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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Can't go to weight paint mode when in pose mode

I 1st select bones and then go to pose mode, and now I can't leave the bones at pose mode while go to weight paint mode. whatever object I select, there is no option for weight paint mode, there is ...
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Can't enter wired weight paint in 2.81

I can't go to wired weight paint mode, i want to weight paint in wired mode instead of solid, but it wont let me go there, it goes full wired instead of weight paint mode.
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question about vertex and weight paint

I have this human model comes with a pair of shoulder pads, and I already parented the shoulder pads with the rigs, but the shoulder pads move with the shoulders too much, how to make the shoulder ...
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Mesh deforming when weight painting

I'm kinda new to blender and for some reason I'm having trouble weight painting my sculpted character. whenever I paint on it, it's as if I was still in sculpt mode and the mesh deforms. any tips?
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weight painting issue 2.81

I'm having an issue where when weight painting its crashing every minute of weighting. I'm trying to get used to blender (moving from Maya 2019 to blender) this model was made entirely in blender ...
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Is there a way I could mirror vertex weight data to the opposite side of the mesh? e.g. from left arm to the right arm?

I have all the naming right (forearm.L / forearm.R etc.), now how can I mirror the weight painting to the opposite side so it applies to the opposite bone? I've only seen manual solitions (mirror ...
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Weight paint color code leaves after select a bone

In Object mode I select Armature first and mesh second. Change to Weight Paint and the mesh has the color code (green). After I select a Bone with Shift + LMB the color code for the mesh is away (grey)...
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Armature with no deformation?

I'm looking to create a simple animation. Where sphere are moving and rotate but when I'm parenting them to the bone I get deformation on them. I tried to weight paint in blue but same result. I ...
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How to make “Weight Paint” affect all vertices, even those with zero weight?

There is something that I can't understand about the "Weight Paint". I was testing some stuff with a few Models, I need to decimate and fix this one for VRchat, but how does the original model ...
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Faster way to apply Weight Paints?

Is there a faster way to apply weight paints? Like selecting a group of vertices and making them all have a weight of one? I need this entire coil to be red, but I cant even access the inside of the ...
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Vertices presenting weird behaviour when moving armature

I have a long cylinder with three bones assigned to it, all works well, except for a single edge loop right in the middle of it. It stays exactly the same no matter the weights it has painted on, or ...
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Changes to weight painting in 2.81

Any insights on changes to weight painting in 2.81? I had just gotten 2.8 figured out - how to set it up so that I could pose a bone in pose mode, then click on the mesh to go to weight paint mode, ...
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Weight Paint works on only one area

So I got a problem. I recently started with Blender and I created this low poly character. I already rigged her and moving the bones works good. Now I wanted to do some weight painting to prevent ...
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Problem with the finger bones on my mesh

It seems like the bone is moving faster than the finger, if I move it too much then it looks like the finger is deformed. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Why are my model's fingers stretching?

I have weight painted them correctly, and even checked each bone on the body to make sure they are not connected, but it won't stop stretching.
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Something wrong with my weight paint or mesh

I'm not sure what I've done wrong, the bones move faster than the mesh and the mesh gets deformed, it's like part of the mesh gets left behind, this also happens on some one of the other bones but I'...
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Weight painting using Auto Rig Pro on Blender 2.8

I need help with painting weights on a rig made with auto rig pro. I cant find the correct vertex groups for the bone I'm painting. There's an arm twist offset and an arm stretch vertex groups to ...
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Weight painting - normalize allowing influence above 100%

Using 2.80 & 2.81. It took a while to find that the new vertex weight window only shows when highlighting a single vert. That feels lackluster when dealing with complex meshes. I have auto-...
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Mesh is not moving with bone even with correct weights

The bones are moving outside the mesh during deformation. I have manually painted each bone in the leg, yet the mesh still does not conform to the bones. Also, I did paint the underside of the foot.
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Dynamic paint is not working properly when set to weight paint on Blender 2.8

So I'm trying to use this icoshpere to trace a weight paint path down this rock. I want to create an animation where grass is spontaneously from the top of the rock to the bottom. Unfortunately, after ...
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Control hair color with weight paint

Can i somehow determine the color of a particle by weight painting a mesh? For example control a color ramp with the weight of the point where the hair is being generated?
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MESH DISTORTION IN WEIGHT PAINTING

So, i'm having some issues with mesh distortion in weight painting. I'm kind new in Blender and i've been following some tutorials. So, I've already cleaned up with ALT+G, +R and +S, and i think that ...
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Transparant weight paint in blender 2.8

I'm having problems with weight paint in blender 2.8. I want to be able to paint tough a mesh with Xray so I can paint the inside parts om models. I can't get it to work in 2.8 like it was in 2.79.
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Blender 2.8 - Weight paint Can't Subtract even my weight is 0

I set my brush to, weight = 0.0, radius = 50px, strength = 1.0, blend = subtract. but it just adding weight even though the weight is 0 or 1. so i have no idea what's wrong. can somebody give me ...
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weight painting problem

I am having this very frustrating problem with painting the weight on a very basic shape, I can add weight but I can't take it off and I also cant select the bones which I see people do on various ...
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Blender 2.8 - Can't get weight painting to work as expected

