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Questions tagged [lighting]

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HOW TO GET A BETTER LIGHTING

I got a serious problem with my lighting in this scene. If someone had an idea to solve this ?
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Export as DAE with solid shading

I am exporting a file as .DAE for use in an iOS app. This is mostly working fine, but I am having trouble with the lighting. I want the object to have none of the lighting effects (what you would see ...
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weird rendering error with skin and light refection making it look my character has some condition (NSFW)

(NSFW) Here is the link to the file: its labled weird skin reflection: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1L0mquJMElTuoINVPidg4dhT-PhgN_hs9?usp=sharing So basically, when I render the animation, ...
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How can I make this light more realistic?

I need to know how to make this lighting more realistic. I'm using three objects for the light, the uppermost object having an emission node turned way up. This obviously does not look realistic.
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Very high contrast in indoor model

I'm new to blender and am trying to create an indoor model. I've emulated fluorescent lighting with some point lights placed inside a glass cylinder. For some reason the contrast in my model is very ...
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Can't get Volumetric Lighting to work

I'm trying out the blender 2.80 for the first time and was trying to get a volumetric lighting in my scene with a light house. I've got the volume scatter shader on my World and set the light strenght ...
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In Blender 2.8, how do I light an EEVEE scene with an HDR?

Blender 2.8 supports the same world node setup that Cycles does. This correctly puts the HDR image in the world background. But EEVEE doesn't light the scene properly. Everything looks flat and ...
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Achieving inverse shadows?

When light hits an object, it of course generally bounces away, leaving a dark area on the opposite side—a shadow. What I would like to know is, how would I do the opposite? How would I create a ...
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SFM lighting in blender

So I make thumbnails for youtubers, and one of my clients REALLY likes the look of SFM, I think that SFM is hard to work with and get anything done in. Is there anybody that knows how to make blenders ...
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EEVEE and Cycles render lighting differences

I get different lightning render with the same scene camera setup. Cycles render (both experimental and supported feature set) gets weaker lightning and needs more energy. How can I get the same ...
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How to keep objects looking aligned when modelling cars?

as I have been modelling cars using a method of subdividing individual panels I have noticed that there is a major problem that arises with this method that prevents my cars looking like most on the ...
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Can you stop a sun lamp from lighting specific objects in a scene?

One object (a lamp shade) in my scene has a simple white material with a normal map. When lighting my scene with just an HDR the material looks as desired. When I add a sun lamp it helps the rest of ...
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Weird glow in render

I've made a Yooka model from Yooka-Laylee as part of a college assignment, but I've noticed a weird glow either below the top lip or on top of the bottom lip. I'm currently using a Toon Shader and I'...
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How to make global lighting in cycles?

I’ve been wondering how to make global lighting in cycles but i’m New to lighting and I have not seen this question anywhere else. I know how it’s possible in the internal engine but is it also ...
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How to set ambient light with EEVEE

I have a model from an OBJ import and I would like to light it in (using Eevee) in a way that is similar to OpenGL ambient light. The only thing that I found similar is the background color of the ...
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Is there a way to use the handy clay render button in 2.79. But exept elements from this?

I want to render a room in clay. But also want to use an emissionobject in the scene, to light the scene. Is there a quick way to do this ? Besides giving all things a clay material and exepeting ...
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Create Sinosoidal Fringe Projection with blender… not everything by hand possible?

i am using blender to create optical settings for my work as an engineer in applied optics. I would like to create a lighting with simulates a display which projects a sinusoidal fringe pattern. I am ...
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How to make this Lighting cycles

I am completely new to lighting and would like any suggestions on how to make lighting like in the scene below without HDRS. So far I have tried using the standard two suns setup with one blue and I’...
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Gradient background idea

I just curious that how can I make this gradient background? I use gradient image texture but It didn't look like this. Should I use light set ups? Thanks.
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Gray-scale lighting from world, color lighting from fire

I have a project I am working on, it's a short animation about someone who is suffering from shock after witnessing their village being slaughtered. And I thought that it would be a really interesting ...
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Why object doesn't emit light?

I followed this tutorial. Rechecked, but still no light on a surface from emitting object. Here is properties of the emitting object and the world:
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Acrylic Material with Light Transmission

I've tried so many things that I know of and I can't figure this material out. For reference, I have an example of what I want to create. To be clear I'm going for the floor material. To me, it ...
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Why is my animation render all white?

I'm working on a gold logo with a transparent background to throw on some videos. I'm in Cycles Render and it's taken me a long time just to get the glossy logo to look shiny. My render is all white ...
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Background image reduces light from HDRI

I'm building an interior scen consisting of a room with four windows, see image below. Behind the four windows, on the outside I have a plane with a background image to get a nice view from the camera....
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How would one animate blinking lights in viewport OpenGL render?

