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 can I stretch portion of a model along a plane/axis?

Please see image here for what I'd like to do: I want to add stretch a portion of the part by 1mm-2mm right at the location of the plane in the image, along the Y (green) axis. This will increase ...
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Can I remesh an object including all modifiers?

I appied different modifiers to a text (curve + subdivision). The text is curved now but I want to shift and rotate some of the letters a little bit. This is not possible at the moment because the ...
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Circle with straight lines

I'm attempting to make a circle with straight lines (in the picture) - I need it to remain whole. Any advice on how to go about this? The bisector tool kept saying 'error: selected edges/faces ...
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I need to make a 12 sided soccer ball

All tutorials I find are for 20 sided balls, based on an Ico spehere. Is there an easy solution to get a 12 sided ball? Thank you!
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When i export files from blender there are some unknown shapes blocking my models

I'm a new Blender user, I use Daz to Blender bridge to pose Daz model in Blender, then I export its .obj to clip studio paint, but when I import it to clip studio paint, there are some unknown shapes ...
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Can I remove wrong verticals?

I imported my SVG file and solidified it, but some wrong faces were created. I tried to get rid of them in edit mode, but I couldn't do that. How can I do this?
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how do i make a certain part of my mesh to have cloth physics [duplicate]

i have a problem with my mesh, i do not know how to turn a part of it into a cloak, its all one mesh, i want the head to stay the way it is, i also want it so i can move the head and the cloak will ...
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Order a simple Blender program [closed]

I need a simple Blender program that will compose a basic electronics circuit. The program should include the following: a bulb connected to a resistor connected to a switch connected to a power ...
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Hook modifier falloff not working [closed]

In Blender's hook modifier, it looks like the falloff, which should behave like proportional edit in edit mode isn't working. None of the tutorials I have found online show how to make proportional ...
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Snap Tool isn't working at all in Blender 2.9

I've tried every single option in the Snap Tool panel, I've read the answers to the people asking the same question but nothing fixed it. It just doesn't react to anything. The only thing that would ...
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How do I split up geometry without any gaps?

I'm trying to better organize my scene and I'd like to split up my geometry into some parts. However, there always remains a gap in between the parts and I don't get why. Of course, I can easily join ...
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My objects/planes aren't selectable anymore

Firstly i apologize if this has been answered over and over again, but i've recently gotten into blender in the past week so i'm still new to everything, but when i opened my blender file that i've ...
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Rotating particles in two different axis

I'm having some trouble randomizing these particles on top of my cylinder. My goal is to randomize the orientation of my particles with respect to the object's y-axis, which makes the particles stand ...
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Generate 3D Profile of Space Occupied by Moving Closed Objects

The image below illustrates a model of six rigid links connected by six revolute joints. I've written a Python script to make the mechanism articulate around its joints and move relative to its fixed ...
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Where can I find someone to model something simple I need? (Mini soccer ball with only 10 sides) [closed]

I need a model of a small soccer ball with 12 sides. Can somebody model it for me here? If not, do you know a site with people that can model it? There are some models for free, but only regular balls ...
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Why is my object rotating oddly? [closed]

https://youtu.be/ISEo-8k-6gg I'm trying to animate a treasure chest, so I moved the origin to an edge, and now I cant rotate it properly. I know you can do this, but I don't know how I might've messed ...
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How to apply shape keys?

I used shape keys to create a middle shape between other two. Can I now remove shape keys and 'apply' them as a modifier to the resulting mesh?
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How would I merge these 3 pipes with this corner?

These are my 3 pipes I want to merge them together and have this look at its corner How would I achieve this? thanks in advance.
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Candle stand modeling question

How to model this stand? I've tried to use curve, but it doesn't look right.
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Having trouble with cloth physics

So, I've followed a couple of tutorials about cloths, and I wanted to make a kind of rolled around cloak. Thing is, it passes through most of the mesh besides that hole I made for the head. I don't ...
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How to merge intersection of an object with itself?

While trying to create this simple pattern,I encounter a problem and don't know how to solve it. I want to use it to create a phone case and need to do Boolean operation on it. but because i created ...
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Rotate a group of 6 objects to align 3 points (each on a different object) on a plane

I have 6 rectangular blocks that I want to rotate as a group so the bottom 3 vertices (each are on a different block) end up on the same plane; in this case the global X-Y plane. How can I do this? ...
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How do I Alt+Left Mouse on a MacBook Air?

I have a mouse but I do not have alt on my mac. On Blender
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How to make a smooth object look less 'lumpy'

I'm editing an object. Here's how it looks when editing: and here's how it looks when rendered, with a subdivision surface modifier: That outer surface just doesn't look as smooth as I'd like. You ...
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Mesh doesen't convert to quads?

