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Questions pertaining to 2D images in blender. Use this tag for image textures, baking images, and any other question relating to images.

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Why my highlights getting lost when re-importing a rendering into the compositor? [duplicate]

I noticed that I'm loosing colour information in the highlights after exporting and importing pngs from Blender. I know that the compositor works with linear space but something gets lost when saving ...
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Overlap image texture on a material

I'm trying to understand nodes, I have this complex material with PBS images textures combined by color dodge mixer node with a gradient texture for paint it half white and half aqua green. First I ...
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Custom Addon: Image Input [duplicate]

I'm trying to create my first custom addon. I've allready written an opereator to create a pixel grid based an image. Now I'm struggling with my UI-layout, where I want to define an image input. I ...
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How to write EXIF data in rendered images?

I'm trying to render an image in cycles. version 2.83.5. trying to write metadata or Exif data into the image. In the output channel, I ticked every box on metadata. But I didn't find the EXIF data ...
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Are you able to import 2 of the same image sequence files and start them at different frames?

I have imported certain png sequence files as planes for effects. I would like to use the same file in the same scene twice but when I edit any change it is applied to both objects. I imported them ...
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Blurry image texture

I have 2 separate textures that are the same resolution... But when compared side by side, one looks more "low res" or blurry than the other... help?
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Where I can find the filepath to a texture used in the Image Textue node?

I'd like to edit the textures coming along with a packed blend file. I already did the 'unpacking' and set the paths to absolute using *External Data -> Make all paths absolute. However, I can not ...
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Portions of Video Pixelated in iMovie

First post. I’ve been using blender for a month and am now addicted. Made an animation of Suzanne being abducted by a UFO. When I save the video to my computer and iPad, it looks great. But when I ...
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How do I adjust opacity of an “image as a plane” in Version 2.90.1?

I want to adjust the opacity of an image overlapping another image. For example, in this image, I have a car overlapping an airplane. How do I get that same effect in blender? All the tutorials I've ...
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Trying to upload two images in sequence in movie clip editor but it only adds one and fills all frames. How do I fix this?

Ive done it before and its worked. Trying to set up a tracking scene so I can drop a model into the photo accurately. For some reason it has stoped working and only loads in one of the selected images,...
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Transparency not working when using several textures

I downloaded this tree model to study by myself. But there is a black square around the leave and the flowers. The node setup is here When I make the tree with the tutorial, there is only one image ...
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After importing image as plane the image is not shown, it is just a gray plane

After importing image as plane the image is not shown, it is just a gray plane. Thanks if you can help me :)
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mixing Image texture on top of a procedural texture [duplicate]

i want to add weathering/dirt to the leather armor on a model, but the leather texture is procedural, and i want to use a mostly transparent image texture so i can select where to apply the effect to ...
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PNG error messages in command line

I use image textures a lot and regularly get the following messages pop up in command line... libpng warning: interlace handling should be turned on when using png_read_image libpng warning: iCCP ...
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Measurement tool incorrect against ruler in image by VARYING amounts

I'm writing asking for a little help. I used an image as a template plane underneath my 3D design. Things were going well but then I realized there was a strange phenomenon with measurements. The ...
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Save Image Options

Can anybody explain these options when I save my image? (especially relative path) Thanks in advance!
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Using Video Textures for Shading & Displacement

This video was made in Blender, and has a seemingly straightforward effect that I'm still struggling to figure out how to do. Here are two gifs I made for reference: RAMEN sign Trees In the clips, it ...
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Can I render a curvature image from a 3D mesh

I have a 3D mesh and I have principle, gaussian, min, max curvatures for each triangle (not vertex curvature). Q1: Now I have my mesh as a STL file includes vertices and faces list. The facet ...
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Images as planes appears always in front [duplicate]

I am using the images as planes addon and when I add an image it always appears on top no matter how I rotate, I don't know if this is intentional but it didn't use to be like that. I am using 2.90.1 ...
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video editing shading for 3D strip

I use the blender video editor with several scenes. The scenes contains images as planes (via the so-called addon). They look good with a shading set to material in the 3D editor (render is also OK) : ...
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Workarounds needed rendering with AMD on Mac with ProRenderer and using Parallels and Virtual Machines to run Blender

I have the new MacBook pro 2020 + eGPU Sonett650 + AMD 6700XT and I am using AMD pro render but the 'images as textures' feature wont let me load up my keyed out Green Screen footage to render my ...
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Is there a way to update my empty image? Edited in another program, saved [duplicate]

I edited my empty image in Clip Studio, saved it, and when I go back to Blender, it doesn't refresh. Is there a way to refresh it or do I have to save it as a different file, and then drag it into ...
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How do I render video with rotoscope mask?

When rendering my video, the background image with rotoscope doesn't show. What am I doing wrong? What I'm trying to achieve: How it renders (imagine no mask lines): and I notice that also, the mask ...
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my baked texture doent match the real time texture

i made a 3d model of a gun and now i want to involve it in an animation and for that i want to bake the texture , so i tried to do a combined bake for a part of my gun Here's the picture before bake ...
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Blue spots after applying texture

There are blue spots appeared when I applied my texture on the mesh. How can this possibly be fixed?
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How to add reference images using a script? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a Python script that adds all the images in a directory as reference images. In a second step I would like to trace the images to Grease Pencil objects (new feature of Blender 2.91)...
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Baking in Cycles ver 2.9 issues

Has anyone else had issues with baking a texture in cycles in the 2.9 version? Whenever I try to bake the texture, it crashes instantly. I tried it on a simple plane and cube thinking that my scene ...
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How to write bpy.data.libraries avoid packed file with python?

