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 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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How can I create a flowing, rippling water surface effect that follows the curves of a river mesh? [duplicate]

How would I create a simple but nice looking river? Even a small creek or stream of water i just want to know some good ways of doing this!
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Textures appears in Blender Render but missing in Cycles Render

I have the following object loaded in Blender Render Mode However, in Cycles Render my UV map disappears Is there a way to get around this problem? Thanks
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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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Render using all cores except one (or N)

Is there a way to configure the Blender Render or Cycles to use all the available cores in the machine except for one (or N) of them? I'd like to set a render off in the background but leave me with a ...
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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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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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Accidentally pressed F12, and lost rendered image. Is there way to recover it?

Is it only option to re-render whole scene again?
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Where can I find the Texture tab?

I have recently downloaded blender 2.72b and am having trouble finding how to texture objects. I have tried to look up videos about it but they all seem to have the Texture tab, in the Properties ...
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Why is my Material Nodes -based blender internal texture not translucent like the other one? How do I work around it?

I'm trying to animate a neon sign that blinks, but I'm having trouble with my materials. Here's the .blend file I am using the Blender Internal renderer. In order to have a neon sign that blinks I ...
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How to move objects to new Render Layer?

This question has been asked several times before, but one thing is not clear. There are Render layers. Each Render layer itself seems to have Scene and Layer slots. It's not clear what each is. ...
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Blender not rendering full image?

Here's what the render looks like: Here's my scene: This is done in blender internal renderer. Why is it only rendering that bit in a circle? Blend file
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How to create big reflective dark glass

Respect for all answers i got on this forum these years. From programming to blender. Now I need a bit specific help. I need to texture my object that looks like this(black shiny glas) or this Tx ...
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Particle System not utilizing UV mapped texture

The texture is UV unwrapped properly, and displays properly in the material. However when I try and use it as a density texture for the particle system, it is very messed up. It is rotated off center ...
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I used the compositor to add blur effects but they are not showing up in my final render image?

I followed a blender tutorial and made the Earth. I have a sun in the background that I added some blur effects to in the compositor. When I rendered my image, the blur effects on the sun don't show ...
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Brush tool missing

I am quite new in using Blender 2.78 so please understand if this is an absurd question. I was sculpting a model in Blender (using Crease tool) then after I've exited and re-opened the project, ...
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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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Render Halo material with tranparent background

I make a "shockwave" using Halo material. It looks nice only for the black background. If I check "Shading > Alpha > Transparent", render result is breaks down. How to fix it?
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How To Make a Radial Gradient Sky in Blender Internal?

I am using Blender Internal. I am trying to achieve a sky like link in the following picture, but I could only make a Linear Gradient.
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How do I align my grid to background footage?

I have a background-image set up and now I want to align my grid to it? How do I do it. I remember watching a video where I could simply rotate it like an object?
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How to perform basic tasks in Cycles vs. Blender Internal?

In Blender Render let's say I want to texture a box. This would be my process: Model than UV UNWrap Bake AO to a image set blend mode to multiply Add diffuse texture with appropriate blend mode on a ...
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A render in Blender Internal looks like a choppy checkerboard

I have a mesh that looks fine when I preview it in the viewport via Shift+Z. Once I render it, everything has this choppy checkerboard-ish quality to it. How do I fix this problem so the render ...
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How to display the normal values of a face? [duplicate]

I want to know the orientation of a certain face by knowing the z vector(direction vector) of its normal. How do I let Blender display the values of the normal of a face?
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2 different textures are overlaying (Blender Render)

My goal is to model an object with 2 different textures(one from each side). I have an original object that represents the external side (normals pointing to the outside). I then duplicated it and ...
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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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Why are there no tutorials of flames in blender render?

