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Questions tagged [nodes]

Nodes are used in the Node Editor for compositing, post-processing, creating materials and textures. Use this tag for anything node related.

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Duplicating objects using Animation Nodes' 'Grid Mesh' node

I'm trying to create an image similar to this. I can create the sine wave using nodes but I can't get them to repeat. I was following the tutorial https://youtu.be/o3N8H8X-GJk My nodes are below and ...
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How do i make a gaping hole?

I'm trying to simulate something being stabbed and the sword leaving a gaping hole But i don't want to change the geometry of the actual thing, I wanted to try and use a transparent plane, so how ...
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Materials export [duplicate]

if i export the mesh as obj file and then import in blender as a obj file, the nodes in the shader editor disappear and remain only the node “principaled bsdf” with “materialoutput”
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How to put if condition for empty material index

I need to have access to the active material and its nodes (if they exist), so I wrote this script that has a problem, when the object has no materials, when the object does not exist, and of course ...
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How to obtain surface glass BSDF in Blender 2.79? [duplicate]

I've noticed the 2.79 blender version doesn't have the same shader options in the materials panel as before. Where did these options go? I must of missed the memo.. Below is the tutorial I'm ...
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My diffuse baking miss some part of the model

When i'm trying to bake the diffuse some part of the model is not baked as you can see in the image. Does anyone have an idea where the problem could come from? https://drive.google.com/open?id=1j-...
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How do I set up a view/render layer in compositing to not be affected by a certain light source in Blender 2.8?

In my scene I have the earth, a head, a sun light, and a normal light. I want the sun to ignore the head or the head to ignore the sun, but the normal light should still affect the head. I also have ...
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I'm Making Volcano Eruption and the Splatter Texture Always Repeats, Why?

I'm trying to make a volcano eruption modeling like in CG Geek Youtube Channel. The guy who teaches in CG Geek is using 2.79 but I'm using 2.8 and I'm doing exactly the same things with the guy but ...
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Change nodes position through scripts [duplicate]

I'm Creating some nodes through python script. The problem is that all the nodes are overlapping each over. I just wanna programatically re position those nodes. How to do this? ...
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Do you have a github repo? [closed]

I like a lot of your posts. Can you put the files in a repo?
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Where is the 'Viewport Color' node in Animation Nodes 2.1.4?

I cannot seem to find the viewport color node in AN 2.1.4. Eventhough the documentation still mentions it.. https://animation-nodes-manual.readthedocs.io/en/latest/user_guide/nodes/material/...
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A Black Material Problem on imported DAZ Obj materials

I'm currently trying to materialize a DAZ Imported OBJ Character and the process was difficult, but I'm making good progress in the translation. However, I've run into a wall. Im trying to simplify ...
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Rendered image over background image looks over-exposed

I want to render a 3D model on a background image and I also use shadow catcher on a ground plane. It all looks perfect when I do a simple render in the viewport (Shift + Z), but when I do a real ...
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How to disable a node in node editor? [duplicate]

I have a texture node, I want to keep as it is and try another texture creating another texture node. I don't want to use the same texture node to try both. How can disable node in node editor ...
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UV texture Nodes

I have been facing an issue for several days, and having tried most of the recommendations out there I wanted your help The UV texture I use on a mesh plane does not appear in my renders, even though ...
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I need a certain pattern on a particular texture to be glossy [duplicate]

I need certain patterns on a particular texture to be glossy while everything else remains rough. Any ideas? It more like a golden yarn embroidered on a black linen.
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How to make a see through silk material?

I have tried a couple of things now but can't seem to get the material just right. I am trying to create a white blouse material that looks like the picture below. Has anybody got some tips or maybe ...
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Why does my texture look like this

Hey guys im new to blender, and for some reason my roughness map shows up like this strippy sort of image.... (i tried to change the cordinates but still cant get it to work properly.... The map its ...
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Node Wrangler - No folder selected

I'm new to this forum and to Blender as well. I'm starting to learn a little bit of Blender 2.8 and just tried to use the Node Wrangler add-on. I when try to click the 'Add Principled Setup' option on ...
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Lifetime Color Change Material + Time Remapping = Problem (Cycles Animation)

I am posting because I've been working on a problem all day and I can' t find the right solution anywhere. I'm going crazy. :P My situation: I have an animated scene in 24 fps I want to release the ...
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How can I get a single value out of a color map with nodes?

I'm trying to make a random number generator, and I've managed to make a random color map generator, but I need to be able to get a single value out of it. The type of value I need is either the black/...
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Irregular shapes texture

Below is the type of texture I wish to generate using Blender's node system. Thus far, I have tried using a mixture of Blender's base textures, noise, magic, voronoi etc. I have attempted to combine ...
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How to add different materials to different parts of a texture?

I'm not sure how to separate different parts of a texture into different materials. For instance, if I wanted to make the 'B' in the image below glossy, and leave the rest of the texture matte, how ...
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How to customize a material without duplicating it?

I know how to share a material among different objects, customizing it by using the ObjectInfo node. I want do something similar but replacing the ...
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How to add pores (details) to alread baked face?

