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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.obj-export is too dark

I have a monkey had with a simple material: I want to export this to a .obj-file. But it looks like this (opened in g3dviewer): Is there a way to lighten up the .obj-file? Any help?
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Blur a mesh without nodes or cycles?

I'm creating an Earth and it looks amazing! But the atmosphere still has sharp edges. I've created the glow but have had to make a transparent sphere around the earth to create another effect to ...
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How to change background color in Blender Internal?

How can I change this render alpha background to a color? I tried to change the "horizon color," but it didn't work.
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How do use one channel from an image in a material?

I have an image that is split up over the RGB channels. I only want to apply the data from the blue channel. I have made a material and a texture using nodes that separates the color but when I select ...
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Blender cycles and blender internal look the same and my materials are too shiny even on diffuse

Blender cycles and blender internal look the same and my materials are too shiny even on diffuse. I want my cycles object to turn whiter instead of being grey like the blender internal. Here is a ...
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equirectangular rendering for Blender Internal?

Can such frames/videos be rendered in Blender Internal as well? If not, how indirectly? EDIT: The below solution is great as long as you can write your own Python script and only render solid objects....
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Odd, glitchy shadows (Blender Internal)

Uploaded an unlisted video of it on youtube, happens at 00:05. If you notice, the shadow of the blue shirted guy's head is blocky and very glitchy. I have no idea what caused this. Here are my render ...
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How to do custom Freestyle brush shape in Blender 2.74?

Instead of a solid "pen" line, I would like Freestyle to use a custom brush, that is an image file (e.g. PNG) that I create. I found this post: Blender Freestyle Brushes And read his link: Help doc ...
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Camera setting does not give the expected fisheye result

I am modeling a real camera with a wide angle (fisheye). My room is 4*4*2.5 meters and the camera is attached in the ceiling with {0,0,0} degrees rotations. For camera setting, I added a camera named ...
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White background with filmic blender

When I tried rendering the scene with white background in filmic blender, I'm getting grey coloured background. But I'm able to achieve this with standard colour management options. P.s: I have ...
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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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Rendering results are corrupting between blocks

I recently updated Blender from 2.74 to 2.76b and I've been getting buggy rendering results with Blender render. Images are corrupting between rendering blocks and strange vertical cracks are shown in ...
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Graphics Card Not Avalible in Blender Internal

For some reason Blender does not use my GPU when rendering, even though I have my card selected in the user preferences When I render, my CPU usage goes up to 100% and MSI Afterburner shows no ...
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Object does not appear when rendered

I am having a problem to see one of my mesh objects through camera. I have 3 components that I imported from sketch up dad format. They are cup, handle, and saucer. The outliner looks like this: I ...
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How to exclude hair particles from freestyle render?

Is there a way to prevent freestyle from rendering lines on hair particles? I still want to render lines on the mesh which has the particle system.
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How to disable shadows in Eevee - Blender 2.8

How to disable shadows in Eevee (completely or of certain objects)?
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How to cast the shadow of the texture's alpha channel and not the actual geometry of the plane?

So i have a simple bush scene in the blender render engine with a basic lamp and ground plane and i have also switched to material shading mode. The Bushes The bushes are basically alpha planes with ...
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How to paint a gradient with TexDraw brush?

In texture painting mode, the TexDraw brush has a functional "Use Gradient" checkbox (functionnal meaning it will actually let you chose a gradient, compared with the Smear brush for instance which ...
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Achieving a feathered transparent effect

I am wondering if a feathered transparent sphere is possible to make in the internal Blender Render. Currently I have this: Would it be possible to feather off the edges or make the sphere get more ...
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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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How do I setup an emission map for blender internal?

What I want: I want to take a model that has an albedo/diffuse, normal, ao, specular, gloss maps, etc. and I also want to add an emission map that will cause specific parts of the model to glow ...
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Add a ''glossy'' material for Blender render? [duplicate]

I'm making a 3D realistic eye on Blender, I started by an already pre-made file, and it came with a transparent material/layer that works like glossynes, still it doesn't apply to the texture on the ...
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Show only certain curves of multiple layers in graph editor

I'm struggling with the animation workflow in Blender. One of my biggest issues is with displaying only relevant curves in the graph editor. So say I want to change the z-location curves of 20 layers. ...
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How to display properties when selected from enum

I am trying to create a UI panel. As a part of this when an option is chosen from enum, the corresponding properties should be displayed in the panel. I have the following code so far. so with the ...
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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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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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Why does the material show black in preview?

