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Making this tire sidewall?

I want to add the Good Year lettering on the side of this vintage racing tire. I know I have to UV unwrap, what I'm not sure of is how to set up the material. I'm guessing I have to use a bump map ...
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match two mesh curves

I've got a situation where two objects meet and they both have curves. I need to make the white portion on the left side match the curve of the gray portion on the left side. The inside the white ...
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Deselect Neighbours Faces

is it possible in blender v2.70 or with a python function deselect neighbours faces, so that they are alone ? i'll upload a picture to understand what I mean. I hope it's doable.
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Assign Materials by UV Island

Help needed. I am using Blender 2.79 - I have a dress that I modeled and then unwrapped in UV layout. The problem is that I never added any material zones. What I would like to do now is add materials ...
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merging bended solid tubes organically

being a complete noob in blender, I wisely chose a quite complex object as my first project ;-) - the objects should have precise dimensions (which I managed more or less) - the tubes should have a ...
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Setting up a linked rigged character

So, I have a best practice question. I created a few characters in their separate files. Rigged them using rigify, created a pose library for rubharb lip sync. Next, i linked that character to a ...
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blender 2.8 how to render wireframe only on the front side of an object

I'm new to blender and I'm trying to migrate from the old softwares I used (3d max and silo). One problem I found when modeling with blender is that, although it allows displaying wireframe, the ...
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Render becomes blurry

So I downloaded a blend from blendswap and here's the issue. When I load it, it's fine. When I render it, it's initially fine. Then there's something like another layer or something added on top of ...
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Disassemble this math function pseudosphere into circle strips or/and individual cones?

Is there a way to disassemble this math function into circle strips or/and individual cones? Irrespective of section number depicted. The idea is to print on paper and cut-out.
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Blender UV unwrapping non-uniformly

At first, I was able to uv unwrap the model without a problem. However, I now have been having issues with it. I don't know how it started or what triggered it to start unwrapping in this manner. Here ...
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AMD Radeon Pro 460 not showing up in sys pref

I'm trying to set up my AMD Radeon Pro 460 for Blender 2.8 but I'm not seeing the Device show up in the system preferences. Is this a bug or not currently supported & if so why?
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How do I make objects collide with text?

I'm a beginner in Blender, and I'm making an animation where an animated piece of text collides with balls in its path, causing them to roll. I was just wondering if there was some way to tackle this ...
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How do I change the default blender controls to allow for left click drag/box select? Like in the maya preset controls

When you use the maya preset controls scheme left click and dragging allows you to use a drag/box select but in the default blender control scheme left click and dragging edits the geometry of the ...
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How to force an object into the render border?

I made a glass smashed by a bullet animation, with smoke simulation. I have 100 frames in the simulation but wish to render only one frame no. 61, where the smoke cloud is the most beautiful. ...
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How to model Ponies and other stuff? [duplicate]

hello guys i need some help on how to model ponies, i couldn't start because i don't know what to do. Reference image is there, now what? YouTube is lacking of tutorial about modeling ponies. Hope to ...
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Smooth deformation of rigged vertex group

I’ve been trying to rig vertex groups to bones smoothly. As in, trying to have some parts deform more, others less, painting their weights accordingly. The whole vertex group moves as a whole though, ...
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Scaling a object is not working

I am trying to make something bigger in blender With the S key but it is not working. So maybe you guys can help me fix this problem, That would be appreciated! Feel free to ask me question if that ...
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Object doesn't follow path

Even if I set both origins to the same place, the object still doesn't follow the path but is miles away from it.
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Can not find unlink object data in Blender 2.8

Currently using Blender 2.8 and I would normally hit "U" to unlink object data from linked duplicates I can't seem to find it anymore. Searched the word "unlink" in the preferences but nothing comes ...
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How do I get more control with Displace modifier mesh and subdivision surface?

I want to create 3d wall panel with deformer displacement modifier smooth with subdivision modifier but when i use it all my mesh is broken like porridge. I need a flat bottom and the upper part ...
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Lighting doesn't affect anything

So i've made a model and assigned materials to it, and I have a sun lamp up. When I render it the lighting doesn't render what so ever. It's like I have none there and it's all ambient. Changing the ...
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3D-Scan into Blender

Ok, guys! I tried a few days ago to 3D scan an object and also my own face. When importing it into Blender i run into two problems which are basically one the same I guess: 1: My computer probably isn'...
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Bump map causes strange shading [duplicate]

What is causing this strange shading when adding bump/normal maps? This happens in the viewport and the final render. See image below were the sun transitions into shadow. It should be more smooth. ...
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How can I stop my Blender script from eating my entire computer's memory?

I'm working on a project that loads a bunch of 3D models (around 100 models) into a scene, exports a render, then deletes all the models and loads in 100 fresh models into a new scene, then dumps them,...
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How should operator id_remap be used?

