Questions tagged [modifiers]

Modifiers are automatic operations that affect an object in a non-destructive way. Use this tag for questions pertaining to modifiers and their usage inside of Blender.

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How do I apply an array in the latest version of blender? [duplicate]

Im still very new to blender but I’m making an array of blocks and there’s no apply button to apply the array and make all the blocks individual objects. I watched videos and all of them have this ...
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Problem with Array following curve

I want to add this edge on shoe which should follow line. I made curve which should represent where it should go. I modeled that edge with stitches on it, but can't get it right. First it is rotated ...
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Get the Array Modifier Count when Fit length with Python

I want to output a list of all my objects in a collection and how much of each there are. But for this I need the number of how much the array modifier has added, but I dont see it when I use "...
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Cuts and intersections on a curved surface

I'm a fairly new Blender user and I'm trying to build this car as close in detail as I can and I've got most of the shape down, however I would like to start adding the panel gaps and vents. I tried ...
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Update Scene.statistics for verts, faces, tris count after modifiers

I've written a python batching function that runs though a list of OBJ files. It imports the OBJ, adds some modifiers, then saves. I want to know the statistics at the start and at the end. However, I ...
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Simple Deform "Bend" Option Wont Work

I'm trying to follow a CGGeek tutorial on making the earth. I can't follow along because right away the Bend modifier won't work. Things I've tried: Ctrl + A for rotation Changing the axis
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I just cannot get an object to bend along a curve properly

Using Blender 2.93.5 on MacOS 12.0.1 This is embarrassing. I just cannot seem to get an object to bend properly along a curve, with no deformations. I have followed various tutorials to no avail. I ...
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Split, extrude and mirror for low poly legs

I am trying to create low-poly style legs. I have enabled auto-mirror for the lower body and scaled the lower face to create the boundary of the part. Now i am not sure how to create the void/gap ...
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Fracture a plane with the voronoi pattern (cell fracture flat geometry issue)

I need to fracture a 2D plane on pieces (I need to keep 'em flat). When I apply cell fracture, the fractured pieces become solid (they are not flat anymore). How can I overcome the issue? I don't mind ...
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How to create 2D array of beads? Cascade modifiers?

I’m trying to make a curtain of beads, like this: Keeping it basic so far, just a series of red beads along a path. I’m following along with chain tutorials (which use an array and a curve modifier ...
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System is out of GPU and shared host memory

I am trying to render a displacement map in cycles. I want the output to be 5400x7200 pixels. While rendering at 100% I am always getting an 'Out of memory error. What is wrong with my model? I have ...
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Blender 3: boolean modifier works no more on object instance

I have a test case taken from another model: white_mesh is a digitized mesh, it works properly with booleans; white_mesh_scaled...
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Why is the displacement texture on one object changing when I change the image of a different texture form a different object

Alright, I have an object that I duplicated then I added a displacement modifier to both. Initially I connected the same image texture to both but later I decided that I want different textures on the ...
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Problem with Boolean modifier difference [duplicate]

So I was trying to use the Boolean modifier in order to cut out windows for a vehicle am working on, when I was satisfied with the shape and applied the modifier, immediately I started getting ...
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Blender 3.0 geometry nodes - how to edit vertex normals?

One of my favorite techniques in Blender is editing vertex normals to make stylized trees like in this article: link The technique works in a nutshell like this: create leaves texture and model in ...
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How can I change number of vertices in an already existing shape in Blender 2.9 [closed]

I'm trying to decrease the number of vertices in my mesh but I can't find how to do it. Any help would be appreciated!
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Trouble with array and curve modifiers for making a bandolier - Blender

First ever question, I'm also not amazing at blender and trying to learn. I want to make a bandolier for the sake of learning a more complex array modifier (and curves) but I am having trouble getting ...
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Boolean Modifier Render Anomaly

A bit stumped on a boolean modifier situation. I'm using Cycles and a Boolean Mod to remove a Text-to-Mesh "G" and "N" shaped section out of a solid "B" that I created ...
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Can I make a helix with 4 strands?

Ok... I've been tinkering with Blender for years but the interface always turned me off. Recently I have decided to make a go of actually learning to use Blender. I have 2.93 and recently I have ...
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Should I use the bool tool after I have already started sculpting?

I'm defiantly a noob to Blender and I am very cautious. I know that that one of the general work flows for creating a character consist of forming spheres to create a base mesh, then joining the ...
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How to import lattice modifier animation to unity?

I have made an animation in Blender using a lattice modifier: But when I export it to and .FBX to be able to use it in Unity, the animation from the lattice is gone. How could I solve this, to be ...
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I use the key " F3 " to " Bridge " the coffee cup and the handle , the modeling looks unnatural [duplicate]

I follow the lesson on YouTube " Part 2, Level 3: Complete Modelling - Blender Beginner Tutorial " , step by step , but when I use the key " F3 " to " Bridge " the ...
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Boolean Difference on an edited Duplicate of an object

In the attached I duplicated a torus and edited many of the faces out, essentially get windows onto the original Torus object. I've tried various things like adding a Solidify or Extruding the ...
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Get the "negative" of this object using Boolean Difference not working

Somehow the difference boolean is not working on this object in which I try to get the "mould" of the blue object, ie the blue object is the cutter. I have followed the guidlines based on ...
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extruding wall tiles

I was following Blender Guru's Abandoned House tutorial. At 2:45 of the video/ my project I had to shrink/fatten the house up because of some mesh problems as instructed in the video. I was doing that ...
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How can I cut these intersecting faces off?

