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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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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 ...
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Can you make reference image appear in render? Blender2.8

I notice blender 2.8 uses the empty to create reference image. I wonder if there's anyway to make image appear in render. Thanks in advance.
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How to get to work with the image of the camera with python

I'm moving the camera around an object all with python script. Now I want to get the image from the camera and work with it (some image processing) and then save it..Etc Now I'm just rendering the ...
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Weird Glitch when render only normals

Hey guys i dont know whats happening, new to blender. Hahaha...sigh Ok so i am following blender guru tutorial but for the love of god i cant figure it out a render glitch. i am using an Hdri to light ...
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Blender Internal - change png background from transparent to white

I'm actually looking for the Blender Internal answer to this: Change color of PNG background (transparent to color) When I import a png by default the background is transparent. If I turn off ...
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How to read a pixel from an image texture with Python

My Python script needs to read RGBA values from a specific pixel of a texture bitmap. How can I do this in Blender?
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Background Image not showing (Yes, I know it's been asked a lot) 2.79

Okay, so I've been researching this for hours, read multiple forums and everything is saying to switch to Orthographic View. I've tried this and have tried every angle possible. I'm sorry for posting ...
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How to make the Image Input node process every file in a sequence of OpenEXR or OpenEXR Multilayer .exr files?

My setup i5 2500K processor @ 3.3 GHz and 24GB ram. Using Blender v2.79b I have rendered out a set of 11 frames in OpenEXR and OpenEXR Multilayer format. Each set is produced from rendering a ...
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Blender adding image / texture on object does not show up in .obj document

I've watched some tutorials on how to add images to an object in blender. There are different ways to do it but I choose to do it as the following: with UV image editor and making a material and after ...
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Combining Texures into one

I got a model in Cycles with several materials, each with their own diffuse and normal map. Is there a way to combine them all into one file so I can use just one material without having to redo the ...
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Images As Planes Broken Line

A broken line appears at the top of the plane, when I use Images As Planes. The line is depicted at link below. However, the solution suggested there of setting the texture to clip, rather than to ...
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Reference image not showing up?

I've seen tons of other posts on this, but they don't help. I'm following a certain Youtuber's tutorial on modeling, and he uses a reference image of a mug to help him model his mug, so I decided to ...
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“Correct” way to add texture for a photo print in a scene. Fix “over-exposure”

Total beginner to Blender here, so please pardon my general ignorance. I'm trying to render product shots of some photographic prints for my wife. I've bought an interior scene from evermotion which ...
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Is there a way to tell Blender NOT to load certain images during render?

So I have this problem, renders take too long because its loading unnecesary images. I'm working on an animation and I'm using very large Images with all the character frames. And I want to somehow ...
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UV mapping: fit image to cylinder projection

I want to map a beach panorama.jpg to the inside of a cylinder such that it makes a room with a circular beach wall in my virtual environment. I've gotten this far. I need to either mold the image ...
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How do you get Rid of The Noisy Stuff?

I was wondering how to make it not noisy. I looked at the one there already was and It didn't work.
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Put picture from imported pic as vertex paint and engrave / extrude the shape from other object

What we have: We imported image as a plane from PNG. Originally white presented on this import supposed to be transparent but after import it appears white. What we need: How to embed the image from ...
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blender 2.8 texture/material problems? not really sure how to describe whats happening

so i modeled this robot thing in 2.8 and have this problem where the materials or shaders aren't working right and act up when i render. so when i use rendered viewport or lookdev the textures appear ...
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Is there a way to crop Image Empties?

I've been using Image Empties to have image references for my modeling. Every so often my image reference is several points of view in one image and it just makes things messy when I set up the ...
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How to load/import a PNG image as plane via Blender's Python API?

I have the following snippet to load an image as plane; however, this seems to be obsolete in newer versions of Blender such as 2.79. ...
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Render Result doesn't match my background image in Camera View

So I'm making a movie where I'm compositing my animated characters into a real life scene by compositing them into a picture like Augmented Reality! So it's just an image but for some reason the ...
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Looping background (png image) in Blender for a car chase scene

While animating a car chase scene I need to have a background image (that includes trees, buildings etc) which moves from right to left and gets repeated in loops. I Couldn't find any driver or ...
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Why is there no motion when adding clips into Image texture node in Cycles? [duplicate]

No matter what I choose, it shows me only the 1st frame as if it was a single image although I choose the Movie option and the number of frames is more than 1. How can I fix it? I tried different ...
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Blender 2.8: How to output renderings in real time just like what is shown in the viewport?

I just was able to start up Blender 2.8 with some of the example projects on the website, and I'm able to pan around and see the real-time render in the viewport, but how can I OUTPUT this real-time ...
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Civic art project: 5'H x 5'W 3D heart shape sculpture. Can Blender map a 12" grid on it? From photos?

