Questions tagged [proportional-editing]

Proportional editing is a tool available in several of Blender's Editors that allows the transformation of the selected item (i.e. vertices, objects, keyframes etc.) to affect the transformations of the surrounding items according to a radius and falloff value.

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need help applying loop cuts and making the face round out

I'm new to Blender and I'm in the process of trying to create this screen and I would like for the screen to be rounded with a slight hump rather than just have a drop off on the front like it shows ...
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Keyframing Proportional Size Parameter

We want to show a scale change propagating through a model over time. Scaling a single vertex where we want the change to start from and then increasing the proportional size parameter in proportional ...
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making my character Tpose

hey all so a quick question for that is there a way to my character acting as a T pose? I have already modelled my character but I Don t want to mess anything by moving the arms or use propotional ...
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Extrude a Plane edges proportionally [duplicate]

I want to extrude a plane proportionally like that. Something like inset function does, put outwards. Here what I get.
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Creating a parabolic-shaped arch more automatically

I'm trying to create an arch in the shape of a parabola, like the arch in JK Bridge (Brasília-Brazil). I managed to "model" it manually, using some reference images, but it didn't turn out ...
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How to re-create the folded sheets effect like in the attached images?

I hope this is the right thread for my question. Trying to re-create the "bendy/folded" pages effect. Can you please tell me a few methods on how to achieve this look and feel? i played with ...
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Keep material strength while scaling

I'm having a little trouble with something. I have let's say a hollowed cylinder (or pipe) with an outer diameter of 50mm and an inner diameter of 40mm. So the wall strength is about 5mm. If i scale ...
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Bezier curve proportional editing with aligned handle type

Maybe someone knows why it behaves like that. Why it affects dots not evenly. Dots on the left side is more affected then on the right. I would appreciate your help.Link on Video
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Can I edit a symmetry threshold? Or is that not the issue here?

I'm sorry to ask a very simple question, I come from Maya so my blender knowledge isn't great. I'm trying to edit a mesh with proportional editing- not sculpt mode as I need to edit multiple objects ...
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Creating wrinkles on a shirt

I created a base shirt using cloth physics , and have been experimenting a few methods to create wrinkle ( edit mode , procedural nod set up , normals texture painting ) but my results are not very ...
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I have a problem with the donnut beginner tutorial

Im new in blender (and every other modeling program). I started to understand blender and how to use it but when I make the donut (followinf Guru's tutorial), I get some problems like the icing not ...
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animation-like cloth simulation

I am trying to recreate this illustration in blender. So far no luck with simulating the bottom part of the paper where it folds while also lending on the character. I tried cloth simulation, and also ...
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Wacom Blender Question

I'd like to ask how I can change the radius of the brush for Proportional Editing while using Wacom? This is currently my Wacom setting And I have also activated Emulate 3 button mouse in Preference/ ...
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Change radius for proportional editing in Blender 3.5

since none of the previous answers worked and the editing mode might have changed since the last questions and answers, I would like to ask the following again: How do I change the radius for ...
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Changing Radius size of Proportional Editing (PGUp/Down not working, no wheel)

I'm currently using blender 3.5.0, I work with a Asus laptop and my huion display tablet. Emulate numpad and 3 button mouse are both on. I've been following Eve Sculpt's youtube room tutorials and hit ...
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How proportionally to decrease the distance between two parts in one object without scaling those parts?

I have a bench. I want to decrease the distance between two parts in the centre without scaling those parts and without standard moving with GX hotkeys. Yes, I can move each part of the bench with G, ...
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Proportional editing change size problem

can anybody tell me please how can I change "proportional change size mode" on blender 3.5 to older one. I mean until I apply a proportional size that suits me(L-mouse button) it won't save. ...
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Create an ear flap

I am trying to make the left ear flap in my model to match the following picture: This is the baseline of the model: When I try to rotate the ear it simply gets deformed: And when I try rotating it ...
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Proportional Editing : where is the center of the circle/sphere?

I selected the vertices, here in orange color. The pivot point is defined as "Median Point". So, why is the circle center away from my selection? What defines this center? Thank you,
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Can I change the proportional editing area of influence aspect ratio?

I know we can change the size, fall of, etc. But can I change it from a sphere (or circle in a plane) to an ellipse (Imagine the blue elipse)?
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How do I change default Modal hotkey Shift+O to Shift+Q in Blender?

E.g.: When I am moving vertex points with proportional editing on, in order to cycle through different proportional falloff I want to assign modal hotkey as Shift+Q. Default Shift+O is very ...
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Vertex slide evenly inwards

I know of the feature vertex/edge sliding (g g or shift-v) but it only slides the vertex along one face while in this gif it slides evenly on both faces. How is the even vertex slide done?
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change radius in proportional editing without mouse wheel

I am working with Wacom Cintique and its quite annoying to change from the pen to the mouse in order to change the radius. Here I found the keys "page up" and "down which" would be ...
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How to make Golden Ratio Proportion Torus?

