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Transmission to glass

I'm currently trying to create glass from a solid object by turning transmission up to 1.0. The rendered image I'm getting is a solid dark grey and not transparent at all. Can anyone help? Thank you.
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My glass has a smudge

I made a cup with a glass by setting transmission to 1 and roughness to 0. So I somewhat made it like above. However, As you can see if you zoom in it. there are several points to improve such as ...
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How can I set up light on cycles to accurately pass through multiple panels of glass?

Im trying to make a small cafe scene with a patisserie display in it. It takes place at night and one of the aspects I wanted to explore was to have it as bright fluorescent spot on the final render. ...
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I`m having trouble with window reflection showing a world background. How do i remove it?

I have created a window in my project, and it's working fine, but in the reflection and when I look from the inside, through the window, a "world" is shown that I only see in the reflection and when I ...
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Why does the outside of my glass of coffee look strange?

I'm currently following Blender Guru's beginner donut tutorial and I just completed Level 3 Part 4 where we made coffee, but for some reason, the liquid as viewed from the outside of the glass looks ...
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Animate Glass BSDF Index of Refraction over Time?

Is there a way to animate the index of refraction of a glass material so that it will change from say 1.1 at frame 10 to 1.8 at frame 30?
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My glass(diamond) is reflecting nature, not transparent

I am new to Blender 2.8. I try to make a diamond, so I used glass BSDF. But it shows me nature on the surface like metal, not showing the other side or some shiny refraction. Its metallic is 0. What ...
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Render Problem with a Glas Material and the Archipack addon

I struggle with a more or less realistic enviroment for my prototype model of my desk. So first the preview, with cycles (left side). When I render the scene, the door glas is white and not ...
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How do i make my glasses look realistic?

I've been stuck for quite a while, it just looks wrong you can surely tell, if some1 could help me i would appriciate it, srry if i do or say smomething wrong, I don'w know exactly how this forum ...
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Problem with glass shader work-around: Redundant reflection image

It was found that the standard Glass shader and Principled BDSF shader of Blender has the drawback of making objects behind the glass material appeared too dark. Some people has devised work-around ...
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2.8 Glass not reflecting in mirror?

I'm new to Blender and modeled a glass lantern and mirror. For some reason, my glass is not reflecting in the mirror and the reflections in the mirror are lower in resolution. The glass lantern and ...
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Can't see through BSDF principled/glass 2.8

High risk this question was asked a billion times and I am just too stupid to find the correct answer, so apologiez. I am trying to create a drinking glass, the inside faces are colored red to ...
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Creating Glass - What am I Doing Wrong?

I've followed all the tutorials, tried so many different things. But changing the transmission to 1 just makes the shape go grey. I've turned on refraction in the light settings and nothing has ...
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How do I turn down the saturation of a specific color in the noise texture?

I am using the noise texture to fake the dispersion in a glass shadow. It looks cool, but there is a problem, the noise texture has the purple color, while the purple color is not one of the rainbow ...
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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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Creating a translucent acrylic-like Shader

I am trying to make this model and as you can see in the reference, it looks translucent with a glow on the outer ring, like a solid block of acrylic with thickness. Also, as you can see, it emits ...
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Eevee thin glass surface

I am experimenting a bit with Eevee to get used to it but I can't render correctly objects with a thin glass surface (a sphere with solidify modifier for instance). Instead Eevee renders an object ...
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HDRI background image won't show behind glass and artificial area light

i have an interior scene replicated from photo reference as a way to practise blender. this scene has sun, artificial area lights to help lighting the interior. and a HDR image to get something as a ...
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Combine 360 HDR with video background

I have a scene with some Glass BSDF Text and a rendered video as background. Because the video is not in 360°, I'd like to add a HDRi Image as Environment, but still keep the video as background to ...
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Sun is not casting shadows

I am at the very beginning of my blender journey, so dont judge me xD i have tried this very basic model of a apartment like room. I am using eevee and i have 2 questions. First im wondering why my ...
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How would you draw wood encased in clear epoxy?

I am trying to create a table that has wood encased in epoxy. Some of the ways I thought of was to draw a wood plank than merge it with a glass top. Not have much luck doing this. Looking for any ...
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Remove reflection of stock image

Trying to texture an eye in Blender 2.8, but when I apply the glass node I get a reflection of the scenic countryside. Help.
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Whats wrong with my “snowglobe” object and/or lighting?