Please forgive my intrusion into your amazing Blender world, I downloaded Blender in the hope it might help but, as a artist in the physical world it's all Greek to me so I am hoping someone here can ...
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What is wrong with my UV image repeating?

So i was making an object and following a tutorial on unwrapping and texture painting. I followed everything correctly and got to where i am. As i was going to start with the gif making process (...
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BPy Image_Editor - remove Image completely problem

i have a big problem in the Image_Editor/UV to remove completely a Texture. her a screen: I don't think I have to say anything more about that. i hope anyone can me help.
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Blender is rendering an image texture instead of the camera view

Had my scene working fine, suddenly the blender render is only displaying one of my image textures instead of the actual camera view. How can I get it to render what the camera sees again?
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How to generate fake Normal map from an image texture inside Blender Cycles?

Back in a day when I worked with Blender Internal render exclusievely there was a slider called Normals, I simply cranked it up and the texture started to look voluminous. Struggled to find the same ...
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How to save a texture paint material as png image?

I made a texture with Texture Paint, but it didn't work out as expected, so I want to edit it in Photoshop, but when I want to open it in Photoshop a error message is shown. Here is how I tried to ...
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weird stripe in image plane

Why is it that my .png leaf has these striped lines? It is really hard for me to image colorramp this image since the striped lines always interfere with it I'm a beginner in 3D and I don't know ...
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Baking existing image texture and other materials doesnt work?

Ok Ive followed tutorials and am just trying to bake multiple materials on an object (2 are image textures, others are just basic diffuse) to 1 image texture for exporting to another program. I ...
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lost a background image after an animation render

I created a simple scene with a planet in space. I texture-painted a plane as the background and that worked fine, just a black plane with lots of colored glowing dots.In the first picture renders it ...
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image texture is not visible on object

I have problems with texturing the grey part of the calculator I have been working on recently. If I try to texture the same part of the model with an other picture it works perfectly well. blender ...
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How do I make a render with a background image in Blender Render?

How do I render an image behind my objects using Blender Render? Let's say I have a cube. How could I render this cube with a background image shown. Like when you press Numpad 0 with a background ...
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Cropping UV image

I'm very new to Blender! I'm trying to UV map a sphere as a number of strips, rather like a beach ball. It all seems to be working nicely, but Blender seems to expect the UV map to be a certain ...
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How to delete an image that was drag and dropped instead of added with Images as planes?

i accidentally added an Image by drag and drop into 3d viewport instead of adding it with add images as planes .It shows up only in orthographic view and in camera view but i can not select it and ...
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How to distort effects with equirectangular projection

I have a 360-degree panorama(rendered in Blender) and want to composite a glare effect onto it. The problem is that once it is viewed in a 360 photo view the effect seems distorted due to projection ...
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Animate location (or strength?) of alpha / opacity mask to suggest motion along arrows

I have a globe depicting trade winds: The trade wind arrows are an image with alpha. I am in cycles, using this node tree for the earth material: I would like to animate the opacity of the arrows ...
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Is it possible to slice a 3d object into many 2d images?

I made a script that turns images into Minecraft .schematic files so they can be imported as pixel art. A simple modification would allow it to use several files stacked up to make a 3D object. The ...
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Image Textures don't apply properly

So I've UV unwrapped my mesh and created and baked the texture I desired. But when I go into another Blender project to test my new textures, one of my meshes(This is separate mesh and is not a part ...
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Importing Images as Planes

I am attempting to create an image transition that appears like a "morphing" effect to use for an age progression video of my granddaughter. I found a video tutorial online that shows exactly what I ...
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How should I go forward with camera/perspective matching motorcycles?

My question is: how should I camera match with motorcycles? I am familiar with camera matching cars, but as for motorcycles: I'm not really sure where to start. For some clarification, by camera ...
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Why is png image in video fade out pixelated?

I have used a png image in a video and added a fade out in VSE using the Gamma Cross. I just have another audio layer in the video. See attached images. I am using Blender-Render engine. I am ...
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Bounding box not visible in render mode!

Following the leads from other questions,have figured out drawing bounding box around objects. However, is there a way to retain the bounding box around the object (Human models from makehuman) even ...
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How to animate a texture (sequentially show image textures) in Cycles?

I have 14 PNG images that I need to animate (show) sequentially on a plane material in Cycles. What options do I have? I figured 2 solutions, but they are rather cumbersome workarounds. Solution 1: ...
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Environment Map renders wrong

When I'm on Solid view, I can see the environment map. However when I render I get this glitch with my image. I'm in Perspective view, I removed transparency, the image is showing until I render. Why? ...
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Setting particle color with generated m x n image texture

I have a large particle system in which the particles (stars) are colored according to a generated image texture. The image texture was originally 119,617 wide and 1 px high. No matter what I did, ...
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Image on principled [duplicate]

I want to place a single logo on the bottom half of the bin, whilst preserving the color of principled. What am i doing wrong here?