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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join wireframe smooth surface

Im trying to join two elements. Black with smooth surface and second with wireframe. The problem is that: first join option Im loosing wireframe effect second join option Im adding wireframe effect ...
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how to create wireframe structure for modelling a Tree

I cannot figure out how to extrude a single vertex so as to create a wireframe structure as shown 35secs into the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgiJHxaTank&t=57s I believe there is an ...
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How do I achieve this look? [closed]

I'm trying to get a quite distinctive look to show off a model, like this: It's sort of like a silhouette, but with the lines showing. I can add the glow and texture in photoshop, I'm really just ...
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How do I render specific Cross Contour Lines in different colors?

I am trying to render an object that shows only specific wireframe lines and color them differently, like this: These lines need to be part of the object because I will throw in modifiers to bend and ...
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How do I create 3d wireframe lettering

Hello, I have this album of Garbage, and curious about this design in Blender. Thanks Eric
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Blender better visibility for wireframes

I am trying to follow this simple tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zkg7Ol2jEjs But I have found that when I change to wireframe view the object becomes completely transparent instead of a ...
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Why is the representation of the mesh different from the actual mesh?

I think early on in my modeling I did something that is causing the wireframe representation of some of the lines to show up in a different place than they are on the actual mesh. I've applied all ...
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How do I reduce the numbers of lines of the wireframe modifier?

I have a sphere with a wireframe modifier on it. Is there a setting that allow me to change the numbers of vertical lines created by the wireframe? I want about 24, on my sphere there must be about ~...
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1 vertex pulls out and ignores subdivide / smoothing

Sometimes i have a vertex that isn't cooperating with subdivision and smoothing. In image u will see 1 vertex ignoring the smoothing process. Whenever i have these it creates creases and is a pain to ...
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How do I apply a wireframe modifier as an overlay without it replacing all the shading I've already done?

I made this kind of HUD Earth with the shading tab. I want to add an overlay with latitudes and longitudes, to make it look like a more real-looking HUD Earth. For that, I use the modifier "...
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Extruded area is not filled

I have a single sketch with multiple vertices and faces. Once I select one face, and press A to select all faces and extrude, the extrusion happens but the volume ...
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Making a mesh transparent or decreasing opacity so objects inside will be visible

Made a Fire mesh in blender But I wanted to make it transparent so that the inside object can be seen But I tried all possible ways to make it transparent There are certain tutorials to add ...
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Is the Wireframe modifier supposed to connect adjacent vertices even if they are excluded in the Vertex Group?

Just some heads up: I'm a beginner. I was trying to outline some edges on my model with the wireframe modifier since I thought that was the easiest approach. I used a vertex group to tell the modifier ...
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Show individual objects as wireframe in 3D viewport

In Viewport Shading settings, one can make all objects shown as wireframes: But is it possible to only show a certain object(s) as wireframe, while keeping others in Solid or Material mode?
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Can't turn off Wireframe in Viewport all modes (It's a bug?)

Is already off "Viewport Overlays/Geometry/Wireframe" Is already off [Object Properties/Viewport Display/Wireframe] It don't have Wireframe modifier, either node wireframe. Suddenly it ...
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How can I create a 3D spacetime grid animation?

I want to make this kind of animation GIF. It has to work in Eevee with multiple objects. Unfortunately I couldn't do it via wireframes modifier and proportional editing. Do you have any suggestions?
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Faces disappearing when in Wireframe and in STL export

So bit of a newb here. I have started to design a phone holder that will be later 3D printed. I have basically used cube meshes and have bevelled the edges. I though i would export it as an STL to ...
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Is it possible to hide the wire in the edit mode?

I am working on models made by photogrametry so I had really dense mesh. I wanted to know if it is possible to hide (or make it transparent) the wire of the mesh when I m in the edit mode? I m using ...
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adding vertices in a mesh

so i am a beginner to 3d modelling and am using blender. i want to add vertices inside a cup and i dont know how to do that. further steps include making the liquid inside the cup. need help. a ...
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I did something and now my viewport is view is odd [duplicate]

I did something now viewport solid looks like this: There is a point somewhere out at infinity projected through the shape and the only 2 faces showing are the ones in the projection. Material ...
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Removing thicker edges appearing with wireframe modifier

I have some simple rectangles and cylinders, to which I'm applying a wireframe modifier. After doing that, the shapes get thicker edges/ends, as you can see in the images below. Does anyone know how ...
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How to display my reference image in Wireframe mode

I imported my reference via Images as plane. I can view them in material preview, but when i switched to wireframe mode I can't see my refernce images. How can i fix that? Two pics for proper ...
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Can I have Wireframe view + material preview At the Same Time

I am currently watching a tutorial where the author goes in the wireframe view,but he is still in the materail preview.He uses a key f3 for wireframe which is by default in blender ,but when i do the ...
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Anti Aliasing Issue with Wireframe modifier

New blender user here - loving it so far. I'm running into an anti aliasing issue on a wireframe modifier object during render. Here is a breakdown and what’s happening: I added a wireframe modifier ...
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Can’t get freestyle to render

I am trying to render the wire frame of (any) model using freestyle. I have followed every tutorial I could find, and no matter what settings I check or uncheck, the outline never renders. I have ...
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How do I hide wireframes of other objects, showing the wireframe of only one?

