Questions tagged [cycles-render-engine]

Cycles is a ray tracing render engine that can be used to achieve photo realistic results in Blender. It was introduced officially in 2.61. Use this tag for any Cycles related posts.

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Paralax mapping in Cycles

So I have some textures from a minecraft resource pack: One normal map: And one Specular and parallax map, I think: Do you guys know what could be the right node setup tp make this work? My current ...
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High resolution Output for Blender 2.8 [duplicate]

I need some advice for the output settings in Blender 2.8... When I render an image with 2000px x 2000px the output has the resolution of 72x72. Now when I render the same image with 3000px x 3000px ...
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When rendering animation, the render freezes midway through the animation

I am working on a Blender animated short film, and have very recently started encountering a problem in which the render freezes on a specific frame midway through the animation. When I would check ...
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Animation: Getting Different Image Look in Each Frame [duplicate]

When rendering an animation with multiple frames of the same image, I am getting different results in each frame! Please see my rendered images in the following link for clarification: Animation Issue
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Clipping Bubble?

I was wondering if it is possible to use geometry as a view clipping boundary? For example, could I use a sphere to clip the boundary of other geometry, which would then auto-update as I move the ...
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Images Look Different in Each Frame!

When rendering an animation with multiple frames of the same image, I am getting different results in each frame! Please see my rendered images in the following link for clarification: Animation ...
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How to create a peppermint candy swirl material?

What I want: What I achieved so far: The tutorial I'm following: https://youtu.be/dDXw28BHkv4?t=286 Where I'm stuck: Adding the tangent node doesn't result in the spiral effect as shown in the ...
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Particles generated by fluid sim flickering when rendered

Generated foam, spray and bubbles using fluid sim in Blender 2.90 and also tried with 2.91 Alpha. Using default fluid settings and 256 Resolution Divisions. All cached with VDB, no compression at '...
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How to make physically accurate silver in Cycles?

I need extremely accurate representation of real world silver in my curren project. We can approximate "close enought" in cycles, but this time i need it to be accurate. Other commercial rendering ...
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viewport denoising does system crash on Blender 2.9

My machine is crashing using Cycles viewport denoising and GPU acc. activativated. Andy reading or solution? graphics card: RTX 2080Super
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Cycles baked texture is much darker

Im trying to rebake texture from 1 uv to another. For some reason cycles decided to make textures darker then initial image(i baked it before in this same file and it was fine). Bake set to diffuse ...
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Optix rendering appears to actually be doing CUDA instead of Optix

Optix rendering appears to actually be doing CUDA instead of Optix. I selected Optix, but it takes the same amount of time to render as when I select CUDA. I have updated my Nvidia driver to version ...
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How to remove light bounce / reflection from objects?

Hi there. I'm creating a scene with many images tacked up onto the wall. I use 'Images as Plane' to import these images and add a solidify modifier to give it some thickness. It is rendered on cycles. ...
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Object behind transparent wavy foil/glass has dark spots

This is a similar question to How to illuminate the darkness inside glass objects in Cycles? however, the answers there didn't solve my problem. I have an object that is wrapped in an uneven thin foil ...
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how to separate two material window? [duplicate]

Hey there I'm using Blender version 2.90.and I wanna se two windows.For example:How to see 2 images one of rendered and other of material. Here's are some screenshot that I wanna show you.
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Surface shown in Eevee but not in Cycles

I'm trying to model a cylinder (basket) on top of a wooden surface. For the material I use an emission shader with a picture image. Here's how the bowl material is set: (The wooden surface is similar,...
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Why does Blender 2.8.1 keep crash when i select CUDA and I'm not even in rendered view?

I am a beginner for blender. It has been working perfectly fine until yesterday, it suddenly started crashing when I select CUDA for rendering. I have even tried being in solid view so it isn't even ...
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Blender Cycles rendering with GPU freezes (2.90) can someone point me to a guy who actually knows what the errors mean

Hi i have 2 rtx 2080ti and this issue has been going on for over a month. the cycles render engine pops up with an "illegal cuda error message" or sometimes it doesn't even mention the error ...
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Updated my drivers on my RX5700XT and now blender 1.83 crashes every time I render with cycles

So some of my games I was playing were messing up and it started to get annoying. So I updated my drivers on my GPU to 20.8.3 but now that I have those, blender refuses to render in cycles, it just ...
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Highlight compression (Blender/Cycles)

Does anyone have a smooth way of highlight compression in the Blender/Cycles settings, or in Compositor? The only compressor i have found so far is the Tonemap-Node in Compositor, and i find its ...
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My object looks black rather than transparent

How to obtain a perfectly transparent rendering? My object is composed of black material on the rendering that I would not like. Can I work on the light path in order to get a more transparent ...
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Trying to recreate an effect that envolves emission and cant get it right at all

this is a picture of the effect I am doing The original work: https://instagram.com/p/BjFdQfEgthj/ I just can't seem to get the same glow like effect. I'm not sure if I am missing something with ...
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How do you loop FBX animations

I have a 39 frame walking cycle from Mixamo and I want to keep looping it through but not where he keeps going back into his first position. I am very new to character animation in Blender so I really ...
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Cycles rendering mode crashes the entire program AMD OpenCL

I never had this problem before, I recently came back to Blender and I'm doing the Donut series by Andrew Price, everything was working fine and I got midway but from one day to another, the entire ...
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“Denoising” checkbox missing in Blender 2.9 [duplicate]

In Blender 2.8+, I used to check the "Denoising" checkbox in the View Layer Properties when using Cycles rendering engine but after installing Blender 2.9, I can't find this item anymore: ...
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Is pooling vram with Nvidia NV-Link actually possible?

