Questions tagged [sculpting]

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

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Curves not available for Scrape/Peaks (sculpt mode)

I\m following this tutorial (blender 2.79) and at ~12:00, a curve is selected for the Scrape/Peak tool. However, I can't find in in blender 2.8. Where is it?
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Boolean modifier's union option keeps meshes inside it's mesh from target mesh

so i'm beginner for sculpting. and i was going to sculpt my character's feet fingers. i was just going to join a cylinder to feet with Boolean modifiers union method. but this happens. it looks ...
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After Merging Duplicate Vertices, Sculpt Mode Model Drastically Effected

Ultimately, I am trying to subdivide my current model, but I can't until I clean it up. Subdividing without cleaning causes crazy protruding vertices everywhere. Using Blender 2.8, I've begun the ...
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in sculpt mode the circle disappears when brushing

the circle i'm talking about is this blue circle whenever i starts brushing with any brush in sculpt mode the circle disappears but i need it to be revealed. is there any way to keep it revealed i'm ...
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Mask Slice to new object creates weird artifact

I tried to mask then slice to new object on a cyllinder. Only the "outer shell" got separated, and not an entire part. What am I doing wrong? So it seems like it doesn't like slicing partially. It ...
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graphics tablet not working in sculpt or paint mode? [closed]

Hi there blender commune, I got a Ugee tablet and for some reason it doesn't work in sculpt or paint mode in blender?
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Does anyone know if blender 2.8 has a zbrush clip brush?

In ZBrush you are able to clip a mesh clean off instantly, no trimming that creates rough meshes everywhere. Is that possible in blender too?
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Viewport fps drop when Dyntopo mesh has more than 200k tris and Zoom-in/out is a temporary fix

When I enter Dyntopo mode for a model with more than 200k tris my viewport gets slow. That also happening when I save the scene, do undo and choosing some other brushes(like Draw and Draw Sharp) in ...
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Symmetrize only masked area

Is there any way to only symmetrize the masked part of and object in sculpting mode? The Remesh->Symmetrize in dyntopo option will symmetrize the whole object even when some part of it is masked or ...
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Hide part of mesh in sculpt mode

I have this block model with a hood. I didn't think of this ahead of time. but I want to be sculpt the ears and back of the head. I can't do that with the hood in the way. I have a vertex group set up ...
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Object Remesh with multiple material

I have a problem when i am trying to remesh this model it consists of this sphere and sticks as hair system so i want to remesh them so the sticks appear emerging from the sphere when i remesh with ...
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Model via sculpting silhouette?

Is there any method or tool that would allow you to adjust a model by slicing off parts of the silhouette? Basically it would be done like this, https://i.gyazo.com/5981439ade7a751d61f8d1a3d4f80029....
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Remesh breaks the surface of object

I've just started to learn Blender by following a tutorial on youtube. My problem is that when I remesh this object, the surface breaks. I don't know what causes this since I'm following the tutorial ...
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Reference Image & Masking by Selection

I want to sculpt within the bounds of a selection of an image. Is there a way to use a reference image or a selected portion of a reference image to apply a mask to a planar mesh so that the mask ...
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start up sculpting a human head

I'd like to start Blender by sculpting a human head . How can I import a ready made model head , and where can I find the classical sculpting tools of sculpting?
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Cloth Simulation Not going through Ring

Good day, I'm making a 3D model of a garbage bag holder. Unfortunately, when I got to the plastic bag, I hit a major barrier. I've been trying to make a cloth simulation to make it look like a bag ...
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Blender 2.83 crashes on sculpt [closed]

My goal is to programmatically sculpt a crease into the body of a car. Not much luck so far in sculpting & rendering programmatically, but I have made two observations: 1) I run the Blender UI, ...
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RETOPOLOGY: am I doing it correctly? If yes, how time-consuming is it supposed to be for a full model? [closed]

[ This is the head of a bird model I'm making. The red is the retopo (plane meshes).
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Sculpting selection problem

I have problem with selecting in sculpting. It only wants to sculpt the last object I selected in Object mode. Here only plane.010 is being sculpted and its mesh icon is highlighted, when I press ...
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Where did the Polish brush go in 2.8?

I've hear that flatten brush is similar to the polish brush. Was it just redundant so they removed the polish brush? Will flatten give me the same result? Thanks!
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A slight issue with the pinch tool

When I try to use the pinch tool, a weird red line appears that I must drag for the tool to take effect. I don't know why it is because with another object and in a different session such a thing ...
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Blender Scultpting mode: Brush is rotate

I am a beginner in sculpting on a blender. All of my objects work fine except one. When I want the sculpted, the brush is turned towards the ground instead of facing me. Thank you for your help.
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Rearrange vertices

I've just been aware of the existence of the "metaball-mesh" which seems very interesting, but when converted into a mesh, the vertices are arranged really messy, and it doesn't even mirror correctly. ...
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How to change the shortcut (F) to resize the brush in sculpt mode

how can i change the shortcut to resize the brush in sculpt mode, i want to use the S Key instead of the F key.
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Mask only the front faces with lasso mask tool in sculpt mode

Is it possible to mask only the front faces in blender 2.82 with the lasso mask tool in sculpt mode without the need to hide all the underlying faces?
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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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Can I control the pressure/size mapping of the Clay brush with a custom curve?

