Questions tagged [sculpting]

Questions pertaining to Blender's built in sculpting tools and or plugins.

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Wacom Intuos Pro (tablet) not working with Blender on OSX

My Wacom Intuos Pro isn't working when I try to use it in Blender. I can move the cursor of the computer but not Blender's cursor. How can I debug or provide more information? Outside of blender, ...
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How do I view Annotations (i.e. pencil strokes) in the Sculpting Workspace?

I am using the Annotate tool via D+LMB in the default Layout Workspace, and it works fine. When I switch to the Sculpting Workspace, all the pencil strokes turn invisible! I can still draw, but they'...
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object completely disappears in sculpt

I have been doing Andrew Price's anvil tutorial repeatedly with quite a few restarts from scratch. My latest attempt was fine through completion of UV unwrapping. then I entered sculpt mode and the ...
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Where is my object in sculpting tab

Hi I’m new to blender and this might be a stupid question but why is it when I open the sculpting tab on blender in the place of the object there is a gray void where the object is suppose to be.
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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 get rid of the tear in the middle of my object after using the mirror modifier?

I'm sorry if this question has already been asked, but I was following a tutorial and after sculpting, I reapplied the mirror modifier but my mesh looks like this: Is there is any way to fix this ...
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Sculpting problem

I downloaded a free 3d Blender Character and I wanted to change a little the body and face shape but i can t do anything. When I select a brush it does nothing. What can I do to change it? I am a 3d ...
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Adding details to low poly model for 3d printing

I am trying to add details to a model in order to 3d print it. The model itself is a WoW character, but the problem is the low poly count and the lack of details for the armor. Please, keep in mind ...
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How can I make grooves deeper on a scanned 3d model?

I have an 3d Scanned Object and I want to print it out but the grooves are too small for the 3d printer how can I make them deeper without having to sculpt every groove by myself? The mesh is a chaos ...
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How do I use 'Dynamic mesh preview' in Blender 2.81?

A new feature called the dynamic mesh preview was added in blender 2.81 for the sculpt mode, but, I can't see a way of using it. I was trying to try it out but I don't know how to toggle this on or ...
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What the hell is happening [closed]

I really need help my structure is all choped up when I zoom away.
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How to achieve good Topology [closed]

What's the best way to create good typology like the above example has? Is it achieved through retopology or can you be accurate while modeling and sculpting?
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How do I make my object look smooth without using the subdivision surface modifier?

Sorry if I phrase this incorrectly but I was following a tutorial for a character model (the link should be below, end of part 4 and beginning of part 5) and I don't understand how he got the body to ...
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Is there a way to erase the masked part of a model (sculp mode) without select the parts in edit mode? (Blender 2.8)

It is easier select in sculpt mode. Thanks. I add more information: I need to erase the masked parts.
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How can I relocate the Transform tool in Sculpt mode (Blender2.81)?

I tried to relocate the position of this tool but the same time my mesh (its unmasked part exactly) was also transformed. Well If i mask out the whole object I can manipulate the tool's position, ...
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Modeling a low-poly crater in Blender

Quick disclaimer: I'm relatively new to Blender, and so I apologize in advance for my ignorance. "What is the best way to approach modeling a Low-Poly crater in Blender?" Here's an example of a ...
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Shape Keys: Best method for simple mouth shape

Im trying to determine the best way to create the mouth animation of this hard working carrot! I will use shape keys, I’m just trying to create a clean mouth shape out of the Mesh. I’ve tried ...
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Sculpt distortion

if anyone has any clue as to why I cannot get a straight line of faces around the eyes I would love to hear any advice on what I could do better to avoid this in the future. Thanks a lot!
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It looks different in object mode and sculpt mode

I imported obj file which was made in Maya. And I sculpted details in Blender. And then I'm trying to export it as an OBJ file but I can't see the details as an OBJ or others. I can see all the ...
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Eliminate holes in mesh for stl files

Being a hack while sculpting I end up with multiple holes in the mesh. Many can't be seen and this causes problems when I use the STL file to cnc machine the object. Is there a simple way to correct ...
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Can't find remesh button

I'm pretty a newbie here and also in Blender in general. I'm in trouble with one thing in particular: How could I switch sculpting through different objects in sculpt mode? Let me first say that I ...
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Can't seem to be able to dissolve edges?

Hey so I'm relatively new to Blender. I've been following a tutorial to create a catapult but I can't seem to dissolve the edges on a certain part of a wheel. I've done this a number of times before ...
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Why is my sculpture growing sharp and edgy when I try to (for example) grow an arm from the main sphere? Or trying to extend something?

