Questions tagged [sculpting]

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

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Masking selected vertices for sculpting

I have 3 questions related to masking in blender. I'm using latest 2.80rc2. Is there a way to mask a subobject or selected vertices inside a mesh? Can we mask a selected vertex group? For example, ...
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Where is the Sculpt Brush radius lock in 2.8?

I've been trying to find the radius lock in 2.8 and i just can't find it anywhere [![enter image description here][1]][1] [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/x3ehS.png
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Sculpture UV & Paint Issue

I'll start this off by saying I'm new to this. I've tried to look this up, but I can't seem to figure out exactly what the problem is. So, I made a sculpture watching a tutorial, and it turned out ...
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How to create a perfect depth hole?

I want to create a perfect depth hole. I tried using boolean and bevel after, but doesn't work... Here is my reference image:
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Sculptors Toolbox - Ultimate Brushes in Blender 2.8

I got Sculptors toolbox a while ago and I can't get it to work in Blender 2.8. Nothing happens when I import it like in the instructions. Is the installation different in 2.79 and 2.8? Anyone with ...
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Sculpt brush size lock in 2.8

Where did the brush size lock go for sculpt mode in 2.8???
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How to see outline in blender sculpt mode?

I know it can be done because I did it once, but I do not remember how to do it.
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HELP! I made a mistake when sculpting and when trying to fix it, it lead to a bigger problem

(Pictures included to help get my point across :) ) I was sculpting this character that I've been working on and I made a classic blunder. When I was sculpting the ear i accidentally forgot to turn ...
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How can I map SHIFT key to mouse and make it work in Blender?

I'm trying to sculpt in blender on my tablet PC just using the mouse and stylus. To do this I activated 3-button mouse emulation and set my 5-button mouse to ALT, CRTL, and SHIFT. Using these settings ...
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Sculpting in Scripting

I'm newbie in Blender. Tell me please, how can I use Python API to apply sculpting? I've tried to use bpy.ops.sculpt.brush_stroke() function, but it doesn't work.
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Sculpt looks pixilated

This is a leaf to a Chinese money plant that I've been working on. I went into sculpt mode to add the veins. But, when I try to sculpt any detail, it comes out looking a bit... Chunky. Like it's ...
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My background reference image isn't showing within blender?

Good evening everyone. I'm a person new to blender, and I was watching a few tutorials that would take me through the process of creating/rendering a creature design in 3d, and from what was shown, I ...
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Sculpt tools not working AT ALL

I have an object that is not affected at all by any sculpting tools and whenever I create a new object and use snake hook on it almost seems like its subtracting the object? It worked fine before but ...
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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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Topology Issue on stylized character

I'm currently working on a stylized character. The goal of the project currently was to apply/learn topology on exaggerated characters. I've run into a problem because It seems that I've used the ...
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SCULPT - Using the tools only holding down the shortcut keys

I'm a mouse user and after a while sculpting my fingers just starts to die. There's a way in blender where I can use a tool, draw tool for example, only holding down the shortcut key to that tool ...
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How to select a specific area in the Object?

In this video at 21:02 he does the same thing which he did on the top. I could do it with the top pressing the Alt button and clicking on the edge, but I can't select the area at the bottom like he ...
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Sculpting - Undo with dnytopo working strangely -_-

Hope this is the right place to post this question I'm kinda new to Blender and I'm having fun with its sculpting tools BUT when I'm sculpting with Dyntopo and trying to do an undo (ctrl-z) its shows ...
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Symmetrize from +X to -X

I'm using Blender 2.8 and want to symmetrize my sculpted model. I've tried Modeling -> Mesh -> Symmetrize but this only offers to symmetrize from -X to +X. How can I symmetrize from +X to -X instead? ...
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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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Modeling a picture frame

I'm doing a VR Museum and I need to model some painting frames (picture for reference). I know how to make the basic structure of the frame, but the organic details are what's really bothering me. Is ...
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Sculpting with both Z and X axis symmetry?

Pretty simple question, i would really like to sculpt some pillars that are symmetrical on both the x and z axis, is there any way at all to enable this in blender? or is there a way to make a model ...
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Model looks strange when zoomed out

The head of my character looked completely fine as I sculpted it in perspective view. Obviously, adding the body required me to zoom out to view the entire model. By doing this, however, the head that ...
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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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What is the order of importance of the pc components to be able to sculpt with really many polygons in blender?

I refer to RAM, GPU, CPU, I want to know which is the most important component to invest more in that than in the rest, I want to sculpt fluidly since that's more fun.
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Blender 2.8 Multires Sculpt with texture on

In the newest build of 2.8 as of today (June 8th 2019). I am trying to sculpt an object while also having a specific texture show on the same object. I cannot find any way to do that. As soon as I ...
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why doesn't my new meshes which I add does not appear in the sculpting tab in blender2.8

Why does not my eyes which I added separately in blender layout does not seem to appear in the sculpting when I select other objects, in this case, the character the problem is when I add new objects ...
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unnormal Sculpting mode problem

Am facing this problem every time I use blender in sculpting mode Notice the points and patterns appears on uv sphere
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Pen won't sculpt in blender

I've just started using blender. At first, my XP PEN was able to sculpt just fine using its pen. Now, however, the pen suddenly doesn't work when sculpting. The tablet recognizes the pen is there, as ...
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Carving runes in a Mesh

I'm very new to blender and also new to this forum. I want to carve runes in a golem that I created using blendere but I can't get what I want. I'm trying to use some brushs like "crease" but it has ...
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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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Using the Sculpt feature and getting really odd results

Alright, so I'm learning how to make models in blender and am at the point where I can sculpt, retopo, texture, and export a model, no problem. I started in earnest yesterday on my first project and ...
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How to add Brushes in 2.8

Trying to add brushes to blender. Following this tutorial but nothing is the same anymore, I am using 2.80 latest build. Trying to add these brushes, but I cannot find anything on how to add in 2.80....
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Multiresolution Modifier - Lost of details

Blender Version 2.79 Problem: With a multiresolution on, when switching between Sculpt and Object Mode, the vertices displayed are different. When the Multiresolution is applied, the object is not ...
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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: ...