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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Rounded 3D Text Style?

I am attempting to make some text which is not flat, and has a circular bevel and spherical caps. I found a good example of what I am trying to make: As you can see, it is mainly composed of "...
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How does “Max Angle” work when using Tris to Quads?

According to Wiki: This value (between 0 and 180) controls the threshold for this tool to work on adjacent triangles. With a threshold of 0.0, it will only join adjacent triangles that form a ...
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Objects in Viewport go haywire and showing weird things

I've started learning blender recently. Currently, I'm doing the apple tutorial by CGBoost. In the viewport, the objects go out of control and showing weird thins, as shown below. However, when I ...
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Move Object aroud curve withot deforming

I have an Object that should simulates a piece of fabric and bend around a bezier curve wenn moved. On the top of that Object I want to have pieces of wood, that are connected (glued) to the fabric. ...
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Why Won't this Object UV Unwrap?

I'm using Blender 2.83.1, and one of the objects in my scene won't UV unwrap. Every other object in the scene is ok, except the one. I've: Applied Rotation, Scale, Position Cleaned up the mesh ...
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Non-manifold seam?

Im trying to model Oogway from Kung Fu Panda, and Im having an issue with his shell. Im using a mirror modifier to create a symmetrical shell, but it seems that the seam in the middle of the shell is ...
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How to keep UV after remesh

How do I keep the my UV after remesh I searched around and can't seem to find a good answer to my question any help will be appreciated hopefully someone has a solution for me
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Weird changes in object mode after editing in edit mode

I wanted to try and make eyes, nose etc. for my character, so I went into edit mode and started changing the head of the mesh: After making a few changes, I went back into object mode and saw this: ...
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Scaling Across Projects

Does anyone know how to keep a scale the same across multiple blender projects? For example, I have a plane set to 8', but when I copy it and paste it in a new project, it is set all the way to 314.96'...
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how much RAM needed to model a large city? [closed]

I plan to model an entire large city using this technique: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_XsmoZJmG8 How much minimum PC RAM will I need then? Thank you for your help
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Snapping one orientation to another?

I want to be able to move a face, edge or vertex along an orientation and snap it to the intersecting point of another orientation. Is this possible in blender currently?
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My imported STL file has WAY too many tri's in it to edit effectively. How can I reduce it and keep the detail?

I am using Blender 2.79. I've imported a very detailed model originally made in Z-Brush and from there exported to an stl file, (I do not have the original Z-brush file to convert). I imported that ...
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How to model this 3d characters? [closed]

so i'm new to blender 3d modelling and I wish to model something funny, a character that is funny. I found a picture online which is like this and I wish to know how did they change a picture from ...
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Issue when extruding inset windows on low poly cars

I am following the Imphenzia make 10 cars in 10min tutorial. At https://youtu.be/YALV3HqfdLY?t=600 he insets then extrudes inwards the windows of all 10 cars at the same time. When I extrude the ...
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Insert Face equally from all sides [duplicate]

I've been seaching for the past few hours and cant find an aswer that still works in blender (all the answers I can find on SE seems to be weofully outdated?) How do I insert a new face with equal ...
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Parts of Mesh are missing when importing .blend object to unity

I've made a 3d object and tried importing it into unity for use. It seems just fine in blender but after import this happens: This is what it looks like in blender Does anyone know how to fix this? ...
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Procedural eyeball and armature

I created an eyeball with procedural textures by following a CGCookie tutorial and got a decent result, but as it turns out it is unusable with armatures because the texture coordinates are set to ...
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How to fix obvious connection line between meshes?

I'm experiencing very strange lines on my model. How can I fix this? First, I take the head object from another model when I combine it appears strange lines do not blend with the face model. Here's ...
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All the objects are visible through others [closed]

I added eyebrows on his head but its also visible from through his head.
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How to take away the wrinkles on the tentacles?

so I have just started on blender 3D modelling and have a question regarding it. Now, I'm planning to create a 3D Octopus, and I'm stuck at the tentacle's suckers. After I shade smooth the tentacles, ...
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High Poly to Low poly normal bake looks weird

I baked a normal map using cycles from my High Poly Mesh to my Low Poly Mesh. I have no idea what could've caused this as I don't have much experience and nothing on the internet has similar results ...
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Rigid Body stops at the upper surface of a hollow cube

I am very new to blender and so forgive me if the question sounds vague. I am trying to create a scenario where I have a hollow bin with cloth on its edges and drop some objects into it (In Blender 2....
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Split concave into separate convex meshes?

I know Mesh > Cleanup > Split Concave Faces splits the mesh itself into convex shapes, but I want to split it into separate objects so I can import it into ...
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how to make this shape? [closed]

how to get the shape on the right, using only array and curve modifiers on the small rectangle. blend file
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How to place a bone on top of a face with same direction?

How do i place a bone on top of a face like on the picture?
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Why does vert count Increase when joining different objects into one?

