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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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Blender 2.8 How to make the object color in viewport look excatly as it is?

So I'm making the models for a game that only uses vertex colors and no textures. I've noticed that any color in blender 2.8 viewport looks darker that it actually is. I use vertex painting to paint ...
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How to get gradient material to work with rig?

I've got a lil character i'm making that uses some gradient materials, but I don't know how to make the gradient move with the deformations. as you can see, the gradient doesn't move with the ...
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How to get a comic toon shader?

I am trying to achieve a comic like toon shader somewhat like this - https://www.artstation.com/artwork/lVRJoV But with more halftones: Im not versed in toon shaders and cant find anything with this ...
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Coloring/Shading Model

I'm trying to model this flower, and now I wish to color it. Although I had a hard time trying to shade it so it looks like a real flower. I tired using Weight Paint and somehow put a color that way, ...
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Compositing pixelation (Hot Pixels)

I've noticed that when doing compositing in Blender that I end up with hot pixels that are sharp and distracting. The result in this case was using a color node to layer an emission render pass over ...
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How to make an object change its color when it collides with another?

I think the title explains it well. I want to make two objects collide and change the color of one of them. How can I do this using physics, in cycles? Thanks.
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How are the floats (0.0 to 1.0) mapped to ints (0 to 255) for pixel colors?

I'm fighting somewhat with Blenders image creation module. I struggle to map my calculated colors to the required range from 0.0 to 1.0. I need it to be very precise. For example: I have a value 0.5 ...
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Colour ramp in 2.8 only picks the last colour stop.

Im not sure whether somethings changed or I'm just doing something wrong (since im a newbie), but my colour ramp in blender 2.8 when using eevee engine only picks the colour at the last stop. My nodes ...
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Gradient in Blender Render

I would like to add a brown to blonde vertical gradient to my model's back facing hair. How can I do this in Blender Render?
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Texture Paint: Color shows different on the mesh

I just started painting a mesh and for a while it worked OK, but now when I paint on the UV map, the color doesn't show as I chose. Before: After I painted on the door:
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Why are the ID-masks and Ambient Occlusion outputs not pure white?

Whenever using ID-Masks (material and/or object) the result in the render output does not give me a solely black and white image. The whites are slightly darker than they should be. Even when ...
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Blender File Changes Color After Move

My blender materials change color if I move the file to a different computer. I have tried different ways of moving the file, but the result is always the same). Technically, the materials are fine (...
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Animation nodes - Vertex colors to transforms?

I apologize if this looks as spamming, but I think this should be a different question, though I am trying to achieve similar goal. I want to be able to influence matrices with several different ...
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nVidia driver causes flickering viewport background

i noticed a flickering background whenever i click a button or orbit in blender 2.8 or 2.79 it just happens when i use my nvidia 940mx - when i switch to the integrated intel 620 - its gone. i can ...
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Blender 2.8 Colour wheel weirdness [duplicate]

Using 2.8 Beta I discovered that most of my colour values end up being a shade of pink, (irritatingly) and I'm not sure quite what's going on. It happens with literally everything. Is there a setting ...
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Color appears in object mode only. How to get it onto vertex color?

I imported a colored logo in SVG format. Initially it was like hundreds of curves so converted to mesh. The color is visible in object mode only. I think how to get it onto vertices but the bake ...
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Getting the color of an object an empty collides with?

How would I get the color of an object that collides with an empty. In this animation node example I get it's location but I would also like the color that it collides with.
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Is MixRGB ALWAYS RGB calculated?

Hey guys I'm writing a Quizlet flashcard pack to help people learn and memorize how the various blending modes work within the mixRGB node. My question is, does mixRGB always handle color inputs as ...
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Smoke animation, color is not changing?

Hello i wanted to include a smoke animation for a render. I have watched a lot of videos about the smoke animation and how to change the color but it is not working for me. suspiciously the standart ...
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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 to make the top part of a render less saturated/more pale?

How to make the top part of the render less saturated/more pale? The Mesh needs more of a pale color in top part to match the background. How?
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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 displaying tinted colors?

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 ...