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Questions tagged [sculpting]

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

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For what its used dyntopo and why this artist did two sculptings (dyntopo and multiresolution sculpting)?

i want to know why this incredible artist used two ways to sculpt and what its the diference of them https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc3cRVG3me4 that i know multiresolution its needed for sculpting, i ...
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Trouble combining multiple objects in the same mesh

just having a little trouble combining the 4 bodies in the attached image so I can continue to sculpt. They show up as being a part of the same mesh, but will not blend together in sculpt mode. Thanks ...
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Grab tool not working

All my sculpting tools are working but not the grab tool. I dont see the circle of the tool.Meaming i cant grabamd pull or push with the vrab tol somce i cant see the circle. I will appreciate if ...
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The easiest way to model a person [closed]

I'm curious what is the easiest way to make a person in the blender from 0. I mean the easiest way to understand and implement. I'm not interested in being top quality yet, but look good.
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Why is there no smooth shading when sculpting with multiresolution in 2.8? [closed]

the title says it all... Take the default cube, set it to smooth shading, add a multiresolution modifier and subdivide a couple of times. Smooth! Enter sculpt mode -> flat shading! Is it because of ...
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Best strategy for rigging and modelling tongue in face

We are working on a cute monster with a big tongue: We want the tongue to have a different material and texture than the rest of the body. We also want to rig the tongue so it elastically stretch ...
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Should I turn off Dynamic Topology if I have a huge number of verts?

So, I'm making quite a big mesh and at some point I've reached 1.5-2 million verts. This, obviously, slowed down Blender and it's near impossible to work. Is it ok if I turn off Dyntopo? If so, how do ...
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Veikk 1560 (Wacom Cintiq alternative) compatibility issues

Hello dear Blender users! I'm an avid Blender user myself, and I've been looking for an option to sculpt faster than with my mouse (LOL, to be fair, I'm pretty decent at it anyway but it's veeeeryyyy ...
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Where to really learn the “theory” behind Loop flow, and sculpting [duplicate]

Pardon the title, I am aware that topology is generally a lesser concern with sculpting, but I've been wonder if there was a book or lecture - perhaps on youtube or elsewhere - that could explain both ...
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Sculpting not updating in Lookdev and Rendered mode (2.8)

While sculpting, the model doesn't update in Lookdev and Rendered mode (EEVEE). It's as nothing is happening while I sculpt, but when I change to object mode, all the sculpting shows up. I can have ...
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Adding And Naming New Sculpt Brush

After adding sculpt brushes, I would like to assign hot-keys. However, when trying to do so in Preferences/Input/3D View/Sculpt, the only names available to assign to the brush are the default names. ...
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Is it possible to work with quads in Dyntopo-like sculpting?

I'm currently working on a 3D character which I sculpted with dyntopo. While sculpting this way is very nice and exactly what I am looking for, the mesh it generates is made of triangles and thus ...
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bool tool union not working

i want to add that chunk to the mesh using union and sculpt over the two but instead of joining the object subtracts. interestingly when i move the object i want to add a little it works but not in ...
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How to Import Blender 2.79 built-in matcaps to Blender 2.80?

I'm missing my favorite matcap from Blender 2.79 in 2.80, this one on the left, indicated with a blue border: Is there a way to extract matcaps from 2.79 and import them into 2.80? Or maybe there is ...
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How to detail this cushions?

I am creating a photo realistic leather club chair. I've finished the blockout and im now moving on into creating the high poly. I plan on sculpting wrinkles and such on the chair, but i'm unsure as ...
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I am new to blender and when I sculpt it isn't smooth like in videos I have watched

Whenever I watch a video on blender and they use a sculpting brush it is smooth but whenever I use a sculpting brush it comes out very sharp and polygonal, What do I do? I was watching this video ...
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bool tool wont let me join mesh together to sculpt over

i want bridge these two parts of the mesh together so i can sculpt over but when i add some mesh between and try an union them it deletes geometry instead. why wont they join together and is there any ...
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Missing the circle brush in sculpt mode using Blender 2.8

When I open a new sculpt scene it works perfectly, but as I was editing my own model I must have pressed something by mistake and now it's disappeared. The green arrows are pointing to the diamater/...
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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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I have lost Symmetry when sculpting

For some reason when I sculpt on one leg the other is not manipulated in the right place!? you can see in this pic the leg on the right I made a bump on the foot and some bulges on the lower and upper ...
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Importing and then sculpting onto a model from Solidworks?

I am interested in learning to use Blender. I currently use Solidworks at work and at home, but I occasionally want to add more organic elements which can be a pain in Solidworks. For this specific ...
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Why is this happening? Vertices out of tool radius get modified

Does anyone know why the ear gets changed extruded too when i try to extrude the temple area? Symmetry is turned off and "use front faces only" is turned on. i have no idea whats causing other ...
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In clipping border mode, sculpt tool has no effect, help is much appreciated

When working in in clipping border mode (Alt + B) I cannot use sculpt tool on certain objects. If I deactivat it again, it works. Through elimination of other objects on the layer I figured out that ...
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I'm having trouble with the symmetrize +X to -X

At the beginning of my sculpt, I worked on head and body as separate meshes, but something went wrong with symmetry when I booled them together. Didn't really notice it for a little while, but when I ...
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My brush strokes aren't even in sculpt mode

So well... I have a model i crated in edit mode and i want to sculpt on it, as i wanted to add detail i decided to sculpt with dynamic topology, but whenever i made a horizontal stroke from left to ...
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Enable dyntopo in Blender 2.80 Beta

I downloaded the Blender 2.80 Beta and wanted to try some sculpting, but I can't find where to enable dyntopo. Is it not supported in Blender 2.80?
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Why is my Smooth tool causing the surface of my sculpt to be reflective?

