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Questions tagged [color]

Questions centered around how color is specified, calculated, represented, applied, or processed in Blender. This is not for use as a generic tag. Questions may include topics such as color space, color depth, RGB, CMYK, hue, saturation, brightness, Lab color, hexadecimal color.

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How to map vertex to particle (hair); or color particles with specific colors

I am trying to render CFD data in blender, where the CFD code generates output files that consist of particle positions and scalars. I have successfully loaded the data into blender and used a ...
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Gloss independent from material color

I got basic object with basic purple/yellow material, and two colored light sources. The problem is: The gloss from the light color is affected by material color. Purple + orange, gives blue. Yellow + ...
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No objects or images to bake to error, driving me nuts [duplicate]

I am trying to bake texture for a model, and I get the infamous error "No objects or images to bake to". I have done a lot of googling to try and solve this, and in particular I have read pretty much ...
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Selectively mix shaders based on color input

This might be a bit confusing, so my apologies before hand. I'm making a shader/nodegroup that emulates colors under a blacklight. For most colors (greens, reds, blues), it works just fine and looks ...
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Blender GUI error after install

I have a strange start screen of Blender 2.8 on a MacOS 10.11.6 as you can see below.... I am not quite sure what is going on. It is a clean install after a MacOS reinstall. I had an older version of ...
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Artec Studio's xyzrgb export equivalent for Blender

I have become aware of a feature in the Artec Studio software: Apparently, when looking at a texture / colored 3D model, one can export a mapping of xyz to rgb coordinates for all vertices. That is, ...
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Changing the two sections of a model to a certain color

Recently one of my friends have made me a model of a gun called the g36 and sen't me the blender file but I do not know how to change a certain part of the guns color. I have tried uv wrapping / ...
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Problem with color background in the render

I have a scene with a sunlight and a color background, but when I render the scene I have a blue scene. Its is who the light sun was blue, but the light in the preferences is white. I rendered the ...
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Color change depending on dataset

I would like to ask you if I can change color for each faces of my mesh file depending on dataset ..... So, like in color mapping of surface depending on some data. Is there anyway to do this?
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Dark faces in edit mode

so as you can see in the pictures some faces are abit darker or idk what to call them i've tried recalculate normals but didn't help, same thing with merge by distance, blend file enter link ...
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How to color armatures

I made an armature out of bones but whenever I select it the color option disappears. They are all parented together. How do I add color to my armature?
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Render solid color in Eevee

I wan't to create a segmentation map for machine learning. For that I have a list of colors like: clouds #aaaaaa cow #4f445b grass #1dc331 It is from ...
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Blender 2.8: How to select multiple object with the same diffuse color in principled shader?

I have to import various fbx file scenes , bringing in a large amount (>10.000 Objects) into the scene with each single import. Each import scene stands on its own. Imported fbx files will not be ...
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Blender color reduction

I'm trying to post-process my render to achieve a low color depth look. For some reason the image becomes darker and the render do not really matches the look I want. Exporting the not post-...
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Color ramp node resets one color when rendering

I am using a color ramp node to set the base colors for a vertex group. It works fine, but I have one problem with the selected colors. As you can see in my screenshot, I have selected purple, blue, ...
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incorrect gradient in linear color ramp

I would like to use linear color ramp in blender. But in the middle of it is not 50% grey, but strange value 0.735357. This is incorrect. Why?
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How can we match rendered object color with an other graphics color with Blender 2.8

We want color of a rendered object as close as possible to a color of a png image. We know RGBA values of that image and used these values at object base color settings. We played with light as ...
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Shader does not change color of surface

I don't know wether it is just me or that is a bug but still: When I'm trying to change surface color through shader (Pricipled BDSF) surface color doesn't react at all. All other things do have an ...
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Strange pixelation when previewing a material

I am trying to add a basic color to an object. But whatever Suface I choose, I end up having these strange colorizations/pixelations. By the way, if I turn to e.g. Viewport shading, my whole viewport ...
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2.79 User Prefs Theme addon list color

After much time searching I am unable to find an answer, I am trying to change the addon list theme text color from black to white, I have gone through most of the color swatches but nothing is ...
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Color Match Assets for 2D Animation

I want to mix some blender assets with preexisting footage but I can't get the colors to match exactly. For example, create a new eevee scene with only a plane and a camera (no lights). Match the ...
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How can I change a Text color in Blender?

I did in Object Mode > Add > Text Now I want to change the text color to red. Now it's in gray.
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Carpet coloration specific parts

Hi! I made a carpet and I am looking to add a color on specific part. I tried brush but it is not satisfaying. Looking for something like this: https://youtu.be/kv0q6EPJHKk?t=242 Thanks
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why won’t the hsv v scale go any higher than 1

When using a color ramp to make something glow, and I had planned to use the the bloom function. But when I turned up the v scale it went back to 1.000 and wouldn’t go any higher. And when I turned on ...
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Eevee renders in gray and workbench renders in colors

About render engines, when using Workbench, the rendered image is colorful. But when using Eevee, the rendered image is gray. Why? Workbench render: Eevee render
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How do I turn down the saturation of a specific color in the noise texture?

