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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How do you set the rendering size? [duplicate]

How do you size the camera to fit the size needed on the youtube channel art? It says it's too small when I upload the image. I need to make the camera at least 2048 x 1152 pixels. It would be nice to ...
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I can't get the hair on my model to render, or even apply color. (Buzzcut)

I'm trying to give my model a buzzcut. I went through all the proper steps that I know of. Creating a vertex group, all these things with the particle system and everything, but when I go to change ...
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Assigning Material with texture

I followed this tutorial to create a soccer ball. Now I want to texture it in a way that every pentagon has an image inside itself and the exagons are white, but I also want everything to be a little ...
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The material shows black artifacts when rendered

This is what it looks in Blender This is what it looks after rendered The atoms still looked fine but the bonds looked grainy even though (I think) I assigned the material to bonds the same way I ...
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Unrendered Pixels (Holes) in Blender Internal Render [duplicate]

Here is my problem and I have never seen this before in Blender: I'm making a Minecraft Animation and on multiple frames there are unrendered transparent pixels scattered across the image (resulting ...
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I started rendering a new animation after completely rendering one before. How do I retrieve that older render?

This has happened multiple times, but I would render an image or animation, but would accidentally re-render the image or animation. How do I go to the UV image editor and find the older render?
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How to texture a rooftop

I am trying to reproduce this rooftop, but I have some trouble. I tried with a "clouds" texture to create the random dirt, but it looks more like waves in the ocean. I tried with a more dirty ...
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Textures bake transparency as white

I'm trying to bake tile maps into a single texture for someone and I'm having difficulties baking transparency. For example one texture is literally transparency with baked shadows but this bakes as a ...
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How does rotation and scale affect a point lamp?

I am designing a scene in Blender, for the lighting I am using a point lamp which has rotation properties. I tried to rotate it to check the effect of the rotation on the quality of shadows, but I do ...
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Fire looks very low resolution [duplicate]

I have asked this question before and no one has helped me. I've been given the wrong answer and when I tried to explain that there was no reply. But anyways what my question is, is that I work in ...
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Is there a way to do mirror Image mapping in EEVEE?

I need this option enabled to display some models properly.
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Script not running as Handler or in Driver

Edit: DOWNLOAD DEMO BLEND FILE I am running into a weird issue that I have solved in the past but can't seem to figure out now. I have a material node keyframed in Blender Internal, and ...
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How to get transparent shadows using a spot with irregular/deep buffer?

I'm using Blender's internal renderer, trying to get some transparent shadow using a spot light with deep or irregular buffer switched on. Contrarily to this answer, the manual for 2.77 states this ...
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GTX 970 - Blender278 - CUDA Error

Hi, I've been using Blender 2.78a on Windows 10 Pro. The problems I'm trying to solve and I search for many solutions around the www is the classical Memory CUDA problems. I use a GTX 970 and batch ...
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Textures and colors not imported from OBJ file when using Cycles render [duplicate]

I'm trying to import a bunch of models from OBJ files (with their MTL files) to a blender scene that I have. When using Blender Render the materials and textures are imported successfully. But when ...
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Cubic character armature deform

I am making characters similar to minecraft . This is the product that i make myself. However... look at that arm. I am having trouble trying to find out what's the problem with it . This is the ...
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Sound works in Blender, but no sound in the final render

I set the video to understand Xvid, and I have a codec, but no matter what I try I can't seem to get the sound to work when it's finish rendering. It works before I render but once I render, the sound ...
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Iterating vertex of every frame in Blender

I built a human model in Blender first and then loaded a bvh file into ths model. Now I have 200 frames which show a running scene in Blender. I can iterate every frame. I want to get all the vertex ...
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Rendering a 3D shape by positioning the camera on equidistant points on a dodecahedron

I wonder, how can I render a 3D shape by positioning the camera on X number of equidistant (or almost equidistant) points on a regular dodecahedron in Python and ...
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How to set camera location in the scene while pointing towards an object with a fixed distance

I want to position the camera around an object using Blender's Python API. Assuming that an object is centered at (0, 0, 0), I want to move the camera around it ...
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How to write a python script that opens My_file.blend and applies a script on it?

My main goal is to achieve that this script file will open My_file.blend, apply my script on it, render and save an image to output path
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Is knowing the Blender internal renderer settings for materials and textures important for using the Cycles renderer?

I have been learning Blender for the past several months, and I just discovered the Blender 3D: Noob to Pro wikibook. Although I'm not a complete novice, I have started from the beginning of the book ...
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How to make an object completely transparent?

I want an object to not be visible at all in a render. I am trying to contain some particles in a simulation and I need them to not get out of the enclosure so I want a transparent object there (when ...
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Lighting a volume with a bi-color point light

I would like to light the center of a cylinder volume with a gradient light White -> Red -> Blue radially from the center to the border. I created the cylinder normally and applied a volume material: ...
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Mix two materials in the Blender Internal Materials Nodes

I studying the node in the Blender internal (not Cycles render). In an exercice, I want to mix two materials. I create a sphere, I apply the first material with a texture and it is going. In the ...
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difficulty playing back in VSE

I'm new to blender. I imported my videoclip (1080p, 60 FPS). It's a relatively short clip but I ran into two issues: 1) Playback is incredibly choppy, though it's much faster on Kdenlive. Is this ...
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How to add green screened footage to this scene?

