Questions tagged [wireframe]

Questions about viewing or rendering an object in wireframe. Wireframe is displayed by drawing only the object's edges. A wireframe is usually used to view the topology of an object.

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Blender wireframe fresnell transparency fading

Coby Rendal helped me out on the wireframe / backfacing culling issue and theory. Though one last step for my base is left. I want to have the back of the sphere slighly bleeding into the visible part....
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Blender wireframe without backface issues

Hi I am simply trying to remove the backfaces from my wireframe. The left one has a wireframe material on it. there is my question: How could i integrate an geometry node with "backfacing" ...
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New to blender and wireframes [closed]

Please help. I am trying to get to grips with wireframes and movement. I downloaded a cool wireframe of a goose. I am now trying to make it move. I can't seem to add in keyframes for how the bird ...
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How to create a material of horizontal black and white lines [duplicate]

I am trying to reproduce it by my own but I can not understand how to switch off vertical edges in render options inside of freestyle svg exporter? Any thoughts? Many thanks in advance! https://docs....
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WireFrame Mode is missing when hitting ctrl + tab

I was doing the holy donut tutorial and suddenly when I select an object and use the shortcut ctrl + tab, I don't see an option for wireframe mode, but earlier I remember it used to be there. I don't ...
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change wireframe background in blender 2.8

I am totally new to blender. Check out the following picture: My coach changed cylinder to wireframe, so then I change my cylinder to wireframe, however the view is different: My question: How do I ...
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How can I make only the selected object change to wireframe view?

When I select an object and go to wireframe view, all objects go to wireframe. I want only the selected object to go to wireframe. How do I do that?
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Wireframe and vertices have disappeared

New to Blender, no idea what hotkey I've pushed. The wireframe/vertices in Edit Mode have all disappeared. Effectively, Object Mode and Edit Mode are now look identical. If I move to "Modelling&...
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Why don't Edges appear when I switch to wireframe shading on an object?

I'm very new to blender so I'm trying to follow this tutorial on creating a base mesh. At 2:37, the guy in the video presses z and turns on wireframe shading on the object. On his tutorial, all the ...
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How to see the mesh with subdivisions in wireframe mode in blender 2.83?

Hi I can't see how to see the mesh with all subdivisions in blender 2.83. Does anyone know how it can be activated? in past versions I think it was by default
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Base mesh becomes unsculptable

I keep making base meshes for character sculpting. I do this in edit mode, put on a skin layer, and then switch over to sculpting mode. First sculpting anything over this mesh doesnt work. I checked ...
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Wireframe Consistent Thickness

I require a consistent thickness for 3D printing a wire-framed model. The wire-frame modifier isn't sufficient as thicknesses are inconsistent. Ideally, the wire-frame would consist of 'pipes' with a ...
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How to toggle grid lines that are displayed in wireframe mode?

I'm following a Blender Guru tutorial on how to make a coffee cup. When looking at the cup in wireframe with xray & edit mode on, his screen has no extra gridlines between the vertices/face. ...
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Blender 2.82a in Texture Paint mode Paint Mask doesn't show wireframe

Hi I am new to blender and really struggling to find answer on this. I am not able to show wireframe while in Texture Paint mode, supposed to be shown in any tutorial. Turning on Paint Mask is not ...
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Blender 2.82 Wireframe not shown in object mode

I am a newbie to Blender and I recently was following the doughnut tutorial from Andrew Price. I got to the section where you create a coffee cup from a reference image by shaping a cylinder. (https://...
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How to build a Low Poly on a High Poly while being able to see both?

All the view options I can find make it hard to see the low poly mesh and the high poly mesh at the same time. (This is for baking a high poly onto a low poly) Is there something I'm missing? This ...
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Modelling pollen 3d mesh

I am kind of a noob in blender, who's trying to model a grain of pollen for an ai experiment. The pollen grain is this one: And I don't know how to model that random wireframe that overlaps itself in ...
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2.82a wireframe disappears (glitch?)

This has happened to me only in 2.82a: while im in wireframe mode,and i do "Toggle Overlay",part of the wireframe disappears,as you can see in the pictures Is it a glitch,or am i missing some ...
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How to get smooth & low-density wireframe

Hi guys I'm trying to constrcut a web using the wireframe modifier. I hope to get a smooth contour so a subdivision modifier was added before wireframe modifier, and this is the result: However I don'...
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Disappearing wireframe after clicking on green triagle 2.8+

Today I've faced some kind of strange behaviour from blender 2.8. I was working in Viewport Shading mode with x-ray off and geometry>wireframe off. Probably I had activated something because now ...
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Stuck in wireframe

Using blender for the first time, and was just messing around with buttons, I think I clicked one of the physics simulation buttons, and now I'm stuck in this wireframe view. I don't want to make this ...
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Duplicate mesh section and merge

Following up on a question I opened up earlier (Joining more objects breaks fill), I have a mesh produced by repeated application of boolean modifier 'difference'. (This represents a Type VII ...
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I can't move objects, just the wires around it

