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

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First time using blender, can’t get updates from sculpting mode into other modes?

This is my very first project in blender. I’m trying to do a self portrait. Everything was fine for a while until I realized that when I switched to other modes, everything I did in sculpting mode ...
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Sculpt mode remesh settings

I have ran into a problem when sculpting. While sculpting I would hit the "Shift R" buttons to bring up a grid to see what size of remeshing I would do before I would "Ctrl R". Now ...
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How can i fix these missing vertices?

This is my first time ever using blender, or any other 3D software (aka i have no idea what im doing). im following blender guru's donut tutorial on youtube (part 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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How to make some Cotton Candy?

I asked this question before, but it was closed. I've written all I wanted, so I don't know how much more focused should I be, since I just need cotton candies like in the reference image attached ...
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Unable to remove seam in mesh

I am having trouble getting rid of the seam in the ear I've made. I initially tried to drag in an ear I made using FaceBuilder, but decided to just make my own so I started over creating an ear from ...
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How to change sculpt expand shapes without numpad?

I'm trying to learn blender sculpt expand feature. I would like to change shape of the mask, normaly you can do this by pressing numpad-2, 3 etc. I have no numpad, and I'm emulating it, but pressing ...
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question on displacement and sculpt

hi so what i did as in this tutorial was to add a displacement modifier to have a slightly uneven surface and then go to the sculpt mode to add details. first thing is that after I supplied the ...
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I have a problem with brush seems to work inverted

There is a problem with Blender, the brushes seem to work inverted. I deleted Blender several times but it didn't work. I hope the following video clearly shows the problem. https://www.youtube.com/...
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Can I smooth sculpt two separate "islands" of a mesh?

I am using blender to manipulate a terrain heightmap format that typically represents individual chunks as separate grids of vertices, meaning two adjacent chunks are not joined together and have ...
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Masked symmetry sculpting?

What I'd like to do is make it so I can symmetrize sculpting the edges, but only the edges and nothing else. Furthermore I'd like to set it so affecting the north also does the south, the east does ...
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Where is the sculpting vertex paint in blender 3.1?

I can't find sculpting vertex paint. It was suggested to enable this feature in the Experimental tab, but it's not there either
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Draw tool in Sculpting mode paints like the brush is highly scattered. Click and hold paints single dots every once in a while. Maybe a bug?

I've searched all over and it seems like I'm the only one who has had this problem. I have a sphere with plenty of geometry, no modifiers, and every other sculpting tools works totally fine. However, ...
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Can't UV wrap my sculpture because of too many vertices

I have created a sculpture of a person on Blender and when I look on edit mode there is too many vertices. I want to UV unwrap it so I can export it into substance painter to texture paint. I tried ...
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How to fix Blender in sculpting mode sculpts in wrong side of ear?

When I sculpt from the side I need, it pierces from the wrong side. Sorry, for my bad English, but here's a video: How to fix Blender in sculpting mode sculpts in wrong side of ear? How to fix it?
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How do you keep Dyntopo from turning itself off and get rid of the vertex data warning?

I'm new to blender and I'm trying to mess around with the sculpting tools. I noticed occasionally the dyntopo option turns itself off and I have to pass a warning every time I want to re-enable it. ...
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in Blender 3.2 Beta in the new vertex painting when adding "texture" to the brush setting it has no effect on the color

in Blender 3.2 Beta in the new vertex painting when adding "texture" to the brush setting it has no effect on the color, like the default vertex painting! Is this because it is in Beta for ...
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Can I do sculpting after i baked it

I did bake my sculpture after coloring and texturing and then I found out that there is something on my sculpture and I need to fix it with sculpting tools. Is it somehow possible to do it? Or I have ...
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combining 2 separate objects as different multires levels

I have 2 different objects. they used to be 1 object, a sculpt with a multires modifier. that file was lost, but i have the 2 exported meshes (low and high poly). since they used to be 1 object with a ...
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Sculpting with textures - rotate/scale sculpt preview before apply?

Anybody knows how to apply a texture while sculpting that way ? it looks like a stencil but easier to use @ 13:35 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJtNfDKHzmo&ab_channel=GrantAbbitt thanks for your ...
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Is pen pressure supposed to be dependent on the strength setting and is there a way to unhook them?

Drew 1 line with the mouse, the next with the pen trying to go from softest to hardest. If the strength is set on .1, I can't draw hard enough to get to .5. In photoshop ect I can get the full ...
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Sculpt Mode Matcap rotation

The title is pretty self explainatory. I looked up everywhere but I can't even seem to find anybody asking about it. It's pretty strange considering it's one of most basic sculpting functions. So back ...
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Having issue when sculpting with hands/feet

I sculpt by making individual parts and then re-meshing. It worked well, but when I get to fingers/toes, then I try to re-mesh I get this: The fingers and toes get merged together When re-meshing, my ...
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Tried to fix wholes in mesh, getting purple and no idea how to go on

I'm a newbie and totally lost. Started to sculpt my first little project. There was a rough edge that I couldn't get rid of so I deleted some points and tried to fill this up with selecting the edges ...
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Anatomy issue, stylized character

I am sculpting this character(Luffy-One piece). I have lots of reference of the anatomy, sculpted a lot, but now I don't see what is wrong and what I need to improve. Can you see it and give me ...
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How to reconfigure the mirror in Sculpt Mode?

