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Use this tags for questions about operations performed on objects when they are in weight-paint-mode, rather than any of the other modes, such as edit, sculpt and weight painting.

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In PaintWeight, Is it possible to select multiple bones while Vertex Selection Mode is ON?

I do not intend to use Mask Modifier because I have a hair mesh that contains 5-10 layers on top of each other and I would rather work with two mesh surfaces that are stacked visibly in edit/Weight ...
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Why plane cannot be weight painted?

Can someone please explain to me why those two identical planes behave differently? Plane 1 can be weightpainted, while Plane 0 can't. I appended those planes from an important project file I am ...
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How to differentiate vertices with a weight of zero in the active vertex group and vertices which are not referenced in the active vertex group?

I have already set the Zero Weights option to Active (Viewport Overlays > Zero Weights > Active) so that vertices which have a weight of zero in the active vertex group and vertices which are ...
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Issues when weight painting with low poly cage

for weight painting I'm trying to use a low poly cage painted and then aplying the weights to the high model using Data Transfer modifier. The weights on the cage looks perfect, but when transfering ...
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weight painting trouble need help

I just added the automatic weight to the model succesfully however i am adding weight to the bones as u can see here...however i have been stuck on red for a while and cant get the red to go into ...
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weight painting is happening where I'm not doing any painting in blender 2.79

I'm doing weight painting, but the paint is spreading out. I just want to paint the bunny's head, but the paint itself is spreading on the body as well. I'm not sure why is it happening and how can I ...
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Dress / Skirt weight between thighs major clipping

I've searched this exchange and several other sources for a good solution, and to be honest most second life creators also have this issue, but I just know there HAS to be a better solution. Basically ...
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How to symmetrize weight paint?

I need guidance on how to make the weight the same on both sides, two meshes that are symmetrical to each other and an armature.
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I want to have a mesh fully automatically weight painted by a select number of bones in my armature

So I have this low poly block out character I want to attach some animations to. For most of the limbs, they are seperate meshes, which means I parent the mesh directly to a bone. But for other meshes,...
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Why is this object disappearing in texture paint mode, but is there in edit mode?

Link to video https://imgur.com/a/41qLROy I've tried hitting Alt H, I've tried opening in version 3.6 instead, but no matter what i do this happens. When I switch to textured or weighted paint modes ...
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Why is my neck bone influencing more than it should?

I am trying to get my armature (basic human rig) into position so I can pose my character. But when I get to the neck bone and fix the influence on this, it doesn't actually seem to be changing much. ...
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Weight Painting symmetry Issue

I made our a custom rig. When I painted these lips on the left, my eyelashes stayed red, I tried to subtract the eyelashes, but it did not show anything. Sometimes I subtract on the left eyelash then ...
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How to use the pose library in weight paint mode?

i can pose the model in the pose mode-> enter weight paint mode but its only from the first pose i entered with and whatever transformations i added from there. I also don't get the pose -> ...
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Blender 2.90 - Some verts disappear or are unelectable when entering Weight Paint mode

I'm currently running into an issue where certain verts on my model act as if I've hidden them and continually disappear when entering weight paint mode or sculpt mode. This isn't the first time I've ...
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Blender 3.6.2 Normalize weights not working correctly

This looks like a random bug - I'll be doing fine, then normalizing stops working and I can't figure out why. The behavior: Auto-normalize setting on brush stops working, same thing for the Weight ...
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"Realize Instance" node causing Weight Paint View effect are colors to become invisible

I've created a geometry node setup to scatter some trees while using a vertex group for the density and used a Realize Instances node so that it would work together with hair particle systems (for ...
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Inactive areas in weight paint still move no matter what I do

Moving the arms on my character deforms the hands for seemingly no reason. In both styles of weight paint view, they are not active whatsoever. I also attempted to manually remove the vertices from ...
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Asking about Weight Painting & Easy Weight add-on

guys. I am a newbie when coming to Weight Painting. I am using the Easy Weight add-on because I heard it's much better. But I have some questions: What is Accumulate and How to use it? I usually ...
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Why is individual bone weight assignment working this poorly?

image of the option i selected, my armature and my mesh. You can see just the light blue on the upper arm. File is available at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FZGquO3hvS9c2O7s_zqeI7c5YH8lC-vi/view .
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How to skin clothing/clean up weight painting?

I've got some garments I want to attach to an existing character. I have tried transferring weights from the character to the garments, as well as trying automatic weights on the garments. I'm not ...
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Changes in weight paint mode not being reflected in pose mode. Why?

I'm new to blender. Currently working on a small project, the idea is to be able to make poses with a character so I can have good references when painting. I downloaded the model, then manually added ...
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How can I show the full weight paint?

