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Questions tagged [sculpting]

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

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Mirror modifier active after applying

Blender Version 2.79b (2.79b 2018-03-22, Blender Foundation) Issue: As per the screenshot the mirror modifier still appears to be active (see the crease I added) even though it is no longer seen ...
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Blender 2.8 Sculpting splitting at edges

I'm a noob I've looked all over and I don't know what to search for, so I've not had much luck, I apologize in advance. I'm using blender 2.8. So I have an object that I want to sculpt on. Its been ...
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How to create a perfect edge?

I want to create a bottle of shampoo, but I encounter some difficulty... When I apply subdivision surface I got this mesh, how can I fix this? Here is my blend object: https://drive.google.com/open?...
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Some sculpting brush hotkeys change the view rather than the brush

Hey everyone I am new to Blender and I've been watching sculpting tutorials on hotkeys for the sculpting brushes. A few of the brush shortcuts that involve pressing shift and a number for example (...
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Blender 2.79b Sculpting error and / or bug (?)

This is the surface of the object I'm trying to sculpt, to which I applied a 3x Subdivision Surface modifier. [ This is a wire frame overlay to show the face and edge positioning. Here I'm ...
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Smoothing in sculpt mode but not by Smooth tool

Can anybody tell me how the guy from the video is smoothing out the nose in his sculpture? https://youtu.be/TLb_CCoWn5o?t=261 I know that he is using one of those: Draw, Clay, Clay Strips or Layer, ...
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Can we change the size/shape/proportion of the limbs of an already rigged character by moving a bone joint?

My situation is that I have a character already rigged (a Frogman with big long flippers) and I would like to make his feet a bit shorter and more narrow to make it more natural with motion capture ...
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Mesh got damaged while modeling

My Mesh is damaged as shown in pic, I was modelling a Dinosaur and could not see other side, but suddenly when i checked there is some damaged mesh shown in pic. I was using Sculpting before that. Can ...
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Custom alpha brush

I've created this custom brush and my goal is to have a fairly deep cut in the middle, preferably below geometry where I'm sculpting and have the two lines on either side sticking out but only a ...
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Unable To Sculpt On A Particular Area Of The Mesh

I am having trouble sculpting a particular area on this monster's face. As you can see in the picture below, I was able to sculpt fur for his whole face and ears except for one particular area near ...
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Need help sculping wand! Using brushes seemed to be stretched horizontally

Here is the blender project file: Download Here My daughter really wants this particular Harry Potter Wand she saw from some Pottermore website. It's basically some quiz she took that finds the ...
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How would I go about texturing this?

I finished this sculpt a few weeks ago and just came back to it to finish it up, but I don't know the first thing about realistic texturing. Any recommended tutorials? Apologize, very new to this.
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Blender 2.80 sculpting workspace lighting/matcap problem

When I go and switch my workspace to sculpting the matcaps are in gray or like as if the colors are all faded like there is no light
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Model doesn't appear in Solid Sculpt mode

I am a blender newbie here trying to sculpt this model but it doesn't show in Solid mode and also can't do anything in other shading mode . What am I doing wrong ?
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Trying to sculpt using tablet but can only sculpt using when holding control. (mouse sculpting works fine)

Any help? everything else seems to work fine, it even registers my stylus presses as "left click" on other parts of the UI but not for sculpting unless i hold control.
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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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Painting after sculpting

So hey, I'm very new to blender and I can't find any tutorial that is good enough so I could figure out, how can I color a mesh or paint on it after sculpting (so the mesh is complexed) and in general....
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Workspace is different blender 2.8

workspace doesn't show sculpting and the third row with hand icon doesn't show global etc icons
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Lag in Sculpt Mode

I struggle with lag while sculpting. I am beginner in blender. I created an anvil (from Blender Guru tutorial) it has over 883,200 faces. When I navigate, everything is fine. I only have lag when I ...
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Why are my normals not applying correctly onto my model?

When applying some baked normals, both object and tangent baked, onto my model (Shown Below or Above), the normals show up on the model; however, the normals are not in the correct location. After ...
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Sculpting Symmetry not working

I am taking a course currently and part of the sculpting portion includes symmetric application, but the sculpting is not being mirrored along any axis. You can see my settings in the image below:
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Alpha Sculpt Brush blurry

I have no idea what is going on but when I try to sculpt with a high res alpha, the texture shows up extremely pixelated. This is on multires level 7, so mesh resolution is not the problem.
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disable clipping in edit mode?

Is there a method of making objects so that they cannot clip into each other when moving but instead form around them? I don't mean boolean where an object cuts out of another; more of a soft body ...
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Stylus-Activated Pie Menus? Tablet Mode Sculpting?

