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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How to make old nostalgic looking sky in blender?

I want to make an old nostalgic looking sky that represents the 90s or 80s or even the early 2000s, you know the exactly like images from an old photo album, I want to make something like this
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Fire disappears in cycles render

I've been trying to render a flame in blender 2.8. It appears fine in my viewport. However, the flame disappears when the rendering is complete and everything turns black. Can someone tell me what's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 crashes when I use volume absorption

I recently began using Blender. I was attempting to add volume absorption to a transparent material, however when I did, Blender stopped responding and crashed. It only crashes when I try to render ...
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Light Presets .exr

I would like to install light presets for Blender to automate my lightning in my scenes. I have some .exr files (from Greyscalegorilla) but I don't know how to do it on Blender to make it work. Can ...
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Can shadow terminator offset be implemented using an osl script?

From blender 2.9 there is Shadow terminator offset which hides the shadow artifacts in low poly meshes. I want to know the algorithm of this property, and know whether it's possible to implement the ...
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Anisotropic shader not working with new file

so I tried following this (somewhat dated) tutorial to create an anisotropic material. Unfortunately no matter what I do, the objects don't look anisotropic at all. Here's my attempt at following the ...
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Panoramic render not working

I'm trying to create a HDRI picture of the moon to use for a Fusion 360 render (so it has to have a 2:1 aspect ratio). I've followed several tutorials, but no matter what I do, I'm just not getting a ...
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Z buffer read from exr file is all ones

I render RGB images and their depth maps as well for a series of frames (using cycles). Specifically, I need not a B/W depth png/jpg image, rather the actual depth values itself, which I can later ...
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FBX file shows up in object & render but not the final Render. How can i get it to show up?

I've been working with a Freelancer who works with 3ds Max. He has been able to model and export the object as a FBX and OBJ file that both successfully open into blender. However, when rendering the ...
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Why is `Alpha Over` compositor no longer blending values between 0 and 1

I have the following compositor nodes, that are supposed to add a white background behind my transparent render layer (using setting Render Properties -> ...
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3d objects that disappear in my scene when rendering using cycles

I'm creating a small scene, which is my bedroom, and following is the problem i'm facing This bed that shows in preview mode just disappears in cycle render Only the feet remain. These two objects ...
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How to modify material node tree in order to get realistic craters

Good morning, I' m trying to reproduce the surface of an asteroid. The result I obtained is quite good, the only problem is that I've created the craters thanks to a Voronoi texture and as can be seen ...
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Why is my rendering in cycles NOT grainy at all?

I'm following Blender Guru's doughnut tutorial and have the rendering engine to cycles. At first, the render was grainy, as it should be. I stepped away from the computer for a while to wait as it ...
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Real Translucency (NOT Transparency or SSS) in Principled Material Setup

I'm trying to create an effect where a creature has a part of its body that's really thin and translucent, and the blurry silhouettes of the bones can be seen inside it when light is behind it. In ...
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cycles renders dark

I am having a problem with cycles renderning almost totally dark. I have Blender 2.83 and 2.9 and have the same issue in both. I render the scene in Evee and it works great and when I switch to Cycles ...
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Why there is this wired “black” in my transparent material as distance is far [duplicate]

I've imported this word with bounch of flowers. I've thecked the materal, the UV and it looks fine. But somehow, there is this wired "black". And this black even shows up when there is only ...

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