Questions tagged [modifiers]

Modifiers are automatic operations that affect an object in a non-destructive way.

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How can i model Montressor Spaceport from Treasure Planet?

i've started a project about Treasure Planet, some ships are already done, but i don't know how i can model this thing, here is some references : https://youtu.be/MI1_3oqwsFk?list=PL4tadHw-...
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I have a problem duplicating a Mesh and again applying curve modifiers to the copy correctly?

I have a cube (A1) and a nurbs curve (N1) I use an array modifier and a curve modifier so that cube (A1) follows the curve (N1) and fills exactly. But I do not apply the modifiers. I then use SHIFT+D ...
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How to cut object with text mesh

I want to delete everything from the patterned object lying outside of the text Thank you.
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Why the 'Simple Deform' modifier bending my object on the wrong axis?

I'm trying to bend this simple object, a cube and I was following a Youtube tutorial on how to do it and I performed each and every step and it doesn't seem to work for me. I don't seem to understand ...
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Having smooth shape and edge (without loosing the circle shape) [duplicate]

I'm trying to model quarter cylinder shape intersecting with the cylinder and then by adding the bend and subdivision modifier I want in the end to have perfect shape (without loosing the circle shape)...
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Delete internals parts of mesh

I have a mesh which has internal parts. These parts can be loose, but can also be part of the mesh. I basically want to delete everything inside the "shell" of my mesh. Lets say this is my mesh: ...
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Joining multiple objects removing internal geometry

I am fairly new to using Blender and I am having trouble performing a particular operation and could use some guidance. I have been creating complex objects by joining multiple overlapping duplicates ...
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Copy Decimate to other selected objects in v2.79

I am writing a script to automate the decimation process for multiple objects at once and can't seem to pull it off. The decimation process occurs on one (active) object, but I'm unable to transfer it ...
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Cut object into two objects with a plane

is there a way to cut an object into two objects with a plane without duplicate that object and extruding the plane in both direction applying a boolean operation? My mesh is complicated because it ...
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How do I form planes into existing object?

So, I want to make a cave in Blender. I used a circle as a starting point, extruded it, used some subdivision, sculpting, yadda yadda, standard stuff. But I'm not happy with the way textures are ...
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Boolean Cut Flickering

I came across a tutorial on YouTube on how to make a disintegration effect and have tried to integrate it into my film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm4rDDRcbDQ. However, I've stumbled over a bit ...
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Unwanted distortion while in realtime render/working on smoke sim - eevee

So, I'm getting this really strange distortion when moving the viewport around while working on a smoke sim, with flow type set to fire. It only occurs when I move around in the viewport, it stops ...
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Shrink Wrap odd distortion

When using the shrink wrap modifier it seems to be squashing the mesh as it goes round the corner of the object I'm trying to fit it to. Is there any way to deform the mesh evenly without this '...
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Solidify Modifier and Rim Surface Normals

I’ve built a character surface and I’m using the Solidify Modifier to give that surface thickness and turn the surface into a shell for 3D printing. The shell must be divided into sections to be ...
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Why are there no new faces after a boolean operation?

As you can see above, there are no new faces after i used the boolean tool. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn´t work. Why doesn´t it work in this case? Thanks for your help!
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can not select and edit object

I am new in blender would you please help me . i attached two file please check.
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Randomize the UV of an object with an array modifier?

Can I randomize the UV of an object with an array modifier I'm try to make stairs using an array but with same uv texture, I don't like how it looks. [?
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edges sharp though edge split modifier not added

Hello Blender Community, I imported an OBJ mesh into Blender. When I set the shading to smooth some edges appear sharp and others don't, though I haven't added the edge split modifier. If I go into ...
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Keeping array objects straight when duplicated along a 3D twisted curve in Blender 2.8

i have defined a 3d NURBS curve and want many copies of an object to be laid on the the 3D curve, but without any deformation or rotation on the object. I've tried using a curve + array modifier on ...
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Boolean operation section cut pattern black

I want to use the boolean modifier to create an architectural perspective section this requires that the faces/surfaces touching the section plane/box to be colored in black (architects would relate ...
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Can't make circular array around an empty

I'm trying to make a circular array of objects around an empty, as most tutorials suggest however whenever I do this I get a load of weird random sized objects appearing. It looks like the dimensions ...
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Advice on making these machicolations

So for the longest time I've been trying some methods to create these friggin things but cant seem to find a solution that actually works. So basically, I've constructed this tower out of a cylinder ...
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Blender - solve this shading difference?

Ok, I currently have a shading difference due to some bad topology and overlapping faces: I don't want to change the topology if not necessary as I've already textured the mesh, but I need to know ...
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How to animate warping object?

I want to do a Sci-Fi effect where a sphere is warping and deforming in an animation, but I have no idea how to do it. Should I use the deform modifier? And if so, how do i animate the noise texture? ...
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How do I maintain uniform cross section of a DNA structure while bending it?

