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Which engine in Blender should i start with? [duplicate]

I just started learning Blender and I noticed that there are two engines "Blender render" and "cycles render". I'd like to know what is the difference between them in term of Tools, interface (not ...
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Switched from cycles to blender, made render turn black and white [duplicate]

Hi so I was creating something in cycles and then I realized that I needed to use the halo material for an effect and so switched back to blender render but now when I try to render the picture it ...
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What is the difference between blender render and cycles render? [duplicate]

Sorry noob question, I've been bouncing back and forth from different tutorials some are in cycles render and some are in blender render can i ask what is the big difference? by the looks i am stuck ...
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Can we freely switch back and forth between cycles and Blender Render? [duplicate]

If we switch between Blender Render and Cycles Render, do we "obscure" our project? Or can we freely switch back and forth?
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Cycles Render showing up white [duplicate]

I switched to "Cycles Render" instead of "Blender Render" and my object is now fully white. I would like to render my object with it's material. I have been looking for solutions for quite some time ...
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What advantages does Blender Render have? [duplicate]

What advantages does Blender Render have? I personally always use Cycles Render, because I think the rendered material looks more realistic and node shaders are easier to use.
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imported object loses Textures when I change to Cycles [duplicate]

Well I read the other topics similar to this but would like a fuller explanation on how to fix this problem if there is one. I have figured out how to load static Daz objects into Blender with the ...
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Texture made in cycles doesn't show on blender render [duplicate]

it shows on cycle render but not on blender render.. what to do? here are the screen shots
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Why does my image turn pink when switching from Cycles to Blender Render? [duplicate]

Blender Render renders a lot quicker than Cycles on my Macbook Pro. Why can't I switch from Cycles to Blender Render? The image goes from the planet you see to just a pink mass.
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Does it matter if I change from Blender render to Cycles and back? [duplicate]

I'm watching this tutorial series and can't figure out why the author always keeps it on cycles render instead of blender render. What's the reason? And what if I have blender render selected and ...
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Creating a Black Hole in Blender

I recently saw the film Interstellar and it was fantastic! The effects blew me away and it got me in the mood to try and re create the black hole, however I haven't been able to find any information ...
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Why do normals exist?

I know what normals are, because I took physics. However, I have this question: why do they exist in blender? The only use I've ever had for them is negative side effects. They make my mesh render ...
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How does EEVEE work?

We all know what Cycles is, at least to a first approximation: Cycles is a path tracing engine [...] Specifically, cycles is a "backwards" path tracer, which means that it traces light rays by ...
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What is branched path tracing and how is it useful?

I noticed recently that there is a new option in Cycles for "branched path tracing", can someone explain what this does in easy to understand terms? Should we expect faster render times or less ...
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What are the technical differences between F12 render and viewport preview?

What are the technical differences between F12 render and viewport preview render, if any? This is all the documentation I could find about Cycles viewport rendering: interactive rendering can be ...

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