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What color space should I use for 16bit sculpting brush alphas?

Since starting to learn sculpting, I've been saving most of my brush alphas as 16bit PSDs. I've noticed though that using the non-color color space instead of ...
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How to connect / stitch multiple edges?

In some parts of this mesh, especially on the corners and edges, there are edges that aren't connected. I only discovered it when I tried to sculpt, and this "hole" appeared. When I went to ...
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Blender 2.8 sculpt mode shows triangulated faces

As the title says, when I switch to sculpt mode in Blender 2.8, the mesh I'm working on displays the faces as if they were triangulated. I'm sure I'm just missing a checkbox that's buried somewhere, ...
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Blender Sculpt Mask bush is not showing the masked area

In my Blender sculpt mode the masked area is not showing up (expected it to show up in black). I don't have any modifier at all (screenshot attached). Can anyone suggest me anything please?
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How to sculpt a continuous brush stroke with python?

I'm trying to deform a mesh using python. My application is to randomly deform thousands of shapes, so I need to use a python script. With the GUI, I really like the ability to hold left-click while ...
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Sculpt Alpha brush/texture add and substract simultanously

Is there a way to use an alpha brush/texture where the dark carves into the mesh while the white extrudes at the same time. I could only figure out that you can set a brush to add or sub but in that ...
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Is there a "Clone Stencil" for Sculpting a Surface from a Target Area Onto a Destination Area?

As you can see in the screenshot there is a rough surface on the left side. My goal is to apply a similar surface to the right side, where the mesh is smooth. How can this be achieved? Is it possible ...
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Reverse armature deformation on vertex in python

I have a mesh with armature modifier (active+posed) and wish to do some modifications with vert coords (after armature deformations) saved in shape key on that mesh. But currently it seems not ...
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Everything Was Fine Then Brushes stopped affecting mesh

I was sculpting my first ever object in blender. It was working fine no issues, then i switched between object & edit modes and came back to sculpt mode when applied my brushes those did not ...
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How to achieve this kind of custom brush in Blender?

I am trying to create a brush that allows for seamless alpha textures that can be drawn curved. The result should be similar to what is found in this video. This is what I am currently getting. Does ...
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Wacky, weird colors when entering sculpt mode (blender v2.83)

Every time I enter sculpt mode, the mesh (which should be grey) is a whole bunch of different colors. I tried changing the metacap, but the stupid colors remain. Any advice would be nice. Picture ...
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Where the Dyntopo button is located in Blender 2.8?

I would like to know where the Dyntopo (dynamic topology) button for sculpt mode is located in Blender 2.8.
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Snake hook in sculpt mode is creating glitch like shapes instead of smoth tentacles

I don't have too much expirience in sculpting, but I have seen on videos i'ts seemingly easy to make smoth tentacles. But in my case what I get are ugly ditortions on ends. I tryed adding more ...
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When I sculpt it doesn't show in object mode

I am pretty new to blender. I am working on this character, however, everytime I switch from sculpt mode to object mode, it doesn't show the changes I made to the object in sculpt mode. I believe this ...
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Sculpting tools don't seem to work unless using remesh or dyntopo

I'm trying to learn sculpting but my brushes don't seem to work. The add and subtract just do their work in a general area no matter how smaller the radius of the brush is and the crease brush gives ...
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how to paint on sculpts without retopo for idealization?

I am trying paint in eye brows and eye shadow without having to retopo because I just want to see the idealization of the model/sculpt. Is this possible or maybe there is a better way to do this that ...
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How does scultping fit into the workflow? [closed]

So i am familiar with modeling, and I know that you want to try and maintain quads, especially when planning on animating/rigging ect. I know that sculpting results in a lot of tris, which is bad for ...
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Where is the Symmetrize option under Remesh is located now?

where is the "symmetrize" option that used to be under "Dyntopo" > "Remesh" now? I'm using 2.9, and I couldn't find it
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Open .blend in different mode?

So I was in sculpt mode and I accidentally hit tab causing the mode to change to edit and this crashes blender. I cannot reopen the files because I assume they were autosaved in edit mode causing huge ...
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Sculpting leads to tear in center (blender 2.8)

When attempting to sculpt on my current project, the center of the mesh distorts, as seen below. Attempting to use the crease tool on the mesh does nothing UNTIL I get to the center, where the above ...
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How do i multiply a a sculpt around its own axis?

I am extremely new to Blender and I'm trying to learn how to freehand sculpt using my tablet. I'm a 2D artist trying out 3D. I'm trying to make a single sculpt of a face and then rotate it around ...
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How to sculpt mesh while enabling snap to surface?

In Zbrush, apparently there is a feature where user can sculpt with snap to surface enabled. Are there any same alternatives that I could try on blender? I want to use this technique to retopologize ...
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How to change mesh to Flat or Smooth shading while in sculpt mode?

I am learning sculpt mode and the best way to see the results is by switching from flat to smooth shading in object mode, but the best way to see geometry of what i am doing is best viewed with flat ...
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Why is my sculpting brush texture/alpha being clipped?

I am working on a set of brushes that use an Anchored stroke, but the texture used for my brush is not completely showing when I use the brush. If I increase the hardness it helps a little bit, but ...
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Can blender separate a sculpt mesh like zbrush?

I want to seperate a sculpted mesh and sculpt the on it without effecting the other mesh.
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Change objects in sculpt mode?