I've been messing with shaders and render options all day and trying to figure out how to get the objects within my "orb" object to display correctly in my render, but for some reason the viewport ...
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I am having lots of trouble trying to get light to shine through a window

I cannot figure out why the light won't shine through the window in my .blend file (linked here). I've made the glass transparent using the BDSF Transparent Shader. On top of this, all materials are ...
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Glass shader looks dark depending on exposure setting, even though there is enough light in the scene to compensate

I always work with sky and sun light high values to emulate real light, this leads me to use negative values on the exposure, usual linear workflow for better GI bounces, this causes the glass shader ...
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Surface rendered with a different blur frame by frame

I'm using Blender 2.79 to render an animation. While many frames look consistent, every three or four frames, a series of frames crop up where a surface is rendered differently than the rest, often ...
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Rendering a dark scene in Blender 2.8 Cycles + glass shader with lettering

After putting way too many hours into this scene, I'm finally ready to render. The problem is I get a ton of noise, no matter how many samples I choose, and denoising just makes the image look like ...
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Eye gone dark with light

I'm having trouble with the eye, I been follow tutorial of making an eye then it skip the set of light and my eye came up with very dark glass. I've been researchin for a long time but nothing helps. ...
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Blender Tempered Glass Effect

Im wondering how i can make tempered glass in Blender 2.8. I'm looking for that "Rainbow Effect" in the glass that you may see on a camera lens for example. I wouldnt mind to share pics of what i have ...
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Making a wall made from glass bricks

I need to make a frosted glass brick wall (see the example) for archvis picture. What is the best approach for it? Using just a cube with a texture of framing grout and glass shader for bricks will ...
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Weird noise inside Fresnel glass

Have weird effect within the Fresnel material, actually want to produce acrylic. Please help!! After increasing sample and denoising strength
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Does anyone know how to get rid of the automatic HDR on Blender 2.8

Hey so I'm new to Blender 2.8 and am creating an eye ball. I just got finished with the outer eye and created a glass BSDF material for it to give it that shiny/glossy eyeball look. The only problem ...
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Rendering with Cycles has hot spots on glass surfaces

Rendering with Cycles has hot spots on glass surfaces. I'm using an HDR image to light scene and its labeled as 'high noon' so sun angle is straight down. I am wondering why I am getting a 'hot spot' ...
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Blender Cycles - Can't see Glass through Glass

I've run into a predicament with an archviz project. For some reason, I cannot see the light bulb shining through the glass encasement in a chandelier. The light bulb uses a fake glass material (with ...
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Imported images no longer reflect on glass or glossy shader

I'm modeling a house and I imported an image to be the reflected in the windows. I put it behind the camera so it can be seen in the refection of the windows. It worked fine but then for some unknown ...
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Glass / jelly material speckled with fireflies

I'm working on an animation where a cube of jelly falls from the sky (it's best not to think too hard about it). . Here's frame 45: There are loads of speckles, which I've learned are called "...
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Glass material is transparent only when object is selected

As you can see, I would like to get similar effect in rendering as in material view mode but I'm don't know what could cause the problem. I've used Kitchen_glass material form Archipack standard ...
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How to make a mosaic blur in the render viewport

Is it posible to render a mosaic blur in the viewport instead of using the compositor? How to make pixelated censor effect? I was thinking of a glass like shader with high rougness and a checker ...
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How to make opaque glass lamp shade [duplicate]

How do i make material like this lampshade? Let light through, but not be transparent.
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Glass edges look blurred

I'm modeling an interior. As you can see, a part of the table's glass top looks blurred. I think this is given by the noise due to the engine lacking data to understand how to render the transarency ...
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Good glass in 2.8

I'm brand new to blender and am still working my way through beginner tutorials. I am now on one where I make a beer in a glass. I'm having so much trouble getting my glass to look like glass. I'm ...
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Why are my Reflections colored?

I've been working on a ruby material and I think is pretty good so far but it has a major error that I don't know how to fix. Every reflection on the faces of the ruby are colored and this is ...
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blender cycle glass issue(2.8); It looks thicker than the actual thickness of an object

like the title the render result looks quite odd. Although I tried to make this wine glass mesh thinner, it still does not affect the result. so, if there is another point I do not know,please let ...
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Eyeball gloss not visible behind another glass object

I have these objects with glasslike materials I used refraction and glossy shaders because I dont like the double relfection I get with a glass shader. But even with a glass shader my eye glass ...
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Tinted glass for a helmet

I have this character with a helmet. I want to see his face clearly through the glass and see clear reflections from the environment I also want it to have an orange tint. something like this: ...
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Trying to make fire in a glass cube

I'm trying to make a transparent cube or glass cube with fire in the middle of it so you can see it in the cube. I've tried different ways to make the cube transparent but I don't see the flames but ...
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Glass causes noise?

I've been fighting with noise in my render. For draft renders I clamp the AO bounces in simplify, which clobbers the noise, but also the shadows. And I don't like that. So for a final render I want to ...
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Area light creates whiteness only through glass [duplicate]

So I have an animated scene where the camera goes through a window into a house. The only issue is that the ceiling of the house is white (EDIT: it's actually not the ceiling, but the area lamp that's ...
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Window's glass - black stripes

Does anybody has an idea, why the black artefact is rendered as on attached screenshot? Glass material is just assigned to two faces of the window.
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Why is this glass getting blown out?

Ok I have a lot of glass in my scene but these shards I have on the floor, regardless of denoising settings or otherwise, that do not appear clear but rather get blown out into white. Denoise ...