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Displacement node resulting in weird shapes

I am trying to use a height map and the new displacement node to create displacement, but the displacement node is creating very weird shapes and is not displacing properly. This screenshot shows a ...
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Get same bump from a photo to a model

I've been tinkering with this for a while but can't seem to find a good answer to my problem. I need to recreate the Activity Center from Fisher Price photo-realistically and I'm not sure how to go ...
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How to add a embossed/debossed logo to a curved surface?

I’m really having a hard time trying to emboss or deboss a logo / typography on a shape other than a flat plane. For example trying to get a logo on a curved bottle. I already asked something similar ...
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Can I turn a procedural displacement into geometry?

I was following this tutorial to create procedural rocks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFsVzDXYOKw It gives some really nice results (that I admittedly don't fully understand), the only problem is ...
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Problem with displacement mapping

I wanted to model a pyramid with a tiled panel look using blender 2.8. I don't want to use the displacement modifier, only the displacement mapping from the renderer. So, I unwrapped my pyramid using ...
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What's happening with vector displacement 2.79b?

pretty quick question. I use the vector displacement node in order to add greebling to models. The latest version of 2.79b doesn't have that node, which seems to be why sheepit render farm is ...
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Generated texture coordinate in Cycles 2.8 not taking Displace modifier into account

Trying to do a landscape using noise textures i noticed that the generated coordinates from the 'Texture Coordinate' node ignores the Displace modifier from the modifier stack when working in Cycles, ...
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Why does my other softwrare exported heightmap displace my mesh so much in Blender?

I created this with world machine and imported it into blender via a .tif heightmap and applied it to a subdivided plane with displacement. But the scale is wrong! It seems that every value I have is ...
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Paint segments on spaceships

I would like to create a segmented look of my spaceship with hatches and paneled armor segments. I have the outline of it already modeled, but I am lost how to create the segments. I don't want to ...
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Displacement Maps look pixelated in EEVEE

When I add a displacement map to a UVd object in EEVEE the details look pixelated (although they look good in Cycles). In EEVEE I have tried using subdivision surface modifiers and disabling half-...
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How do I displace a group of objects by a specified amount

Id like to move an arrangement of spheres by a specified amount in all three dimensions. Any clues how? Thanks!
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Is it possible to bake vector displacement maps from a sculpted object?

I'd like to achieve the same thing as this video tutorial shows with Mudbox + Maya + Redshift, baking a high poly sculpt onto a plane. I'm not looking for regular displacement as it only moves ...
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How to create solid height field from image?

I want to simulate caustics generated by free form lens using Blender and Lux Core Render as a geometric optical simulator. I know how to create height field surface from a gray scale image using ...
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Blender True displacement option not available

I tried to turn on true displacement, so I turned on experimental features but when I go to the object settings, where the displacement options are, there isn't anything there: As you can see, I have ...
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Creating a create tilable displacement map

What would be the ideal way in order to achieve a shape like the model provided, using this sample displacement map? I plan on using multiple tilable patterns to create models to 3D print, what would ...
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Cycles displacement material wrong uv mapping

I managed to get uv mapping to get pseudo-randomly change on each object having the material. I've based the randomness on the Object Info random output, and get the uv to be rotated, shifted and ...
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Displacement doing wierd stuff

So i want to apply displacement map but then this happene. Any ideas? https://imgur.com/a/eq7asoB
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Is it possible to use height maps from substance designer in Blender and how?

I've been learning Substance Designer for a short while. The thing which I noticed is that all those impressive materials we see on ArtStation are based on SD's height system, which uses tessellation ...
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Help me understand Renderers, especially in 2.8

I was struggling to follow a 2.79 online tuts in 2.8 until I found this thread 2.8 Adaptive Subdivision So now I see that Adaptive Subdivision and MicroDisplacement are part of the Cycles ...
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Zbrush Vector Displacement Maps

I'm trying to wrangle a vector displacement map from Zbrush into Blender but nothing seems to make it render properly. Instead it comes out mangled. Zbrush includes a helpful diagnostic model and map ...
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trouble baking displacment map

in trying to bake a high poly sculpt displacment map onto a low poly base mesh, and not having much success, there seems to be not alot of info out there on this particular subject (from what ive seen ...
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How do I get more control with Displace modifier mesh and subdivision surface?