In zbrush I can select other objects in my scene by alt clicking the object or selecting the object in its layer section. From what I've tried with sculpting in 2.8, If I want something similar I have ...
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Checkerboard Artifacts when Sculpting

I am working through a tutorial and modeling a couch. I'm at the stage where I have been sculpting in fabric details and wrinkles (I am not using Dyntopo). I've noticed that when I sculpt with ...
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Getting weir artifacts when I use boolean modifier (union) to attach two objects together

Hey so I am doing a body horror sculpt project in Blender 2.92. Basically, I'm having a man's abdomen open up into a mouth with teeth.  Unfortunately, whenever I use the boolean modifier, and set it ...
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Why is nothing appearing when using the 'Face Set' feature in Sculpt mode?

Learning Blender with Blender Guru. He used a Face Set feature in Sculpt Mode to define different zones on the sofa. When I use the command nothing appears. When I click on my object there is no ...
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Is there a hot key for switching between 3D Object and Sculpt modes?

In the past, I've found the Tab key useful for switching between edit and object modes. But now that I'm getting into sculpting, I'm finding that I need to frequently switch between sculpt and object ...
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Blender 2.82a sculpt brush cursor shape not fixed

I just updated to 2.82a and it looks like the sculpt brush cursor shape changes with the plane. How do I change this behaviour so the cursor stays in a fixed circle shape? See below.
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I have 4x4 Planes subidivided , i would like to sculpt them all at the same time so the remain connected at the edges

I know i can select multiple thing to sculpt but that still leaves me with disconnected edges. : - ) BUMP
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Shrinkwrap Modifier Doesn't Conform After Having Geometry Follow Profile

I'm trying to retopologize a flower stem that I sculpted. I am applying a shrinkwrap modifier to a circle where I close follow the geometry and then as I understand it, the shrinkwrap modifier should ...
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Need help to make subdivisions square 2.9

going crazy here... im pretty new to blender and im trying to model a tomb (will use it as a 3d printed pen display) but i want to add texture. Problem is that when i go to sculpt/remesh 0.01 it ...
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Sculpting cartoon mouth

Hey guys Im trying to make a Jack Skellington blend and I have no idea how to sculpt his mouth, nothing feels right should I just draw his seams on the texture or actually sculpt them or none of the ...
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Unable to sculpt a cube

I wanted to practice with the sculpting tools, so I tried them on the starting cube but none of them do anything I think? Or if they're doing anything it's not inherently noticeable.
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Sculpting Viewport Shading

Please forgive such a basic question but I'm very confused - my viewport shading in Sculpt mode is gray, instead of that nice red colour. I'm sure it always used to default to the red. I've restored ...
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Sculpting window is not displaying "zbrush style" shader?

I am not seeing the brown (clay) shader in sculpt mode (blender 2.81). What am I missing?
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How i can get so smooth sculpt

im watching YanSculpts on youtube and i can't see poligons in his Sculpt and i want my sculpt to look like his. Is it different matcap or sth else?
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Sculpt brushes not functioning properly

I'm a total newb to Blender, so I don't know if this is a simple problem, but I'm following a tutorial and am currently learning how to use the sculpt tools. However, while the tutorial is showing ...
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How to fix and reshape messed up shapes in sculpt mode

i’m trying to get more into sculpting. While doing so, i’m sculpting a fetus model. During that, i lost my attention to the hands. Now that i am in Dyntopo mode already, i need to fix the hands: ...
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Sculpt Mode – Turn off zoom on Option/Alt pen click?

I'm using a tablet, when I option (alt) click with the pen tip to rotate. It zooms way into my model. Is there a setting for this? Thanks for any help. Cheers!
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How to sculpt feathers in blender?

i just can't figure out how to sculpt feathers on top of each other in blender ? my problem is , that the previous drawn feather will collide with new one , i want to find a way to sculpt them on top ...
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Blender sculpt symmetry is asymmetric! [issue]

Symmetry is not working in sculpt mode: when I point the brush to a random polygon, you can see one of the blue dots is outside the mesh, like the symmetry axis is offset. You can see the issue in the ...
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Texture Painting in Blender with Python script

I can Sculpt using Python but am having trouble getting Texture Painting to work. Here is a working example of Sculpting: ...
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change dyntopo mesh color away from white WITHOUT matcaps?

WITHOUT changing the viewport shading or using matcaps (which darken the rest of the scene so colors do not match the current sculpt object's color), I need to change the dyntopo color of an object to ...
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duplicated stroke

when I stroke in sculpt mode it does a second identical one there's a second dot as well showing me where the identical line this second line/dot is always on the opposite side of the sculpture does ...
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Blender always crashes when I start working in sculpting mode

Blender always crashes when I start working in sculpting mode, it works good in other modes like object and edit mode but it crashes in sculpting mode, and my laptop does not have any issue related to ...
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Why is the sculpt tool snapping to my mesh's vertices?

I have a mesh. I am trying to sculpt it, but the tool keeps jumping around, snapping itself to the mesh's vertices. I don't have snapping on. Reset brush doesn't fix it. What causes this?
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Sculpt hard edges mouth

I've been trying to sculpt this mouth in sculpt mode but I can't get the surface to enter enough inside the head or make the more detailed sides... Is there any tip on how to 'maximize' the sculpt ...