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How to obtain evenly sized faces throughout the model?

I created the following shape and I'm trying to find a way to make all of the faces even squares. I tried Looptools -> Space which distorts completely the model. The Remesh modifier doesn't seem to ...
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Installing LuxRender engine changes the appearance of the Cycles render engine

Is it possible that since I installed LuxRender 1.5 on Blender 2.76 yesterday, Cycles has stopped to display its GUI as it used to? Here is the behavior I am used to: *-create new scene -switch to ...
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Cycles Render - Rendering Time

I have an iMac and I'd like to make it faster. I've made some modifications following some tutorials, but the process is still very slow, and I feel like the real change would be to set GPU instead of ...
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Eyeball doesn't rotate well while rigging eyes

I'm trying to make the tutorial called "Eye Rigging in Blender" found here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCGekumdLLU From minute 3.56 to minute 4.27 he links ...
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Multiple Armature Tips to single Armature Root?

Is it possible to take 2 armature TIPS and connect them to a third armature ROOT? BLENDER 2.77 (If possible in previous version I'd like to know) If not possible, anything that mimics that result ...
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How do I get bookmarks to appear in 'fileselect' panel?

I'm a newbie to both Blender and Python so I'm not sure of the terms I use. I have a number of button events that bring up the file select panel using ...
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2d animation rendering crops the sceene

I am using blender to make an animation in 2d: a couple of arrows move over an image to explain something. However when I render the animation 900x728 it shows a different cut than the original image ...
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Constrain object to bone (without rigging)

I am trying to connect a gun to a hand bone that is part of a rig. I tried using Constrain position and Constrain rotation, but it keeps popping off to funny places. My process was - Align object ...
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Transparent objects seem to be casting black shapes in cycles render

My scene contains transparent objects that fade in but a couple of them seem to be casting black shapes depending on the camera angle. I've attached a screenshot if anyone can help.
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Render optimization when frames are almost the same

Is there any way to boost rendering animation, where lots of chunks are not being changed? E.g. a sprite moving on a static background.The cycles renders some chunks over 100 times and they are every ...
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Why is my Cycles rendering grainy?

I think the picture speaks a thousand words:
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Scale with snap to grid messed up after scaling

I've got a - probably - very basic question. I put a basic cube on a scene, resized it in one dimension to 18 units (so it is a long bar now), then used "Apply Scale". Now when I try to use scaling ...
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Where to find Blender's Prefs/Settings files in Ubuntu 14.04?

First off, I did notice there's a similar thread. However, I needed to add that my files have a date for last year (?!). Really odd, I'd think, because I've been using Blender just couple days ago. ...
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Smooth transition between glossy and color material

I would like to make the white part of the tooth(bottom) below to be glossy and the other color to be simple with no reflection. I still have to keep the reflection at the same location of the object, ...
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Dark texture on model, even on solid appears also in texture mode

when I go into texture mode I get a pretty weird look of the "body" of the robot, the hat is good though things i've tried remove doubles change some stuff in shading (I'm bad at this though) flip ...
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Material / texture are not showing up correctly?

I have downloaded this file of a space craft from the NASA website, and every time I try to put the correct texture on the craft it won't work. In the pictures I attempted to use the Material in a ...
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Why are weird black lines showing on my texture?

On my model I got a material that was a solid beige image. I hooked it upped to some nodes, just texture coordinates and image texture. Then I assigned it to my feet and hands faces of my model and ...
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Knife project not working when using imported .svg curve

I am trying to import a .SVG curve and use it to cut shapes into a robot's mesh that I am modeling. After importing the curve and following Thom Blair III's advice from this question, the result ...
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Exporting from blender to Marvelous designer?

I have a character with an animated armature. I want to export it to marvelous designer5, with animation. What would be the right process?
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Copy a file with linked object data

I am making several renders of a scene, with each shot needing a different camera, pose, and Freestyle settings. I want to setup each shot and their settings separately. Normally, I would make ...
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I Need Help on a Set Up on my Video Editor on Blender

So what's happening is let's say like I take this video, I split it in half, I encode the one half, and then the other, but the other half, the second half, plays the same video from the first half ...
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Paint not showing up on model

I can't get the paint to show up on my model. It's stuck with a black and white checkerboard on it. I'm trying to paint on it but the paint barely shows up or it doesn't show up at all, I'm not ...
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Need help with 2D shooter (blender game engine)

I am trying to make a 2D shooter in the blender game engine just trying to get used to blender. My characther can move jump and shoot but I can't find out how to make him shoot to the left (instead of ...
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How to take a screenshot of blender from within another thread in Python?

I am desperately trying to stream Blender's UI over HTTP: ...
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How can I model this organic shape?

What is a good way to model this organic shape? I've found metaballs merge too easily, so it's hard to get nice folds. I've wondered about curves and beveling, but I haven't got good results with ...
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Rigify rest - pose position broken

I have problems with rigify addon in blender. When rig is generated it have broken "pose position" and "set transform as pose position" button doesn't work. Help. Some screens
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any way to let 2 sub-programs to talk each other?

