Questions tagged [image]

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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Small 2D image plane disappears at short distance?

I’m using 2d images with alpha (opacity) as a sort of “decal” on my model, but if the camera moves even 5ish meters away, the 2d image totally vanishes from view. My clip start and end are at 0.0001m ...
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Planes don't show assigned colors/ images

I am having trouble using assets from blender 2.79b I personally made for a project. I made sure the user preferences and add-ons in 2.81 were the same ones I used in the older files. Screenshot is ...
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Blender 2.8: Camera Lens Shift and Background Images Offset

Blender 2.8 offers the possibility to add camera background images (Camera > Object Data > Background Images). I have multiple cameras in my project with different background images. The background ...
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Is there a way to identify colours in a mesh

So, I've imported an image as a plane. It's a simple logo, just black with a company's name in white font. Is there a way I can identify the white font as a separate material, so as to remove the ...
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Images not displaying correctly with transparent objects in Blender 2.80

I have an "empty" plane in which I am displaying an image. In Blender 2.80 this object seems to have trouble interacting with transparent objects in the 3D view, although this technique worked in ...
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when I'm rendering the image, the render doesn't work on the camera view [closed]

I just started using blander and when I'm rendering the image, the render doesn't work on the camera view... I've looked all over the web for the solution and couldn't find anything! Thanks to ...
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Specs on a job say Metalness & Specular workflow maps needed - aren't these 2 different/opposing workflows?

I am taking a test for a job, and upon receiving the specs, I have come upon some things I don't understand regarding the materials instructions. The instructions say, "Metalness & Specular ...
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Image Texturing - Using cycle's nodes to scale image texture and randomly rotate them

Is there a way to randomly rotate an image texture randomly and keep its mapping scalable? Im sure this has already been asked but can't seem to find it. If someone can redirect me to the appropriate ...
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Compositing: Ho to scale compositing results to different image sizes?

I have a compositing and would like to save the image result to individual files by using different image sizes. Currently I only know the end size of an composting result is based in the scene ...
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Blender 2.80 - Image Editor - how does Set Curves Point work?

I have found two Set Curves Point entries in the keymap in the Image section in Blender 2.80. Only the mask mode provides curves in the image editor. But here the hotkeys does exactly nothing. And we ...
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Want to make 3D wall art how to project/bake texture from image plane to the walls of a room?

I want to project a texture from plane to camera view and bake the texture to the room walls so the texture will be distorted properly for me to print. as people suggest to use project UV from view ...
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Texture Paint not Applying to Render Preview

I UV unwrapped my object (an eye), and applied a texture to it. Because the texture doesn't match up perfectly on both sides of the sphere, I'm left with a seam. I tried fixing it using the clone tool ...
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Construct a 3D-model from the real 2D-object with exact dimensions in blender

I have captured multiple images of an object from different views, I want to convert that object(images) into the 3D model with exact dimensions and send that 3D file to 3D-printer. I have an idea: ...
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How to overlay image on extruded SVG?

So I just got into blender because I need a 3D object to animate in AE. I am having trouble adding a texture to my object. I don't know the terminology all that well, but I tried making a mesh and ...
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Empty Image renders in front of transparent object

I am trying to model with a reference image in Blender 2.80. I want to see both the reference image and my mesh in a transparent overlay so nothing blocks anything else. I assigned a material to my ...
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Most efficient way to have different image textures on many similar objects?

What is the best way to create a set of objects that are basically the same, but differ in their (animated) location and their image texture? Approaches considered It is possible to create a ...
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white outline around PNG

I have been stuck with this problem for a while now and cant move on.Im making sticker by applying PNG on object.Everything work just fine only the image have white outlines which i cant get rid off....
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Blender 2.8 python - Add Texture Image

I've been attempting to create a meterial, and add different textures to the properties using a script. I am testing with just a diffuse/color first, but am having trouble getting it to work. I've ...
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Blender show me a blank window in the render window? [duplicate]

I would like to render my model as image, but when I click on render image, blender only shows me a blank window, I just tested Eevee and Cycles, but there is unfortunately no difference. When I click ...
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Roblox Hat Retexturing

So I wanted to retexture Roblox hat Scoobis. I got the original mesh obj. which looks like this: And original texture of it which looks like this: And i dont know how to attach this texture into ...
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X-Ray mode in lookdev view, Blender 2.8

I'm trying to model using a reference image, so I'd like to see though the cylinder so I can see the image. The problem is that, even with the X-Ray button activated, I can't get it transparent in ...
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Does blender GUI toolkit have a widget for showing bitmap or svg images? [duplicate]

Does blender GUI toolkit have a widget for showing bitmap or svg images? If not, what would be the best approach to implement that? I understand this is not what blender is built for, but I was ...
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Image texture passed through emission shows up in render window, not in camera view, shading window or final render

Good morning, I'm trying to use an image texture on an emitting material. As pictured in this screenshot, the texture coordinates are generated. Although it shows up in the render window, it does ...
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Pack images when saving the blend file

I'm trying to create a script to pack and save all images when saving the blend file. This is what I have right now: ...
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How would I Import an Image I already (made with color) and animate it in a 3d inviroment?

I'm using blender 2.8 and I want to make an animation with 2d characters but in a 3d enviroment. I've heard of grease pencil however I already have most of my characters drawn already. I tried using ...
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Exporting UV layout with modifiers applied

I'm trying to export an UV layout with subdivision surface modifier on to paint it in photoshop, but I'm failing to do so. Whenever I export it it gives me my lowpoly model UV map
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How do I move a blend file and its textures to a different PC? [duplicate]

I created an Architecture model and want move it to a other PC. But the blend file cant find my textures once it's moved. If I create a texture folder and insert the new path, it shows the textures ...
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Weird Texturing Problem in Eevee Render Engine

This is a persistent problem for me while using Eevee to render still images and animations. Recently as I’ve been rendering out images and animations, both still images and all frames of my ...
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Blender Rendering Image but produce blank in result?

Please help Y I would get this result in rendering image. For the process it rendering with content but blank at final. Pls check the video for more details. Y it would happen and how to fix it? ...
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How to compare 2 images to generate an alpha image

Let's say there's 2 rendering image A and B from same scene and same camera, how can I do this by compositor or script? compare image A and B turn the same part into an alpha and export to image C ...
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Blender 2.8 Fading Image using Images as Planes? [duplicate]

Is there a way to fade your image using images as planes? I did a few online searches, I thought maybe it could be done using Nodes somehow? Didn't seem to find much related to version 2.8 for this ...
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Method of creating verticies around object in photo based on background color

Similar to how you would select the outline of an object based on a common background color in a 2d graphics program and then delete the background, is there a way in Blender to import a reference ...
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Blender 2.8: Pink from Missing Textures After an Import

I import various types of models into Blender 2.8. Sometimes, the textures show up as pink, while others appear fine. I understand that both the importers and exporters for Blender will generally ...
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Texture Atlas issue

I'm new here, and I've run into a small issue. I've been working on a racing game in Unity and I use texture atlases to keep my materials at a minimum. However, I opened up one of the track files ...
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Reducing internal reflection in rain drops

I'm trying to render a scene of a field through a rainy window. The image of the field is on a plane behind a mesh of raindrops (made with a glass BSDF shader), and I've also added an environment ...
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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? [duplicate]

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/...