I'm looking for advice on different ways and work flows for an animation idea. i want to get video footage of a human standing on the look out tower in my scene below (WITH) the 3d camera moving 1. ...
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CLI How to render last frame of hair dynamics sym?

I have a script that generates random hair I want it to play animation from 1st frame to 250th, and then output a rendered image of 250th frame, or simply give me the 250th frame without playing ...
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Dots show on Volume material

So I've done the atmosphere, but the Volume material has given it loads of dots. I assume this is the resolution of the Volume light but is there a way to get rid of them without bumping up the ...
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How to create a sword trail smear in Blender Internal with Particles?

I want to create a sword trail smear in Blender with Particles. I cannot figure it out, and googling doesn't seem to give me too much direction. Perhaps I'm googling incorrectly. The sort of smear I'...
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Transparent object shaddows in volume material [Blender Internal]

Currently I am fighting with lighting artefacts within a smoke simulation, when the lightsource is within the volume and especially also within a transparent object within this volume. (Note this ...
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after clicking on add paint slot, Blender still reports missing texture slots

I am trying to texture paint my object in Blender 2.74 blender-render mode. However, I have noticed that when using a node material, I loose the ability to add new paint slots in material mode. In ...
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Blender - HDR makes objects too bright

I started to use blender 3 weeks ago and I am currently trying to do an outdoor scene. I wanted to use an hdr image fot lighting, as blender guru does -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI_FMa-8w50&...
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Blender Render, can't render a background

I am new to blender, and I just finished my first low poly scene. I would like to add a night sky background, but when I click render, the sky disappears. Is there a way to render my scene with the ...
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Objects places opposite partly in particle system

I am making grass field and part of my grass group for particle have object placed up side down. I tried to rotate the up side down object too but still it doesn't rotate when used in particle. How ...
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Blender keeps flashing not responding

I am using windows 10 and the latest version of blender and even tried to reset windows however blender keeps flashing not responding and the complete UI flashes. Please help
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Casting shadows for transparent textured material

Blend file here I have two concentric cubes, both UV-textured, and sharing a material. The outer cube has a texture that is partially transparent. When I render the scene, the inner cube acts as if ...
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Why does EEVEE take More time when it is rendered from the button than viewing in the actual viewport?

Why does EEVEE take More time when it is rendered from the button than viewing in the actual viewport? I mean when you pan around in the rendered mode in EEVEE it takes no time to render it to the ...
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How can I turn the frames rendered by blender in an animation into a video?

I made an animation in blender, and I rendered the animation. However, when I rendered it, Blender exported the animation as individual frames and not a video. How can I turn the images into a video? ...
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Switching from Blender Render to Cycles Render messes up materials

I'm trying to make a 360 degrees animation film for YouTube. I have to use Cycles Render because of the panoramic camera. I modeled everything and then noticed I was in Blender Render mode. When I ...
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Weird smooth shading

I'm fairly new to Blender 3D and I'm making a model. After applying smooth shading to my character's face, I get weird lighting. Things that I've tried to resolve this problem: Recalculate normals (...
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Baking a normal map, Cycles or Blender render?

I need to bake a normal map from a high-poly model to a low poly, and I wanted to know, what should I use, Cycles or the standard Blender render? I guess it should be the same, more or less? If I ...
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Blender render passes

If you set up render layers in blender and you have them all ticked wouldn't blender render all of those layer for you all at once one after the other with all the associated maps that have been ...
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No flames when rendering [duplicate]

I am creating a simple animation with fire in Blender Render. A followed a tutorial to make an animation with flames. The flames in the viewport but when I try to render my animation/image the flames ...
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How can i get 'shining' borders to a material in Blender Render?

I'm using Blender Render right now and i'm trying to achieve something like this picture: With that i mean, if its possible or is there a way to render the object with Blender Render, but adding ...
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How do I initiate a render from Python but still show progress bar and UI updates?

When I run bpy.ops.render.render(write_still=True) from Python on large files, Blender goes into "(Not responding)" mode and the CPU spins like crazy for a few ...
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Transparent object with png texture renders grey

my object with a transparent material and a png texture with alpha channel renders grey instead of transparent. My setup looks like this (see pictures below) I baked a shadow map and saved the images ...
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How should I make scenes with atmospheric lighting brighter?

I'm working with indoor lighting. I have a small room with two windows. I'm trying to create an atmospheric light. I have something like this (sorry for a bad quality) For that I used a spot lamp....
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Snap FK/IK does not copy the motion

I have had an amazing problem about IK and FK mode. Snap is used to copy the animation from IK to FK or from FK to IK. So, normally, When i do an animation using IK and FK mode, I can finally run it ...
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Can I color a curve in BI by the direction it's running?

I recently asked the same question for Cycles, but now I'm curious about the pros/cons of using Blender Render instead - can a curve's tangent be used to define the color of its beveled/tessellated ...