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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Some shading troubles

I have some issues and I'd be so appreciative if u could help me. The problem is that the color is different on one part of a icon, I checked shading nodes etc. but nothing seems to be wrong there
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How do I avoid gamma color correction in specific materials?

I am trying to create a set of textures for Web Colors via Python. The materials I create are plain BSDF with only a color input. If I look at the colors via the RGB values everything looks fine - ...
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Default color for objects is too white. How do i change that?

Edit > Preferences > Themes > 3D Viewports> Face I change color to grey but still the default color is white. how can I change that?
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Color settings suddenly changes at frame 5 when rendering animation

I am trying to render a scene with a simple camera animation. The camera is moving as expected, and so are the other few elements I animated. The problem is, the color of the whole scene makes a ...
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Background color isn't changing

I'm using the compositing to change the background color from black to pink, but after all the configuration, the background doesn't change the color, I have tried with different nodes and nothing. I ...
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Colour ramp lost when joining multiple objects together

When I join these objects together they all become one colour and the colour ramp is ignored. I've read this has something to do with UV mapping but I'm not sure what or how.
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Render Coloured Point Clouds as Collection of Spheres

I have a coloured point cloud in a .pcd file, that I can easily convert to a .ply file using Open3D. I would like to visualise ...
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Model pack material colours are all wrong

New to blender. Recently purchased a model pack that contains several pre-made buildings. However, when I open the blend file. All the colours look wrong across all view port modes. For example, in ...
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Altering face colors in the python API

There must be something that I am fundamentally missing. I am using the python API to generate a mesh and object. I am having a lot of trouble figuring out how to change the face color of the object I ...
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How to stop multiple strokes from overlaying and adding up while Texture Painting

When I'm texture painting and I set the brush strength lower than 1, you can see the material under the stroke. But if draw over the same line multiple times, the shiny material gets less and less ...
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PLY file not showing colors (the ply form has no edges or faces, just vertex [pointcloud])

I wanted to retexture a model that I made using 3d scanners, the model has no faces or edges, just vertex. The model itself is not showing the vertices colors, and I later on realized I had no way to ...
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Need help wrapping my object

So I've been working on a project and I'm trying to wrap my object with a camo color but for some reason the camo wrap is looks glitchy. Here's a photo, can someone tell me what I've done wrong.
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Convert RGB-256 to RGB-float

I am trying to convert colors from RGB (256) to RGB (float) for use in blender. Apparently you just have to divide each value of RGB 256 by 255 (counting the 0 would be 256 values). For example in ...
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Rendering my animation loses material colors

I am brand new to Blender (2.87 - Debian Stable) and have been trying to make a simple animation of objects and text that appears whilst I am talking. I recorded me talking using OBS and the ...
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Change object's wire display colour

Can the object's wire display colours be changed from black to a colour that I assign? I have set all objects in a collection to display as wires, but I don't see how I can change the colour of their ...
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Transparency using layer weight and colorRamp

I am trying to create a colorful light beam similar to a laser (with a gradient in the middle) using ColorRamp, Mix Shader and Layer Weight. I would like to make this beam as much as possible ...
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Colors won't appear in Material Preview? [duplicate]

I've tried adding materials and changing colors to both the whole model and parts of it but my model remains like this. what am I doing wrong?
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How can I use Blender to learn about the influence of light on color

I want to learn about how exactly light influences the color of objects because I want to be able to use that knowledge for painting. I tried using photographs and real world scenarios but those are ...
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May I ask why the texture in cycles is always dark, which is much different from the original color?

May I ask why the image appears darker when I apply it as a texture to a plane? It's really different from the original texture. I want to make a phone screen but the image on the screen always gets ...
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How can I edit multiple texture colors at once?

I started working with Blender recently and I'm currently making a drone animation consisting of 150 spheres. I wish to know if there's a more effective way of editing 150 texture colors at once, or ...
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changing color of hair/particle based on location/being in a boundary of different object

I can't come up with a solution for making particles/hair strands change color based on location with other object, for an example when the hair is being emitted by a sphere outside it has color A and ...
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What model does blender use for subsurface scattering material in cycles? [closed]

I was trying to implement subsurface scattering that blender uses in opengl. So I wanted to know what method it uses for subsurface scattering. Is it possible to replicate the effect without ray ...
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How to change ColorRamp Values in python

I am not that new to blender and I am trying to create a new blender addon (will spare the details) But I need to add a random value to a colorRamp (ShaderNodeValToRGB). When I use toolTips, it says I ...
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Difference in color between image render and video render

Can anyone tell me why there is a subtle colour difference between my image render and video render? This is an EXR image sequence that I have pre-rendered and am importing into the sequencer in a ...
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How to Change Color of Joined Object without Manually Clicking Each Specific Object?

So I have my character face and this course said to join the eyebrows and mouth + teeth to make shape keys easier for animation. However, when I want to duplicate my character and change the skin ...
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Viewing in viewport textures set in UV editor and baking simple color ID maps without the use of nodes?

