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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How to set the weight of an entire mesh?

I am creating a simple lever in blender for an animation. I have connected it to a single bone for rotation. When I weight paint the mesh to the bone, however, I cannot paint the entire mesh. The ...
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How to copy weight painting ACROSS centre axis

Is there any way to copy the weight painting from one side of the body to the other? I've noticed very late that I didn't have Mirror on. So one side is working pretty well. Any way to copy it across?...
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Add Rigify Widgets to Weight Painted Figure

Working in Blender 2.79 using the Rigify Cat(Meta_Rig) I discovered problems with the front feet when trying to apply Automatic Weight Painting. After much tweeking and retopoing of the area Blender ...
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Weight painting on seamed mesh [duplicate]

I've had a problem with weight painting a seamed mesh with textures and particle systems applied. Using Blender 2.79. I found that, once I switch to weight paint mode from Object mode, the mesh ...
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Change weight painting Colors?

I'm red green colorblind and I'm having difficulty with weight painting as a lot of the colors involve bleed into each other. I did some searching around but couldn't find anything so is there a way ...
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Blender 2.79 Control + P not working for Armature Deform

For some reason control + P is not showing the pop-menu to select automatic weights https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/rigging/armatures/skinning/parenting.html I have tried : Reinstalling ...
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Unable to adjust weight paints

So I'm working on a character I want to animate, and the eyes and hair are being manipulated by my arm bones. I have gone into weight paint mode and tried to erase the weights on the eyes. This did ...
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Can't get the model weighted, all faces are red painted

I've been following this tutorial: Blender 3D Wolf Rigging tutorial. The difference is that I used a custom model, when I'm about to do the mesh to armature link the resulting weight are wrong, can't ...
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Automatic weighting on my model is all over the place

I am a beginner/hobbyist who has some very basic experience with modelling and armatures/posing. I have been scouring the forums for a while here and there, and I see people with similar issues to ...
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How to remove weights on vertices (2.8)

So for some context: I uploaded a model to Mixamo to get a rig for it, and this rig works fairly well, with the only problem being that the character's tail is distorted. I would like to remove the ...
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Mixamo Rig And Mesh Problem

i drawn a cubic style character and i set weights properly from blender. But when i upload and autorig my character from mixamo, i'm getting weird issue that my mesh is stretching as you can see from ...
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Mesh deformation while posing

When i moving bone, jaw strangely deforms. I checked all bones that can be accidentally merged with jaw vertices, but only jaw bone attached to the jaw vertices
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How to weight paint character whose mesh is in several [joined] pieces?

Hello all you beautiful Blender-people! I am trying to finalize a character but am having trouble pinning down the bone weights. My character mesh is technically "one mesh" but that mesh has multiple ...
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Automatic weights don't seem to work properly on the mirrored side of my model

I seem to have the same issue as Automatic Weights Different on one side than the other which doesn't seem to have a solution. I've tried removing and reapplying the automatic weights on both sides ...
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Problem on rigging/weight painting, Thigh mesh gets distorted when pose edited

Problem occurred while i finished modeling, and started to rig/weight painting. As described in the screenshot, meshes on thighs gets distorted. Even though i assigned the same amount of weight on ...
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Armature with vertex painting cause hand to deform when rotating

So all the bones work except the hand. Attached are a few pics of what I mean: https://imgur.com/a/IZO3hFF Only part of the hand rotates, and I've tried weight painting the entire hand, but it still ...
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Weight paint does not recognize left and right

Any suggestion on what should I do for this to work so blender recognizes left as left and right as right? Would really aprreciate some help with this.
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Can't assign weights as expected

Blender File Link I have been rigging a mushroom character having hands.The model has a mirror modifier. When I'm assigning weights automatically, in non-mirrored hands,i.e left hand, weights assigned ...
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Model acts different in Unity

I have a character model I made that I have fully weight painted and animated with shape keys assigned so I can't apply my mirror modifier to the mesh. In blender when I animate the character it moves ...
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Need Help figuring out Autimatic Weight Painting

Working (slowly) on my first character rig. In Blender 2.79 I was able to generate a rig using the Rigify Cat(Meta_Rig). I added thumbs to each paw by copying the adjoining finger. The wing bones ...
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Finger Mesh Doesn't Follow Atmature

I had a look other questions but non have fixed the issue. Anyone have any ideas on what the issue could be?
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Blender weight paint problem

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AStk0BR3cp0&feature=youtu.be Hi! I'm new here, and I got a problem of weight paint. As you can see, brush doesn't work properly on the mesh. I tried by removing ...
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Copying weights over from one side to the other via Vertex Groups

I swear I've asked this question before, but I can't find the thread if I did. I'm having trouble copying weights from oneside of my rig to the other via Vertex Groups. From what I'm aware of, you ...
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Why are all weights set to zero when linking my armature to my character with automatic weights?

I'm trying to animate my golem and to do this I obviously created an armature. The problem is when I link my armature to the golem with the automatic weight settings, it sets the weight to 0 (blue) ...
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Weight painting not working at all (2.8)

For a little bit now I've been working on a model and I've gotten to the stage where I want to apply an armature to them. So I did the whole "Automatic weights" part and was underway to touch up the ...
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Weight Paint only Upward Faces

Can I somehow accurately only apply weight paint on faces pointing upwards?
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Can a mesh have different weights for different actions?

I'm having some trouble weight painting a low-poly model because one weight configuration is perfect for one animation but looks really bad for others. So I have to constantly adjust the weights to ...
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Strangeness in the trees

when I creating a tree in the default Add curve: Sampling tree gen plugin, I need to export the finished tree as an animation mesh without any modifiers and curves to another engine. The problem is ...
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Darker weight paint colors (Blender 2.8)

Weight paint from Blender 2.79 (shown in Blender 2.8) Weight paint created in Blender 2.8 Is this a problem? Also, if not, is there a way to change it back to the neon colored weight paint so that I'...
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How to copy weight paint to other arms

So I'm attempting to weight paint a model that has six arms floating away from the main body. My issue is that I satisfactorily weight painted one of the arms, but now I want to copy that arm with its ...
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Long Neck and Chest Not Deforming Correctly

I have run into an issue while rigging a long necked creature. When I rotate the bones from its rest position to one where the head and neck are parallel to the ground, the chest caves in (ouch). ...
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Bones not moving mesh

I've created a body and armature with automatic weights. An afterthought later having already tweaked the painted weights on every single bone on the armature, I made another mesh and bones that's ...
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Where is autonormalize in 2.8?

I saw a tutorial on YouTube, he used Auto normalized which used to be under brush. In the today version of 2.8 isn't there anymore. Where can I find it?
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Weight paint (for particles) not working

my first post here. I'm using beta of Blender 2.8 and am a beginner here. So my problem is during Blender Guru's beginner tutorial on particles, he is able to use the weight paint easily, but when I ...
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In Blender 2.8, how can I copy weight paint from another file to the other file?

I want to copy the weight paint from another file to another file, but I do not know what to do. I looked up the internet, but there was only a version of Blender 2.76. I am a Blender beginner now. I ...
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Is it possible to join separate armatures after weight painting?

I have weight painted my bones exactly how I want them but they are separate. I now want to join them while keeping their respective weights. The problem I face is that when I join the leg armature to ...
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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 can't 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 ...