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questions involving Blender's Subdivision Surface modifier

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How do i make the edges sharp without adding loop cuts? [duplicate]

Hi I have added a sub surf modifier to my car and the edges have curved and I would like to sharpen them.I have tried to use loop cuts but that causes a slight crease in the geometry. Is there another ...
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How to avoid creases on certain areas of a model when using subdivision modifier

Sharp edges Bacically while trying to sharpen edges of one part of my model it causes another part of model, which needs to be smooth, to become sharper. I understand why this is happening but I ...
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When I use the Subdivision Surface modifier on a basic cylinder, it turns into a weird-shaped sphere

How do I use the subdivision surface modifier to simply soften the cylinder, not create a new shape?
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Mesh “Add” menu is not working 2.8 [duplicate]

I'm new with blender. I'm currently watching some tutorials but I'm having a hard time figuring how to fix this sub-menu when adding mesh (Alt + A ) I can't change any values and suddenly disappear. I ...
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Why is the subdivision surface modifier showing a point on my model?

Really hoping someone can help me out, I'm trying to build a model of a car, and I think I've maintained pretty good topology but I am quite new to to 3D-modeling. As soon as I apply the subdivision, ...
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Small black triangle appears during subdivide in combination with Sub Surface

I have pretty standard mesh with a sub surface modifier (not applied). Editing has been fine until now - now when I subdivide an edge (one cut) it creates a small black diamond around the new vertex....
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How do I model this cockpit?

I tried subsurf then booleans, but they create N gons and shading issues no matter what. Any other solution?
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Imported SVG only subdivides vertically

I'm trying to make 3D shapes based off SVG vector files, using the spin tool and then subdividing them to make them smooth. Here is a Gif example using an SVG of a circle. When I go to subdivide, it'...
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What is wrong with the settings or the mesh? It doesn't subdivide properly

I created a 2D plane and formed a person. Then I added a solidify modifier to give it volume and then applied a subdivision surface modifier. I tried applying them both but it didn't make a difference....
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Is there any way to make the surface look smoother without subdiv or smooth shading?

I need to smoothen the look of the back of this model as well as the rotating chamber, i know two ways to do so; smooth shading, but it returns some really weird look at turns and curves. subdiv ...
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Why does adding a subsurf modifier cause this large flat face to deform? [duplicate]

I'm very new to blender so this might be an easy fix, but I have a little problem with the model of my guitar. Here's what I'm working with right now: But when I add the subdivision surface modifier, ...
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Blender 2.8 faces not visible

I'm following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxMwa0njGSM on modeling. At 18:52 before adding a subdivision surface modifier my object looks like: After subsurf: It looks like two ...
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Certain faces will not line up with vertices when using subdivision modifier

So I am creating a body, and I have applied the mirror and subdivision modifier, However, the lower faces meet the vertices whereas the upper faces do not, Why is this happening? This is an image of ...
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Why do creases appear when I turn on subdivision divider? [duplicate]

So I'm mid-way through modelling a head, and so I decided to turn on subdivision surface modifier to see what it would look like with smoother geometry, but it created some weird creasing effects (not ...
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Cut Custom Shape into Side of Cylinder

I am trying to model a British Sterling L2A3 & I'm having serious issues with modeling the ejection port. The main body of the weapon is a cylinder with many different types of cuts, and I ...
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Counter shrinkage due to subsurf with shrinkwrap

I'm trying to get a model ready for 3D-print that needs to have quite precise measures. It's a hollow , square cap with 2 little studs coming out of it to fix something to a rod. To get a smooth ...
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I want to smooth only the outer faces of a circle

I am currently working on a medal where I want a smooth the extreme outer part of it but without touching the rest especially the upper face. However even when I add one subdivision modifier, I get ...
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Where did the 'adaptive' check go in the subsurface modifier from 2.80, in 2.81?

Where did the 'adaptive' check go in the subsurface modifier from 2.80, in 2.81?
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How to add butt to 3d model?

I have a 3d model that I want to add a butt to. (I am not doing this for NSFW purposes). I have tried various techniques including the inflate tool and proportional editing, but the model appears ...
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Is it possible to make the edges of a curved mesh smooth while keeping it low poly?

I am building an aircraft that has wings curved from the top and side and since I pay close attention to detail, I want to make the edges as round as I can, but using 5 subdivisions bumps the vertice ...
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Jaggered edges on Dispalced Torus using a image texture

I have created a Torus, Unwrapped it and added two different image texture maps, one is a bump and one is a base color. They where created in Jsplacement. I then added a 'Displace' and 'Subdivision' ...
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How to avoid overlaping corners on hard surface modeling?

i´m trying to model this armor piece but im getting overlaping geometry in some corners using bevel modifier with bevel weight and subsurf. The only way i can manage to get rid of them is by adding ...
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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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Does the adaptive subdivide work for boolean reference objects?

