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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Decimate modifier is reducing faces, even though the set angle is smaller than the Angle Limit set

The decimate planar reduces the number of faces depending on the angle. But there's a 110-degree, but at 52 degrees, the face is reduced. Why is the face decreasing when it's less than 110 degrees?
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Baking a curve animation so it can be imported into unity (Blender 2.79)

So here's what I've done in order: I've modeled a spraypaint stencil, to be used in the title animation in my unity game. I made a bezier curve, and gave the stencil the Curve modifier. I turned on ...
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Can someone give me a roadmap or a routine to help me learn Blender? [duplicate]

I have been studying Blender on and off for a couple of months but I feel like I always hit a roadblock. I wanna start from the beginning(kind of). Can someone give me a routine they used to study or ...
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Rename a modifier's name for multiple objects

I have multiple objects and they have the same exact modifier with same name (same parameters , name etc). For example : cube1 has modifiers : array1, boolean1 sphere1 has modifiers : solidify1, ...
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How to manually deform a sphere to create a rock [closed]

Starting from a sphere I would like to create a model similar to that depicted in the following images:
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Replicate Curve Constraint on mesh objects that are following multiple paths using animation nodes

I am working in Animation Nodes. I have created a randomly curved "wiggly" Path across a surface. I have made a long thin Mesh object that follows the Path using a Curve Modifier, this ...
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procedural material for boolean output [duplicate]

If i cut out part of object using boolean (difference mode). How to make a procedural material that will apply to the resulting faces as output of the boolean cut ? it's like creating unique id for ...
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create a section plane for archviz

I have a 3d model (a house - with doors /windows/ holes /floors). I want to see from ortho top view and want to make a section. I tried to use BIM or camera clipping , but the result not as i expected ...
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Curved surface relief using the lattice modifier

I want to put a 3D design onto a curved surface. I'm trying to make a flat version of the design, and then use the Lattice modifier to shape it to the surface it's supposed to be attached to. Here's a ...
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Boolean difference failing [closed]

I have two objects. When I do a boolean difference - nothing happens. I have done a merge by distance. I am not sure what else to do. Here is a link to the blender file. I am trying to remove the ...
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What is the factor in the collapse option in the decimate modelifier?

I get it roughly, but there's no response on the program.
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array with surfcurve

I'm trying to array a door mesh along a curved wall (nurbs) but its array modifier doesn't accept my surfcurve as an input. is there a way to point the modifier to the curve data? this seems to be ...
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Merge Two Separate Equal Objects to Edit Them at the Same Time

Is it possible to modify two same objects at the same time (placed in different zones) as when using the array modifier? I tried to split them using Alt + D, but nothing happens. If I modify one of ...
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How can I use the Array modifier correctly? [duplicate]

I want this This is my screen. version is 2.90.1 What's wrong with the array modifier?
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How can I imprint very difficult Model (only visible without any other Polygons)

I have many complex models. This is only one part of hundreds. Each has a lot of docking platforms without binding. And even more intersecting which creates a lot of unnecessary polygons. And also in ...
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Blender Liquid shader [closed]

I'm trying to make a liquid shader in the same style as half-life: Alyx, but I'm not aware of ways to do it. The first technique I can use is a boolean, a cube tied to a bottle that cuts everything ...
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Strange wrinkles in my cloth sim

This is a problem with a bag I simulated. As you can tell there's these weird wrinkles near the bag's seam. My self-diagnosis is that there is a disparity between the large number of polygons near the ...
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Blender 2.9 Boolean Ops Destroy Wall

In 2.8 I made facemask holders, and was playing with the design in 2.9 to explore new functionality. In the picture below I have increased the base of the object to more clearly to show the missing ...
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How to rotate direction of empty plain axes

I'm trying to follow this tutorial to make a lighthouse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlqvf0cPk9c&t=487s I am stuck on a part where I have created a support geometry (the curvy triangle in the ...
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How to add a mirror modifier to all objects of a certain collection?

I'd like to add a mirror modifier to each object of a certain collection. The problem is that the modifier will be only added to the last object which even gets the same modifier several times and I ...
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car model is deforming on follow path curve

I have just started learning Car rigged animation by watching this tutorial ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EQoi4JlCbc&list=PLwOTLVdj6xMb6c-UQltK1Loru0kgJ1BQv&index=3 ) the car on the path ...
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How to subtract cylinder from a cube, add bevel and make it all smooth

So I have this kind of cube and I need to subtract half of the cylinder from it. The cylinder is centered in the z-axis. The boolean operation seems to work fine but on top of that I want to bevel all ...
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Blender 2.91 vertex groups not working

I just downloaded 2.91. I know how to add vertex groups, I was just long for code for scripting, but this isn't functioning anymore. I went to add a vertex group, but can't select the group to assign ...
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Array modifier - duplicate around a circle produces strange results

According to various sources on the interwebs, the process for duplicating an object around a circle is thus: Move the 3D cursor to the centre of rotation Create an empty at that point Move the ...
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how can, I make this hole with array modifier? [duplicate]