Can these 2 nodes, someway, talk each other? Or a sub-program is only an end stage? I still have to fully understand the dynamic behind these cool sub-programs.. Is maybe necessary creating ...
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Change editor tab with a hotkey?

Are there hotkeys for changing between the tabs in the 3D view Toolshelf (Tool, Create, Relations, etc), or is it possible to create them?
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How to redo an undo that deleted an object?

I was working on a project that took a long time. I have two meshes, one I put a lot of time in. I joined the two meshes together, and worked a bit on them, but then decided I wanted to disjoin them. ...
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New Blender not Working with Animation Nodes

I have gotten the latest version of Blender (from Thomas' PPA), but it no longer works with Animation Nodes (any version of AN, 1.5 or older). I get the error like I do not have numpy installed, but ...
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Is it possible to give keyframes an offset of value - not time - in Graph Editor?

I am not talking about shifting keyframes in time, I am talking about selecting a bunch of keyframes and move them in value. Suppose I have 3 rotation Z keyframes like this: ...
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Is there any way to keyframe specific points with AnimAll?

I've recently discovered an included plugin called AnimAll which allows you to animate... Pretty much anything, including UV mappings. But I've noticed that it keyframes every single possible node/...
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Making pants hang off a body?

I've made pants, and I've made a body, and I lined the two up. What I want to do is the following: Have the body not be affected by gravity, but still have collision against the pants. Have the pants ...
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How to use an A~Z key as a modifier for a keyboard shortcut?

I want to set up shortcut that has a letter as a modifier key. In other words, AltMS, where M must be pressed before S. I believe this is is how the feature is supposed to work - correct me if I'm ...
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Soft Select / Proportional Editing tool White circle guide disappeared

I am not sure when it happened, but I went to do proportional editing and the guide-circle that indicates how large an area is being affected, had disappeared. At first i though it was perhaps very ...
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HDRI setup without the .hdr or .exr

Is there a way to make HDRI, a 360 illumination, without world node ? Just using lamps. I would like to have a darkened area. Everything needs to be lit but center object should have small color ...
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Is there a faster way to clean up these tiny artifacts?

So photoscan creates a lot of artifacts and I want to remove em as efficiently as possible. I know that adding a subsurf level kind of does it but I don't want to subsurf a model that's already made ...
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How to export vertex animation to unity

I created this shape keys animation(using vertex groups), and I want to export in into unity. Id does not work as i supposed, when I follow the tutorial about exporting to unity It works different. I ...
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Some UV map islands are part of larger islands but are separated from them…how to compact them?

I'm trying to learn how works UV maps and how to texture laying-out body uvs. I don't know how to explain the problem using very technical terms because I'm a newbie in blender and I don't speak ...
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Artifact when DOF is applied to layered render

Notice that the background follows around the skin of the body and cuts through the hair, which is on a separate layer from the body
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Texture stains - UV unwrapping

Can anyone tell why do I have this stain on my texture? At first, the texture was normal, but then I had to extrude some faces, and now I have this stains..
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Atmospheric Lighting: Am I doing it wrong?

http://www.imgur.com/a/AXp3H At the time I have posted these images and attempted atmospheric lighting, I have attempted to follow alongside a tutorial out of Blenderguru.com, but the results were ...
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Is it possible to group things as an object but keep materials?

I have this model: Ideally, everything would be kept in one object, but I know if I Ctrl+J everything, it'll switch the materials to the dominant one. How can I fix this?
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Best way to design a normal map?

Do people just draw them in PS and import them to blender? Or do people just model 2 of the same thing, one of higher definition? There has to be a better way. I have a model that can be tiled as a ...
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Making keyframes ACTIVE?

In the graph editor, I want to be able to quickly change F-curves from bezier to linear, etc., but it won't let me because the keyframe(s) are not "active." Simply selecting keyframes is insufficient ...
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Must I UN-parent the child object to keyframe it?

I've tried keyframing child objects, and always get wonky results. Keyframes earlier on the timeline become wildly different and unusable. It seems necessary to UN-parent the child in order to make ...
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Why is snap cursor to active not working?

It works in certain vertices but sometimes I get this.
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Bump map is shoving only on one side of an object

I've got some wooden planks, and the bump map is showing only on the side of the planks, but not on the whole plank. What do i Have to do to change that? Changing the direction of displace modifier to ...
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How do I get sIBL GUI to work on Mac OS X?

I downloaded the sIBL GUI, and it works as a standalone perfectly. I watched a tutorial on how to use it in Blender at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o198WjOBtIE -- but in User Prefs when I attempt ...
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Why wont smoke appear?

I have problems with my quick smoke......i applied quick some to that cube,and started my anim,but i see nothing in viewport,please help me.

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