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Questions tagged [blend-modes]

Blend modes (Also known as Mixing modes) are used to define the way two or more images combine. There are many blend modes, some common ones include Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Screen.

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Why does bpy.ops.object.mode_set(mode='EDIT') switch to the Object Mode when executed?

I wrote a python script that modifies an existing blender armature that I have and some of these modifications include some commands that are only possible in Edit Mode. I know that depending on what ...
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Compositing pixelation (Hot Pixels)

I've noticed that when doing compositing in Blender that I end up with hot pixels that are sharp and distracting. The result in this case was using a color node to layer an emission render pass over ...
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Mirror Modifier mirrors object incorrectly

I have encountered a problem. When I add the mirror modifier to my object, it does not mirror correctly as the mirror object is distorted (the sleeves of the shirt have been swapped) and therefore it ...
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.blend object appears black on Web4Web Fast Preview

So i got this .blend object from a website and i transported it into my blender file that I'm working. Everything works fine except when i go to blend4web and i pressed "Fast Preview", the object ...
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How to Overlay and Subsample three simultaneous videos from three cameras

I asked this question before, but no one seemed to know the answer and I couldn't find the post anymore. I am building a camera with three 4k image sensors (technically three cameras) that ...
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achive this effect in blender compositor

folks, i need to create a visual stimuli using blender, I wondered if I could use a depth pass or mist pass to achieve the same or similar results to the images I have here, I did not make these but ...
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VSE: Change blend mode for multiple strips (via Python)

Blender VSE imports default to CROSS as blend mode (Set the default Blend Type) Multiple strips cannot be edited simultaneously via the Strip Properties' "Edit Strip". I was not able to find ...
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Blender Sculpt Mask bush is not showing the masked area

In my Blender sculpt mode the masked area is not showing up (expected it to show up in black). I don't have any modifier at all (screenshot attached). Can anyone suggest me anything please?
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Fresnel and blend option not showing in transparency panel

I'm creating a material for which I need to edit fresnel and blend options in the transparency panel and I don't have it. What am I missing (blender v2.79) ?
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Overlay blend mode issue in texture paint?

Having an issue with the Overlay blend mode in texture paint...it seems to be coming up with a 'wet' look. It's not something I've ever encountered using the tool so not sure where it's come from. If ...
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Missing 3d text on animation render

I've been making a video with some clips, a couple of photos, and 3D text hovering over them. On VSE, I set, in this order fron lower to higher, an audio track, a video track with a blank sheet on it, ...
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Combine Cycles passes in way compatible with photoshop

I'm trying to take my Cycles render passes into photoshop and combine them there. The purpose of this is to be able to manipulate the passes individually with various photoshop tools. However, ...
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Rotate object using reference point - exact rotation possible?

I need to rotate the object exact to be parallel to Y. In my CAD I m used to use a reference point of the object I that I then can snap to an ax (or another snap-able geometry) Is similar possible in ...
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Is there any way to “apply” Vertex Group blend restriction on Shape keys?

I've got a model with driven Shape keys, many of which are restricted by vertex group blend (mostly left and right). They're modelled mirrored, duplicated and bound to vertex group. Inside Blender it ...
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Use Vertex Painter for texturing?

I'm trying to use Vertex paint to texturing my cube. But colors never show-up in the UVmap window or when export it !? I don't know where is my fault.
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Difference between VSE Add Blend Type and Compositor Mix Node Set to Add

I'm doing another lightsaber movie and I just realized something that makes me pretty sad. My workflow is such that I edit, then export reference footage, animate the lightsabers, and then render out ...
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Object not visible properly in compositing

I have solid object cube and i added image in compositor and made the nodes like the following image, but my object is still blur. I want my object to be visible clearly inside. Please check where i ...
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Texture paint mode - the brush paints some weird purple thing instead of color

Hi i've finished my low poly of the sculp i made and projected the normals onto it. Later i tried to paint on it but when i do this weird normal map looking texture with balls and springs on it. It ...
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Why is there a white dot in my scene?

I am trying to get rid of this white dot, but can't seem to... does anyone know how to help?
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How to achieve discontinuous displacement or height map?

I am using a grayscale image to construct a height map using the displacement tool and I get something like the left image. My problem is using the left image to construct the the right one. Notice ...
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Cycles viewport rendering of image planes with alpha channel problem

I want to render my simple animation only in the viewport, and I cannot ignore this problem any more. whenever i deselect imported image planes with alpha transparencies (in this case, as a light ...
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How to change the alpha blend amount with sideways transition?

I have this graphic in an answer in another SE site: It has been produced in Inkscape, and I can easily make various parts into separate PNG files (by using layers). My objective is to make an ...
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moving camera with HDRI environment texture image

I have a character walking in an environment texture image (HDRI) and a camera pointing at him, if camera is just in the same position, ok!, but if camera is rotating or following a path, there is no ...
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Hand model keeps bending finger when wrist is rotated

I made a rigged hand model from a tutorial that I found on youtube. I have a problem where if I rotate the wrist part of the bone the pinky also rotates. How can I fix this problem? Here are some ...
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Video stitching Blending in real time

I went through some blending techniques like alpha blending, weighted blending, pyramid blending and Poisson blending and mixture gradient blending. I have come to a conclusion that pyramid blending ...
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2D morphing video images

I'm trying to morph from one video to another. I've seen some tutorial of how to morph images subdividing the plane and moving vertices, but what I really want is to morph from 2D moving images (video)...
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I want an animation such that this window move from right to left [duplicate]

I want an animation video of it can anyone help me...
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How to connect mesh vertex groups with bones?

I can't understand, how to connect mesh vertex groups to bones and I'm beginner in blender. In first step I've created a new one file (download) with Cylinder and added two connected bones. After that,...
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Can't see any image preview in Video Sequence Editor

I've added two strips of images after the video strip and converted their blend mode to Alpha Over. But there is still no preview image in VSE when pressing "Play". What should I do? Filetype of ...
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Is Blender the only open source Non-destructive editor? [closed]

Blender's "Nodes" function seems to make it a non-destructive editor. The "Mix" node enables the user to composite using "blend modes". For me, the "Add" blend mode is the most important of these ...
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Blend mode equations including factor/influence [closed]

I have been looking for the equations used for all the blend modes. In the Blender wiki there are descriptions, but no equations. In Wikipedia there are equations, but there are more than one ...
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How to mix raytrace ambient occlusion with indirect lighting

As the tilte says, how do I mix a rendered image that has raytraced AO and Environment Lighting with an approximated Indirect Lighting pass? My attempts at putting the images together in Paint.NET ...
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Mix shaders with blend modes besides Add and Mix?

Prompted by my previous question, I am wondering if (since there is no apparent way to convert a shader to color) there is any (even using post processing) way to mix cycles shaders with blend modes ...