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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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How to lock the background image to the camera view in 2.8?

In previous versions of blender you could have the background image be always lined up with the camera, so it was possible to align the 3D view to match with the perspective of a reference image. ...
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Blender 2.8 no background image in wireframe mode

I am modelling a scene from a photo. As I am doing so, I need the wireframe mode to show the background image as well to see where I should position objects. However, the background image only appears ...
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How to export a sequence of images as a video file in Blender 2.8

I'm using blender 2.8 and on the video sequencer I added an image sequence of an animation I'm making. I now have a strip and I'm happy with the result. How do I then export it as a video file?
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How to make a recognition mural with separated parts?

Hopefully the title of this question wasn't so badly worded that it won't elicit answers but basically I am trying to achieve this sort of effect with extruded rectangles and squares: The issue I am ...
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Arrays: Different image texture

I've been looking around a little but could not find a definitive answer for this: Can I setup my nodes in a way that allows for randomly selecting one out of multiple image textures using an array? ...
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trace part of an image, extrude into 3d object?

I have a logo it's an image of earth and around it are arrows, I would like to trace a plane along those arrows please if there's any special instructions to extruding it please let me know
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How to see RGB and XYZ image info in Blender 2.8?

Where is the rendered image info in Blender 2.8? An example screenshot I found from Blender Artists highlights some info near the blue cube in the rendered image. In previous versions of Blender ...
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Restart image sequence for each new particle?

I have a plane, with an animated image sequence as a material. I then have the object (below) as an emitter, emitting these planes as particles. The image sequence is a cyclic texture, so that it ...
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White points in my render [duplicate]

How can I eliminate or reduce the white points in the rendered image?
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Graph animation - How can I access individual faces via the API?

I want to create a visual representation for quite a lot of data. I did not stumble up on a tool to construct a 3D or 2D graph in Blender yet. If there is anything like that it would solve my problem ...
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Letters not hit by light or causing shadows?

Ive uploaded a screen shot of my session, where hopefully you can see the word i've next to a cube. I have a spot lamp above which can been seen hitting the cube. But the letters arnt affected in ...
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Make faces use average colour of texture

If I have a texture such as a gradient: Is it possible do something to it so that when it is applied to a mesh with multiple faces, each face uses the average of what it is over to produce something ...
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Self illuminating images

I've imported an image, with other objects that emit light. So as a consequence I've had to add a light to illuminate the imported image, is there a filer or something that can expose the image? The ...
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How do I put a drawing or image above the texture of my material in blender cycles 2.8

Basically if I have this texture and I want to add the blender logo. How do I do it?
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Saving/Exporting an Image (Directly from 3D View)

What if I want to save an image, but not actually render it? An ‘unrendered’ image. It’s important to note (I think) that the window captured in the screenshot was the UV Editor, containing the ...
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Why does my other softwrare exported heightmap displace my mesh so much in Blender?

I created this with world machine and imported it into blender via a .tif heightmap and applied it to a subdivided plane with displacement. But the scale is wrong! It seems that every value I have is ...
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How do I use Flip XY Axis in Image Sampling

So basically I tried putting a texture on this cube to make a level for a game I'm making but it kinda went sideways which I don't know how to fix. I was told to use Flip X/Y Axis in Image Sampling ...
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Turning a UV layout into an image? [duplicate]

I want to be able to print out my UV layout, so as to be able to assemble the model out of paper (or wood, if I lasercut). Is there an easy way to turn the edges in the UV editor into outlines on the ...
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compare 2 stl files

I would like to compare 2 stl files. My goal is to receive a difference between enclosed files. The files show teeth before and after preparation. I would like to use Blender software to show how many ...
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How do you see the background image?

I am using a Macbook and am learning from this tutorial at 6:50 Here However, I cannot see the jpeg image that I set as the background. I tried switching perspectives using the [NUMBERPAD5] shortcut ...
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2.8 Eevee Composite Object over background lacking Transparency

Can anyone provide instructions on how to composite my object over an image background in 2.8, Eevee render? The problem is that the object is does not have transparency around it. I set a bounding ...
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Loading Image as background [duplicate]

I am using blender 2.79b. I cannot see the image output even after i load an image. I used the properties panel to load the image. Under the 'Background Images' tab. I added an image file(i tried both ...
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Working with isometric refrence images

How does one set up the camera for working with isometric reference images? I have tried addons like BLAM and others, but those require either vanishing points, or non-parallel lines. An example image ...
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Pictures are deleted after a certain time

Sometimes, depending on blenders mood I guess, some images are deleted after a while... without the user doing anything, not even touching blender's interface. People have already suggested to save ...
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how to make viewport display diffuse maps in full color? (2.8)

I am painting textures onto 3d meshes so I need to see the color exactly as it is, but in texture paint mode my colors are 100% bright (white is 100%), but in viewport colors get as if it was in ...
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how to create a 3d mosaic out of a 2d image

i have a mosaic image and i want to turn it into a plan object that is going to have a 3D bumps.the result is going to be printed with a 3d printer .the idea is to extract the parts of the image so i ...
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Blender Cycles emit bake makes multiple images problem

I am trying to combine the textures I am using to one single texture by using this method- Possible to bake texture to new UV map? I am using blender 2.79 the mesh im working with has 5 different ...
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File watch on texture images from disk?