I created a scene and imported an fbx object, but the material shows as black. I expected the materials not to be imported correctly, so I tried to add again the right png diffuse texture, but for ...
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Squared shadows after rendering

I would like to ask for a help. I have draw simple object with lights, but there was some squared shadows after rendering. (visible on the top and on the left side of the objects). There could be some ...
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What is the is the difference between object and data link for while creating materials?

What is the difference between the two options provided when creating a material while using the blender render engine? heres an image.
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Shadows color for text

I was wondering if you could change the shadow color from the sun? I'm making this for a T-shirt that will be black so I'd like to change the shadow to grey. Thanks! Now it got foggy...what should I ...
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How do I render and save as MP4?

I am using the latest version of 2.78a and I can't figure out how to save it as an MP4 file. I have downloaded an intro template (for youtube) and changed the text to what I want, but I don't know how ...
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Transforming Blender Render Textures to Cycles Textures

I am having some really tough trouble translating my blender materials to my cycles rig. Normally I manage to work it out by looking at YouTube videos, but I am moderately new to Blender. I want to ...
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Image textures on planes are distorted

I added a texture to a plane. When rendered, the texture on the plane is all distorted. I'd like for the texture to fit nicely on the plane. In case I haven't submitted enough information (i.e. ...
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How to map an image on a texture?

I'm very new to Blender and I'm just learning textures. When I take an image like this and place it on a plane: and render it I get a visible line in the final image like this: I'm so new I'm not ...
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Indirect lighting casting “shadows” where it should not

I have the windows on the house mesh shown in this image set up to emit indirect light (material emit: 1.00, World Indirect Lighting Factor 5.00, Bounces 4) and it's almost fine, except the fact that ...
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Hair particles unaffected by mist?

In Blender 2.69 I can't figure out why hair particles are unaffected by mist. I'm using tangent shading if that makes a difference. Does anyone know how to fix this? (see image) Thanks! UPDATE: Ok, ...
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Shadow-catcher stays noisy even with Denoising - also very dark

I am facing some issues with the shadow-catcher and denoiser in Blender 2.79. Denoising doesn't seem to have any effect on shadow catcher shadow. If I turn off shadow catcher on ground plane the ...
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Blender 2.77 Motion Vectors

I am new to Blender and trying to render out motion vectors on animated objects. I animated a cube and did what I thought was correct and it rendered nothing. See video: http://www.knottypixel.com/...
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How to render separately multiple objects on the same scene, without using multiple render layers?

So I know the beautiful feature in Blender. I can place an object in the separate layer, exclude all other layers (to remove shadows from other objects for example) and render it. The result will be a ...
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Node with 2 color & alpha options

I've figured out a way to change the colour of the atmosphere on my Earth model, however the output node only has 1 option for "Color" and "Alpha". I need to be able to attach the blue part and the ...
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IOR in Blender Internal (raytraced)

I'm confused about IOR in Blender Internal as used in raytraced transparency. To demonstrate my issue, I set up a camera looking through a transparent sheet with IOR>1 (and slightly tinted) at a ...
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Blender debugging symbol files

Are there anywhere available the newest Blender debugging symbol files for ms-windows (*.pdb)? Blender recently crashed a few times and I wanted to provide developers more information than only info ...
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Edge effects on almost completely transparent objects

I've got a semi-transparent outer block, and two semi-transparent inner blocks. I'm trying to animate the inner blocks fading out by bringing the transparency alpha to zero. I'm using Blender Internal....
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Why Cloud texture has square cell pattern?

When I am using Cloud texture as bump map in Blender Render, this cells appear. How can I make them go away?
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Texturing is not rendering in blender internal

I have a question about the rendered image. No matter what I do like changing the mapping into UV Maps, the texture of a material (Using image as texture), the color won't change like what I wanted. ...
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Matcaps not showing up

I was working on sculpting and wanted to apply a matcap, however when I go and turn on matcaps nothing shows up. I am in blender render and just updated, is there any setting that could be causing ...
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Applying physics to multiple objects at the same time

I'm triyng to apply smoke flow to multiple objects at the same time (in the same domain, with blender internal). I Know it's possible for Rigod bodies, with the 'copy from active' button, but I can't ...
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Is possible to generate a preview material from python?

I would like to generate the preview of a list of materials. I could create a sphere and apply the material, render and save it in a loop, but what I would like is to use the internal functionality of ...
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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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Striped Sphere - hide backfaces

I created a sphere and colored its faces in several horizontal stripes like blue, transparent, blue, transparent... etc Pretty much when in Object mode & Viewport shading set to Material the ...

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