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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how to fix the mis alighned mirroring of an object (attempts made using both the mirror modifier and global axis mirroring) [duplicate]

ive been working on modelling a shoe I designed (not in association with Adidas in any way, and not for any commercial use whatsoever) and most of the model was made using the mirror modifier, however ...
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Object appears in different location & shape in object and edit mode

While building through a vertex i realized that this shape looks different in object mode. also the shape is no way possible to be seen. I used the default automirror add on. I also tried switching ...
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How do I separate objects using the mirror modifier in Blender 2.82?

I looked up the question already but they posts are from 6 years ago and the steps are outdated. The problem is that I added a mirror modifier to the shins and feet of my character. The question i how ...
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How do I mirror what I am doing on one part/side of the mesh onto the other?

I am trying to make a symmetrical mesh were everything I do on one side get mirrored onto the opposite side (opposite axis) side I came across many tutorials explaining how to mirror what's on one ...
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How to symmetrize bone drivers

Hello. I am working with drivers on the bone’s transform channel. It usually works well, but I still haven’t found a symmetry feature for the driver. I’m bored of repeating resetting the driver on the ...
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Mirror image not visible from “above”

After adding a mirror modifier to a face, the modifier is not visible if the face is selected (either in edit or object mode): edit mode front: edit mode top: Exiting edit mode, renders the side of ...
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Mirror modifier (blender 2.8) not being applied to certain vertexes

I'm following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAcTlQWmizo At ~15:00, the cylinder is copied, translated to the right and rotated. In my case the vertexes on the right are not modified ...
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Having problems when using mirror modifier during retopology of model with bias offset

So it is the 1-st time I need to retopology the model, I extracted the model from my very old project where it was set in the scene, rotated numerous times and when I`m using mirror modifier at ...
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Mirroring to start Symmetry - object doesnt flip

I'll keep it simple, unlike Max or other programs, Blender isn't flipping the object mirrored. Say for instance I have a 3d shape like this symbol "<" and I mirror it in Max over the center X axis, ...
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How to undo clipping vertices by applied mirror modifier

So I applied it way back ago, now I saw it and I can't rip it using v
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Why can't I select mirrored faces? [duplicate]

So I've mirrored the faces to make a mouth, but can't select any of the mirrored faces, it's as if they are ghost faces. I've tried selecting faces, going into edit mode and object mode, But I'm new ...
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Mirror Modifier Issues - Asymmetry

world, I have been playing with Blender 2.8.1 for a couple of months and recently keep running into the same issue with a mirror modifier. When I apply the modifier the mirrored object is way off-...
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Blender Modifier Proper Order

I have a mutli-res on my mesh and I'm well into sculpting. I have some changes I need to make to my low poly mesh in edit mode so I wanted to add a mirror modifier back in. Is it a rule of thumb to ...
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Object mirrors about component axis rather then main model axis

I'm trying to mirror a component object about the main model's X axis, however when I add a mirror modifier the object mirrors about it's own axis. I'm sure I'm missing something simple.
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Mirror modifier problem for only one cube

182/5000 Hello . I try to make a low poly car with a background image, but when I try to apply a mirror modifier, it does not apply, and when I try another cube it goes. What is the problem? https://...
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Why is the mirror modifier creating another mesh below?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4ORyREz6Nc&feature=youtu.be I do not know why this is happening or how to fix it. Any responses would be greatly appreciated!
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mirror not working

it looks like there's a copy of the cube that isnt being affected by the mirror. when i was building this model: i set up the modifier to the default cube and went on my way. but now, it isnt ...
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How to Solve the Mirror Modifier Error In Blender 2.82?

How to Solve the Mirror Modifier Error In Blender 2.82 ? Hi guys I am now making the Zeta Gundam and I was creating a left leg of it.I was planning to make right leg with mirror modifier.So I moved ...
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How can I get Infinit Reflections on Cylces

I have this circular room with mirrors instead of walls, but when I go to the render tab, at some point it gets black, how can I make the mirror material have limitless reflections? I'm using the ...
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Scripting : Mirroring an object

Its probably basic : For every object in the scene that has "right" in its name I need to create a copy object on the left, but mirrored relative to the origin. I tried to use the code that appear in ...
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Weight paint and mesh are mirrored, weight paint color seems right, but vertices are left behind

Right now I'm weight painting my mesh, so I can rig it correctly. However, the forearm isn't behaving the way it should, the left one at least. The right one moves the mesh correctly, but the left one ...
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[Separate Mirrored mesh when exporting?]for blender2.8 script [duplicate]

Everyone. Help me. Separate Mirrored mesh when exporting? This script at the above URL is very useful to create another object symmetrically (in Blender 2.7) ...
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where is X-axis mirror in 2.8 blender

i found amature-global x mirror in edit-mode. but it is not X-axis mirror. where is it?
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- Child Parent bones are attached to objects on both sides of mirror? How to fix to only apply to one side?

- Bones attached to one side of the mirror control and warp objects on the other side of the mirror? How to fix please if anyone knows?
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How to apply textures without them mirroring?