I need to model this Torus. Can anyone help me?
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How do I do an internal curve on a column? [duplicate]

The context here is that I am modelling an gothic column, at some points it curves inwards.
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Extrude gradually from a uv sphere

I am trying to model this fella: And I am struggling to extrude his eyebrows in this smooth way. Basically I would wish to extrude the eyebrow in a way that gradually blends into the sphere from the ...
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Proportional editing controllers for animation

Is there a way to make controllers to deform some specifics vertices like they would act in proportional editing? ( no shapekeys )
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How to Curve a specific part of a Mesh (Pan)

Hello im new to blender and gave myself the task to model a simple frying pan. I am almost finished but still need to connect the handle to the round pan, addet an image of the meshes. How can I curve ...
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How can I fix coordinates of vertices? [duplicate]

When I use proportional editing, I want some vertices to be fixed at where they are. If you know how to fix the global coordinates of vertices, can you please tell me?
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When I use proportional editing the vertices tend to raise without the mesh itself

I have this visual problem that always occurs when I use proportional editing. The vertices tend to raise without the mesh itself. This creates a wireframe effect without being in wireframe mode that'...
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New key binding not implemented for the influence of proportional editing

As I'm working on a laptop with a trackpad, and without a mouse, and I've re-assigned the key bindings to increase/decrease the influence for proportional editing to alt+page up (to increase) alt+...
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Problem with scaling part of the object

Please help me solve the problem. I need to enlarge a circle, like the example next to it, but when I use scaling, the enlargement is disproportionate.Thank you.
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How to move object on curve along X/Z axes without object's X-scale compressing

(as my first Stack Exchange question) I'm hoping to determine how to keep my object's proportions intact while it move forward and up along a X/Z curve. I realize the curve shortens the object's path ...
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How to keep Measure Tool proportions visible while sculpting?

How to keep Measure Tool proportions visible while sculpting? Problem: After outlining the proportions for my mesh with the Measure Tool in Edit Mode, I am stuck on how to keep the measurement lines ...
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Using Alt+G to move selected object to the center of the grid causes objects to be (seemingly) parented

beginner here! I'm using Blender 3.1 I am following Blender Guru's tutorial making donuts. In his 3.0 tutorial part 6, there is a step to select the light source and use Alt+G to move it to the center ...
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Create Rough/Random Surface not working on correct side?

When I try to create a random surface using proportional editing it edits the opposite verticies that I selected. Why are the bottom verticies being moved and not the top ones that are clearly ...
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Square object proportional editing's problem

I have bevelling my square object,and i want to bend upward both of top and bottom vertices of square object just like this But instead of first image, i get the result like this In the first one, ...
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Mesh modification by Proportional editing in Shape keys

I am using Blender 2.9.3.4. During character creation process, after rigging, whenever I add shape keys and then modify the mesh with Proportional editing, in edit mode. It is found that proportional ...
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How to change radius for proportional editing using industry compatible keyboard mapping (v3.0)

How do you change the influence when using proportional editing in Blender using industry compatible shortcuts? What I've Tried: Reading similar question here this article, but with the ...
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Adjusting the proportional editing falloff curve continuously

I'm a fresh noob Blender user who has learned to love the proportional editing tool. I've mostly benefitted of the 'sharp' falloff shape but at times hoped I could adjust the falloff curve somewhere ...
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snap to face not working...below surface overlap upper ones

i ma new to blender...i have two faces...while i enable snap to face with tick the project on to self and project individual elements...and hit g and enable proportional editing...the below surface ...
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Pivot Point Question

Been wondering how to do this for ages but I haven't been able to find a solution, or phrase a search correctly, please link if it's out there. Here's two abstract flower petals, I want to pivot them ...
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Blender 3.0, Snap to face + Project individual elements not working as expected

I have started my quest on making donuts. I have remade this doughnut several times and keep finding the same issue. When I get to the proportional edit of the icing object it should snap to the side ...
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Proportional editing functionality

No matter what I tried only the immediate area around the center rotated and deformed. According to everything I could read about proportional editing I am supposed to be able to increase the range of ...
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How to add Edges to object using Loops

Using this tutorial to learn how to make Christmas Tinsel (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2YFHXJDWJk). At 9:08, they add edges to the object using an "Edge Loop" I believe in order to use ...
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Proportionally edit fcurve to match last keyframe with the first

I have a complex walk animation (downloaded from Mixamo). For each bone, it contains a number of keyframes, let's call them x_1, ..., x_17 for an animation of ...
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Object scaling/rotation/translation linked when no parent/child relationship exists?

I have a bit of a strange issue that I haven't seen with my modelling up to this point. Basically I have found some objects in my project are linked somehow. Basically they are behaving as if they ...
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Trackpad Proportional Editing

Edit: It was because I was using the Lazy Viewport addon. It wouldn't let me change the size for some reason, but now it's working. How do I change the area of proportional editing on a trackpad? I've ...
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Cannot use boolean modifier to cut out difference of 2 objects

I have to objects which I'll paste below. Using the boolean modifier I need to use the 'difference' setting to cut out the space that the 2 objects have in common. The first object is a complicated ...
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In proportional editing is posible to move the sphere / circle of influence?

What determines the position of the sphere of influence? It doesn't seems to follow my selection or the origin of my object. It's possible to move it? When you activate proportional editing and use ...
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