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Make a PNG into a mesh? [duplicate]

so I have a pattern as a PNG. I was wondering if Blender had a way of turning the PNG into a mesh. It's kinda like how if you put a transparent shader on a plane with an image texture you get a 2d ...
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How do I create a solid object/cube

So I want to create a solid object or cube. My big problem is that when I create a cube, the cube is hollow - that is, I can create a cube, subdivide it, and then delete one of the faces, and it is ...
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Voxel data in Cycles

Is Cycles able to render voxel data from an external file? I can create the volumetric effects that I'm interested in by plugging a texture node into volume absorption and volume scatter shaders, ...
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Create a mesh from image with transparency

Is there a way to create a flat mesh from an image that has transparency, so that the mesh matches shape and does not include the transparency in the geometry? I have tried converting my image in an ....
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Is it possible to convert image texture's black color to transparent?

I have 100 tif images from confocal microsocpy that have black background (NOT alpha) and I would like to stack them to recreate some color labeled structures in 3D. In order to do that, I need to ...
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Wrapping a Pattern over an object

I am trying to build some arches in blender, and I want to find a way to apply a pattern to an object in a similar way as using a texture, however instead of having a texture applied to the model I ...
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Find the color at a particular surface point on a mesh

Is there a way to sample the color at a particular point on the mesh's surface? Let's take this cube for example. It has a procedural texture applied on an emission material in cycles (but I'm open ...
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How can I convert a low resolution image to a mesh?

I have a low resolution Image I want to recreate as a 3D object. I was thinking of making 7 separate "layers" to depict foreground and background elements. Basically, once the layers were complete ...
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Voxel data as image sequence in cycles

I have image sequence of an object. How to render it in cycles as voxel or volume? Image sequence represents a slices of 3d object. Images are in .png. I would like to turn theese slices in 3d object ...
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How to get RGB values for a portion of texture, specifically an image

I was wondering if I could do the following with python in Blender: Import Image into Blender with addon Subdivide the plane and make a lot of new objects which are fragments of the original Check ...
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How to generate images from texture volumic

I want to generate consecutive images from a 3D texture Here images were obtained with cross section. In different cases these volumes can created with: - A cube Contains of procedural textures ...
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export to mesh particles and alpha-powered texture

I have a scene of nature with grass (particles), trees (sapling and particles) and I want to export the scene to mesh files (obj, ply or similar) with corresponding color value. Here are some problems ...
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How to add thickness to transparent material from image? [duplicate]

I have this object with a material I created with an image, how can I manage to add thickness to it ? I already tried adding the solidify modifier but could not get any result... Here is a screenshot ...
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How do I add a thickness to Photoshop pictures? [duplicate]

I imported a Photoshop file as a plane and set the plane on "Alpha blend" (-transparency) to show a figure as a cutout. How can I solidify the parts vithin the outlines of the Photoshop picture/figure ...