I have a person I modeled using the mirror modifier, and now whenever I apply a texture it mirrors the texture as well. How do I solve this?
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started making character with his pose, now mirror doesn't work properly

So I made a character without using mirror and placed him in a certain pose. Now I want to sculpt it with a mirror, but the mirror itself is mirroring something else. On the screenshot you can see ...
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Mesh with mirror modifier shaded differently on the other half

Does anyone know on what occasion is mesh with mirror modifier shaded differently on the other half? Normal is fine. Thanks in advance.
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angled snapping/mirror/ of instances?

I was wondering if their is a simple solution to snapping instances of say 4 objects, or mirroring them to the other side. When I have done this, the snapping of the group of the array of 4, is hard ...
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Why aren't these sections mirroring properly? [duplicate]

For whatever reason certain parts of the model won't mirror properly? Like most of the joints and segments mirror fine, and the middle arms mirror fine, but the shields and hands and wrists on the top ...
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Mirror and Merge are not working together

so I was trying to merge eyes with my mesh and for some reason, it doesn't work. The mirrored object disappears. I saw on a site that you merge 2 objects with ctrl+J command and it sometimes crashes ...
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selecting mirrored edges

I have been following a modeling tutorial, and they had me mirror the legs of the character and merge them at the groin. Then they want me to select the top loop of the new merged legs, and I can ...
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Average mirror\symmetry of a model

I have a raw mesh, obtained from photogrammetry (see picture). I interested in head. (Neck i can cut off). Open holes and some model defects i can repair by some modelling and sculpting. So, model ...
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Struggling to Understand Vertices Behaviour 2

This is the second time I am posting this as I was unable to post the screenshots above the first time. I apologise. Blender Guru Anvil Tutorial In the above link, the tutorial has a step a minute ...
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no clipping for two different meshes [closed]

I am trying to make it so that two different meshes stop clipping (overlapping each other). Is there a way to achieve this?
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How to stop a mesh from passing past the mirror point and merge with the part added by the mirror

I am using a mirror to merge the mesh with its mirror created counterpart but it simply passes through the mirror and overlaps with it instead. Is there a way to automatically merge them in the centre ...
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Can I mirror backwards?

I want to mirror a building across the Y-axis, but I want the mirrored side to be flipped along the X-axis (I.E. be flipped). Is there a way to do that?
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Problems with the Mirror modifier

I'm trying to make mirror effect on the x axis, and using the Mirror Modifier, where I have set the pivot point in the middle of the car but it doesn't make mirror effect. I have tried to change the ...
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Weight Painting Mirroring Issue

I'm trying to weight paint my character. I have applied automatic weights and am touching up areas. In the Context section on the right side windows (not the 'N' window but the one to the right), ...
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Gap in mesh with the mirroring tool [duplicate]

I made something with the mirroring tool and now when I'm sculpting there's a gap between the two sides? How can I fix that?
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Is there a way to “mirror” an empty?

Using Blender 2.8, and I'm using a number of empties to drive some animations within in a collection of objects in a parented structure. I can mirror objects using modifiers, and I know modifiers are ...
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Mirrored object is misaligned when compared to its source object

I have an object to be mirrored on X. Its origin is at the world origin as is the 3d cursor. The problem is that when I apply the mirror modifier to it, its mirrored pair is not exactly aligned when ...
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The Bevel is not normally applied to a specific edge of the connected edge with Subdivision surface

Some problems arise with the application of the Subdivision Surface modifier when trying to create the following model: If you look closely at the picture, the <...
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Why won't this mirror correctly?

The object seems correctly mirrored everywhere except the faces are in the mid section. Blender doesn't even seem to to mirror the complete object. The outlined part is the selected driver side of a ...
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Mesh with Mirror not working in 2.81

I created an object using the mirror modifier around the global x and y axis, but since I started adding cylinders intersecting one of the mirror planes I already applied the modifier. Now I want to ...
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Why be formed face to split when apply the Solidify modifier?

I'll make the modeling by two axis Mirror modifier. But, when, apply Solidify modifier, Its has be formed face split at meeting point vertex of the Mirror modifier. Show you next pictures: - When ...
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Struggling to Understand Vertices Behaviour

Blender Guru Anvil Tutorial Part 2 In the above link, the tutorial has a step at the end in which he completes an extrusion with a clipping mirror modifier. At this point, the vertices at the ends of ...
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Removing cusp/crease when using array, mirror and subsurface modifier

Below image shows the shape I'm trying to make seamless, I have mirrored it once along the highlighted edge and ensured the stack is in order to avoid a crease. However in the below image, after I've ...
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Scene mirroring every direction

I am doing a simple scene. Whenever I render, there seems to be a strange problem - the scene is mirroring in every direction. I have no idea where it comes from. If you disable the whole collection 1 ...
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How do I get rid of the tear in the middle of my object after using the mirror modifier?

I'm sorry if this question has already been asked, but I was following a tutorial and after sculpting, I reapplied the mirror modifier but my mesh looks like this: Is there is any way to fix this ...
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Is there a way to quickly replace left half of my sculpt with mirror image of right half?

My sculpt model has become a little unsymmetrical and I'd like to replace the left half with a mirror image of the right. I know there's an option for this under Dyntopo, but that leaves artifacts. ...

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