Questions tagged [modifiers]

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

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How to curve my subdivided mesh along it's y axis [duplicate]

I have a simple mesh that i have subdivided along its y-axis, i want to curve it along an arc but i can't find the way to do it with a modifier, how exactly can i curve it along an arc?
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How do I get 2 meshes to join without joining the texture, along with another question

So I'm making the tree, I used the skin modifier to make the base of the tree. When I join the leaf mesh and tree mesh together they lose the skin modifier and the leaf mesh goes all crazy like only ...
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Subdivision Surface messing up image texture?

I am currently modelling in blender and have created my own image texture in photoshop. Here is the version withouth subdivision surface: Here with SS turned on: As you can see, it looks very weird ...
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Can I Smoke after cloth simulation?

I have a plane that have the properties of cloth, when it collides with an object I want that after certain time it explodes like smoke. How can I do that? I'm very new to this area
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cardboard flute - cardboard thickness

I need to prepare a textured simple, plane of cardboard, made of a simple mesh plane but using only, for example, solidify and subdivision modifiers. The thickness I've made as a second material on ...
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Problems with Solidify Modifier and Model Shape

I'm currently making a 3D model of a tray to 3D Print. Unfortunately, when I try to give it a thickness of 4mm using the solidify modifier, it will mess up the shape/diameter/other of the object. ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to highlight intersection of meshes?

I am making an animation of a molecule. How can I highlight the intersection of spheres as shown in the below animation??? I tried volumes, but it is not showing the intersection prominent like this. ...
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Problems in Joining two sculpted object

I find a big problem in joining two different sculpted objects in one. As you can see from the image below i sculpted the head and the body of a human figure and i tried to join their geometry ...
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Is there a particle/array combination?

So basically what im asking, is if it is possible to create an array with multiple objects (like a particle system). Because I think it would be useful for say... a boardwalk, where you would want ...
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Hard-surface modeling of phone [duplicate]

I make the model of phone. I use hard-surface modelling and now I have problem to make speakers holes. As you can see on screenshots something is wrong with faces after boolean modifier. As for me the ...
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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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Displace Modifier on an object

i have to apply a dotted displacement map to a object that i created. I tried to apply it but it breaks my mesh. I setted Texture Coordinates to UV but it doesn't work as intended. I managed to make ...
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Create an edge between a “real” and an array modifier vertex?

I want to hit "F" and add an edge between the last vertex of the real object, and the first vertex of it's array-modifier-duplicated clone. The problem is, selecting the first vertex of the clone ...
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Modelling a steel structure frame [duplicate]

I am trying to design a steel structure frame, like this: Obviously, I can model individual beams of different length and arange them, however, it feels like there should be an easier way. My ...
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Mask modifier not rendering

I applied a mask modifier to a sphere object. When I preview the render, the object is visible with the mask showing correctly: However, when I render the scene, the object is invisible: Not sure if ...
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Boolean modifier with missing faces

I am trying to cut holes into this model using a cylinder and the boolean modifier. After i apply the modifier the faces are missing. Is there a way to avoid this or an easy to fix this aside from ...
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Is there anything like Meshmixer's “Attract Tool” in Blender?

In Meshmixer there is a tool called "Attract" where you designate a target mesh and an object mesh. With that tool, the object gets attracted to the target. This is a way to snap one mesh (very ...
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Is it wise to use edge loops and subdivision modifiers on high poly meshes?

in Blender tutorials i see that apart from CTRL + E, loop cuts are often used to preserve edges, despite subdivision surface modifier. Now that I have some experience with Blender and have created ...
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Can I add a StringProperty to a modifier?

Seems I can not register properties properly like I normally do with other types. ...

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