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 to fix the eyes with shrinkwrap

I have made the face and i want to shrinkwrap the eyes on the face. I have tried all the options in the shrinkwrap but did not get success. I tried the project option but fail to shrinkwrap on the ...
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Little fails in retopology

I had a mesh in which I wanted to do some retopology to add some holes in it. Altough I did retopology the mesh, some strange failures happened. How can I fix those fails? And also, after I've done ...
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Why does the mirror modifier disappear when I merge objects together? [duplicate]

For starters, I started studying blender it's been just a couple of weeks. So, just for fun, I started modeling a key using a torus, a cylinder and a cube, as you can probably figure out by the ...
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Using displace modifier to model a circuit board

Is it possible to model something as complex as a circuit board using the displace modifier? I've been working with the settings but can't get it right. I've UV mapped the image over my mesh and ...
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Screw and Pulley

I've been trying and failing at the process of making a rope for a pulley and screw, both for a Rube Goldberg Machine. What is the best way for me to make/model them so they work properly?
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How can I use taper on a mesh?

I have a wing shape extruded in Blender, so what I have now is some sort of an airfoil along the z axis (0 to positive z) wiht the blunt edge to the right (positive x) and the sharp edge at the origin ...
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modifier tab missing [duplicate]

I'm using Blender 2.78 on OSX and I'm trying to subtract one cuboid from another but no luck. I am in object mode and have selected one of them but modifiers tab is missing. (I really miss help search ...
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Problem with Boolean modifier

I have a project with plate, pattern and brown cube and I am trying to make the bottom of the plate as the pattern an the top will be the cube color. images: Sorry about my English. Thanks. this is ...
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Mesh Flickering Problem

I basically have this "flickering" problem of one of my faces in model. Check this short vid for demo: Flickering Mesh
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Why mesh getting distrub

I have install Booltron addon. After making the difference the mesh is good after apply the modifier the mesh is getting disturb or losing its shape.
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Phantom Edge on one side of symmetrical model

So I'm working on making a tank model for a class project and in setting up to for the extrusion across the hull of the tank, one side I get this phantom edge on the model with no edge between points. ...
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How to unwrap a mesh generated with “screw”?

I made a quad, then deleted all edges except one. Then I added a Screw Modifier on that, this is the result so far: Now how would I unwrap this? I don't want to lose the ability to change settings, ...
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Boolean modifier difference issue

I've been testing with a ramp and attempting to make a pillar that holds up the ramp and want to add a boolean modifier to the ramp, that way the top of the ramp can be sectioned away but whenever I ...
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Multiple different terrains type for landscape

I am trying to create a landscape with different type of terrains. Normally, what I would do is to create a big plan for a meadow which has dirt material/texture and grass particle. The meadow has ...
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How to cut out holes nicely, without applying subsurf modifier (in the correct topology order)

Basically, this is what I want, without applying any of my modifiers. I assume I just need to put the modifiers in the right order? I'm sorry if the video is in bad quality, but I used the screencast ...
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How to flatten a curved object

I have a complex mesh of a piece of clothing that I want to flatten out so that it looks like it has been taken off. How can I do this while keeping the detail of the mesh? I have tried with a Curve ...
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Problem with bridge edge loops (total blender n00b)

So this happens when I try to bridge the edge loops of these two objects. Can someone explain to me why it happens and how I can make the bridge go "straight"? I have the mirror modifier on. Please ...
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How to make array of group ? [duplicate]

When you made a group of objects, how to make array of them? I know for shift+A to make group instance but I want to control it like array modifier.
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How to generate contours around a mesh with modifiers?

I am making a shoulder armor easily editable. I want to keep the original flat mesh and generate the golden contour like you can see on this image by using modifiers:
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Bend object with curves modifier [duplicate]

I'm trying to make Wheat How to bend this object without affecting target size? When I add this Object in Curve modifier with NurbsPath in object section my object changes sizes and moves, looking ...
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Boolean operations on Catmull-Clark control surface meshes?

How would I perform Boolean operations (either directly or as a modifier), not on two (closed) meshes, but on the two Catmull-Clark limit surfaces they represent, such that the result is another ...
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Displacement modifier causing bad seam

Noobie here. I am trying to use a Displacement modifier to emboss a ring. The modifier works except for an unintended displacement along one edge (yes, it is also the edge of the UV map). It seems to ...
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Help with bevel

I´m making a model of an arabian-looking room. When I finished the basic modeling I decided to apply to it a bevel modifier. I selected all the edges in 90 degrees and used the shortcut Ctrl + B but ...
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How can I make Fluid+Cloth animation togather?

