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How to render a scene faster in Cycles?

I have a scene of an office. It has chairs, tables, computers, and so on. I would like to know how I can render this scene faster as I am planning to make animation inside the office and don't want ...
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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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Branched Path Tracing

About Branched Path Tracing, I'm using the Arnold Renderer theory without Square Samples as many forums said, but seems Cycles goes different. I have better times/results with higher AA Samples value ...
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Blender EEVEE pixelated render. No denoise options?

I'm a beginner in Blender and I'm trying to render a scene using Blender 2.8. Unfortunately the result shows strong pixelation. As far as I learned for version 2.7 (Cycles) you have to use a denoise ...
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render curve color

I'm a total beginner in blender but this software is so nice. I'm trying to render a 2d scene wich simply changes material colors and zooms out camera. This should lead to a 2d logo animation. I set ...
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How do I use the cycles Denoiser?

For quite a while, I have been using realtime GLSL shading for most of my projects. I decided to re-vist cycles after hearing about how awesome the new denoiser is. What does the denoiser actually do, ...
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What does “number of diffuse/glossy/… bounce samples” mean?

In Cycles render, when enabling branched path tracing, one can specify the number of diffuse/glossy/transmission/... bounce samples for each AA sample. Can someone explain to me in little more words ...
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Why do I have a large black and white artifact on the rendered image? [duplicate]

Cant figure out why the rendered image has a large black and white artifact (on the bottle on the right)? This is the blender file. Appreciate any tips!
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Problems with denoising in rendering

I'm starting to take my first steps in Blender. I recently did the BlenderGuru's light bulbs tutorial. I have problems with rendering. The two images attached were rendered using Cycles (Blender 2.79),...
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Random Distortion-Like in Final Image | Rendering Problem in Blender

i already rendered several scenes in blender and this is my first time to encounter this. After the compositing, the rendered image looks weird, some kind of distortion or something. I can't find any ...
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1answer
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Weird artifacts in shadow when rendering transparent objects

I'm rendering a transparent cup with water + transparent plate. However, the right bottom part of the shadow seem quite off. It has artifacts in the shadow. https://imgur.com/a/djoP72f This is the ...
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How to render a night scene [duplicate]

I really need some help regarding rendering a night scene. When i tick the denoising option. My render become ugly where there is a black dirt on the image. As in the image below. And if i untick ...
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Blotchy noise in cycles render with denoise [duplicate]

When I was rendering my image, I noticed that it looks weird (top left, and right side). I don't know what causes this issue, never had it before. useful info/settings: samples = 256 I render using ...
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1answer
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Rendered object too grainy (Beginner) [duplicate]

Why is my rendered object and rendered image so grainy? I followed tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rNrL7a12xg and when i added material its not looking the same
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Why do I have 'glitched' areas in my render after enabling denoising? [duplicate]

I am a newbie to blender and i found a 'Denoiser' option and decided to use it. I found out its function but it seems to create these 'glitched' areas in one of my renders. What are they and how do i ...

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