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How to apply retopology

After making retopology with a plane, what should I do then? Should I delete the original mesh or is there some option to apply that new topology over the old one. In videos that I watched nobody ...
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GPu Usage on RTX 2080 TI 20% CPU 10% during Render Optix

I'm really new to Blender. I have a workstation with a Intel i9 9900X and a RTX 2080 Ti and 64 GB of RAM. I'm rendering a animation in Cycles(Optix - Denoising AI). The strange thing is that the ...
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rigify export fbx causes twitching

I'm using blender 2.82 and the rigify add on. I tried to do a dragon rig and even though its not perfect it works for now. At least in blender... when i try to export it the spine causes some weird ...
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Gizmo UI looks too small

In Blender my Gizmo looks like this: But everyone else's seems to be like this: I don't know what I messed up. I went over Preferences > Themes but only found settings fo Gizmo colors. How can I ...
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How do I set up a light probe for an EEVEE animation?

I have a long road and a rocket car I want to animate in EEVEE. The rocket would light up the road and the rear of the vehicle. I add a light probe and scaled it to the entire road. Bake, render, no ...
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How can I model this Body in Blender?

Hello Blender Community, I am new to Blender. In the past, I only used CAD Programs (Inventor, Fusion 360). Because of the Rendering and Animation, I try to recreate my models in Blender. One of my ...
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How to make a wet shader with running raindrops etc?

Im curious how I would go about creating a wet shader that looks a bit like the image below. the image is of need for speed rivals because it has quite a cool running water effect. Water droplets are ...
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Blender 2.82, 2 GPU but only one render in Cycle

I'm not sure is this should be like that but, I have two GTX 970 graphic cards...and when I try to render something in cycles, I've notice that only one GPU works about 30-40 % and second one stays on ...
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How to view a face as it is (and not modified by where it is)?

How to view a face as it is and not modified by where it is? For example, I created an icosphere and I want the camera to show a face as it is: an equilateral triangle for a reference image.
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Why doesn't the focal length of Viewport change upon zooming?

As far as I know, to "zoom" means to change the focal length of a camera. But no matter how much I zoom the Viewport (not a camera in the scene) with Ctrl+MMB, the ...
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using Blender with anycubic photon printer [duplicate]

I have designed two parts I wish to print in HO scale. A drawing of a brick wall in 1:1 scale and exported to .stl comes into Anycubic Photon screen so small it is almost invisable. Have not been ...
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Blender Missing Import Options [duplicate]

I have been working on a Blender project for a couple of days and I want to import another image as plane. I got to File -> Import and only see options for importing "Collada" and "Alembic". How do I ...
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How to make this completly flat? [duplicate]

how I can make this flat? I want one flat surface at the bottom of this car. Any help? Thanks
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Complete Armature disappears when switching to “pose mode” /nothing is hidden, alt+h has no effect

they show normal in "edit mode" but when i switch to "pose mode" or "object mode" they disappear and there is no "eye symbol" in outliner besides green Armature/Bone symbols. But there is a orange ...
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How to use pycollada module without install in blender? (Addon)

I'm trying to figure out how to use the pycollada module inside an addon without installing the module on Blender, so I have a root folder called pycollada-master, which contains everything needed. I ...
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Remove empty patches from quick fur effect

I would like to know if it is possible to remove these patches of empty space using the Quick Fur effect. n here]3]3
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a screencast key add-on that displays combination keys like g+x or g+z etc

I am looking for a screencast key add-on that displays combination keys like g+x or g+z etc. Unfortunately, the four add-ons I found so far only display g and not the following axis key. I am using ...
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Video saving in MP4 [duplicate]

I downloaded the Blender version 2.82 to edit videos. I opened an .mp4 file to start cutting scenes out of it but when I saved it, it showed .blend file and I cannot find a way to render it because ...
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Why am I getting different shading on different faces when I merge the vertices?

I started with a bowl shaped geometry with no top and no bottom. I wanted to add geometry to the top of this semi-sphere, so that I can use sculpting to mould it to a desired state. Does Sculpting ...
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Attaching objects to the surface of another object before modifying

I'm modelling a creature that has a row of spines down its back. The creature's body and spines have been made as separate parts, and I've modelled the creature in a neutral pose with its spine and ...
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Best import file type / shading not displaying correct or editable

i was having so may issues i modelled the start of my work in skp, now it looks fine here but when imported to blender its not.i tried all the import types now & they all vary in what is shown in ...
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How to export a simple waves animation as FBX file?

I want to export a little animated wave model I made in Blender, so I can upload it on my website as an animated interactive model. I am a beginner. I added a 50x50 plane and then, used the ...
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(EEVEE) Can't get Depth Of Field to focus on one object! (.Blend file included)

i'm currently having a huge problem where i cant seem to make the camera focus on only one object, i want it to focus on the rabbit character: https://i.gyazo.com/8a12c2843f8448bd6b2120e10753aa2e.gif ...
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Shader node to get z value

I am putting together a coastal scene. In order to make the rocks close to the water shiny from the water, I would like to set the roughness as function of the height (z value). If all the rocks where ...
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Rubber gloves physics animation?

