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Object, mesh, material, material slot, face, material assignment: How do they work all together? [duplicate]

I've had a hard time to figure out why I couldn't set a different material for a given face on a mesh used by two objects (duplicate by AltD). As soon as I was assigning a material to a face on one ...
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Why does the colour of all my objects change when i edit the base colour, even though i have multiple materials? [duplicate]

I'm new to Blender. As you can see, there are two materials of different colours. This second cube is assigned to the second material and when I select the first cube it highlights the first material, ...
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Add different materials to different parts of a mesh?

How do you add more than one material to a mesh? I have tried adding two materials to the object, and then assigning one of the materials to a vertex-group, but I could not find a place to assign it....
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Materials, textures and how they relate to models before/after render

I am brand new to Blender and just want to confirm that I understand the difference between models, textures and materials (particularly the last two). My understanding (please correct me if I'm ...
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I want to get the texture filename of every triangle in the scene and put them into a format to be exported for an add on script

I want to write an add-on script for a custom format. I have 99% of the boilerplate by finding a similar format's export and modifying it heavily. Here is a snippet from my current script. ...
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Blender 2.8 - do Materials always have Textures?

All the tutorials I've found so far on adding texture refer to UV-unwrap the mesh, then using an image/jpg. I noticed other things like "clouds" etc. in the object's Texture Properties panel. I've ...
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How to Assign Material to Randomly Selected Objects?

i'm trying to do something that should be relatively simple, but i'm not experienced enough in blender to know how to do it. I have a few dozen individual items (spheres). I want to assign 3 or 4 ...
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Beginner Help on Materials, Shading, and Textures [duplicate]

I have been using blender for some time now and I still can't wrap my head around 4 things, Shaders, Textures, and Materials. What I've understood from researching the internet about them that ...
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Shader does not work, no matter what nodes I use, nothing happens to the subject, and I have "Use Nodes" enabled

I use Blender shading and nothing works on the object.... no nodes, nothing. I have checked all prior basic settings, clicked the Use Nodes option, still nothing works.
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Unable to change the Material for all the objects in the scene. colour changes for all [duplicate]

I have made a balloon doggo, and wanted to give each doggo separate colour, but I am unable to do so as when I select the desired doggo and change the colour, it changes on all. I copied all the ...
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How exactly do you color models?

As my understanding goes there are 3 ways to color a model: -Download another software for that -Download photoshop/gimp/paint and color the unwrapped version of your model -Use the blender brushes ...
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Added material - now it's covering several parts of my model, how do I stop that happening?

Applied texture to one object, added nodes, came out nice, however the photo/texture from that object is also on several other parts of my model, and I don't know how I have achieved that. Perhaps I ...
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Shaders and Texturing [duplicate]

I learning Blender. I have understood some basics in modeling and trying to understand how to work with materials. Can anyone give me examples when is it better to use Shaders and when is it better ...
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