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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Image Transparency doesn't work with alpha mode and alpha blend in both eevee and cycles

I followed a tutorial, where I can make custom leaves for trees. I added an image as a plane and I should switch in blend mode from opaque to alpha clip but it does not work. It looks like bevore ...
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Grease pencil + multiply layer blend mode = small gap where layers overlap

I'm wanted to draw with two colors, each on a layer with a multiply blend mode of the same Grease pencil object. It always ends up having a thin gap where the colors overlap. Any ideas of why this is ...
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How to control how transparent a Diffuse BSDF is when using EEVEE's Blend Mode?

Sorry for the vague title. I'm not sure if I'm asking the right question. This cube has two materials slots, the faces facing the camera are completely red, and the back faces are completely blue. ...
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How to merge external images together in script?

I'm trying to merge set of images together with script in Blender 2.8. At the moment there is no library like PIL available in Blender, but there is imbuf which one I can use to read the images from ...
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Trying to create a formula student car livery off imported STL

I'm relatively new to blender, and am working on creating a car livery for the formula student team I'm on. I have managed to import the car CAD as an STL file, however blender seems to think of it ...
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d.TGA creating error

I am quite new to Blender here as I'm making Fortnite, scenes and more to earn a bit of extra cash. As I had found out, to make custom skins (color replacement tool in Photoshop) i need the d.tga, as ...
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Blender 2.8 Eevee. Can't find Material Blend mode option

I am trying to get alpha leaves in a tree from an older file to work. All the tutorials say got to Material > Otions > Blend mode. And switch the Material's Blend mode to something other than Opaque. ...
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Metallic multiply shading works in Eevee render but not Cycles?

Ive got 2 different meshes for one armature, one for base textures, one to give some parts of that texture a metal shine using a mask to avoid the non metal bits. In Eevee this works fine as I can set ...
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Blender 2.8 model showing random color shading in object mode

I was creating some building model and lot of work I have done on it, and accidentally, I have press some keys and now my model looks with random colour, can anyone tell me what's the cause of this, ...
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Grease pencil fill appears infront of glass, while in 3d space it is behind

Trying to put a grease pencil layer behind and infront of a glass jar in Blender 2.8. But the part behind the jar appears to be infront of the jar. Is there some kind of Blend mode in grease pencil I ...
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Texture paint blend mode issue

I seem to be getting this very annoying black line around my brush strokes when I use a lot of the different blend modes (Linear light in my image, on the beard), whilst texture painting. It make the ...
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Sculpting with both Z and X axis symmetry?

Pretty simple question, i would really like to sculpt some pillars that are symmetrical on both the x and z axis, is there any way at all to enable this in blender? or is there a way to make a model ...
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switch back to previous view

I was looking at the normal screen. I wanted to import a .bvh file to put on my armature. I realized that I had not selected "MakeWalk > Load and Retarget" but I am in the Import file ...
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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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.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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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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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 ...