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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 isn't my image texture working?

I am currently using blender 2.8 and I was putting a texture on a plane, so it shouldn't have to be unwrapped, but it crashed and when I went to put it back on it just comes out as like an average ...
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Thumbnail preview image default to Viewpoint instead of Camera

Is there a way to save a .blend file und generate the thumbnail from the image of the current viewport?
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Reflection-edge and pixels artifacts

How do I get rid of the double edges and pixel blobs in this image created with Blender? I used reflection and transparency to create the "membrane" with a glossy look; enhanced using multiple lights. ...
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Is there a way to have background camera images show up in the final render?

I want my camera background to show up in the render. I watched a CGMatter tutorial about how to make simple mocap for your videos: Here it is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wrecO5twh4 and in that ...
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Traceback error when attempting to add a reference or background image in 2.8

I'm at Level 3 - Part 1 of BlenderGuru's Beginner Tutorial for 2.8 and I'm receiving the following error when I attempt to add a reference image: ...
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Getting multiple images when trying to apply a single one

I'm still fairly new to Blender - I have version 2.79. I am trying to apply a single image to part of a model. I have followed many steps and tutorials, but when it appears on the object it is ...
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how to display an image in blender UI with python?

is it possible to display an image within the blender UI interface ? let say that i want to display a 500x500px image in the N panel in layout.box().column(), how ...
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Textures won't show once applied [duplicate]

I'm trying to mod the object in a downloaded blender file. I select my object, create a Material and apply a texture. I switch the view to "Texture" but nothing appears. So I try creating a UV Map. ...
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How to get if the image texture node material lost image path with python?

I was wondering if there was a way to get the simple information. For example on the broadcast node in this case it has lost the image link, how can I get this information in python? This is the ...
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How to render a background image in 2.8?

I'm trying to "add" an 3D object onto a photo. I have added the photo to the scene in three ways so far, but none of them render (eevee): Camera > Background Images Empty a. Add > Empty > Image (...
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New to blender. Trying to position textures correctly on a mesh

I have a mesh (a person) with different materials assigned to different parts. I have a png file of an eye iris. I have each eye on the model assigned with a different material so I can make sure I ...
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overlaying grid on pixelated image and extruding pixels

i'm trying to create some voxel style art using blender and i'm having trouble overlaying a grid on a pixelated image. I'd like to create something that looks like this: I've tried importing the ...
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How do i fix banding or flickering in a sequence photo video?

I was uploading photo's that were made from blender to make a photo sequence video on turbo Squid and when i finished i started getting a banding effect or flickering effect in my photo sequence when ...
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Saving a file as .mp4 [duplicate]

I´m trying to save a file as a video, but I can´t find any way to download as a .mp4 file. Is there any other option or a way to save as .mp4? The version im using is 2.80
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Blender 2.8 PNG image for material not showing transparency

I know this has been asked a ton, but i cannot seem to find the answer. Basically, I am importing an OBJ with an mtl file. The colors of my model all show up correctly, however, I have an logo (.png w/...
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How to show image after import

I recently started blender days before the 2.80 update and now i feel a bit clueless with all. I wanted to add a image as a reference plane to make my sword object but i dont know where do i activate ...
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How to extrude SVG path, and apply an image texture to one face?

I'm trying to figure out how I can extrude a logo, and apply an image to just one face of the extruded shape, but I'm struggling. My process thus far is as follows: - Import SVG - Scale it up - in ...
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How to export object with Material created in render cycles to HTML file using Blend4Web correctly?

I'm using Blend4Web in Blender 2.79. (It's not Blend4Web CE). I applied one material, with UV Map Image Texture on my object, and I rendered it in Blender View, here the materials and texture was show ...
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How to run reload current image from disk automatically

I am using Blender 2.8. I loaded a video file as background image in the 2D Animation mode, and want to draw some strokes to trace the video. But when I change the current frame, the video image ...
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Attaching an image to an animated plane

I have an animated page (plane) which uses NLA to move. I am not having any luck attaching an imported image (image plane) onto the same plane so that it inherits all of the same modifiers and ...
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Black Borders on Reference Images

I'm getting black borders on all the reference images I add and it's making things difficult to work with. Anyone know how I can get rid of them?
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2.8 Duplicated transparent images render with black backgrounds [duplicate]

I import an image with transparency, it works when I render it. I duplicate that image with transparency a few times, new duplicates render with black background, original import still renders with ...
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Blender 2.8 Cycles Importing Image as Plane isn't transparent

I'm importing a logo image as a Plane and putting it on top of an object: However, the image appears with the checkered pattern behind the image - not the actual Blender object ... which defeats the ...
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texture mapping without texture being mirrored on other side of object

I have a cylinder I want to map a texture to. To specify the location of the texture I use an empty. In the material node editor I then use the object function of the texture coordinate node and ...
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How do I set the workbench render background colour in 2.8?

