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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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What specs do I need to focus at when buying a new PC to use Blender with?

I am willing to buy a new PC for blender, and I am confused about whether I should focus on getting a strong GPU or CPU and if great RAM should be considered. So, I need advice on how to divide my ...
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Blender rendering blank videos

I am seeing a strange behavior with Blender. Let me explain the detailed workflow of what I do. I use OBS studio to record my screen and audio. The output is produced in mp4 file. I edit the video in ...
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Blender Image too saturated when using compositor but not in the saved output file

I rendered my scene in two parts with the intention to use alpha over in the compositor to merge them. When i rendered the images they looked perfectly fine. They looked like this: When I use these ...
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Dark artefacts appearing on Glossy Material?

Does anyone know what was happening to my render here; if I try to tilt my object, this black reflection always appears. If I keep my object horizontal these artefacts do not appear.
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How can we change the dynamic range of camera for depth image in Blender?

I am quite new to Blender. I am trying to generate depth image for a scenario. The depth image I can get is like: This is normal as a depth image. However,I am looking for something like : This is ...
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Painting on my model doesn't work

I have UV unwrapped my model, as you can see on the right of the screenshot. As you can see, i can only fill the model but i can't paint on it. How can I fix this?
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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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Object particles fly up, move in the wrong direction

I'm new to Blender and I can't figure out why my particles move into the wrong direction. I made a plane with paper texture and cloth simulation, I use this object as the particle, my emitter is a ...
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Necessary Computer Requirements for Blender? [on hold]

I installed blender on Windows 7, however I don't have a dedicated graphics card in my computer. can I use blender for making 3d animations (Such as opening laptop) or images? My PC system info.
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Blender Crashes [Possibly Nvidia Driver Problem] [on hold]

At first my problem started when using programs such as Substance Painter and Substance Designer - they stopped launching, completely. So I contacted Allegorithmic support, and in the end we deleted ...
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texture not showing up in image used as object, a black object is showing

. This is my first time doing any project. i have just started learning blender and following a tuitorial from youtube to learn cloth simulation . selected IMAGE AS PLANE in the beginning. then did ...
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How can I link an object from another .blend file with a material that uses “Lamp Data” in its Shader Node?

I tried Linking an object that uses "Lamp Data" into another blend file but the value for "Lamp" has been greyed out. I understand that this property is linked to an external library but is there a ...
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Cycles replacement node for the BI “Lamp Data” node

I need to convert a node system made in blender internal render to cycles but I can't find a node that would replace the "Lamp Data" node. Blender internal node setup.
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Speed control works on small video, not on large

I am trying to speed up the video on a 17 minute (2.1GB) clip I recorded on my phone (29.97 FPS, 1920x1080, total bitrate >17000 kbps in case it matters). I selected the video strip, then did ...
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smoke not rendering in Blender

Been stuck on this all day and looked at seemingly every link on Google. I have smoke effects emitting from an object, the idea is smoke appears, emitter disappears and the smoke blows around for a ...
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i am trying to unwrap in but my uv graph is not black, instead it looks like an overlay of white

i am trying to unwrap in but my uv graph is not black, instead it looks like an overlay of white. [ i need it to look like the next image, just like an actual graph.
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When change view into rendered, the object turning grey.

I have followed this tutorial recently:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLUAp4lSxLI But I had the problem at 30:12. When he changed viewport into rendered, the object is clear: However, I did the ...
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Blender: Rendering Animation combining all animated frames in single Frame

I have done animation of multiple objects which are there in different layers. My Animation key frames goes from 0 to 999. But when start Rendering the Animation all are getting combined together. ...
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Is it possible to render a file with combined CPUs of 4 systems?

I have four servers, each having 16 threads. Is it possible to render a single file using the combined power of 4*16 threads? Basically, I want to know whether different CPUs can render a single file ...
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Can't make proper normal map of corrugated sheet

I have been trying to create a normal map of a corrugated sheet. The low poly model is a simple cube with 8 vertices. I can't understand what i am doing wrong. When I am applying this normal map on ...
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Do you guys know how to smooth out baked normals?

Sorry, but I cant find anything on how to get rid of the grid and rough texture on this baked normal
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How to make flow separation effect?

I'm making a spaceship scene, like there is an ship cutting through the sky and I want to make this effect: (look at wing tips) I'm using old Blender v2.66 and Blender Render. I think it's maybe ...
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Color only some edges [jsdisplacement]

i'm using jsdisplacement to generate maps, i would like to know how can i color only some "edges" as in this video ( that he color gold) The map i'm using
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Ambient occlusion bake stops at 0 percent

I am trying to bake textures from high-poly mesh to low-poly. Normals and vertex colors baking right, but ambient occlusion baking resets at 0%. I can see it start baking, but stop after bake of small ...
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How to chang matcaps light direction in blender 2.8

Hey everyone so with new matcaps in blender we are getting really cools shapes! I wanted to know if I can change matcaps light direction in an easy way! because I would like to use toon maptcap as a ...
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Particle system objects rotated wrong

