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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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Beginner in Blender [closed]

So, I just got blender and I don't know what I'm doing. How to get started with blender? Tutorials to watch and whatnot, somebody help me please I don't want to be groping about in the dark I need ...
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Square - Octagon - Circle - Modelling puzzle

I'm trying to make a rubber mat that is basically a big flat cube with lots of little holes (cells). It makes sense to me to model each cell and use an array modifier to construct the overall mat. ...
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How to blend my textures and how to draw over them on this model?

I have this photoscanned model exported from Meshroom and some parts like the one in the picture have some spots of different colors. How can I mix or do something to smooth those areas, and also how ...
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How to get rid of vertice on the same high?

I have a question. How could I get rid of the vertice that is in the same high as the other vertice? I'm using booelan tools, but it's didn't work, because of these vertices. Thanks you.
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filling a face with squares [closed]

So, I traced the outside of a gingerbread man with bezier curves then filled it in and converted it to a mesh. Now i'm trying to animate it, and it deforms horribly because of how the front is filled,...
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Is there a way to lock the topology in edit mode?

I wonder if there's a script for locking the topology of an object when you are editing so you are only allowed to do transformation operations, grab, rotate, scale, and so on, no "destructive" ...
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Red model when rendering in cycles

I'm new to blender. I was messing with hair on a model and now, whenever I render the image in cycles, I get a dark red model and no textures. I've tried looking up options but they are never for my ...
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How do I lengthen this pipe so I can continue adding further bends?

I'm new to Blender. I've been asked to construct some 3D models of some bent pipes(see screenshot). How do I add further pipe to the ends of this pipe? It needs to be about five or six times longer ...
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Can't see material on my object

As you can see I have applied these nodes to my object but the object has the same material as in the begining,but in a preview menu I can see the material applied,please someone help me,your ...
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Strange blue color in Solid mode

Recently, encountered a problem with this strange blue color in solid mode. It did not harm me until I exported this model, and this blue color combines with any material I add. For example, skin + ...
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Blender uv stitch operator problem

I am trying to execute the stitch operator but it works only in gui when trying to execute it from a command line it doesn't run the operator here is a code snippet that i have now : ...
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Suggestion for modelling structure from image

I want to make a 3d model of a World of Warcraft moonwell (my aim is something like this though I would settle for something less gorgeous). I'm not entirely new to blender (but definitely not a ...
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I couldn't bake in textools

I am trying to bake in AO but you can see the bake option is not available,please help me how to fix it
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Create path on DXF object

Its possible to create a path on a polyline from an DXF imported? I can do this in a Circle create inside the Blender, but i dont get how to do this in a object imported. Pls see the img attached. ...
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Extrude DXF imported

I want to know if is possible to extrude o object (polyline) from an DXF imported in blender? Pls see the img attched. Actly i want to make a solid from this polyline thanks =)
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Christmas lights Soft/Rigid body curve physics

I am trying to model christmas lights that are going to be moving around a lot in the animation. So, I want to make the wire a soft body curve to keep render time low. Using a mesh was too slow. The ...
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pivot point offset in edit mode for vetexes

I've got a problem, while making a model. Suddenly pivots of the vertexes, faces was offseted. So i cannot do any accurate work on them. How this problem can be solved?
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How can I make a hollow cylinder faces to be smooth but not rounded just smooth?

When I click on the left menu on Faces > Smooth it's making smooth but kind of rounded: I want to keep it sharp as it was in the first screenshot but smooth.
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What is the most efficient way and the industry standard to make and add textures to a UVmap?

I have been asking this myself ever since I learned about UV unwrapping years ago. I learned that you can either paint your models itself in a software and the UV map will automatically be applying ...
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Eye problems with dragon

Okay I'm trying to create this model for a character of mine I call "Truth Dragon". Only problem is, this sucker has two sets of eyes. One small and the other is bigger. Here's a sketch of what I ...
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How to make a knight helmet face?

I want to make a knight helmet, and the face part of the helmet comes to a point in the middle and i'm not sure how to go about doing this.
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How do I deform multiple meshes in the same way?

What I would like to do is deform multiple meshes (that are not the same shape) along the same path, or curve, or plane. The best analogy I have is a flag in the breeze made of multiple overlapping ...
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How do flaten out a set of faces?

I have a model of a Volvo 960 estate that I downloaded and it is appearently a 3d scan so it has a lot of high points that make it hard to use. How would I flatten them out? I imported it as an .stl. ...
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How can I resize a texture in Blender?

It has been a while I am trying to solve the problem. The thing is my Mapping node seems not to have any effect at all on the object. I wish to resize my texture (to diminish it and repeat it), but I ...
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How do I remove overlapping fases in this case?

