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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
24 views

How to show out of bounds texture from a modulo operation

Does anyone know how to show the cut parts? I used a modulo operation with random coordinates and rotation for each cell, but when I try to randomly move them I get some parts of the texture getting ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Hair Artifacts & Discolored Ends

I'm new at this particular set-up in Blender so I apologize for the stupidity, but I for the life of me cannot figure out what's missing: Chunky hair strands? Bad dye job? Neither good! I followed ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How to start and stop movie sequence of image node at specific frame in python script?

I try to playback different video clips one after the other on a mesh face using keyframes. I achived pretty interesting result with changing material offset of a solidify modifier by ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Can't find the Material Output in Cycles! [duplicate]

I can't find both Diffuse BDSF and Material Output, i am in fact in cycles render. Here is an image to show Help would be highly appreciated since i can't really do anything without it at the moment....
-1
votes
0answers
34 views

Not able to give object metal look even with Principled shader and using all metal texture.Here is the screenshot [on hold]

Tried everything past 2 days and got stucked in this but object still doesnot look like old steel.
2
votes
1answer
49 views

Brick texture with multiple colors

Using the Brick texture is it possible to have more than 2 solid colored bricks unmixed with the bias? I have been putting a color ramp on the output of the texture node, at constant to get 2 colors. ...
1
vote
2answers
39 views

Blender scripting connect nodes

I'am beginner at python and blender. I' am trying to create simple addon for myself as part of learning process. I want to acheive that, if i run the script, mixrgb node is added to node tree and link ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

How to create a controllable moss material for a photoscanned object?

I'd like to apply a layer of moss over my photoscanned object that's realistic and doesn't take a performance hit.
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Artifacts on cube after modulo on coordinates

This happens with the following node configuration: It is caused by the modulo (or Fract) operation. I stumbled upon this problem while trying to repeat coordinates on a cube. It works fine on a ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Transparent color node displays incorrectly in texture viewport, but correctly in blender render viewport

I am trying to make the eyebrowse mesh visible through the hair mesh "in textsure" view mode. So, I am trying to apply transparency through material color nodes. But, the transparent part displays ...
0
votes
1answer
5 views

How to specify a different value for a node parameter, part of a node group, for different materials

I've got this object which exists of 10 meshes or so. Their UV maps are all different, of course. I would like to have the same shading on all of them, so I created a node group. The node group ...
3
votes
1answer
88 views

How to create a procedural/parametric n-sided star with cycles nodes?

Using cycles nodes, how do I create a parametric n-sided star? I've seen Procedural Star Texture in Blender Cycles, but somehow I feel duplicating node groups and manually typing in the rotation is ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How to save a node setup for easy access in default scene

How can I save a node setup, such as procedural texture, so I can easily access it in my default scene. It would be a great help to not have to import or start fresh each time.
0
votes
1answer
15 views

What is the range of random values given by Object Info node?

When using the Object Info node and the random option is chosen, what is the range of values this output can take? For example, does it generate random values between [0, 1], etc.?
0
votes
0answers
13 views

What units does the Point Density and Particle Info nodes use to represent particle age and lifetime?

For example, If I set my particle's lifespan to 100 frames and then read particle age using either the Point Density or Particle Info nodes, what value should I divide by in a Math Node so that once ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

How can you use color ramp to affect emissive shader

Is it possible to affect the emissive shader with the color ramp at all? I would like to do something like this (image below):
2
votes
0answers
25 views

How can I sharpen the light fall off for a rotating earth animation with 2 materials?

Intermediate level question. I have been following Andrew Price's excellent tutorial on "How to make Earth". I have managed to "create" earth, and render as a static image. I have returned to this ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

ID mask noisy when using Volume Scatter for World volume

I've made a sword in this medieval blacksmith scene an ID mask so that I can give it a glare effect without affecting the rest of the scene, but because I used Volume Scattering for the world volume, ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Blur specific area in compositor

Why this node composition doesn't blur the Material.018? What am I missing?
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Cycles: How to apply procedurally made material to a single face properly?

I have a procedurally made material that displays single digit "1" using Generated Texture Coordinate as input to Mapping. Now I want to apply this material to a single Face. With Generated it's not ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Creating lines in procedural voronoi cell texture [duplicate]

I've been trying to figure out how to make a kind of crackle map similar to this: Using this: the Voronoi cells texture in cycles: My theory is that you could use the information in the texture (the ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Rotating texture in node mapping make texture gone after rotate more than 90°

I am rather new on blender, in this case i was making an eyeball i want to combine transparent and glossy shader and in the last step i need to rotate the texture to make the transparent side facing ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

Preview image in node view using Python API

I am making a python addon for Blender 2.80 with a node tree format and I want to preview a loaded image in the node itself. I got this idea from the Compositor, the image attached shows the default ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Rough Layer Weight with Eevee

I have a basic toon-style material I'm using for the windows on a car here. I'm using Eevee and used nothing but a layer weight and colorramp to achieve this. However, I get these weird jagged lines ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How can I get values based on the thickness of an object relative to the camera?

