Questions tagged [artifacts]

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Pixelated shadow appearing in Cycles when using bump in node editor

I have a fairly simple scene with two cubes and a sphere on a plane. Each of the items has an image texture applied to it and a point lamp provides illumination. The sphere has a slightly more ...
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Banding artifact on open GL Render

I'm currently working on an animation openGL project, and i have this "banding" artifacts on gradient induced by spotlights (see picture below) I'm aware it seems to be because of 8bits precision ...
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Baking emission in Cycles makes line artifacts

I started texturing my model and I noticed that all the procedural textures I made by plugging them into Emission and backing it using "Emit" have weird lines and dots. These artifacts do ...
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Artifacts without ngons

Blender community. I am modeling the cockpit windows of an airplane with a new (for me) method. Earlier, I did that with the Knife projection tool. But after it, I was getting a lot of artifacts ...
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Artifacts when using DoF, transparency and VSE

I'm rendering a scene with Cycles and using it in another scene's VSE as a scene strip. It has transparent film settings, and depth of field effect. After putting this together in VSE, along with ...
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Why does my viewport have parts that don't show the axes?

I have a mildly annoying problem where my viewport doesn't show the axes uniformly as it should. At certain distances, parts of my axes disappear as if following a pattern. Seems like a glitch? I ...
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Artifact on my model's nose

I was following this tutorial for making a 3d avatar from scratch, and found that there was an artefact on the nose of my model. The modifiers used are the mirror modifier along the x axis and the ...
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Why doesn't the normal map hide the inaccuracies of the low poly model with smooth shading?

I'm trying to bake a normal map from a high poly to a low poly model. If I bake on low poly with smooth shading I get horrible artifacts :( But if I bake with auto-smoothing then I can see the sharp ...
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Shading artifacts after baking normal map

I tried baking a normal map from high poly to low poly mesh. The high poly is basically just the low poly with beveled edges and proper smoothing. I'm absolute beginner when it comes UV unwraping and ...
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Mesh artifacts after Knife project

I used a Knife projection tool to cut the cockpit window out of a fuselage. But after that, I get some artifacts. (These weird lines coming out of the window.) Cannot understand what is the cause for ...
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VBD inside Volume-Scatter Object produces blurry/blocky Artifacts

System Information Operating system: Windows 10 Graphics card: 2070 Super Im using Blender 3.0 und came across some strange issue. As described in the title when i put a (smoke) VBD (downloaded from ...
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Why is there this ringed artifact in the render?

This is in Cycles, sample count doesn't seem to affect anything. I have 2 volume cubes, the rings only appear when both are enabled. It only appears in the render, not the viewport. There is nothing ...
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Unusual artefacts in volume render

I am using Blender 2.82a (Cycles) to create a fuzzy ball. However I am getting this strange ring of artefacts in the rendered image, where the alpha channel shows through - I am not getting the smooth ...
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Baking Artifacts - Lines dots or dashes

Just wondering if anyone knows how to solve these lines/dots that are appearing on my bakes. They also appear on other bakes such as diffuse bakes too. If you want anymore details that you think are ...
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Light: viewport (material!) artifact /clouds

I constantly get these weird artifacts when using point lights with IES. In the viewport, they look like massive fog clouds, mostly square/cube-ish. This doesn't just massively slow down my viewport, ...
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Shadow terminator artifacts issues

I work with Blender 2.81a and I have a problem with some artifacts in the shadows of objects with smooth shading. Based on the release note of Blender 2.81 ,(https://www.blender.org/download/releases/...
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Issue regarding bevel shape and hardened normal shading

I'm trying to use hardened normal chamfers to make this room more interesting, but I'm having issues with the bevel shape and normals. Cuts keeps appearing in corners or rounded edges like the ...
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Any ideas why baking my normal map is failing?

I am attempting to bake a normal map from a high poly to low ply model. I've unwrapped the low poly and I've checked selected to active. For some reason all I am getting is the yellow and green ...
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Alpha Layer + Transparency Shader Glitch in Eevee

I am following the CG Geek tutorial in which he details modeling a tree in one minute. (https://youtu.be/y7PdiGXbrD0) I'm running into problems when it comes to shading. When I add a transparent ...
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Blender bevel modifier odd artifact

Does anyone know how to fix this artifact issue caused by the bevel modifier? I have normals hardened and the bevel is weighted not angled.
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texture baking artifacts

im having issues with baking a texture via blender. im only using a bsdf node with white and the sun as a light source. somehow it keeps coming up with these artifacts instead of being smooth with ...
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Strange artifacts when animating rig

When rendering in Cycles these will pop up every so often on this rig. In Eevee it looks fine. I went through the vertex groups to make sure there's no doubling up or anything like that. Has anyone ...
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Rendering issue (JPEG artifact on characters mouth/non-transparent background) how do I fix this?

