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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 select welded elements with marked seams

I'm using Blender 2.8, but I don't think this matters. Is there any way to select an entire element of a single object (as key L does) that has various marked UV seams? It appears as though marked ...
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Going from an area of low information density to high density

Consider the following, I've got a mesh already that is in the general shape of my model. However I want to add detail like adding an eye to the general shape. Example (attempt at modeling bullet ...
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Is there a UseCase for Snap to Volume?

By now, I have probably tried every snap-setting that Blender has to offer. I can say that most of them are truly useful. But for the life of me, I cannot figure out a possible use for the Snap to ...
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How do i change the grid floor?

I'm making a small object and it is bit difficult to see what i'm doing. Usally i just open the N-panel and change it under Display, but can't find that option in the new Blender 3.0 Beta. I want to ...
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First time using 3D modeling software [on hold]

I started learning Blender a short time ago and I want to achieve something like this: But after many tries I still don’t like my result at all.How could I improve my skill, and get the desired ...
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Applying join to mesh

I'm little bit lost. I did all of those steps in this tutorial but if I'm trying to join sphere with mesh it outputs weird shapes: I want to join them to create animation later.
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My image looks different

I'm following the blender tutorial series by the BlenderGuru and my donut looks different after tutorial #4, making the icing on the donut look more realistic. The colouring on my icing looks like it ...
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complex sphere deformations

I am trying to design this chair, the base is very easy. What I'm struggling with is the weird cut in the middle, do I manually have to move vertices? if so, i will have to apply my subsurf 1st? Just ...
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Hotkey to go DIRECTLY to vertex, edge, face edit mode?

As a long time user of other prominent 3d software, I'm used to being able to be in object mode and press 1 hotkey to go directly to vertex, edge, or face mode. I'm using 2.8 and love it, but for ...
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Which one is a better approach

Sorry for this beginner like question, but I can't find the answer since I don't know what I need to type in Google search. I have been learning to use Blender for the past few months, and I tried to ...
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How to handle shadow for multiple objects in one

I'm having a little issue, i'm trying to make my first actual character model, but since i want to use it in a game that will have customization, i need the parts of his body to be separated into ...
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Toggle vertices/edge/faces with numpad emulation

I want to toggle vertex/edge/faces but I can't seem to make keys 1, 2, 3 or Ctrl+ Tab to work on Numpad emulation mode while on a laptop keyboard. Is there any way to remap these? Blender 2.8 OSX 10....
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How to chance radii of many cylinders at the same time?

I want to change radii of the cylinders without moving each one. Now the radius of each cylinder is 0,6cm, I want to make them 0,13cm. Is is possible?
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Where is the operator panel in Blender 2.8?

The tutorial I read is based on 2.79. So I'm not sure if it's still the same name in 2.8. But I can't find anything providing similar functionalities.
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Engrave, Boolean Modifier

how are you? . i am modeling a soap with engraved text on it, as shown in the attached image. but when i use the Boolean modifier on the soap with the wanted text the whole mesh of the soap mess up as ...
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how i fix this uv map scale issue?

As in the image appears thats its what i want to fix, because it shouldnt appear like like i tried to apply scale,rotation,location and nothing happens. so what can i do to solve this guys? ...
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how i scale this in the way that i want it to be?

as in the images appears, i want to scale (or maybe its not scale the option) this faces but exactly proportional (or whatever can be said) to the faces beside them.
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Need help with hardsurface modeling

Please excuse me for this is my first time on stack exchange and also my second time asking for help on any type of forum, so please bear with me. In the picture below (Sorry got this image a while ...
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Model Edge Beveling Problem

I was modeling my model in Blender, and I tried to bevel the edges of model. I haven't marked all vertices and it didn't make the bevel same on both sides. I realized it but I cant undo it anymore. ...
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Connecting two screws?

I'm new to blender and I am looking for an easy way to connect two screws. Currently I have this double helix structure that I made by constructing two screws from circles: I am looking to connect ...
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Black Seams When Rendering Normal Maps in Cycles

as in the images appears: the first picture is the bake normal and rendered, and as you can see it appears some "seams" around it and with a low height, and in the high poly model you can see the ...
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Can you imagine this picture and how will you model this..?

I am really not able to imagine the backside of this picture i modelled the railings but cant move further so please help me by telling me what approach should i take to model this.
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Blender 2.8 Reference images in local view

Is there any way to make reference images show up in local view? They seem to disappear. I used Shift-A/Image/Reference to create it. Is there something I'm not seeing? Or perhaps that feature is ...
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2.8, how to automaticaly merge overlapping vertices

there used to be a button for this, It looked like two arrows pointing towards each other i believe. It made it very easy to snap one vertex onto another. It was located where the snaping and pivot ...
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Is there a way to use meshes as basis for a group of smaller meshes?

