Questions tagged [modifiers]

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

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Attaching objects to the surface of another object before modifying

I'm modelling a creature that has a row of spines down its back. The creature's body and spines have been made as separate parts, and I've modelled the creature in a neutral pose with its spine and ...
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Is there a way to array an object along multiple curves without having to duplicate the object for each curve

I am currently using array and curve modifiers to array a vertex along a curve and then instancing an object to that vertex in order to avoid the object getting warped or rotated while following the ...
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How can I model this Body in Blender?

Hello Blender Community, I am new to Blender. In the past, I only used CAD Programs (Inventor, Fusion 360). Because of the Rendering and Animation, I try to recreate my models in Blender. One of my ...
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Extruding along an area

I'd like to extrude a profile along the edge of an area. Furthermore, this profile should always stay in contact with the edges adjacent area. Imagine a ribbon that twists. The resulting area(s) are ...
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Single Transformation Modifier?

Is there a way to use modifiers in Blender to do things like apply translations, rotations and/or scaling without actually applying it? The use case here is that I have objects built up over several ...
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Trouble with difference Boolean

So im having an issue with boolean. I have a screenshot here and ive searched everywhere i could but i really cannot even explain it properly enough to find a solution. If yall need more information i ...
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Blender 2.8 Multiple object follow path animation

Hello i tried to make an animation where a multiple object array with equal spacing offset completing a loop. Something like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlzcxUanU3o but in blender 2.8 most ...
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Bake Texture from procedural Shader to multiple Objects from Array

Here's my problem (2nd attempt at explaining it btw :D) I got a wooden panel thingy. I selected two array modifiers (x and y axis). Those are not applied yet. I did build a shader (see below), and ...
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Playing a modifier animation in BGE

I am creating a game in blender. The start of the game is going to show a sphere being "generated" using the build modifier, but when I try to use the game logic to play the animation during the ...
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How to merge (boolean) two objects that share faces/edges

I'm working on some modeling for a jewelry box and I'm doing most of the modeling with primitives. I frequently end up doing something like the following: I want a bar with a bulb in the middle. So I ...
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Duplicating object aligned with and on faces

I'm trying to duplicate the cube in the image on the center of the faces of the torus facing inwards. I've tried a few things with curve deforms and array modifiers but couldn't get anything to work. ...
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How to creat those round edges?

I found this "Ghost" image online, and I tried recreating it in Blender. I started with a Cube then applied a Subdivision to get the head, but my problem was creating the tail. How to get that ...
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How to unhide hidden objects?

so I hid some masked object with Hide (box) shortcut H, and now I want to unhide hidden objects so I can work with them again. Can't seem to find how.
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How to duplicate an object along an edge without warping or rotating it

I am trying to find a way to duplicate an object along an edge but the 3 different methods I can find either rotate the object; warp the object or give limited control. Here are images and ...
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Remesh a selected surface

Is there any modifier that allows me to remesh let's say a one selected surface (triangulation)? I'm working on complex boolean objects. The problem when I apply boolean operations the mesh gets nasty ...
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Particle Emitter - Emit Hair from Skin Modifier Faces

I'm modelling a Hibiscus flower, a reference can be seen below. The issue is that I'm trying to use a particle emitter to emit the anthers from the filament (nontechnical terms: the yellow stuff in ...
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Objects are disappearing during a boolean subtraction

Because of a lack of features, or ignorance on my part, and/or even my inability to google real good, I find myself at a point where I'm trying to "cut" cylinder ends at 45 degree angles and then snap ...
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UV Mapping - Boolean through a plane

Could anybody tell me why I'm getting this weird issue when I punch a hole through a plane with a boolean? I know it's something to do with tris but it causes issue when applying a material over the ...
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Problem applying rigid body physics to chain links generated with array modifier

So I want to build a quick chain with 50 links. However, when I create one link, duplicate it 50 times and then apply a modifier. The rigid body physics go super buggy. It seems that I can only get ...
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Blender 2.80 fix normals after boolean

Hello, I am looking for help in solving my problem, I used Boolean for my tire, the result is visible in the picture, I have been doing the tire 5 times and I have the same effect all the time, please ...
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Subsurface Modifier Principle

Just a swift question I have. When doing a hard surface modelling, is the Subsurface modifier off limits, and its more recommended to use Bevel modifier? becuase Subsurface modifier is for smoother ...
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Intersecting a plane with another plane, creating a cut (Boolean/knife project doesn't work)

I'm working on this project where I want to connect a floor to a wall. My understanding of Blender is still pretty basic so my workflow has a lot of hiccups. What I'm trying to create is a canal with ...
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Is there a way to turn off edit mode previews on duplicate linked?

I’m working on a model with a bunch of modifiers nested in the duplicate linked copy. However, when I’m working on the initial Model I can see when I enter edit mode in the duplicate linked and I do ...
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Mesh duplicated when applied modifiers, but only under certain conditions?

