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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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Blender 2.8: Why cannot I colour on the same plane?

Hi may I know how come I can't draw/colour on the same layer? the colour goes behind my intended plane of colouring. See the photo below
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How to get diffuse color of a material via Python?

Since I am used to code with Python in Maya I have trouble getting things to work in Blender. I want to do something specific based on the name of its material that is applied. But I am really ...
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Default Blender 2.79 filmic or from Troy Sobotka github? Any differences? [duplicate]

I know that Blender 2.79 has filmic in its color management section by default(without installing). Is it okay to go ahead and use this or is it better to install it from github of Troy Sabotka. What ...
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Display color of particles

I am trying out Particles systems within Blender 2.79. When I have an object emitting particles I can easily see them but when adding a second force and playing with the scene the particles are black ...
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Defocus Node - Compositor

The Z pass is only defocussing inside the boundaries of the Tea Caddy. I presume this because the Caddy is divided against the background? Is there a way to extend the defocus effect of the edges of ...
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Colouring Particles from imported mesh

I would like to use blender to create a simple fly though animation a point cloud generated from a robot I made. Here is one I made in blender earlier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCXxmrBiPQQ ...
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Different color faces on my object?

Why does my mesh have different color faces? (some are a darker gray than the others) It's not the direction of the normals I already tried ctrl n. For example I have a face mesh. They both share ...
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How do I add a new material to each individual face in python code?

How do I "diffuse_colour" on individual faces of an object in a python script for a Blender addon?
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How to invert a black & white video

I have here a video. I wish to make the white background black and black font white. How do I do that?
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HSV system (numeric values) broken?

I'm new to Blender and currently digging into the nodes system, trying to figure out what all of those nodes actually do (aside from the information one is given in various YT-tutorials). I came ...
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Setup blender cycles so that it shows svg images as they would normally look

I have created an svg image in inkscape. In blender (cycles) I've imported the svg image but the colors are not ok: How do you setup blender cycles so that it renders the imported svg the same as in ...
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Vertices—loop indices vs. unique indices

I need to set the colors of vertices from data generated by third-party simulation. To do this, I need to access the vertices by their unique indices with the Python API. I can do this with bpy.data....
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Why is the colour picker behaving this way?

The colour picker is behaving not as I expect it to. I cannot move the selector towards most of the edges, setting the RGB to 1.00 for red and the rest to 0 just gets an orange colour. Also I cannot ...
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Cannot change smoke color?

I am making a smoke simulation and although I can change the color of the smoke in solid mode, it does not apply in rendered and stays a dark grey. Everything is lit brightly. I am using cycles in ...
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Are there any built-in color swatches or color palette?

Are there any add-ons (or any other way) to get color swatches? In Coreldraw, Illustrator or any vector software we have color swatches. Ready made color shades, no need of mixing. We can have a ...
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Colors are off, outside of blender

the colors of my renderings look off (brighter / less saturated) outside of blender. – compare the image in the finder (left), and in blender (right): how can I make sure the results look just like ...
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Render yellow colored object as blue (design oriented question)

So I've got this dune I want to make in 3D. I made it a yellow/orange albedo simple material. The thing is that I want to find a lighting that renders is as dark blue/purple color as if I was ...
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Assign colour to vertices given face texture, and enable conversion to a point cloud

I'm a-bit of a Blender newbie here so please forgive me if what I'm about to say sounds stupid, but I've been trying to solve this issue for far too long now and am becoming way too frustrated...so, ...
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I can't see color in Material tab [closed]

I used to use blender a long time ago and now I started to use it again but I can't find the color option in the material. Is there anyone that knows how to fix it please? really appreciate it. I ...
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Exporting Images/Movies to Final Cut Pro X to apply LUTs

i want to export my blender renders (doesn't matter if videos or image sequences) to Final Cut Pro X to apply LUTs on it. Now I'm not quite sure which rendering and output settings give the best ...
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How to color object based on roughness?

I'm very new to blender so apologies if this question doesn't make that much sense. Anyways I'm working with tumors and I'm trying to find a way to color them like a topographical map (the end result ...
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Is there a way to create a colour input based on another shader colour? [duplicate]

So I have a light source that reflects onto another object - simple. But is there a way to take the colour(s) of the lamp, and use it as an input for another shader? I'm wanting to link the objects ...
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How to give specific color in specific area?

As shown below, the yellow color appears only on both edges, I have tried vertex color for the yellow, but I can't give another color in node editor. Is it possible to give specific color on specific ...
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Simply just adding a border of a different colour to a shape in edit mode [duplicate]

It's incredible that I cannot seem to find a way of just simply colouring in the edges/verts differently to the colour of the faces of the shape. It ought to be simple right? And then... being able to ...
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Only 1 of my text letters turns black

I am creating a stack of 3 block letters on top of each other as a logo in Inkscape. When I save as .svg and open in Blender to make it 3d, 2 of the letters remain red with black outline. The 3rd ...
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Properties Editor : Scene : Color Management

This is probably a dupe, but nothing so far helps. The manual says "Properties Editor : Scene : Color Management." I have searched and searched here, the manual, and in Blender itself. I need to FIND ...
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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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Baking my multiple maps from substance painter inside blender

Ive looked everywhere online and cant seem to find info about baking my maps to be game ready. Everything is about normal maps only. I feel ive missed something in my learning. So I go into substance ...
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Is Blender's default (non-node, “nothing”) material the default material in all 3d apps?

