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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mech doesn't mmove correctly even when weightpainted

When I move the bones the mech behaves weirdly. Even after I weight-painted it, it doesn't work.
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My model has problem at left leg since My model export to Unity and Maya?

My model in Blender everything is Ok . Until I export model to Unity and Maya. I not sure What happen it How to fix this problem
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How to parent a bone from one armature to a bone from a different armature?

Hi! So today I've decided to parent one of the bones that's controls the head from one armature to bones that act like the roots for the hair strands from a different armature. Both the character mesh ...
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Rigify (2.8) - automatic weight incorrect and issues with weight painting

I'm trying to rig a character for animation for the first time, however dont seem to get it right :( I placed a "human metarig" into my characters mesh using the rigify addon, when i parent the mesh ...
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Fastest Way to Rig/Weight Paint a Neck/Collar Area?

I'm wondering if there's a fast way to rig/weight paint a neck/collar area? The problem I'm having is the head of my character is a separate object from the shirt and there are lots of intersections ...
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Blender 2.82 can't subtract weight with auto normalize on

In weight paint mode when using mix blending mode when auto normalize is on can't paint any value other than 1 when strength is above 0.0. When strength is 0.0 it doesn't paint at all. Changing weight ...
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How to Paint Grass on a Non-subdivided Mesh

I've been trying the new Blender scatter object functionality. It seems to work well for trees: However, other objects do not get placed straight: This seems to be a characteristic of the different ...
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Why does part of my model shrink when rotating the bone it is weight painted to?

So I'm a beginner in blender, and I was testing rigging in a model. I tried automatic weights but when I moved the arm a bunch of other parts of the body moved as well, so I erased all their weights ...
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Weight painting gradient when rigging a cube is slanted

I have a very simple rig, 2 bones, arranged vertically, the bottom bone has a "Stretch To" constraint to expand to the top bone. The top bone is detached so I can drag it around. The problem is that ...
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How would I go about transferring weight paints to a different part of the same mesh?

I have a character who wears armor, and the armor is combined to be the same mesh as the character. I believe due to the thickness of the armor, automatic weights didn't work as well on it as it did ...
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Gun part rigging problem

everyone! I hope someone could help with my gun rigging. I parented every piece with Empty groups and then used weight paint. All pieces parents nicely, but unfortunately the slider's bone just ...
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Messed up armature deformation on a mesh part

Okay so I was rigging a mesh as practice for a few days and finished today. It had a face and body rig in complete. I applied automatic weights and it was fine. Up until this happenned on this part ...
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How do I fix the automatic weight problem Ive tried everything I can think of

I have normals corrected, getting rid of unnecessary vertices. Im trying to rig this mesh and neither of these methods are working. I just want to know whats wrong with my mesh https://drive.google....
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How come my mesh moves incorrectly?

Put my neck on the line in an animation project at work and I’ve hit a wall. I’ve meshed everything. I’ve set up the bones and the mesh has all the transformations applied. I’ve removed weight from ...
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Transfer armatures keeping vertex weights

I want to know if there's a way to transfer between two exact same armatures while keeping the weights, because I've already páinted the weights but there are some corrections that I want to make in ...
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Particles invert

I want create grass with hair method, but the object appear on opposite side of the emitter. I already try too reverse face direction but it just make the reverse, particles outside, grass inside.
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No weight paint on object attached to bone

I have a character with sandals as shoes and I used the human meta rig as an armature. I added the armature to the character and everything is working fine. Then, I added the foot bone of my armature ...
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Made a mistake weight painting now i cant reset weight values of bones to the automatic ones

Im new in blender and i was tryign to rig arms for my 3d project but they would deform a lot. I tried a lot of things, one of them changing weight painting from the automatic one. But now i realized i ...
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Blender weight can only painted on face

Blender 2.8's weight painting behavior is really different than 2.79 and it's bugging me for few month One of the biggest problem is I can't paint vertex weight by clicking empty space. For example, ...
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can't select armature bones in weight paint mode?

so for some reason, i can't select individual bones in weight paint mode (i'm on Blender 2.82 currently). I created my armature myself and pretty much left the default bone settings as is, aside from ...
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Weight paint not working with singular bones

Weight Paint is already finicky to use. When I try to use the method of selecting the armature and the model, it only shows Object, Edit and Pose modes. Weight Paint only shows up when I select just ...
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Use a custom mesh as a lattice?

I have a very high resolution sculpted mesh that I want to deform with an armature(bones). Weight painting is very slow given the vertex count. I want to drastically decimate the mesh and weight-paint ...
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Character Rig Has Issues with automatic weights

This is my first question here, and I usually am able to find help via YouTube videos. But, this is something I could not find any help on, so I came here. I am not new to Blender, and have used it ...
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How can you copy a weight paint from a Bone in one object to a bone in another object

So I have two objects that are identical except for the weight painting. I want to get the properties of the weight paint from one bone onto another bone on the other object. Does anyone know how to ...
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problem with weight paint

I am beginner in blender, I want to make grass and move them in one side of the plane with weight paint but it does not work and sometimes it works but it painted the both sides of the plane. I use ...
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How to Weight paint for multiple objects with different polygon density?

