Questions tagged [eevee-render-engine]

GPU based realtime engine for the viewport implemented for Blender version 2.8, using Industry standard PBR (Physically Based Rendering).

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EEVEE and Cycles render lighting differences

I get different lightning render with the same scene camera setup. Cycles render (both experimental and supported feature set) gets weaker lightning and needs more energy. How can I get the same ...
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How to make mesh lights work in Blender Eevee?

The closest I can get to making mesh lights affect their environment in Blender Eevee is giving them an Emission material and turning on "Bloom". But this isn't emitting proper light, it just looks ...
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Objects, shadows and reflections not rendering in EEVEE

I started to work with EEVEE short time ago and I was amazed by the capabilities of this engine. However, I noticed something strange when I was rendering some tests. Some objects/reflections/shadows ...
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Using “Material Preview” HDRI in Renders - Blender 2.81

I know that I can use default HDRI maps in Rendered mode in Blender right now, but the problem is when I wan to render the image by F12 (or render movie), my settings are changed to use "scene world". ...
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Why doesn't Volumetric follow the shape of Mesh in Eevee?

So I was in the middle of making a ball-shaped smoke, but the volumetric effect didn't work following the basic shape. It remains cube in Eevee Blender 2.8; while in Cycle it works, but in Cycle it ...
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How does EEVEE work?

We all know what Cycles is, at least to a first approximation: Cycles is a path tracing engine [...] Specifically, cycles is a "backwards" path tracer, which means that it traces light rays ...
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How to tile textures in Cycles?

I just recently got into the nodes system, my knowledge on the subject is limited. I can't seem to find out how to tile textures using my current node setup, because it doesn't tile the them on its ...
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What is LookDev/Material Preview mode for in 2.8?

I am struggling to understand what is LookDev/Material Preview mode for and how do I render an image which I see in this mode into a picture or video. I tweaked my material to look how I want in ...
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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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Particles in render not matching preview (Blender 2.8)

I have implemented two identical particle emitters back to back so that i get a looping animation depicting low-poly smoke. I use a blend texture to resize the particles as they go through their life. ...
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How do the new light probes in Eevee work?

I've been experimenting with Blender's new Eevee engine over the past couple of days and, so far, have failed to get the realistic results I'm aiming for. I've seen some online tutorials and articles ...
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Screen Space Reflections in EEVEE

I am struggling with understanding screen space reflections in EEVEE. I am aware of the excellent answer to this question, however, this only talks about when an object is off screen entirely. Maybe ...
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Sun object not moving when Rendering Animation

I've problem Rendering sun rotation animation. Steps to reproduce: Create the sun object Set 1st keyframe Select keyframe Rotate sun object using the handle "I" > Select Rotation Set 10th keyframe (...
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What's the purpose of the EEVEE rendering engine?

Is it an alternative to Cycles, or just for the 3D viewport?
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Will EEVEE eliminate the need for cycles and rendering? [closed]

So I have been seeing a lot lately about EEVEE, and even though it is in early development it still seems really powerful. What I'm interested in is will it just eliminate the need for having cycles ...
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Eevee shadow problem

Recently I downloaded blender 2.8 for the new real-time render engine, but then I found out that the shadow in the eevee is really unexpected. Just like shown above, the quality of the shadow is bad ...
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Alpha Channel in Eevee?

Apologies in advance for the Eevee question... but!...now that the releases are getting more stable, I'm messing around with it and wondering if anyone has gotten an alpha channel/transparency mix ...
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Can't see a glass object through another glass object in Eevee

I was just testing Eevee and found that you cannot view a glass object through another glass. Is there any workaround? It works fine only If I rotate the glass window or put my camera to the back side ...
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Does transparency work in eevee

I have been trying to create a transparent lens using the eevee rendering engine in 2.8 but the transparency slider has no effect. Has this feature not been implemented yet? I've looked all over the ...
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Portal effect in EEVEE?

So I'm trying to make a portal effect for an animation, and unfortunately the only way i know of for doing this effect is by using layers and the compositor in 2.79, which were replaced with the ...
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How do I fade in/out an object in Blender 2.8 Eevee?

I'm kinda new to using Blender Eevee. I used to use Cycles, but that took too long to render. I'm doing a text animation with a video in the background, and I want the text to fade in and fade out. ...
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How to render from Eevee in Blender 2.8?

I have the Blender 2.8 version from the 21st Sep 2018 I was looking forward to render a test sequence but cannot find a render button anywhere? Does anyone know where to find it?
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How can i render the reflections i see in the Look Dev viewport in Blender 2.8

i'm finding blender 2.8 confusing and i'm relatively new to blender in general anyway. While looking at my model in the Look Dev view port i can see reflections. However, when i render my scene in ...
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In 2.8, Blender crashes while rendering trees

I'm trying to render a scene and in both render engines it crashes right before it would start making the image. I thought trees were the issue so i tested the render without them, but it crashed ...
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Will it soon be possible to render an Eevee animation in realtime (2.8 Beta)?

What I tried: Most available tutorials Some render / file format settings The result: A 2 minutes long animation that plays fine in realtime takes a day or two to render on a GTX 1080. There's no ...
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How to hide object but keep shadow in EEVEE?