I am using the noise texture to fake the dispersion in a glass shadow. It looks cool, but there is a problem, the noise texture has the purple color, while the purple color is not one of the rainbow ...
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Can i colour part of the same 3D text which was converted from 2D text. ( Convert mesh to curve )

I really need to know how to color part of the same 3D text which i converted from 2D text. ( i added the text and converted it to curve and now it is one big object) I want to change A's and D's ...
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How to activate new mode in Blender 2.8 that displays viewport objects with different colors?

I've been watching tutorial videos of the new Blender 2.8 and see it has something that that lets you display each object in your viewport with a different color to make it easier to distinguish them. ...
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How can i obtain a 247 white in blender 2.8?

I want to obtai a 247 white background.In blender 2.79 to obtain this you should set the RGB (R=0.930,G=0.930,B=0.930 and A=1).In blender 2.80 the result is not the same.I obtain a grey color.
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How do I remove transient pixels from rendered image?

How to remove this semi-green pixels? I need exactly G = 255 color I render this image. And if you zoom in, you can see those pixels as shown above. My goal is to remove those transient pixels from ...
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my picture is just grey and white

I loaded a file and the 3d model is white. I looked at different hoping to find a preset that will give the model color but I couldn't find it. I then went to UV/editing to put an image in, but ...
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Object has no color dispite whatever I do

The figurine has no color dispite whatever I do. The material was assigned to the object but it still doesn't pick up any color. The only colors are the white clouds and the green grass that the ...
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How do I paint all of my objects in collection to different colors via python?

I want every object in my collection to have different color. How do I make it via python scripting?
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Blender RGB masking with segmentation. How to? If possible

I have a 3d small garden with 15 plants. Each plant have leaf objects. Formally they are just a leaf objects with different XYZ location/rotation/scale. Take a look I want to get something similar to ...
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Separate alpha from color in Shader Editor

In the Shader Editor, I can create an RGB node and in there, I can set an alpha value as displayed in this screenshot: However, no color separation node in blender supports extracting that value and ...
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Render colors do not match the reference picture

I have come across this problem that I am trying to make an exact model of a product by a client and their demand is to have an exact rose gold color (golden color with pinkish hue) for their product. ...
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How are RGB values changed on an existing object?

I have an object with some color from an existing .blend file. Where can the color be changed for this object?
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2.8 - Texture baking, how to get a homogeneous/diffuse lighting setup?

What makes a good lighting setup for (base-color) texture baking? I'm trying to bake a base-color texture that comes out of the principles shader. The input maps are base-color. roughness, metallic ...
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Colors after COLLADA import: “Viewport DIsplay Color” and “Material Color” not the same

After I import my COLLADA model, the colours are weird. The "Viewport Display Color" is the normal, deep orange. But the actual material color is washed out orange. Why are the two colors different, ...
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PLY import with colour-per-vertex is far too dark

I import my models via two different importers: PLY and COLLADA. Even if I use the same RGB values, after import, the brightness is vastly different between the two. The PLY import has very dark ...
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HELP! Switching to Blender 2.8 full version after using Beta made my materials less saturated!

HELP! I created a character using 2.8 Beta. But after switching to the full stable version all of my textures and materials suddenly started to look a lot less saturated. Does anyone know how to fix ...
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How can I make a specific part of particles a different color?

I am modeling a panda teddy bear. However I do not know how To make the different parts like arms,legs,and circles on the face a different color. I’m a noob and would appreciate the help.
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Iris color disappears

I am currently trying to make a cartoon eyes. I have 2 separate meshes to make up the eye (cornea & iris/pupil). I made the iris the color I want and I love it. However when I try to join the ...
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Why are my faces different colors with the same material on them?

I don't know why this is happening is it because of the light? Something new with how lights/shadows work in 2.8? This happend on the 2.8 Candidate 1 and 2. I have plane with emission as light in this ...
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How to change object color in viewport in 2.8?

Is it possible in Blender 2.80 to change the color of objects in the viewport? Like this in the previous versions.
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Transparent color node displays incorrectly in texture viewport, but correctly in blender render viewport

I am trying to make the eyebrowse mesh visible through the hair mesh "in textsure" view mode. So, I am trying to apply transparency through material color nodes. But, the transparent part displays ...
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Color Artifacts in exported FBX files when opened in SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer

I'm having an issue with the color artifacts when opening FBX file exported from Blender in the SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer. The top image shows the problem; the bottom picture shows the view in ...
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I changed some of the colors of my video but now I can't revert them back to the original

I changed the saturation of the colors in my video clips. I rendered the video, then I decided I didn't like the colors. But now I can't change the colors back to how they are originally. Trying to ...
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How can you use color ramp to affect emissive shader

Is it possible to affect the emissive shader with the color ramp at all? I would like to do something like this (image below):
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Dark Colors are rendered Black

Darker colors are rendered black on my Blender and didn't experience this issue in my older version. It started to happen after I updated it, I also use environment lightning with ambient set to ...