Skip to main content
Share Your Experience: Take the 2024 Developer Survey

Questions tagged [screw-modifier]

The Screw modifier is similar to the Screw tool in the Toolbar, in that it takes a profile object, a mesh or a curve, to create a helix-like shape. Use this tag for questions about the Screw modifier.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
1 answer
25 views

Screw modifier not mirroring the object I'm drawing

Why is this happening? I'm trying to model this chess piece with the screw modifier but for some reason this happens:
Someo one's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
19 views

My Screw Modifier in Object doesnt show in after render image [closed]

I make an object using screw modifier. It shows in shading viewport (solid and rendered). But after i render it to image the screwed modifier object doesnt show. Anyone knows how to fix this?
Niko Dennis Hutabarat's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
121 views

Screw modifier of a curve that intersects the rotating axis produces weird faces and problematic normals

I have a curve on the XZ plane that intersects/crosses the Z axis (and its center of geometry) I want to apply a screw modifier with only 4 steps using this curve, and the problem is that after that ...
Iván's user avatar
  • 171
2 votes
2 answers
311 views

Gradient along the surface of a helical spiral

I want to create a gradient that spirals along with the helical structure like in the figure attached. However I cannot seem to get the gradient curving the right way. I have tried turning several ...
Kassidy Konig's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
32 views

Curve meshes not displaying in layout tab [duplicate]

I can only see curve mesh in other tabs but it is not showing up under layout. Have everything unhidden even my reference image has disappeared, Model has over 15,000,000 tris so am curious if its ...
Jacob Griffiths's user avatar
4 votes
2 answers
192 views

Dynamically animating inverting tube

I am a beginner in Blender. For a research project, I am creating an animation to unravel a tube from the inside out. Using this post as a guide, I have created a line of vertices, curled it up, added ...
Custos's user avatar
  • 43
2 votes
1 answer
30 views

Double vertice for the "Screw" modifier

I'm trying to create a screw bottle. To a simple figure (6 vertices) I apply the “Screw” modifier. At the junction of the turns, double vertices are formed. Enabling the "Automerge" mode ...
Геннадий Горбач's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
94 views

Mapping coordinates not working in Cycles?

everyone! First post. I have this very simple material node setup which both displays in Viewport Shading mode and renders in Eevee perfectly fine with no problem. In Cycles, however, all I get is a ...
Arthur Hakhverdian's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
297 views

How to Flip Edge direction?

these edges have different normals I think.how can I fix it so they have the same normals? (without converting to curve ...) please check the blend file. thank you. Answer 1 : for closed shapes, you ...
Pooya heydari's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
180 views

How to get a smooth sloping curved wall?

I've created this curved wall using the spin tool, however I need to make it slope down giving me equal space above the treads. I tried using the screw modifier on a seperate test wall, but could not ...
Cornwall Stairs's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
96 views

"chubby rope" with no intersecting/thin faces

I need to model a rope which is as similar as possible as the reference, which is a bit different from the ropes you get right after applying the Screw modifier, since the spirals are thicker and the ...
Antonio's user avatar
  • 21
0 votes
1 answer
178 views

How do I set global scale dimensions for 3d printing 1:1?

I try to prototype in Blender for later exporting it into STL files. I tried the Bolt Factory add-on, but I have no idea if my settings will export properly. When I transform the object using ...
RandomGuy's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
57 views

Screw Modifier - how to change axis dynamically?

I'm trying to use a screw function to create a spiraling object with an axis that changes over distance. In the attached photo I have a screw with a uniform axis, but I would like the spiral of the ...
Wy Bert's user avatar
  • 71
1 vote
1 answer
36 views

Making a DNA backbone using screw modifier

I don't get the nuances of the Screw modifier required to produce the spiral I need. I made several failed attempts at describing it - basically - a double helix - one rail inside, one outside. Anyway,...
DaveC426913's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
75 views

Blender 3.x screw across uneven cylinder

So I've been following along at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ys_8P9Et28I to make a leather handle for my war hammer. However, my model has a handle which tapers which means the geo get's a bit ...
Khushil's user avatar
  • 113
0 votes
1 answer
158 views

Screw Modifier doesn't work (faces of solid are broken???)