I'm trying to use id_remap on some materials, but Blender crashes when I try to use the operator. I've tried many different ways to invoke it. Right now I have: ...
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How do I make a herringbone pattern?

I'm trying to create a herringbone pattern that will wrap around a cylinder. I'm assuming that there's a way to do this using the brick texture node but I can't work out how to alternate and/or ...
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Edges connected in strange way?

I'm trying to edit my model but I found that when rotate any edge or move vertex from left/right side, the other side is moving too ? Like there is a mirror but there is not !! I think something is ...
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How can I make a bed canopy?

How can I make a bed canopy? Both the modeling and the material? Looking for something like these:
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Exporting Alternate Materials to glTF

I am trying to achieve a Babylon.JS model viewer which allows for configuring various aspects of the model. Whilst I have JavaScript experience I am new to Blender and 3D modelling in general. This is ...
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Point density and transparent background

Is there a way to get point density and a transparency film to work. Point density works when in normal film but when I turn transparency on, it is nowhere to be seen.
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half of object is missing when viewport shading set to rendered

I have created a tank. unfortunately when i change viewport shading to rendered the bottom half of the central object is missing
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How to limit textures size in eevee?

I'm using 2.8 beta. The option in the settings / general does not seem to work.
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Cloth Simulation using Python

I tried making pockets and collars for a t-shirt. I can make it in the GUI but I am facing hard time with automating the same with Python Scripts. Is there any way of creating a collar/pockets for a ...
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Is it possible to create a mesh between two different objects that has single edge via Animation Nodes?

I'm not really that good at animation nodes, but want to know if it is possible to create a mesh or fill a plane between two edges. I was planning to make a trail using animation nodes, so I have this:...
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Saving collada file for other software

I'm totally new to Blender. I used following tutorial for combining two Mixamo animations: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv2zrUJcTpE I saved it as a collada file to open it in Photoshop. It is ...
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Pose Mode Modifier

I use mirror modifier and subdivision. after create bone I try to move in pose mode on left side the problem is the right side move too, please help me? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMmr5JqE7D0
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blender 2.8 requires glibc 2.23, have 2.22

Forgive me if this is off topic, if it is a pointer in the right direction (appropriate location to ask) would be appreciated. I'm trying to use blender 2.8 on an opensuse 42.3 machine. Long story ...
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Animating intersecting objects

I would like to animate two intersecting objects, for example, a fixed sphere and a moving plane. How can I animate their motion so that when they intersect, their (changing) intersection appears as a ...
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Mixamo character in Blender - changing the position of the body

I'm totally new to Blender. I managed to download and add two Mixamo animations in Blender to create smooth transition between them (yay!). I would like to change also a character a little bit - ...
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How to make cave pieces modular so they are seamless?

Am trying to reduce the amount of cave models by trying to make them modular, but am not sure how to do the in between of them so they look seamless. I have 2 cave objects (of many) in this image, I ...
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Subdivision Surface Modifier gives unwanted results

I've designed a Formula 1 steering wheel. At the back of the real thing, there are screw holes which I want to add. The steering wheel object has got a Subdivision Surface Modifier turned on. When I ...
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Start with Blender 2.79b or 2.8 [on hold]

I’m new to Blender and need to learn Blender from scratch. Should I start with version 2.79b or start using 2.8? I’m expecting 2.8 to be mainstream before I reach any level of proficiency.
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Making an hanging object with ribbon tape

I'm a beginner of Blender, so cannot find out where I have to start. I've searched several tutorials but it is not matched with what I want to make. I have to make object like a photo(hanging object ...
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Sped up strip renders jumpy

I am processing a video and speeding up some strips. The output is very jumpy, especially noticeable on strips where there is lateral movement (such as panning). I don't understand why: I am using a ...
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P-Map and Velocity map as outputs in 2.8

I render an animation with EEVEE and every frame takes less than 10 seconds to be rendered (in 4K). I also output normals, AO, and other images in the same render (using a File Output node). ...
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Blender 2.8 Smoke Sim Bug

Recently, I started using 2.8 for smoke simulation. Everything looks normal until I render it out. Though I can preview the smoke in the viewport(render mode), it does not appear in the final render(...
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How can I modify the layout.label in a custom node in the Node Editor?

As you can see, I created some custom nodes, and I need to modify the middle label in each node when I create a new node, how can I do this? Here is my source code: ...
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Change axis of rotation (animated)

I want to rotate an object around some axis during one period in my animation and rotate it around another axis during another period. What is the easiest way to achieve that? Example: flip dice ...
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Complex Oval Shape

How would you go about creating a model for something like this? firstly, the odd oval-ish shape. secondly, the flat rim part outlining the top circular shape. I was messing with an oval-ish cone ...
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Fiber like/Neurons Structure Mesh or surface (VFX) in Blender

I'm researching how to achieve and effect like in provided image. Please help me out to figure out how to setup procedural 3d texture for displacement or shall I use another technique?

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