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Questions tagged [weight-painting]

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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cannot figure out Weight Paint usage

I have simple rigged mesh by automatic weight, I can see the weight color, but cannot paint in Weight Paint mode. I switch from Object to Weight Paint mode, and the brush circle do not effect the mesh ...
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Bone Heat Weighting: failed to find solution for one or more bones cant fix

I was trying to rig an iron man model from blend swap and when I tried to rig it I got the error message Bone Heat Weighting failed to find a solution for one or more bones. so I looked it up but ...
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Mesh rigged to skeleton deformed in pose

I have a human body mesh and a skeleton which I got from modding kit for a computer game. I am trying to mod a backpack into the game. I followed a tutorial and parented a plain cube (my backpack ...
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Automatic Weights not recalculating after moving Bone

I am working with a fairly simple rig, as I'm pretty new to rigging/animation in general. I created my bones, and later parented my mesh to the armature with automatic weights. Later, I wasn't happy ...
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How to set weights for a mesh to bend smoothly?

I'm trying to make this bend smooth but I'm not sure how If i'm weight painting correctly help would be greatly appreciated : )
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Weights aren't mirroring

I seem to be having an issue with mirroring weights (again). I have X Mirror enabled, painted one side, gone to Data > Vertex Groups > and selected Copy Vertex Group and even Mirror Vertex Group, and ...
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The mesh of my model is distorting when I try to pose it. Help!

I'm a major beginner at blender, but I tried following a few tutorials and ended up being able to make a low-poly base model and rig it, or so I thought. When I tried to pose the model it got super ...
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Overlay Vertex Weights as Numbers in Weight Paint Mode

Is there a possibility to overlay the weights of the active Vertex Group as numbers in the viewport? It would make for a much more precise readout than the color gradients, especially when fiddling ...
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Weight Paint not working when I clilck

For some reason no red or anything shows up when I click my model during weight paint mode.The object is a plane. But when I use it on other models like a square, it works, can someone explain?
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How to weight paint correctly the teeth of my character modifying the values on the vertex group panel

I'm trying to weight paint correctly some teeth on my character,previously rigged with auto-rig-pro. Someone told me what to do,but I don't understand how to do that. He told me : "My suggestion is, ...
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Armature Bones Shrink the Mesh

I've tried rigging my model up, and when i move the bones, whatever influence that bone has on shrinks. lets say for the head bone, when i rotate it, the head begins to shrink in size rather than turn....
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How to recalculate the automatic weights for single bones in blender 2.8

I'm trying to weight paint correctly and quickly a 3D character in Blender 2.8. I have rigged it with auto-rig-pro and then I used the addon "Voxel and Surface Heat Diffuse Skinning" for the weight ...
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Weight painting problem with human head

I have a problem with weight painting the models head, even when I just use automatic weights it does this. Whenever I move the head bone, my models face parts don't move perfectly with it, instead ...
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Weight paint problem

I'm fairly new to using Blender and have been able to understand most issues on my own but I can't find an answer with this one. When I weight paint my mesh's (body, mouth, teeth, etc.) they weight ...
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Shoulder Weight Painting Issues

I've been having a problem with shoulder weight painting, if i move the arm 90 degrees down from the T position an then 90 degrees forward the shoulder flattens, i have made a model to illustrate ...
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keep initial weights with dynamic paint

I have a plane with hand drawn vertex weights and I'm trying to dynamically paint onto it during animation. The problem is that if I set the dynamic paint vertex output to the same vertex groups with ...
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Copying and mirroring weight paint

I am using Blender 2.8 On my last work I encountered trouble with mirroring my weight paints. My bones are named correctly with R and L prefixes. It may look like everything work correctly, I press ...
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Mesh deforming when weight paint is at zero

When I rotate the neck bone, some of the buttons on my character's dress rotate too . . . even though the weight paint is blue. I have gone over the buttons several times to make sure that there is no ...
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Bone weight X-Ray?

Is there a way to see the hidden part of an object when I'm painting weight for my bones? The "Z" button (X-Ray, in weight mode) only display vertices in front of the camera but doesn't show the ...
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Lower weight paint seems to have stronger effect?

I'm trying to weight paint a shoulder cape to follow an upper arm, but for some reason a part of the mesh that has a weaker weight seems to move more/have a stronger weight when posed. Here are some ...
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How do I remove weight paint from specific linked mesh?

I have a model made of entirely different objects joined together (none of them are linked) and made a rig for it. I put automatic weights when I parented the model to the rig, but when I checked the ...
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Weight painting in Blender 2.8

I am just starting to learn about rigging, animating and the like. In Blender 2.8 I have a problem with a file that I cannot recreate but can not solve also. When I am in weight paint mode while the ...
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How to fix this verterx which sticking out

I have my crharacter which is riged and waight panted but pinky finger have one verterx sticking out even its 100% painted in red
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Apply interpolated weights to the model on export

When skinning a model, you can do a weight painting and then add a subsurf modifier to smoothly interpolate the vertices. To do this I have the subsurface modifier below the armature modifier on the ...
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Thickness of mesh important for successful deforms?

I’m currently having problems with deforming my mesh with the arms of my armature. I was wondering if the thickness/length of the mesh can contribute to a successful deformation with weight paints? My ...
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How do I make weight painting not a living torment?