I am trying to pose a model I found online by adding an armature. I created the armature and applied automatic weights. I am able to move the armatures but there are deformation. I try to correct the ...
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Vertex group, weight paint and Displace modifier

New to Blender and can't get what am I doing wrong here. I'm trying to make an electricity bolt using the Displace modifier. I need to weight paint vertecies on the ends of the bolt so they are less ...
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Can't get back to weight paint with metarig selected

I was trying to remove the toe bone from my metarig. But after i remove the bone, i couldn't get back to weight paint mode with the metarig selected. The steps i did was Weight Paint mode -> Object ...
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Weight Paint "sliders" not visible

I was following a tutorial on weight painting. When I switch to Weight Paint mode, the sliders that are supposed to be on the top isn't there. I'm using Blender 2.93.13. Are the sliders only available ...
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Only weight paint on visible vertices

How do I only paint on visible vertices? The brush used in the image a full weight, full strength projected add brush with constant fall-off. In image A I only want to paint on the visible vertex. ...
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Blender 3.4.1 Weight Paint Not Working

Object is supposed to turn blue, and all I get is this 'wireframe' look and cannot do absolutely anything. In viewport overlays, Weight Paint Opacity is set to 1, and it is selectable in the viewport. ...
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Parenting Armature and Weights To Mesh Distorts Smooth Shading

When I parent my skeleton to my smooth shaded mesh with automatic weights, the shading distorts. Messing with weight paints also distorts it. Why? How do I fix/prevent this? Here's what the model ...
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problem with painting weights

I was recently practicing bone animation with the IK and FK systems, the problem is that when I perform the union by automatic weights there is a blind union spot that I cannot find and that deforms ...
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Weight painting: absolutely nothing happens when I click

I'm following the donut tutorial by blender guru (https://youtu.be/4WAxMI1QJMQ?t=1226) and now I'm stuck on the weight painting. I'm quite sure that I followed the tutorial: added a new vertex group ...
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Alt H Brings Object Into View - Weight Paint Makes It Disappear

I've Made A Thread On Reddit Too.... Video In Thread.... It Seems Like I Used To Need A Script To Fix This Issue.... Link To File: Is My Object Merely Off Screen....?? Alt H Bringing It Into View.... ...
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Weightpaint can't suptract or change weight of brush

I downloaded a rig from a youtuber that is meant for easy animation/Mocap Clean Up. I assigned the Armature to the new Model and then started weightpainting. Issue: When i select subtract the brush ...
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Can't Change Weight Paint to Anything but Blur

While trying to weight paint, I somehow got stuck with just the blur tool and I can't change it back to draw or any other brush type. What did I do and how do I restore this to normal?
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Why is this part of the mesh following this bone even when I paint over it with a fully-weighted Subtract brush in Weight Paint mode?

On Blender 2.93 I'd rather not post the .blend as this model is meant to stay private. The strand of hair that moves with the antenna's bone in this screencap really says it all. It was exported as a ...
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Weight paint only working on certain parts of a model

I followed this tutorial to rig a character and animate it, however, when I got to the weight paint part, the weight paint only worked on certain parts of the model I created. See below: The weight ...
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Vertex Paint NOT based off geometry/ vertices?

I want to vertex paint on a model but when I want to paint a blank face, it does this: I understand Vertex paint uses VERTICES, but where there are smooth faces (and lack of vertices) am I just SOL?
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Is there shortcut for weight paint add/subtract in blender 3.0+?

Is there shortcut for weight paint add/subtract in blender 3.0+ ? I am still using 2.79 for rigging cuz of that.. Is there any add on for this or blender never gonna add them? :C @Yousuf Chaudhry
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Why is my weight painting not working properly?

I started working on the rig today and it worked fine until just about half an hour ago (when I deleted/dissolved the bones from the centre of the hand to the base of each finger). Now the weight ...
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Why the weight paint for my bone is mirroring on the other arm?

I have selected the right biceps and the weight paint is only there. But if I select the right Middle1 finger, I see changes in the weight paint on both arms. So when I try to move the right arm it ...
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3D Weight Paint into 2D Weight Map

Lets say I have a 3D object that I am weight painting in Blender, but by chance some of the vertices that need to be painted are hidden because of how some areas get weighted more than others. With ...
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Eyes not following head even even if the eye bones are parented to the head bone

I guess the images explain everything. The eyes are parented to the eye rig bones so that they rotate freely if the eye bones are rotated. The eye bones are parented to the head bone. How can I solve ...
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leg IK weights not deforming properly

hey sorry for the surplus of images. i am confused on why one model (the issue model) leg wont deform like the leg on the working model does even though the weights are very similar. here is the ...
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Issues with rigging pulling on the wrong vertexes, even though they aren't bonded to the bone

I am trying to model and sculpt a medium poly character that has a fully rigged body and clothes. I am having this issue though. The mesh is properly parented and the weights were assigned with a data ...
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Weight painting in small spaces

can I get some ideas on how I can get into small spaces like this while weight painting? The biggest issue is the head and collar weights blending together, as shown here: Changing weight, radius, ...
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Why is part of my weight paint not being erased?

Working with some controllers in my rig and trying to disconnect them from the mesh. The weight paint subtract mode works for other weight paint, but the toes just refuse to be erased. It stays red ...
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Weight painting acting weird on certian faces

I tried editing weigth painting but when I got to a certain place, the weight doesn't seem to affect that spot. I tried using the blur tool, it just expands that spot more. Lots of help are ...
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Weight Paint is streching

I am a beginner in blender and i am using blender 3.0.0 I stretched a plane and subdivided it but when i weight paint it. The weight paint is also stretching. Is there any way so that i can stop ...
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I am not at all able to paint weight paint on the plane

I am new to Blender and I am using Blender 3.0.0 I am trying to weight paint this plane but I am unable to do it to at least a single vertex. I subdivided the plane many times but I am unable to paint....
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mesh dosent completely follow armature with 100% influence

i am trying to get the other part of the shorts (i literally cannot think of a name for that part of the clothing) to be 100% influenced by the paint job i gave it but the mesh wont completely follow ...
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Proper settings of the brush in weight pane mode

I am trying to paint some parts with zero weight with "draw" mode in blue colour. The problem is that the brush does not catch some parts of the mesh, and they move. In the example - I try ...
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