Like in the title. I made a face then I did low poly version and baked high poly to low poly. Now I want to add details but I don know which nodes use to it without decrease quality of baked high poly ...
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Is there a way to map a floating point value using a Bezier curve with nodes (Blender 2.8)?

I want to a floating point value in the range [0.0, 1.0] to another floating point value in the same range. I'd like to implement this mapping using a Bezier curve. I've read the documentation for ...
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How can a I read and update the keyframe value of a material node in Blender 2.8 via Python?

This question/answer (Control Cycles material nodes and material properties in Python) has been very useful, so I know now how to enter a keyframe for a given material node using ...
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Can't find IOR and Density value nodes

I can't find these two nodes (IOR and Density):
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Need help with creating a custom material node with python

I'm trying to make a custom node in python, and I've been able to make the input and output sockets, but I have no idea how to connect the input float values to the output float values. I've already ...
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Display Value of a nodes RGB input in a panel

I have a Mix RGB node and want to display the input in a normal panel in the UI. I can show the color widget by using layout.prop(input,"default_value"), but what I ...
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Procedural Node Setup tied to Camera's View?

I want to color surfaces which are able to be seen from a viewpoint. So I made nodes like this. But the setup doesn't entirely work as expected. From the top, it does what I intended... ...but from ...
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How to invert a value in animation nodes?

Do somone know how to realize that: I want to control the value on the light strength of my shader in the my node tree with the amplitude of a sound file. This works perfectly fine in the animation ...
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How can you keyframe textures changing?

I'm trying to figure out how I can keyframe a texture change. With three of my animations, it uses a default texture of the character smiling. For the Attack animation, my texture is the character ...
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Combining two different material in to one in node editor [duplicate]

I liked to combine two different materials in to one material in nodes, so that I could create mountain like structures. I try to use the noise as the base of the mountain structure, and add a ...
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How can I make a transperancy map? [duplicate]

Is there a way I can create a texture to map out areas of a mesh that I want transparent or semi-transparent? I've tried using a mix shader with diffuse and transparent shaders and a musgrave texture ...
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Blender Cycles black areas on transparent material (Principled Shader) [duplicate]

I am trying create a transparent plastic material. I am not sure why I am getting black areas on the transparent material... What should I do to fix this and/or what might be some good resources to ...
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How to create a material with fading edges effect?

I am trying to make a fresnel kind of effect that only is visible on the edges of an object. Kind of like a fading outline. So I tried to take the angle between the camera normal and object normal and ...
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Can we see the texture scaling in viewport?

Can we see texture scaling in viewport by using mapping node? I know there is solution to see the texture scaling by scaling the UV map
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Image Texture Not Appearing On One of Two Objects Eevee 2.8

Here I have a stump Object and above it a Test Plane. Both Objects have exact same Material applied via nodes. Eventually I will use the texture to control the Roughness node in the Principled BSDF, I ...
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How to Export FBX file with Cycles Nodes Texture to Unity [duplicate]

Hello Blender Community. I have been searching for a discussion forum that has solved this problem but I have had no luck so far. How can I export a .fbx file of a blender file so that the texture ...
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How can I find animation nodes in node editor?

I cant find Animation Node in Node Editor in Blender 2.79. I cant reach step which is in the image below. Can you help me?
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Blender 2.80 displacement texture bug(?)

I thought I better seek help from others to make sure I'm not making a user error here before placing a bug report. In using greyscale displacement maps (textures) in blender 2.80 I've noticed ...
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Python - Trouble when changing context (the first time)

In the following script I am trying to create a material on the active object, then change the context to the shader node editor and then delete the existing default node setup: ...
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How can I mix color ramp and custom texture using eevee? [duplicate]

How can I mix color ramp and custom texture using eevee? I set up following nodes but it doesn't seem to work in eevee. Image texture has alpha channel, I tried different mix options (overlay, etc). I ...
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How can I make triangle using mapping nodes?

I have a custom texture and need it to appear in triangle shape I know that I can use few Mapper nodes to make triangle or circle or any other shape but I don't know what other nodes I need to use to ...
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Animation Nodes Cycles Material Output error?

Target: Emissive Intensity increases as an empty comes closer, the object is a mesh that is being instanced on a grid ( following Zach Hixson's tutorial). I also have a Rotation transformation based ...
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How do I copy and paste nodes?

Good day. I need to "copy and paste" all the nodes of the Node Editor from one object to another. Can I do that? I need it for tomorrow, please help me.
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Particle Info not working on Blender 2.8 with Eevee

The documentation for Blender 2.8 (https://docs.blender.org/manual/es/dev/render/cycles/nodes/types/input/particle_info.html?highlight=particle%20info%20node) I am trying to use the random property ...
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How do i make the background of an overlaid video transparent?

I want to overlay this mp4 video over an image as shown. How do i remove the white background from the video clip? Chroma key seems to affect the grey part and not the white background itself.
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Energy (glow) effect

I am having an issue with this render. I only want the circular energy in the image to glow, not the whole scene. It was working before i saved it. Then when i came back to the saved file and rendered,...