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Knife tool with bmesh API

I need to find the intersection curve between two (open) meshes, and I can do that interactively with the knife tool. In search for a way to do it from a script, I came across the following highly ...
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Need help with a clean Normal map for a character in Blender

First of all thank you for your time reading this. I am new to Blender and I managed to make my very first character. my low poly mesh has been created and I sculpt one for more defined details. But ...
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Python script to texture paint across active viewport

Can't wrap my head around the python API docs for texture painting, I've got the brush and UV mapping setup, just need to automate the brush painting across the active viewport, it doesn't need to be ...
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Easy way for spiral engraving that is usually used on metal for better grip?

I don't know how this is called but I want to make a replica of the grip in the picture. What is the easiest way to get that grip pattern engraved into a cylinder model?
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Is it possible to convert hair to alpha planes?

In Zbrush you can groom your hair, and then convert that to alpha planes. I'm curious if it's possible to achieve the same result in Blender? I tag particles because that seems to be what people in ...
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Which command is the right one for rendering with GPU?

I have a script that loads a scene with objects, cameras etc. and also sets the gpu rendering settings. When I use the script up until the rendering command and then click on the render button, the ...
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How to make tank treads

I'm working on a model tank to animate, and I don't know how to make treads that can turn. I'm not even sure what I'm trying to do is possible at the moment. So: How do I make treads that turn, and, ...
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How to make a gamecube meme with blender?

Recently I've been wondering how to make a gamecube meme with blender and i don't know how.
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How to transfer mesh data from blender to python?

I want first create an object in blender and then transfer the data of vertices and faces to Python for further calculation like solving a PDE problem.Can I do this and if yes how?
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What specs do I need to focus at when buying a new PC to use Blender with?

I am willing to buy a new PC for blender, and I am confused about whether I should focus on getting a strong GPU or CPU and if great RAM should be considered. So, I need advice on how to divide my ...
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How to render a background image correctly?

I have followed this tutorial:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ua7K4HvbfzA And everything looks great in rendered view. But when I rendered image, it rendered the object first but put the background ...
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All seams and UV maps have deleted?

Please help! I had a whole house mesh that I created, that I unwrapped and seamed, but I pressed something and suddenly it all dissapeared?! It had every single part seamed and uv wrapped (the windows,...
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Get number of particles with Python

I'm troubleshooting a large particle system and for that I'd like to get the total number of particles. Is there a Python command that I can use to retrieve it? I expect this number to be the same ...
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Rigify - Run multiple rigs off some rig_ui.py?

The Rigify rig's UI is setup by the rig_ui.py script that runs on file open. Each rig has a special property with an ID, and that ID is also in the script so that it knows which rig to associate with ...
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Sharpen the ends of Freestlye lines

I currently find the ends of my freestyle lines to be a flat shape when I want a triangle like shape: I want the lines to vary in thickness when arriving at a "dead-end", and to fade out to a single ...
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Moving an animated / rigged object

I have a model in Blender that is rigged and animated. The object is not at the origin, and I would like to move it there. I can move the object to the origin by selecting the armature bones and ...
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where can I find this in the python script?

I would like to make the transparent box selected all time, but I am having trouble locating the python script to rewrite it. Does anyone one know how to do this?? Thank you so :) enter image ...
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How to add tabs to the tool panel

I remember there being a panel with buttons to zoom in or out or pan in the viewport but it seems to have gone somehow. How can I add it back?
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Can I render the viewport with CUDA?

I'm using the default blender renderer and am trying to animate a scene with a bunch of different meshes (18 of them), all hooked up to the same armature, using the same bones and vertex groups (the ...
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Weight painting moves the mesh

I am fairly new to blender. Please, if you know the answer just post it down here, and get it over with. Whenever I weight paint the model I have it moves the painted area to some weird origin ...
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Using Python to programmatically bend a box

I'm trying to write a script that uses bpy.ops.transform.bend and am running into context issues. I'm just learning the api but it seems like the command requires some sort of UI interaction/context ...
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How To Mirror An Imported .FBX Model?

So I have imported an .fbx Unity model along with its .png textures. The textures provide more detail that I would like to incorporate into the 3d model. The end result is to edit it and export as an ....
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Bones not moving correct part of object?

i have a simple hand im trying to rig the bones on but for some reason when i move the bones nothing does what it should, everything moves a different finger, multiple fingers or distorts the hand. ...
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ColorRamp works in Material mode but not when it's rendered

I have a problem: I'm trying to model a DNA. I have it set up, but when I have a color ramp set to two different colors, it only shows one when rendering. But when I click Material in the 3d view, I ...
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Beginner: black polygons while texturing

I'm trying to texture just a standard cube but some of it's polygons remain untextured (black). Here is the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfaxOVjdIqc What I'm doing wrong? Thanks
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image texture unaligned on uv map

i exported my uv map as an image, and painted onto the shapes in fire alpaca. when i tried to apply the texture back into blender by dragging it onto my uv map, it was off to the side and only partly ...
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true transparance?

