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 transform this object?

I need to make the highlighted object shear itself into the shape of the poly behind it but the shear tool will only let me do it one way and won't let me align vertices. I had some luck with ...
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Align and snap one object to a slanted and rotated other object

How to align these two objects correctly? I've tried snapping option but origins normal is off. Is there a way to change it?
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Wierd Face after Loop cut

I am new to blender. I searched the forums for an answer to my question. I couldnt find any. I loop cut a cube (vertical center) I Pushed the loopcut on the Y Axis so the whole shape became like >>. ...
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Blender is freezing when i go in render mode or object view [closed]

I have a problem from a time blender started to freez when I enter on render or view mode (i use 2.82)
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Wierd textures from importing glTF file from blender into godot - need help fixing

I exported my model shown on the first picture into a glTF binary file, but when I imported it into godot the materials got swapped into weird places. Are there any fixes for this problem? Sorry if ...
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Object becomes invisible after I join them

So I joined 2 objects together and now they are invisible. You can see them in edit mode and in Texture painting but they become invisible in object mode.
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How to make these holes the same size?

I'm trying to replicate a speaker mesh from a timelapse video. How can I make these holes equal in size? The images below are from the video.Is there an alternative way to do it?
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how to make vertices align in a circle [duplicate]

I am completely new to blender and I was practicing how to make clothing out of a base mesh. I am using a technique where you duplicate a portion of the base mesh and expand out on it, but the ...
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Any tips on modeling this mushroom?

I'm not quite sure the approach for this and would be grateful for any tips. Using cycles in 2.81
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How would I create a metal like the one on the lava lamp?

How would I create the material/shader to look like the metal on this? Thanks!
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Rig won't change Model

I wanted to make my own 3d model to use as part of my game inside of Unity. This is the first time i used blender. I watched some tutorials and created my basic model, wich worked fine. Than, I ...
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How would I model a paper wrapper straw like this one?

Any suggestions please? I would greatly appreciate the help.
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What Could I Do To Improve This Scene [closed]

I was Hoping to get some critisism
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Why can't I move this face without it extruding?

I don't know how else to explain it. I just want to move the face back, pulling the existing faces next to it back a little bit with it. Instead, it creates new faces like I'm extruding, even though I'...
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How to Attach an Object to a Posable Model?

My goal is to have hair move with the head. I tried parenting them together and that allowed both the player and hair piece to move together in Object Mode, but Pose Mode still doesn't work with the ...
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How to unwrap a surface with a UV projection?

I am new to blender, and still learning. I have made an object with a UV projection on the surface, and I want to unwrap the surface to two dimensions. When I try the UV unwrap, I only get a 2 ...
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Hexagon Sphere (wait!) with specified number of hexes?

Have read the many posts on hexagons to a sphere, with the icosphere -> subsurf -> node removal and limited dissolve which gives me a (mostly) hexagon tesalated sphere. BUT it determines the number ...
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Tips on cutting

Has anyone got any tips on how to perfectly cut away everything outside the pink line. Im thinking that project knife is my friend but I need to align the edges of the knife perfectly. Any help you ...
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Straighten loop edges on a rounded object

I'm trying to make these loop edges straight around this rounded cube so I can easily place a shrinkwrap-like packaging and make it look good. I tried changing the size using different methods or ...
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Subdivision Surface messing up image texture?

I am currently modelling in blender and have created my own image texture in photoshop. Here is the version withouth subdivision surface: Here with SS turned on: As you can see, it looks very weird ...
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Need help modeling a complex ring

I have a ring which I am trying to model, but it looks very confusing I tried multiple things, but I just can't get it right. I tried adding in two loop cuts to a subsurfed cube and extruding the ...
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Help!! 3d mesh with black lines. Retopology

I was practicing 3D doing retopology when I went to smooth the mesh, I ended up finding this black line. How do I solve this?
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Modelling Bee Foundation Mould

I am having a bit of a hard time understanding why the STL export differs from what I see in my model. Currently I am trying to create a 3D printable mould to create beeswax foundation. I have ...
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Spin Tool Cursor Not Showing/Snapping to 3D cursor

I am trying to use the spin tool on my mesh but the tool is not appearing in my window. I have the cursor snapped to the face of the object itself but I do not see the spin tool when I have it turned ...
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Then blenderkit asset grass not working when drag into object

I drag the blenderkit grass to different objects, but it doesn't seem to work, how exactly does drag and drop blenderkit grass work? thanks for help
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Blender 2.82 features not available in my latest installation [closed]

I downloaded and installed the latest version of 2.82 today, and installed it over the 2.81 version I used to far. I did the same thing when I upgraded from 2.80 to 2.81 and I had no issues. This ...
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What's the name of this tool of Blender?