Finally got the latest blender version (coming from 2.79) and managed to learn all the things they moved around in the UI but one thing that has been bugging me for days now is how or if I can revert ...
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The color drifts to white where there is light

So the problem is on the picture. Feels like it's about the light, but i can't find it by tweeking the stuff. Could you help, please? thanks!
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Easiest way to fit a whole ColorRamp to a single face?

Anyone know how to texture a single plane so that a given Color Ramp progression lines up exactly with its width? I'm trying to make a visual guide for a driver controller to a procedural texture- ...
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Why is my texture a different colour than what it’s meant to be?

So I’m making this book in blender for a game I’m making but the paper colour is the same colour as the leather even though it’s meant to be white, material preview mode is fine but renders aren’t. ...
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Value in HSV not linear?

It seems to me that the "Value" value when picking a color in HSV space behaves nonlinear. In this example Value is set to .5 I'd expect the white dot in the grayscale "slider" to ...
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How do I programmatically control the color of instances?

I'm loading MD simulation data into Blender and want to set the color of instances to indicate an attribute value that has been calculated separately beforehand. The current workflow looks like this: ...
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how to use the color spill node?

could anyone share some knowledge on how to use the "color spill" node in Blender's compositor? Is there any tutorial on this topic...I could not find any. I need to reduce the background ...
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When I texture paint, why doesn't it show on Sculpt Mode? And when I do sculpt, why does it make the texture paint black in some parts?

I followed a tutorial on how to use texture paint. However, when I go into sculpt mode, it disappears: Furthermore, when I do try and sculpt, with Dyntypo enabled, the texture paint has black in some ...
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Exporting .glb File From Blender

I'm very new at Blender. I've imported .gltf file and see the object with texture colors. It looks good but, when I want to export as .glb or .gltf I can't view the colors. The object is seen without ...
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Weird colors when i open rendered image in After effects or any image viewer

I have a 3D model that does a spin and he is on fire. I render one image. It looks just fine on blender. However when I save the image on my drive and open it with After Effects or with any other ...
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How to Make Silver Color without HDRI Image?

So I tried to follow the tutorials on YT for silver, but every single one of them says to add an HDRI image to your project. When I do that it completely brightens my entire animation and the only ...
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Geometry node color not applying to object, but normal color does?

I'm following this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLGYpjD1xxg at 3:38 he creates a new material then adds the new color with geometry nodes However, when I add mine it doesn't change color ...
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I can't Vertex Paint draw but I can Vertex Paint fill (Set Vertex Colours),

After UV unwrapping, I tried to vertex paint. However, I don't know if I might turn on ( or off) something accidentally that makes me can't Vertex Paint draw at all. I followed basic tutorials and can ...
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Make hair particles different colors on the same mesh?

Hello all I am wondering if there is a way to have a my hair/fur show up as 2 different colors on the same mesh? Im not looking for anything fancy just a hard split in the colors.The only guides i can ...
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Transparency is rendered incorrectly in compositor

I've found that images with transparency are rendered incorrectly in Blender. I have a gradient that starts from black and fades to transparent as follows: In normal image editors, the gradient looks ...
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Heatmap texture according to object thickness

I made 3D surface reconstruction of a point cloud in meshlab and exported a obj file. I also have computed the thickness of the object and saved the data as "[x,y,thickness]" in a txt file, ...
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How to set up shading nodes for multiple objects that have a random color but specific colors need different settings

I am kind of new to Blender and have been looking for this a few days now and can't seem to find out so I ended up here. I have a base object on which I have scattered stars. For the coloring of the ...
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How to Change Color of Certain part of a Texture

I downloaded a generic model of a shoe that had a base texture, normal map, and roughness associated with it. On the base texture the shoe is either black and white. I was wondering if I could section ...
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How can I add random color to faces?

I've created this complex mesh, but I don't know how to assign colors to the single faces of the mesh. One face is blue, another red and another green etc. I've seen people using the color ramp, but ...
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How to use custom properties as a color panel?

Here is my problem : i would like to store color data in my blender files and be able to switch between all colors for my object with a python script. So i tried to create custom properties for every ...
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How can I achieve a colour pattern on a hair system?

I'm looking to create patterns on top of hair like in this image. I know how to give hair systems a single colour or gradient colouring, but I would like to give the impression of shapes being painted ...
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Blender Interference Color node group

Since English is not an official language here in Japan, so I'm sorry if there are any mistakes involved in the following sentences. I am a beginner of Blender 3D software. However, since I'm ...
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Texture painting "smears" paint all over the model

When using texture paint on an MSFS 2020 model of an airplane, at some places the paint goes everywhere I don't want it to go. In the pictures above, I attempt to paint a black dot on the tail ...
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How to change the color of an object using the timeline?

I’m trying to assign specific colors to a certain moment on the timeline. For example: From 0-50 I want Red, From 50-75 pink, From 75-85 orange, From 85-95 gold, From 95-100 purple.
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The render's colors are flat and too plasticish next to the 3D viewport, how to fix this?

so I'm struggling for a while to figure out how to have the same color/light management in my render as they are in my 3D shading viewport here is what I'm looking for and here what I have in my ...
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