I'm trying to make a material that resembles some kind of liquid; it is opaque where it is thick and transparent where it is thin. I'm planning on mixing a diffuse and glass shader with presumably a ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

detail not showing up from node editor

Hi I'm following the blender guru intermediate tutorial series and am on part 8 where he textures the anvil i am doing everything that he does but the added detail like the bump map just is not ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Voronoi Node Fracture Module for 2.8? [closed]

Does anyone know if progress is being made on the Voronoi Fracture module for 2.8? Thanks.
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Ambient Occlusion node in EEVEE not working

So I am using Blender 2.8, and I cannot seem to get the Ambient Occlusion node to work in EEVEE. I realize it is in beta, so it could just be a bug in 2.8, but I have seen other people use ambient ...
2
votes
2answers
49 views

Eevee Transparency gradient

started blender a month ago. I'm trying to combine nodes to create a specific skin effect on BLENDER 2.8, Eevee. The one you would see on the chin of a breathing frog. A skin really tensed, with a ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Image sequence node not working, offset 1048574

I'm trying to import a set of images into an image sequence node in the node editor in Blender 2.79. When I do this with a set of images named MOV416frames0001.png through MOV416frames0250.png it ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

How do I loop location values?

I made this wallpaper type animation and I used Noise and Bump nodes to make the floor look like flowing water. I added a mapping node to move around the detail and make it look like its flowing. Its ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Lifetime and/or age Info not working?

So, I was trying the particle system in Blender 2.8 for the first time and made a simple changing color depending on the age of the particle. After many many tweaks, the color still doesn't change. ...
2
votes
0answers
32 views

Suspended glitter in clear material

I've been hunting for a bit with no real results for a material that looks like glitter cast in resin or clear nail polish with glitter floating inside of it. There's plenty of results for solid ...
1
vote
2answers
37 views

How can I add two textures?

How do I make a Noise texture (or any texture) only appear in places where Musgrave is white/black? I tried adding them with math node but this gives monochrome image.
1
vote
1answer
44 views

Displacement node not working as expected

I'm learning displacement node setups and I can't seem to get it to work properly. The height map seems not to be in sync with the rest of the maps, although I've checked with node wrangler that all ...
3
votes
1answer
72 views

How to create cotton wool?

How do you make cotton balls fluffy with perhaps some loose bits hanging.
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Node setup for transparent wire fence PBR texture

So i downloaded a PBR texture for wire fence but i don't know how to properly setup the node to make it transparent like in this preview Usually for PBR i only use diffuse, roughness, and normal, ...
2
votes
1answer
42 views

How to combine the bump maps of two texture maps?

I give a clay texture map (downloaded online) to the 3d model, it gives the colour of the model, then the roughness input and finally the normal input (non color data for the last two inputs). I also ...
0
votes
2answers
71 views

What are the keyboard shortcut for Knife Tool and Reroute Node for the Node Wrangler for Blender 2.8?

For the Knife Tool, it used to be holding the Ctrl key and dragging across a node connection to cancel the node connections, while to create a reroute node, it was holding Shift and dragging across a ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Is there a way to get Blender display the nodes and edges of the national_trade_graph.x3d?

I am trying to get started. Pajek does well with outputing 2D graphs, e.g as SVG or JPG, but suggests X3D and several other choices for 3D output. I would prefer a Blender solution for visualization ...
0
votes
2answers
43 views

How to get the length of an mp4 video inside a node?

Work with python in blender 2.8 , i try to find a command for get the lenght of an video inside at image node. ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Using the node editor in a private project

Developer question: Is it possible to grab the Node editor (i.e. the one used for compositing) and define my own elements for a totally different project? I'm just looking for the nifty graphics and ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

EEVEE curvature node with ambient occlusion?

How do you guys set up curvature mask using ambient occlusion. Last time I tried I couldn't control the distance and the black and white values don't really move as I want them to. Could someone show ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Where is this color node?

I don't know how to put a color node with the chromatic gradient
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Control image texture source from outside node group

I'm working on turning a cavity node setup I found online into a node group I can append to my blender files. The setup uses several mapping nodes (that I already converted to math nodes so the ...
2
votes
0answers
60 views

Python Mix Shader Diffuse BSDF Glossy BSDF Nodes

I am trying to create a plane object in python that uses a mix shader with the first shader being a Diffuse BSDF Shader, color black, roughness 0.200 and the second shader being a Glossy BSDF shader, ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Animation Nodes - curve and objects

How can I distribute objects along a curve with animation nodes? AN 2.1 Blender 2.8 Thanks!
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Eyes won't show correctly (Overlapping?) (Transparency Issue?)

I have these eyes & there are eyeballs & eyes. The eyeballs are meant to be transparent, & there are until I add the eye? So the black eyes themselves are transparent but once I add the ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How to make one value influence another value in the node editor if theres no input socket?

I am currently trying to have a node setup where a value node output is linked to the Mix input of a Glare node. However, there's no input socket for the Mix input, only a number value. Is it possible ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Why are my donuts appearing lIke this

So a few months ago I did the donut tutorial in cycles, then I opened it in eevee. Unfortunately,there appears to be an outline. I have the Eevee toon shader add on, but I can't find it in my ...