That tool/mode where you have a background image and you can start modeling things, create meshes and etc. using that image as reference? Also: Can ANY image be used in this mode/tool?
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Dupliverts Rotation

I'll try to explain as simple as possible. I have made some dupliverts as seen in the images. On IMG 01, I add the wireframe, at thickness 0.02 you can see on each vertex it has multiple mini ...
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How do I create faces between curves?

(I'm on the far side of 50 so please forgive me if this is blatantly apparent to the younger generations!) Hopefully simple question. I am trying my hand at modeling in Blender for the first time and ...
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How would I model a paper straw wrapper and make it grow?

I am trying to make an animation that replicates this: https://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2010/12/15/3093920.htm Dropping water onto a paper straw so it grows. I know how to make the water ...
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How to get rid of these creases?

Here's a peak in object mode to let you know what is causing it. If I remove these quads and make it one solid face, I get a big ugly n-gon. What do?
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How would you sculpt/model absimple character like this one?

I do not have much experience with Blender and zero sculpting skill. But i really want to make character like this. Where would you even start? What's the first step?
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Solidify modifier creates edges with a different thicknesses

I create a car model. I wanna make a rooftop of this car for first and I use Solidify modifier for this. After I used this modifier I got edges with different thicknesses. Here is what I mean: One ...
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How can I model this Body in Blender?

Hello Blender Community, I am new to Blender. In the past, I only used CAD Programs (Inventor, Fusion 360). Because of the Rendering and Animation, I try to recreate my models in Blender. One of my ...
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How to make this completly flat? [duplicate]

how I can make this flat? I want one flat surface at the bottom of this car. Any help? Thanks
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Best import file type / shading not displaying correct or editable

i was having so may issues i modelled the start of my work in skp, now it looks fine here but when imported to blender its not.i tried all the import types now & they all vary in what is shown in ...
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Merging faces/dissolving edges not working

i'm fairly new to blender (coming from architecture background) so i've used sketchup alot and more advance software for architecture like revit3d/bim. The work i'm doing now is for jewelery so ...
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Blender 2.82 Fluid Sim

When I try to make a fluid sim it seems to not want to actually back anything but seems to lag a little as if it has but it's showing anything I have a bowl as an effector, a cube as a domain, and a ...
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How to revolve flat object by twisting it 360 to make it 3D?

I created this shape in Illustrator and imported the SVG into blender. I want to rotate the flat object by 360 degrees over the Z-Axis to make the object round.I would be pivoting the bend over the ...
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Should I avoid modelling clothes out of a reference image?

I wanted to recreate my jacket, so I decided to use an image to create a mesh of it, however I want to eventually fit it onto a human body so should I have not done it this way?
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Forcing object within bounds

I am trying to model a cylinder that has to fit within a series on bounds. When a Subdiv modifier is applied, the object shrinks. So far I have tired modifying the settings and manually adding more ...
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Blender 2.8 resize single edge where rest follow proportionally [duplicate]

I'm trying to resize a rectangular cubiod, currently 5 meters on it's longest sides and 2 meters on it's shortest sides (as shown in the diagram) I'd like a method that allows me to just set a new ...
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How to creat those round edges?

I found this "Ghost" image online, and I tried recreating it in Blender. I started with a Cube then applied a Subdivision to get the head, but my problem was creating the tail. How to get that ...
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Modelling Round Curved Edges

I'm trying to make rounded off inner edges on a mesh. But I'n not on the right track, (I'm avoiding to use the Boolean.) I'm trying to achieve it using correct geometry. It does look a little bit ...
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Help with Mantaflow

I'm pretty new to blender so I'm not very experienced but for one of my scenes I want to make a leaky pipe. Since Mantaflow is so new I can't really find any help online, could you please help me or ...
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How to merge (boolean) two objects that share faces/edges

I'm working on some modeling for a jewelry box and I'm doing most of the modeling with primitives. I frequently end up doing something like the following: I want a bar with a bulb in the middle. So I ...
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Make Links - Object Data Causes wild results

I have several low poly objects and one high-poly and want to apply the high-poly now that the simulation is in a state where it looks good for my single frame render. However, when I use the Object ...
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Splitting Sections off an Object [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a simple 3D house with doors, roof, and stairs, I made all of it from the same cube so it would all line up perfectly-ish. My trouble is I have no idea how to remove sections of ...
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How to remove part of a model?

I want to remove the roof section of this batmobile model, I'd like to know if there is a faster way of doing this than selecting all the individual vertices and moving them away, as this looks quite ...
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How can I connect two edge loops with different numbers of vertices?

I can't use the F function because the number of vertices in each circle is not same. The big one has 48 and the small one has 32 vertices.

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