What is a non-manifold mesh and how to fix it

In your jour­ney through the world of CGI, you have prob­a­bly come across the word non-man­i­­fold once or twice. Maybe you got slapped with a “mesh is non-man­i­­fold” error too and won­dered how your mesh became non-some­thing. Surely hav­ing a man­i­fold mesh is bet­ter. But what does it mean to be man­i­fold? A man­i­fold is a math­e­mat­i­cal

Meshes with Python & Blender: Rounded Cubes

Unlike the pre­vi­ous part, this tuto­r­i­al will be lighter on math and focus more on the “Blender stuff”. We will look at adding and apply­ing mod­i­fiers, read­ing a mesh from a file and man­ag­ing com­plex­i­ty.

Meshes with Python & Blender: Icospheres

In the third part of the series we get into mak­ing icosa­he­dra, sub­di­vid­ing and refin­ing them to spheres. To top it off, we’ll also look at two ways of set­ting a mesh’s shad­ing to smooth.