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How do I render a shiny metallic or chromed material? [duplicate]

I really thought I got this but I can't seem to get this material right. I'm trying to achieve this: In case, anyone wants to see more photos of this, it's the Dior foundation cap. But I cant seem ...
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Rendering shiny steel on a white background? [duplicate]

Even though there are several other questions with answers in this blog, I found the answers to my following question very useful. I want to render animations of a shiny type of steel, for example, ...
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How to achieve steel shiny effect [duplicate]

Im confused with the material. I have a logo below and on top monkey. The logo and the monkey have the same material. Monkey is just i want to check the steel effect. But for the text and the logo ...
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Not getting the glossy in the metallic material render [duplicate]

So i know this question might be worded better but I'm literally new to blender. Lemme sum it up: I've learned blender through youtube tutorials to make Chrome effect typography. I import the vector ...
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Why Do My Objects Render Without Materials? [Ceramic] [duplicate]

So, I'm trying to make some ceramic (copied some nodes from online) objects for a practice project, but I can't get it to show up when Rendering. I tried to simplify, just apply it to a sphere, but I ...
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How can I render realistically? [duplicate]

I have the problem, that all my object look very unrealistic, even with shaders on them. I broke the problem down to copying a template object to my Blender file. In the original, it looks very ...
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Why does an object with a glossy shader render in black?

When I apply a glossy shader to the material of my text, the text becomes just black. Why? I have lamp and everything, but the problem persists. The text is red before I add the glossy shader. I'm ...
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Shiny black leather in cycles

I'm trying to make black, shiny leather straps with blender cycles as seen in this picture (for example): But I have a couple problems. First of all, the straps are supposed to be completely black, ...
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How to make just one color of my texture bright (like as metallic)?

I am modeling an object that has a label. The label I applied as a texture (a single image), and made an unwrap normally, as follows the render below. However, I need the yellow part of this texture ...
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Strange Glass Reflectivity in Wine Bottle Scene

I am testing out some materials and put together a simple wine scene from some downloaded assets. This is the render: Anyway, there are parts of the render that look pretty unnatural. I've pointed ...
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How to create a moving reflection on a glass surface?

Ok, I dont know whether this is an animated material or something else, but need to know how to achieve this - or even just the static look of the white glowing line on the glass surface - https://...
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How to make material like a plastic "Soft-touch"? [closed]

Please tell me how to make such material as the character in the picture? Something like plastic "Soft-touch". I could not find similar material. I tried to do it as recommended in the commentary ...
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Trouble with realistic bright white plastic

I'm having a bit of trouble creating a bright white plastic material and having it look like my reference image. I'm using cycles, a principled bsdf shader, hdri lighting and a filmic base contrast ...
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Help needed to get a specific jewelry metal and diamond look in Cycles! Any tips would be greatly appreciated!

I have a 3D model of a ring and I want to setup a scene in blender (cycles) that will give me renders exactly like this: https://www.jamesallen.com/wedding-rings/womens-stackable/14k-white-gold-round-...
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Uneven colour on mesh

I am making a low-poly fox and wanted to make it very bright orange like this one But I couldn't get this colour from just from shaders, so I tried to brighten it up. The effect was quite good but I ...
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