I have set my render engine to workbench. I have set my world viewport display to completely black. In both solid and rendered view the background is black. If I render an image though I get a grey ...
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RGBa noise effect based on/ influenced by pixel values

I'm looking for a way to exactly or closely reproduce the Noise effect seen here in Paint.net The noise seems to be influenced by the image data itself, to a tunable extent. There are no tags for ...
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Any simple(ish) way to warp a .png?

new to Blender but really enjoying it. There is one specific effect that i've used a fair bit in After-effects & fusion which is grid/mesh warp. Basically the software adds in a predefined number ...
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How can I render a video with reference images?

I rendered my creation and it does not render reference images. How can I render reference images?
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render frames stuck at single frame but frame no. goes on

i decided to render an animation and when i put it on render after 2-3 frames cycles stuck on rendering single frame everytime and just no. keep on increasing cycles keeps rendering same image over ...
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How can I make a UV like this?

Look, I have this model: And I'm just trying to make a UV like this (the landscapes): I already have the two textures, which are these: The mesh is just too complex for making a UV, I tried but ...
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Can't crop image's size in Blender 2.8

Hi I want to make pixel art from my 3D renders and I found that scaling render result in compositor and pixelating it with node gives better result than rendering with low resolution. Problem is that ...
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Displacement modifier - auto reload image texture

I'm paiting my displacement texture, and I have to click any option on the modifier or change mode on the right panel to refresh the actual displacement. Is it possible to make modifier automaticly ...
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Can't see Background image but its not hidden (blender 2.8)

I was modelling something of this background image and I hid the background image to work on the feet of the model and when I tried to u hide I couldn't see it at all but it said it was showing. Does ...
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Open Image in Pillow

I'm trying to open an image stored internally in Blender into the Image module from Pillow (https://pillow.readthedocs.io/en/3.1.x/reference/Image.html). This should be a simple operation but I'm ...
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Can you replicate Optics Compensation in VSE?

The Effect "Optics Compensation" in After Effects is great to compensate the distortion of certain lenses such as Fisheye lenses or wide angle, etc. I have only so far been able to replicate this in ...
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Hide a texture in UV Editor

I'm planning to hide the texture of a certain object, but I can't seem to find the right tool.
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2.8. background image doesn't show up in final render

I added a background image with ADD>IMAGE>BACKGROUND The image appears in viewport but when I hit F12 to render, it does not show up. What did I do wrong?
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Added reference pictures are pink [duplicate]

I've added new images into a blender file and they turn up pink. I haven't moved the file, which I understand can affect how Blender finds them. I have tried packing and all sorts of things, but the ...
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How do I import a 3D model in a .glb file, bake a normal map of the 3D model, then export the file/image?

I am brand new to blender(and computer graphics in general), but I am trying to learn, so please be patient with your responses. I am trying to import a .glb file which contains a 3D model, bake the ...
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Why does my rendered image not have the resolution I set in the 'Dimensions' panel?

I have set the resolution in Blender to 11811 x 5906 and 100%. This you can see here: After I press F12 it starts to render. When it's finished I go Image> Save and save the image at a special ...
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In Blender, simply mix two image layers like in Gimp

In Gimp I've got two layers with identically images with text in middle grey in the foreground on a black background. The lower layers's mode is set to 'normal' while the higher one's is set to '...
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How do you make the hat transparent but show the parts that are colored in?

I was trying to figure how to make this black part on the head transparent and the one that isn't black not transparent. This is 2.80
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Transparent PNG material without dark

how do I make PNG transparent without dark? I'm trying to add aurora borealis to this planet but it looks more dark than usual, I tried to put a multiply node for the clouds and it did worked but not ...
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Preserve background images when isolating object

In Blender 2.79 background images would remain visible when isolating a single object. Now that they are technically objects themselves, they also disappear when isolating a specific object or hiding ...
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Artifacts by baking texture (diffuse)

after baking the image texture, the result look's a bit odd/ bad. On the left side you can see the model with the baked image texture, on the right side (the selected model) with the "real" materials. ...
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Invert primary values in a photo

I am interested in trying to edit infrared photographs in Blender to match this process. In this process, the user uses Photoshop's Channel Mixer to swap the values of red, green and blue channels (...
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Show custom thumbnails in file browser for folders

Is there a way in the Blender file browser to show custom icons or thumbnails for folders? It bugs me when I'm browsing through textures and I have to open all folders containing a group of PBR ...
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Blender 2.8 Front and Back Background Images

I have two reference images, one for the front and one for the back. I want the images to be slightly transparent, but then I will see both images which will be confusing. How would I make it so that ...
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What image format encodes the fastest, or at least faster? PNG is too slow

When rendering [in 2.80], I have discovered that video streams save much faster than rendering to PNG files. This is frustrating to me because I have learned that the safety of image frame rendering ...
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Object has no color dispite whatever I do

The figurine has no color dispite whatever I do. The material was assigned to the object but it still doesn't pick up any color. The only colors are the white clouds and the green grass that the ...