I am trying to model to a fish skull or neurocranium. Below is the screenshot of what I am encountering when I try to sculpt mirror along the X, Y, and Z axes. It is not sculpting uniformly on both ...
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Noobie dealing with sculpting artifacts

Not sure exactly how to explain the problem, but when using particularly deflate, smooth, or slide relax, even with dyntopo on I get shiny artifacts, usually lumps with deflate, and longer strips with ...
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Proper way of sculpting for smoothing bumps?

I was sculpting my model and I used dyntopo while sculpting. On skin some bumps appeared while sculpting. With "bumps" I mean the curves on the skin. You can see them especially on the legs. ...
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Sculpt Mode transform tool acting up (BLENDER 3.0)

so I am trying to transform (scale and rotate) the unmasked area but whenever I try to move those manipulators already the unmasked area goes out of proportion. It's like it has a mind of it's own, ...
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Smoothing issues on blender sculpt mode

Attached below are two screenshots of the mesh I'm trying to smooth down without any success. I've tried: Shift-left click Smooth brush (adjusting strength & radius) Remeshing + Shrinkwrap ...
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Sculpting 2 point at the same time

i saw 2 vertex of Brush tool on sculpting but on my blender it just 1 how do i make it 2 ? im a blender newbie trying to learn please give me some tips how to make that thank you.
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Sculpting Problem wont Make changes [closed]

At the first sculpting it's working and I click apply with the changes but after clicking sculpting because I want to make some changes. After clicking brush it doesn't change anything I don't know ...
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Sculpting isn't working anymore

Sculping suddenly stopped working and I have no idea why. Is something in my setting wrong. I can see the dot, and I have the proper object selecting but when I click to sculpt none of my actions are ...
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How can I model something off of an image? [duplicate]

I'm kind of new to blender, and i haven't used it in a good while.. I'm attempting to create a model of the Woodcrawlers from Gemini Home Entertainment, as I am trying to make a Roblox game based on ...
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How to connect two meshes seamlessly?

So I am sculpting a head, while following a tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmmSAsn_mOk. I created eyelids and applied modifiers on them (subsurf and solidify). Now it´s time to merge the ...
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Trouble with applying modifiers

So I am sculpting a head, while following a tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmmSAsn_mOk. I created eyelids and used the mirror-modifier on them (also subsurf and solidify). Now it´s time to ...
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How to use detailed brushes in sculpt mode without having to use multiresolution on the entire object?

In the sculpt -> retopology workflow, it is very convenient to use textures with height information to add details "creatively", meaning you can drag them around and place them where it ...
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How to make line from SHP file thicker?

I am new to blender and working with BlenderGIS and geodata. After creating contours lines in QGIS and exporting them as SHP file I imported them with the BlenderGIS plugin. There is 1 layer for ...
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sculpting tools do not add material

Via Google Translate: My problem is that the tools in the "sculpture" section don't add material to my object, they just move it, as if it were a sheet. I think there is a problem with that ...
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Adding New Mesh Is not Working In Sculpting Mode!

I'm new in Blender, I tried using sculpting mode in Blender but the problem is when I added new mesh in the sculpting, the brushes are not working. but when I delete the added mesh it'll work again. ...
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Viewport focus (pivot) point different in Layout and Sculpt mode

While I was sculpting, the Viewport pivot point moved way out the object all of a sudden. In layout mode, it is still inside the object, meaning when I pan, it moves my object. But in sculpt mode, it’...
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Can an auto retopology model be rigged and unwrapped?

Can this model rigged and uv unwrapped? I used auto retopology plugin because I have no time to manual retopology. I need to import this character to Unreal engine.
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Dynotopo or shift+r, what´s the difference?

So I am watching a tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usbupwLRENE) and I see shift+r (used in sculptmode) for the first time. But I don´t quite understand it. In the tutorial it looks like the ...
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Is there any way to increase in polys in edit mode?

When in object or sculpt mode, I can use modifiers to make the object I'm working on look smoother. But when I move to edit mode it's a low poly mess. I'm rather new to blender, so I'm not quite sure ...
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Close areas sticking each other after the remesh

guys when ı use remesh close areas sticking each other. How can ı fix this?
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Custom Property in the Texture Node Editor

I'm trying to build a Custom Sculpting Mesh with advanced properties, which would ideally be changeable in either the Sculpting Window or the Texture Properties Panel. I want these custom properties ...
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Blender sculpting is not working

I’ve been struggling to make Inflate work. Have no idea why it doesn’t do anything. Have found no solution so far. Can you help me please to fix and make it work? Only grab tool works. Project file ...
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Why does joined mesh appear colored?

So I am watching a "How to sculpt stylized character head" tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usbupwLRENE). I joined neck and upper body together with ctrl + j. After that, the neck ...
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How do you sculpt the edges of a mirrored object?

I can't figure out how to sculpt smooth the edges of a mirrored object, it always gets edgy and i end up needing to manually move vertices down the z-axis which only makes matters worse. Or when ...
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Easiest way to model hair like this?

So I have my face mesh but Im not sure if I should extrude from the head or make a seperate mesh.
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How to add shape keys to high poly model?

I'm trying to add muscles shape key to my high poly character (~1 million faces). I'm using a Multires modifier to unsubdivide the mesh to ~65000 faces, but with sculpt parameter=2 to get more details ...
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