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How to add a model on surface of another object?

I have long shifted to Blender from 3ds Max since about 5 years ago. I am missing one option though, maybe because I haven't researched about it yet and I would like know: In 3D's Max, you can ...
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Outline using freestyle missing some parts of the mesh

I use freestyle to add outline but somehow the hair line takes over the face. And the face seems behind the hair. No not just the hair its also behind the neck. Like somehow face mesh doesnt exist :| ...
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Reflections visible in Vieweport but Flat/Barely noticeable in final render

I'm having trouble rendering this scene I've made from Grant Abbitt's steampunk goggles tutorial. The thing is when I'm looking through the Viewport I can clearly see reflections from the material, ...
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Fix Animation with 'Add' Track Breaks the Animation

Firstly I had a model, and the issue was the pelvis was rotated the wrong way (in its default pose). To fix this, I rotated the pelvis back, then adjusted the rotation and location of the leg and ...
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Subdivide faces of Object to a minimum distance of vertices

I have the following shape: I need all vertices of the shape to have roughly the same distance to each other (lets say 2 Units), without changing the shape. So basically using vertices like Pixels. ...
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How to make a physically accurate airplane takeoff

I have a model of a plane, and a runway, I want to make the plane realistically take off, even after many trys, it looks nothing like a real takeoff, I have tried to make realistic acceleration but ...
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How Can I Subdivide Only Part of a Grease Pencil Stroke (Ver. 2.92.0)?

When in Edit Mode for a Grease Pencil object, I can go to the Stroke menu at the top of the screen and select Subdivide. But this will always subdivide the entire Grease Pencil object. How can I ...
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Merge bezier curves without deformation?

So I've been working on the hair of a character, and I need to merge all the hair strips together. But whenever I do that, everything is deformed after doing so. I have tried applying rotation and ...
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Soft sphere in a channel with obstacles

How to pass a soft sphere into a channel with obstacles and have it deform to its shape? What I want to do is Figure 1. I have tried following the steps for a sphere going down a staircase (Fig. 2), ...
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How can I fix brush lag in Texture Paint?

It seems to be lagging in the viewport, and I don't know why. I just downloaded 2.79, since 2.78 seemed to have the same issue. I do not believe earlier versions had this issue beyond that. If I use ...
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What 3d file format should I use to import low poly shapes?

I'm a metal artist and think I can learn blender enough so I can create my sculpture ideas, render them and submit them to sculpture jobs. Hoping I can shave off some time by importing 3d files that I ...
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I'm trying to export a character to UE4, but I can't seem to export the shape key animation and bone constraints, how could I get around this?

Hello! I have been working on a character for a project of mine and have encountered a few issues. Software: I am using Blender version 2.90.1 and Unreal Engine version 4.25.4. Model description: ...
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I am trying to make a drum rotate with water fluid [closed]

I am trying to make a drum rotate with water fluid. I'm looking for a clear explanation of effector and domain. Effector fails to fill in the shape. I just want to fill a horizontal cylinder with ...
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I learned basics of 3d modeling but not sculpting. What should be my next step? [closed]

My main aim for learning blender was for rendering and then animation. I learned basics of 3d modeling but not sculpting. What should be my next step? If I want to focus on learning rendering only, ...
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Weight painting causing animation issues in UE4, unsure how to fix

Hello there! I'm working on a game and I got Advanced Locomotion System V4 from the UE Marketplace (Here) which makes use of some really cool animation techniques that look great and has been ...
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Blender does not automatically create manifold when a space is enclosed by faces [closed]

Why doesn't blender automatically 'solidify' the space enclosed by faces? This makes no sense to me at all. If i use 3D printing add-on 'make manifold', blender goes crazy and start deleting vertices. ...
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Painting parts of one texture onto another texture?

I have been looking around but Im still a little unsure about how to go about solving the following problem. I have a wall with a brick texture on it but at the minute it looks too clean and perfect. ...
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How can I solve this shadow problem?

Every shadow is working well until I separate the objects, pictures: My method when separating: select faces on the mesh inset faces a little bit select the inner faces separate it from the original ...
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*.JT CAD format direct import

Has anyone stumbled across a decent way of importing .jt CAD files into Blender? Direct import would be nice. Currently I am using CAD Exchanger (paid license) but if someone is using an different ...
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How to make shape-keyed particles behave independently?

Let's say we have a mesh object with a Shape Key deformation, and it's driven by a Driver based on its distance from an Empty. It works as expected. But then if we want to make a Particle System of ...
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Why are my brush strokes in sculpting not smooth but leaves dents

So im having some issues with sculpting and looking for a solution is difficult. Im in sculpting and im trying to make scratches on an axe head. I make strokes but they are not smooth but look more ...
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Why have I got an extra vertex when exporting to ply format?

The following is a very simple object in Blender (that I have cut out from a much larger object in order to highlight where the issue lies). It has nine vertices and four quad faces. There is vertex ...
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Merge a rigified object with new armature for proxy linking

I used rigify to create a rig for my character. After that, I created a separate armatures with 4 bones and set them as shape keys for blinking and smiling for my character. This new armature I called ...
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Texture transformations not applying on fbx export

TLDR: Textures moved/stretched in mapping node not exporting with said transformations. For the model I am trying to export, I have two image textures I am using. When I export as an FBX and view with ...
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How to expose an object attribute

how do you expose an object attribute to another object in geometry nodes? for example: on the left the main one with geometry nodes and on the right another with another geometry node instancing the ...
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I have blender 2.91.2 portable but i do not have boxcutter in preferences . What should I do?