I'd like to do a flame animation that doesn't need to be any sort of high quality, that's why I wanted to use blender render. But is it just so bad or why are there no tutorials?
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How to animate surface fluctuations

I have experimented with Blender before making some simple low poly landscapes. I found this example online: The scene I am trying to animate is very similar to the example above but a low poly ...
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Programmatically adding a Curve bevel_object

In Blender, following this post, I notice that hovering over the Bevel Object dialogue box in the object properties for my curve object, I see the helpful python ...
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Blender render background image distorted

I am trying to add an image as render background in 2.75, using Blender Render, not Cycles. I add a world texture, mapping set to "view". What I want is an image mapped 1:1 to the rendered background, ...
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What is the difference between blender render and blender game?

I have to simulate rigid body physics simulation that is close to the real objects. Its about free fall of objects from initial random position onto a table. I am new to blender so I started my ...
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3D movies for 3D TV

How can I make a 3D movie that does not have colors on it. A movie like the ones on the blue rays. So that I can what it on my 3D-TV?
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Render is all gray, tried multiple things [duplicate]

I'm trying to render an animation I made using blender models and textures, but all I get is a grey screen on the Rendered viewport and output. On the left there's a Rendered Camera view, and on the ...
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How do you sample an image at a computed coordinate in the context of a Blender Internal node-based texture?

I am experimenting with procedural textures, and I'd like to create a texture like x = A.dot(orco-P0) y = B.dot(orco-P0) output = image[x][y] It is not THAT hard ...
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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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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 to convert Cycles materials into LuxCore materials and have textures still applied?

My problem is: I have made a model with materials in Cycles render with UV Mapping and Nodes. Now, I want to render through LuxCore, but my model is too bright.. noisy.. and without any of my textures ...
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How can I get a remote computer to automatically render a blender file

I have a computer at home that I want to use for rendering so I can continue using my laptop. Is there a way I can send a blend file to my Desktop which will automatically be opened and rendered for ...
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Aligning/joining two objects (Head/Body) with matching edge list

I want to align two objects with Blender because for whatever reasons, the head was exported by another program in random orientation. I can easily generate two edge lists which perfectly fit. Knowing ...
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Where is the sampling menu in Blender version 2.77?

Where is the Properties panel > Sampling menu in Blender version 2.77? I want to reduce the noise in an object.
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Rendered image has white “tiles”

Still very new to Blender. Trying a first mini-project after following multiple tutorials. This is a plane with a seamless sand image placed on it (through shown nodes), with an as-yet untouched cube....
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texture mapping menu missing in blender render 2.75

I cant find the texture mapping drop down menu in the texture menu when using blender render, are there any alternatives?
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Head and hair of object not rendering

I just finished an animation of the Hulk. When I try to render the animation, the top of the head and the hair don't show up even though they do in my workspace. I asked another question regarding how ...
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Colorizing part of a texture

I'm creating a crowd of people in Blender. For now, they all have the same model, and I want to create some variation by changing the colour of their clothing. What I have is a texture, a mask for ...
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Edge of background image is visible

Why does the edge continue to show up on my background mountains? I'm using alpha but I can't get the edge to not show up. Thanks.
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Nothing appears when trying to render, hangs on 'Occlusion preprocessing'

My file won't render. My last file rendered fine and when I pressed F12 just to have a idea of how it looked. But now when I'm finished it won't render anything at all. I'm using Blender 2.72 and I'm ...
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Adding background to the landscape and mixing with mist

In order to create clouds in the background of landscape I followed instructions of the lesson and used the Image node to add image needed in the result. Then I mixed that image with color (by using ...
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Compositor setting in Blender Internal: How to properly make a split RGB effect on further objects using Z?

I'm a blender amateur, I've learned it by myself, and I was trying to make a split RGB effect on the objects that are the further away from the camera. I tested it out with this simple scene: In the ...
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Blender motion blur too long

I don't like how long the trail of this motion blur is. I know the curves can be manipulated, but I'm thinking I need something that just changes how long the blur lasts. Question 1: Is this a ...
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Rotate camera using eulers

Question: My camera towards the target object located at (0,0,0). I know the current camera location (camx, camy, camz), camera rotation eulers. How can I calculate the new camera rotation eulers so ...

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