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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Lattice Modifier without stretching the mesh?

Is it possible to use the Lattice Modifier without stretching the mesh? Myybe there is a better way to acieve what I am looking for. The mesh should keep it's surface size and the individual distance ...
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Clipped Icing in Blender Donut Tutorial

I am having an issue with Blender Guru's tutorial. When I try to make the dribbles with face snapping and proportional editing, my icing clips. I have seen a few work arounds but I really want to find ...
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Is there any difference in mesh generated by Bool Tool addon vs default Boolean modifier?

Let's imaging that I have two meshes and I want union/diff/intersect them. Probably the default way to do that is to apply a Boolean modifier. The other way is to use the Bool Tool addon. Will these ...
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I was sculpting a donut, to give it a real shape I dented it in the middle but then when I went back to layout, the vertices were disconnected,why?

I was working on a donut through a YouTube video of Blender guru, after finishing the basics of donut in layout, I went on to sculpting it. During the sculpting, I dented the middle portion of the ...
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Why is the object not moving along the curve path?

Yet again, I am have problem with the curve-modifier. So I did exactly (or at least I believe I did) as what others told me in my last question: set origin of the curve to its geometry > set cursor ...
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How to only show the faces of an object based on relation to another object

I'd like to only show the faces of an object that another object can "see". So far I've been able to achieve this by putting a bounding box around the object I wan't to be partially seen and ...
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Array modifier offset variation

Is it possible to add variation to the offset between instances of an array?
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How to have an asymmetrical texture on a mirror modifier model?

I am making a low poly human model and i want to texture its face but it is always symmetrical and I don't want it to be.
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Unexpected result adding the Array modifier

I have created a 3d curve from a group of points. I have done this by reading point coordinates from a CSV file and created the curve within Blender using Python. The curve is available here. I am ...
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API/Python - Dynamic Boolean Property

I'm making a program that imports stls of models I've sculpted and combines them as one stl. I have a panel with checkboxes for each file that can be imported. Then I have a separate function that ...
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Array modifier and merge distance for curve

I want to do some knitting on cloth mesh and need to array knit curve,connect points and finally add bevel depth.But there is no merge by distance for curve and array modifier can't apply to curve. ...
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Lower mesh density in center and higher in edges

I have a 2D shape in SVG format which I want to mesh it with blender so that the center is low density mesh and the edges are high density. What I did so far is: import the svg file 2.object convert ...
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How to make a spiral staircase wrap around a cylinder that gets narrower as it gets higher

I have made a spiral staircase and I am trying to get it to wrap around a cylinder that gets narrower as it gets higher. I've tried to use the shrinkwrap tool but I am getting some really weird ...
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I want to add keyframes for a “Dynamic Paint” modifier setting “Alpha” Using Python

When creating a brush using python I can set the Alpha state using this. bpy.context.object.modifiers["Dynamic Paint"].brush_settings.paint_alpha = 0 ...
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how to bend a lattice around a sphere so that they are concentric?

I am trying to use the bend modifier on a lattice at a 360 degree angle using the sphere as the Origin. I would like the lattice to become circular around the sphere so that lattice and sphere are ...
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What's the best way to rotate objects identically in their own direction?

How to rotate these sticks evenly so that they roughly stay in place. I tried to use the array modifier and make them separate objects, and also somehow rotate them in relation to the 3D cursor, but ...
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Array instances do not follow the path of the curve

Why do the array instances follow the first path, but on the second path they are on some breaking path? It can be seen in the picture. Both paths are the same, created from a deformed circle.
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Arrays and global axes within a collection

I've been working with a Open Source Map importer, and for the most part everything is working fine. The script has imported all objects as part of a collection, which is also mostly fine (so far). ...
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Shift+Select a edges of a mesh after applying array modifier

here's my problem, I made a curve from a mesh outline, this mesh was itself created from the array modifier. When using the array modifier, the command for shift+select only selects the piece of the ...
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Seam in mirrored object

I am having a seam exactly where the two mirrored part of my object are clipping together. I have been redoing it a couple of times without solving the problem. Does anyone know how to get rid of it? ...
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Python : How do I edit the property of the recently added modifier without using its name [duplicate]

I have this Boolean operator which adds a Boolean to the active object and adds the second in order to the object property but this wont more than once because the second modifier added wont be ...
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How can I improve the quality of a voronoi style mesh

I have been trying a few method to try to create a voronoi style organic type mesh. My current method is as follows Create a shape Cell fracture (using a partial system for good distribution) Merge ...
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Error bone heat Weighting [duplicate]

i want to apply parent with autumatic weight but its error and said that Error bone heat Weighting and i read over the internet and nothing works, anyone can suggest a solution? note.. i tried single ...
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How to get a selection list dropdown in blender api [duplicate]

So what im building is a pie menu where if i select the Bool Op , it adds a boolean modifier in the stack. Now i also want to get asked the object and i want to get a popup with something like this ...
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Which gives better performance in render/viewport: mask modifier or assinging a transparent material?

