1.7.6.2. Shrink Fatten

Reference

Mode: Edit Mode
Panel: Tool Shelf ‣ Tools ‣ Transform ‣ Shrink/Fatten
Menu: Mesh ‣ Transform ‣ Shrink/Fatten
Hotkey: Alt-S

This tool translates selected vertices/edges/faces along their own normal (perpendicular to the face), which, on "standard normal meshes", will shrink/fatten them.

This transform tool does not take into account the pivot point or transform orientation.

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Figure 1: Mesh before shrink/flatten.

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Figure 2: Inflated using a positive value.

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Figure 3: Shrunk using a negative value.