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What is the difference between the displace socket and a bump map?

Aside from the fact that you can control the bump mapping per shader with a bump node, are there any differences between these materials? As far as I can tell, they are the same. Is the displacement ...
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Why won't the material node displacement work in cycles

I have a plane in blender with a image texture node, connected to a RGB to black and white node connected to a multiplier before being connected to the displacement of the Material Output node. There ...
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Blender Cycles True Displacement

I want to use the displacement node in cycles node editor, i was wondering whether subdividing an object or using sub surf modifier makes any difference, if so which one I should go for in order to ...
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Crumpled Paper Cycles Texture

I'm trying create a crumpled paper material in Blender Internal. It's pretty easy, here's my result just using Voronoi texture with little setting: But when I've moved to Cycles, it is not getting ...
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How to add a displacement map on a plane using procedural textures with a layer mask

I have mixed two textures together using black and white values from a noise texture which is connected to a color ramp. How can I apply a displacement map on a plane so that either the texture "...
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Is there a way of applying the true displacement

A new experimental feature that comes with Blender 2.78 for Cycles is that you can affect the geometry's displacement by plugging in a texture into the displacement input of the material output and ...
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Color ramp to bump map

I have this black and gold sort of paint melting cycles material. I would like to add depth to the texture using the Color ramp node. How can I create displacement using my current node setup? My ...
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Displacement not working properly - following Blender Guru rope tutorial

this is my first post so let me know if I'm doing something wrong. I'm following this Blender Guru tutorial: https://youtu.be/1drRNphACMc?t=955 At the 15:55 mark he changes Displacement to True, ...
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Displacement with nodes doesn't work, do I need a Displacement modifier?

Here is my node setup: Displacement is on True, and I have a Subsurf modifier. I am rendering with the Cycles Render. It doesn't displace at all. I am not sure what i am doing wrong. I do get ...
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What is the most effective way to use displacement with Cycles?

I have a PBR material with a normal map for some surface defects. I'm trying to use Displace to emboss some fonts but I'm just getting an outline instead of full depth. Reference image: Node set up: ...
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A PBR map with Principled shader doesn't add value to the object

I'm trying to create the ground covered with leaves, everything seems fine, but it's completely flat. I suppose a normal map is in charge of it, but I have no idea how to fix it. There are screenshots ...
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How to generate isosurface materials? [duplicate]

Since bump mapping cannot modify the actual shape of an object and hence the flat shadow, I want to know is there is any way to generate an isosurface material like this in blender?
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How to make bump with Displacement Modifier

I have a world map image and a sphere with subdivided. I tried all the setting to get that world map on that sphere clean and clear way but did not get. This is my result What else setting are ...
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Cycles true displacement magnifies mapping

When I attempt to use true displacement in cycles render it looks correct under the "materials" viewport but, when I render/Pre-render it looks like it magnified the map/procedural texture. Any ideas ...
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Why is this procedural displacement texture not showing up on render?

This texture shows up fine on objects in material view. It is using a Geometry node set to position as the vector input for the texture nodes being used, so my understanding is the objects don't need ...

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