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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 to add bubbles inside of a mesh that will undergo a softbody sim in Cycles?

Problem : Mesh is required to be jelly like. Hence the softbody. Looking to add realism by adding a couple bubbles on the inside like real jello. SKipping the bump map as I have no idea what kind of ...
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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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Réalistic carbon fiber texture

New to blender, I try to apply a carbon fiber texture on objects. I followed several tutorial and uses several material such as : - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvfMNWQaLXs (first image) - https://...
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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 ...
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How to twist a cloth?

I am starting to get pretty stressed and sad. This is for a mobile game I have accepted a project for and if can't solve this I might have to drop this project which will cost me a bit. So if you ...
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How would I be able to procedurally generate brick tiles like these?

I am trying to replicate a pedestrian subway/walkway in my town and have come across an interesting brick texture I've been trying hours to replicate, the wall in question is: This has been the ...
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Game character has weird geometry / lighting when imported, also how do I achieve a more realistic look

I downloaded models from the game "Dragon Ball FighterZ" and the models have this weird thing going on around their mouths. I'm not quite sure whether this is because of Blender Cycles or there's an ...
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Superimposing architectural models onto street photographs [duplicate]

I wanted to use 3D MAX to create architectural renders, but I have a Mac, so I am looking into Blender as an alternative solution. The models look amazing and the rendering is fab, but I am ...
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Brick texture does not look realistic

So, I am playing around with a brick texture with normal map, gloss and displacement. I have also added a HDR for lightning. However, no matter how I tweak the brick material I don't get the feeling ...
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Should I use Reflection Cubemaps in Eevee (to achieve realistic lighting)?

Should I use Reflection Cubemaps in Eevee? I've seen a lot of tutorials about achieving realistic lighting in Eevee using Reflection Cubemaps and Irradiance Volumes. However, in the Blender manual it ...
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Realistic Interior Lighting In Blender 2.8

I'm trying to make realistic interiors like this: or this: with soft lighting and a lot of bounce/indirect light. Any lighting techniques that would help make renders look like these renders? ...
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Realistic Car Headlights

I was trying to create some realistic lighting for a car render and I am having a bad time creating the volumetrics for the headlights. Some of the renders looked very noisy and in general really ...
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I'm getting into blender. I have some quick questions

So I'm thinking about getting into blender, especially since the new release that makes things easier for newcomers just came out. Now I just saw the video "The Secret Ingredient to Photorealism" and ...
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from photo to 3d image

my question is, can you take a single photo en convert it to grayscale relief or 3d? for example i have a photo off my kids and i want to create a file so i can get a sort of 3d effect that i can ...
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Help with achieving the “Opposition Effect” in cycles

I'm trying to simulate this effect in cycles with materials This phenomena is called "Opposition Surge/effect", and is a result of the phase angle between a light source (sun) and the observer ...
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How to 3d scan images in blender

I want to know how can real world objects can be 3d scanned in blender so that we can use it in blender. Please tell all steps of doing that and also the time required in doing so.
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Shrinkwrap an image to a cylindrical / slightly conical object with minimal distortion

I have some five gallon buckets of various different dimensions and artwork for a label that would go on them. I'm trying to figure out how I can show the label applied to a bucket accurately. The ...
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Painted wood on surface

Is there a way to make a painted material from the picture below? All answers are welcome. I know it. So, the image texture for the base colour is using a ColorRamp node, linked into a Principled ...
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Fabric material (coloured)

Does anyone know an idea to accomplish this from the picture? (source: emancipath by Zeitguised)
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Recreating the background for retouched photographs

I removed a person from some photographs. How can I use blender to re-add the background and body parts of other people behind the missing person? If you guys have any suggestions on how I could do ...
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Cycles material for VR + photo-realism

Is there a way to export materials applied to a mesh in cycles, to any game engine? I tried using Unity, despite the accurate color allotment, the render appears to be much cartoonistic. Is there any ...
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How do I create a riggable muscle and skin structure for a model I plan to animate?

So I'm kinda new to Blender. I know the basics, and am currently working on a model, but I'm unsure about how to go about the muscle rigging. I know there's other softwares that have settings for ...
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Is there a way to make slight imperfections on a model? (golden ring)

Im using blender to create jewellery, as you know jewellery is finished with a high polish so that the surfaces are almost mirror like, this is easy in blender but in the jewellery trade nothing is ...
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Where I can see realistic indexes of reflection for metal\specular reflections\roughness, etc?

For different materials like wood, paper, skin, etc?
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How can I make this light more realistic?

I need to know how to make this lighting more realistic. I'm using three objects for the light, the uppermost object having an emission node turned way up. This obviously does not look realistic.
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Cycles: realistic light refraction for glass lenses

I found this image somewhere on the Internet: It was made with Cinema 4D and some special renderer. I decided to try create somethings similar using our favourite Blender and Cycles. To achieve a ...
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Tabletop Live Edge Sculpting issue [duplicate]

I've tried to create something like this: I made frame and simple box on top of the frame but had a problem of creating natural wooden edges with sculpting but run into this: Can somebody show how ...
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How can I achieve more realism in this given scene? [closed]

I've been working on this project in Cycles for quite some time now and it's probably my first project I created and rendered in blender (besides creating some simple shapes before but not rendering ...
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How to get realistic coloring on quick smoke/fire in blender?

I'm relatively new to blender simulations and have been working with quick smoke and fire. Try as I might I can not get the color of the fire right, and have found no videos/tutorials explaining this. ...
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How can I add a realistic metallic texture to this node setup?

So here is my node setup for a model i want to animate. Ive added a diffuse,bump, and specular map already but i have one last metallic texture i want to add but there are no tutorials online to help ...
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mach/shock diamonds in blender

I'm working on a jet in blender. While thinking about the final scene, I wondered if there was a way to create schock diamonds(also known as Mach diamonds, Mach disks, Mach rings, donut tails or ...
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Spray paint gas simulation

How would you simulate the paint sprayed by a spraypaint can? It should be animated as hitting a wall covered by a stencil, so it must have some kind of gas-dispersion effect when it collides against ...
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Cycles Realistic Lighting & Emission material

I've been reading a bit on realistic lighting in Blender and was introduced to realistic physical light values, as well as color management through Filmic Blender and the Exposure slider. This ...
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How to set up a realistic dry grass (hay) shader?

So this is the node setup: I have been following the Grass Field tutorial by Gleb Alexandrov, found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eshOzshjt90 . But I cant get the grass to look straw yellow ...
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Deform Mesh Subtly, randomly across many Objects

There are lots of good Q/A on the Blender Stack exchange about this stuff, but none of it has so far informed my decisions on the best way to do this, so apologies for any redundancy (I did look ...
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How to start modeling a van (the inside frame)?

I'm new to Blender, and have a specific request... Something I'm struggling with in Blender. I'm first, sorry for my grammar, english is not my native language ! I hope you'll understand everything ! ...
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How to make physically accurate silver in Cycles?

I need extremely accurate representation of real world silver in my curren project. We can approximate "close enought" in cycles, but this time i need it to be accurate. Other commercial rendering ...