I'm new to Blender and I have the problem that when I let an object be screwn (?) the face at the roof is just a hole (or something like that). How do I fix this? I have used an unedited cube and an ...
FrozrOne's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
80 views

Radius-Variable Screwing, possibly involving nodes

a novice here looking to be ambitious (and presently failing). I'm trying to take a polygon plane (approximately circular and with radius = R) and screw modifier it with an R that reduces in size with ...
Blenderman's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
187 views

How to spin/rotate the wall

with the reference image i want to rotate / spin the wall, I tried with the spin tool but not working with me, any suggestion how it works, Thanks
atek's user avatar
  • 10k
7 votes
4 answers
2k views

How can the Screw modifier be implemented using Geometry Nodes?

The Screw modifier allows one to revolve a profile curve around an axis to generate geometry. However, there is no such Geometry Node type. Instead, Curve to Mesh is supposed to be a more general ...
MooseBoys's user avatar
  • 163
2 votes
1 answer
700 views

Revolve/Screw Modifier Using Geometry Nodes?

I have a problem that should've been very simple to solve but I'm new to geo nodes. I create revolved geometry using a curve and a screw modifier. This is the curve: This is the geometry and the ...
Vipul Rajan's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
44 views

Is there a better way to create this screw-like structure?

So, as a blender newbie, I created this shape (and must create more that are similar) by basically drawing it using vertices and edges. It shows a very specific spiral structure that I need. While I ...
Robert Link's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
63 views

How to make an object to copy another object's transformations which has been animated through modifiers

So I have a Circle mesh which has a screw modifier + 2 simple deform modifiers (1 to bend on Y axis and one to bend on X axis) Both the Screw Modifier and the Simple deform modifiers are animated in ...
L1994's user avatar
  • 93
0 votes
2 answers
852 views

Flipping vertex / edge normals issue

Flipping vertex / edge normals issue. I have an object that the normals seem to look correct. When I test it with the screw modifier one of the sides is still flipped. I've tried selecting the ...
Rick T's user avatar
  • 4,521
0 votes
1 answer
66 views

small hole in model with bezier curve and solidify

I'm trying to model a cup using a simple bezier curve, and then using (in this order) the screw, solidify, subdivision modifiers. This leaves a tiny hole in the bottom though, should I change my curve ...
Oli's user avatar
  • 275
0 votes
1 answer
127 views

How do I add a screw modifier to an object made of several joined meshes?

I am trying to create a twisted waterslide, and currently I have what is shown in the first image, which is just a cylinder joined to several toruses. Because I want to make the slide twisted, I tried ...
wowsocool's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
466 views

How To Reverse Bevel A Cylinder Made With Screw Modifier

In my projects I want to be as non-destructively as possible. For that reason I create all cylinders using the screw modifier. Like described in this video you can invert the normals of the top face ...
Miger's user avatar
  • 131
2 votes
1 answer
382 views

How can I apply a screwed object to a curve/path?

So I am watching a tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebx2qbBlvh0 13.57 min) when a screwed object comes into play. Can someone explain to me what´s happening? I tried using the pipette in ...
Irenäus Blaszkiewicz's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
186 views

How can I use Screw Modifier right?

So I am watching a tutorial until the Screw Modifier (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebx2qbBlvh0 at 13.54 min) comes to use. I made 3 circles and added the modifier (and made sure they that don´t ...
Irenäus Blaszkiewicz's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
105 views

How to model the croissant style ring?

I would like to model the texture of this ring and have been stuck on this problem for a long time. I would like to see the gap between each of the twist elements, and I would like to have each ...
thoughtbean's user avatar
5 votes
2 answers
887 views

How to make an animation in which an image plane appears with a clockwise motion, like a pie chart

I want to make an image plane appear with the following animation: image plane is invisible a pie slice of the plane becomes visible The pie slice increases so as to reveal more and more of the image ...
MSDMMM's user avatar
  • 95
3 votes
1 answer
114 views

How to Add Dimpled Holes to Textured Bar Tape w/ Screw Modifier?

Goal: Apply this textured bar tape around a pull up bar So far I have been able to apply the bar tape thanks to this tutorial, however I want to add the dimple holes to the tape (See image) however I ...
Albert Foo's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
615 views

Filling hole after using screw modifier

I Have no idea how to fix the hole that is generated by the screw modifier automatically. Blender version 2.93
pavanjoshi914's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
236 views

How do I "Glue" an object to the surface of a mesh that is using a modifier?

