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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2.8 Weight painting mirror issue

I've rigged a model and applied automatic weights. I went into weight painting mode to touch up and refine the bendy parts, I selected the left thigh bone and applied mirror with topographical mirror. ...
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X-Mirror on weight paint doesn't work

I've heard that x-mirror option is supposed to mirror the weight paint that I do on one side to the other. But it isn't working with my mesh for some reason, it still only paints on side at a time. ...
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Repairing a Mirror Modifier centre-line non-manifold edges (2.8)

So I have made a fairly simple shape (I'm new to blender) that I created using the mirror modifier on the X and Z axis so I only needed to make one quarter of it and the rest was mirrored. It's ...
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Mirror Modifier Weights Not Working

I got something rigged with the .L side of the armature and tried applying a mirror modifier in hopes that the weights would mirror and be controlled by the .R side. I've done this before in this ...
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Mirror the movement of one object to another

In an animation I move an object, e.g. a plane, on a manually created path. Now I want to mirror this movement onto another object, also a plane. The mirror modifier doesn't seem to be the right tool ...
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Vertex stuck when using mirror modifier

Can someone please tell me how to fix this. The vertices did not start out like this. but somewhere in the process this happened and I can't quite figure out where. I think it started when I added ...
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Selecting Vertices on Symmetry Line of Mirror Modifier

I am trying to extend an existing script that scans meshes for certain conditions, like poles, non-manifold edges and the like. When a mirror modifier is present on the mesh, all vertices on the ...
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Mesh is really weird importing to 2.8

It seems like moving my mesh to 2.8 is making it do some really bizarre stuff. For example, I had a mirror modifier that worked exactly as intended in 2.79 but now when I go into edit mode, modifier ...
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Error when trying to mirror vertex group, to get symmetrical weight paint

This is my first character model. My mesh has had its limbs and centers weight painted (one leg, one arm, its head, its body) The mesh is symmetrical on the x axis, and im trying to mirror the weight ...
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Mirroring in Object Mode, taking rotation into account

I have a turret, displayed below, which I would like to duplicate and mirror across the global Y axis. I can do this in Edit Mode, using Shift D, Enter, Ctrl M, X, which shows what I'm looking for: ...
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Avoid pinching due to mirror

the mirror modifier create pinching when mirroring a curve surface is there a way to avoid it ? even with a flat surface on the inner edge of the mesh there is still pinching
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Why scaling in a mirror doesn't work?

I'm trying to scale an object, it's near the border with the mirror effect. I extrude a face and then scale it, I want the face to be balanced in the centre, but what I obtain is a different scaling ...
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Mirror Axis and Rotation of Whole Object

So I am following a tutorial by Grant Abbitt and I have learned to use the mirror modifier. I have created a monster using the mirror modifier along the x axis seen below. Now when I built the scene, ...
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weight painting copying to other side of mesh

I completed one half of my rig and then copied it to the othr side of my mesh. when I finished only the left half of the rig(The part of the rig I finished first) moved the mesh, furthermore It moved ...
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Issues Mirroring Weight Paint

I have setup R and L labled bones and am trying to copy all of the weight gradients of the bones labled L, to the similar named bones labled R on the symmetrical model. The model is resting in the ...
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Why mirror modifier does not merge?

Goodmorning, I am working to imitate the tutorial at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbSmoZCrP8I At minute 5:15-5:30 he creates a circle with 8 vertices, deletes 3/4 of the figure and then ...
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mirror not working with armature handles

i'm trying to rig an eagle fr a project and i made a complicated mesh and rig with handles but it can't be mirrored to the other side and i can't just apply the rotation or scale because then the ...
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2.8 blender mirror

Trying to simply mirror a mesh (elliptical cylinder) along y axis. Mirror moves the mesh but does not mirror the object. Same in any axis. If I add a new mesh then this mirrors perfectly. If I ...
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Mirror an object feet away from parent object instead right next to it?

How can i get this chunk of geometry to mirror to the other side of the room instead of right next to the object mirroring it?. Also are there any camera settings that would benefit me doing the ...
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How to move 4 objects symmetrically outward/inward on the same origin?

I have 4 cubes symmetrically placed at the 4 corners of a plane and I want to move them along the x/y axis outward/inward the center of the plane witch is also the origin of the 4 cubes? Here is the ...
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Blender Origin/Mirror Glitch

Im trying to edit my shoe in blender but when i try to move it along the x axis the the mesh starts to split up along the origin as if mirrored Scaling along any axis works fine, and so does moving ...
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How can I use mirror modifier type of clipping with an edited mode vertices object on to an object mode object

I don't want the vertices of the object with strings to pass over the heart object. strong text
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How to duplicate Weights to different Bones WITHOUT painting?

Foreword: I picked up Blender like a week ago, tops, specifically for this model. Summary: I want to take pre-existing weights from one half of a model, and mirror them to their counterparts on the ...
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Mirror Modifier making ugly smoothing on mirrored faces

The model is vivisected right down the middle along the z axis. The right leg is rendering funny and I assume if I can get that fixed everything else will fall into place. I tried flipping normals, ...
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Any way to make the mirrored mesh more idiomatic?

