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Eraser tool not working

I have been working on copying a Laurence Esnol painting for about 1 week now and for whatever reason the erase tool has stopped working. I'm drawing the face of an adult female, I remember having to ...
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Materials & Lighting : How to get “Shadow puppetry” effect

I am trying to make a scenic view where I want to show people behind an umbrella. The effect I am trying to achieve is getting the shadow of the people onto the translucent umbrella. The reference ...
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How to create Thick Semi Transparent plastic?

I would like to create semi transparent plastic material in cycles like this reference picture. This is my current node setup. And this is the result i am getting. Ignore the background. and when ...
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How to set the focal length of the viewport to be 1000 mm?

Many YouTube video tutorials said that you should sculpt organic creatures in the Perspective mode, rather than the Orthographic mode. But when sculpting a face, the default 50 mm definitely has a lot ...
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How can I model a bottle with triangular base and circular top? (Nail Polish Bottle)

Does anyone have any advice on how I can model this specific nail varnish bottle for a client? The base of the bottle is a sort of triangle and becomes a rounded and circular at the lid? any advice on ...
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How to apply makeup on face with different principled bsdf shader? [duplicate]

I have made a human model with a color map, and I want to paint my makeup with different IOR and other values on different map so it won't mess with the skin detail. Is there any way to make a mask so ...
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Need help trying to make a lighthouse lamp

I was trying to make a lighthouse asset for a scene I was making and ran into a little roadblock. I need some help trying to make the lamp which goes on the top. I was imagining a beam of light which ...
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Is a UV Sphere with a glass shader applied to it considered to be a shell of glass or a solid sphere of glass in Blender Cycles?

I have been confused by this aspect. I am trying to create a solid sphere of glass and I'm worried about the light not refracting and transmitting realistically like a real sphere of solid glass. What ...
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How to combine parts of two sculpted heads together to create a new head?

On the screenshot, there are actually two heads in the same coordinate. In the sculpting mode, the selected head (or head 1) is in the yellow color, whereas the unselected head (or head 2) is in the ...
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How to render ultra-realistic looking models and textures in Blender? [closed]

I know I know, I sculpt a model, bake the textures >apply them and that's it. Come on, that can not be everything when it comes to ultra-realistic 3d models. I have seen guys creating textures with ...
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Adding several deform points in one circular object (belt)

I am trying to go to the "next level" of modeling, and trying to sculpt the CGTrader challenge. So far I was handling it good but, wanting to achieve realism, I got stuck at the point of how ...
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Blasters in blender

I am working on a project with an iron man like character in it. Most of the modelling is done and I am heading towards animation. I wanna ask how can I make those blasters that emmit those powerful ...
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Felted Material Texture

So I want to try to recreate a material more like crafting felt which you can see in the image I've shared here. I was not able to find anything on StackExchange and the threads that are on ...
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How do i get a specky looking metal through material nodes

This question might be rather specific, but i'm trying to replicate my laptop in a 3D render. (specifically, xiaomi notebook pro) I cant seem to get the specky metal of the laptop. This is my current ...
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Looking for a “Convex hull” like algorithm, 2D at a time, for modeling clothes

I am trying to put realistic clothes on characters created with MB lab, and I have decided that if I could have a version of the convex hull algorithm that worked on two dimensions at a time instead ...
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What is wrong with my photorealistic procedural chocolate texture?

I want a chocolate texture with that tiny scratches and crumbs (upper left). After spending some time to copy node by node from this example, I can't barely see any difference to the simple one bsdf (...
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Add camera shake to a camera with track to mod

How can I add camera shake to a camera that has a track to constraint to a moving object?
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How can I render realistically? [duplicate]

I have the problem, that all my object look very unrealistic, even with shaders on them. I broke the problem down to copying a template object to my Blender file. In the original, it looks very ...
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Realistic Mushrooms [closed]

I am new in Blender and I tried to achieve a realistic Photo. As you can see it looks ,like sh*t. Does anyone have some tips for nodes I could use?
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Realistic light/ sunlight = Sky texture + sun?

Im trying to create the most realistic lighting to my scene. So far i have used sun light with the blackbody scale and a sky texture. I've been trying to tweak the different options to find the most ...
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How to add 'desert dust' to object?

This is the effect I want to achieve using the node editor: This is what I've come up with so far: Node editor setup: I'm using Cycles render. Any help would be greatly appreciated! :)
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Realistic Barley Grains on a Potato Pc

I just started on blender i am curantly trying to create a realistic beer/brewerie themed scene. I have already made a pretty good looking beer and now i want to create a bowl with the ingredients of ...
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Texturing: Adding black lines from geometry

First time posting on the Blender stackexchange! My question is regarding the black outlines on this wall: Basically I'm trying to recreate something similar to the image in cycles (different ...
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Grungy photo print effect

I am trying to reproduce a grungy photo print slideshow in Blender that was originally created with After Effects. Despite much searching and experimenting, I can't make my Blender grungy photo prints ...
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Blender 2.9 | Archviz | Fspy | Lighting/Windows/Background

I'm currently using Blender 2.9* Topic: Archviz Interior from photos and cycles. I'm learning to do interior design from photos. I use Fspy to import the image into Blender and model the room from ...
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Improve lighting and walls [closed]

This is a render (with Cycles) of a building entrance hall. First, I need a cement walls painted white. How can I do it using only nodes? For lighting I'm using two point lights on the roof and one ...
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Why is there color in measured specular reflection of a ruby and other non-metals?