While sculpting something - inexplicably after I boolean joined two meshes - the newly joined mesh has an issue where the smooth tool will cause the normals to become reflective! I've tried ...
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Mirroring during retopology creates aberrations on mirrored axis

No idea how else to explain than to show this: It should be mirroring it, but for some reason the other side comes out really weird. And not just this part. There are other parts, too. Side A with ...
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Sculpting Mesh Problem

I tried to google a solution to this but had some trouble as I wasn't sure how to describe this problem exactly. I noticed that when I 'over' sculpt an area, the mesh starts to disappear/mess up as ...
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Work Flow for Rigging a High Poly Mesh for 3D Printing

I'm trying to model and rig a figure for 3D printing. I started with a box modeled base mesh, then I sculpted the high resolution mesh. My problem is I can't use the standard methods of baking a ...
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3D Touch Pad Stylus

So I am looking into buying a Touch Pad sculpting stylus and was just wondering if anyone would be able to give me an idea as to where I should start my search. I have been trying to sculpt in blender ...
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Problem in the sculpting mode

I'm starting now in blender and when i was making my first modeling this problem appeared right after I saved the file. Someone know how to fix this? Thanks for the help!
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Blender aquivalent to zbrush's polish-option

i recently followed this zbrush-tutorial on sculpting a character. https://pixologic.com/zclassroom/lesson/the-eyes-part-2 During this tutorial the tutor made use of the polish-option. (ca.4:50 i ...
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Is there an option to fix joined but separate metaballs in sculpting?

To sum it up: I didn't think booleaning. I think it'll probably need to be cleaned up anyway, considering that the joined meshes have faces inside the body. I'm very new to this, which is why I must ...
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Character Modeling vs Sculpting

I'm using blender since a pair of years, but still I did very few about characters creating because I feel like it's the hardest stuff to figure out. When it comes about creating a new object, I would ...
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Modeling, sculpting, and shadeing help

I have been using blender for about two years. And i am still lagging in molding, sculpting and shading knowledge would any one have some good wholesome and helpful tutorials?
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How can I create and project a symbol/rune on a sculpture? (like Blizzard's games)

How can I create and project a symbol, rune or logo to a sculpture and make it look like it is from a Blizzard game? What are the sculpt brush settings to project it on any surface (flat or round), ...
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Unwrap and Texture after Sculpting Workflow

I'm kinda new to Blender, 3 weeks of learning maybe, and I'm wondering how I can unwrap and texture after sculpting, because the mesh is too dense.
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How to close a true hole in model? The model is closed, but has an edge loop that creates a hole throught it

I have a 3D scan that I'm fixing in the Sculpt mode. My problem, I filled all holes that made the object unclosed. But now I have a few actual holes, as in the geometry is "valid"? When I sculpt the ...
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Brushes Drawing Perpendicular Lines?

All sculpting brushes draw two straight lines and out come two lines, each with an accompnaying perpendicular line. Any idea what's going on here? Edit: I should also mention that it only happens in ...
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How to make nice curvy contour on high detailed (sculpted) mesh?

I run into the problem that I have quite irregular (bumpy) contour shapes from certain angles on my sculpted model. So I have this form: And I want to correct it to look something like this: The ...
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What's the best technique for sculpting these kind of details?

I want the engravings on the sword to be noticeable, but can't seem to get it right. I usually try with crease tool and with masking, but it doesn't work as well when the details are pretty tiny. Here'...
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Is there a custom character creator addon in Blender?

Basically I’m trying to make some characters in sculpt mode, I can do it but it takes me a good few days to make it look the way I want and then it comes to texturing and that’s where it all falls ...
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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 make object symmetrical?

I have a sculpted object which was edited manually in edit mode. Since than the symmetry was broken. I want to make the object symmetrical, but since it was a sculpted object it was not idencical ...
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Import ZBrush (.ZBP) brushes to Blender?

I found a really nice free set of fabric crease brushes I could really use for a project I'm currently working on, Only trouble is they're ZBrush ZBP files. Is there any way to get them up and running ...
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Sculpting problem

Good day Blenders! I've come across quite a problem I do not how to deal with and I hope that some of you could grant insight of what I could do. I'm making a sort of the same concept like Rocket ...
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Help: Sculpting details suddenly disappear

So I was sculpting details onto several different objects and moved onto the next one in the scene when suddenly all the detail/data/info/sculpting progress I had on the other models in the scene just ...
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Transformation of object based on axis

ive been doing some sculpting in blender and i run into a problem that i need a proper transformation of my object. I tried with rotation but it does not help. This is what im talking about: I want ...
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What is this anomaly when I'm trying to sculpt and how do I fix it?

The mesh derived from a cylinder and I've put Mirror, Bevel and Subsurf modifiers on it before sculpting. EDIT: Ok, so flood filling seemed to have fixed the weird stretching. But the brushes don't ...