I'm trying to create a .blend file that saves the scene, but I would like the image files to be separate, so I created a script that saves the bpy.data.images image files in a folder next to the ....
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How can you create still image fire in Blender 2.8 Cycles?

I'm working on an interior scene of an old witch's house that will have a fire in a hearth. It is just a still image and will not have any animation. What are some ways of modeling a fire for a ...
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Add an image with DDS data from a variable in Python

I am trying to convert a script made for a tool called Noesis to Blender, the model files that I am trying to get this to work with, have their textures baked into the model file. I have gotten the ...
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Adding an image texture to a material using python [duplicate]

I am trying to convert a script made for a tool called Noesis to Blender, so far I have gotten it to work, although I cannot find an alternative to this line of code for blender: ...
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Blender Compositing Render layers has a white background

I am trying to composite a video over another video. I imported image as planes and the images have a subject with a transparent background. When I add render layers node in compositing though it has ...
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How to keyframe an image sequence when image is set to “as plane”

For my storyboarding project, I made a small 3D setup and imported a png as an image plane and then as an image sequence ( Rather than using the grease pencil). However I am unable to key frame the ...
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my editing mode (x-ray activated) is not allowing me to see the reference behind. the edges are thick black and faces are white. any suggestion?

The mesh in edit mode with x-ray activated is colored white with black thick lines, which means, I cannot see the reference image behind. I was working normally until that happens, I didn't know how ...
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Import Image with Drag and Drop as Plane [duplicate]

I will import a lot of images to my project. Drag and drop is easiest way to do that for me. But if I drag and drop any image to my screen it been importing as background reference by default. How can ...
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Applying Logo to Sphere to move to Unity

Ok, so I'm really stuck here and need some help everybody. I'm trying to color an icosphere yellow, then apply a red target (transparent png) to 6 sides of the ball (left, right, front, back, top, ...
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2D animating a simple image with simple movement

Blender version: 2.82 I am fairly new to Blender. My goal is to 2D animate an image going from the left to the right and scaling the image while it's moving. So far I have tried: Clicking on the ...
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How to save shadow catcher image as png?

I am brand new to Blender and 3D modeling and I know nothing at all about rendering. I make meshes for game assets that are just exported as objs, but I'd like to let Blender draw shadows for me onto ...
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Is there a way to get pixels from image files without loading them into Blender, using only built-in modules?

I'm looking for a way to get image pixels as numpy array from actual image files (.png, .jpeg, .tif, etc.) without loading them into Blender. I know there are tons of image processing modules and ...
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Need help scaling creating views of a diagram

I'm working on a model of a steam locomotive and I don't know how to scale the diagram to be the correct size as well as create front and back views of the locomotive. the length of the locomotive ...
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Is there a way to change the mortar color of an image texture from black to white through node editor?

Newbie Question: Below is an image texture of a brick wall with a black mortar: Using node editor, is there a way to change the black mortar to white without changing the original color of the wall?
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How do I get an Overlay image to follow elements that move in a video?

My video pans to the right. How do I get the overlaid elements to move with the video so that it seem integrated? image1: This is where I would like the overlay to stay (beside the 2nd from last tree ...
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Creating 3D printable 3D-texture on faces with nodes?

Newbe with Blender! (v2.9) Want to set up a correct Nodes-chain in the Shader, to perform: a 3D-texture on only one face of, say ,a cube from a jpg image, defining the displacement along the normal ...
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how to change image color space on multiple image textures with python in Blender

How to change multiple selected image textures from one color space to another using python while changing nothing else.
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How to use masks on video so that some elements appear in the foreground and others in the back in VSE [duplicate]

I have two people in my video - one in the foreground and the other in the background. I want to place an image of a cage over the person in the background of the video, but the issue I have is the ...
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UV mapped texture being distorted by extruding and rotating

I'm trying to make a castle tower with this rounded stick-out part on the side. I'm trying to add this brick texture image but it's warping at the part where I extruded and rotated. I've tried Smart ...
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F12 Does Not Render New Image [duplicate]

F12 does not work correctly. When I press the button, Blender shows me the last render (maybe older) result every time. I removed and add again the camera and there is no another camera. I rebooted ...
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Image Transparency doesn't work with alpha mode and alpha blend in both eevee and cycles

I followed a tutorial, where I can make custom leaves for trees. I added an image as a plane and I should switch in blend mode from opaque to alpha clip but it does not work. It looks like bevore ...
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Auto apply a frame to over 50 imported paintings

I'm new to Blender and making good progress. In a room, I have over 50 paintings (different sized imported planes). They all use the exact same frame. The frames are identical in that they're all ...
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How to add image texture to an existing material?

Here is my spaceship and I want to add and emblem on its wings (exact position marked with red circles). How can I achieve that? White color is just a Principled BSDF. Any kind of help is appreciated!

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