Questions tagged [modeling]

Modeling refers to the process of creating 3D objects or entities using a 3D modeling application. This tag is used for anything related to modeling including techniques, tools and tips.

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How to achieve this effect

Hello, the picture there is what I want to achieve with blender. I mean the solar panels
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How to bend a segment of a mesh

I recently started using Blender for a special request. I wanted to modelize a logo, wich is a pencil-axe. But when I started modeling the pencil, I got stuck at a certain point: I wanted to bend the ...
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Fill / Extrude complex concave shape with irregular contour (car body part)

I would like to fill the body of a car (actually half of it) and prepare it for 3D printing. So far I have tried with Solidify and with Grid Fill, but I seem to have some problems with the fact that ...
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How to create an extruded curved wall?

I am (completely) new to Blender, but have a lot of experience with engineering 3D model software. I made the following in Inventor, but can someone tell me exactly what would be the standard way to ...
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cone shaped holes in a sphere

recently I met the same question as @Edu39 from this post, I saw a very helpful answer from @Robin Betts as the image shown below, I was wondering how we can download the add-ons that he mentioned? ...
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My hilly landscape plane looks stretched and distorted when I start rendering. Any idea what I'm doing wrong? Thanks in advance

I have a blender render I'm trying to create, but my landscape looks messed up when I start the render. I used the hair feature to insert the trees in case that's significant at all. Any help would be ...
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Intersect edges in geometry nodes

Sverchok nodes have node: "Intersect Edges", which create vertex on intersetion edges (in one object), like on the picture below: Is it possible for Blender 3.1 or 3.2 to get this solution ...
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Blender Scripting: Blender extrudes all loop cuts instead of single, selected loop

I'm creating a conical frustum in blender using a function. The problem occurs when I extrude the upper ring of the mesh after adding a few loop cuts. For some reason the script doesn't just extrude ...
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Shader Not Rendering Correctly

The model I am currently using isn't responding to the assigned shader. Specifically, my outline shader refuses to apply itself on the head of the model. Not to mention that the outline shows up very ...
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Curve Modifier distorting object I want to curve

I am trying to create a gothic tracery window, and I've been trying to work from this tutorial https://youtu.be/vXAYt2h_Tto (skipping over anything to do with unwrapping/texturing as I do not need ...
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Non-destructive method to subdivide cylinder lengthwise (i.e. replacement for loop cuts)

I'm currently using a non-destructive workflow to build models for product photography. Here is my hollow cylinder/tube, constructed from a subdivided 2D mesh, with a boolean to remove the center ...
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Architectural modeling and sketching directly in blender

I used to make sketches directly in Sketchup desktop but now i'm moving to blender due to better free freedom. BUT, the sketchup workflow is way more productive to start new model and change it than ...
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Is there easier way to unwrap this cube?

I'm really newbie with blender I want to make this cube's UV properly with a single unwrap. So, I marked seams like this But this looks really weird What i expect is just like this Maybe i'm doing ...
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How to manage Glass power in blender

I want to have a little gap between the lipstick color and the glass edge you can see the image below According to image, you can see the blue arrow and red arrow gap is to large. I want a little ...
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How to make Shoe move w/ Human Model?

I have two separate models, one of a person and the other of a pair of shoes. The human model is fully rigged but I don't know how to make the shoe move with the model's foot. Anyone know how to fix ...
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How would I create curved badges like the Apple Watch fitness badges?

I'm looking for ways to be able to relatively easily produce badges like these Apple fitness badges: You can see they're also slightly bulging/curving outwards towards the camera. My initial attempt ...
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How to convert bone to a mesh/model [closed]

Can anyone please help me in converting the bones to a mesh? By mesh, I mean a sculptable mesh.
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How to make something like this with cuts in circle border in Blender?

I am new to Blender and trying hard to design a 2D image into 3D I am able to make the lines in center but don't know how to make this circle with cuts in border where lines are cutting
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Why are there strips of faces that are a different color from the Base Color? [duplicate]

My model has these small parts of it that are miscolored, and I don't know why. I think it might be related to the lighting. Does anyone know why this is, or what causes it? I'm new to Blender, and I ...
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Does anyone kknow a tutorial on how to create a whole city? [duplicate]

I would like to create a fictional City/Land. But instead of doing the buildings on my own I would buy different already finished Models/Buildings(from Turbos.. for example) and put the city like this ...
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Mesh rendering problems

When rendered my mesh it looks dark grey and all puffy and bulgy, but the mesh itself looks fine as far as I can see. Is there any way I can fix this or must I start again from scratch? I've been ...
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Faces distorting when moving in edit mode? [closed]

when moving some of the parts of the character within edit mode, as my intention is to copy the arms. They get heavily distorted?
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How can I disable modifiers applyment when clicking on an object?

Thank you for trying to help :) I don't know why but everytime I click on an object it applies "Cast" modifier to the object. Actually, this might help solve the problem: I'm a beginner, I ...
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Why does the Bevel tool breaks my shaders?

Here is what happens when I use the Bevel tool on my model: I tried looking if there wasn't faces overlapping but that doesn't seem to be the case. What could be causing this issue ? model.fbx
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Can I create an Earth Model with the exact size of earth (i.e. radius of 6,371km)? How?