I saw this in the update log for version 2.82: Clay and Clay Strips brush tools now have non-linear input pressure/strength and pressure/size curves to increase their range values. Does it ...
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Inflate sometimes shows a spikey result

Sometimes inflate inflates and it looks good. Sometimes it misses a bunch of points and it looks spikey. Im not sure what causes this but im thinking its related to the overall angle the edges are at....
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How to use renders in blender for 3D printing?

For the moment I am unable to use Design Doll because I'm currently using a Mac system and so I'm trying to understand how I would be able to import render files similar to those I would have from ...
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How to distribute/use polygons more evenly when sculpting?

I have been working on sculpting a dragon for 3D printing. The mesh contains a lot of polygons to work with, but the sculpting tools are only using a few of them, leading to many wasted polygons in ...
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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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Why does my sculpt deform when adding another subdivison?

I have a multires modifier with four subdivisions and everything is fine. Once I add a 5th one, points statrt sticking out of the head of my sculpted model. The don't go away until I reduce the ...
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Blender 2.82 sculpting brush size shortcut “F” key shows different size in Scene mode(Radius Unit)

In view mode, when press F key to change brush size, it keeps the same size when you click to confirm, but when I change brush size in Scene mode, the preview brush size is different than the brush ...
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Dyntopo doesn`t do anything even though it's activated

While sculpting a hand dyntopo stopped working after I unionized the last Finger to the hand. It worked for the first four, but after the last it didn't. It shows that it is activated, but it just ...
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bpy.ops.sculpt.brush_stroke Incorrect context when called using the bpy module in headless mode

I have been trying to sculpt a mesh using the Python API (v2.83), running via the bpy module in headless mode. So far, I can render the mesh as is, but as soon as I ...
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Sculpting Cursor Form

The shape of my sculpting cursor is elliptic on my cylinder. I don't understand as in edit mode, my cylinder is pretty subdivided. Any idea where that comes from? Thanks in advance for the help
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Radial Control behavior in Sculpt Mode

I want to change a little how Radial Control works in Sculpt Mode. So, I have Blender 2.82 and by default when I have my brush selected with some particular size and hold the button for Radial ...
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How to use dynamic topology in sculpting to create low poly style items?

I have recently watched a youtube tutorial about creating a low poly style island (https://youtu.be/0lj643VmTsg). I set up everything in sculpt mode as the video told me so (changed the deatailing to ...
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Where did the left-hand toolbar go?

It doesn't matter which mode I'm in (object or edit), or which tab (sculpting, modeling), the left hand toolbar is about 1/8th the size it should be, and none of the tools I need to manipulate the ...
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Why does it render smooth?

I know I did by mistake a key combination in sculpt mode but i dont know how to reset this. I just want a low poly image of this tiles: but in sculpt mode and the rendert image (not render mode!) are ...
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How to sculpt along a specific axis?

I have faced a problem in sculpting: When trying to grab, sculpt result ends up traveling along the X or Y axis while trying to be pulled down Z axis. Is there I can set Blender to sculpt along the ...
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Automatically optimize texture files and materials, to be able to sculpt and paint

I used meshroom(photogrammetry software) to create models. Importing them into blender, I notice many texture files and every time I try to use clone in Texture Paint, Blender crashes. How do I ...
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complete object looks transparent in sculpting mode

Everything was working great with Blender 2.79 but I can't do sculpting in Blender 2.82. whenever i open my sculpting window for new project, the default cube looks transparent like object, i have ...
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Need help with sculpting a shield

So I'm very new to Blender, literally only days old. I never studied 3D modeling, I'm trying to learn by myself, I'm watching lots of tutorials to learn, my main use for Blender will be 3D printing my ...
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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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Import Rhino into Blender - problem sculpting

(I'm new to the sculpting and Blender world, and need a bit of help) I'm currently working in Rhino and hoping to import some Rhino models into Blender for additional sculpting, then put back into ...
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A problem with going to Sculpting mode

I'm trying to go to sculpting mode, but then my object becomes flat and solid-colored. How do I change it? It works okay when I try to access sculpting through the list in the top-left corner, while ...
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Performance issues after making new topology

When I finished sculpting my mesh, it ended up with around 2milion faces containing mostly triangles because of dyntopo constant detail 50px at some places and 5-20px at others. I decided to make a ...
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How to use image as alpha while sculpting?

How are you? So, I'm having this trouble while sculpting where the image I'm using does not apply as an alpha, which would change the way my brush works. It's working more like a Stencil or something ...
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Blender 2.82 features not available in my latest installation [closed]

I downloaded and installed the latest version of 2.82 today, and installed it over the 2.81 version I used to far. I did the same thing when I upgraded from 2.80 to 2.81 and I had no issues. This ...

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