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Why is my object black in rendered shading mode?

I am quite new to using Blender, currently using the 2.8 Beta Version, and I decided to make a Low-Poly Island from a tutorial I found on YouTube In the tutorial, he added a Light and changed it to ...
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How do I get rid of these weird light reflections on the floors and walls? [duplicate]

Hello, I am currently working on a 3D scene and this has happened to me several times by now and I still haven't found a solution. Increasing light bounces or samples doest seem to work. This ...
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Area Lit with Volume Lighting

My understanding is that if a light is brighter, it will light a larger area. (Like a point light.) If I try this with a volume light, it seems to only light an area proportional with its scale, not ...
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No Light in final Render

When I look at the render preview it shows up lit and I have the lamp active on the same layer. I don't know what happened and it seems that all the settings are the same as a new file. Here's it ...
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Eevee. Volumetric Lighting doesn't appear. Regardless of settings

Kinda Feel like I'm going crazy, I've tried everything from coping node setups 1 to 1 to outright downloading files with volumetric fog already set up. Even in the files I downloaded(Which indeed DO ...
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Light source problem 2.79

While trying to apply a fixed lamp and moving sun to an animation (to see the effects of different lights from different angles) I noted that neither seemed to be affecting my texture when rendering (...
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How do I make the area brighter so I can see vertices in really dark areas or angles?

I'm working on a model in blender and in certain angles, there's shadows that cover vertices and edges, making it really hard to see what I'm doing unless I go in at a really awkward angle.
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No shadows on transparent object ( Blender 2.8 )

EDIT: I've found a solution that works in my case, i've posted that solution below. EDIT 2: Fixed "Eevee settings" to "Material settings in Eevee" So I've got a couple bushes in a scene and I ...
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How to use the following Halo Effect in Blender?

Can someone give me the details or a guide to realizing the following halo effect in Blender? Thanks.
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How do I achieve an image lit by candle light?

I've put together my best candle from following a youtube video. But at the end, they just skip the lighting and show the picture, which means I have no idea what to do next! Here's the final image ...
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How do you turn off shadows not from the light source on one object. (Blender Eevee 2.8)

I just need to turn of a shadow on one object not from the whole light source. Thank you.
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How do I fix the Denoiser's cloudy render glitch? [duplicate]

I have another problem. I've been trying to create a render of my IES light with the Denoiser,but when I do,a weird cloud/noise effect appears in the render. Could someone please help me?
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Cycles rendering dim lighting

This has been going on for a while now but I just want to fix this. I have a nice bright scene in the viewport, but then when I render it, it looks way too dark. Here is the .blend https://drive....
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Make material thick around edges

I want to make the material in the provided .blend to be like the provided image. .blend https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ZDs_sCikX-TMTRcuNTmoQeKwBAvsabfk
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White sheen over texture

I'm very new to blender, so please go easy on me. I've had this issue in other files and I am at my wits end trying to figure it out. Essentially, the lighting seems to be adding a milky sheen over my ...
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How do I remove colour/hue from my lighting

I've gone through every node in the entire scene but nothing will change the hue of that lighting, any help would be appreciated!
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Noob lighting question

I'm trying to recreate this render: But my render is coming out much darker: I'm using the cycles renderer in the 2.8 beta. It's a sun light with a light gray world color. The colors are just ...
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Why is this plane getting weird shadows when exported? Best way to texture this?

Ok Im trying to create a grid room in Unity similar to the feel of this, but in white: What I did was make a grid of tiny cubes using particle system set to vents and used a boolean on a cube to cut ...
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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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sun lamp is turning window white for some reason

I have an hdri and a sun lamp. I am not sure why the window is turning white? I have attatched a picture of the node set up of the window material.
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Shadows form hdri are harsh and noisy

Can anyone help me light this indoor scene? The shadows are so harsh or the noise is so much in every render. Can't get it to look good at all. I am just using an hdri and the oversized light bulb ...
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Cycles Volume Scattering totally black

I have an issue with volume scattering in cycles. I modeled and textured a model in Blender Render engine and moved it to the Cycles Render engine for render, I ran into a problem with volume ...
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I have some weird shading issues

I'm kinda new in blender so I'm trying to improove by making some low poly characters. But as you can see, I've got some weird shading issues. I have no clue how to fix this. And before you suggest me ...
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How to change default viewport shading in 2.8?