Is it possible to get true transparance? Have tried to find some render-settings that remove "ghost-shadow" but without any success.. I have like a house with four walls and want to do a section zoom ...
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Is there a reason these facets of the diamonds are just rendering black/dark?

Is there any reason that the Facets are rendering in large dark patches, Is it to do with the lighting, the facet pattern, the booleans. Been having this problem for a while so any advice is ...
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Unexpected Selection Behavior- Selecting Random Faces of a Sphere

No experience in 3d modeling what-so-ever. Trying to make a pill object. Doing this by creating a sphere, cutting off the bottom, duplicating/rotating, and connecting it to a cylinder. I've aligned ...
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Ripped models shows weird lines like this

So I'm ripping models from a mobile game and when I import them into Blender there are always nodes and often lines like these that appear. What I want to know is what they are, their purpose and if ...
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Merge materials in Substance Painter (offshoot question)?

I know this is Blender stack exchange but thought people on here may be knowledgeable as Blender and Substance work in tandem - I need to merge materials in substance. I separated them in Blender for ...
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Glass material not working properly… When I add a light source it makes these colored dots [duplicate]

I need help with my glass material. For some reason when I add glass to my scene it makes these little dots which I can´t get rid of. This is the node editor for my glass material.
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What's wrong with this Collada file?

I've generated this COLLADA file: http://ix.io/1kEL When importing to Blender, it says "Couldn't find a material by UID." 3 times, and I don't understand why. It doesn't show any other errors, but ...
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How do I fix a specific lighting bug on this models face?

So, I have a problem where the cheek/mouth area of the mesh has a peculiar lighting bug where it nips in to her mouth Now the obvious problem is that it uses one triangular face from her eyes to her ...
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How to create an animated artificial sky?

This post is related to the world. I can not create an animated artificial (not with clouds) sky like the ceiling in this video cf link of the video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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Blender rendering blank videos

I am seeing a strange behavior with Blender. Let me explain the detailed workflow of what I do. I use OBS studio to record my screen and audio. The output is produced in mp4 file. I edit the video in ...
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Each bone is deformind the entire mesh and not just a part of it

I am still an amateur to blender and I usually use automatic weights for my Character's armatures, but this time I have encountered a problem in which the automatic weights makes so a bone has a way ...
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testing problem in blender game-logic editor

so when i press "P" button to test game it look like this (2) can someone help?
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Why can't I use a loop-cut on this simple mesh?

I just tried making a person in blender from a tutorial (first time I use blender) and somehow I can't make a loop-cut in the last 'box' thing. It is nor a triangle nor an N-gon, I checked for double ...
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1answer
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Unable to render with cycles using GPU: failure to compile CUDA kernel

I am failing to render with Cycles. When I hit F12 in a default scene (just a cube) it says "CUDA kernel compilation failed, see console for details." I read that you can pull down from the top of the ...
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Which is faster, KDTree, BVHTree, or closest_point _on_mesh()?

I have to sample milions of nearest points on the surface of a mesh, all speed is welcome. I need to know if there is a acceleration structure that can deal with it as fast as possible.
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How to rotate scene via python script?

I'm super new to Blender and working on a script for Blender. My question is how to rotate scene via python script, just like using middle mouse? Thank you.
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How to make texture appear only in dark spots?

I'm trying to make a realistic earth but now comes the problem of the lights. Since I'd like to make an animation I want the night lights(which are just a texture with an emission shader) to "appear" ...
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Making a straight-S pattern

How can I make this texture based on this Instagram post?
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Modeling a car wheel arc: Move vertex to form an arc

I'm really noob with Blender and 3D modelling in general. I started modelling a *very* low polly car, and I wasn't careful at all about the topology, little by little I started adding some more detail ...
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Blender Image too saturated when using compositor but not in the saved output file

I rendered my scene in two parts with the intention to use alpha over in the compositor to merge them. When i rendered the images they looked perfectly fine. They looked like this: When I use these ...
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Pasted rigid bodies don't move

I have made a character with ragdoll physics, and when I try to import it to a different file, it doesn't react. .blend file:
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Themes: How to change the color settings of a temporary field within the Info panel

I am modifying the theme of Blender, and have most of the settings where I want them. However, I am having difficulty with a temporary message field, circled in yellow below. I have messed around ...
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Big white circle for point light

I am trying to add a point light inside a lamp. Here is a snap of my node editor (for the glass): But everytime I put the point light inside of the glass material, a big white spot forms. I tried ...
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GLSL vs Multitexture in Blender 2.79

I use Blender 2.79 and I want to know the difference between Multitexture and GLSL shading mode and which one must I used for a better result.

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