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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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UV Seams and Unwrapping Complications

I'm new to blender and the process of creating seams and unwrapping them has been a challenge. I made this chair with the mirrored modifier, applied it, and then tried to texture it by marking seams ...
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Mirror shape key with own symmetry axis

This one seems a little strange, but I've run into this problem several times while creating shape keys for some objects for motion graphics. I try to animate an object with shape keys, and I need to ...
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Strange result from baking normal map

I can't seem to figure out what is happening here. A bug possibly? I went from a normal bake result to this. The only thing that changed between the two bakes was the use of a mirror modifier on the ...
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Why does the object change its location after setting origin?

I want to apply mirror modifier. My step: For this example random vertex on eye: What's wrong with this eyeball?
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color 'blobs' in normal map - how to fix them?

My normal map I created from a high poly mesh to a retopologized low poly mesh is showing some errors. There are places at the ears, some at the neck, head; everywhere where there are high resolution ...
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How to Mirror After Starting Sculpt with MultiRes Modifier

I recently ran into the need to retopologize the body mesh of the character below so I could connect the body to the head (I needed to make the edge loops have the same number of vertices). This is ...
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Why is my object mirroring this way--possible camera issue?

I'm following a blender tutorial and it was explained how to mirror my object. I put the origin in the center and then applied the mirror modifier, but rather than the leg mirroring across to the ...
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Applying Mirror Modifier with Shape Keys on a rigged Model

Question: Is there a way to quickly apply a mirror modifier on a rigged character with shape keys? Story: I have a rigged game-character and use shape keys to later transit between a muscular and ...
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Bisect and mirror along normal of edge loop created

Good morning, I have 2 spheres and I want to merge them, creating a filled face at the bisector of their intersection. The fast way is using boolean but I would lose the regularity and I would ...
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concave mirror with weird reflection

I made a simulation of a concave mirror for my physics class. A strange circle appears in the center of the mirror, and going outwards "lines" appers. Does it really happen this way in real life? Is ...
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Only one side can not smooth

I used skin, mirror and subdivision modifiers in my blender, but I'm having trouble not being subdivision on only one side. I want you to help
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Armature mirroring other side in pose mode of a mesh with mirror modifier

So I have this mesh that has a mirror modifier and I selected automatic weights for the bones and whenever I move the right side of the bones it does the same thing for the left side and I move the ...
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Random Mesh Distortion Help!

so I cut my model in half to add a mirror modifier. Once applied I select the entire mesh, duplicate and seperate to create a body suit so to speak. To lift it away from the body I Alt-S just like ...
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Mirror X in Blender 2.8

Is the 'X Mirror' option under the 'Mesh Options' working in 2.8 Beta? It appears to do nothing at the moment. Or am I doing something wrong? Simply enabling it on the default cube doesn't allow me to ...
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Hair emitting from wrong side of mesh

I made a head using the mirror modifier, and for the hair duplicated the scalp so I could add hair particles across the whole head and not just the side that I had sculpted the actual mesh. I flipped ...
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Hair particles: Unwanted, irrevertable mirroring!

I've been styling hair particles for an asymmetrical look. To speed up my workflow, I turned on x-mirror in the particle edit tools panel when working on individual strands, then turning it off to ...
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Change of Mirror side

Happily sculpting object with sculpt on right hand side, mirror on left (front view). Suddenly switches to left hand sculpt with right hand "mirror". How can I change it back?
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How to mirror part of an object but duplicate another part?

I'm making a toy train track switch. There are left and right orientations: I'd like to be able to only edit one mesh and have it be mirrored to the other orientation (currently using mirror modifier)...
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The proportional editing seems to be mirrored in some way?

I'm trying to move the vertices of the left leg of my character all around the armature (created by the Manuel Bastioni LAB) with the proportional editing tool,but when I press on G and then X,also ...
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Can't flip/mirror animation correctly

I've searched over lots of threads related with this topic, but I can't manage to flip animation correctly. I have a armature, with one animation in-place, moving character to the right.I just want to ...
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I don't know how to use flipanimation correctly

I have an issue with "flip animation" add-on, I flipped my animation, but it doesn't flip it well, it's kind of deformed, like the X axis is rotated off 90°, just look at this image... this is before ...
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Scale flipping keyboard shortcut not woring suddenly [Keys: S,X,-1]

Ive just jumped back into Blender to try to create a simple metal girder model. I'm sure that pressing S,X and -1 should make the model flip as a mirror of what it was. But this isnt working for me. ...
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Mirror object diagonally (or Symmetry about origin), i.e. excusively in X+Y

I'm trying to mirror an object like this (see picture) such that the mirrored object behaves exactly like it would using the Mirror Modifier - that is, mirrored transforms and mesh. Currently I have ...
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How do I edit a face symmetrically, or copy and mirror it?