I have a character model where a good portion of the skin is covered by clothes. To prevent the skin from clipping through the clothes, I assign a transparent material to the areas that aren't ...
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I want to make a spiral in a sphere shape that has endpoints which are close together

I am attempting to make a spiral in the shape of a sphere that has endpoints closer together than a default sphere. I followed Gorgious' answer to this thread: How do I make a sphere out of a spiral? ...
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Modifiers not applied in texture paint mode

I want to paint a texture on an object using another object as a mask. The object to paint has a complex shape, and I want to define the mask using a 3D object and a boolean intersection/difference, ...
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Blender camera with follow-path constraint does weird turns along curve

I have imported a 3D curve into Blender. It was obj and is now NURBS. All the curve points' tilt values are set to 0. I have created a camera with an empty parent object. Then, attached a follow-path ...
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Subdivision Modifier: Modifier is disabled, skipping apply How to fix

I Start with Blender and want to model a tree. When I want to apply the subdivision modifier there is pup up the error: "Modifier is disabled, skipping apply" Sorry for the bad English
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Trouble creating a volume from a plane

My friend and I are trying to create a landmass for a nautical table top game. We want to create an STL file to 3d print. The piece is seaside village on a hill at the edge of the board. This being my ...
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How to apply every sub-division surface modifier in a blender file [duplicate]

So I have hundreds of subdivision surface modifiers: (Theres way more) And I need to apply them all, but if I did it one by one, it will take hours. So is there a way to apply all the sub-division ...
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Using Materials with Geometry Node Modifier

Since experementing with the newest Verison of Blender (2.92.0) I work heavily with the Geometry Nodes. But the documentation is very low quality. I was able to model different objects and join them ...
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How to make a sharp 90 degrees L corner of my tunnel object? [duplicate]

I have this tunnel like arch And I want to make something like this (ignore the fact that is a different mesh, I do not care for the base in this one): I tried to extrude, rotate 45 degrees and ...
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Edge Split disconnecting the edge

I have modelled the following head in Blender 2.90.1: The only modifier on this model is the edge split modifier (30° and Sharp Edges) When i apply the modifier, the edges get disconnected which is ...
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keep body mesh from poking through clothes mesh when posing with armature

i've made an armature for my character and parented it to both the shirt and body mesh of my character, but when i pose the character the body mesh pokes through. i don't particularly want to add any ...
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Remove modifier from linked object via Python [duplicate]

Blender version: 2.9 and above (but probably going back to 2.8). Workflow: Object linked from separate file. Library Override added to linked object Modifier added to override object Python Script ...
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How to store multiple added empties IDs used in a warp modifier so they don't conflict with new warp modifiers?

this is my first time coding for Blender, I haven't gotten around to organizing the code yet. I'm self taught so my code's not the cleanest. I'm attempting to create a 'dorito' deformer using this ...
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2.92, Simple Boolean, Won't Work… Why? [duplicate]

I am no stranger to booles, but this one won't work and it is driving me crazy. What am I missing here? Project file here.
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After extruding faces, auto smooth stops working correctly on and around the extruded faces

I'm modelling a hard surface object with a combination of hard and smooth edges, and some holes in it. I'm using a WeightedNormal modifier and Auto smooth to get away with less geometry. I've extruded ...
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How to use Displace and Solidify modifiers to produce constant thickness

I'm modeling an insect carapace with indentations for 3D printing using the Solidify and Displace modifiers, and am struggling to produce a dented surface with a (nearly) fixed thickness. Indentations ...
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Floating objects are not touching the surface

this scene is created with geometry nodes. I found something interesting. The instances are not touching the ground when the displacement value is increased. Why the rocks are not touching the surface?...
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Follow Path Constraint with Object with Array and Curve modifier not working properly

I can't get the stars to follow the path. Tried everything I found in other questions to no avail. here's the file
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Awful deformation when rigging clothes to a character model with data transfer

I'm trying rig a jacket and shirt to a character model I've created. In order to get them to share the character rig, I used the data transfer modifier. However, I'm getting some terrible deformation ...
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How do i make Boolean actually work?

Did you know how much I despise Boolean? im trying to make a desert eagle, and therefor im trying to make the barrel bisect through the front part of the gun. but here is what happens any ideas on ...
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How to make a shade sail/Sun sail?

I am trying to make a shade sail with two lower points (for water) for a client in blender, this is basically what i need to do. I've tried proportional editing but it is ineffective and very ...
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What algorithm is used for “beauty” triangulation

When applying triangulation modifier, what kind of algorithm does Blender use when choosing the "Beauty" option for quads or polygons? Is it Delaunay triangulation on individual polygons?
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I have a seam in 'Shade Smooth' mode that I can't fix [duplicate]

I am a bit of a novice when it comes to Blender and I'm having trouble fixing a very noticeable seam on a mirrored object (a head). I've checked to see if there's vertices that haven't been merged ...
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How to model this in a flexible and nondestructive way?

I need to model this shape in a way that makes the general shape of the brackets easily editable, without having to extensive re-model and move many vertices each time I need to change the shape. I've ...
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Repairing mesh with multiple materials

I am trying to simplify .obj mesh with multiple texture materials. In general I need two things Simplify/clean the mesh geometry - the mesh topology is quite messy with holes, non-manifold faces etc. ...
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Verticies Should Follow the Wave

I am currently doing some exercises to learn everything Blender has to offer. My problem is that the top verticies do not follow the bezier curve. Current setup: There is one set of verticies which ...

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