I have multiple objects, and I decide to combine them so that I can animate it in one Armature, but when I export it to FBX it drastically increased in vert count, I go back in the other save before I ...
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How to wrap cylindrical object around 2 posts

Currently working on a chair and can't get the back rest right. It's essentially a cloth draped around the wood legs that extend all the way up into posts. Anyway, I tried taking a cylinder, extruding ...
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Problem with unwanted sharp edges using edge crease and subsurf

I made a object that uses subsurf modifier and i want a sharp edge (like part of image that marked) And i made sharp edges using edge crease. But, unfortunately an unwanted sharp edges appear like ...
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Why is moving a vertex messing up my mesh?

I am doing a lesson from the Blender Guru (Making a donut). When I move a part of the icing, my mesh gets totally messed up. The icing had a bit of sculpting. I made it a bit thicker. Would it be ...
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Add Meshes like in 3ds Max

How can I create objects like in 3ds Max? Like creating a cube, the first click and drag defining the start of the cube, the release of the drag giving the size of the base and the third click giving ...
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How do you use blender [closed]

Like i have no idea what to do. However i won a comp where i made a magnificent monkey face. The judges got blown away by its hideousness. i just won a thousand bucks.
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Create vertex on a desired part of an edge

Ctrl + R creates vertex exactly between two vertices of an edge but I want it in the place where I click, that is any part of an edge where I click. I wanted to know if there is any such feature ...
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How to switch object in sculpt mode?

I've search it in the internet. Some of the answer said you can use alt + left mouse to do so. But mine dosen't work... I wonder whether is beacuse I changed my hotkey to left select and some action ...
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Adjust local space scale to fit object size

I have an I-carrier that I want to have in a certain dimension. I thought about scaling the thing in object mode and then applying the scale. However when I do that, the size of the object in the x-...
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How to add material and texture to a model?

How to add material and texture to a model and how to see it on the model? UV map and texture exists, I imported a ready model. The model has 2 vertex groups and there are 2 separate textures for them....
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How to make a hair look normal or not blocky

So...hello, i'm new in both blender (started using blender 2 weeks ago) and this forum, and currently i'm trying to edit/posing a 3D model from any game I've succeeded in a few renders, but now i want ...
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Creating a subdivided plane using projected threads

How can I create a subdivided plane using projected threads. (Part 02 of Converting bottle threads from diagram to 3D model) I'm trying to model the threads of a polar springs 500ml bottle in Blender ...
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Converting bottle threads from diagram to a 3D model

Goal: I'm trying to model the threads of a polar springs 500ml bottle in Blender 2.8x so I can 3D print an adapter for it. Issue: I'm having issues converting what Blender 2.8x calls Screw and what ...
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Creating a parallel ellipse border? [duplicate]

Simply put, I've created an ellipse from rescaling a cylinder primitive to make a basic shield. Next, I used the inset to create an inset (obviously) and finally I extruded said inset on the z axis to ...
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bridge edge loops making a weird angle between two cylinder

Tried bridging two cylinders with bridge edge loops and with addon loop tools: bridge both ways still makes this weird shape?
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Blender 2.8 exports fbx with flipped normals

export model from blender 2.8 to UE4-> normals are flipped in ue4. Gotta actually flip the normals in blender for it to come right in ue4. this never happened before. I use the daily 2.8 build (25.3 ...
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Sculpting in 2.83 doesn't sculpt every verticies

https://i.imgur.com/TeSWnbT.gifv This is virtually my issue. Every time I want to sculpt something, its not pulling every verticies it needs to pull when scultping. Sometimes, not always, but pretty ...
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How to deform the outer part of a torus along one axis?

Thanks so much to those who answered my original question, but I don't think I was clear enough about what I was needing. So here's a (hopefully) clearer explanation: So here's a standard (high res) ...
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Why does vertex merging cause non manifold geometry?

I am having issues with some non-manifold geometry.. I understand there are a few types or a few sources of non-manifold geometry, but I can't find the exact issue with my model.. I noticed most of it,...
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How to snap Origin to selection instead of closest element?

I've been trying to get Blender's pivot to work more like Maya's with snapping. What I'd like to do is snap the pivot point of my selected object to a vertex of a target as shown below: However, when ...
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Object Mesh is Disappearing in Edit Mode but is not Hidden

I think I accidentally turned on a setting but I don't know how or which one. The mesh of my object disappears in edit mode and it is not hidden. In solid mode, my object looks like this: But when I ...
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Is it possible to copy this bevel over to another edge?

Okay, so I made this beveled detail here and I can't CTRL+Z to undo it. I have yet to save the file at all, can this bevel be copied over to the other corners somehow? or would it be better to revert ...
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Helicopter Modelling with Cockpit Above the Body [closed]

I'm trying to make a helicopter in this shape. I've been looking at various helicopter tutorials but they have a different shape to this. Does anyone have a method I could use to make this specific ...
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Project vertices on edges

After intersecting (knife) two surfaces that didn't exactly match, I'm left with a vertical wall where the cut was made (circled in red). What can I do to "remove" the wall? Concretely, I ...
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I cannot weight paint my character mesh; the mesh just appears with a yellow grid on it

I'm brand new to Blender, and am sure I am just making a simple mistake, but this is what I see when I switch to the weight paint tab. I don't get the multicolored surface which I can add to / ...

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