I am making a DNA finger ring and this is the basic structure below (I just added a few balls for now but once completed they will be at each junction): The issue I am facing is that the cross ...
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How to get rid of the mirroring effect in edit mode after applying the mirror modifier in Blender 2.8

I can't figure out how to get rid of the mirroring effect of the mirror modifier even after I have applied it. I am working in Blender 2.8 but still can't figure out how to get rid of this mirroring ...
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2.8 is missing the Carve option in the Boolean Modifier

Was there a specific place to post 2.8 observation? I would like to continue to use 2.8 but used the Carve option in 2.79 which is missing
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Why mirror not perfect align

Why flip mirror or mirror modifier not working perfect. I applied rotation and scale. With the mesh selected i duplicated with Alt+D and flip with 3d cursor at center Ctrl+M and X axis. I tried with ...
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Snowmobile path creation

I tried a lot of times and different ways to create my path. Its like a tank path.I didnt make it. Just tired to trying a lot of times because when i move my vehicle path deforms.Can someone help me ...
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Why doesn't my simple mesh wall “difference boolean cut” the door away?

I am new in Blender. I have basically done mesh walls, and I want to cut away doors. So I select each wall, take boolean "difference" and select the red rectable (that should represent a door).. But ...
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stl exportation issue

I use blender to make model that will be printed with a 3D printer. I'm having a lot of problems exporting models in .stl format. I'll show you: I started from a person's face 3D model. The image you ...
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How to apply Corrective Smooth as Shapekey?

Blender has a Corrective Smooth modifier, which is nice. I’m building a character for realtime, so I can’t use it directly. But I figured I’d take advantage of it by using it to create corrective ...
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why is the display modifier button in blender 2.8 purple?

anyone know why this button is now purple ? Just happened and I do not know from whence the maroon did come.
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Problems engraving text

beginner here. I am creating a part to be 3D printed. I am trying to engrave text on it so that it will appear in low relief, but the boolean operation does not seem to be working. The surface on ...
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Particles are not dropping down in blender 2.8 beta

I am creating a scene in blender 2.8 and I want raindrops in that scene but when I use a particle system to simulate raindrops, all drops are going in different directions rather than dropping down.
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Optimising a displaced plane

New to blender and I've run into a problem where I ideally need to subdivide a mesh futher (see attached), but any increase in subdivisons results in running out of memory(I have 16GB) despite render ...
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How to scale without deforming / extend shape

In my scene, I have prism like shape as seen in the figure below. From the front it looks like a trapezium and from the sides it looks like a parallellogram. Now, I want to extend the shape ...
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How can I increase the thickness of this object without breaking it?

I'm attempting prepare this object for 3D printing in VeroClear resin. The two halves of the icospheres have been solidified and have a default thickness of 10mil. The objects themselves are scaled to ...
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editing a object after solidify

How to edit my object after I use solidify modifier without getting two (doubble) marked vertex at the same time? I need to fix them separated, not together. Anyone? Im new in the Blenderworld so ...
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Does smooth and flat shading only effect view-port look or render too?

I need to know before I render project and I am not sure about this!
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Constrain Shrinkwrap along an Axis

I'm modelling the Golden Gate Bridge, and I'm trying to figure out the best way to model the suspension cables. I created the the curve using a Bezier curve converted to a mesh. I'm making the ...
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Scaling/Moving doesn't work properly

recently I decided to learn and use Blender as my 3D editor Well, all this things were working fine... until a few minutes I made a mirrored object, but, when I press the "S" scale button, doesn't ...
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Why is my Array modifier rotating my object at an offset angle?

I have created a button and i want to rotate the button in circular way. But the button shape should be same shape. I have added array and empty to rotate. I got this result. Or with the array i ...
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How to get rid of black triangles and artefacts?

for the past few days, I've been struggling against artifacts problems with a mesh. I used the boolean modifier on this following cube : After applying the "Difference Operation", here is the ...
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How to bind Mesh Deform modifier with Python?

I'm trying to bind a Mesh Deform modifier to an object, but when I do that via script it creates one, sets the object to deform with (here child). But when I call bind from the script I does not bind ...
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Array isn't following edges of curve

I converted my rectangle into a curve so that the array can follow the path, but as you can see in the picture it's trying to smooth the edges. I already applied scale, location and rotation for the ...
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How to specify number of cuts for subdivision modifier in python

I'm working on a custom panel in Blender. I can add a subdivision modifier with python like this: ...
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Subsurf modifier messing up geometry [duplicate]

I've been using Blender for less than a week, so please have mercy ;) I'm trying to model this simple weigh boat. I started with a plane and a circle, solidified the plane, added inset and edge ...
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Additional information on Ocean Modifier

I'm currently doing research on ocean waves at a University and using Blender Ocean Modifier to test a method developed for estimating parameters of the ocean from video. I'm using real video and the ...
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Mirror modifier active after applying

Blender Version 2.79b (2.79b 2018-03-22, Blender Foundation) Issue: As per the screenshot the mirror modifier still appears to be active (see the crease I added) even though it is no longer seen ...