As pictured: What setting did he toggle and how do I do it so it looks like his layout too? Edit: My current layout is to the right, his is to the left
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No partial transparency of surfaces in wireframe view in 2.92

I've got the viewport shading set to "wireframe". In the options if X-Ray is set to 1.000 the surfaces are visible. If it is set to 0.999 or less the surfaces are invisible. I'd like there ...
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Viewport shading hotkey? Wireframe toggle?

There doesn't seem to be a way to assign a hotkey to toggle between wireframe and shaded mode. I was able to assign a key to the viewport shading context menu, but that requires me to press a key and ...
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Object mode - How do I turn off visible wireframe?

Simple question. I do not know but maybe I pressed a button or an option but I can still see the object wireframe in object mode. How can I disable it to be in normal object mode as in the green ...
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Wireframe overlay is not working

I'm a beginner in blender, I use the AMD kit (motherboard, processor and video card) I was taking a course and ended up being stopped by a problem - my Wireframe overlay doesn't work, I've tried ...
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Is there a way to invert a wireframe?

Im curious if there is anyway to invert a wireframe so that it makes cuts in the mesh rather than form a wire, if anyone has a solution that would help in the scenario without using the wireframe ...
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Solid mode shows only a narrow band of objects [duplicate]

One of my viewports does not show all objects in solid or wireframe modes. Only parts of objects within a narrow range will show. It's as if the beam of a dark flashlight is determining what shows. (...
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Freestyle SVG Export decimated landscape

Hello blender community, I'm trying to export a decimated "wireframe" of a landscape. Import is, that the single elements of the wireframe are rectangles, like you can see on this image: I'...
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How to make wireframe mode in 2.9 look like 2.8's version

Blender 2.9x version changed the wireframe mode and it personally is much harder for me to tell what I'm looking at. Previous versions have full wireframes and I would like to know if there is a way ...
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Invisible objects in the wireframe

3D is invisible with Wireframe enabled.
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In wireframe mode, Is there a way to show edges at the back and not only whats directly in front?

If I go to wireframe mode, I only see whats directly in front of me and not the edges at the back or the ones of the objects inside unlike in edit mode. Is there a way to show them or do I just use ...
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I seem to have a problem with Wireframe and Shading making the model see through [duplicate]

I find the issue very hard to explain and i also have no clue where it came from, but it is making me anxious on the progress of my model. New meshes added to the scene don't seem to have the same ...
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How to quit outer edge only wireframe [duplicate]

I somehow managed to get wireframe looked like this: How to change it back to default wireframe view? Edit: here is the sample file.
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Create Curved Chicken Wire/Mesh

I’m trying to get this wireframe to have curved wires, like chicken wire. I added wireframe and subdivision modifiers, but they don’t seem to affect the curvature of the wires. Any suggestions?
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Solid Wireframe, F4 shortcut

I'm new to Blender - and to any 3D modelling software, really - so I started following tutorials on Youtube. In this particular case, the OP says to toggle the wireframe on the solid interface by ...
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Why is my model all triangulated and messed up on export to .FBX and .OBJ?

So I faced this problem when exporting a simple chair model that I modelled in Blender, to FBX and OBJ (Haven't tried other formats yet), here it is in Blender preview. The Base is quite low poly and ...
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Highlight specific edges of a shape

I have a semi-cylinder and I'd like to highlight the arc on the front, made of lots of vertices and smoothed. How can I highlight this? Best would be some kind of coloured glow to represent the arc. I ...
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how to draw a torus with grid? [duplicate]

I want to model a torus with grid, i.e torus code in topology quantum computation, just like followin, but I do not know how to draw grid. Maybe using texture might be helpful, but are there any other ...
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Model has a hole in it due to weird geometry in wireframe mode?

I'm fairly new to blender and have encountered a problem with wireframe mode. The screenshots show a hole that is visible in object mode but not in edit mode. I turned on wireframe mode to see the ...
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How to keep wireframe in render?

Layout view is what I'm after for the final animation render. The pictures show the problem and difference between the two. How to keep the wireframe view overlay when rendering animation? Thanks so ...
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Everything displaying as wireframe in fresh blend file [duplicate]

I recently started up a new project and had not booted up blender in about 2-3 weeks so I'm unaware if any major update has happened or something, but no matter what I toggle my view to, everything ...
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wireframe is invisible and only the outline is visible. in object mode [duplicate]

In Edit mode, the object looks normal. but in Object mode, the wireframe is not visible and only the outline is visible. I downgraded the graphics card because I thought it might be a problem, but ...
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Viewport wireframe only shows outline [duplicate]

Today I opened Blender and started modelling a bullet, And I found that when i switch to wireframe mode, theres only the object silhouette / outline showing up, the mesh edges have gone missing, and ...
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Wireframe mode not really being wireframe (z-fighting occurs)

Thing is, when I set viewport rendering to wireframe, I expect only edges to be rendered, not faces. And this is true until two faces overlap - then I experience z-fighting. I would really, really ...
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Can't select objects in wireframe and can't see the wireframe

Today I downloaded blender 2.91 and started working on a scene when suddenly, I switch to wireframe mode and I can't select objects, and also I can't even see the wireframes just outlines of the ...

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