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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Why is there a side with more weight paint than the another in a symmetrical mesh?

I have been a whole day looking what's wrong, but I wasn't able to find anything useful. I have a symmetrical armature (generated by rigify and symmetrized before ...
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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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How can I model a non-symmetrical animal?

In short, I am trying to achieve a lowpoly model of an animal looking to one side. I have up until now been using the mirror modifier for my models but now I want to add a bit more character by having ...
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Mirror Animation File (BVH / FBX)

I have a couple of motion capture (mocap) animation files which I would like to mirror. That is, if the animated skeleton is moving towards the forward axis (for example positive Z) and then executes ...
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Why is it that after Mirroring a Mesh, it shows up as Transparent in Unity?

so I'm having a weird problem. Basically I modeled a Shoe (the one on our Right). Then I of course saved time by deciding to select that shoe, Shift+D (Duplicate), and Ctrl+M (Mirror) it on X axis. ...
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how can I retrieve the shorcut-key for the hardOps mirror function (alt + X)?

for those that are using Hardops: the shortcut Alt–X is not working for me for the mirror function. Is there a way to reassign it to use it again? There is no short key that is interfering with Alt–X; ...
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Gradient tool seems not working with Mirror Vertex Group in Weight Painting

in Weight Painting mode, Mirror Vertex Group works properly while using Draw tool, but seems not working with Gradient tools? The blender version is 3.0 release, have you met the same problem, is it a ...
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Boolean modifier creates inaccurate vertices which I don't want

I have this geometrical wirelike shape which I want to duplicate, mirror and merge at the middle and have one solid object that doesn't have any faces inside it eventually. After I modeled the shape, ...
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Mirrored hair strands are different than original ( stretching, weird deform )

I made a hair from several different particle systems, and with all of them mirror worked just fine except the top one on the first image. Why is this extra, stretched hair spawning?
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Split, extrude and mirror for low poly legs

I am trying to create low-poly style legs. I have enabled auto-mirror for the lower body and scaled the lower face to create the boundary of the part. Now i am not sure how to create the void/gap ...
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How does the mirror modifier work?

I'm using Blender 2.93, and I've seen so many YouTubers just apply a mirror modifier and they're able to create two objects. The only way I know how to use it in this version is to add an empty object ...
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How can I fix this mirror issue?

Consider: I'm trying to mirror my model, but it never lines up right and ends up going all over the place. How can I fix this?
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Modifying Blender's Left/Right naming scheme detection for mirroring

I'm working with a rigged character and am trying to get x-flipped pose pasting working. I've searched and found that Blender looks for "L/R" or "Left/Right" at the end of the name....
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How do I make the material transparent instead of an mirror effect? [closed]

I have a problem with making an eye from this tutorial. https://youtu.be/gfEyhPXsOCM Everything worked fine, but at the end my iris looks like a mirror because the material of an eyeball covers it ...
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Trying to add details to a hexigonal base and im having consistency iussues

im a bit new to blender and im trying to model a hexigonal stand for a prop and i cant get all the details lined up like id like. placing them by hand is obivously not a good way to do it but i tried ...
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Mirror transform applying from object centre point

So I'm creating a character model where I've been utilising the mirror modifier to project the parts of the body from one side onto the other successfully, however, I'm having issue with the hand. ...
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Mirror axis -> effect is stronger on one side

I am working on a model with the Mirror X axis turned on and I just noticed the effects are starting to get faded on the mirrored side of the model. Here's what I mean: I am really confused as to why ...
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X-Axis Mirror not working for certain parts

I'm trying to make my character pose in a way where both left and right sides are identical. I've found that adjusting the pose while X-Axis Mirror is checked is very useful, but unfortunately it ...
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Export fbx - uncheck apply modifiers - but include mirror and array modifier? (High poly / low poly workflow question)

My question has to do with optimizing workflow when working with high poly to low poly. What I want: I want to use the same mesh as low poly and high poly. On the low poly, when exporting as fbx, I ...
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Mirror modifier is spazing out

ok, so i have my mesh here and i want to mirror it, but when i do it has this weird glitch, what should i do?
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Mirroring only specific textures?