I want to create 3d wall panel with deformer displacement modifier smooth with subdivision modifier but when i use it all my mesh is broken like porridge. I need a flat bottom and the upper part ...
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Baking displacement map: Base mesh is included in the highres output

How can i get ride of all those quads so only the white mark shows up? Step to reproduce Create sphere as base Duplicate base as hd and add x3 subdivision modifier then apply Sculpt some details on ...
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Displacement Stretched

I have a simple displacement setup as follows: When I apply this same material to two differently sized objects, the displacement seems stretched on the larger object: Scale has been applied (Ctrl+A)...
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Colour banding in displacement texture causing stepping

I recently found a website called Texture Haven, which has a bunch of free, high res textures. I downloaded the cobblestone no.7, I added it into blender using the node wranglers auto fill tool for ...
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2.79 Multiple displace mods with different uv-maps and textures

I have a model of a glass. I want to create three different displacements: one along the rim one in the middle one at the bottom. I nearly succeeded there - I assigned a new material to, say, the ...
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More detiles in displacement of texture

I want to displace a a symbol on this cube but in order to make it look good I need to add a lot of subdivison. I want this symbol to be a part of geometry since it will be used for 3d printing. Do ...
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Vector Displacement from Zbrush to Blender

How do I get Blender to render a vector displacement map from Zbrush properly? I have rendered the diagnostic scene from Zbrush, but none of them are accurate enough to be useful. I am running ...
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object/mesh displacement in OSL script

I am trying to use an OSL shader to displace the verticies in a fish model to make the fish appear as though it is moving. This should be doable using a vertex shader, but I am new to blender and am ...
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How can I melt an object and displace it horizontally?

I would like to melt an object that is inside an other object and displace it horizontally. It should simulate liquid wax being ejected from a solid wax cube so it cannot be completely liquid and ...
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Parallax-like texture depth in Cycles

I have a texture that I want to give an actual depth. However, I dont want to use Displacement because it requires very high polygon count to work properly and it slows down render times which is ...
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Problem after using diplace modifer

I used displace modifier to give some uneven effect. and after that my modeling looks like crashed (or though, I tried to follow the instruction on utube, I might have made mistakes;) so I searched ...
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Is there a way to change the phase of a wood texture?

Is there a way to change the phase of the wood texture that is used for a Displacement Modifier?
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Fiber like/Neurons Structure Mesh or surface (VFX) in Blender

I'm researching how to achieve and effect like in provided image. Please help me out to figure out how to setup procedural 3d texture for displacement or shall I use another technique?
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Render and displacement for object troubles

I have a question about adding a displacement parameter for object. I've found some topics here (like this), but when I'm making something like that, it looks not what I want. (Render engine - Cycles) ...
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How to connect these faces smoothly (if possible)

I want to make a cliff scene like this in Blender: So in order to do that, I'm trying to connect these two faces together (each one is a plane and has a displace and a subdivision surface modifier) ...
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Material displacement looks slanted to one side in Blender 2.8

I've used MicroDisplacement before in 2.79 and all worked fine. Now, I have this problem, that all my displacements get slanted like this (see image). I am actually following a tutorial for Blender 2....
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Displacement with a stopping object

Ok guys. I have a question I hope you can help me with. I will use the image below to illustrate what I want. I want to use Displacement on the man (I like the blobby effect it makes, and thats the ...
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World map as displacement map on a sphere distorted

I am trying to use an image of a world map as a displacement map for a sphere. Later I want to export the mesh for 3D printing, with the continents looking like engraved into a sphere. I am new to ...
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True displacement in EEVEE?

I have a Blender 2.8 scene with animated true displacement. It is created using material nodes and works fine in Cycles. However, EEVEE doesn't displace my meshes truly, only normals are changed. Is ...
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Make particles follow true (material) displacement

I'm experimenting with some procedural surfaces and I have a particle system on it. The problem is that, even though I'm using material displacement, the particles lie flat on the mesh. Is there a ...
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Displacement node not working with complex mesh

I'm trying to make displacement to a mountain. I could put displacement modifier that would work just fine but I want displacement just some parts of the mountain and I can't get it right with that ...
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Emulate cad-blocks in Blender

Let's say I want to have multiple identical copies of the same object (e.g. a piece of furniture modelled as a mesh) within a blend-file. But I want those copies to be connected in such a way that ...
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black displacement artifacts using micro-displacement and adaptive subdivision

I am currently using micro-displacement along side with adaptive subdivision. However I have stumble upon a weird artifact. As you can see there are some black pixelated artifacts along side the ...
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Displacement node doesn't show up on mesh correctly

After looking online the past hour, I decided to make a post here. I am having trouble where the displacement in my render view is extremely different than the one in the material view. After looking ...
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Displacement for cube

It sounded so simple to use displacement for a cube, but I found there were a lot of question about that. I would like to model a cube with imperfect edges. So I made a base model like this: It had ...
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Displace modifier using an Image Texture on a Grid Mesh

I am trying to apply a displacement to a grid mesh for a Lithophane and a cookie cutter. I create an image Texture, add a Grid mesh and apply a Displace modifier. Unfortunately the displacement is ...
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Easy way to carve out displacement from Plane

I am trying to trim all of the vertices or faces off around my displacement, which I applied to a plane. The vertices on the plane are not at 0, so even though they look flat around the main image ...
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Displacing a grid of objects

I would like to displace a grid of objects based on a black-and-white image. This seems simple, but I need a path to making this happen. Original example at the top, general output below. Thank you.