I am trying to stick a tree to a path as the path begins to spiral/screw along the Y axis. I have used the screw modifier to make the path spiral and then parented the tree using 3 vertices. This ...
Ben Robertson's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
61 views

Issue with the screw modifier: unable to move an animated curve

In blender 2.93, I have created an arc then I have hooked both ends (picture 1). I could therefore animate the curve in object mode. I used the screw modifier to play with this curve. I set a 360° ...
Pierre22's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
17 views

Using the Draw tool with Screw modifier ISSUE [closed]

So I'm following Jamas tutorial on using the SCREW modifier with the draw tool, and It happens that at some point it goes bonkers. so if I'm drawing a line in edit mode close to the spline I already ...
Martin Faragasso's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
49 views

Modeling shapes like a pumpkin - How to get sharp creases using curves, screw modifier, and mesh-deform modifier

I'd looking for alternative approaches to modeling something with approximately radial symmetry like a pumpkin using a curve, a screw modifier, and mesh deform. The problem is how/if it possible to ...
Ed Tate's user avatar
  • 5,196
2 votes
1 answer
152 views

how to make this kind of rope [ with bristles ]

i want to make this kind of rope. any ideas how to do it , especially the bristles
Abdullah Salih's user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
27 views

How can I create a SDS Cross Point Drillbit?

I don´t know how to approximate to the creation of this object, maybe I have to use sculpting plus modeling in order to achieve this, it´s not as easy as making the form of the object and then using ...
Luis R's user avatar
  • 31
0 votes
0 answers
41 views

Screw modifier - how TO make a dome by choosing pivot vertex

how to specify vertex to pivot around? image 2 : Why can't I draw an edge/line between these two vertices?
absolute_schmuck's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
775 views

how to merge this? (First and Last Vertices)

I have just an edge. I added a screw modifier. Then a solidify modifier. then a simple deform modifier. result: But i have no idea, how can i merge this? or do i have to do that manually after ...
Chris's user avatar
  • 61.7k
4 votes
1 answer
344 views

How to fade screw modifier into cylinder without applying?

I'm trying to make a screw with the screw modifier. It's important that I use the screw modifier because I want to procedurally modify the angle of the threads for animation. I want the bottom of the ...
Hmm's user avatar
  • 739
4 votes
2 answers
900 views

What is the easiest way to create a pig's tail?

Absolutely newbie here. I tried to do this through the screw modifier but it creates a spring with no internal fill and open, and I need it to be solid and capped.
RBB's user avatar
  • 43
1 vote
1 answer
138 views

Transparent Plane with Screw Modifier

I'm having trouble making a plane using the screw modifier transparent, because "the plane" is shining through? In this video, using an old version of Blender (2.78), it looks as easy as ...
DrLime2k10's user avatar
7 votes
2 answers
241 views

How to procedurally model a non-linear screw? / non linear modifier

I am trying to achieve a non linear (gradually) screw procedurally, by this I mean the distance between each turn of the screw get smaller and smaller, this result should be obtain with modifier in a ...
pons de leon's user avatar
  • 1,148
1 vote
1 answer
312 views

How would you model this led strip?

I'm quite new with blender, so this might be a stupid question. I want to model and render something like the attached image, but I'm not able to keep the light normal to the helix curve. It keeps ...
Jose Marquez's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
178 views

How to bevel a screwed tunnel into a seamless backdrop?

I want to merge and bevel the tunnel's spiraled stripes into a seamless backdrop. Thus the backdrop is of made of the similar 5 stripes as the screw, though not screwed anymore. How can I achieve ...
jjk's user avatar
  • 980
1 vote
1 answer
75 views

Not able to apply the most simple screw modifier possible

Add curve Rotate as displayed in picture below Add screw modifier Tried other axis, got a dome instead of a ring I want the result on the left but got the one on the right instead. https://youtu.be/...
jjk's user avatar
  • 980
2 votes
1 answer
272 views

How to solidify (cylindify) a screw a with cylinder instead of a rectangle?

I need twisted cylinders instead beveled rectangles. Can I modify my current model or must I restart from scratch? The twisted cylinder tunnel I'm looking for:
jjk's user avatar
  • 980
3 votes
1 answer
177 views

Apply modifier for unwrapping but maintain animation

I have a spring created from a circle with a screw modifier. I'd like to include the coil in the UV unwrapping. If I apply the modifier though, the keyframes from my animation of the coil moving up ...
user1054922's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
27 views

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?
who am I's user avatar