmetrize. Only half of the texture map has UV coordinates now even though the entire head of the model is being selected. Is there a way to mirror these UV's back ...
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How to apply a modifier in V2.9+

Why I can't apply mirror modifier? Here's screen
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How to fix position of object randomly out of place?

I'm following the blenderguru chair tutorial, and I just opened up blender and found the seat of the chair randomly out of place from where it was when I saved it. If I try to move it, it affects the ...
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Does mirroring vertex character with Shapekey in edit mode mess up the deformation?

I've imported a game character with preset of rig and shape keys. The character is filled with triangular faces and I've cleaned up using tris to quad however there are still plenty of spots around ...
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Make the original mirrored object invisible

The top object is the original object, and the bottom is that which is mirrored. Is there a way to make the top object invisible while keeping the mirrored object there?
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Flip animation along an axis (Mirror animation)

Good day! I created an animation of hitting a punching bag with my right hand (skeleton - humanoid), the question arose: how to reflect the animation (along the X axis) so that now there is a blow ...
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Mirroring to object will not apply

I am trying to mirror the cylinder and would like the shelter to be the mirror object. But no way, I have tried almost anything.
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My problem is with x-Axis Mirror

The option is already in use but, the second bone does not change.
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When I move a body part the mirrored body part moves too

I added rigs to my body and, when I move the arm, the other one moves too, but the other one's bones stay in the same way. What can I do?
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Mirror vertex group failed

When I try to mirror vertex group in weight paint mode, error shows up ''0 vertices mirrored 11226 failed'' I've tried: - mirror half of the model, so everything is symmetrical, - center everything ...
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Why Is The Face Not Linking Up?

Why is it doing this I just put on a mirror modifier and cut the upper faces anyone know why?
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How do I mirror the keyframes if the shift+ctrl+v doesn't work?

I tried to do it but kept failing. Other questions like this were done on an older version of blender. So what can I do to mirror them if they're behaving like this? Pls help, I have a school project ...
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Is it possible to inset both faces either side of a mirror line together? [duplicate]

I have a face being mirrored with a mirror modifier. Is it possible to inset it as if I have both selected?
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Mirror modifier is not working how expected?

I'm following the blenderguru chair tutorial and when he adds a mirror modifier, it does not look like this (mine) His looks like this
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Solidify modifier goes crazy when thickness is above 0.03mm, how do I fix this

I’m making a low-poly human base mesh with the mirror modifier. I wanted to add an outline, so I added the solidify modifier and checked even thickness, flip normals, and high quality and unchecked ...
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Why does the mirror modifier doesn't work even though I extruded along the X-Axis

I have one weird problem. I have an abject that is extruded along the X axis (pressing 'e' and 'x') But when I add the mirror modifier it is slightly off. On one end it is overlapping and on the other ...
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Is it possible to flip the mirrored object?

This is a general 3D question, if this is possible in an application like Maya, 3Ds Max, etc, that would be nice to know. But I am using Blender right now. I am wondering whether it's possible to flip ...
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How to remove mirrored weight painting only?

At some point I achieved it with the foot (image 1). Now I cannot seem to remember how I did this; I cannot find where the option is to turn off the mirroring for weight painting only and continue to ...
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Trying to mirror object along Global X axis not working - What am I doing wrong?

I've worked for many years using 3ds Max, now I'm learning blender, but I'm still new to it. I'm trying to duplicate and mirror an object along the X Global axis. The object (a character's arm) is ...
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Mirror and Subdivision Surface is causing a problem [duplicate]

I added Mirror modifier to my Archway and everything is fine untill I add Subdivision Surface. Without Subdivision Surface modifier: What Am I doing wrong? Here's Blender file:

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