I'm completely new to Blender. I wanted to use it for sculpting, but I came across a big problem that is completely messing me up. Like I'd be trying to make an arm or some horns, but when it gets ...
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Sculpting Symetry X Issue

I have started sculpting in Blender and Im not the biggest expert. I have a little issue now. When I started sculping Symetry X was on and it is still on. It worked all perfectly, it did mirror each ...
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Ideas for details at sculpting [closed]

This is my current sculpt. What other details do artist get into an initial sculpt before baking into a retopologized model. This is just the sculpted model with a shader. Is it too difficult do add ...
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Blender is undoing my progress for no reason and I don't know why

I'm sorry for all the questions I keep asking here but I don't often use it for what I'm doing... I'm sculpting a figure right now and I notice blender keeps undoing my progress. And no, I am NOT ...
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Sculpting: Keys to sculpting internal parts

I've sculpted a body that I'm happy with, actually several in practice. I haven't figured out how to sculpt an object that has interior attributes. Let's say like rose, if you sculpt a rose, it looks ...
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Objects not shown in sculpt mode

Blender 2.80 I have a strange effect. In my blend files I have multipe objects. All objects have been sculpted in the past. Now all are visible as objects, can be selected, textured etc. But in ...
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what is going on with this one side? [duplicate]

So I'm still having trouble with this hair, but now I've run into another problem. I didn't have any particular texture for the shapes on Blender and after watching a tutorial instead of just winging ...
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Difficulty sculpting with skin texture

I seem to be having trouble sculpting with skin texture. in order for the texture to show up i had to set dynamesh to 200, and then i have to smooth, then apply the texture. I have a powerful machine,...
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Sculpting Distortion 2.8

After a long time I try myself in sculpting again, using 2.8 and having a problem sculpting on cylinders. As you can see in the picture the faces sort of... splitter off, I would say? If anyone could ...
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Sculpting brushes behaves weird

I was working on this tutorial for quite a while, until I ran into this problem I can't solve, and I abandoned it. In short, when I use sculpting mode brushes it pixelated and ruined the mesh (image 1)...
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Can I vertex paint on top of procedural texture?

can I vertex paint on to of procedural texture? I just start getting into the texture/coloring of models, I've spent a lot of time learning the modeling aspect of blender. This is model isn't an ...
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Baked normal looks pixelated

I have two models one low poly and one high poly. The high poly is one that I have been sculpting on and I used that one to bake a normal, but for some reason when I use the normal on the low poly ...
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Fixing texture brush

I'm trying to use a texture brush that i've added, the source "skin" brush is a 528 by 528 image. When I use my brush with dyntopo resolution set 200, this is the result. Obviously this is incorrect. ...
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Why do my meshes do weird things after subdividing with the multires modifier?

This is how I usually sculpt: -start with the multires modifier on 1 subdivision -when I need more detail I increase the subdivisions But every time I click subdivide it does weird things to my ...
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How do you keep your mesh posed in sculpt mode?

In most of my models I'm able to keep my armature posed when I enter sculpt mode, except for one that just resets to T posing with the bones left posed. I was wondering if there was a setting I messed ...
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Modelling a modern dome tent

I am trying to model a dome tent with four sides for an outdoor night scene but I cannot figure out the modelling approach. I have seen this question and it helps to make the basic shape, but I want ...
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Workflow overview

I have been working blender trying learn my around the short cuts and get accustomed to modelling. I'm now comfortable i'd like to go through a typical work flow with this model. From what I see ...
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SCULPTING - Blender 2.8 “emulate 3 button mouse” disables ALT+LMB

Im using a graphics tablet, therefore i have "emulate 3 button mouse" enabled in the preferences. However if i want to sculpt on multiple objects at the same time, i cannot use Alt + LMB to change ...
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how do I smooth an object together?

Weird title, I'm sure, but I'm trying to sort of smooth some objects together... I started by making four pieces. Then I joined the four pieces into one, thinking I could use the smooth tool to make ...
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Modeling and Sculpting a Crown

I am progressing on my first Blender sculpt. I am currently modeling a crown for a statue of a king lying on a marble slab. Sculpting has progressed well so far as long as it consisted of a ...
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Help sculpting Malwiya mosque

I need help to sculpt the Mawiya mosque depicted below: . I tried to do that in Blender 2.81 but I couldn't bring the same spiral walking path. That is what I came out with: I have used Cylinders ...
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What is the most effective workflow to create game assets for a mobile game like Brawl Stars?

knowing an approximate Amount of Tris for each character/background object (considering it will have a similar amount of objects displayed at the same time as Brawl Stars), needing for sculpting, ...
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Issue with sculpt mode in Blender 2.8

I'm currently trying to sculpt a plane. Looks simple, but in my case, I obtain this: or: Details: The "weird thing" happens only after the first click with the brush. The first click works well, as ...
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Unable to use tablet brush pressure

I'm using Blender 2.8 but I cannot achieve to use the Wacom tablet pressure in sculpt mode like in other software. Is this a known bug?
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Automatic edge or loop matching

I want to create terrains in 1 km sq sections. I would like to be able to sculpt one section, then create another plane, for another section, transform it's location where two edges are basically in ...
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Want to know if I can remesh joined objects in a character model

Good afternoon, I've recently trying to get the swing of making character model in blender, primarily through sculpting. I've only recently attempt to combine different parts of the anatomy into a ...
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How to extrude alpha texture

With the reference video from zbrush (reference video) Is there any way to extrude alpha texture as shown in the video. Any suggestion or how it work. How can i use the Alpha texture and extrude them....
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why blender create holes in mesh when i go to sculpt mode? [duplicate]

So, I am doing the "blender guru" tutorial, and when it's time to sculpt, my "icing" object creates this holes, anyone knows how to solve it?