I am trying to create a real model of earth including core layers and topographic surface but I need to have it done to scale but when I adjusted the radius of the sphere to 6371km it disappeared ...
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How to bend a straight strip into a complete circle?

i'm strying to bend this detailed ornamentation into a complete circle, like in this chandelier What's the best way to achieve this? Thanks!
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If my particles are rendered as objects, how can I convert them into objects?

As I said in the title, I am trying to to convert a particle system its own individual mesh. I looked up online and saw there was supposed to be a “convert” option in the modifier’s tab. At first, I ...
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How do I make this cookie look more realistic? [closed]

After finishing the Blender tutorial, I tried this out. I do not know if it is good or not, and I need criticism and advice. I have discovered I actually love creating, and I want to get really good ...
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scale in one direction in blender doesn't work

in blender 3 , there is some times that scale in one axis just doesn't work seams like some times it wanted to keep the scale uniform , of course i have to apply rotation and scale to be able to scale ...
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Where is named attribute blender 3.1.2?

Sorry for this real nonsense question of mine but can someone tell me where is (or how to accomplish ) named attribute in blender 3.1.2 ? the reference question is here where it has been used : How to ...
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apply scale while keeping the height

I'm trying to parent the bones to my mesh, but it gives me the Bone heat weighting error, I figured it out that I need to make my character's scale 10 for some reason to fix that, but I want it to ...
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One click merge two edge loops into one edge at center

When selecting a ring of edges Blender has a subdivide selected edges command to create an edge that is at the exact center (some call it the equator) of the ring of edges. Is there a way to merge two ...
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Merging two objects to make a corner

I'm making a hill/elevated surface, and I wanted to add in self-intersection corners, which would allow for me to have corner peices. I already tried to make both walls objects, and boolean them, but ...
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character appearing washed out and shiny

One character of the 12 I've made appears oddly washed out when the client loads it into Unity. There is nothing wrong that I can see with the maps themselves, and they have tried all they can think ...
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what does project onto self mean?

i was watching blender gurus video about donut making and his options for snapping to face ahd less options to mine because i had "project to self" selected and it wasnt even an option for ...
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UV stretch weird

I can't understand how can I sort out this weird uv situation… When using an image that is not 1:1 and trying to uv it, the texture stretches depending on the original image and not the geometry(!) I ...
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Why does my vertex moving cause my object to move? [duplicate]

Im trying to add imperfections to my donut and i have snapping off but everytime i select a vertex and hit g to move it the entire object snaps to my cursor and i dont know how to fix it
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Why do Feathers duplicated with ALT + D collapse into one after saving?

I created 40 feathers using ALT+D. After saving, they all collapsed into one pen of the same size. Why and how do I fix this?
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How to join a cube to a cylinder

I want to join a cube to a cylinder, or more accurately, i have extruded a section of the cylinder to make a rectangular part. I now want to replace all the sharp edges with bevels, but i'm having ...
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How to Wrap this Mesh around my Shoe Model?

I wanted to recreate the shoe below but I am having trouble with properly wrapping the details around the base shoe mesh. How do i wrap a mesh around the shoe? I want to wrap this detail. This is ...
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Blender 3.1.2 joined (internal) objects rotate at different rates when animation applied to whole

I have a gear assembly made up of a joined gear wheel, hub, and spokes. The gear assembly is parented to a timing belt gear which rotates 12 times over 360 frames i.e. the belt gear goes from 0 to ...
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Way to Duplicate Object onto Multiple Vertices?

Another question: I am trying to make a very simplistic, New-York-style fire escape. I have developed a simple spoke in order to support the railing that I'd like to duplicate onto regular intervals ...
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Using multiple shrinkwrap modifiers on a single object

Here's an object I modeled with 3 different "surfaces' without using any modifiers. As you can see, the surfaces dont have a consistent curvature, especially closer to where they meet with ...
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A way to replace a set of bones (with mesh) with another set of bones with animation

If the question is repeated, sorry in advanced, I looked around for couple of days and didn't find similar question or anything that solved problem for me, also I'm not a native English speaker so ...
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How to apply all geometric transformations given by modifier but without modifier itself?

I now watching tutorial on the low poly airplane creation from PolygonRunway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkaVtOkLJoI I stuck with creating the stone. He firstly created the cube on ...
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My UV sphere wont curve the meshes around the bedpost like this tutorial I'm following

I'm pretty new so if there are any blender gods, please hear me out. I'm following this online video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCHT23A6aJA&t=389s) on 3d modeling a small room and at 6:32 (...
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How to easily paint an unwrapped uv map?

So say for example I have this UV map from a car I want to paint. Is there any easy way to add images on top of it? I mean, the lateral of the car is divided in multiple parts and I can't find a way ...
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Charmorph for Blender [closed]

New to Blender and want to use Charmorph. I've had a look at youtube and found a tutorial. However, it doesn't correspond to what I have in Blender 3.2.0. I also cannot find any of the sliders to ...
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Removing unwanted edge

noob here, i'm trying to clean up the surface edge as indicated on red circle, from reference the surface should be smooth and no line, i don't know why it happens. i also screenshot the vertices (...
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Modeling an organoid

I am trying to model an organoid as shown in the attached image with the label "normal tissue organoids". I have started with a cube arrayed along a curve as in the attached .blend. But I ...
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