Is there a way to do what I mentioned in the title? For example if I have a bunch of smaller highly detailed boxes that act as bricks and one low detailed box acting as a house, is there any way to ...
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Moving objects away from 3D cursor equally like scale, without actually scaling

Basically I want to move all selected objects away from the 3D cursor equally, the same way they would move if I scaled them, except i want them to not actually change size at all.
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how can I get a picture to be as the same proportional and dmensions as blueprint?

so I want to model a bus but I don't have blueprints for the interior and might have to use pictures is there any way to make it the same proportions and measurements as the blueprints. NOTE: I Am not ...
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merging bended solid tubes organically

being a complete noob in blender, I wisely chose a quite complex object as my first project ;-) - the objects should have precise dimensions (which I managed more or less) - the tubes should have a ...
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How to model Ponies and other stuff? [duplicate]

hello guys i need some help on how to model ponies, i couldn't start because i don't know what to do. Reference image is there, now what? YouTube is lacking of tutorial about modeling ponies. Hope to ...
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Scaling a object is not working

I am trying to make something bigger in blender With the S key but it is not working. So maybe you guys can help me fix this problem, That would be appreciated! Feel free to ask me question if that ...
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Edges connected in strange way?

I'm trying to edit my model but I found that when rotate any edge or move vertex from left/right side, the other side is moving too ? Like there is a mirror but there is not !! I think something is ...
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How can I make a bed canopy?

How can I make a bed canopy? Both the modeling and the material? Looking for something like these 01, 02. UPDATE: So this is what I ended up with thanks to Nicola Sap suggestion and I'm pretty ...
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Mixamo character in Blender - changing the position of the body

I'm totally new to Blender. I managed to download and add two Mixamo animations in Blender to create smooth transition between them (yay!). I would like to change also a character a little bit - ...
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How to make cave pieces modular so they are seamless?

Am trying to reduce the amount of cave models by trying to make them modular, but am not sure how to do the in between of them so they look seamless. I have 2 cave objects (of many) in this image, I ...
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Making an hanging object with ribbon tape

I'm a beginner of Blender, so cannot find out where I have to start. I've searched several tutorials but it is not matched with what I want to make. I have to make object like a photo(hanging object ...
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Complex Oval Shape

How would you go about creating a model for something like this? firstly, the odd oval-ish shape. secondly, the flat rim part outlining the top circular shape. I was messing with an oval-ish cone ...
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How to fake the appearance of engraved text with a height/bump map? [duplicate]

I have a height map of my texture already. But I don't know where to go from there.
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Why doesn't beveling work on both faces of this model?

I need a shape that goes from horizontal to vertical with a smooth curve
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With all the new major format changes will Blender move more twards a model like Autodesk? [closed]

Spending a lot of time trying to learn this software and wondering if the format changes will be Similar to 3Ds Max , Maya and the Character Creator as this is the primary reason I'm doing this ,I ...
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Editing lighting on the sides of a cylinder

I'm creating a simple jar and lid in Cycles, but the sides of lid have this odd gradient effect I can't seem to get rid of. The highlights are only visible along the upper half of the sides. I'm not ...
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My model has a strange line on it and the mesh seems seperated

I've started learning blender, and I'm trying to make a mug, but it has a line on the object mode view. It seems to be because part of the mesh is seperated, but I don't remember doing that. Help?
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Groups: Ok, I give

Looking for an answer but cannot find one so far... So, ok... Blender doesn't do traditional "groups". Most very program I've ever used lets you hit "ctrl-g" or something which results in a single ...
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How to engrave text without boolean modifier?

As the boolean modifier messes up my image texture and cannot re unwrap. I need to find another way of engraving my text.
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Blender smoothed everything

I am new to Blender and started to create a low-poly character. I was working on the hands when suddenly Blender smoothed everything out. I googled a bit but i couldn't really find a solution to this. ...
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python : creating 4D simplex by connecting all vertices with ever possible triangular face

I'm creating higher dimensional shapes (4+ dimensions) and for a simplex, every vertex is connected so that any 3 vertices you pick form a triangle. this is simple to do with shapes with a low vertex ...
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What is the best way to model the interior of a vehicle as accurate as possible and what source should I use?

so I want to model a bus a bus in blender and I already know how to model the exterior with blueprints however with the interior I'm not sure where to start since it is so complex and I want to model ...
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Looking to hire an expert-level blender user that can walk me through creation of specific images [closed]

Looking for an expert blender use to teach me how to create specific 3d images. Unsure how many sessions via phone or online chat but each session will be compensated with payment for the time ...
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How to strip off a final object(mesh) into many separate segments

I have a final mesh and whant strip off it to many separate objects, wanna create parametric furniture. I find video only for 3d max, they used Splines section, how to achieve the same result. Plz ...
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Blender 2.8: how to cut non visible edges?

I'm using the knife tool (shift + spacebar + K) to cut a cube. I would like to reach the edges that are behind my current view also. What is the procedure?
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The easiest way to model a person [closed]

I'm curious what is the easiest way to make a person in the blender from 0. I mean the easiest way to understand and implement. I'm not interested in being top quality yet, but look good.