View Full Version : help with polypaint!

03 March 2010, 01:21 AM
i'm just trying to get some simple color but when i paint on a model, it paints trough to the other side of the model (no symmetry is not on). how do i turn this off? please help i need to finish tonight.


03 March 2010, 04:54 PM
in the Brush menu, go down to Auto Masking and turn on Backface Mask.
that should do the trick.

also, depending on how thin the area is, you can paint with a smaller brush to limit how much it bleeds through if you can't use backface masking for some reason.

03 March 2010, 07:26 PM
thank you so much. i had a midway deadline last night so i sent part of the model unpainted :P

i'm picking it up again tomorrow and i'll give it a try then. i thought i had seen that button before but i couldn't find it and my eyes were blurring and i don't know.

thank you again

edit: that was the problem. thank you again.

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