I'm not sure how to describe it. When I want to move object or rotate, or resize it, the object is staying at the same place, the only thing that is moving is the orange wire around it. I can place ...
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I can't see through the reference image in wireframe

I can't see through the reference image in wireframe that view is truly wireframe Is there anyone who knows what happened?
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Single Object Colored Wireframe instead of all Objects Wireframe - Blender 2.8

I would like to have single objects displayed as colored wireframe. I found out, that I can have a colored wireframe by setting the viewport to wireframe mode, but this means every object is displayed ...
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My UV map is in triangle shape not rectangular

I've seen many videos explaining "Tris to Quads" but it just not work for my mesh. I've tried the "tris to quads" but my mesh would still have the messy UV map instead of the rectangular grid one (as ...
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freestyle vs wireframe viewport

hello kind blender stack exchange folks! does anyone know any tips to make the freestyle match viewport wireframe? I am new to blender, but I found I really like using wireframe mode to create ...
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Unable to create a dashed edges with Freestyle

I am trying to make an object that is rendered in wireframe with dashed edges. So far I am working on a model which is using Freestyle. I have tried a lot of settings but still not achieving what I ...
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Generating wireframes gives deformities

I am trying to convert a .stl model into a wireframe, but it always gives me annoying long lines coming out the side.
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How to do the “light up the wireframe effect”

I want to make an effect similar to the one seen in this music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrZC1Jcv0dw I want an object to be completely black and then animate it's wireframe lighting up. ...
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Can't get my model out of wireframe mode in blender 2.59 after saved the blender file in newer version (blender 2.79)

I'm new to Blender and this site, so I apologize in advance if I'm not following any of the proper etiquette. I'm no artist, but I'm trying to learn Blender so that I can mod a skin to GTA:SA. I need ...
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Wire with SubSurf doesn't follow surface in Edit mode

How do I smooth the grid along the mesh? I've been looking for the answer all day and I couldn't find anything.
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How to make objects more visible in wireframe mode?

My basic cube looks like this in wireframe mode: It's almost invisible. And I saw others' looks dark and thick: My viewport shading options are exactly the same as his. I know there is a "random" ...
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My mesh is a black wireframe but only on layout mode

My mesh is black and transparent, only on layout mode and I do not know how to change it.
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How do i add faces back into my model

I accidentally deleted all of the faces at some point and i can't bring them back, it looks like wire-frame mode but is not
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Dashed line and Wireframe

I'm trying to render a cube with 2 additional vertical edges on a one of the faces. I use the wireframe modifier for making faces transparent and freestyle for making the dashed edges. The issue is ...
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Object wired instead of solid

In blender 2.8 my object that i try to render looks both in edit and object mode wired, and i can't use smoothen to aussure a plain looking surface. All the other objects around it are behaving ...
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smoothing issue with tris

sometimes when i work with tris or i change the flow of the topology on the z axe i encounter some shading issues with smooth shading, if i decrease the normal shading it gets fixed (10 degrees) but i ...
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Merge Grid Lines into single Mesh [duplicate]

I created this grid for use in a game. Users will use the grid as a guide to add road. I created the mesh by drawing a rectangular plane and performing several arrays. Then I applied the "wireframe" ...
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Blender wireframe material missing some edges

I am trying to create a material to draw a mesh in wireframe mode. Thhe result will the be applied on top of another render, so I want the edges to be painted as black and the rest of the surface to ...
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Is there any way I can get the 3d coordinates of a wireframe using Python?

So far I have this code to get the wireframe I want. ...
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I am not sure what's happening here [closed]

I can't enter edit mode when this happens, and the material preview becomes weird as well. How do I get out of this?
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Wireframe mode doesnt select everything

I had this feature until I must've clicked on something. But on wireframe mode, when im trying to select trough everything, it doesnt..react same way as if it was in solid mode.
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Weight Painting is terrible in Blender 2.81a

I've been using Blender since 2016, and I usually use 2.77 for weight painting. So, recently I wanted to try out 2.81a to see if it works with my workflow. But I've been facing some very basic ...
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Blender 2.8 render wireframe select specific edges

I would like to render a plank with a notch, as shown below, in wire-frame mode. It should only show the outer edges, means I would like to not show the edges highlighted with the white arrows. Is ...
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How to render surface divisions for subsurface modifier? [duplicate]

I want to render the outline of faces as shown in the below image to show the divisions of panels. How to do this in Blender?
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Accidentally enabled wireframe display, can't disable it

I accidentally hit something on my keyboard and now I have these wireframe lines messing up my viewport. Hitting Undo a bunch of times didn't fix the problem. How do I get these lines out of my ...
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Export a Obj with a wireframe material

I would like to export an obj with a wireframe material (model with wireframe lines). I don't want to render it as an image and I don't want to use the wireframe modifier. The Modifier would be the ...
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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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Wireframe of top and bottom caps on cylinder

I have a vertical cylinder and I want a wireframe on just the horizontal circular outlines around the top and bottom caps. However, when I apply the wireframe modifier, it wireframes not just these, ...