To put it simply, I want my textures to be symmetrical for the most part, but I have some asymmetrical features I want to add after I've got all the base texturing down. How do I "un-mirror" ...
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How do you pose a model without the mirror also moving?

I used the mirror modifier to create the body and added bones but when I try to pose it the mirror still takes affect and half the bones don't affect the model at all. How do you stop it from doing ...
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How do I move whole individual faces that are connected in the center by mirror modifier?

I am sorry, that I didn't post an image, but I guess everybody knows the problem. When the mesh is mirrorred moving any face on one side moves it on the other. But faces that are connected in the ...
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mirrored character 'splits' open when animating the body

I have seen one other post about this but the answer on that one didnt help me so sorry if I ask it again. I just started with blender and started rigging up my first character but i cant seem to ...
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How can I color the left half of the robe?

I'm trying to color the left half of my robes just like my reference image. However, I can't seem to do so since my robe is mirrored. Is there any way for me to apply my colors without re doing the ...
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Set different color to one side of mirrored object

i'm modeling a police car and using the mirror modifier. I want to change some of the police lights on one side of the car only, how may i achieve this? Any help would be much appreciated! UPDATE: ...
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I must be completely misunderstanding Mirror, because it doesn't seem to do anything?

As you can see I've got a procedurally constructed cylinder here, and I've turned on Mirror along every global axis and... nothing. My expectation here is that selecting "Mirror along X axis&...
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F-Curves and mirrored keyframes

The image above is the x-rotation of two bones in a walk animation that should be mirrors of eachother. The animation is 120 frames long - each foot walk cycle is 60 frames. As you can see, the bezier ...
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Apply only one type of modifier on multiple objects at once

I have a multiple objects with many modifiers. Most of them have mirror modifier. Can I somehow select all the object and apply all mirror modifiers? Iam aware that there is a button to apply all ...
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Infinity mirror room with emissive materials in Cycles

Not getting reflections, except one iteration of faint lights. Corners are emissive, strength 10. Walls have roughness on 0. Max Bounces Total 48, Diffuse 8, Glossy 24. Viewport: .
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Symmetry painting

Ok so I've been painting this model for a client, while also using symmetry. But for some reason texture image that contains color didn't mirror everything I did, even though on the viewport it ...
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How to apply all edits to two meshes, but mirrored along an axis?

I am modelling an airplane. I need to e.g. rotate some faces of both wings (they are separate meshes that are exactly symmetrical along the X axis) around their local center. I tried to simply select ...
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Bevel mirrored bezier curve

I can't find how to mirror and bevel a bezier curve, if possible non-destructively, without converting to a mesh. I just created a simple 2D bezier curve and filled it: Then I applied a mirror ...
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why are there so many crazy lines on my model's head when sculpting while using the mirror modifier?

I am trying to sculpt a cute little goblin and for some reason my mirror modifier seems to be making life harder for me. There are these crazy lines on the goblin's head: Why does the goblin's nose ...
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How to mirror entire armature?

I have a rigged model of a human right arm - https://drive.google.com/file/d/11F8P9zs4Fdkb_hYBB_QHxgYF3PR_LqPa/view?usp=sharing Loaded into my three.js application: I'm not looking to symmetrize ...
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I can't see half may model in edit mode after applying symmetrize

So I have a symmetrical model but not arranged perfectly symmetrical after editing for some time. I applied the symmetrize function (not mirror modifier), and it worked in object mode, I can see my ...
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Vertex seem linked, will deform wildly if certain other vertex are moved?

I've downloaded a native blender model that somebody else created and put online and I want to make some changes to it to better suit my needs. The original creator isn't responding to messages so I ...
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Verge3D not showing mirrored side

I am using Verge3D to view a human model with clothes, unfortunately it's not showing the mirrored side of the clothes. I exported as .gltf and this is where I see the issue. Any idea how I can view ...

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