Questions tagged [color-management]

In digital imaging systems, color management is the controlled conversion between the color representations of various devices, such as image scanners, digital cameras, monitors, TV screens, film printers, computer printers, offset presses, and corresponding media. Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_management

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hue correction node output doesn't match file

I've attached an image showing a color management problem when using the hue correction node in blender 3.0 Bottom left: viewport cycles render showing what the object looks like with no compositing ...
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Match dynamic range of render to dynamic range of camera tracked footage?

Most tutorials on camera tracking tell you to change the View Transform from Filmic to Standard. In the documentation it says Standard is "Often used for non-photorealistic results or video ...
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Textures in latest version of substance painter look different than in blender

I just made a project using substance painter's latest version which uses OpenColorIO ACES 1.2. after being exported to blender, the Base colour that looks a lot more different and paler
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Nodes are not applying to the object

Im using Blender 3.0 and very new with Blender Ive followed a tutorial and built something cool, unfortunately i dont know the proccess of building it. Im not sure its an object at the moment. Im ...
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Save as render vs display device for baking ambient occlusion

I've been using Blender for creating maps for real time rendering that contain non-color/linear color data (ambient occlusion, normal maps, light maps). I started wondering about correct conversion ...
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Random Color to 1 Object

I have one wall in the project I am working on. I want the color of this wall to change when I run the code. I did research but couldn't find it. ...
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Hex Colours in Blender Don't Match Rendered Output (Blender 2.79) [duplicate]

For some legacy reasons I'm using blender 2.79 to create some images and animations (using some scripts etc). I need these images to match colours I am using elsewhere in a design, so I thought I'd ...
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default Gamma on import of hdr images for Octane

can you please tell me the right way to import an .hdr (which defaults to lin gamma) for an environment in Octane? unfortunately the imageTexture node does not automatically correct the gamma to 1 ...
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Exported EXR looks very different than exported PNG. Using Color Management [duplicate]

I am using Octane in Blender and I've set my Color Management settings as follows: For this scene I felt that a RAW view transform with look set to "None" gave me a better result because it ...
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Color Management - ACES / OCIO config Mismatch between Renderman and Redshift in Blender 2.93.4

This is going to be a somewhat complicated question. I am using Blender 2.93.4 and I have both Renderman and Redshift installed. After installing both, I ran into a strange bug where Redshift was ...
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Blender with ACES and asset libraries

I was trying to test drive ACES with Blender, but i am running into a wall: I got my OCIO config and Blender is in ACES, no problem. But obviously all the texture color spaces in my existing asset ...
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why does the face become weird or invisible when the color is changed?

I'm just learning Blender. I want to color some parts of the car that I have made. but when i change the assign to a new color the face of the object becomes weird and sometimes becomes invisible. ...
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Compositor: Mix a sRGB picture (standard profile) with a Filmic EXR file

For a project I designed using blender + Krita this tile: I also, separately, designed a laser: However, I want to use the more saturated tile version, and put on top the laser. So I saved the laser ...
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Change the material (color) every frame in Python [duplicate]

I have a very simple question. Is it possible to change the material (i.e. color) of a body or face at each frame in Blender? Would it be possible to do it through Python?
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How to change color wheel size

I am trying to make a new material but I have trouble picking colors due to the color wheel size. Is there a way to increase the size of the color wheel?
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How to change face colors of a stl figure through python at each frame

I would like to change the position and orientation of a stl body (tibcomp), as well as change the color of faces of that stl body (different colors for each frame and face) at each frame, from python ...
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Change color of faces from stl figures

I am new in Blender. I would like to change the color of faces of two stl meshes (femcomp and tibcomp). At the end, I want to assign colors as a function of values coming from a csv file. However, I ...
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Subsurface color not showing [duplicate]

Hi, so I’ve been trying to tweak the color of a texture applied object by adjusting the subsurface color seen in the picture but it’s not changing anything, can someone help me with this? Thank you! ...
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How to disable ACES?

When I created a system variable OCIO with a path to aces 1.2 my Display Device changed to ACES by default and I can't choose the old sRGB with Filmic. How to disable ACES and switch to sRGB or vice ...
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How to remove scene world colour completely?

I've been struggling to remove this pink overlay, I'm not sure what I've clicked for it to be this way and I've tried everything, Please help.
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Images as Plane with Principled Shader should be less influenced by the environment. Combine with Emission Node?

I have a person who was filmed behind a green screen and cut out. Now I have inserted them into my scene using "Images as Plane", but I have a problem: I want to be able to determine how ...
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MixRGB vs math performance for single/greyscale values

I would like to know if MixRGB still calculates the three color channels if the input is a number or grayscale value. I am aware the result is the same either way but, this matters for simplifying and ...
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Why the baked normal‘s color looks different when it's color space assigned as non-color?

Why the baked normal‘s color looks different when it's color space assigned as non-color, and it is identical in sRGB space. It seems like been appilied a 0.454? gamma curve onto it when the color ...
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What color space should I use for combined PBR maps?

I have an RGB texture each channel of which contains a grayscale 8-bit PBR map (metallic, roughness, etc.). However I am not sure what color space I should use for it. Switching from sRGB to Non-Color ...
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Could I use the crypotmatte information of a rendered image outside the blender application?