So I went to apply a mirror, subdivision, and solidify modifier (in that order), went into edit mode, and lo, my mesh duplicated itself. I figured there was an issue with one of the three modifiers, ...
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Animated difference boolean with displacement texture - Empty mesh error 2.8

I am new to Blender,and I got a problem with animating boolean object with displacement texture. In some frames it works, it cut the inside of the object and in some frames object is empty. No matter ...
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How convert particle system to mesh blender 2.8

I tried convert my particle system to mesh but I don't have any convert button under modefier setup. What did I do wrong?
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Boolean modifier issues trough extruded areas

I have extruded some areas of an existing stl model but when I try to cut through the extruded regions with the Boolean modifier, it will not cut through the extruded areas. I also have an issue with ...
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My animation looks good in rendered view but looks awful when rendered! [closed]

My animation is very simple with very few things going on. I was messing around with particles and when I finished I decided to do a render and none of my materials, modifiers, or particles are ...
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Modelling Advice Using Boolean

I spotted a tutorial on YT, modelling a keyboard Synthesizer. The Instructor (which actually says in the beginning is a novice blender user)is constantly using Boolean Operation to cut into the main ...
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Geometry Corner Mesh

I'm practising with a mesh object typical cube. Added a whole bunch of cuts in the mesh. I believed the mesh is clean with no problems, until I added the subdivision surface, and down the corner of ...
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How to use the array modifier multiple times in an optimised way?

I've been doing some visualisation exercises and I had this question. I want to recreate . I planned to do this by creating a 1x1 cube and then cloning it using the array modifier, but I am not ...
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how to morphs a character into another with the shrinkwrap modifier

Let's say that I want to transform the shape of the character on the left with the shape of the character on the right (they are a single object). The two characters have no shapekeys,but they have ...
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How to animate cutting of a curve?

I have an array of molecules along a curve which makes the DNA model. How can I show the cutting of the DNA like what is shown below. I want to show the DNA get cuts and moves apart like this.
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Expand vertex group by texture aplha

I would like to ask how to expand or erode vertex group which is setting by alpha of texture. If there are non-destructive system it will be best. Thank you very much.
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Armature Uneven deforming with Modifiers?

I've had a very vexing issue for some time now and I can't seem to find a fix. I have an armature set up with a mesh (mostly done) but some parts of the mesh deform entirely out of sync, and this ...
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Unable to edit individual objects made by the Array modifier

I created an object and multiplied it with an Array Modifier, but the problem is: X - original object X X1 X2 X3 X4 X5 ... Xn - final object (array size = n) I'm only able to edit X, and if I do, ...
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Modifier is disabled skipping apply messsage

I am very new to Blender, so I apologize if this seems trivial. Trying to apply a Boolean union transformation to two selected objects and I get this message. I've done other Boolean without a problem,...
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Problems with rigid body after duplication in circle

I am trying to put some domino-like tiles in a circle. Tried to do that according to two different methods: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLi-gnq9DLs and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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How to animate a curve/circle for a tank

I recently created a model of an M4A3 Sherman tank along with the tracks. I made the tracks first with a single plate and then used an array and had it follow a curve circle. This works well for a ...
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Boolean difference leaves open gap

I am trying to make a surgical cutting guide (blue) for a jaw bone (white). The top part has to fit on the teeth, the lower part on the side of the jaw bone. However, when I use the Boolean ...
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Follow up on Error: modifier cannot be applied on multi-user data

Follow up on this Error: modifier cannot be applied on multi-user data Thanks, the first part is working for me, however I wanted to preserve the shape keys - to import them to . So I am trying to do ...
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How to avoid pinching on concave shapes with the bevel modifier and subsurf?

How can I setup the Bevel modifier to only work on 30 degrees angle and avoid pinching at the same time on convex shapes? I want to avoid pinching generated on concave shapes to replace the manual ...
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Error: modifier cannot be applied on multi-user data

I couldn't apply a Boolean Modifier to duplicate linked object and object array. I got this message in both case: modifier cannot be applied on multi-user data Why couldn't I apply the Boolean ...
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Missing faces after adding Boolean modifier

I have a problem applying boolean after screw modifier. Somehow boolean doesn`t work properly and some faces are missing along the cut. Img. Missing faces I`ve already checked mesh for duplicate ...
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Why is my uvmap created using uvproject modifier scaled up?

I am trying to use uvproject modifier to copy uvmap to arrayed object from other object. For whatever reason the resulting uvmap is scaled up, like this: https://i.imgur.com/t0t0E1N.png Why doesn't it ...
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Why doesn't the boolean modifier work for me?

I want to use the top half of the circle to make a cut but whenever I apply the boolean modifier, the circle just stays there and becomes attached to my other object. I've managed to make the cut in ...
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How to use the array function

Apologies if this has been asked before but I cannot find anything that answers my question. I'm trying to use an array with an empty offset by 2 degrees. The idea is to create multiple planes rotated ...
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BoxCutter, Hard Ops: Shading Problem

I used BoxCutter and mirroring with Hard Ops(Alt+X). Now I have a shading problem in the split section. Look at the top-left and right corners here:-
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Some walls messed up when I solidified the walls

I made a house but right here in the corner and other places to, It messes up when solidify it. Does anyone know why?
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How to cut holes in an object using another object?

I'm trying to model a M16 but I have a problem with cutting the holes on top of the handguard of the weapon. As you can see in the picture above, I have tried to cut holes into the handguard (The ...

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