I was watching this video on how to make a battle scene in blender, but the video cut out before finishing. I got to the end but when I put my mesh down they're all on their side! I've used turned ...
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Placing cameras on the scene

I am trying to place my cameras generated, on the scene. Instead it is being placed on the origin. I am stuck here and need guidance as to how to place on the scene in 4 different locations on the ...
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Dynamic Paint Image Sequence

How can the Blender User produce more usable bandwidth when creating images sequences from Dynamic Paint? As an example I may want to use a different color where wave data is active. Histogram. ...
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Low poly mesh interrupting normal map in render

I have been looking for a solution to my problem for 3 hours and unfortunately I can't find it anywhere, so I have to ask. When I add a normal map with hi poly mesh, the edges of the object are ...
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File Output node not saving anti-aliasing (Blender internal) [closed]

I'm trying to use the Z Combine node in Blender Render (internal) to combine a person and a shirt - node setup depicted below. The problem I'm running into is that the image saved from the File Output ...
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Render Vertex Colours in Blender Internal

I don't like using cycles and prefer using blender internal render. So how can I render my vertex colours in Internal render. like as a material.
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Objects aren't visible unless i am in render mode?

I hid an object or 2 to work on another one and when I tried to unhide them they wouldn't come back. I then hid the newer object and now that isn't visible or coming back either. I have tried Ctrl + ...
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How to loop through multiple stl files and write the data to a textfile?

I would like to loop through multiple stl files in a folder, get data from them and then write to to a text file. I'm very new to programming, so this may be an easier task, I'm not sure. I already am ...
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Export - Internal render vs Cycles render

I saw this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tovu1A0LxeQ And now I'm trying to export my model into obj file with textures. However, seems this is not possible to achieve with the cycles ...
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How to Render with Frontface Culling

I flipped the normals, so that I could see the meshes layered within the outer mesh by using blackface culling. Reversing the normals made it so that instead of culling the backfaces, it culls the ...
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Object turns black when selecting the new image to which texture will get baked to in Blender Internal

There are many questions relevant to baking in blender internal mode. But i could not find any solution to my problem. After creating the object I unwrapped it and saved the unwrapped image with a ...
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Transparency Blender Render/Cycles

I am trying to make an animation but I use an add-on to export XPS models into blender. When I do so it changes me to blender render but when I change back to cycles the character turns grey, blue, ...
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Help with 3D modeling

So I'm new to blender, but I've gone through the Blender Guru video series and did all that fun stuff. So I've set out to make a mod for Fallout 4, but I've run into a couple of issues with my mod ...
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GPU doesnt show up in Zip Versions of Blender releases

I thought that my GPU didn't support CUDA until i checked the installed version of Blender. Because i never really used the installed one from the start, it didn't come across. The new releases i've ...
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Render background and freestyle in different image layers

Can anyone tell me how to render an image (tiff) with two different layers, one for background (need it white) and one for the rest of the render (just freestyle lines). I am using Blender 2.8 Thanks,...
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Shading Options Removed When Adding Material in Blender Render

I'm trying to add a texture to my chicken and keep the same type of shading on each object using Blender Render, without compromising the texture. My initial problem was that merely adding the ...
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How to get depth dactor of camera by Python script in Blender?

I am constructing an animation in Blender. Meanwhile, I want it to output depth factor of the camera as the animation goes. Thus, I am curious about how I can do this task through Python shell in ...
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Blender - Export to DAE with texture

Okay, i have a really wierd problem. I am totally new to blender, and i have just bought a 3D model of a present, to play a little around with. The 3D model looks very nice, and in Rendered, Material ...
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Freestyle rendering problem (REALLY big gaps/“fur”)

Okay, so I have this cartoon rabbit Im working on. I've set up the freestyle rendering so that it used to look like this: Had tiny gaps but I could live with it. Now, I made some kind of small change ...
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how to produce a Silk/Satin material

I have two lamps, a plane with an emission shader and even world lighting turned on, why does my scene appear so grainy? I have turned up render samples, clamp indirect is now at 3. What can I do to ...
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When I render the scene, the dress gets weird

I don't even know whats going right now. So im just going to post an image hoping someone can help me lol. The Left is before render and the right is after render. P.S. when is (Shift-Z render its ...
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How do I fix the shading [duplicate]

The cloth looks funky. I don't know how to fix that. Help! The more I subdivide the plane, the more I lag so Thats not an option here.
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Can you use layered or node-based textures for use outside BI materials?

I have to confess to being bewildered by Blender's internal texture system, so I may be missing something obvious. I've just about grasped how the texture stack, and texture nodes work, when ...
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Image Object not showing up in render view?

Doesn't show up, how would I fix this?
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How Do I Add An Image Onto An Object?

I'm trying to make a flag, and I read online that to add an image to something all you have to do is drag it from your computer onto the block, which I did. I then checked to see if the image rendered ...