The goal: to animate blinking emission materials (Christmas Lights from a distance) in viewport materials view. My attempt: When I manually change the emission strength, the changes are visibly ...
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How do I make a laser beam in Blender? [duplicate]

How do I achieve a physically accurate laser beam within Blender? This is what I want to achieve:
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Lighting Problem

I'm currently using Blender Render and I'm quite new to it since I mainly using Cycles but I'm trying to zoom out on my scene but when I zoom out the scene goes dark almost as if the light source is ...
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Volumetric Light not working on Cycles (but good in preview)

The volumetric Light shows pretty well in viewport preview, but doesn't render at all in Cycles. 4 point lights - Strength: 1000 A cube with a Volume Scatter / Density: 0.2 / Anisotrop: 0 I've made ...
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Rendering only the highlights of an object in Cycles

In the internal renderer, it's possible to turn off the diffuse on a light source while leaving on specular: which gives the neat effect of only rendering the highlights on an object: To my ...
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Cycles Not Baking Emission Material Properly?

I’m trying to bake my neon sign but it’s not working. The emission is off, I think it’s because of my material set up. My emission material is connected to a multiply, colorramp and layer weight nodes ...
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Lighting problems

as the title suggests I'm experiencing problems with my lighting. I am trying to create a beach scene and it worked fine so far, the only problem is, that the lanterns I placed don't really illuminate ...
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how to only bake some objects in a scene while leaving others unaffected

So i'm currently working on an animation where i want an interior scene, but since blender hates interiors, i want to bake the room textures so it speeds up the rendering process (and have less noise) ...
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How to make fog in Blender

I want to create a scene with some fog. I need the fog to get stronger the further form the camera it is. I already have volumetric lights in the scene, but thats not good enough. The result should ...
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Lighting inside of a MESH

I added a torus mesh to my workspace and placed a light on the inside of it and the camera. When I go into camera view in Material mode, I can see the interior surface.. However, when I go into the ...
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How to make objects in foreground appear darker than the background?

I was watching Coco and there was a scene that reminded me of other previous shows/movies that had something like it. I was wondering how to make the foreground appear darker than the background, does ...
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Can't disable lighting in blender render

I've been working with cycles for most of the time I've done blender, and now that I'm trying to use the default engine for something, I can't figure out my problem. I have a scene with some objects ...
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Accessing reflection data (total noob)

sorry if I sound like an idiot but I am totally new to Blender and it was suggested as a way to solve my problem, which is that I want to light a shape and look at the reflected light data so I need a ...
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I want to render a scene but have the sun lamp not be effected by a certian object

I have an interior scene that I am making, and I want to light the scene with a sun lamp. The scene looks great, until I add the ceiling. I understand that the ceiling is blocking all of the light ...
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How to render a night scene [duplicate]

I really need some help regarding rendering a night scene. When i tick the denoising option. My render become ugly where there is a black dirt on the image. As in the image below. And if i untick ...
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Render yellow colored object as blue (design oriented question)

So I've got this dune I want to make in 3D. I made it a yellow/orange albedo simple material. The thing is that I want to find a lighting that renders is as dark blue/purple color as if I was ...
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Lighting appearing and dissapearing?

i made a FullDome Animation with a Fisheye Camera going throught a scaled cube, with some elements around the camera (pictures in some kind of frames). You can see it here: https://www.youtube.com/...
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Why is this driver expression not working?

as you can see here the strength of the light's property shoulds always be => 0 but the expression isn't working.
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Problem with lighting

I have a problem with the lamps. When I first create them, it all goes fine. But at some point of making them, or when I deselect them and work in other stuff, they get lost in the viewport. Only ...
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How to render objects with the same color for all sides of the object?

I am trying to create a label mask for these objects: I am rendering models of the objects in Blender, but the problem is the lighting. I tried using a point lamp or a hemi lamp, but both give ...
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How can I recreate this lighting? [closed]

We have had this bed created for us by a third party and I'm wondering if it is possible to recreate this lighting in Blender Cycles? I create simple bed mock ups from drawings and this would help ...
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How to make outdoor godrays in Blender Cycles?

I know that Blender has an option for volumetric lights but it does not work very well for outdoor scenes. Do you know how to achieve an effect like this?
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Is there a way to create a colour input based on another shader colour? [duplicate]

So I have a light source that reflects onto another object - simple. But is there a way to take the colour(s) of the lamp, and use it as an input for another shader? I'm wanting to link the objects ...
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Light not passing through all windows

I am creating a room using archimesh. And have applied auto holes I have a room with three windows, all set up the same, all using the same material. If I place all the windows in the correct ...
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How do I fix a specific lighting bug on this models face?

So, I have a problem where the cheek/mouth area of the mesh has a peculiar lighting bug where it nips in to her mouth Now the obvious problem is that it uses one triangular face from her eyes to her ...