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Making a completely transparent object a light source?

Down below is a rendered image of what I'm modelling (please excuse the fire flies). There is actually a RED spot light shining into the cube, and the refracted light shining into the cube is shined ...
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BUG? Particles offset from emitter when using object

I'm having an issue where the emitter particles are offset from the emitter geometry. This seems to be a problem that's happened to someone at least once before way back in 2013 here: https://www....
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Emission shader on large object is black in Cycles?

Starting with a new scene, I inserted a UV sphere with a 5028' radius (1 mile). In edit mode, I removed the bottom half making it a dome, then flipped the normals inside. Then I added an emission ...
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Grainy lights in Blender Cycles [duplicate]

I have this night scene and it's pretty clear that something is not right. The lights are strange, like muffled, making everything grainy. Does anyone have an idea that can fix this?
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the emission of the lamp isn't working at all

I am beginner in blender. according to my toturial (grant abbit) I have to create an emission lamp in my project.I did what he had said. (make emission white and assign it...) .but it didn't work....
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How do Power and Strenght values correlate?

When creating a non-light and giving it an emission shader, what values of "Strength" are equivalent to given values of "Power" in an area light? Not a duplicate of Understanding light power values. ...
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Make mesh faces emit volumetric light?

So, I've essentially got a character with a part of their body that emits light. I've created an emission map and hooked it into the principled BSDF's emission option. In a totally dark scene, these ...
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What should I connect with the Emission notch in the Principle PSDF (Blender 2.8)

I'm trying to use an Emission map in the Shader Editor. I added a texture and connected it to the Emission node and then with the principle BSDF, but the red line appeared showing that there's ...
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How to set the parameters of a texture present in the shader editor to the rhythm of music

I wish I could create a texture that comes alive by lighting up and distorting to the rhythm of a song of my choice; for example by connecting parameters relating to the scale, rotations or precisely ...
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Alpha Emission in Cycles

it's my first time posting :) I have a question about increasing the brightness emission of an alpha channel using the cycles renderer. I have tried different nodes (including the math node) to ...
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How to render emission materials in 3D viewport?

I'm a omplete beginner in blender I tried to do a 'low poly' volcano. Everything went well, for the lava I have a material, set on 'emission', that emits a glowing red. However, I can't make it ...
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Emission: Red glow while the object itself is white

I want to make something like this in Blender: So I created a Torus and I created two emission materials for it (one for the right side and one for the left side) with two different colors and ...
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Emission shader not working with OpenCL

When I try to render with CPU, the scene looks fine and my emission shaders work as expected. When I switch to GPU rendering, the emissions stop working. I really have no idea what might be causing ...
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Emitted Image not Showing up on Camera

I'm currently working on a scene with a projected image on one of the walls. I've gotten to the point where the imaged is being emitted, but when I check what it looks liked rendered or through the ...
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How to increase glare strength of just emission map?

I am trying to create a bloom effect around my emission map using the glare node in compositing. The problem is that my emission map isn't bright enough for this to work. I don't want to increase the ...
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How to generate spherical gradient volume [duplicate]

I have an object which represents an atom. I want to show a spherical gradient where the cloud is intense in the centre. It fades away to the edge. I tried emission but not getting the desired output....
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Emission light creates grainy and blurry shadow [duplicate]

I encountered a problem with emission light and shadow I get after rendering. Namely, I create the cell light as you can see in screenshot, and gave them emission material as light source. Also, I ...
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How to make light emitting colored particles appearing fully opaque?

I've lost my way to figure out how to make colored particles, emitting light, appearing fully opaque. The white particles seeems correct though. Both sources ("emittants") in stream have the same ...
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Images as emitters constantly come out dull. White emission not actually white. What am I doing wrong?

I have been using Blender for a while but keep hitting this problem that I don't understand. First of all, I don't understand why I white emission shader set to pure white is not actually white ...
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Any material randomly turning into emission in Cycles, in blender 2.8

The file I'm working on just glitched out. In Eevee, we can see what it is supposed to look like, but as soon as I switch to Cycles, every material seemingly turns into an emission shader material. ...
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How do I change strength of emission at Principled BSDF

I want to keep the settings except emission and only change the strength of it like the emission node. Any ways?
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Is it possible to export emission as a png texture?

So I made a mesh, very simple and added emission to it. I wanted to make neon effect and now I am struggling how to export it as a texture. Is it even possible?
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Light emitting material in Eevee doesn't cast light on surfaces? [duplicate]

Bit of noob, so forgive me in advance. Working in Eevee in 2.81, I can't get an emission shaded material to cast light onto a surface. I've got bloom enabled, and the emitting surface illuminates ...
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Blender Object Glowing in Dark with no Emission Shader?

For some reason an object in my scene glows in the dark no matter what I do (including removing all its materials) any suggestions? [EDIT] Here's what happens when the materials are removed:
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Multiple colors on particles [duplicate]

So, I have a simple emission texture applied to a particle system and I was wondering, is there a way to make your particle emitter emit a random variety of colors?
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Creating a emission plane and hiding it in Blender 2.81

How do I create emission material and then hide the plane that emits the light in Blender 2.81?
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I am having trouble with emissions in my materials. How do I remove emissions?

I am trying to model a simple room to make my sword model easier to understand (I was getting confused because the reflective material had nothing to reflect), but I cannot figure out how to make my ...
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Pixelated/blurry emission

total beginner here so I hope I summarize my issue correctly: so, I want to make a glowing object and for that (as far as I understood) I need to apply the emission node. However when doing so, all ...
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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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Objects are not emitting light

The 80s sun is not emitting light at all but the pink grid is emitting but not as much as needed even though i put the strength right up.It was emitting fine on the grid but i must have changed ...
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Confusing Volumetrics

I have a simple glass exture applied to this bulb and a circle inside with an emission texture on it w/ the strength about 30. How do I get this emission texture to fill the bulb?
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Blender Emission Without Blowing Out Texture (Eevee) [duplicate]

So, I want to add emission to an object without blowing out the texture underneath it. Here's my material setup so far: What would I add (and where) to make add the emission? Thank you!
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Eevee - Mesh light illuminating scene from within glass (i.e., light bulb)

I'm trying to light a scene in Eevee using light bulbs. I have a filament (emission object) within a glass object. Basically, I'm able to see the emission object through the glass, but the light is ...
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Why the Emission on Hair Particle System is disable?

I need to edit the NUMBER of EMISSION, but it disabled after I use WEIGHT PAINT with VERTEX GROUPS. How can I edit emission after this?
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How can I make whole scene emit light

I;m using nodes to make all objects emit light, it worked before but i have changed something, i'm not sure what and now the only object emitting light is the chopper blades. I want the grid and the ...
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Why doesn't emmisive material render in my camera?

I'm trying to create a simple sky for a scene. Right now I'm modelling it as a gradient texture applied to the inside of a sphere. I made the shader emissive so that it does not cast a shadow and ...
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Blender 2.8 Principled BSDF : Getting emissive? material when trying to assign hex color as base color

I'm populating spheres off of a csv file and in theory adding a hex color as the base color from the same spreadsheet. While I've looked at other questions that make it clear that a RGB-> hex is ...
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How to hide mesh but keep reflections from surface

Is there a way to hide objects but keep reflections from their surface? I want create lighting overlays to use it with blend modes. This is example of what i'm trying to achieve This is my scene. I ...
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How to make a Emission shader RECEIVE shadows?

I have baked a floor onto a texture which then I plugged onto an emission shader. However, the floor no longer receives shadows because of it. However I have a character walking on the floor and I ...