Modelling a house to be used as an in-game asset. Created a clapboard wall using an array and solidify modifier and was left with with some intersecting faces At first I tried using a boolean ...
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How to remove sharp edges when using subdivision surface modifier?

I'm having trouble with a subdivision surface modifier. I'm making all with a python script I want to get rid of sharp edges on the sides of the different levels this is the modifier and it's applied ...
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Boolean Difference subtracts empty areas

I'm trying to create a jigsaw puzzle from a 3d terrain by subtracting a "die" but instead of leaving the puzzle pieces behind, it erases the whole puzzle as seen in the linked blender file ...
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How to create rectangular array with sorcar

I'm trying to learn the Sorcar node editor, and I've a problem. I want to create a rectangular array of spheres. I've created a single sphere, and I've applied the Array Modifier in order to make an ...
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Plane is rotating as it's arrayed on curve

I am trying to array a rectangular plane along a curve, end-to-end, lengthwise. In the first photo you can see how the plane is oriented to the curve. When I add the array and curve modifiers, while ...
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BlenderGuru abandoned house: Why does my shrink/fatten not work the way the tutorial does?

I was following Blender Guru's Abandoned House tutorial. At 2:45 of the video/ my project I had to shrink/fatten the house up because of some mesh problems as instructed in the video. I was doing ...
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How to make cylinder to sine wave plane animation?

I'm trying to apply boolean cut to a plane which turned into a cylinder with simple deform modifier and than turn that cylinder into a plane again (something like this which i saw in a Numberphile ...
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I can't to make array in the circle [duplicate]

This problem arise then i choose Object in Object Offset and dimensions increase.
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Blender guru house tutorial: boolean problem. Photos and blend file attached

I've been working through the new abandoned house tutorial from Blender Guru and I'm having issues with the siding. When I add the Boolean the siding does all kinds of weird things. When I scale along ...
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Model explodes with Displace

Solution: My strength was too high. Past problem was my faces were facing the wrong way. So if you have this issue check your faces and strength! I am working on cleaning up a model for 3D printing, ...
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Why are project and surface deform not working?

I am trying to make the project and deform processes described here to work, but in neither case do the plane or the cube deform towards the cylinder. This: is the plane to cylinder shrinkwrap and ...
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How to shrinkwrap a plane to form the shape of another object

I have a plane made up of hexagonal holes. I want to deform it in such a way it matches the tip of the microphone (marked in orange). I tried the shrinkwrap modifier but it deformed all the holes down ...
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Cutting Shapes Into Another

I'd like to cut a complex pattern into another shape, to produce a square shape with holes of the pattern. However the knife project in both new and older versions of Blender either fails to work at ...
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Applying modifiers to Geometry nodes set up Blender 3.0 [duplicate]

Is it possible to apply modifiers like build modifier in geometry node setup, once instances are applied ? Is there an alternate way to do this in geometry nodes? Blender 3.0 Beta. Uploading the same ...
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Automate Array Modifier

I am looking to use blender as shelf planning tool and I want to automate the array modifier. So when I place the packaging onto a plane, it should automatically fill the plane (like that: ) Is there ...
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Boolean through prison holes

I am trying to make a boolean on a wall in order for it to pass through the prison door without it showing up, but then continue onto the next door. Any tips?
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Array mesh with emission node not working [closed]

What details do you want to see? Read my question and then read the answer. What needs to be added? I don't get it????? Please elaborate this in detail. Question is useful and is being answered ...
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How to roll up a plane diagonally?

I'm trying to fold a paper from the corner. But when I add the curve modifier the plane gets stretched and deformed.I have tried changing the deform axis and applying the scale and rotation. Didn't ...
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How do you apply ChildOf evenly to an entire object?

I know that the title is a bad one! I am not sure what to call this. I have two models - the character and a quiver/bow. The quiver/bow object is using the Child Of constraint to follow the second ...
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Removing vertices with modifiers

I would like to know if there is a modifier setup that can delete specific vertex groups. The decimate modifier's lowest setting seems to leave 3 verts and only has an effect of dissolving/merging by ...
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Combining Models that have already been finalized

So I have made a model in blender such as eyes with reflections, a body with fur, a glossy beak and now I want to combine them but when I do, It makes everything have fur and removes their original ...
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Apply Array Modifier and edit duplications separately [duplicate]

I have used the array modifier and once applied, I would treat the copies as individual objects. For some reason when I try to do the same in this project, it selects all the duplicates along with the ...
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Create a plane perpendicular to the long diagonal of a cube

How can I create a plane perpendicular to the long diagonal of a cube? I have this which isn't correct. Animation of plane perpendicular to the long diagonal of a cube (it should look like this). ...
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Boolean Tool Glitch on FBX File

I am relatively new to Blender, but do have some experience in other 3D programs. I am experimenting with obj and fbx exports from Vstitcher, a 3D garment simulation program, in Blender. My goal is ...

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