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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Joining Selected Meshes Tutorial - Blender 3D

In this tutorial we will learn how to join two selected meshes to make them one unified object.  "Joining" is different than "Parenting."  When you join two meshes they become one solid object.  When you parent two objects they are still two separate objects that move together.  To Join two selected meshes follow the instructions below.

Joining Two Selected Meshes

1)  Make sure the two objects you want to join are selected.

2)  Hit CTRL + J

3) Selct Join selected meshes.

Separating Joined Meshes

1) Go to Edit mode

2) Hit the "P" key

3) Separate Menue
 * Selected - Separates the selected meshes
 * All loose parts.
 * By Material

1 comment:

  1. Thank you very much for posting this. I had not found it in the tutorial and my house had gotten far too complex to work on in one view.