In animation nodes, there is a Load UVs option: enter image description here

How can I access those UV's. And is there a way to check what the texture color is for a specific UV coordinate?

  • $\begingroup$ Do you want to get UV co-ordinates of a UV map or color value of the image based on the UV map? $\endgroup$
    – 3DSinghVFX
    Commented Dec 9, 2019 at 8:21
  • $\begingroup$ @3DSinghVFX the color value for each vertex. $\endgroup$
    – clankill3r
    Commented Dec 9, 2019 at 11:41

1 Answer 1


enter image description here

It is possible to get UV coordinates and UV colors but for that, you have to install Animation Nodes + Extra Nodes because it has UV nodes and Texture Input node.

Step-1: In this example, I'm using Cube object and its default UV map with a simple image texture, enter image description here

Step-2: You can access the UV coordinates with the UV Map Data Input node. I have subtracted combine (UV coordinates) by value 0.5 to bring these vectors at the world center in 3D space, enter image description here

Step-3: Next, add the image texture (whose color values you want at the UV vertices) as Texture, enter image description here

Step-4: Now, we will evaluate the texture at the UV coordinates (green points) in 3D Space with the help of Texture Input.

enter image description here

Step-5: But, we have a small problem that Blender does not show the Texture in the 3D space and its scale. So, I have added the Vector Math (scale) and Vector Offset nodes to estimate the scale of the texture, enter image description here

Step-6: Next, connect the Texture Input node and adjust the scale such that it should match scale in Step-1. In this example, the value of scale is 2. The output of the Texture Input node is the colors of the image at the UV vertices. enter image description here

Blend File:


You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .