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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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Project photo onto mesh UV texture

I am trying to project an image, taken from a certain angle, onto a mesh. For the experiment I have a simple box. I was hoping I could use this for more complex geometry, like a 3D scanned room for ...
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Background image in blender 2.8 [duplicate]

How do you set a Background image in blender 2.8?
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Blender Does not Render Image

My image is not rendering in cycles render. I can see everything in the rendered viewport but when i do a final render i only see a Black and grey checkered screen. After a while blender will crash. ...
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I set an background image but i can't actually see it all [duplicate]

I'm new in blender. I want to know if anyone has the same problem and can tell me how to fix it, if it's possible. (I'm using fedora as OS)
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Red images when taking screenshots from script

I'm running this extremely simple script in Blender 2.79b: import bpy bpy.ops.screen.screenshot(filepath="file.png", full=True) And I'm doing so just like this: ...
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Why are these textures diagonally tiled?

Context I am attempting to modify a model of a house that was first made by another user of a transport simulation game, Simutrans. My modified .blend file of the model is here (distributed under the ...
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Is it possible to automatically clear unused areas of a texture map with default Blender tools?

I'm a very basic noob in Blender, and I've been unable to find a solution to my goals. I have a basic model and I'm adding a texture, so far so good. The screenshot is a mock-up, not the real thing, ...
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Cycles shadows different in live render and final render

I'm a beginner in blender and i can't figure out why the shadows in my scene are different in live render and final render. The shadows seem to be less pronounced in the final render. That makes it ...
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rendered image looks distorted or blurry [duplicate]

When I rendered the animation as images, the images produced looked somehow distorted or blurry. Can anyone help me to fix this?
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What context does save_as need?

I'm trying to save a texture using save_as, because I want to use the optional Copy parameter. I'm using this code: ...
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Question(s) about asking Questions [migrated]

I just need some clarification about links when we ask questions. Here is how I understand it at the moment. 1) We need to use 3rd party image websites such as Imgur.com to host pictures we need to ...
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how to use the script get the image byte Info?

I find the if the Image no alpha,the Blender will reader the Alpha to 1.0,So when i use the Blend Mode to the "Alpha Blend",The render will show unnormal..So i need get the image is have the RGBA ...
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Repeated frames in image sequence render

While rendering an image sequence in blender I encountered a problem: the sequence outputs as a series of repeated frames. Trick is that the frame is of a stationary ball and chain that is supposed to ...
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Can't see background movie in ortho graphic view in blender 2.8

As you can see I have changed both camera view and orthographic front view but I can't see any image.
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How to enable the rendering of Reference Images on Blender 2.8?

I placed reference images to decorate some objects but they don't show up on the final rendering. Is it possible to enable their rendering? Or if not, can I transform them in an object that can be ...
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Python - How to get a list of background images used by a camera?

I am trying to use python to get a list of names of background images that are being used by a certain camera, I've tried to do it like this: ...
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Blender 2.8 Image on object

How can i remove it, since i'm trying transparent eyes and there is an image that's in the way. Im not sure if its an image map though. i think that's maybe also why my blender is so slow even with ...
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image texture stretched

please anyone can help me. as shown at the attached picture the left part is the modeled bottle, when i applied the image texture, it's stretched as you see, but what i need it to be as the flat ...
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What's the most lightweight format for textures?

I want to know what's the best image format to use on textures that consumes the least ammount of VRAM during render. I'm trying to render a scene in Blender 2.8 EEVEE but because of the textures, ...
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Script: assign image texture to Image Texture node

I am trying to assign an image texture to an Image Texture node in 2.80. Very simple script - I'm just starting to learn how this stuff works. This is what I have. It creates an image and and IT node,...
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How does a texture image file get mapped on an OBJ model?

I am trying to understand how a texture image is mapped on an OBJ file. For example, if you map below color grid image (texture) on the capsule obj model (screenshot #1), it looks like the screenshot #...
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Invalid Kenel Image , GPU Rendering not working on 2.79 but works on 2.78

I am running 2.79 on Windows 10 OS on a fairly new machine. I have a weird issue, a week ago I could render using GPU without problem, but suddenly today on a new model (as well as all others I've ...
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Rendering image causes zoom in and texture turns the scene black

I'm trying to apply texture to an object but when I render the image it does this: When I switch to texture display it does this: Can anyone explain what's happening and how to fix it? Thanks!
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Blender 2.8 eevee - Is there a limit for image nodes quantity in a material?

I'm making a customizable character with switchable skin via driver. It is organized by 9 types of skin and each type with 3 make-up as you can see in the 1st image. A total of 27 images. So the ...
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How to apply an image texture on a cylinder

I've tried googling it, but nothing I do works. See my screen shot: I've applied the image texture, and the pipe has the image on it but its just stretched for most of the pipe. It's no different ...
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Load images with substring in filename from a given path

i try to load image by part of name, for example image_dir is a variable folder, in some different folder i have single image with name "Cat smile.png" or "cat go crazy.jpeg" (note uppercase ...
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Imported image is not showing in render

I have a imported image in a scene in blender. Yet when I render the image. This is what I get:
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How to lock the background image to the camera view in 2.8? [duplicate]

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? [duplicate]

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 ...