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How to paint "Through the mesh" in Weight Paint Mode (Blender 2.83, 2.91, 2.92, 2.93+)


Todor Nikolov writes:

If you are like me you probably thought that painting on the back faces of a model in Weight Paint mode was broken. It actually works but the way to activate it is a bit convoluted. So I made a short video about that.

I have a bunch of beginner tutorials on weight painting. Check them out if you're new to the topic.

And here is how to paint "through the mesh":


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Todor Nikolov

Freelance 3d artist and a Blender head for the last couple of years. Recently started where I share in-depth CG tutorials.


  1. Thanks so much for this and for your other videos--I just recommended your Rigify course to a Blender user last week! I had no idea what Rigify could do until I watched your videos.

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