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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why i cannot make hole on the mesh?

why i cannot make hole on the mesh?. I have check both mesh rotation scale, Face pointing outside. No double verts seen. I want to make a cylinder hole but it creates a square hole. Any suggestion or ...
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Modeling vs photogrammetry for 3d printing a mechanical part?

I want to automate my blinders with a motor. Image added for the motions required. I somehow need to make the "horn" that attaches the motor to the handle. Have been thinking of a few ...
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Export Model after sewing

after we sewing a model then I want to export the model, is the model exported before sewing (means still naked without the clothes attached) or after sewing (means the clothes is already attached to ...
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how do you make the top of a cylinder round and the bottom a hexagon [duplicate]

i was trying to make the glass shown in the picture but i dont know how to make the top of a cylinder round and the bottom a hexagon, can someone provide me a solution?
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How do I animate a cabinet with two doors that swing open and closed

I am learning Blender in order to animate BluePrints in UE 4. My first attempt is a cabinet that has two doors that open outward (think side by side refrigerator or two door cabinet). My model has 3 ...
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Why Shift R doesn't work properly? [closed]

When I am trying to use Shift + R (repeat action) after rotation, it works in the wrong direction. Why is this happening?
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How to procedurally model a non-uniform twist - a gradually screwed shape?

I am trying to achieve a non linear (gradually) screw procedurally, by this I mean the distance between each turn of the screw get smaller and smaller, this result should be obtain with modifier in a ...
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Hard surface modeling - How to model engraved lines?

I'm trying to model a sci-fi helmet, in particular those hollow lines that I marked in red color: So far I have tried: Boolean difference using super thin cubes Modeling each part separately Both ...
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Missing Parts When moving from Blender to 3D Print

Since all the good answers up here taught me a lot along my way into modelling, I'm coming back to you with a question: I've been modelling a ring in blender and would like to print it with my Photon. ...
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Can i choose the degrees of bevel tool? [closed]

I'm trying to create a stair with the bevel tool, but i need to change the degrees of the bevel cut. It's possible? If yes, how can i do it?
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How to model this seat with curved edges/corners

I would like model this seat. I'm using version 2.91 at the moment. I have not found a way to smoothen the blunt edges. Currently this is the state of the seat: Note that the edges are rounded in ...
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Extrusion gone wrong?

I'm practicing following the classic donut exercise by BlenderGuru and tried to add some drops to my donut, but as soon as I did it this happens: I'm doing it in Edit mode, but the extrusion is ...
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How do I twist this shape in a way that is 3D printable?

I am trying to design this succulent pot that I will be 3D printing. I want to give it this twisted look. I started with a cube and made some loop cuts. From there in order to rotate without ...
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Blender - How to taper a bevel?

I am trying to mimic the design of this piece but I am stuck at creating the corners of the model. How would I bevel an edge in such a way so that the bevel tapers in like shown in the picture? How ...
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How much file size do 8 Animation (each about 10 sec long) need for an FBX export? [closed]

I want to ask you if you have any experience / recommendation about Polycount, Texture size and Animation when the FBX file size should be maximum 3,5MB? I have a 3D Charakter and I want to create 8 ...
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How to modify an existing 3D model according to a 3D point cloud?

I have a 3D point cloud for the fingerprint, and I have a 3D model of the finger. I want to modify the finger model points according to the fingerprint point cloud(It's like mapping fingerprint points ...
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How to Flatten a vertex path (a list of connected edges) into a straight line while keeping distances?

I'm trying to develop some custom close-body clothing for my characters. For that purpose I tried to "flatten" some half circle (meshes) into straight lines that can be easily extruded then ...
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How to keep clean geometry, when beveling boolean cutouts

I want to model this gun: So I started to cut out the rough shapes from a cube (using the boolean modifier) Then I tried to clean up the geometry to be able to round the edges of the handguard. But ...
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Blender - Subsurface Modifier causing extreme pinching in L-shaped corner

I am working on creating an ISO enter keycap in Blender. Everything was going fine, until at the end where I applied a Subsurface modifier. Once I put the modifier on the mesh, it causes extreme ...
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Is there a way to delete duplicate pieces that seem to be grouped or something?

I have a full model that I imported from Rhino3D and used blender to wrap. Everything is almost done but there are two surfaces that seem like duplicates and when I try to select and delete them, it ...
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When I try shading by an object the pixels are shimmering

Don´t know how to solve the problem. When I do "Z" for shading and the selection on the top the pixels of the object beginn to shimmer.
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Object changes when I hit “Enter” when scaling

So I have this object: i'd like to "flatten" all the highlighted faces, so they are all uniform with regards to their orientation and z height. So I've highlighted them, hit "s" ...
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Need info on making eyelashes using Blender 2.9

All the tutorials I have seen online are for 2.8 and earlier so I'm stuck. Need to know how to select faces on rim of the eyelids so that I can attach curves to to create the eyelashes. I saved my ...
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Better way to “deburr” an object

I have an object like so with pointy spikes: And there's a lot of them all over the object. Also I have no control over how they were created/the object modelling. I'd like to get rid of them all ...
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Cut broccoli reconstruction