I am working on a arch viz project where I need to change the hue of certain mesh(furniture) in rendered images. I came across cryptomatte which will be useful to edit the color values of the need ...
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The colors of my object are washed out

I've been working on a 3d model, and I'm currently on texturing. During the process, my colors don't turn out well. and the UV editing colors should look like this Ive tried changing the material ...
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Color Problem in Render

I've searched for countless hours for a fix to this problem. The thing is: 1- I have a design with #F8F7FD on the Background and I'll need to put some 3D on top of that. 2- In blender, I have a scene ...
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Which format for saving transparency from bloom and respecting colors (tried PNG/TGA/TIFF/EXR)

TL;DR: How can I properly save a picture with semi-transparent "emit" pixels coming from a bloom? I understand that .PNG can't handle that, but I'd expect TIFF/Targa/.EXR to handle it ...
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Why does Blender output noise even when rendering only flat colors?

Here's an image of a red plane I rendered using Eevee, along with its material nodes. The color-management sequencer is set to Non-Color, the sample count is set to 1024, and no other special ...
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Color differences driving me mad?

So I've been struggling with color discrepancies between Blender and other softwares, or just Windows. When I export my render as a .png file and view it within Windows, the colors appear desaturated ...
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In Blender 2.92.0 How do I prevent blender from darkening the brush/paint bucket color?

The color picker is amber #DE9768 and starting from white #FFFFFF the paint bucket fills with a burnt orange #BA4F23. So I detached the texture node from the Principled BSDF and input directly #DE9768 ...
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blender color management and compositing problem

i have a question about color management in fusion: what should I do if I have a blender render in exr, and I want to blend that with stock footage and pngs in srgb color space? i know I should ...
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ColorRamp outputing unsollicited color variations despite using constant mode

I'm using ColorRamp to limit the colors of my render to only a couple of colors. In the outputted image, there are still slight variations of the colors set in the ramp and I can't get them to stop ...
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Background Color Mixing With Colors In Layers

I have been using a colored background behind my drawing but now that I'm adding color to it, I'm assuming the color I'm using is being affected by the background since it is coming out differently. ...
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Why are the colors of the svg desaturated in Eevee?

I imported an svg (man illustration) and a png(lamp) from inkscape in blender. And then I rendered it. This is rendered using cycles This is rendered using Evee The colors in the cycles are accurate ...
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Why is there a color difference between cycles and Evee in grease pencil? [duplicate]

I imported an svg (man illustration) and a png(lamp) from inkscape in blender. And then I rendered it. This is rendered using cycles This is rendered using Evee The colors in the cycles are accurate ...
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Render result colours not matching the saved image/video colours

With blender 2.92 I have rendered an image and a video that came out perfectly in the Render Result window but when I save it, blender apply some kind of light filmic filter to it. I have tried a lot ...
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How can I set vertex color values accurately?

I'm using blender 2.79 and I try to modify some vertex colors using a script. When I try: ...
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Imported Image looks weird

My problem is that when I import an image in blender the colors are weird. They don't look the same compared to the original image. If anyone has a solution please tell me. Original Image Blender ...
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Compositor Blows out Image

I am exporting into half EXR's with ACES_cg (would full help?) But as you see in the second image the compositor output is blown out. But when I take a look at the EXR it is not blown out but still ...
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Looking for a more gentle Brightness/Contrast algorithm than the native node

I am trying to put together a brightness/contrast node group. I am aware of the one in Blender, but the algorithm is lacking in my opinion. Here's an example: Here's an adjustment made in Photoshop: ...
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Color changes drastically after eevee render

this might be a beginner question but i can't seem to understand why my colour ends up differently after rendering the image on eevee. Here is the viewport display of my setup: image 1: Red ...
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Colour cannot be applied in material mode [duplicate]

Whenever I change the object from solid mode to material mode to apply colour I am facing issues: The outline of the object I created vanishes completely. It shows an orange outline only. [ When I ...
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Filmic Log: How to render a texture to appear identical to the input image? [duplicate]

EDIT: I know this is a hack. The thing is why this hack works in Compositor and not as a texture? I ran into an issue when editing OpenColorIO config file and I don't know if this is a bug or I ...
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What Transformations are calculated exactly for the sRGB Display Device in Blender's Color Management?

I'm wondering what transformations are calculated exactly in Blender's "Color Management" if I set "Display Device" to "sRGB" and "View Transform" to "...
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Python outputs different colors from GUI

I wrote a Python script to automate my rendering workflow (run from command line with --background). The problem is that the resulting colors are different from the desired colors that are rendered in ...
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How to build a six Colorchannel Grayscale Controler in the Compositor (Similar to Photoshop and alike)?

I try to recreate a Color to Black and White converter for the compositor that can handle six color channels, similar to those ones in Photoshop or Affinity. By now, i recreated the standard "RGB ...
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Why is my 2D animation grey in video editing tab?

This is how my animation actually looks like: But when I add the scene strip in the video editing tab, it's grey, this is how it looks like: And when I render it: Why is this happening?
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Why are the colors from color ramps dimmer than what you pick?

If I input a color in a color ramp, and set the ramp to constant, the colors do not come out exactly like the input. They are grayer/darker. Example: On my color ramp, the yellow input is "#...
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"separate hsv"-node is giving a wrong output

I have a color with a value of 1 and a saturation of 0.3. But if i connect them to a Separate HSV node, the output for the Saturation is 0.54, and it changes if i change the value. Can someone explain ...

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