Questions tagged [masking]

Questions related to masking. Masking is used for many different things, such as compositing, hiding geometry, etc.

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Baked edge mask image behaving differently to edge mask node group

I created an edge mask node group in cycles - baked an image texture from that, when I apply the texture to an object, it behaves differently than the node group: Edit: Added images of the shader ...
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How Can I Changed Masked Video (Rotoscoped) Negative Space Color?

I'm trying to create pop-ups for my twitch stream by removing the background of existing video. My completed renders have a black background, which I then key-out in OBS. This does not work well with ...
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SMITE model materials nodes

I downloaded a SMITE model from a certain site. It has all the necessary textures and some more which are all called "mask". I plugged the dif texture into the main color of the principled ...
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Face sets question

I started using blender recently for making medical implants. I need help with one "tutorial". I got sent a video without sound or explanation and i can figure most of it out but in some ...
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Why is my Mask Not masking Trunk and Branches Properly?

i am getting this spotty green mix when the entire trunk and branches should be masked out
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Procedual textures/masks: Is it possible to get a sharp edge from bevel node result?

I am trying to procedurally mask all edges of any kind of mesh with a sharp edged line in blender. Using pointiness from the geometry node for that task has two main disadvantages for me: First, I ...
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Handles on mask become distorted on all other keyed, feathered, frames after using Mask Tools>Spline>Switch Direction. Any workaround? v2.93.1

The first image is after clicking Switch Direction on the left and the feather is now facing outside. Every frame has a mask with this feather coming inward and I want all of them reversed. Even if I ...
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Mask expand, How do I create a unicorn horn style pattern? [closed]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggOfOwRoYuM in this video he makes a pattern but I still don't understand how to select the loop cut..... and is there a way to rotate the mask?
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Need to bake out noise map from shader editor, both the noise map have different UVs

I need to bake out an image texture from shader editor. I have created two noise maps to be used as mask, both the noise maps have seperate UV on the same object. Whenever I bake it via Emit node, the ...
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Object material that is completely transparent, but occludes other objects

I'm trying to overlay some animated 3D models over live action footage. Some of the models (I'll call them collection A) will appear behind objects that are in the footage. I also have matching models ...
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How to mask an image with another? OR How to feather box mask? (Compositing)

I want to fade-out the edges of a rendered image sequence, whilst keeping the alpha from the original. I drew a mask, a blurry box, (and the inverse, just the edges coloured black and the middle ...
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How to apply Noise texture to specific portion?

I made this parabolic image with math function and displaced it with the Displacement node. As in the screenshot when I applied noise texture before the parabolic math node its applying throughout ...
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How to add stroke to a video mask

Is it possible to add a stroke to a mask created in the Movie Clip Editor? I've created a mask in a movie clip that I use for blurring parts of a movie clip. I wish to create a thin black line lining/...
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Frames Shown in Movie Editor>Mask Mode does not Match Frames Shown in Compositor

I've been tracking some footage for a project, and wanted to mask out some of the tracking markers I placed in the area I filmed. The first tracking marker worked fine in regard to masking, but for ...
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Blender Compositor: Creating a precise black and white mask

I am trying to create a precise black and white mask for objects rendered with Cycles. The background is transparent. The standard alpha mask creates semi-transparent pixels. I would like to create a ...
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How to key out a white background in compositor?

I've been trying for hours to remove my white (well, grayish white) background from a video, and I thought you could remove it with keying nodes in the compositor (cycles). I managed to get somewhat ...
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3D Trading Card Image: Show different camera view on 3D object

I try to create a trading card in Blender, that has an image with a 3D 'parralax' effect, when rotating the card. I found one quite similar example: https://www.reddit.com/r/pokemon/comments/kwi22k/...
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Render parts of object(s) only when they are within a defined area

I'd like to animate a train car entering and exiting a diorama from left to right. As the train car exits the station, "breaking the plane" that is the boundary of the station, the parts of ...
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How do I disable the body mask on the Rain model?

I'm trying to learn a little Blender and I downloaded the Rain v2 model to experiment. It appears to be a fantastically well-outfitted model, however there's some basic stuff I don't understand. When ...
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Masking a plane

I have a plane that should be masked similarly to what the person displays in this video with a torus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wS-36yegLcg But when I apply all the masking rules as shown in ...
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Light affect just one object of your model without using the compositor?

Is there a easy and fast way to make an area lamp for example affect just one part of your model I got a model of a hardware with a display and I would like the display to be affected by the area ...
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Why has my clip failed to load when I reopened my project?

So my blender was operating very slowly so i saved my work and reopened the file only to find out that my clip that I had been working has failed to load. So now im stuck with my sphere on an empty ...
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realtime window into a scene

I have a realtime view into a room as a mask on a plane. All you can see of the room is through the mask /2D plane that is exported as a 3D model (.GLtf or .glb preferably) I achieve this effect in ...
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How to cast object shadow only and mask the shadow of the object with the object?

I have an object sitting (clipping a bit) on the plane. I can achieve the shadow only via the node tree. But I want the object itself to mask the shadow. I mocked up what I want in photoshop for ...
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hide mesh parts using mask texture

I downloaded some 3d assets from synty store, this asset pack specifically: https://syntystore.com/products/polygon-nature-pack and i'm trying to get the trees to look like the example but i see the ...
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Hiding vertices doesn't work in sculpt mode

I am trying to do some slight model edits via sculpt mode, but only need some parts to be affected. I find it much easier to select and hide the vertices than to use the mask brush in sculpt mode, but ...
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How to circularly fade an image to alpha in compositing?