I'm trying to follow a weight rigging tutorial on YouTube, everything works fine until I get to weight painting. I'm trying to "draw" over parts of the model but I don't understand the results. Maybe ...
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Weight Painting is not working

There is another issue. (There is alway an obstacle daily.haha) This time is Weight Paint. And I have no problems painting on other objects, this is the only object that has issues. Problems are: ...
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Animal model Bone Heat Weighting Problem

i've modeled a rat and i'm trying to get it parented to an armature through automatic weighting, since i dont have any experience with weight painting. The problem is anytime i try to parent them, ...
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Automatic Weights Deforms The Whole Thing

I have a body mesh, added a simple bone setup accordingly and used automatic weights, but it always deforms the whole thing in a weird way. I left all the settings default in 2.8, is there something I'...
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Is it possible to see Vertex Weights in Edit Mode in the 3D View?

Is this documentation simply out of date? Is it possible to manipulate vertex weights in Edit Mode in Blender 2.8?
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How can I paint through a mesh while weight painting ? [Blender 2.8]

So I found a few questions like this already, but none of them solves the problem in the 2.8 version of blender. How can I weight paint through a mesh in front view for example? In the image below I ...
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I'm trying to use weight paint mode (first time rigging a model) and i dont know how to make it so i can select bones (Figured Out)

As i said in the title, i'm having issues with my program, as it displays my model really weirdly, as a bunch of dots, and the armature as a black outline inside the mesh. i have no clue how to put it ...
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Can't find my bones in vertex groups?

I'm trying to weight paint my armiture to my mesh. I put the armiture in pose mode, select the mesh, go to weight paint, but when there I am unable to select a bone. It allows me to paint the mesh, ...
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Weight paint issue

It's been awhile since I used blender. I'm using left click select with blender 2.8. If I select just the mesh and go to weight paint I can right click on the model to paint, but I can't left click ...
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Weight paint Doesn'paint everywhere I want

I didn't find the answer in the asking questions, so I explain my problem. I try to weight paint to open and close the mouth of a fish, but it doesn't paint well. As you can see in the scrennshot, for ...
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need help with armature and weight painting

I recently tried to play around making human, but i couldn't figure out the good weight ratio for hip and thigh. it ends up like this my weight paint is like this here's the blend file Thank you in ...
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Any way to weight paint a specific value?

I'm trying to use a grid mesh with a displace modifier on it to create a terrain. I want to paint in the heights of this hill using the weight paint tool. While this does work, it's hard to control. ...
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Symmetrize Weight Painting Effectively

Working on an armature with two feet. I did some weight painting on the left foot bones which for whatever reason did not mirror perfectly to the right foot bones. So naturally I want to fix those ...
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Rig & Weight Paint Bent or Curved Model

I have a mesh with bent geometry, and I would like to make a proper rig and weight paint that straightens the model when the bones are straight. I would like to know if there is a technique in ...
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Some weight painted faces not effected?

As you can see in the image above the red area, there is a sharp corner I can't smooth out, I've tried painting it various different ways but no dice. It's like there is a ring around the mesh or ...
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Align Eye rig to Head rig

I found some similar questions but no answers to my problem. So I am creating a little player character for a game engine and I want to be able to move the eyes on their own, so I must use bones to ...
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Why some vertex on weight paint aren't painted

I think it's very self explanatory. When I try to paint some vertex in the weight painting mode they refuse to be painted. I have the weight normalized and tried painting with auto-normalice on and ...
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View in weight paint mode is too dark

I just switched from Blender 2.79b to 2.80 and I was playing around with 2.8, but when I got to weight painting, the object is so dark that I can't see the vertices of the object. I've set my monitor ...
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How to generate smooth vertex weights from edge/face selection?

I am rigging a character for animation and am sick of manually "painting" the vertex weight corrections because I always get bad results. Is there a way to auto-generate weights based on a selected ...
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Blender 2.8 Fbx Export - Weights shifting?

It seems like in my latest export (for some reason I can’t detect) has an issue with weights. Below is a screenshot from Unity following an Fbx export of the mesh and rig, with animations. In Blender,...
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Can I see two vertex group at the same time while weight painting?

I just Wanted To See two Different Vertex groups at the same time so thatwhen i am weight painting i do not overlap each other
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I see no weight but mesh still deform

So this is either the weight is so small my eyes can't see it or bug. If it is the former is there a way to properly fix it? I even remove the weight in vertex mode by hand and somehow it still likes ...
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Tenticles (Tail) Rigging, wierd weight paint glitch

I'm doing tail rigging on the model. I set up bendy bones and added ik bones to control and bones and coping the rotation of the tail bones. setup everything and applied rig using automatic weight ...
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How do I stop my mesh from scaling down when I pose it?

When I pose my mesh , the mesh distorts and shrinks. I followed a tutorial online for weight painting and rigging, but it is in blender 2.79. Is this only a 2.8 problem or has it always been there? It ...
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How can I see and select the Vertex of the Mesh in Weight Painting Mode in Blender 2.8?

I dislike the brush for the weight painting, I want to be able to select vertex and add the amount of weight I want manually. That's something I can do on blender 2.7 but not in blender 2.8, I can't ...