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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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masking/texture image help?

Ive uploaded this .Obj in blender but cant seem to edit away the edge of the image, ive tried doing it in the compositing but cant! see picture below. Any help would be great! so it looks like this
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Is it possible to see an image as plane through a transparent object?

I'm trying to put transparent objects(using eevee) infront of an image imported as a plane. But I can't see the image through the transparent object. Is it possible to do that or am I wasting my time. ...
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Please help me apply my logo to this tennis ball! (I am so close, I know its something small and basic i'm missing) [duplicate]

I unwrapped the ball, and placed the .png file in position in the uv editor. Then, I added a material, and applied the uv map to the image texture as shown below: it shows up in the material panel, ...
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Texture not applied, just the color

Pretty much the title. As you can see on the image, grass and leafs texture is working, applied and looking not that bad. However, the bark texture I applied to the tree is showed just as a close ...
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Is there a way to make a node property value the default?

I'm making a Minecraft animation and the only way the render comes out with clean pixelated textures and not blurry textures is if I set the image interpolation in the shader node editor to Closest. ...
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How do I make objects translucent but keep background images solid?

First of all, new to Blender (about 2 months now) so if this seems like a basic question, I apologize. Here is my situation.. When modeling, I am using the Background Image for referencing front, ...
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Depth of Field on Particles Disappears in Front of Plane

I created a simple animation with an image plane and a particle effect. The particles are an image of a flower petal with transparency mapped onto a plane. I used the Eevee render engine. I wanted to ...
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For Video Editing, how can one place colored borders/frames/picture frames around 2D images?

I am a novice to blender. I am creating educational videos, and while I speak, I want to add some popping images that fit the subject, next to my face. However, these images have no borders, no ...
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How to render animation with multiple background images?

I am doing an animation with a scene surrounded by four different background images. The camera will move around the scene so the four background images should show on the right position. I got ...
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How to add image processing to compositor workflows

I'm looking for a way to add image processing to the compositor in Blender 2.8 or later. I'd like to use either a python script or an external program to process images as part of a compositor ...
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How to draw text and shapes to a Texture?

Using Python I'm trying to generate a texture with a few lines and text. I've got a proof of concept using Pillow and a function to convert from PIL Image to Blender Image, but I would like to avoid ...
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save() works but save_as() doesn't

I defined the following: image = bpy.data.images["my-texture"] image.file_format ='PNG' image.filepath = "//my-texture.png" This works: ...
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image as plane disappears in a certain angle [duplicate]

I'm using blender 2.82 and would say I'm a newbie. I built a house and put some photos in the windows: imported with image as plane and then connected to the window object with a shrink-wrap modifier. ...
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image.new() is not working with parameter “color”

as per 2.82a API, the color parameter is not accepted by image.new()
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Wrapping a 2D image on a 3D sphere

I have a simple code that creates a sphere. bpy.ops.mesh.primitive_ico_sphere_add(location=(0.0, 0.0, 0.0)) and I would like to add an image of the Sun and '...
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check if texture image node with designated image already exist

to bake multiple materials into one, I must add an texture image node with a designated image into each materaial of an object. ...
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2.8 Add multiple image texture nodes simultaneously

I stopped using Blender for a while right when 2.8 rolled out. Trying to get back into it, I'm noticing that it seems to have removed the "import multiple image textures" option in the shader editor, ...
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Putting an image texture onto a selfmade object

So what my new Problem is, is that im trying to add the texture u can see on the left side on the picture here: to ma knife, and the first row should go from top to bottom on the left side, the other ...
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How to Change Image Saving Options with the Python API? (Color, Color Depth)

In my script I create an image, generate the image and then save it like this: ...
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Blender 2.8 won't let me import reference images [duplicate]

I have returned to blender after 6-7 months of not using it, and wow has it gone through some changes. I've been re-teaching myself this program, and have ran into a problem that people online can't ...
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How to view image in solid mode in 2.8

Hello I have an image I am trying to use as a reference, but it only appears as a solid color in solid mode and only shows the actual image in render or lookdev. How do I make the image visible in ...
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Image Planes in Eevee Appearing at Incorrect Depths

I'm not certain if this is a bug or if this is just how Eevee works, but images I import as planes are acting very strangely. I'm trying to make a mock-up room using them, but in the Eevee engine ...
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How to Use Pillow (PIL) Inside Blender Addon?

I want to do from PIL import Image inside a Blender addon. But it throws this error at me: ...
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Display DPI in image properties

Is there a way to display an image DPI in the properties of the Shader Editor? For context, I was trying to find a way to automate this in the Group node (or other option). But can't. So I'll leave ...
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blender image showing transparent on cube [duplicate]

As I place an image texture onto a cube, the cube renders transparent, you know those black & white checkerboards.
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blender image showing transparent on cube [closed]

As I place an image texture onto a cube, the cube renders transparent, you know those black & white checkerboards.
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How to add multiple materials to one image texture [duplicate]

I'm trying to 3d model the lego LEM from the Saturn V set, and some parts are shiny, while others aren't. I'm Trying to use an image texture to achieve this. In this picture the vizor is metallic, ...
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Particles not view in preview render or render view [duplicate]

With the mesh selected i have a png image. I want my image facing the camera view. Im not animating. Just want my image to focus camera. I tried the particles setting. In the sold view i can see my ...
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How do I texture paint into a UV-unwrapped model?

I was learning about UV-unwrapping the other day, and I have successfully unwrapped and applied a UV texture to my model. Now the problem is that, for some strange reason a certain part of my model ...
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OBJ Export with Textures [duplicate]

I need to export a 3D Model to .OBJ The problem is, when I try to open it with any 3D software, the model does not have any texture, even after exporting all the textures in Blender. You can see, at ...
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What is an “exp” red texture map?

I have a base color, normal and an "exp" texture map for a CSGO model. It is kind of a weird red texture and I have no idea how to correctly set it up. Thanks.
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Modeling With Single Reference

My question is? how to model this kinda complex model with single reference? and its rotated about 20degrees that even more harder, any pro tip,advice, help will be highly appreciated
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Blender trim the rendered image to only visible objects [duplicate]

I am wondering if there is a way to trim the size of the rendered image to the edge of visible pixels for transparent PNGs. In Photoshop, I would go to Image -> Trim. I often render objects with ...
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How can I add a 2D image heatmap on a 3D surface from a specific perspective?

How can I add a 2D image heatmap on a 3D surface from a specific perspective? What I did now is that I roughly looked where the heatmap is drawn on the image (left) and texture paint it on the 3d ...
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I have input a reference image and it wont rotate. What do i do?

So i am trying to create an image and i have input a reference image but i cannot rotate it on at 90 degrees on the Y-axis. I have changed all transformation orientation to Global but it isn't trying ...
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What's the “Alpha” option in the New Image Texture Node?

I'm wondering whether or not new Blender image nodes are baked with an alpha channel built into them by default. From this photo, it seems that's the case, but I'm not completely sure this is what I ...
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PNG file saved by Blender was black and then became dithered off black. Not desired

GIMP images to compare settings 🍋. 🙌🏻🧼Apologies to WHO. Original problem and actions based on comments. Comment becomes official answer ‼ Original Problem. Posterized Image emphasizes small ...
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all Photoshop generated images (PNG, JPG, TIFF, PSD) show all black when loaded in Blender 2.8 as reference images

Big noob here getting started with this fine program. I'm currently having a problem I can't seem to solve: I've generated few reference images and saved them as PNG with Photoshop (CS6) but they all ...
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image texture doesn't work

I made a manatee object and took a picture of the toy's fabric. I try to add the jpg file as image texture but it seems doesn't work. could anyone help me with this problem?? (T-T) Thank you very ...
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Image plane, camera location and real distance

Suppose I have a situation as shown in the image bellow. A 3D-Object I want to project into a 2D-Image with respect to the real distance. But I don't really understand the connection between the ...
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How to control image transparency like photoshop

Im my model in the soup there is curry leaf. And i want to make that leaf transparent like photoshop. As if leaf is dip and floating in the soup. How to control the image. Any suggestion or help. ...
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Is it possible add a texture to a plane in the two-dimensional animation editor?

So I wanted to make a 2D animation about this specific spite of Mario( made by Nintendo) flying through an obstacle course. I added in a similarly 2D plane, rotated 90 degrees so I could see it from ...
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How to insert a PNG as a plane in the scene, but make it so it's ALWAYS in front (and never clips into the other objects)?

I'm trying to experiment with mixing 2d and 3d. I have my scene all set up: I want the camera to move, and I want the characters in the scene to be 2D images. I want to add the characters in as a PNG ...
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The default settings RGB background are in Blender

I am rendering the image with Blender. The rendered images are saved as black and white images. I am wondering what the default settings RGB background are in Blender because I need to make the ...
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Prefetch / memory cache for background image or Movie Clip when using 3D Viewport

Hi Blender community ! I have a 100 frames 6K JPG image sequence that I need to play 24FPS. The Image sequence is a Movie clip, and when I'm in the Movie Clip Editor, I can see the frames are ...
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How can I increase reference image quality?

How can I increase the quality of reference images in Blender 2.8? The image I downloaded for reference is high quality, but after importing it as the reference image, it appears blurry when zoomed in....
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Animation Nodes Image stack to volume Blender 2.82/3

Is it possible to stack a sequence of images as a texture for a volume shader similar to what can be done in Houdini Convert Slice images to Volume There is an example of what has been done in Blender ...
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Set a white background color for rendering

I want my rendering to have a white background. Is there a simple way to achieve this? Under world properties there is a Surface section where one can set the color for the surface "Background". Does ...
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Best Render Settings to Eliminate Image Grain?

First things first, I'm basically brand new to Blender. I used it years ago to do nothing more than import Minecraft models, pose them, and take photos. Well, now I'm doing basically the same thing ...
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How can I make these mesh normals smooth?

The UV image seems like a paper and not perfectly round I duplicate the bottle's front and made it the label of the product. But how can i make the unwrapping perfectly smooth?

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