This is very easy to do in Cycles, just have to click on the camera checkbox. I cant figure out how to do this in EEVEE. Any help would be appreciated.
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How can I get HDRI shadows in an Eevee scene? [duplicate]

I'm currently testing Eevee. Seems so promising ! Here, i'm trying to make my Eevee render the closest I can to my previous render Cycles of the same scene. This scene do not have any lights but an ...
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EEVEE seem not to benefit from multiple GPUs for rendering

Recently I have built a new workstation PC with dual GTX 1080 Ti. I know that in Cycles, each GPU renders 1 tile but I'm not sure about EEVEE. I tested it and it seems that even if I have checked both ...
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Animating Dynamic Paint with noise texture

so I'm trying to recreate this effect https://twitter.com/Erisdraw3D/status/1056931358185086976 and I've gotten as far as having the white area around a rock, but I've been struggling with animating ...
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Can you render using the CPU with Eevee

Is there a way to render things in eevee using the CPU or is it just a GPU render engine?
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EEVEE Glass Shader

I am in rendered view in the viewport and my glass shader isn't working correctly. I remember a couple months ago I was making glass for a ship and these settings are the only thing I had to mess ...
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Blender 2.8 EEVEE render out viewport like old openGL render

In the older versions of blender 2.8 it used to be possible (I did it once and I saw videos of people doing it) to render out the viewport (I think it was with an OpenGL render option), in rendered ...
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Image Planes in Eevee Appearing at Incorrect Depths [duplicate]

I'm not certain if this is a bug or if this is just how Eevee works, but images I import as planes are acting very strangely. I'm trying to make a mock-up room using them, but in the Eevee engine ...
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EEVEE ignores light-emission outside of the camera frame

Screen Space Refraction = on Motion Blur = on Refraction = off (when I turned it on, the raytraced light dissapeared completely) All Materials are based on Principled BDSF All Materials are set to ...
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Rendering and lighting issues in blender eevee under linux

I am experiencing some weird lighting And rendering issues on blender under Linux. This is what I get on Linux: And this is what I am supposed to get: My OS is Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon with Linux ...
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Creating fractals (mandelbrot set) using math nodes [duplicate]

I'm new to blender and I use hp elitebook 9470m which has i5 processor, recently I tried to make fractals on a single plane using script node which is basically only available in cycles render engine(...
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Blender 2.8 - AWS EC2 command line EEVEE render

I have been trying to get this to work for a couple days now. I have an EC2 P2 instance with NVIDIA CUDA configured by default, its a Deep learning Ubuntu AMI. This OS does not have a GUI so ...
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How can I fix this jagged Shadows?

I already subdividied the surface, but still getting this raw shadows in between of the spheres. What can I do?
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Why Eevee doesn't illuminate more than 128 lights in a scene in real-time?

I don't know if it is a bug or a limitation of Eevee, but the bigger scenes actually needs more than 128 lights. Also, Eevee doesn't bake more than 64 irradiance volumes. If it is not a bug, is there ...
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Toolbar “Option” sign [closed]

Basically I'm using blender 2.8 as my current animation software. I was watching a tutorial, but I noticed that the "option" sign in the toolbar is not showing. How can I fix this? Is there another ...
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DirectX vs. OpenGL normal maps

I'm curious which type of normal map works better? DirectX or OpenGL normal maps? Which one to use for cycles and eevee?
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procedurally generated mold (fungus) using voronoi texture?

I have been trying to recreate a good looking procedural mold texture for a bit now. I have found the best approach to creating the actual round shape of the mold patches seen in the pic seem to be ...
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Where is the option 'Display>Only Render" in the latest 2.8 builds?

Blender 2.79 has the 'Display>Only Render' checkbox in the Properties panel. I am not able to find any such option in the latest Blender 2.8 builds for Eevee. Can someone tell where is it?
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My glass material isn't transparent in Eevee

When using Eevee, an object with a glass material (in this case: Principled BSDF, trasmission set to 1.0) doesn't seem like it can be looked through: it's completely opaque. See for instance the ...
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Does Blender 2.8 have a working import-export plugin for After Effects?

I know it's still in Alpha but having the ability to render quick visualizations in Evee with camera animation data would be an absolute game-changer in my production environment. Does anyone know ...
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Do nodes in EEVEE work the same as in Cycles?

I played a bit with nodes that I have a basic idea how they work but not much more than that, so I have to learn much more about it. I know Blender Render uses different nodes than Cycles. As of now ...
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Simulating a 40W Light Bulb

Let's say I have a light bulb at home that I want to add as a light source. Specs: 40W incandescent light bulb 5cm in diameter Color temperature of 2700 kelvin What values should I enter into ...
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Blender 2.8 - Object index pass in Eevee

I need to isolate filters on some objects in the compositor and Blender 2.8 does not have the options to setup object/material passes in the View Layers. Is there anyway to achieve this in Blender 2.8 ...
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Plane-object displayed in background while beeing in front (Eevee Viewport)

Some plane-objects are beeing displayed in the background while beeing in front. Is this a bug or am i missing somehting Eevee-specific? All the plane objects were joined while uv-projecting from ...
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Blender EEVEE not rendering smoke simulation

For some reason the EEVEE viewport is actually rendering the smoke simulation, however, on the actual render, it does not seem to render it at all as if it's excluding it. I have checked Volumetrics ...