So I have a mesh which I tried to beautify, and convert to Quads (Alt + J), but nothing works. Is it because the mesh was joined together before-hand? I don't get it.
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Delete the upper surface of a cylinder with the api

I want to delete the upper surface of a cylinder with the python api. I tried this code: ...
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Error when trying to mirror vertex group, to get symmetrical weight paint

This is my first character model. My mesh has had its limbs and centers weight painted (one leg, one arm, its head, its body) The mesh is symmetrical on the x axis, and im trying to mirror the weight ...
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How do I model the express key of a wacom tablet?

I'm trying to recreate my wacom tablet in blender and I'm trying to model one of the express keys so that's flat against the actual tablet surface. It's basically just a button shape: Q: How do I ...
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Fluid won't go through a hollow-moving-effector, they just move aside

Obligatory kinda new to blender, have just been following some little tutorials here and there. Background about my project : I'm trying to make an archimedes screw. Basically it is made of a long ...
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How can I add a cube?

I am trying to add cubes to my scene. I'm sure there are lots of ways to get a cube into the scene (but for the purposes of this question, I have no idea what they are) - Are there any ways to add a ...
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Loop cut is flawed

I was practicing modeling in blender. Is there a way to just place a loop cut instead of sliding it all the way from the center of an object, where the arrow is? I am from maya. In maya, loop cut is ...
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Undo is not working 2.8!

I was just 3d modeling as usual and I enabled the Archipack blender addon. Everything was fine until I tried to undo something and it didn't work. I went to a new project and the same thing happened. ...
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How to model the curly cable part of the phone

Hello. I am a beginner in Blender. I started modeling this phone and when I got to the curly cable part it was a real challenge. Could someone guide me on this.
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Unparent Bone and current bone keep transform

How do I unparent bone from its parent bone but keep unparanted bone and its child bones transform and rotation? If I unparent bone, unparanted bone and its children change their position and ...
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Is it possible to create a Blender animation with electronics components?

I'm new to Blender. I wish to create electronics circuits like connecting a resistor to a bulb with a switch and make it work as if when the switch is On the light is On and if the switch is Off the ...
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Mesh wont stop glitching! [closed]

All meshes in Blender in the view port and in the render is extremely glitchy the more geometry the more glitchy I've tried everything even backing up and wiping my computer the only version of ...
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Best way to use the Curve Modifier on an Arch around a cylinder [closed]

I have been struggling with this over the past week and thought it best to seek the advice of those with more knowledge of blender than me. I am working on a model to 3D print and wanted to give it an ...
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Why does the simple deform modifier not bend when created or strechted on the Y axis?

When I create a simple cube and stretch (or create other cubes as one object) along the x or Z coordinate it and then add lots of loops cuts it seems to bend just fine. However, if I did all of this ...
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How can I stop materials from clipping?

I want to model a paper character in 3D. I started by importing the material of the character I want to create using an add-on called "Import images as planes". Then, I arranged the material ...
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Import fbx not working in blender

I exported a model from rhino as a .fbx file and tried opening it up on blender but its not popping up. I tried changing the units to see if that was the problem but it still does not work. I also ...
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Eagle animation deforming mesh

I did simple a animation, an eagle is flapping its wings, but the mesh deforming with the wings Youtube (Eagle Mesh deforming On Blender 3D there is a problem)
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on Inset faces tool, what edge rail do?

I don't think I follow Nothing is happening.
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How would you go about creating a facade like this? How do I make each element unique and texture them so it looks hyper-realistic in the end?

I want to create a wooden facade like this, with many elements, too many for each one to be created manually. I am wondering how to automate the "distortion" of the mesh when I array them, ...
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How to pull up the selected edge and scale to the center at the same time?

in this video, after putting 3 loop cuts and making them wider and then deleting their faces, he/she will select the topper edge of each part, and pull it up and scale towards center so that the edge ...
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Imported object thickness gap as effector

I imported an object .glb into blender. How to use it as an effector in fluid? It works partially only when "is planar" is selected but there is a gap between the fluid and the object. The ...
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How do i mirror loop cuts?

I want to mirror my loop cuts, not the whole object. Like when you tug an edge when edge modeling. I have tried but found no solution.
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Armor on model doing weird stretching

I was following the tutorial for making a basic rpg character and armor for that character (video for reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzau6SFcNOk&t=665s). As I was going through it, I ...
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Have problems with the Blender Eve character. Can only modifie one side of the character in sculpt mode

I have problems with the Rain Character. One half of the character won't react at all in Scuplt Mode and don't understand why. The Character is available for free here: https://cloud.blender.org/p/...
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Export of Georeferenced 3D .obj File

I am exporting a 3D model in .obj format.I want to georeference it. I require the export to be in the Global Coordinates System (UTM) The problem is that I am getting coordinates like:- v 0 0 -0 v 0 -...
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Is there any way or addon to facilitate the attachment/alignment of armor to a model?

I am trying to fit this armor into the model's arm, but I just can't get it too tightly firm around the arm, I know it fits, the armor piece and the model came in the same size, however, I just can't ...

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