I've used Cloth modifier and then Fluid modifier. But result doesn't looks like as I expected..... The fluid is stopped by the cloth mesh(As a plane before it animate cloth simulation). Domain size ...
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How to cut sphere with sphere? Topology problem

Basically it is a letter N. Tried many ways with no luck or lack...of knowledge.. :) trying to make my own logo to 3d. Using boolean and rotating spheres, but topology is big problem. Any ...
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Bool tool and shading

After booling with difference there is left weird shading on cube. How to fix it? http://www.mediafire.com/file/hutki3noraf0ksg/bt.blend
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Difference Boolean Troubleshooting

I figured I would start by trying something basic, involving three floors, and a pair of stairs. For the top two floors, some sort of hole needs to be created in the floors to allow passage. I did ...
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Extruded rectangle boolean operator acting strange

I have a rectangle from an SVG that is extruded into a cube. The missing faces are added. All this from a small script: ...
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Boolean Difference with Bevels

I'm new to Blender, and have run into an issue with creating a boolean difference on two objects that both have bevels. As a test, I start with a simple cube and bevel 4 edges. I then duplicate the ...
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Sculpting a human model for animation

So I am sculpting a model to future animation. Right now I have the mouth sealed. Its basically just an outline of the mouth, so its like I'm sculpting it closed. My question is, do I have to sculpt ...
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How to split meshes created with the array modifier? [duplicate]

How to split meshes created with the array modifier? It didn't split them in Edit mode with P -> By Loose Parts.
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Boolean Difference Doesn't Work

I'm trying to subtract a mesh with another mesh, in this case a cube from a cube. But every time i use a boolean modifier (difference) it just creates the shape instead.
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Create a self creating box like in this video [duplicate]

I'd like to create a simple line box that draws itself that I can import in Blender's VSE. This can be done in after effects like in this video tutorial: https://youtu.be/YLNmtk67unY What methods ...
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How to make an edge copy the shape of other edge?

I have a plane that I use as canvas with dynamic paint and a sphere that I use a brush with dynamic paint too, so they both produce a wave: My question: how can I make the edge (red) copy the edge (...
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How can I morph an object into a liquid and back to a different object?

I suppose I found nothing about because I don't know the proper technique name/terminology. I'm working in my first videogame, an adventure-suspense walking simulator. I need to know techniques/tools/...
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Mirror modifier: Mirroring does not come out right [duplicate]

In the red lines, that's my object I want to mirror. But as you can see, the mirroring does not come out right. It's not even a mirrored object of what mine originally looks like. How do I get this ...
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Brick indentation modeling

I'm new to blender and just want to know if there is a modifier or technique in edit mode that gives a kind of brick wall indentation. You know, the space between the bricks.
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After Boolean still see the wireframe

I can still see the vertices still there after I use boolean union? What other way I can join different models and have them merge beside Control J? Thanks
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I tried to merge 2 vertices, but it keeps moving to the center

I've made 2 different objects at the first time which were 'Body' object and 'Horn' object. And they've already had same Mirror Modifiers of Y Axis, Clipped. Now I Joined 2 objects to use Ctrl + J. (...
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Why is the mirror modifier doing this thing?

Sorry about the vague title I wasn't actually sure how to ask it. So I'm new to blender and am trying to use the mirror modifier. However when I move a vertice in the direction towards the cube (lets ...
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Particle Morph Transition between two objects

Basically, I want to disassemble 1st Object to assemble into the 2nd Object via individual extruded faces or solid blocks like cell fracture that are manipulated like particles guided a path for its ...
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mirror not working?

So I applied the mirror so that i could work on some asymmetrical parts, however, I realized I still need to make some symmetrical adjustments. When I put a new mirror modifier on since the first one ...
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Animation modifier

Hi I'm new to blender current version 2.78 , and I'm currently trying to complete this tutorial ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JDtLqxijTE ) ver 2.77 ) when I get to around 12 minutes or the ...
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What is the workflow when using Subsurf? [duplicate]

My question is what is the best approach to model an object for a realistic cinematic render when using a Subsurf modifier? Because if I may compare Blender to Photoshop, which uses layers, here all ...
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Merging neighbouring edges

Is there a way to merge two neighbouring faces/polygons etc. and avoid badly stitched look of it when bevel modifier applied on it? I'd like to create clean base without any seams on it. When I ...
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Low Poly Style Fire Tutorial/Tips

the help I got last time was so great I figured it was time to reach out to the community again haha. I am trying to make a lowpoly style campfire. I've got the logs done but now I am trying to figure ...
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Family of parts

In some CAD softwares I founded a function called "family of parts" that with base of a created object, I can do anothers with the same base but changing some aspects like the radio or some array ...
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Branching a cached cloth simulation

I figured out I could get cloth to sew itself without gravity issues by animating gravity. So, after several minutes I end up without between fifty and a hundred frames of cloth simulation that result ...
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Texturing an object with array and curve modifiers

guys!I'm currently working on this model of the Great Wall of China and it will be used on a 2D mobile game map, so it's not necessary to be too detailed. So I made a segment of the map and put there ...
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Displacement map to approximate details in dynamic topology sculpt

I've started using a tool called retopoflow by cgcookie to create low-poly mesh that snaps to the surface of the high-poly sculpt. In one of the tutorial videos, they mention that they aren't going ...