Questions tagged [blender-internal-render-engine]

Please use this tag only for questions related to the render engine; don't use it for questions about Blender's internal code or Python API. Blender Internal (also known as Blender Render, Blender Internal or BI) is a biased rendering engine built into Blender.

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Object not appearing the render, but is appearing in viewport render [duplicate]

Sorry in advance if this is a duplicate, but I have read anything I can find with "Object missing in render". I am doing the updated blender 2.8 doughnut tutorial. My Icing for my Doughnut is ...
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Baking normal maps in blender: “Error: No objects or images found to bake to”

This happens pretty much every time I try to bake normal maps. It's quite a broad error message and I still don't know exactly what the problems I'm having are, only that if I keep clicking things for ...
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How can I make a coil with relief (volute)?

I'm trying to model a facade of an arch and I need to create a spiral as shown in these two photos. I tried using the addon "Add curve: Extra objects" to create the spiral but I can not remove the ...
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surface area of a mesh using Python code in Blender

How to find the surface area of a complicated mesh using Python code in Blender. The mesh can be .obj .ply or .stl .
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Rendering artifacts in blender internal

I'm experimenting with drawing textures onto the model. I'm trying to render what I've got so far, but my renders come out with these strange black or white rectangles all the way down the blade edge. ...
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How do I make a transparent material display in the 3D view? [duplicate]

How do I make a transparent material always display? I have turned the transparency on but its clearly not showing in the 3D view.
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can we render only audio in blender?

I want to cut a portion of audio file and render in mp3 or aac, but in render tab i can not find any settings for this. i also went through this thread: http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?...
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How can I avoid jagged edges?

now it is last thing in my first project in blender. I made the model below in images and I thought everything is going well until I rendered it then I saw the quality is bad around the object that I ...
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How can I do a monitoring/guard CCTV camera effect with blender?

How can I do a monitoring/guard CCTV camera effect like pictured below with blender?
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Objects can be seen after turning off all lights : How to turn off ambient light in Blender/Cycles?

I am unable to find the lighting option that would turn off the ambient lighting after turing off all lightings in the scene while using Blender Cycles. What I mean is, if I turn off all the lights in ...
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Batch renderer stops after one render

I am trying to batch render few sequence like 1 to 10 and then 30 to 50 but rendering stops after completing one sequence. ...
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How does Blender Internal work?

I know that Blender Internal is a scanline renderer, but how exactly does it work? When compared to Cycles, it's much less accurate, but much faster; Also, it doesn't have the concept of sampling, so, ...
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Edging alpha texture viewport Blender

I'm having difficulties to understand what happens with textured models using alpha textures in Blender's viewport. As exemple,I have a fence made of a grid (which is an alpha texture), or some trees ...
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Depth of field is not being rendered in Blender Internal

I have quite an annoying thing, that I don't know how to do. I'm about to render a small clip, but I don't know how to enable Depth of Field in animations render to make it visible in the final ...
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Blender Internal glossy BSDF equivalent?

O.k. I'm back and now i need to know how to make a metallic material in Blender Internal. The last question was for cycles and that fixed my problem, but Blender Internal doesn't have a Glossy BSDF. ...
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Cause of Alpha or Black Artefacts in Render

This is my Minecraft Animation. It is made in Blender Internal and is intended to be rendered in Blender Internal. The animation consists of me running infront of Minecraft trees. These trees are ...
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Render has strange artifacts

I've got a problem with my rendering! I'm trying to render some objects: But, this is how it renders: Can somebody help me out?
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Object emit light distance

I created an object, and I wanted it to glow. I used to just place points of light around it, and parent them to it, but using the emit option in the materials seemed so much easier. But when I gave ...
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Alpha transparency making wall transparent

I have a simple textured wall, and it looked really clean so I downloaded a grungy texture from CG. Unfortunately, when I tried making the alpha channel invisible, I couldn't figure it out, so I just ...
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Is OpenCL possible within Blender either via cycles or internal?

I have the Radeon R9 280X video card and was wondering if there was anyway at all to enable GPU rendering with this card? I know Nvidia has CUDA cores and that works. That's good and all, BUT I don't ...
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Can multiple render systems be used?

I was watching a tutorial how to design an island in Blender, which worked really great, but i didn't want to use the .png Trees the guy used there. So i watched another tutorial and created another ...
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How would I go about making water shoot out of a pipe rather than just flow out?

I am working on a project that requires the water to shoot out of the end of the pipe rather than what it is doing right. Now, I have played with some of the settings but am kinda afraid to mess with ...
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Freestyle is not exporting with the object

Here is what it looks like in Blender Render (Not Cycles). This is how I set it up. Basically, I'm trying to export it, but it's not including the "Freestyle" lines. When I open up the ....
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Does changing your Compute Device, change all computes of Blender?

So, I have recently moved from using Blender, on my family's Nettop PC, to my personal, gaming PC. And with this move, came to option to use CUDA instead of CPU. Which leaves the question, if I move ...
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How long will a 10 second youtube intro take to render? I have had it rendering for hours upon hours and it all seems too much!