I'm trying to circularly fade an image into transparency in the blender compositor. My approach was to use an Ellipse Mask in combination with the Set Alpha node, so that the picture becomes more and ...
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Hide part of one object's mesh while manipulating another object

I have a character head, with all the face skin on one object and the inner mouth lining on another object. Is it possible to hide all skin vertices except the lips area while I'm working on the inner ...
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Stencil Mask to render only part of a model

I have a stencil mask shader that I use in Unity3D that I would like to reproduce the effect of in Blender. Basically I have a smaller box in a larger room environment. The smaller box has a Mask ...
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How to use an animated spiral as mask to reveal other objects?

I'm trying to use a complex shape as a mask to reveal what's within it. I tried using the Build modifier, but for this complex shape its not working, its just starting from from random vertices. So I ...
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Make a mask from a black and white video

I have created a black and white video of a transition that I want to use in the video editor but I see that the masking tools require a vector type object. Is it possible to simply use the black and ...
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Grease pencil layers cant merged keeping mask

Testing around the grease pencil on 2.9 and notice that there s no "keeping alpha" option on the layers, so no choice but using mask. However when the layers are merged the mask effects are ...
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How can I mask a layer using another layer in the compositor without manually masking

I want to mask a layer having freestlyle lines alone of a cube (rest transparent) using an upper layer containing a sphere passing past the cube in the compositor using nodes such that the ...
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Mask Map Displacement

I'm making a Brick Wall texture, from the Rob Tutyel course. The main problem with this wall is the Sandstone border. It's just bulging way too much. I hope you can see that hard transition with the ...
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Sandstone Border Bulges

I'm some what new to Blender, especially to nodes, so I don't know if this is a beginner question. I'm making a Brick Wall texture, from the Rob Tutyel course. The main problem with this wall is the ...
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Rotoscope mask has different shape after rendering

I am rotoscoping a scene and it looks fine in the compositor: the mask is bordering all the figure as in the picture 1 But when I render it the mask appears in a different location as shown in picture ...
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Mask Image Plane in Shader Editor or Compositor

I have an image as plane imported in Blender 2.91: Now I want to mask off the red wine and then animate it so it would fill the glas: Yes, it must be solved in Blender. Tried it in Compositor with ...
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Creating a transparency mask using a texture and blending with shaders

I want to give my ship's wings a kind of glitched holographic effect using a texture. I'm struggling with making a mask with a texture and making it so that the texture only affects, The blue part of ...
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How to deal with masks and shadowcatcher when compositing 3D elements over an image or video?

I am trying to add 3-D dog ears to a human being in a real life video clip background. I have to mask a portion of the persons hair over the 3-D model ears I created. The problem is I also have to add ...
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Mask image loaded in UV Editing window doesn't show up under Gaussian Blur modifier mask source in Video Editing tab

Basically the title. I've been loosely following a YouTube tutorial where the mask was created within Blender if it makes a difference. The mask was created in a separate image editing program and is ...
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Hiding Vertices Behind Mesh

To give context to what I'm trying to do: I'm creating 2D image renders out of my 3D models using a camera, and I'm trying to modularize components of my meshes so I can mix and match them as images ...
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Albedo mask works properly but when plugged into bump its like it has no mask at all

[ I have an image, with black and white to mask out the noise for bump. but when i go to plug the mask into a mix as the factor, i get noise everywhere in the bump output, but what i want in the ...
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Mask not matching the image [duplicate]

I made a video and created a mask around my mouth. The problem I have is that in the output of the compositor the mask is not matching the mouth like it is in the movie clip editor of the Masking tab. ...
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How to use mesh as a mask?

I'm trying to do an animation where a desertic road scrolls like a treadmill. I have a long road designed like this : as the road scrolls (moves) from right to left, I'd like to show only the center ...
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Problem with brush, don't work in sculp

So I'm doing the blender guru tutorial of the donut and in the part of the Szulp, I click on Ctrl to do the flat part of the donut and doesn't work, I changed the size of the bursh, the strong, etc. ...
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Apply mask/material by angle of an face

Is there a way to apply a map, mask, or material by an angle threshold? I have done this in C4D years ago but unfortunately no reference to share. For example, on a mountain, I want to apply snow on ...
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Keying and Masking Green Screen but Background Isn't Transparent [duplicate]

I have green screen footage that I'm trying to render with a transparent background. I create a mask and set up my nodes in the compositer, but the result in the viewer and in renders has a checkered ...
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Painting color and normals simultaneously

It seems this question is unresolved : If I want to paint let’s say wood color and normals on a part of my mesh, how would I do that? Painting it once for each layer (color then normals) will produce ...
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How to animate a mask with interval steps and not consecutive flow animation

I'm animating a mask using the screw modifier and Boolean. but as the mask starts to reveal the LED lights, because its a consecutive flow animation, it's revealing bit by bit the LEDs, rather than ...
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How to limit holdout to one or more objects?

Selecting in the "materials properties" of a certain object (the "masking object") the shader "holdout" will make any (part of an) object that is in the scene behind the ...

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