I was wondering if anyone might be able to assist me in figuring out how to animate a character putting on some rubber gloves. I essentially have a character and a pair of gloves. I've gotten the ...
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Trouble with difference Boolean

So im having an issue with boolean. I have a screenshot here and ive searched everywhere i could but i really cannot even explain it properly enough to find a solution. If yall need more information i ...
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Break apart grid pattern of foams in mantaflow fluid sim

In Blender 2.82, mantaflow was introduced, with a built in way to generate foam, bubbles, and spray. However, the particles all seem to be a bit too uniform, resulting in a grid like pattern. Is ...
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Using collection instance causes grease pencil strokes to disappear

I am using a collection instance, and then mirroring it to mirror a drawing I created with Grease Pencil. However, there is an odd behavior of the strokes showing & disappearing. Here is a link ...
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How to output multiple images from Blender's compositor with Python?

I know how to render one image via Python and get an output with Blender's compositor. What if I need it to render 100 images for me with numerical names e.g: img_1...
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Face dots show for some invisible faces anyway, despite x-ray is off

First, face center option in viewport overlay is on. Then, as shown on the right side of the first image above, Blender 2.82 shows face dots for visible faces, but also extend the display to some ...
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Merging faces/dissolving edges not working

i'm fairly new to blender (coming from architecture background) so i've used sketchup alot and more advance software for architecture like revit3d/bim. The work i'm doing now is for jewelery so ...
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Krita will not fully start as an external editor [closed]

I have the file path set in preferences for Krita.exe and Blender 2.82 launches it but when it gets to the part of "Loading Main Window" everything disappears. If I look at my task manager (Windows ...
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Approaches for animating swinging bridge?

I tried animating a small, very simple rope bridge, swinging against the wind. I tried using a combination of lattice deform, soft-body lattices, soft-body ropes with attachment vertexes on horizontal ...
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Blender 2.8 Multiple object follow path animation

Hello i tried to make an animation where a multiple object array with equal spacing offset completing a loop. Something like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlzcxUanU3o but in blender 2.8 most ...
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Why is my Image Texture set as 'Map # number' format?

Like the tittle above, why does my Image Texture show as numbers although I already re-linked it from a specific folder with a specific filename? Is there anyway to convert it back again to its ...
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Z-Depth in World to Camera Coordinates

I have a rigged human character in blender and am able to access all the global bone coordinates and bone lengths. However, I want to translate all this bone coordinate data (in 3D) to a camera frame (...
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Python : Negative scale causes global rotation discrepancies

I'm currently working on a system using Blender to export some scenes to a game engine. To do so, I've written a Python script reading the scenes and writing the files as needed. So far I've had no ...
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2.82 signed with unknown CA?

Why is the new 2.82 signed with a cert that is not recognized by Windows? Is this typical? I don't typically install exes with invalid or unrecognized certs. Thanks, Mike
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Imported FBX texture is black in blender 2.8

i was working on an animation for a customer in blender 2.8, i then upgraded to 2.82 because 2.8 wasnt letting me texture paint. I got frustrated and decided to restart the scene. now i'm in 2.82 and ...
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Lighting error with seams/UV Islands?

I have been making a model for the Source Engine, I baked a normal map and gave it a simple test diffuse texture (Solid colors, very basic with no shading). In blender everything seems right However, ...
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Armature with multiple objects issue

I am currently working on a project to create different animations for an anatomical head. This head consists of a skin model and underneath a muscle model. I have currently put all these models ...
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Blender 2.82 Fluid Sim

When I try to make a fluid sim it seems to not want to actually back anything but seems to lag a little as if it has but it's showing anything I have a bowl as an effector, a cube as a domain, and a ...
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How to simulate vector sound waves in Blender?

I am making an animation where I visualize audio in the form of a vector sound wave. I am trying to make this "wave" with a line of stretched cylinders. The goal is to make waves that look like this ...
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How to reduce or smooth out the polygons in my render?

First time I looked at this through the Blender UI it looked ok, but once I rendered it, I realized that there were polygons all over the place in the render. The viewport in the blender ui was so ...
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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. How can i change it back to the default look (gray)? Saving and reopening does not work
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How to revolve flat object by twisting it 360 to make it 3D?

I created this shape in Illustrator and imported the SVG into blender. I want to rotate the flat object by 360 degrees over the Z-Axis to make the object round.I would be pivoting the bend over the ...
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Why does my mesh have no faces on the inside?

How can I fix the interior of the mesh?
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2.81 Dyntopo destroying geometry?

This is my first time using blender sculpting, and whenever I sculpt with dyntopo on it removes geometry instead of adding it. The bottom two lines in the picture are with dyntopo on and the top ones ...
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How to set a material's color when shadowed

I am trying to create a material that is normally white but turns blue in the shade. I know I can do this by changing my lamp's color, but I don't want all the other materials to also turn blue. Is ...
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Should I avoid modelling clothes out of a reference image?

I wanted to recreate my jacket, so I decided to use an image to create a mesh of it, however I want to eventually fit it onto a human body so should I have not done it this way?

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