How to access pie menus when in Tablet mode? In Tablet mode, the keyboard will not be accessible, thus requiring access to the Pie Menus via the stylus pen. I need these menus for Viewpoint shortcuts,...
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Reducing vertex count

I'm making a low poly model of an iceberg and there is a certain part of it that has about a million vertices (which probably got there when I was sculpting the thing). Outside of Edit mode it looks ...
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My Low poly becomes smooth

I'm follow a tutorial to create a low poly environment. So I have to make mountains... I go to Sculpt Mode and activate Dyntopo [ resolution : 7.00 / Refine method : Subditive Collapse / Detailling : ...
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Blender2.8 freezes when using smooth brush

lastly I can't work properly, after few strokes with smooth brush blender just stops working for like 5-8s, it happens very often. My specs: System Windows10 64bit 16GB RAM processor Intel core i7-...
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Where is Add / Subtract button on sculpting in Blender 2.8

Sorry for the silly question but I'm having trouble finding those button on Blender 2.8. If anyone knows this, could you post screenshot of it or tell me where it is..? P.s: I'm editing this since ...
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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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Sculpting Snake hook style without removing the actual shape

I think this is a complicated question. Ill try my best to explain it. So I want to sculpt something with F Snake Hook. Currently im watching a tutorial on how to sculpt, sadly he doesnt explain it ...
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How do I smooth its corner edges horizontally while keeping creases sharp?

Here you can see a footwarmer in the picture which I wanted to smooth these corner edges marked by red circles. I know you can lock in Y direction in sculpt mode, but when I tried to smooth it, it ...
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How to sculpt a High Poly Mesh in Detail?

I'm having an issue with high poly sculpting in blender. Here's my mesh. As you can see, it's composed of 11M polygons, which is quite a lot. The thing is, when I want to sculpt little details, I'm ...
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2.8 Sculpting Resolution?

Newbie sculpting question. When using dynotopo, it looks like a resolution of 10 is a low resolution? Am I understanding this correctly? If so, what number would be considered high resolution for ...
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Error in sculpting, maybe corrupt file

Recently I was attempting to sculpt from a tutorial on youtube and I encountered and error where the brush stopped working consistently and I got a line following the cursor instead. I'm curious if ...
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How to Sculpt Toothpaste or Paint Coming Out of Tube?

I need to create blobs of paint on a palette that look like they've been squeezed out of a tube. Here's an example: Any suggestions on how to model those blobs of paint?
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How can i view white wire in sculpt mode?

I'm beginner in English and blender3d. When i study sculpting of blender in youtube, there are white wires only in front-face of object in streamer's viewport like below picture. But when i select ...
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Dynamic Topology Very Slow

I've been following this tutorial, and at about 22:45 he uses the grab brush to create the neck of our character. At this point, using the grab brush brings Blender to an absolute crawl: it takes a ...
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(Noob question )How to make 2d model to 3d with only side view [duplicate]

I've made a flat model from a side-view image of a creature. At this point I am not sure how to make it 3d. I can extrude it and use a sculpt brush to make it rounder. But it still is a object that ...
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Right Mouse Button Constantly Lags Blender during High Vertex Count Session in Sculpt Mode

I encounter this problem a lot when I accidentally right click my sculpture. I'm wondering if there any feasible solutions to this problem because its really irritating to deal with.
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Issues with combining meshes

So I have been joining meshes and for some reason when I join a mesh and a hand mesh. The hand mesh gets all messes up as you can see in the second picture. But when I combined other meshes together ...
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Combining meshes issues with armature!

So I was combining a two meshes into one and for some reason when I combine certain meshes with armature it messes up the mesh completely. As you can see from the picture I pressed Ctrl + J like you ...
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Scaling Near Root Vertex in Skin Modifier (Ctrl+A) Not Working

I'm trying to follow this tutorial to create a character with the skin modifier. This is what it looks like so far (the encircled vertex has been marked as root) Now when I try to scale the hips ...
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Joining meshes issue

When I combine two meshes one of the meshes changes shape for some reason. Not sure if It has to do with bones or not but Id like to fix this. Can someone explain how to fix this issue.
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Hole pattern in model when moving in sculpt mode

this is not the first time this is occuring to me and I wonder if it might lead to problems further down the road. I created a metaball as I mostly do when starting to sculpt and as soon as I am ...
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To access a sculpting tool via python

I'm trying to blender addon for VR. For that I need to access scripts of sculpting brushes. How can I do that. I know the fact that these tools are incorporated with the core of Blender which is ...
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Sculpt deformation fix

I am at my very first sculpting attemppt and having some deformations, as to be seen in the picture. If anyone can explain how this comes up, how to get rid of it and how to avoid it in the first ...
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Not able to sculpt details

I recently started blender and I made the basic shape of my model in edit mode and I want to start sculpting. I'm trying to sculpt details like folds in the skin, but I'm not able to add really small ...
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Sculpting a head

So I'm sculpting a head and i just got done with making the front and side view and now i need to fill in the areas and make them the actual shape of a head. What is the best way to go about this task?...
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Why is my brush texture so low res?

I've tried making my own texture in photoshop to use on my model and I've noticed that it isn't working as it's supposed to. It's really pixelated even when using multires. I tried downloading some ...
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where i get alpha brushes for texture paint and sculpting for free?

i have google this,but unfortunately there are a a lot of good ones but paid and some are packs for zbrush, some are images or files in zbrush format, so where can i get a lot of brushes with enough ...