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Questions related to weight painting. Weight painting is a method of defining a value for things such as how much a certain vertex will be deformed by a bone, or how long hair particles should be on a certain face.

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How can I keep the "Nock Point" on my bowstring from flattening?

I have created an archery bow model, and rigged it accordingly following a few tutorials. Unfortunately, I still have an issue: when I use the "string" bone to pull it, the string mesh has a ...
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Mesh distorts while posing despite weight paint

The head mesh of this model distorts every time i move the left upper arm of the model. However, i also can't figure out why it is doing this. i checked the weightpaint of every single bone in ...
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How to create a gradient in weight paint in the middle of the plane?

How to create a gradient in weight paint in the middle of the plane?
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How Do I transfer Weight without Double transformation?

I cannot find anything on google or elsewhere that addresses the issues I'm looking for but what I want to achieve is to project both of the armature characters by moving the bone control and changing ...
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I cannot weight paint anything at all

So I was using blender, when I accidentally clicked on Factory reset. I think I could've messed something up, because I'm sure after I did that that's when my problem first appeared: now I can't ...
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How to attach fingers to gloves for a Rig?

I have to make a Rig for a game proyect so I made some arms and gloves and deleted the hand vertices that are hidden, now I need the fingers to attach to the edge of the fingerless gloves but they are ...
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Auto Rig Pro: Mirror weight maps through vertex groups

In Auto Rig Pro, I modified the weight maps of the vertex group leg_stretch.l, and I want to mirror them over to leg_stretch.r. ...
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Cant select bone in weight painting mode

Following the tutorial from youtube, after creating the skeleton, you need to switch to the weight painting mode. It seems to me that I do everything exactly the same as the author, however, I can't ...
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Generate Rig from vertecies

I am looking for a way to automate this setup: Basically, i want to generate a armature with bones for every vertex of a selected mesh. Ideally, the bones should point in the vertex's normal ...
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bones auto wieght painting randomly on opposite side

auto weight painting randomly selects finger on opposite side ive tried geting rid of all the weight info and bone modifiers on all the objects (every limb is a diferent object) and and re shuffled ...
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Why is Blender Weight painting not painting any Weights?

Why when I'm weight painting the blade on this model it's not painting anything, like the blade is rigged to the armature using automatic weights, still I can't paint any weights on it. Any idea on ...
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Weight paint sample group is showing all recently edited groups

rather than displaying the group my cursor is hovering, its showing all of the groups i've recently painted on
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fingers and hand deformation

i was doing a hand with bones in the fingers. but when it's done, the fingers doesn't work properly. i don't know why, but i tried searching on internet and nothing helps. when i rotate the bone of ...
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Can't select bones in weight-paint mode

I was able to weight paint fine the other day but my model did not behave or look right at all after porting to unreal. So I deleted all the armature, I'm using the Game-Rig tools add-on, started over,...
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Rigify Is Improperly Deforming Model (I think)

I found a tutorial on how to use the rigify add-on, and now my mesh is pulling with my bone. I am new, but am sure that a more experienced person would be able to solve this problem. Before rotate ...
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I am having trouble combing the hair downwards. Is there a reason why it won't let me? Using the Empty Hair curve system on blender 4.0.2

You can see where the strands are placed, yet I am having trouble combing them down. I tried fixing the weight paint but still left with the same result.
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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 do I fix low FPS while moving bones in pose mode?

I have low FPS while using pose mode and moving bones. This also happens when I paint in weight painting. I tried disabling subdivision and placed armature above subdivision but it improved FPS in ...
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Used to be able to ALT click to select bone but it seemed to turned off (I never change any setting)

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Generate hair by using vertex groups as a guide

I have tried to guide the hair using vertex groups, even using weight paint, but it does not help. I use the new hair system in Blender 4.0 on Windows 11. Is it possible to use vertex groups to place ...
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How to solve this kind of glitch?

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Make armature bend across multiple vertices

My file: I'm very, very new to Blender and I'm trying to rig up a really simple low-poly character. I've got it rigged but no matter what I do, the joints are only pivoting across one vertex, even ...
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Is there addon to make weight painting easier?

Good day. For the last 3 days I'm trying to weight paint my mesh and I still can't achieve good result. I've tried to use automatic weights - result is awful; I've tried to use auto normalize option ...
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Why is zero-weight brush painting with high values?

I suppose it's strange question, but my brush in weight paint mode is painting with high values. For example, all weights in this screenshot I've got with zero weight (you can see it at the top): I'...
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How to correctly set-up corrective bones influence?