According to this article: http://learnwebgl.brown37.net/10_surface_properties/surface_properties_color.html#id2 measured specular highlights of some dielectric materials such as ruby or emerald are ...
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How to wrap paper around an object?

I'm new in Blender and I'm making a jar bottle to start and want to close the top wraping with paper like these ones: I tried using cloth modifier with a colision object + pressure but I can't find a ...
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Are blender files compatible with photoshop?

I have been using Photoshop as my primary design vehicle but I am wanting to develop more photo-realistic backgrounds and images to sell to my clients. I have never used a program like Blender. Am I ...
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How to render realistic glass with refracted shadows in Cycles (as pictured)? [duplicate]

Is it possible to render in cycles refractive shadows through glass texture (as pictured)? I have tried varying light bounces, specular lighting and increasing samples, perhaps my setup isn't ...
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How to make proper sunbeams in blender?

I have a scene with a shop and I am struggling to create realistic sunbeams coming through big windows. I have seen many tutorials about it too. But, creating a sunbeams with a lamp is not really ...
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How to remove the dark, sharp outlines in this water splash simulation?

I made a simulation where two oranges fall diagonally into the water. In the rendered animation, when the water splashes, dark sharp outlines are revealed. I do not want those weird formations in the ...
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How to make every single part of a complex geometry thinner?

I got a CT-scanned DICOM images of a luffa (loofah) and I got a 3D version of it using a software called InVesalius (quite similar to 3D Slicer and you can export the geometry in various formats such ...
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Realistic Paper Tear

I am trying to make a photorealistic paper tear. I already have the correct animation. I used two curves to bend a sheet of paper (a plane) to tear into 2 halves. To make the tear lines I subdivided ...
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Modifying my rough hard plastic material for photo realism

I spend way to many hours on trying to find a working node setup for my plastic material. I tried using PBRs, suggested node setups from Stack Exchange for Blender 2.7 and less, but nothing really ...
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How to get motion blur without an animation

I have scene where the spider man is falling from a height .I am just making a render and I don't wanna get my hands dirty by adding an animation to the camera and the rig.I guess motion blur won't ...
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Hard time getting my coiled thread like 'painting' to look right

I'm an industrial designer and I'm trying to make 3D recreations of my work in Blender, I mainly use a technique that consists in coiling threads over wood surfaces as you can see here: For a closer ...
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How can I make realistic Bokeh shadows?

I saw a render (attached) with really realistic looking shadows. Any clue how to do this bokeh-style shadow? Thanks in advance
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How can I write (draw) notes or just drawings, with a 2d stroke but on the 3d viewport

How can I write (draw) notes or just drawings, with a 2d stroke but on the 3d viewport.
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Cheetah Print Sunglasses Texture

This is probably a simple question, but I would really appreciate some help here. I am trying to replicate the material of the attached image. I'm a little lost so far and have tried several different ...
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TPU 3d printed texture

New to blender, I try to make a realistic 3D printed TPU plastic texture, but the result is not that good... I would also be super nice to have the layering... Thank you for your advises !
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My scene looks like it's a hobby model

I don't know why my scene looks like a hobby model. (like one of those things people paint and glue) Picture below. Is there any way I can improve this and make it look more realistic? I want it to ...
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What would be the simplest way to create a vertical or horizontal cell fracture / realistic wood break?

I want to create a piece of cracking wood in blender for a project of mine, I made a blender-guru esque ball n' chain destruction setup, made a simple cell fracture wall, put a wood material on it, ...
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Modern kitchen drawer help

I am trying to model a 'Modern kitchen' with this tutorial as a base guide. I have already modeled the exterior assets. Unfortunately, I can't figure out how to model those indentations in the left ...
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Make intersection between plane and mesh more realistic

I have a plane as the ground and a trapezoidal prism as a wooden leg (image below). How can I make the intersection between the ground and wooden leg more realistic? The ground is a flat, subdivided ...
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Increase Photo-realism in Final render

I've been working on making some goalkeeper's gloves in blender 2.8 and I feel like I've got the shape and model pretty realistic but just can't the materials, especially the latex of the palm, to ...
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Export ocean waves simulation to Unreal?

I'm trying to create a photorealistic scene: a lighthouse on a small rocky island, surrounded by ocean in Blender. My ultimate goal is to export my ocean into Unreal so I can have realistic waves ...
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Creation of realistic old wax

Tell me please what I must do with node of wax materials that I made. It looks very plastic and I cannot believe that this material is real. You can see what I do in nodes. I think what dust and ...
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Does “AO” in World Settings apply the GI Effect too (Cycles)?

When I check the Ambient Occlusion checkbox in the World Settings, the scene becomes brighter, but it also applies the AO effect. So this is the question: Does this option, apply both AO and GI to ...
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Blacklight CFL Bulb Effect?

I have been searching everywhere, and I can't find an answer so I'm coming here! I'm trying to create a CFL Blacklight bulb. I've attached a couple images below of what I've tried to make. I'd love ...