Questions tagged [experimental-features]

Use this tag for questions about features either not yet in the current release of blender, or those only enabled through the "experimental features" option in the properties area.

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Cannot find Background Images feature in Blender 2.8

Cannot find Background Images feature to add in a photo in Blender 2.8 Where is it?
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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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Greeble Cube Microdisplacement - how to prevent edges from opening up and becoming black

Hi I am trying to create a greeble cube with hi res texture. But when I use microdisplacement it make the edges open up and create unsightly dark border - I have tried using bevel but then the edge is ...
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How do I create a new object using Python in Blender 2.80?

As part of an existing add-on, I'm trying to create an object and add it to the scene using Python. I followed a Blender Cookbook tutorial found here: Three ways to create objects. I use the following ...
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Are there any viable ways of using the particle system with micro-displacement?

I've watched a couple of videos dealing with micro-displacement. On one of them, the author had mentioned that it doesn't support the particle system as of now. I know this is an experimental feature ...
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Cycles SSS not working on AMD Radeon GPU

From my google fu I leanred that SSS has been implemented on GPU for Cycles since 2.72 in the experimental kernel. I'm on 2.78b and I'm just getting a black shader like when it doesn't work. I ...
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Material painting in Blender in 2019 (like Unity terrain)

Is it possible to do material painting in Blender as of the beginning of 2019? The most common scenario for this is landscape painting where you want to paint some part of the mesh as grass, some as ...