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Why Won't My Gradient Work on SVG graphic?

I'm trying to make a gradient on this svg graphic but is not working. In the material preview I can see that I made this in the right way.
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Exporting from Grease pencil to SVG with Holes does not work properly?

I am trying to export a shape that I made in blender to an SVG. I've converted the curve to SVG, but all the holes get filled in the process. The work around to that was to assign the inner curves to ...
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Can I use an SVG image as texture for an object

I have an SVG image I wish to use as a texture in a material, instead of importing it as an object itself. Is it possible to do so, without installing any addons? It just never imports correctly as a ...
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What is the best way to import SVG text and extrude without random n-gons? [duplicate]

Why does text always do this? Is there way to import SVG text in a cleaner way? This causes problems while extruding and smoothing.
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How to wrap meshes (mercator projection) around a sphere?

I have a map, which I imported as a svg (mercator projection) and I converted the curves to meshes. Now, I want to wrap the meshes around a sphere. Because, of the meshes, I cannot use a simple ...
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Why didn't the full logo appear?

I'm trying to add a logo to an object. The tutorials I watched instructed to export an Illustrator file as SVG. Then import it into Blender and shrink-wrap it to an object. I followed instructions (I ...
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Blender 4.1: importing SVG and wanted to move it around, only one element per time is possible?

I'm a Blender beginner. I imported an SVG image (Blender automatically creates a collection) that has several elements. I select them all, and I go to the right panel, I select "object" and ...
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"New edge/face from vertices" not joining selected vertices

I have a simple vector spaceship design for a retro "Elite" style game. It was originally an SVG. So far I have: Converted from curves to mesh Joined to a single mesh Duplicated the ...
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Unable to create edge between two vertices (imported SVG) [duplicate]

I have imported a wireframe SVG into Blender, duplicated it and dragged a few points around to make a vector graphics spaceship design similar to the old Elite 8-bit game if anyone remembers it. I'm ...
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Using SVG image as curve profile in Geometry Nodes

I have a question regarding curve profiles in Geometry Nodes. Does anyone know if it is possible to use an SVG image profile directly as a curve profile in Geometry Nodes? (The SVG is already imported ...
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I imported an SVG file, and wanted to color individual parts of my logo, how can i disconnect two parts?

I imported a .svg file into blender, made it 3d, and now I would like to put two individual colors on the logo. The problem is that the two parts I want to be different colors are connected. How do I ...
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img to mesh in blender?

I have to create 3d text(mesh) from this image in blender, in order to create and 3d print a sign: But how can I convert the text in the image into a curve/mesh?
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Extrude Curves in Collection with Geonode

I'm working on a decorative piece that will be finally 3D printed. I'm trying to extrude all the shapes (petals of a blossom) that you can see in the picture. Ideally their extrusion height would be ...
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My Blender SVG imports are a mess

I have folder of SVG files looking something like this: I want to extrude these into solid meshes. I import the .svg file as a 2D curve. It was prepared in Inkscape with a union operation; That is to ...
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Rounded mesh from an SVG

I would like to achieve a result like this reference image. I have the svg to work with, but I am not able to make it smoothly rounded like the reference. Bevel does not work properly, if I remesh it ...
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Grease-Pencil - SVG export Stroke Depth Order

When I export my grease pencil as SVG and open it in Vector Software, the Stroke Depth Order for Fill color is gone... So I'm missing something or it just not implemented ? Thanks
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is there a way to extrude a B&W 2d video into a 3d object?

I know you can do this with vector images and SVGs and extrude them to 3d, but I wanted to make a black and white video displace fluid and was wondering if I could use a black and white video to ...
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Freestyle SVG Export with Stereoscopy

I have a scene set up with multiple cameras and I have it working so that I can get multiple raster images and save them. However With Freestyle SVG enabled it saves all of the svg images on top of ...
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fill unconnected bezier curves with smooth shapes to create mesh

Using Adobe IIustrator, we created svg from png file. Once we imported svg into blender we found disconnected Bezier curves. this seems to be long pending issue with blender.. Initially we tried by ...
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Unable to view colored SVG image

Using Adobe Illustrator we created .svg from png file. Now we imported svg in blender and converted all vectors into meshes using Object->convert ->Mesh the output is as shown below We are ...
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Export curves to SVG missing in 4.0. Is there an alternative workflow?

Is this a bug or some feature that I haven't read about? In 3.6 and earlier there is the menu option to export curves to SVG. It's gone in 4.0 and I can not find any addon that the option is attached ...
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How does Blender scale imported SVGs?