So I got a pretty high res mesh that I've managed to get down to around 600k verts. But I still have extreme low performance in weight paint mode in the viewport which makes it so much harder to work. ...
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Weight Painting - Can't smooth this deformation

I have a rigged and weight-painted letter A. I'm content with all the weights except for the letter's left shoulder (Shoulder.L) bone. See image. The deformation is crooked, not smooth. I tried the ...
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Weird deform Issue [duplicate]

When I try to rotate a bone on the arm the chest armor deforms as well. I looked around and couldn't find any answers, any help? Also I did check weight paint and there is no reason the chest should ...
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Weight Painting - Stiff vs Flexible Deformation

I have a rigged and weighted letter A. I particularly need to understand why, despite a nice gradient in the weight painting, a part of the deformation is nice and flexible (marked in green on the ...
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Blender 2.8 Weight Paint Vertices Problem (Video Included)

I was wondering how to weight paint all vertices inside the brush circle? Even the points behind view. I tried turning transparency on, but it still wont let me paint points behind the model. Here ...
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Hotkey for add/subtract weight brush?

I'm using Blender 2.8. Is there a hotkey to switch between the add and subtract brushes in weight paint mode?? I heard you press the number keys, but that doesn't seem to do anything. Thank you for ...
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“Cluster deformers” in Blender

Does Blender have anything like Maya's (and, perhaps, C4D's) cluster deformer – the ability to group vertices and assign degrees of influence from the cluster parent to subsets of vertices in the ...
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weight paint is deforming my mesh?

so im trying to build a face rig and using only the bottom lip bones i assign weight paint and im wondering why its deforming the mesh like that and what a possible solution would be thanks
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Is there a way to see spots on a model that don't have any weight painting on them?

I'm trying to get my model's head to pose correctly but when I try to pose it, some of the face (eyes) stays in one spot. Here's the blender file: Head up Head to side Head normal
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Is there a way to delete bones that don't have any weight assigned to them?

I'm trying to rig a model, but the model has upwards of 500 bones and many don't have any weight to them. I was wondering if there was a way to delete bones that aren't weighted to the mesh.
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Blender 2.80 - Weight Paint - Front Faces Only - Error

I'm developing an addon that uses weight paint to select external faces. All work well on Blender 2.78, but when I made the same in 2.80 the command painted the surface and inside too: Have a way to ...
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Blender's “Automatic weight” and weight is 0, it will be blank

I did Blender's "Automatic weight". I set two bones in a simple cylinder and did Automatic weight. The weight has been set successfully. However, the vertex of weight 0 is not zero. It is blank. ...
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Model's “spine bone” doesn't deform correctly

First off, this is kinda how I want the selected spine bone to rotate the mesh… But after weight painting over and over again, adding more faces, and moving bones around, it always turns out ...
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Cannot transfer weights from objects

im trying to transfer weights from one object to another. Ive downloaded and edited this guy and i wanna use the skeleton of the girl because it has very cool IK, and im not proficient enought to make ...
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Same object with the same weight but different behaviour

My problem right here is that in the image shown bellow, i have 2 objects with the same weight but one is affected 100% and the other not (Idk if i explained myself good) You can see that the bottle ...
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How do you transfer weight paint in blender 2.8

How do you transfer weight paint in blender 2.8? I want to transfer the weight paint of my character to my clothes?
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Moving Bones While Weight Painting

I'm in Blender 2.8. Is there a way to move bones while weight painting? It doesn't seem to let me move them by pressing r on the bone I'm painting like in the tutorials :( Thank you so much for your ...
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How do I set weight painting brushes to limit total vertex weight to 1?

I'm using Blender 2.8! I was wondering if there any way to set the weight brush so that if a bone controls a point (or group of points) with a strength of 1, it will automatically remove the strength ...
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Riggin - BlenRig - Is it possible to swap out similar characters?

I have a fully rigged Blenrig character. I have another almost identical character - not rigged. Is it possible to just swap out the characters so I don't have to go through the process of rigging ...
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In Blender 2.8 how do I mirror my weight painting?

I am weight painting a human model and would like whatever I do to one half of the body be reflected in the other. In 2.7 it seems there was some sort of "mirror X" object but I don't see that option ...
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Particle Systems & Weight Painting?

G'day, guys! Few days ago I stumbled upon one issue that I still can resolve! And I have no any idea how to complete it. I can create feathers as Particle System and use Weight painting to specify ...
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Question about weight paint mode

So i've recently started to learn blender, but i've encountered a problem with my last model. When I go into weight paint mode, the whole model is displayed as lines instead of a volume, not allowing ...
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Rigging and auto weight painting not working

I have no doubles, my normals are outward, rig is lined up, but the rig isn't actually deforming the model at all and auto weight painting isn't doing anything. Can someone take a look at my file ...
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Limit selection to visible not working?

Limit selection to visible not working? No matter if i tick it or not, I can't paint through my mesh. http://prntscr.com/muinpy As you can see in this pic, I have it ticked, and the same thing happens ...
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Realistic cocoa cream!

Hey guys I hope you can help me out, I am struggling on a cream. Right now I am doing it with particle but I don't like the result, maybe you have an idea. And maybe u have also an Idea for the ...