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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No reflection in Mirror from Window

how can i add reflection to the glass on the window but see it in the mirror? As u can see i have reflection on table but no to the glass and to mirror.
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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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How can I etch a perfectly straight line into a sculpted model?

How can I etch a perfectly straight line into a sculpted model? I sculpt heads for ventriloquist dummies. I want to etch straight and parallel slot lines on either side of the mouth. Thank you.
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How to apply sculpting to mirrored object

I made arm and mirrored it, applied the modifier. Then I started sculpting but symmetry was disabled. How can I apply those sculpting work to the other arm as well. Thanks in advance
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How do I mirror a collection?

I have a collection of objects that comprise a room. I would like to 'mirror' it on an X or Y axis. While I can accomplish this with an individual object, I cannot figure out how to do it with a ...
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Bones symmetrize the wrong way?

So I made this left side of the rig and I want to symmetrize it to the other side but I get this result? I've been trying to fix it but couldn't get it to work. Some help would be amazing!
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How to scale with mirror modifier as if modifier was applied?

From what I know the scaling action has changed since Blender 2.8 when editing while using an unapplied mirror modifier. I want my object to scale just like Image 1 (evenly towards the center from all ...
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Is it possible to mirror an object across two planes?

I want to model a pair of boots for a character. I'll model one and mirror it across a YZ plane at X=0 to get two, but the boot itself is generally symmetric about an internal plane too (e.g. YZ ...
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Is there an easy way to mirror a pre-existing shapekey animation/action?

I created a series of shapekeys to animate some clothing on one side of the body to make sure everything was right, set up the actions, NLA, etc. Then I created new shapekeys from the mix and mirrored ...
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Rig a body with mirror modifier

I'm trying to create and rig a simple human-ish body, I successfully created the body and the skeleton and parented it and it works, except that the bones on one hand control both. How would one go ...
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How can I make a mirror which reflects only chosen things?

I'm making an animation and I would like to make a mirror which reflects only things which I choose. To be more specific, two characters are going to stand in front of the mirror, but there would be ...
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Scrape Sculpting Mirroring Differently

Sculpting with Scrape brush using Dynotopo and mirroring over the $Y$ axis. Mirroring was working fine seemingly until I saved then exited Blender. Then when I later continued: here's what I did. And ...
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Mirror applied to object with displacement does not mesh

I have a plane with displacement to make waves. It has particles for grass. I added it to a collection instance. I mirrored it. After mirroring, the grass only show on the original. If I apply the ...
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Problem with Mirror Modifier and allignement

I was following the instruction of Blender Guru to realize a chair, I'm stuck in the part of mirroring, because the mirrored object apper to be in the wrong position , in my case in the other part of ...
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Problem with extruding with x-axis

I am extruding (Shift+E) a bone with x-mirror on. The left bone is fine but the mirrored one is HUGE! I have no idea why this is happening. I have a pic and my .blend file is included here.
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Clipping not working on certain vertices when using mirror modifier while doing retropology

Clipping is selected and it works across everywhere else but this area the two points won't connect. it's like pushing polar opposites together and them repelling. I tried using merging and it dose ...
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Can Bone Movements Be Mirrored?

I have a model with clenched fists. I want to unclench them to save as a proper T-Pose. Is there a way to mirror the bone movement and position from one hand to the other so that both look exactly the ...
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Hair only appearing on one side of mirrored image in Blender, previous responses to other questions have not helped

I am trying to make a pair of ears that are identical so I am using the mirror image to create this. However when I do so the hair only appears on one side. I have tried to move the mirror image ...
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How do I mirror an object on the -x axis?

I am using the Mirror modifier to mirror an object. Normal: Mirrored: The model is mirroring the wrong way, however. Is there any way to mirror on the -x axis as opposed to the +x axis?
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Mirrored Sculpting Randomly Adding+Subtracting

I am sculpting finer details and trying to save time by mirroring. I didn't check the mirrored side though until I was almost done and have just noticed that the mirrored side hasn't been flattening ...
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Parent object to mirrored side of object

I am trying to make an animated short film with Blender. I need to parent an object to the mirrored side of another object. Do anyone know how to do that? Here is an an example The cube on the left is ...
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sculpting with radial symmetry problem!

I'm trying to sculpt this shape using radial symmetry with a value of 4 on z axis while activating the mirror on x axis but I'm getting this distortion!. what I'm missing in the brush setup?
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How to duplicate & flip?

I am using blender version 2.70. I'm trying to mirror another side of the hair but I keep getting a backward mirrored mesh, I have tried using the SHIFT + D and OBJECT > MIRROR > X GLOBAL or any ...
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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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