I have been experimenting with importing SVG files to use as Curves in Blender. However, when I import them using File → Import → Scalable Vector Graphics (.svg), ...
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Scaling SVG Strokes

I have imported a SVG File. I have generated a 3D object out of it and printed it on a 3D printer. But the Lines are too small (see gray area in the provided image). I have a lot of these line and I'm ...
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Export as grease pencil SVG showing up Blank

I'm trying to export an SVG so its visible in Inscape but the SVG that I open after exporting in Inkscape is just shadows. The render looks completely fine. I followed this tutorial but cant figure ...
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Creating 3D Hologram of Human Anatomy from 2D Image

I'm a beginner to Blender, and I've been struggling to create a 3D model of a human anatomy hologram from a 2D image. I've tried converting the image to an SVG and then editing & extruding it in ...
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Importing SVG as Grease Pencil

I am trying to import an SVG file and because when using the bpy.ops.import_curve.svg() the imported file seems not correct, I would like to use the ...
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Round out a complex face

I'm trying to model a sign with a complex, rounded face. The idea is to imitate the look of Neon tubes. The shape comes from an svg file. I was able to extrude it and convert to mesh. Now I want round ...
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Create curve with svg as curve object (spline)

Disclaimer: am new to blender and 3D modeling. I am modeling a candy cane in the shape of our company logo. Following this tutorial, i could create the same standard shape candy cane. However, when ...
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Cookie Cutter Rim & Bevel [duplicate]

My wife runs a bakery & I'm regularly making custom cookie cutters for 3D printing. I'd really love to figure out how to improve my workflow to add both a rim around the top (for better stiffness) ...
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How to develop a 3-D svg dynamic file using Blender

My challenge is not Swift. My challenge is the development of the 3-D svg dynamic file using Blender. I have worked with Blender a small amount and its use is currently intimidating I am developing a ...
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Import SVG - green icon

I've imported an SVG - all looks as expected but I can't make a mesh out of it - the icons look different - I can't reproduce this - can anyone work out what I've done?
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How to export line/edge to svg?

I am exporting a very simple scene to svg via the svg addon, this is my scene: And this is the output: My issue is that I want the line in the center to be visible (and dashed when occluded). I have ...
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Trying to delete bad face, can select edges but not face

I am using knife project onto an object to make recessed portions. On the edge of object, I would like to inset and do a negative extrude, however, I end up with a thin face I cannot get rid of with ...
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Freestyle SVG Export rendering lines that aren't there

I've got a mesh (originally curve but added depth and converted), which I'm trying to export as an SVG, however, Blender is rendering lines in the SVG that aren't there in the mesh. Does anyone know ...
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How to use an svg to cut *many* holes into a flat plane?

I am currently trying to 3D model a trophy for a film festival. Roughly speaking, the trophy will look like two people holding a large strip of film. For this model, i need to extrude the following 2D ...
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The outlined text trace is 0.01m below the other traced objects when importing svg in blender

I have traced an image and also added text and traced text outline in Adobe Illustrator. The output svg looks good but has a problem when import in blender. The text part is slightly below the other ...
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Recreate CSS effects in Blender? [duplicate]

I would like to do something like stroke-dashoffset in blender. You can see what I mean exactly here: https://svgartista.net/ Being able to define fill/stroke gradients and stroke-strength is a must. ...
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How to extrude an SVG but not equally?

I have a flat SVG imported right now. This shape has some kind of spikes on the edges (highlighted them with yellow colour). I wish the main body of this svg to have red height, but these spikes ...
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How do I extrude a flat image using Blender?

How to create an extruded image using Blender? Started with Inkscape and created the following .svg file: Then I tried to import the above .svg file via the Import menu and via drag-and-drop and ...
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"Export>GreasePencil as SVG" line thickness differs from Viewport

When exporting my GreasePencil object as an SVG I am getting a different thickness on my lines to what I see on the Viewport. As a minimal reproduction: I created a new .blend file, I used the 2D ...
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Is there a way to import .svg files into Blender so it honors the .svg layers and will look the same without plane collisions?

I have an SVG file that is all outlines and imports nicely into Blender EXCEPT that each segment imports into the same positional plane so what looks correct in the SVG file shows the letters merged ...
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Exporting wireframe - freestyle not generating desirable output

I want to do a wireframe render of a model I created, however the freestyle renderer is proving to be of a low quality that ignores many outlines. Compare the two images below. The freestyle renderer ...
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Cant Join Meshes ("Visible Mesh" with "Non-Visible" Mesh)

What I have done: -I Have turned a SVG file into a Mesh hence the "First 5 Engraved Commands" -I Added a boolean to the "Stone Tablet" Mesh to get the "engraved" look you ...
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Importing my svg creates weird lines

When I import my svg file into blender some lines are gaps and some just aren't even there, is there a fix to this?
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Wrapping SVG map around sphere so indiviudal states can be selected

In Blender 3.4.1, how do I manipulate a vector image of a 2D world map (containing thousands of individual curves) around a sphere without joining them all together? I have succeeded at doing this (...
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Assigning mahjong tile faces from SVG

I'm working on a scene involving a Riichi Mahjong table. Here's what I got: All these tiles are linked duplicates of one mesh. Now before me is the most daunting task, which is giving all these tiles ...
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How to export an SVG with fill per material slot?

I am trying to export an SVG using multiple meshes with multiple material slots with the Freestyle SVG Export plugin: (using default settings for everything else with Freestyle) I can export with ...
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"Roughness" doesnt work on imported svgs

I have imported a svg where i want to change the roughness so that the object becomes glossy and reflects the objects in front of them. As you can see on the screenshot here the "phone" ...
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Is there a way to boolean difference curve objects?

I want to avoid converting my objects into meshes. Can I boolean from extruded curve objects? For example, here I am trying to boolean out the interior of the letter "a" from an extruded svg....
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Batch exporting the render of the Freestyle SVG Export using python (to get a SVG vector file)

Batch exporting the render of the Freestyle SVG Export using python (to get a SVG vector file) I know how to export a JPG: ...
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