Suppose I have a sphere which I wish to cut out from a cube. Will using the adaptive option in a subdivide modifier result in the hole in the cube being adaptively subdivided as well?
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Lag with subdivision surface

So I started working on Master Chief in Blender and once I got to the point when I needed to make things smooth and realisitc, since that's how he is in the video game of course, everything started ...
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How to make subdivision modifier unaffected by a vertice on an edge

So I did a loop cut on an edge on a mesh, that has the subdivision surface modifier turned on. I want the vertice that was created, to not affect the subsurf modifier. Now, the modifier takes the edge ...
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Smoothing Uneven Concave Surface

After applying the boolean modifier for the cut, I need to clean up the scruffy looking concave section of this object. There was a method on youtube using the knife tool plus some additional ...
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Subdivide in GUI vs Subdivide in Python

When I subdivide edges of selected faces using the GUI, it ends up looking like this: On the other hand, using python, it looks like this, only generating vertices and not faces: Here is the code - ...
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Wire with SubSurf doesn't follow surface in Edit mode

How do I smooth the grid along the mesh? I've been looking for the answer all day and I couldn't find anything.
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Why the sewing is not perfect

The "Max sewing force" value has been increased for correct sewing, but is still fully adhering to the object and not being re-sewing. The same problem still occurs, although I have increased the "...
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smoothing cylinder

Is there any way to smoothen cylinder's faces just like subdivision modifier does with sphere? Shade smooth - is not a solvation, just in case). Subdivision modifier itself disfigures cylinder. ...
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subdivision modifier doesen't smooth one edge

Hello im trying to do a character and when i add subdivision modifier one edge doesen't get smooth
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Subdivision Surface messing up image texture?

I am currently modelling in blender and have created my own image texture in photoshop. Here is the version withouth subdivision surface: Here with SS turned on: As you can see, it looks very weird ...
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Forcing object within bounds

I am trying to model a cylinder that has to fit within a series on bounds. When a Subdiv modifier is applied, the object shrinks. So far I have tired modifying the settings and manually adding more ...
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Blender problem UV texture after applied subdivision surface

Can someone help me to fix this UV texture please ? Thank you. The texture should be like first image after I applied smooth in Subdivision Surface in Modifier. Thank you for any helps !
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Subdivision surface causes problems on connected edges (bridged edge loops)

I'm pretty new to Blender and trying to model various things, but I faced a problem which I can't properly describe to find an answer, so sorry for silly question if it is. I tried to model several ...
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Experimental sub surface modifier making the mesh look layered, seemingly not due to ngons?

I'm new to this 3D animating so I need a bit of help when there's troubleshooting in the air! I have an issue when I apply experimental subsurface modifier, where the mesh seems to be doubled or ...
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Problems with subdivision surface on a mesh [duplicate]

I'm new in Blender, i'm doing a dome with tow windows, but i have problems solving the boolean between the dome and the window. When i apply the subdivision surface it goes bad, i know tehere are ...
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How to pin cloth object to another object

I'm trying to pin a cloth object to another object. I tried to fix it through the Vertex group. However, because the two objects are dissimilar objects, cannot try to pin them together into the same ...
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Subdivision surface [duplicate]

For some reason I'm not getting any good result trying to make sharp cut on subdivided object Here's the situation. Shape is otherwise round but the edge should be without smoothing
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Car Modeling Subsurf Modifier

I am now trying to model my first sports car in blender. I am pretty happy for the first attempt, but I have a few problems with keeping some edges sharp and subsurf others. Currently I am using an ...
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Reduce subdivision quality in viewport on multiple objects at once

I increased the viewport quality on my subdivision but forgot to reduce it after finishing the model and have since duplicated the model like 60 times, is there a way to turn down the viewport quality ...
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Creating a road with the Curve modifier

I use the array and curve modifier on a Bezier to create roads and curved bridges. The road texture has to be tileable lengthwise so I have to UV unwrap beforehand. Since the texture is square I have ...
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How to fix the pulling corners on a smooth surface?

As you can see the part around the handle is pulling really bad. Was it not enough divisions from the very beginning? How do I fix this problem without starting all over? Thanks a lot!
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Subsurface Modifier Is acting strange

So I am new to blender and am following the 2.8 donut tutorial (what a surprise haha). I got to the step of the subdivision surface modifier, but when I add it to the donut to smooth things out a bit ...
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How do you cut a hole with sharp corners but no creases in a subdivision surface?

I have a smooth subdivision surface with a hole in it... I want the hole to have sharp corners, but the holding edges also cause the surface to have creases, which I don't want. Is there a way to ...
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Smooth part of mesh geometry / subsurf only faces on one side

This is very specific task as I can see here. The picture: Need to make this selected part more smooth, better use subsurf with detached frame part, as you can see it. And mark upper and lower edges ...
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The Bevel is not normally applied to a specific edge of the connected edge with Subdivision surface

Some problems arise with the application of the Subdivision Surface modifier when trying to create the following model: If you look closely at the picture, the <...
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Why aren't these faces extruded as the tutorial video?

I was following a YouTube tutorial, and when the presenter "hit 's' and scale forward...", they looked like the first screenshot below. But when I did that, the direction that those faces were ...
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Subdivision Modifier cuts into hole in plane

I have a quite boxy model where I made a round hole in a flat face. I first worked with the bevel modifier to get round edges, but I think the model looks a lot better with a subdivision modifier. ...

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