Thanks for your attention! I imported a svg image, extruded it, did the shortcut 'I' thingy. Now I have those overlapping faces in corners. I tried 'remove doubles' but it didn't remove any ...
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array modifier overlapping

any help? i tried changing the mirage meter but no luck. https://www.dropbox.com/s/d8e3vht6vdg5pl6/s.blend?dl=0 this is the file also its 2.8
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How to remove Triangles and Ngons

I'm new to Blender and 3D modelling in general. I encountered a problem where I can't remove Tris/Ngons after using the boolean modifier (Union) to combine 2 objects to make the handle of a sword. ...
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How to do vaccuum sealed pack modeling in Blender?

Does anyone How to model vacuum sealed packages like this? Can cloth simulation be used to model it?
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I am totally lost in blender and cant find my models

So, I decided it would be fun to press numpad0 then shift-F and go exploring, and now I've lost my pine tree. I cant just press 0 to go to my camera, because I accidentally clicked when in shiftF mode....
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2.79 vs. 2.8 F6 key to recall menu

When I add a new shape a context window shows up with some useful settings to the new object, but as soon as I move or pan, or even accidentally, such additional menu disappears. In the 2.79 Blender ...
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What coordinates do I use to edit multiple instances of an object as if I was editing one at a time?

So I have these teeth. Let's say, I wanted the selected ones to look more like the unselected one. (Perhaps it's too thin, but still.) Whenever I try to scale the center vertices in at one, it ...
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How can I model something that behaves like molasses?

I need to create a candy with a filling that is like jam or molasses, and make a render of one candy half eaten with the inside spilling out. While modeling the candy itself and creating texture and ...
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Can't create vertex loop

I'm following a video tutorial by Blender Guru and everything has been all right except I can't select a vertex loop or select any other through the shortcut of pressing alt and clicking the vertex. ...
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How to create an edge between 2 selected edges? [duplicate]

I'm a 3dsmax user, I'd like to ask how in Blender, we can "Connect Edges". Please don't confuse it with loop subdivide (https://docs.blender.org/manual/ko/dev/modeling/meshes/editing/subdividing/loop....
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Subdivision Surface Modifier Problem Blender 2.8

I am having an issue with the subdivision surface modifier in blender 2.8. I am getting this weird spike in my mesh when I smooth it with the modifier as if the vertex is unaffected by the modifier ...
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How to make an arch in a model w/o Bezier Curves and w/o adding separate objects?

I would like to curve a line in order to make a medieval door. I'm talking about this curve: I can't understand and I can't find any tutorial that tells you how to make this kind of curves, also I ...
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Issue moving my object along it's normal's

Hi Guys been using blender for a while, but very much still a novice. I recently encounter an issue with moving an object along it's normal's in object mode. (Which I've been able to do in the passed ...
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Dig screw object inside a cylinder (Blender 2.8)

I would like to "substract" a screw from a cylinder, as shown on the screenshot below: I tried using the Boolean modifier but with no result. (Note: I am a beginner and I may have missused the ...
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Alt+Left click not working

I don't know why,but Alt+left click is not working for edge loop selection in blender 2.80. Is it a bug? Or there's a new shortcut for that?
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Can't smooth shade an imported fbx asset

this is my first post here so sorry if I'm not doing this right. I'm currently on my 3rd ever project in Blender. I'm modelling a low polygon scene. I wanted a low poly character to be in it, so I ...
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How i can bridge edge loops this parts to each other?

How i can bridge edge loops this parts to each other?? help plase
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How to fill a hole in textured mesh without getting weird faces?

I am new in blender and have have struggled a bit with filling holes in my textured mesh made in photoscan. I am writing here because I haven't been able to find similar examples on the internet. The ...
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Transform Edges to Profile precisely?

i want to do this inside of blender i already tried with transforming the edge to curve then having a rectangular extrude profile to this curve but the result is not flat , and not precise at all is ...
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Procedural volume possible?

This is a stretch but I was wondering if there was any possible way to make a procedural 3d volume like this example that was made in Houdini - I've messed around with the principled volume shader ...
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What is the best way to simulate human body wounds in Blender?

with Belnder, we are trying to emulate crime scene with human figure. While we can get the figure quite easily (from makehuman program), it becomes difficult to simulate wounds on human body. Any help,...
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How would you model a pyramid pattern?

I’m trying to model this kettle with a pyramid pattern on the lower side of the kettle. The problem that I am facing is that I have a Subdivision Surface modifier on the object to give it that smooth ...
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about extruding vertex

I saw this blender timelapse video on youtube and during the course,he was translating a vertex in z axis but vertexes around it randomly gravitates towards that particular vertex as well,I'm new into ...
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How can I view and edit modifier properties in the viewport in Blender 2.8?

I've just recently started playing around with Blender 2.8 after years of modelling in different software packages. I've memorized the most used keyboard shortcuts and customized most of the stuff, so ...
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Snapping grabbed vertex to grid?

i'm complete rookie in blender how can i perform this action in blender 2.8?
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Convert extrude plane to solid

I have one problem, I would like to know how I can convert an extruded plane into a solid.