I want to cut out the shapes seen in the background of the image below, onto the plane: I want to do it symmetrically, preferably using the knife tool. The mirror modifier won't work here; I only ...
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Mirror object wrt. certain face

I want to mirror object using it's face as a mirroring plane. For the example, I want to use the selected face on the cube as a mirror plane. I created a custom transform orientation using that face, ...
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Y axis locked on a mirrored object

I've run into this problem several times. I cant work in blender anymore because it happens every time I try to sculpt. It seems that once I mirror a plane it decides that the y axis isn't a thing ...
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Mirror shape keys does not work

I'm trying to model a bird following a tutorial and I'm freezed on the shape keys tool. I would like to mirror the left eyelid so that I can open the right one using the secret entry ...
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How to perfectly align an object to another using the mirror modifier?

I'm trying to model a bird and I'm having a lot of trouble when I try to align correctly the right eye with the left using the mirror modifier. I use the option in the menu: Object> Transform> Origin ...
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Mirror/Align Geometry only, keeping UVs of existing mesh

I'm working on cleaning a character, because even though its mostly symmetrical, the vertices are a bit off comparing both sides. The character has unique uvs with unique textures on each side, even ...
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Why is my scaling (Ctrl-A) causing me problems?

I'm working on a human character and I'm in the middle of modeling. I have the entire body near complete but I noticed some of my points were off. Like the chest-shoulder region wasn't matching up. ...
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Weight gradients not mirrored in weight paint mode?

I am currently weight painting my mesh and would like to take advantage of the x-mirror functionality to make things consistent. The mesh is symmetrical and the bones are correctly named with the ...
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Planar clipping/merge with Mirror modifier

I am looking at work-flows for building roofs. Below was promising until I hit a snag... Setup Rotated Plane + Mirror modifier. Alt+Space (Transform Orientation) > Normal Ctrl+Alt+Space > Create ...
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Vertex groups after applying mirror modifier

I have character (with mirror mod), after that I added rig and edited weight paint and then i applyied mirror mod, now I need to export animations and character with ogre exporter but Im getting ...
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A glitch in 2.71, My low poly model randomly flattened

So I was working on a low poly model, A Guy Fawkes mask as an easter egg for a game. The game will use Unity, but that is besides the point. I had finished this model, so on a different layer I had ...
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Mirror animations from right hand to left hand or similar objects

I promise I looked around for this answer for a long time and still haven't been able to find the answer that I'm looking for. The answer may very well just be no, but I'm looking to mirror an ...
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Sculpting Symmetry not working

I am taking a course currently and part of the sculpting portion includes symmetric application, but the sculpting is not being mirrored along any axis. You can see my settings in the image below:
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Weird form against the mesh flow

I'm getting this weird shape with the sub surf modifier on, how do i fix it to follow the flow the flow of the mesh?
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Pose Animations get corrupted on applying Mirror Modifier

I have a rigged model with mirror modifier which I have to export to glTF format. On export the model shows only one half because of the use of mirror modifier. If I apply the modifier all the ...
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ball duplicated by symmetrical mirrors

My goal is to symmetrically place mirror modifiers on a sphere where each mirror object of the modify is an empty one in order to duplicate this animated sphere no initial sphere duplication 1st ...
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Mirror modifier not working properly with shrinkwrap (retopology)

Some parts of the body mirror in a wrong way and i don't know how to solve it, it's the first time that happens
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Mirror shading problem

Why this is happends,i am add a miror modifier and move edges to cliping point.If I click on smooth shader i have a black line on miror line.. Plese help
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Mirror modifier Not Working With the Skin Modifier

Whenever I create base meshes to sculpt on with the skin modifier, I add the mirror modifier but it always gives unexplainable results on the back portion of the mesh. I have tried playing with the ...
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How to mirror bvh files using blender?

I'm trying to mirror a bunch of bvh files using Blender, After using the mirror option from the transform menu(see fig below), the mirrored motion is shown in the scene,everything seemed perfect. So ...
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Problem mirroring bones to the opposite side

I seem to having an issue mirroring my finger bones to the opposite side. From frame 8 to 10, I want the fingers on the left hand to begin clenching like on the other (right) side. However, when I ...
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Adjust Edit cage to Mirror Modifier not Working - Blender 2.8

I need to see vertices and edges of Mirror. I tried applying Rotation and Scale according to this, but nothing happens, its just the same. I also checked that the modifier is added to the ...
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Mirroring issues

I am having issues with mirroring modifier. Essentially after having shaped a cube into a primal face shape, I wiped half the vertexes out on the left side so that I could mirror the right side. Well, ...
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Object has its own set of axes that are affecting all symmetrical functions

Blender 2.8. My retopologized mirrored(applied) Multi-resolution(not applied) mesh has its own local axes even when I set them in the viewport to global. These axes are only annoyingly affecting ...
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Paste x flipped pose has no difference when flipped

I'm having issues where the pose I want to mirror does zero to bare minimal change, as in the arms may move slightly but nothing is mirrored it stays the same. My old pose was scrapped and remade ...
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White circle around light in mirror - MI Error?

Hi fellas found out a weird problem rendered below. In the mirror there is a white disc around the lightsource with MI (multiple importance) activated. When turned off everything is fine as could be ...
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Mirrored mesh parenting help

I was wondering if there is a way to parent a mirrored mesh to different bones, what I mean is I have shoulder shoulderpads on my character that is a mirrored mesh. And what I want is to parent the ...