Is there is a way to use a texture on disk and have Blender periodically update that texture if the file on disk changes. I'm trying to paint layers in Gimp and overwrite the file on disk and get ...
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Easiest way to replicate a picture

I'm trying to replicate a picture in order to replace smoke with animated smoke. It seems simple enough: make the chimey, make a texture from the image and add the smoke and sky. But I can't help but ...
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How to get the correct size of the image texture in Blender 2.8 with python?

Mutant Bob already helped me a few years ago back when I was dealing with Blender Internal materials, but now I am stuck - how do I get the image size from the active image texture now that we are ...
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Multiple instances of same image node?

I'm working on a material for redistribution, and my node setup uses a single black and white mask with different vector inputs to fake a normal map for a simple embossing/debossing effect. The ...
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How can analyze the diffuse texture and normal texture from obj with a mtl , by using python

I want to analyze the diffuse texture image and normal texture image from obj by using blender python api. So I tried ...
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How can I take an image and create a flat 3D model out of it?

So basically I have this game that I've been developing for a while, and it's been making use of heavy alpha cutout in Unity. I've been told over the course of the development about tile based gpu ...
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Create image and textured polygon from python

I am trying to create a textured polygon from python and have it display properly in the 3D View in Texture mode. I can create the mesh, uv coordinates, object, material, texture, and image. If I ...
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Using 3D in traditional illustration

Hi guys! I have a illustration project in my school where I explore the possibilities of using 3D-object in traditional drawing. In the image below I have some objects which I have stumbled into the ...
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Moved folders, now PNGs are pink, how do I restore?

I decided to clean up my desktop and I moved all the folders into one folder, including the folder holding all my Blender files. I opened a Blender file and saw that the objects that are textured ...
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Normal Map Problem (Inverting Color?)

I made this model in Blender and Textured it in Substance Painter. While in Substance I didnt see any problems, but when exporting it to Blender and applying the maps i got weird artifacts and color ...
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Import STL and render image

I am not very familiar with blender, more of a python programmer trying to use blender headless. I want to import an STL to a scene and render an image from different angles. So I botched a code ...
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How are the floats (0.0 to 1.0) mapped to ints (0 to 255) for pixel colors?

I'm fighting somewhat with Blenders image creation module. I struggle to map my calculated colors to the required range from 0.0 to 1.0. I need it to be very precise. For example: I have a value 0.5 ...
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Image as camera foreground

I am trying to see an image through the camera as foreground of the render (i.e., the 3D model is visible through transparent parts), but I only find ways to insert an image as background (i.e., the ...
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How do I delete/remove/replace an image using a script?

I have a script that inserts three images (Image1, Image2, Image3) into a blend and then renders the video. It works great. The images show up exactly when and where they are supposed to. The problem ...
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All i want to do is scale an image vertically

I want to scale a background image vertically so it matches my object height, (it's a 2d side view). I have the length correct but was hoping for something easy like corner boxes like in Photoshop so ...
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SVG file consisting of curves does not import into Blender

Importing https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/46/Bitcoin.svg, a file which looking at the source code appears to be made of paths and have no raster images in it, does not make any ...
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Blender Internal UV mapping - Image Mapping

I can never get the 'Image Mapping' options to work. I give an object a material. I either Generate the UVs or I make them in the UV image editor. I play with the options and nothing happens. My ...
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How to hide Empty in perspective view Blender 2.8?

In 2.79 with background images, it was easy to only allow them to be shown in ortho view, but in 2.8 I'm using empties as reference images, and I can't find how to hide them in perspective view and ...
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fSpy for interior design - Can't get it to work

I'm a beginner(Blender V2.79) and modeled a few things and grasped the basics of modelling. I've been trying to figure out how to adjust camera for an interior scene since 2 days and would love to ...
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Red model when rendering in cycles

I'm new to blender. I was messing with hair on a model and now, whenever I render the image in cycles, I get a dark red model and no textures. I've tried looking up options but they are never for my ...
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add modifier to png image?

Im following this tutorial here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bF3O4qbaMqs which explains how to curve and animate text. But I've designed my text in gimp and imported it as a png file into blender. ...
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image texture node - Image sequence control by slider

Is there a way, how to change images from image sequence by slider or driver?
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Blender 2.8 reference image disappeared

I am currently working on a 3D model and I was using a reference image to get the proportions right. Sine 2.8 doesnt have the background image feature I was using an empty object as image. After ...