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Texture rendering in Eevee but not in Cycles

I'm facing some issues to render texture in Cycles. It works very well on Eevee engine. Here is the Eeeve rendering with textures (lines on hills) When I go to Cycles, nothing is rendered. I'm an ...
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What does "Vector" mean in nodes as input and output? Please explain

What does Vector mean in nodes input and output in Blender?
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No color output for Musgrave texture

I was following a Ducky 3D tutorial and at this timestamp 4:19 I need a Musgrave texture with a color output, but mine only has a "height" output. I looked up on the Internet and several ...
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How to change a certain parameter of all principled shaders in my blend file?

I have like 100 objects, each with its own material, different mesh, own texture and UV maps. I want to immediately adjust only one parameter for all the materials, say: metallic but I want to keep ...
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Emission node in 2.81 not working iun Cycles

I've got an standard material on a cylinder outside windows which I am using to emit a texture for light - unfortunately the material seems to take the colour from the emission within the material as ...
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Mix shader not connecting ColorRamp and Transparent BSDF together in 2.9

I'm following a lesson of what I think was made in ver. 2.8 and I'm currently using 2.9. As you can see in the image below (mine | lesson), in the lesson part the ColorRamp and Transparent BSDF are ...
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Image Texture Node Color Output Format

in the Node Editor what is the data format coming out of the Color output of an Image Texture Node? Does the Color Space setting of the Image Texture Node change this at all?
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How would I create a stripe on top of a brick texture?

How would I create a stripe on top of a brick texture? Currently I have the brick texture setup like this. Which gives me this result But I'm stuck now as I don't know how to add the white stripes ...
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Is there a guide to learn more about nodes? [duplicate]

I'm interested in nodes, but my understanding of them is lacking. I don't really know what most nodes do or what the connections mean (the yellow, grey and blue dots)
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How do volume shaders interact with light?

In this answer I would like to understand What does it mean in Node Editor that light will interact with volume? I would like to see a few pictures showing the difference/meaning.
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Create rings for ringed planet procedurally

Trying to create a ringed texture like the one in this image in a more procedural way using Blender nodes I could achieve this with a color ramp, but I do not want to manually edit each ring but ...
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Why my object is not illuminated

so I have my basic scene and one object (girl) is not illuminated by light source I did not touched anything it has just a texture as material. Edit: Render engine is cycles the object is imported fbx
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Change color from white to yellow

How do I change white color on the green background to yellow one in the following setting ?
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Why objects reflected in the mirror are darker than original, as they were not receiving light

The curtains are dark in the mirror image, as they were the original object but not receiving the light of a point lamp that i used nodes to define color and strength (blackbody and ies texture). The ...
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Can I connect a Diffuse BSFD to the Principled BSDF's roughness input?

I have a principled bsdf. Under roughness, I have maps that I would like to connect to it. As I'm adding a normal map to my roughness map, I'm thinking of putting the map through a diffuse bsdf. Is ...

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