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How to make transparent material in cycles?

Is it possible to make a transparent Material in cycles render? How is it accomplished?
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Making an Invisible Material in the Cycles render engine

I'm a newcomer to Blender and have created a scene in which I want to animate the disappearance of an object. I don't know if this is the 'right' way to do this, but I managed to get the desired ...
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How to render with alpha-channel defined by object form?

I need a transparent hole in a specific part of my render defined by object. For example, I have a cube. How to make an alpha-channel on the place of a cube?
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Can I make an object invisible in Cycles without letting the camera see what is behind it?

I would like my mountain to be invisible after rendering. And I want just Objects in front of it (like trees) to be seen, but not behind the mountain.
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Culling Objects Using a Culling Object

Today my question might be a bit complex, but I hope that Blender has an easy solution for this. So, let's say I have a scene with several objects in it and I have a background. The background is ...
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Is there a way to render an object invisible but still have it block view?

So I was messing around and was wondering if i could render this cube invisible but still have it cover the ball. When i disable make it not apear in the viewport it still renders there: I was hoping ...
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hiding objects from render while keeping their reflections

I'm working on a small interior and in order for me to get a decent render of the majority of the scene I need to have the camera outside of the room. This leads to me having to hide an entire wall of ...
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How to reflect\catch light but be invisible on render?

I want a mash was able to catch light but was invisible on render. I want this effect to happen, but the plane was invisible. Is it possible? Or can I cast colored shadow? I need this in cycles. This ...
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rendering objects in a scene separately

I know that it is possible to render diffrent parts of a scene in different layers but if the object that i am rendering on a specific layer is occluded by an object from another layer will the ...
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How can i render only one object but still have the rest affecting it?

Is there any way in blender, to render only one object from this big scene but still have the rest of the objects affecting it ? I need to change material to this small piece but i dont wanna render ...
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How to prevent things from out of sight rendering

I was wondering if there was a way to only calculate the things that are currently visible in the frame. My scene has a lot of trees that are slowing down my render times, and these are mostly out of ...
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Questions About Smoke?

So I am brand spanking new at blender and just learning the ropes. I believe everything about my smoke is set up fine, but EVERYTHING in the scene is getting rendered (like the smoke domain before I ...
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Invisible wall in cycle [duplicate]

I have a basic cube mesh that i currently use as a wall And a basic ball mesh deforming itself on it as my animation How can make the cube invisible BUT keeping the interactions between the two ...
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Masking objects so that they appear behind elements on video

I have a live-action scene which has two objects in. One is a building which replicates the building in the footage. The other is a simple cube which has rigid body physics applied to it. During the ...