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Planet rings transparency goes wrong

I am doing solar system, and maybe it's because the scale and distances are big, but do you guys know how to do the rings so they are just transparent and not bending the light of an object, so it ...
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Animated difference boolean with displacement texture - Empty mesh error 2.8

I am new to Blender,and I got a problem with animating boolean object with displacement texture. In some frames it works, it cut the inside of the object and in some frames object is empty. No matter ...
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Applying different colors to multiple displacement maps

I have combined two black and white displacement maps (one for terrain and one for buildings) with a MixRGB Node in the material editor and but the output of the MixRGB to the displacment input of the ...
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Baking a displacement map with Blender 2.8 and Cycles?

I want to achieve a greyscale displacement map, like this one: I have a model and another model which has been modified using a displacement modifier, now I want to bake that displacement into the uv ...
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Blender 2.80 displacement texture bug(?)

I thought I better seek help from others to make sure I'm not making a user error here before placing a bug report. In using greyscale displacement maps (textures) in blender 2.80 I've noticed ...
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How can I convert this into displacement map

This wheel takes big memory.here
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Parallax-like texture depth in Cycles [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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My Blender appears to be missing features

While following Blender Guru's rope tutorial, I found that my nodes are different than his. Among other things, I don't have an input slot called "displacement". In reading through what I could find ...
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How to best create a “hand print” on a rigged model using said rigged model

I am trying to make a character touch part of their own body, and in turn make that part of the body conform to the shape of the hand (as skin does when you poke at it). So far I have tried to use ...
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Why does displacement modifier produce a different (and unwanted) result when applied to a selected plane in a 3d object?

I am trying to model 3d blocks of terrain by adding topography to the upper face of a block diagram.
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How to use normal displacement instead of vector displacement in shader editor (2.8)

I am creating a material in 2.8, and am using real displacement in the shader, but how do I use normal displacement, rather than vector? The reason is that when I use a black/white heightmap, the ...
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2.8 Adaptive Subdivision

How can I enable adaptive subdivision in Blender 2.8? I have a noise texture plugged into the displacement output for a material, with the displacement method set to Displacement Only. There is no "...
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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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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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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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Applying a displaced texture to a complex object

I'm referring to the displacement modifier in Blender Render in this case because I want this 3D printed. It's purpose is to mask the layer lines produced from an FDM machine. I'm trying to add a ...
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Avoid rerendering noise texture on every frame of an animation

I'm creating an animation in which I've used noise texture with displacement modifier for the bumps and roughness of the ground. It looks pretty good, but for some reason the texture on the ground is ...
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Is it possible to bake dynamic paint waves simulation as a black and white displacement map texture?

I am working with the dynamic paint waves function to simulate ripples along the surface of a sphere. I was wondering if it is possible to bake the deformation into a black and white displacement map ...
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generated texture displacement adds a line to the displacement

I'm trying to add displacement to an object via generated textures in cycles. For some reason it adds this line across my objects. If I view the texture on the surface it looks fine (see 2nd ...
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blender displacement working wrong im trying to make heightmap from terrain

1) i added plane and divide it 8x8 grid. 2) i just pull up most middle four vertex to test result. 3) i created new image 9x9 pixel at UV/Image Editor 4) When Top Ortho , i unwrap it with ( Project ...