Hello I´m fine tunning a weight paint for the trousers but as the poligon density is different for the buttons is difficult to make the weights similar on them so.... is there a way to pin them to the ...
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weight painting character accessories

i currently have a character model that is rigged up as a standard human and looks like so, the accessories are a separate object to the torso however upon posing of the arm/head/any part that is not ...
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How to make separate meshes stick together when weight painted?

The model I'm weight painting HAS to be split into multiple parts so it is usable in game, otherwise I would just join them together. Here is the skeleton and weights I am basing my custom one on, ...
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I copied and pasted a vertex group to a duplicate of the same model, yet it deforms differently

Right now im going through the process of turning a Gmod ragdoll into a playermodel. During the process I had to delete the ragdoll's armature and replace it with a playermodel armature and I was ...
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Copying weight painted faces from one .blend file to another

So I have these two separate models, one is rigged and weight painted and another is just a copy with different bones and no weights. How can I copy the weights from the first model to the second one? ...
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Weight paint and mesh are mirrored, weight paint color seems right, but vertices are left behind

Right now I'm weight painting my mesh, so I can rig it correctly. However, the forearm isn't behaving the way it should, the left one at least. The right one moves the mesh correctly, but the left one ...
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How do i go about Weight panting and animating this model?

I am new to rigging. I want to export a rocket launcher model with a shooting animation. The model and the flaps should be animated. I want to do it with bones. Do i just Keep all the bones connected ...
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Rotating arm bone twists and distorts mesh

I have the following model of a frog, which is rigged and assigned weights. In its neutral pose, the frog is lying down, but I want to animate it sitting. I started animating and noticed rotating the ...
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2d falloff button gone in 2.82.7

The 2d falloff button for weightpainting pass through seems to be gone in the new update, now there's a button which i found worked the first time i used it but now doesn't called frontface falloff, I ...
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remove weight by part of the mesh in weightpaint mode

I have got a mesh made of multiple part (the mesh is a dog, each limb is a separate part) I am trying to paint the weight of the back leg but I have trouble doing so because that leg intersect the ...
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Messed up shoulder rig

I'm working on my first character rig. I'm having a bit of trouble with the shoulder. The vertices, even though given 1.000 weight (and auto-normalize is on so it's definitely not dual-controlled) ...
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Symmetrize Weight Paint Inconsistency (Video Included)

I have a model and rig that I'm trying to mirror to the other side. When I try to perform the operation it works totally fine on last weeks file. But when I do it on my most recent file, it doesn't ...
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Weight paint brush does nothing to my mesh

For some reason, my weight paintbrush doesn't do anything. I am using Rigify, the free Blender addon to create a rig. I used automatic weights and then go from there. I tried to weigh paint it but ...
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Weight paint not working (bug?)

I have this funny document with two scenes (file attached). The plane in Scene1 is nicely subdivided and set up, but cannot be weight painted. However the plane in <...
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My mesh deforms to original placement

I tried resetting the position in pose mode with the Alt + R , Alt + G to no avail. I was guessing it has something to do with the default pose but I haven't found any way that seems to work. Just ...
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Pants and Shirt Not Moving Properly(Weight Paint Issue?)

I'm having a problem adjusting the weight painting for the pants and shirt of my character. The problem is that when my character raises his foot, I don't want the top of the pants to poke through the ...
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Parenting mesh to bones autopaint Not working [duplicate]

I have removed doubles, recalculated normals, and removed any modifiers but I keep getting "Bone Heat Weighting: failed to find solution for one or more bones". I
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Rigged Clothing Being Shredded

been trying to rig some clothes on a character, and while the pants and the shirt that I copied from the faces of the body work well, the jacket that I sculpted and then remeshed does not. I have been ...
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Why can't I select bones in weight paint mode?

I cannot select bones once in weight paint mode. I have already turned off "Lock object modes" and I can switch between pose mode and weight paint mode so that's not the issue. I can go into pose mode ...
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How to spot un-weighted vertices?

As you can I see have three rouge vertices that are not a part of a vertex group and/or doesn't have weights on them. Is there an easy way to spot them without going through each bone? More clearly: ...
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Rigged Mesh Behavior Is Different Despite Same Weights

In the attached images, I have a mesh that I rigged with automatic weights. The auto-weight turned out pretty good, minus a few tweaks. However I ran into issues with the mouth and eyes. I applied ...
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How can I see vertex behind weight paint?

In 2.79 in weight paint mode, when you chose wireframe mode you were able to see the weight color in front and see through the color to reveal the vertex behind the shape. In 2.8 weight paint ...
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How to Mirror Weight Painting Multiple Objects with One Armature

A single rig with multiple objects wont mirror the weight paint when a change is made to a mesh. Have an old file that mirrors weight paints perfectly, edited some meshes and UV stuff but kept ...
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I can't find the Master Jaw vertex group using the Rigify addon

Pretty self-explanatory. I am using the built-in addon, Rigify to rig one of my characters. The rig isn't perfect so I need to go in and change some weights. I clicked on some of the bones to see what ...
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(SOLVED) Mesh is not affected by Bone rotation, but it's still affected by Weight Painting

I have a model composed of different parts linked by a single armature, one of them is a face with fully-working weight painting set to various bones, which are all parented by a main bone (the head ...

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