Is it possible to change the default mesh color/shading in 2.8 to be more like 2.79? I'm finding it hard to see finer detail in 2.8. On the left is 2.8 and the right is 2.79
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Outdoor HDRI too bright

I am quite new to Blender, but I have already gone through a couple of tutorials. Now have finally started making a scene myself, lamps and indoor HDRIs works fine, but when I use outdoor HDRIs (from ...
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Volumetric lighting scene

Hello everyoane. What settings should to apply to the light point to create in blender a scene light this? I come with a past in Cinema 4D, there was very easy, just set the visible light to ...
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Adjust Overal Brightness in Cycles

Is there a better way to adjust overall brightness other than using the "exposure" slider? The "exposure" slider in the Color Management area is considerably grittier than making the lights physically ...
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Area light creates whiteness only through glass [duplicate]

So I have an animated scene where the camera goes through a window into a house. The only issue is that the ceiling of the house is white (EDIT: it's actually not the ceiling, but the area lamp that's ...
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Reduce reflections

I've got a textured table with some objects placed on top. However, I'm unhappy with their reflections on the table surface: how can I reduce such reflections? I'm using the following node setup for ...
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Strange artifacts on cycles render [duplicate]

Do you have any idea what is causing these artifacts on my cycles render? I'm using a sun light source to illuminate the scene. 128 samples. I've pasted a screenshot of the material that the ...
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How can I achieve this lighting in blender..?

I am really curious how can I achieve this lighting in blender
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make an object exclude a light source in cycles

I have a spot light behind a treeline image to project the shadows.. but I don't want the spot light to affect the house or anything else.. I saw many posts saying that selective lighting is not ...
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Cycles Render vs Baked Texture… Not Even Close

i don't get this. so here's my object, in 'preview render' mode. you can see it is almost totally washed out with light. YET, when i bake the texture, i always get a muddy middle-toned colour all ...
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Irradiance volume Light leaks

I've got a scene, I am using the Irradiance volume to assist me with lighting but it is causing light leaks at the top corners of the room, I have tried making the walls thicker, I've also tried ...
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Is it possible to use SSAO in Eevee without world lighting?

I'd love to use SSAO in eevee to just add a little depth to my scene, but I've created a studio-esque lighting set up, and as such need to keep the world lighting dark, only lighting my scene with ...
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How can I make a sunset?

Ive been making a warehouse and the lighting is supposed to be like a sunset, but how can i do this and make it look nice?
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Hide Light From One Material But Not From Another Material On a Single Object

I have a single object that has a logo that should be glossy and reflect light. The other material on the object is a matte finish, but still has slight glossiness to it. I would like to show off the ...
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Rotating / positioning lighting

Total noob here, I am searching the whole internet looking for how to rotate a lamp. I see several youtube videos showing it being done and saying "rotate lamp ..." How do you rotate a lamp? I can'...
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Lightbulb Filament lighting distorting

I have been trying to figure out why when I render my lightbulb image, the light coming off it becomes completely distorted. When I use preview render everything works fine. I have tried various light ...
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Object renders without proper shading

just signed up to write this question. So I recently downloaded an .obj file to animate around in Blender. Now in textured view, whenever I move around my lighting, it shades just fine like this: ...
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strange black lines on object when rendered

ive encountered a similar problem to a lot of other people i saw in forums but none of them were the same as mine. the object was made using a cube with a path and array modifier to create the curved ...
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Is it possible to create or use a panel to control multiple lights?

Even if it's possible to bind all the lights' attributes to one (one controls all), something similar to a digital switchboard would be useful. Does such a feature exist?
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White light isn't white

When I open a new blender file, my lamp emission color is a greyish pink, even with the RGB-values all set to 1/1/1. Setting everything back to factory defaults gives me a white "backlight", but still ...
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How do I make something light sensitive?

Say I I’m shining a flashlight (spotlight parented with camera) at something, how do I make that something react a certain way. (Ie. what sensor do I need to use for an object to be able to detect ...
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Inscrutable lighting artifact in eevee

I have this lighting artifact in render mode (only eevee though) that leaves a "square". Both meshes are manifold, everything is quads (no ngons, tris). The light source is an area light, but the same ...
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Odd Reflections occurring within my scene

There's been odd reflections within my scene an example of this is shown below: The My goal is to try remove the green tinge/reflection off of certain objects within the scene, the ground is creating ...
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Measure light on surface

I'm pretty new with blender, I'm looking for a tool similar to this one for vray for 3ds max: https://www.chaosgroup.com/blog/how-to-set-up-lighting-analysis-in-v-ray-next I aim to make the lighting ...
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Will it be possible to have this type of lightning in Blender?

I am really curious to know that how will I light this scene in Blender it's my dream to make this scene.
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Light Linking blender 2.8

I'm a Maya user and have just started down the Blender path but I've hit a road block when it comes to a light linking option? If I just want to light one object with one light and leave everything ...
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Rendering image is just black?

Im making a model of a creature for school and when i render its just black. How can i see my object? Image #1 is what my image should look like when i render it: but this is what im getting when im ...