I have blender 2.91.2 portable in my computer but I do not have boxcutter in preferences . What should I do?
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Blender > Unity Animation Export (Missing Actions)

I'm trying to export my rigged character animations to Unity. But, there are always lots of missing actions that don't seem to make it to Unity. Here's a picture showing my settings and workflow. I'...
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Object on screen but not showing up on screen collection/hiearchy [duplicate]

I have 2 cylinders and one cube in my scene. The cube is in the hierarchy, whereas the cylinders are not. Can someone explain to me why this is happening? It's kind of a pain to have to select every ...
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Why don't my renders reflect the updated scene?

I have a fairly simple scene with an object that had some weird artefacts due to the weird topology: ...which I mitigated by separating it into 2 standalone objects, hoping that'd give me a cleaner ...
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Blender 2.8 - keyframes not showing?

I've just started playing around with Blender 2.80 and I'm trying to animate some lightning I did. Whenever I hit 'I' on the Brightness, whether it's at 0 or 1, no keyframe appears on the Timeline.
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the bake button is not where it should be

I was trying to bake a displacement map into the actual map following https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=94&v=McALCOr39rY&feature=emb_title for how to do it but I can't find any bake ...
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Green faces in sculpt mode but I don't think I did anything

I was re-making an anvil following blender guru's tutorial(because I applied modifiers in wrong order and screw up without backup) but suddenly I saw gaping holes in my mesh and had a mini-panic and ...
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Built-in Cycles Bevel Shader customization

There is a new feature now in master that can be used by downloading daily build of Blender: https://builder.blender.org/download/ It's bevel shader for Cycles. I tested it and it works great. ...
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Quick smoke not working

I was just trying to add some smoke to a scene I made (I'm fairly new to blender and 3D), following a tutorial (then another one saying the same thing), but it doesn't seem to work the way it should. ...
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CUDA crash on Blender Cycles

When ever I try to render my animation it crashes after 30-50 frames. Its a fairly simple scene, there are 642,026 triangles. I have intel i7 and a GTX 1650. The materials or the lighting are not ...
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Problem with Parenting Mesh to Armature

I am trying to parent a mesh to an armature (following an online tutorial). The top picture is before I parent the mesh, the bottom picture is after I parent the mesh. The steps I took to parent the ...
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What are the pros and cons of using Blender on Windows or Linux?

Is Blender more stable on some Linux distributions, or just on Linux at all? I am contemplating dual-booting my computer and partition some of my HDD for Linux to use blender there. Would there be any ...
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No audio output in rendered video file

I am trying to render a video (that is not a .dvd file) with audio using Blender. So far, I haven't had any success; all of my rendered clips have had the audio missing from the playback. I've tried a ...
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Booleans are extremely slow [duplicate]

Why are boolean operations so slow? If I try to cut into an object that has subdivisions or I array the cutter, Blender will freeze for up to 10 seconds, even though I have a 12 core CPU and a ...
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Double UV unwraps

I apparently accidentally made 2 UV layers and so the bottom UV layer is ghosting onto the second layer (see photo). Is there any way to delete the selected UV?
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Weird symetry in the weight painting after automatic weight painting is applied

(the circular lines are just an option I turned on at some point) So here is my problem: I do the automatic weight painting (that comes out partly normal) but some un-removable weights pop out, mostly ...
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Depth Pass to Point-cloud (with AN)

How can I translate Depth pass stored in EXR into a colorised point-cloud? (similar to seen in visualisations of deep-data / deep-compositing) Result seen by Camera should be without distortions = ...
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Why is the mesh not colliding with cloth simulation? [duplicate]

Why is the Suzanne falling through the carpet? Suzanne has collision and rigid body physics and the floor has cloth physics with collision. I want Suzanne to fall on the cloth and it should slide on ...
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Eevee Depth of Field causes weird pixels at the edge

I am rendering an image with the Depth of Field setting on the camera. This causes the edge pixels on the right-hand side to display an unwanted solid color. Here is an image from the viewport preview ...
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My built Blender 2.93 alpha cant find my GPU [closed]

I have Blender 2.91 and CUDA 11.0 installed. It works fine when rendering with Cycles. When I build Blender 2.93 from source code, Blender can't find my GPU
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Blender is rendering white in Cycles Reder

I'm actually using Blender 2.79 on a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and I tried rendering in Cycles Render my scene but it renders a complete white image, however, in Blender Render, it gives me my scene with ...
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Creating and moving mask in Sculpt Mode

I'd like to create a mask(in sculpt mode) that would move, up/down with a custom slider. The first problem I have is Blender crashing down after i run this simple script. ...
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Boolean modifier just remove my object

I wanted to apply a modifier between two cones. Here is what you can see before I make it visible: and after: As you can see, the bigger cone just disapeared. I tried to update the normals (Shift-N ...
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The Boolean modifier is not working

I'm trying to model an M16, but it's not going so well when it comes to the magazine of the weapon. Next to the magazine is a mesh. I want to cut holes in the mag with that mesh. But the magazine ...

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