If you turn on the edit cage for the mirrored side, then if you try to move the mirrored side vertices, they actually behave as if you were trying to move the non-mirrored side, i.e. (assuming you're ...
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Mirror and flip objects with mirror modifier

I have a environment that is mirrored and flipped along the world origin. I placed an Empty object at the world origin and applied a Mirror modifier for the objects to get mirrored along the Y axis, ...
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vertices stuck on axis

I made a model (of a fish) using x-axis mirroring. Some vertices sit on the x=0 plane. I extended a selection of vertices on the mirror plane to make the back fin of the fish (see image). Now I want ...
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Mirror Modifier seemingly not exact

I am currently modeling a character. The face has a mirror modifier on it (not applied yet), and the eyes have been mirrored (applied) and separated, with a lattice acting on each. The lattices have ...
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Mirroring vertices not connecting right?

I've extruded these vertices to the center using mirror, I have merge and clipping selected, an subsurf mod is active. For some reason in the center at the top, I've got an issue where it's not fully ...
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Mirror parts of existing image texture along mesh axis

:-) Is there a way to clone-mirror parts of an existing image along an axis? Example picture for clarity: The mesh is symmetrical, and the texture is taken from a real image and fitted to one half ...
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Symmetrize from +X to -X

I'm using Blender 2.8 and want to symmetrize my sculpted model. I've tried Modeling -> Mesh -> Symmetrize but this only offers to symmetrize from -X to +X. How can I symmetrize from +X to -X instead? ...
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Mirror modifier changes behaviour of scaling 2.8

I think I'm just doing something wrong here. I looked around here and found several issues pertaining to scaling and mirroring but I couldn't find one that I felt was applicable to me. Basically I'm ...
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Why mirror modifier material not work

I have a mirror modifier and applied material on it. Why i cant see same material on the other side. Any suggestion or help. Thanks
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can't mirror objects on other side

i'm trying to mirror 3 still objects that are: shoulder, biceps and forearm. i remember it was like this: select all of them, center the cursor to world origin (shift + c), duplicate, scale, x, -1. ...
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I'm having an issue merging after I joined the objects

I'm a novice user of 3d art and new to Blender. I was working on my Hatsune Miku model and then this happened after I got done with her feet after joining the objects (body and feet). I can't merge ...
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Copying weights over from one side to the other via Vertex Groups

I swear I've asked this question before, but I can't find the thread if I did. I'm having trouble copying weights from oneside of my rig to the other via Vertex Groups. From what I'm aware of, you ...
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X Mirror and copying weight paints

I'm a bit confused with the X Mirror option and how you're supposed to copy weight paints from one side to the other. Is X Mirror supposed to work by painting the opposite side automatically as you ...
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Bridging Edges Loops between meshes with mirror modifier crosses x axis

I am creating a model and I started with one portion, then added another mesh that I've adjusted, but when I try to bridge the edge loops the faces are all crossing the x-axis (like multiple X's, ...
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Disable mirrored armatures

I would like to control the arms independently but I don't know how to turn off mirroring. The modifier tab shows nothing. I am using Blender 2.8. Here is the link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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Scaling/Moving doesn't work properly

recently I decided to learn and use Blender as my 3D editor Well, all this things were working fine... until a few minutes I made a mirrored object, but, when I press the "S" scale button, doesn't ...
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Is there a way to properly mirror an animation?

I've already searched and searched and none of the answers to this question have helped me. I have an animation of a character moving right, and I need to flip it so that he's moving left. I've tried ...
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How to disable Symmetrize in Sculpt Mode?

I enabled Dyntopo, but Symmetrize seems to have been active already. As soon as I start stroking the mesh, it does it double. I just don't see how to disable it.
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Manually assigning mirror pairs?

Is it possible to set bones as the X-axis mirror of each other other than with the .L and .R suffixes? For example, is there some option where I could manually convince Blender that "Left_Thigh" and "...
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When merging an object with a mirrored version, the other objects uv is inverted

I copied an object, flipped it and then tried to merge it with the unflipped object. I'm basically a noob when it comes to blender, so specific instructions would be a huge help! Thanks in advance.
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In Blender 2.8 how do I mirror my weight painting?

I am weight painting a human model and would like whatever I do to one half of the body be reflected in the other. In 2.7 it seems there was some sort of "mirror X" object but I don't see that option ...
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Armature Mirror Problem

I'm rigging a model manually because I don't like Rigify. I forgot to enable X-Axis Mirror at the start, and clicking it now does nothing at all for some reason, so I did it the manual way that ...
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I can't turn off mirroring

I've switched to Blender 2.8 a day ago and things are very confusing for me. Here's what I did: I created a model and applied mirror modifier and then applied it. Then when I started editing vertices ...
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Mirror Armature problem [duplicate]

So, I'm trying to make a model for a Minecraft mod. When I try to move the legs, they both move at the same time. It has something to do with the mirror. How do I fix this? I tried looking it up, but ...
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Bone/armature mirror option isn't working

I'm practicing rigging a model and tried to enable the axis mirror in the options menu on the left side of the screen in the tab but it's not working. I recently updated to the latest version of ...
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Weights aren't mirroring

I seem to be having an issue with mirroring weights (again). I have X Mirror enabled, painted one side, gone to Data > Vertex Groups > and selected Copy Vertex Group and even Mirror Vertex Group, and ...