I would like to recreate the object in the pictures (don't ask) attached below in Blender and haven't found a satisfactory method yet. How would you guys go about this? Do you have any spontaneous ...
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How to join 3 planes into one, for a floor that isnt square

I am making a room that has a weird floor. I split it into 3 sections when making the floor, but now when I try to combine the three planes with ⌃ Ctrl + J to combine grand, but one still has a line ...
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Objects messed up when I re-open the file

I'm not an expert in Blender (and sorry for my english), so I'm really having troubles with an issue I'll describe here: I've modeled a body with every part as a different object. I want to sculpt it ...
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Sinister particles rendering experience, Ubuntu 20.10

I don't know for sure if this happens too with blender 2.80 (My last experience), but I'm facing bad rendering problems on my laptop with my on-board card, Blender 2.92 - Intel HD Graphics. And that ...
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Making a polycube

I'd like to make a polycube. That is, I want to create an object which is composed of cubes which share faces. For example: I first tried simply taking cubes and sticking them close together, the the ...
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How to make mayonnaise hang down in blender 2.92

I am creating a 3d birger in blender 2.92 using cycles renderer. I want the mayonnaise in the burger to hang down like real life but I don't know how. Should I try to model or sculpt it? Please help. ...
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Confused about an object's dimensions

Hi. I'm having such a hard time trying to fathom the dimensions of this object I just imported: x 54.6m y 169m z 79.8m It would seem to me that the height(z-axis) would be 3-5 times greater than the ...
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How to move an element symmetrically in edit mode

I want to ask how to move an element symmetrically in edit mode. Like this pic, I want this object be wider in both sides, all I know is to do grabbing for both sides relatively, but this is not smart ...
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Is there a way to invert a wireframe?

Im curious if there is anyway to invert a wireframe so that it makes cuts in the mesh rather than form a wire, if anyone has a solution that would help in the scenario without using the wireframe ...
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New to blender trying to figure out how to make a text have a cylindrical side shape

Hello I am trying to add a cylindrical side shape to a 3d text. I am trying to remove all of the parts outside of the cylinder as shown in this picture.
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Vertices not showing in vert select mode, and I cannot manipulate or transform anything

So, I'm in vert select mode, and I cannot select anything except for pressing A, which selects everything. Also when I'm in vert select mode, the edges are bolded like if I was in edge select mode. ...
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The intersection part of a plane

I have a cube sliced by a plane: I would like to get the part of the plane inside the cube. So I figured a boolean modifier would the trick. Whether I apply it to the cube or plane or chose union, ...
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How to use transform orientation in several scenes?

I've created a custom transform orientation based on object Z in scene A. I also created a scene B where where I also need this orientation but object Z has no instance. I know, that I can link object ...
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What are these things?

Can someone tell me what these weird red textures are that's just floating above my object? I can't select them and they are not in my collect list.
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How to split a Box or a Mesh with a Plane and keep both sides?

I understand there are a couple of options we can do in Blender in term of slicing a mesh (in my case I want to slice a box) : Bisect Tool Knife Tool (this one is too artistic for my purpose, hard to ...
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Deformed geometry on render

I'm new to Blender and I've been following the "How to Make Interiors in Blender (Tutorial)" by Blender Guru and everything was alright up until some point (which I didn't realize in time) ...
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How can I apply these textures to my model?

I bought a model (terrain model) that comes with these textures, but I don't know how to configure the nodes to apply the textures to the model (especially the mask texture).
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How to UV Correctly?

I cannot find any useful tutorials somehow. My model has awful UVs and I want to know how to fix them. What is the workflow to fix this type of thing or a useful tutorial for it. I do not know much ...
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How to bend a sci-fi corridor BUT maintain the straight panels?

Howdie, guys and gals! Okay so I've been using 3DS Max for about 19 years now but I moved over to blender about a month ago. I've settled into it rather well and can use it with great speed now so it'...
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How to Model Smooth Models for Games with Low Poly

I want to model for games.I'm using Unreal Engine for developing a game.And I have a few questions about modelling smooth looking models with low poly: How many triangles supposed to be in a basic ...
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Black Stains on sword model [duplicate]

Hi so my problem is that on the hande as you can see are visible black stains, ive checked normals and cleanup>merge by distance and yet nothing
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Is there a tool, addon or modifier that creates a 3D model from Grease Pencil just like Smoothie-3D / Paint 3D / Monster Mash?

I want to find some way to imitate this technique. (draw a curve that becomes a model with a few clicks) The same can be done with Paint 3D as seen here and Monster Mash as seen here. The most I can ...
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Object is distorted & transparent after joining w/another object

I'm fairly still new to Blender & currently in the learning process. I just cannot figure out how to join these two infuriatingly disobedient objects correctly. Ultimately I would like to export ...
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How to model this part ? absolute no clue

Any tips ? absolute no idea how to do it (rounded) Greetings
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How can you make a hole in a wall with archimesh?

I am wondering what the best way to model the entire interior of a home would be. Here is a floorplan of what I am trying to model in Blender. Areas Highlighted in yellow have a carpet texture and ...
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URGENT: I 'm a newbie, have to submit a project urgently. I need to know how to adjust the gap between the upper and lower jaw? [closed]

Basically, I've to create a pose-library.. And for that need to adjust the gap between jaws and reposition the tongue..[Need to shift the jaw's position

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