I am rendering a Roblox character in Blender to make a GFX. I seem to be continuously running into this issue, no matter how many times I re-render the image. How do I fix this?
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Blender topology artifacts from cutting

I am making a pumpkin (based off the Grant Abitt tutorial) and am getting artifacts from the hole cuts. Ive tried fixing the topology but I'm not very good at it. Can anyone give me advice for how to ...
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Blender shows weird artifacts in both cpu and gpu

So I tried to create a procedural Minecraft grass shader (still a learner😅). But found having weird artifacts in both my viewport and render. I tried changing my render to Eevee and still had the ...
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When scaling vertices from an svg to 0 on the x so they are all lined up, it does not put them on the same position

I have imported a svg to blender and converted it to a mesh. I am trying to set all vertices on the same y position by scaling all to 0 on the y like you would normally do with a mesh created in ...
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my meshes leave an after image

when im in viewport solid mode my meshes get covered with weird artifacts and leave after images. this only happens in solid mode, and switching to any of the other modes clears them. here's the mesh ...
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Weird rectangular artifacts when using Radeon ProRender

Any ideas why in viewport or rendering, I get these lighter colored artifacts on my screen? I tried disabling my GPU for render, but still happens.
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Blender Booleon affecting sculpting geometry

I am following a tutorial made by Grantt Abbitt and I added a Boolean to my axe head and when I enter sculpting mode after applying the Boolean I get really weird object shading. Ive tried different ...
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How to fix shadow artifacts on a simple planme

I have a simple rectangular cube mesh that renders correctly in Eevee but has strange shadow effects on the top and sides when I render in Cycles. I've confirmed there is no Custom Split Normals Data, ...
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Contain mesh within another mesh boundaries?

I'm trying to limit a mesh within certain boundaries so that I can then scale it really big and the mesh never goes out of boundaries of a box. I've tried using boolean but I get a plethora of ...
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why are there spots of maximal ambient occlusion?

I get strange spots of maximal ambient occlusion. To reproduce the problem I set up a little example. What I've done: added a Plane subdivide it several times applied a displacement mod with a cloud ...
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I tried making a custom axe and the geometry is weird

I tried to make an axe based off of a reference image from google and the geometry is weird and showing many artefacts after applying subdivision surface. I eliminated all doubles using merge by ...
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Artifacts/Specs in viewport and rendered output

I have an issue where black specs are not just in the viewport, but also get rendered out. System specs or given below. Is this caused by drivers, hardware, or settings in blender? I have tried ...
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Solidify Modifier going in all directions

I was trying to create a different version of a stylized archway. I used a couple of bezier curves to get the basic shape then borrowed some of the shapes from the original archway. I got everything ...
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how to get rid of shadow/dark artifacts on object?

I am trying to render a very high resolution mesh with an image texture applied. I don't know why, but I end up with all these black faces or shadow artifacts (not sure what they are). Using cycles, ...
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Glitch see-through faces [duplicate]

Help. Most of my faces glitches out when i orbit or move around. The floor grid also disappears if i zoom too far. My normal are facing the right way
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Artifacts after the Boolean Modifier

Greetings dear 3D artists! I am trying to create a shape to organize a collection of PBR materials. I add a UV-Sphere (Segments: 128, Rings: 64). Then I apply the Solidify Modifier (Thickness: 0.25 m)....
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Weird artifacting when baking my normals

So, I'm attempting to bake a high poly onto a retopo version. I am running into issues, however, where the baked normals looks kind of blocky in parts instead of smooth. I'm kind of new to retopology ...
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Strange shadow artifact in viewport and render after beveling the corners of a boolean cut in mesh

This is supposed to be a game asset and the top of a toaster. I have some boolean cuts in the top and the shadowing seems to be ok after check it out with matcap, as you can see here: But after that, ...
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Geometry artifacts on a mesh

I'm a newbie to 3D modelling, making a 3d mesh. I notices such strange artifacts on my model. Could you please help me to find the reason for it? Applying rotation & scale makes it all even worse....
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Faint Grid Visible in Final Render

I have a project using the dry lakebed procedural texture discussed in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJGphR_LBoM as pictured (only visible at full size): This looks OK, but on close inspection I ...
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Motion Blur causes weird artifacts in Cycles

When using Motion Blur while using the Cycles Render Engine I get artifacts around the corners of objects that are exactly the size of the tiles I used for rendering. You will see what I mean in the ...
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Why does Z-Fighting occur for meshes sitting flush with each other, but not for meshes simply clipping into another mesh?

I was about to experiment with a boolean modifier when I noticed this strange thing in my scene: I understand why there is Z-fighting on the two cubes on the top of the screen ( the blue and mint ...
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What's causing these triangle/banding artifacts on my baked shadow texture, and how can I get rid of them?

I'm baking a 1024x1024 Shadow map for a character and I'm getting a lot of triangular artifacts around the eyes and banding around the upper skull and jaw. I don't think I've encountered this before -...
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Eevee Render artifacts

When I render out animation in eevee, I get these weird black artifacts in my pngs from sequence. When I render just by single frames, everything is fine. But when I render as an animation. I get ...
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Triangle artifacts appear on rendered result

thx in advance. When I render the rendered output has triangular artifacts not visible in the viewport even with the same samples. Left side is Cycles Rendered Image, 128 samples, right side is ...
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Discrepancy between UDIM UVs from Blender->Substance->Unreal

I am having a problem with my exported texture maps from painter to UE (4.26). Everything looks great in Painter (1st image), however once importing to Unreal some (but not all) textures seem to be ...
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Pixel artifacts on model (clothes) [duplicate]

Have this problem with my model and really don't know how to fix this. is this a problem with my shading parameters or I just did wrong something else?
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Rendering issue: light artifacts [EEVEE Blender 2.81A]

I am trying to render an animation scene with a volumetric effect in EEVEE. As shown below, some frames contain light artifacts in form of white spots with a touch of RGB on the sides. They seem to ...

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