How can I make this hole shape like this image?
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Boolean Modifier issue with IcoSphere on specific positions

I noticed a strange thing with boolean operations. I suppose it's a bug. Blender 2.90.1 Example 1: With default cube still present: Create UVsphere. radius=0.5m at y=-1m z=1m. Subtract it from Cube (...
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boolean fail - mesh import and mesh primitive

I need to trim the cone with the imported mesh. I am able to split the imported mesh with the cone but not the other way around. Any ideas?
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copy/paste (hair) modifier properties (different files)

Perhaps this is related to any modifier that has desired/tuned parameters.... I have played around with hair settings on a modified UV-sphere mesh in file-1, and now i'd like to migrate/save (copy/...
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Animate Soft Body Along Curve (Holding Form)

I'm trying to animated a shoelace along a curve that spells out a word in cursive. I know the simplest way is to just keyframe an offset along the curve but I'd like to have the shoelace being a ...
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Merging 2 meshes

I'm trying to model an emboss on a metal caddy. I have the basic shape of the caddy but I would to seamlessly merge the emboss onto it. I know I could fake it with a bump map but I'd like to do it ...
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My array curve doesn't follow curve

I applied scale, origins of all object are at the world origin, and you see where the first and last vertices are, and where the first and last chain is. I want my first and last vertice to be right ...
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only firsts few iteration appears in the rendered image

I made a rope by iterating screwed circles. In render mode everything is fine but in the rendered image most of iterations dissapears. How to fix it?
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Need Technique for Projecting Countries onto the Earth

I've got a project I'm on where I must project some shapefile generated country surfaces onto a globe. Here's where I am currently... Now, the shapefiles I used have excellent vertex resolution about ...
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Separating Materials of Large Array

I'll try to explain myself as clearly as possible. At the moment I'm working on a volumetric LED installation (over 10000 LEDs) and need to render a few short animations (previsualization) for a ...
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How do I make array move together?

I'm new to blender and I'm trying to follow a low poly flower tutorial but when it says to add an array modifier for the petals and then move them up they turn into a spiral. How do I get them to move ...
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Trim mesh/planes with another mesh. Bisect? Knife Project?

I've been looking at different methods but nothing has worked. I need to trim the lattice of planes using the cylinder, so that the interior of the cylinder is empty. How do I do it?
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How to bend painting frame sections in hollow?

I am modeling a picture frame. I would like to have a rounded profile instead of a straight one. I divided faces than I want to bend with loop cut tool. but I have no idea.
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Bend svg imported object without stretch

I want to bend an object without deforming it in such a way that it gets stretched. In this video i try to animate the construction of the a paper character (to use it as an instructional video). The ...
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How to fix self-intersecting geometry for 3D Printing?

My professor wants to do 3D printing, and here is the model he made and each individual even intersect its mesh I can't make links cause every mesh is at 0.0.0 location. He demanded me to do a clean ...
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Is there a way to solidify model only when it explodes to pieces?

If I apply Solidify modifier it changes the model look in general, I only want it to have volumetric pieces when exploded.
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Boolean modifier doesn't remove all sections

I am attempting to apply a boolean modifier, but it's not applying to all faces. Here's the blend file https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hbFKoRjhdnE8zdWpO1TgXkMZN_tHYP05/view?usp=sharing Why isn't ...
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How to place repeatedly a small texture on very large surface?

I want to apply a texture(small image) on a very large plane(100.000 km x 100.000km) If i do nothing,texture will be too much large. So i want to apply repeatedly the same no large texture in this ...
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Remove specific instances from an array if an object intercepts

I've been researching for hours and cant figure out how or if there is indeed a way to get what I would like. I have an array of hexagons and an object. I'd like a hole in the array where the object ...
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Selecting a specific cube in an array to change properties

I am trying to iterate over an array of cubes that I created and assign a new location to each one. I am having trouble with my iterating code. I know the issue is somewhere in how I am referencing ...
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Mesh problem after subdivision and boolean in blender

I apply subdivision modifier both cylinder and mesh (watch), I boolean the cylinder on my mesh (watch) after that remove unwanted vertexes then bevel it, everything is fine except the four sides of ...
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Complex cable animation issue

I'm making a cable animation. The first attempt was to use curve modifier, but the issue here is that the connector gets deformed as well. I've tried a different approach, by separating cable to ...
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Troubleshooting Boolean Issues

Blender 2.90.1 I'm relatively new to blender, only have been using it and following tutorials for a couple months. Typically, with enough research I can solve whatever issue or mistake I come across, ...
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why chain not fall on the ground?

With the chain as active and ground as passive created rigid body. Why the chain unable to drop on the floor. Chain is going through the mesh. Any suggestion whats going wrong
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How to achieve this shape (Twisted bottle)

How can i achieve this bottle shape. I tried with the twist modifier and screw modifier both did not work for me any option or how can it work. Thanks
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Making a Toothbrush Bristle in Blender

I am taking the inspiration for this mini-project from a contest on freelancer.com. The goal is to create ONE toothbrush bristle in Blender that behaves (simulates) like a real bristle. No particles ...

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