I am not asking for a solution to speed it up, i simply want to know how long it should take! I would also like a way to speed it up but not something technical, im new to Blender!
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Is it possible to transport materials between the Internal render and Cycles render for animation?

http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?247271-Cycles-Automatic-Material-Textures-Node Convert Materials from Cycles to Blender Internal Render These links claim that it IS possible to ...
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Black artifacts in my renders [duplicate]

I'm getting black artifacts in my renders. It looks like black pepper. I've already re-calculated the normals (they were already facing in the right direction, anyway). You can see the artifacts on ...
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(Internal) Fire looks blocky in final render

So I took a sphere, made it a smoke simulator, added wind and increased that to 50.00, and rendered it. For some reason it looks very pixelated. 3D Viewport: Final Render: Blender File:
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How do i add material/textures to only one face of an object? [duplicate]

I just got Blender and I don't know how to add textures to only one side. I've tried finding an answer but i can't. It adds the texture to all sides of the object. I just want the blue on one side of ...
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How to animate light's energy

I'm new to animation with blender, I can animate the rotation, position and scale of a light, but not the energy that it emits. Can anyone tell me how to animate the Energy value?
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Invisible object that hides other objects (as a mask)

I'm trying to have an object set as invisible that hides other objects, but only when they are behind it. I tried to use the object as a mask (by Compositing) but it works even if they are ahead it. ...
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How to pick target texture image for baking?

I'm trying to bake bump maps into normal maps. I am having problems with the baking process in that it seems to arbitrarily select the image that the bake renders to. Sometimes it bakes to the ...
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Making edges render with Cycles

I'm using the Laplacian Lightning Generator, and have figured out how to make the generated lightning renderable in Blender Internal. While I (probably?) could use this, there's a few issues with me ...
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Is it possible to render outlines in BI/Cycles using this technique for the BGE?

I want to achieve this outline effect outside of the game engine for animations, without using freestyle. Is it possible to make this effect work in Cycles or BI?
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How do I add a texture when Importing from OBJ scan?

I am rather new to using blender, and I have run into a bit of a problem. My boss has been using a 3D scanner, and I am supposed to import the results of the scans. I am able to import them into ...
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Smoke not showing up in render?

I am using 3 layers, a tornado (flow physics particle), some text that was converted into mesh so it could explode and get sucked in by the tornado. I also have a surface plane which is the only thing ...
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4 fast cores or 6 slower ones?

I have the option of 3.33 ghz 4 core processor, a 2.66ghz 6 core or a 2.93 ghz 6 core. I know that the middle one will be slower than the last, you don't have to tell me that. What I would like to ...
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How do I apply an environment map in Blender Internal?

I'm using Blender Internal due to its object outline effect, and am trying to use a 1800 degree environment map for the reflections (not lighting). I'm trying what seems like should work, and am ...
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Not render sky texture?

I'm using a sky texture for environmental lightning. It gets rendered as background when I do that. Can I prevent it from rendering, but still use it for environmental lightning?
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Mark sharp does nothing

I understand this is a very basic question, but I cannot find the solution. Google & other Stack Exchange gave me no solution either. I am following Blender Game Asset Creation guide from Blender ...
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Color banding in Blender Internal render output

I am preparing to render an animation, and I am experiencing banding colors on a background generated in Blender Internal using a world texture created with a color ramp: The render generates banding ...
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Can Freestyle draw lines when an object is behind a transparent plane?

Can Freestyle draw lines when an object is behind a transparent plane (or any other transparent object)? The render below shows the issue, the freestyle lines that should be drawn on lower arm and ...
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BI “Front/Back” vs Cycles “Facing” - Angle of Incidence in Blender Internal

In Cycles the Layer Weight node has an output called Facing. In Blender Internal the Geometry node has an output called Front/Back. Do these perform the same function and just have different names, ...
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How to make flickering light?

I am working on my animated short, in its first scene I want to make a flickering light(like horror movies) What should I do.
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Blender only renders black frames [duplicate]

I've been working on a project that contains a building with some textures and materials and an animation. When finished I wanted to render the scene. I rendered the animation using jpeg as output. ...
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How to get Anisotropic Filtering in Blender Internal?

Is there any way to obtain Anisotropic Filtering with Blender Internal renders? I have it enabled in User Preferences->System, but that only affects viewport rendering, and does not affect the full ...
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How can i add a texture to billboard particles?

I'm using a billboard-type particle in order to show a texture/plane look at the camera, the problem is i have the billboard option selected so i can't choose 'object' and the planes from the ...
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Saving GIMP's Alpha Color values in Blender

In Blender when rendering with Transparent background and saving transparency with .png file, is it possible to save the png with GIMP's option: Save color values from transparent pixels ? How to ...
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Time delay when selecting objects in a python script!

I am trying to create a simple script in python that will allow me to select objects from my scene. What I did, is created a scene, and added 3 objects, a cube, a sphere and a cylinder, and they are ...
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What are nodes, and how do I use them?

I'm a bit new to Blender, and in trying to learn more, I've stumbled across nodes. What are nodes, and how do I use them?