Is Blender's default material (non-node, not rendered in Cycles, or "Viewport material" if you will) the default material in all 3D apps? I don't really know exactly how it works, but I notice that ...
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Does the Color Ramp Node Normalize Values?

Often while working in the compositor, values are clamped between 0 and 1. Suppose I multiply a 0 to 1 image by 2 and put it through the Color Ramp node. Does it normalize the input such that the ...
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Rendering in color mode 'BW' is darker than mean pixel values

I want to render greyscale images. I do this with a large script, so I would like to do this in Blender directly and not as postprocessing with another tool. When I set ...
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Text color of buttons and lables

Is there any way to change a text color of my own buttons or labels? This is an example I made using image editor:
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vertex paint final rendering [duplicate]

I painted my object in vertex paint (cycles) and it looks great in rendered view, but on final picture render it has white spots on it. Did anyone had the same problem? Thank you nodes: attribute - ...
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Is there a way to utilize simple math operations for color correction?

For me the currently available (2.79) color modifiers have limited capabilities. To modify a HDR image which has RGB values beyond 0-1 (0-45 for eg.) I really miss an offset function which is ...
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How can I simulate metamerism in Cycles?

Different combinations of spectral wavelengths can produce the same apparent color. For instance, true yellow is 570nm-590nm, but computer screens produce it by mixing red and green. Both yellows look ...
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Cannot apply material on the obejct

I am quite new to Blender. I am trying to load a 3D model from ShapeNet. For example, I try to get same looking as : I do have both .obj and .mtl files for the model. However, I could not apply ...
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Adding Color to Grass Also Changes Color of Ground

I've been trying to make a field of grass, but when I color the grass, the ground changes color also. I made two materials, one for grass and one for ground, and when I add an image texture for the ...
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Material assigning not working

Hi i would like to change the color of the head of my maggots but its not changing even i assigning the new material colored yellow why ? new problem encountered when i assign a new color material ...
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How can I block in colors quickly with grease pencil tool?

https://youtu.be/SqyThycbqYg?t=76 In this video you see the artist blocks in color very quickly with grease pencil, how can I do that? I would like to do this as well, create a virtual 3D set and ...
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Can't fix this color glitch when joining objects

I have this problem with my modelling, I am in the middle of modelling and I am on a time limit. After modelling my hand as a separate object from the body I cannot join the hand and body without ...
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what does context mean in blender

"In compositing and texture context each node supports the Alpha channel. In the texture context only RGB color space is available. In the shading context of the Blender internal adds HSV and the ...
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Why won't only some parts of my textured mesh render?

I realize this might seem a little like some other posts I have read, but I have a slightly different problem. I painted a model and tried a test render. Only some of the colors showed up. A near ...
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Miscoloring of model [duplicate]

I have only been using for a few weeks. I have been using Blender to re-color and cleanup 3D models of planes I can import in another tool (Gazebo). My main problem is some miscoloring between wings I ...
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How to get realistic coloring on quick smoke/fire in blender?

I'm relatively new to blender simulations and have been working with quick smoke and fire. Try as I might I can not get the color of the fire right, and have found no videos/tutorials explaining this. ...
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Weird erratic mesh color(Normals aren't the problem) [duplicate]

Things I've done: I've looked for extra vertices. I've messed with Normals. I've even tried deleting a section and re-making it. I deleted half the mesh, mirrored it, and what's weird, is that the ...
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How to adjust color of custom brush in texture paint mode? (issues with color ramp)

I have an image where the brush part is black and the background is white. After I loaded the custom brush in texture paint mode, I thought that I could adjust the brush color and background color ...
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Translating Color Data from Cinema4D to Blender

I have quite a tough (for me, non-Blender user) task on my hands. I need to get color data of an animated object in Cinema 4D into Blender. My first approach was animating the color of a material in ...
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Part of object and texture colour not rendering properly, lamps beside sun does not work

I am trying to make a photo frame in Blender 2.65. I have not updated it as I feel it is not worth my time, as I very rarely use it (less than once a year). I am also new to Blender and find the user ...
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How can I animate colors spreading over an object?

I created a map that shows segments of it turning into a single bright color you can see here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIlvZ55-NW8&feature=youtu.be I created this by separating each ...
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How to connect composite and color corrections node

I'm very new to blender and I have a question to ask, I'm trying to use a color corrections node, I added it but the composite node won't connect with it, I tried getting rid of the composite and ...