I'm trying to find out if pooling VRAM between multiple cards is actually possible--I've received conflicting information. In a recent chat with NVidia tech support about my Quadro RTX 5000, I was ...
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Anisotropic Shader and Denoising

So, I have a scene where I had 8-16 samples set and Denoising checked, which worked great for smooth metals in the scene. Now I added one piece of anisotropic metal and was confused why the anisotropy ...
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Denoise node causing object to turn black?

I have a log cabin scene, and the windows have a curtain object behind it that is see-through, and behind the curtain is an emission plane. I notice that when i render and use the denoise node in the ...
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How to create a scene for rendering?

I modeled some earrings and want to render them now. Any tips on how to achieve this type of scene (earrings laying on a fabric/cloth)? I've tried adding a cloth made in Marvelous Designer and made ...
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Does AMD CrossFireX matter for Blender? [closed]

Does AMD CrossFireX matter for Blender? Any advantage or disadvantage of using CrossFireX?
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Emission node in 2.81 not working iun Cycles

I've got an standard material on a cylinder outside windows which I am using to emit a texture for light - unfortunately the material seems to take the colour from the emission within the material as ...
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NO cycles in the render properties tab(Filter addons off)

There is no cycles render option in the render engine list , i had a look on another questions but there was mentioned to turn of filter addons but i already have done it , my cycles is enabled in the ...
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Does CUDA matter for Blender performance? [closed]

Does CUDA matter for Blender performance? What about CUDA and Cycles performance? What about CUDA and Eevee performance?
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Problem recreating black hole iridesium

I'm trying my hardest to follow this Iridesium tutorial, but every time I try to render it, it doesn't render the Emission Color nodes. Tutorial The Accretion Disk creation 5:03 The accretion disc ...
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Blender crashes when rendering cycles although using good settings

My specs: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) 2.5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2 GB Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB Here are the images of the setup for the render ...
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How to build a Shader for Anodized Aluminium

I have modelled this smart phone based on Iphone 6 reference images. The rendered image of the back of the phone looks like this: If I look at real life images of this "Iphone 6 Space Gray" I feel ...
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Duplicated object not showing in render

My issue is that my duplicated objects are not showing. I've tried everything, visibility options are on, turning all restriction toggles on and off, one by one, everything but I just couldn't make ...
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Colorimetry is not the same

I wanted to know if you know why the colorimetry of the image is not exactly the same when I save the image of the rendering, my settings in the save are however the Blender standards (RGBA, Color ...
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Smoke Domain Recolors Render

I am using Blender v2.79 Cycles and have tried computing with both GPU and CPU, the results are the same. (Edit): So there is the domain of the fire + smoke is overlaying a blue tint(the color of my ...
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Movie as a plane does not update every frame, only the first frame is rendered

I need to import videoclip as a plane on Blender. I tried with Blender (2.79, 2.83.5) versions. I can see movie on preview but not when render. When render with cycle engine, only first frame is ...
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Blender 2.9 instantly crashes when I try to render in Cycles

Blender 2.9 crashes instantly when I try to either render the viewport in cycles or when I try to render the scene in Cycles. My computer: Mac Pro early 2009 OSX 10.13.6 High Sierra 3.33ghz 6-core ...
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apply one textures to others

I'm modeled a a tree before some days and right now I'm trying to texture the leafs. Is it possible to just texture one of the hexagons as a leaf and to apply the texture of this one to the others ? ...
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Blender Visual Glitch

I'm not sure how to describe this, but it happened after killing the process of a blender texture baking. Now there are invisble or colored planes flowing through or from my mesh when I select it and ...
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Rendering (CPU+GPU) crash almost every time

I have a newly created .blend file (totally about 83 000 faces and 8 MB large) that crashes almost every time I Cycles-render with cpu+gpu. I have set it to 500 samples and 1920x1080@250% (i.e. not ...
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(Blender 2.9) Viewport Cycles render progress bar

Since I installed the latest version (2.9) and render with cycles in the viewport, the progress-bar at the top is no longer there. Is it moved/removed or where can I find it? Best regards Olle
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How do I colour a fluid simulation in Cycles based on velocity?

I want to assign a gradient to the water simulations I have. I want to do this by the velocity in the current voxel, so the fastest moving areas will be red and the slowest blue. How would this be ...
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How do I make the Cycles world background a vertical gradient?

Blender render has a nice vertical gradient for the background. I cannot find a vertical gradient background in the cycles render, only a horizontal gradient. How can I use a vertical gradient as the ...
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Blender doesn't use RAM, CPU, and GPU of PC

In the Blender Editor, it really lags (cycles and eevee). But it only uses Max. 15 % of CPU, Max. 10 % of RAM and 0 % of GPU. Why? It could be much faster. Please help
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Can a material be reflective, but not reflect a light source?

I want to have a reflective floor, but have it not reflect rays coming from a light. Using Blender 2.90, Cycles. I want the light to create glossy reflections on the other objects in the scene, so I ...
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Blender Cycles - Can't see Glass through Glass

I've run into a predicament with an archviz project. For some reason, I cannot see the light bulb shining through the glass encasement in a chandelier. The light bulb uses a fake glass material (with ...

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