Questions tagged [mirror-modifier]

The Mirror modifier creates symmetry in an object along any arbitrary plane. Use this tag for questions about the use of the Mirror modifier.

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Vertices shooting off to the other side when moving

I've been working on some clothing for my model where I duplicated the body and sized it up to make it. I then deleted half and am currently using a mirror modifier, although the problem remains even ...
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Dimples in mesh with edge crease, sub-surf and mirror modifiers

The top screen grab is showing the edges creased to 1.0 The bottom pic is in object mode, showing the dimples at the mid-line. Anybody know how to resolve this (get rid of the dimples)?
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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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Weird Shading Issue with Smooth Shading [duplicate]

I already checked most of the threads presenting a similar issue, and I couldn't find a proper fix. As you can see from the pics, the meshes I highlighted have this weird "edge" that I can't ...
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What caused this weird geometry when I applied the mirror modifier?

Just applied mirror modifier and this happens, Do I have to resculpt the entire thing again? PS: Does anything work like it is supposed to in 3.0? Just googled how to use mesh symmetrize, and this is ...
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How to add faces while using a Mirror modifier?

While I was making this chair leg I wanted to add faces on the front side of the leg (picture), but I couldn't or they were quite glitchy. How do I solve this?
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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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Is there a way to take an object with a mirror side and make it one whole object?

So I have this model that I retopologized, and it has the mirror modifier applied to it. The entire left side is mirrored. I want to rig this model for animation, and I just wanted to know if this ...
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How do I mirror a voronoi texture on a mirrored object?

This might be a silly question, but I wasn't able to find any relevant solution when googling. I have a mirrored mesh. How do I mirror the texture applied to the mesh? I would like to have both wings ...
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Modeling bending walls

I'm working on an environment piece and im stuck on how to model it. Ive included the reference photo what has red and black lines on it. I plan to mirror the wall piece which is indicated by the red ...
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Using a mirrored curve as bevel object

I need to use a symmetrical curve as bevel object following another curve. Both are bezier originally, but when assigned as bevel object, the mirror (with merge checked) is ignored and only the ...
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Why is the texture on a model with the mirror modifier asymmetrical?

Why is the texture on a model with the mirror modifier asymmetrical and how to fix it?
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Mirror - Object is off center

I've looked at the possibilities and they're either old or don't look to be specific to my problem. Here's what I've got: As you can see, it's off center on the X axis. That's because the original ...
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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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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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2.9 Model Not Attaching to Rig, Object Uses Mirror Modifier

I've been at this all day and can't figure out the solution. I've cleared the parent alt + p, cleared the scale, removed doubles, and on and on. Nothing works. My ...
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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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Joining mesh with mirror modifiers, but i don't want the modifier on all of them

So i'm making a character model: I got the lower half of the body, the 2 arms, and a piece of cloth for the torso. The lower half and the arms both have the mirror modifier on. I would like to join ...
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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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Is it possible to have the original half of the mesh erased when using the Mirror Modifier?

As per title, I see that the Mirror Modifier keeps the original mesh, and I couldn't find an option to erase it. The Flip option does not seem to work. Tried to enable/disable all those nice XYZ in ...
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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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There is a crease on the chin of the person I'm modeling. I am pretty certain its from the mirror and subdivision modifiers

The crease appears after adding the subdivision surface and it is happening at the center where it is mirrored. The mirror modifier is at the top of the list. I have deleted both modifiers and added ...
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Shader problem after mirror modifier

After adding mirror modifier the other part of the chair leg has some shading problem. I have tried : check face orientation 2.recalculate normals Please help. Shade smooth : Shade flat : Wireframe :...
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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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When applying location of a translated object with mirror modifyer the global axes are used

I really don't know how I archived this. Can anybody tell me how to get the mirror modifier to use local axes when applying the object's location?
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Can't keep local rotation after applying it to an object

I have a small problem. Long story short, I'm working on a locker model and I want to keep the local rotation of the hinges (as this allows for the door to rotate without clipping into the locker). ...
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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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Mirror Modifier Intersection On Small Object

The mirror modifier makes my object intersect with the other side of it which is made by the modifier. When I scale my object up it fixes the issue, but I need my model to be small with the modifier ...
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Mirror modifier wont merge

When I apply the mirror modifier, the vertices that are very close together (About 0.000001 m apart) won't merge and I've tried to fix this by changing the settings of the mirror modifier but nothing ...
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Mirroring distance is wrong

I am new to blender (modeling for 2 days) I've been doing a kitchen by tutorial of Polygon Runaway, and have got a problem of mirroring a door I've tried to move the 3D-cursor, origin(I read this ...
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How do i join multiple mesh's into one without destroying the original shapes that ive made with modifyers

Joining the items that make up the fridge to try and make one model destroys the look I'm trying to get. I'm just looking for any way I can combine these meshes to have the first pictures look
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Something wrong with mirror selection? [duplicate]

relatively new to Blender. I made a model with the mirror modifier, then I followed a tutorial to rig it and everything was OK. But when I was trying to correct some weight paint I couldn't select ALL ...
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Glitchy Mesh When Mirror Merging During Retopology

I'm trying to retopoligize my mesh. But my retopoligy mesh is acting glitchy where the mirror modifier meets. I have clipping turned on, so that my mirror modifier will connect. It seems to work ok on ...
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Mirror modifier makes mirror-plane faces when modifier "Realtime Display" togglebutton is off

In Blender 2.93.1: when extruding and insetting in context of a mirror modifier (with 'clipping' checked), normally, no faces are created in the mirror-plane. But, I discovered that when the Modifier'...
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When mirroring a object in blender text texture on object get flipped on mirrored object

I have a right leg shoe with texture and want to mirror it on left side like shoe pair...But after mirroring the object the text logo is getting flipped on mirrored object. Any solution to this ...
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Mirror modifier on a curve doesn't work as excpected [duplicate]

I would like to make a two wires wound on themselves like for light garland (like a spiral). To make it easier i use a curve (i will later add bevel and array modifier). But I have a problem with ...
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How can I cut out negative space in a logo? Stuck

I will preface this by saying I am extremely new to this an I apologize if my terminology is off. I am currently working on a logo, trying to convert it from 2D to 3D by using the "ctrl+right ...
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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 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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Is it possible to mirror annotations in blender 2.91?

Question is in the title. I find this would be useful to me because I can't apply a mirror to an object that has shapes keys. If I could mirror annotations, I'd be able to at least trace the outline ...
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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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Moving mirrored object problem

When i use mirror modifier i can't move, scale and rotate the object correctly. It moves only the inner coordination system of the object for the Z axes and it only moves the half of the object(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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Cant export correctly from blender to unity because of the mirror modyfier

I've been working on my own game in unity and I modelled some cars in blender. I tried to export it without applied modyfiers and unjoined objects and it worked just fine. But when I applied the ...
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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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How can i texture wihout applying mirror?

On my mesh i have serial number 0 to 10 and i have mirror it. Other side its starting from 0 but texture is flip. I tried the Flip U and Flip V option but for me did not work. Without applying mirror ...