I'm following this tutorial about the rigging of a skirt. I'm around 20:20, when the weight painting section begins and my file is behaving way differently that the one on the video. Up until this ...
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Which of painting modes is correct for usual drawing in weight paint mode?

In weight paint mode I can draw with higher values: but I can't redraw mesh with lower values. As I remember the problem could be in brush blend mode (which is selected to ...
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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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weighting a single vertices model?

enter link description here I'm having trouble weighting this model that i pulled from an fbx file sight....the other hand seems to be okay but this hand seems to be a troublemaker...the blend file ...
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How do I fix an upper arm and shoulder not bending correctly?

I'm not very sure how this happened but I assume this issues started when model wasn't in a T pose before I generated rig. When I tried to rotate my upper arm bone on the right shoulder to put it in a ...
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Where is "limit selection to visible" button in Blender 4.0?

After the major Blender update to version 3.0, all options have been moved; and as of 4.0, they have been moved even more. I am trying to weight paint, and I want to paint all the way through the ...
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How can I make eyes and eyelids follow the rig

After generating a rig and aligning it and parenting to automatic weight paints I've run into a couple of issues. However I'm unsure if this is a weight problem that automatic weight paints can't ...
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How do I apply an armature to a model with a mirror modifer with pre-assigned vertecies?

I am making a model for a game that uses the mirror modifier as I attach the armature to it. All the bones and vertex groups have been labeled correctly. However, the issue is there are no vertices on ...
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Teeth fall out of the lower jaw when I move/rotate the bone

I downloaded this free shark model (https://sketchfab.com/3d-models/great-white-shark-e4f107a6d87b424fb165aba9a53d0665) and imported it into blender: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/...
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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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Is there a way to remove influence of selected bones on multiple selected vertices?

When correcting the weight painting of my mesh, parts of my character's torso seem to stick to a few of my character's arm bones (of which my character has many) so I have to check the weight painting ...
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rig doesn't work correctly

I'm trying to rig my first organic model and the problem i have is that the sleeves disconnect with the body, the collar also moves along with the sleeve. I did this all with automatic weights.
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File Type that keeps Armature , UV , weight ,textures

I use older version of Blender daily , it's good that Blender keeps evolving but newer versions keep changing shortcuts , names , UI and more and it's ruining my workflow. I do not have time to spend ...
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Mesh Separation

So I just finished fixing an obvious neck seam between my model's head and body, thanks to this answer to a question I asked yesterday. There are 2 meshes total: 1 for the head, and 1 for the body + ...
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Weight covers too large an area, more elements moving

I've tried everything, at the start I had a problem with getting the armature to work with the mesh - I fixed it after hours and now it's happening, when I move one bone, three pieces move... Changing ...
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How to rotate the local axis of an applied (weight-painted) bone without moving the mesh?

i want the local rotation axis of the bone to align with the mesh but its already applied and i dont want to re-weightpaint everything again. thank you
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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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I have tried everything I can to substract weight on this region, but it doesn't work

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why does a low value weight paint cause my mesh to move significantly?

I've rigged my mesh with empty groups and as I've gone through I've noticed the weight painting values of my mesh don't really seem to matter. They move as if they have a paint of 1 or 0. The most ...
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How do you solve this kind of 'glitching' when deforming/ rigging the mesh?

How do you solve this kind of 'glitching' when deforming/ rigging the mesh? Video reference: https://cloudmails-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/tp053611_mail_apu_edu_my/...
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Is weight painting usually this unresponsive?

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What is the best approach to rig thin mesh like this - claw?

Approaches I can think of: Use wire bone Make the bone smaller Weight paint
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Can't select bone while weight painting after parenting an object to a specific bone in the armature

I've tried parenting a backpack to a bone before and after parenting the rest of the character to the armature with automatic weights. In both cases, this seams to turn off my ability to select a ...
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How to rig a folding wallet?

My main concern here is to use an armature rig to control the folding motion of a leather wallet. I want the edges to be perfectly smooth at the crease without the weird deformations that are shown in ...
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parts of mesh not moving with bone

When i move the bone, parts of the mesh wont move with it. I have tried to assign the faces to the bones and that didn't work for some reason. I have weight painted it countless times and it still did ...
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how to emulate weight paint brush stroke using python?

I need to emulate brush stroke in weight paint mode but I don't know how. I am trying to use the code but error code says RuntimeError: Operator bpy.ops.paint.weight_paint.poll() failed, context is ...
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