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Any way to use procedural material/textures for painting?

I am quite familiar with Blender (V2.81) and now I am starting to experiment with procedural material, made in the material node editor. Now, I know that I can assign different materials to single ...
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Is there something like a stretch or deformation Map?

Working on some procedural materials and wondering if there's some way to get a sense of how much an area has been compressed or stretched from some resting position. Ideally this would be a vector ...
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importing obj file with procedural texture from critic2 to blender [duplicate]

i am trying to import .obj and .mtl file from critic2 (simulation software) to blender 2.79. the file contains a simple mesh of atom with atomic density texture on it. noe when i import the file with ...
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Vector displacement along Z axis

So I'm trying to make a mineral texture for November, and I want to use vector displacement. But I can't get it to go just along the Z-axis, nor will the texture Be shown. In the setting of the ...
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How to get better displacement result

I'm drastically displacing a mesh (with procedural textures) and due to the displacement being rather big and practically "vertical" there aren't enough polygons and it starts to look very stretched: ...
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How I do to add a procedural texture from blender render to cycles?

In Blender Render, I have procedural textures (natural from the app) but, this textures doesn't have in Cycles.
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Exporting procedurally textured models for game engine

Recently I created a model which was texured procedurally. I used noise texture to texture the model and also combined it with a bump and Vorenoi map to add extra geometry to my model. On exporting ...
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How can i make an edge wear mask in eevee?

Is there a way to make a worn edge effect in eevee with nodes and procedural textures? I know it can be done in cycles with pointiness, bevel or ambient occlusion node but those seem to work only in ...
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Creating a spiral along a bezier path

How can I create a spiral that follows an arbitrary bezier path? Here's an example of this in Fusion 360: So, in other words, this is a bezier curve that winds itself around another bezier curve to ...
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Procedurally applying textures [duplicate]

In order to have more control over my normal maps I tried the following workflow: I created a black-and-white image: The image gives me a neat normal map: Now I want to create a procedural texture ...
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Wrap L-System/Fractals around a Sphere

How would I take an L-System structure similar to this image And wrap that structure seamlessly around a sphere like this: It has to be a legitimate L-system, not faked or similar. Thank you.
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Real displacement issue

i am having this weird issue where the displaced geometry has an offset from where the mask is, the mask works very well on the bump node but with displacement i get an offset no matter the amount of ...
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How can I achieve a crystalline glaze material procedurally?

As practice, I've been modelling a pot. I wanted to recreate the crystalline glaze of the pot as a material, but since I'm fairly new to materials, I've been having trouble. I figures a noise texture ...
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How do I make procedural textures match UVs correctly?

I've been working on shaders in Blender (2.8) and I came across an issue where the Wave Textures that I have don't match my UVs. This is how it looks: But I want it to all scale down to the middle ...
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Cycles Procedural Square using Polar Coordinates

I'm using Blender 2.8 and trying to get a grasp on procedural textures. For fun, I was following through the list here at https://thndl.com/square-shaped-shaders.html and now I'm stuck. Equation I'm ...
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Procedural voronoi-esque texture in Cycles?

I'm looking for some help on creating this. What I want to achieve procedurally: My awful attempt: Key things I want : A distorted brick-like pattern, so voronoi might not be the right texture ...
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No displacement on imported OBJ

I created a procedural fabric texture. The fabric texture works fine on all objects created inside blender, but if I import an OBJ (created with c4d) and apply the texture to it I cannot see any of ...
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Orange texture in blender?

How can i recreate this orange procedural texture in blender?
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Is it possible to do this kind of wavy texture procedurally?

How should I proceed creating this kind of wavy texture in Blender?
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Baking procedural textures not working completely

So I am trying to export this model that uses procedural textures to a game engine so I have been trying to bake emission textures for the diffuse but for some reason some of the textures bake as just ...
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plugins or addons that add more nodes?

Are there any plug-ins or addons that add more nodes for use with Blender materials? nodes like warp, wood, vector drawing, etc ??? thanks
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How to spawn object thats spawn objects

How to create some kind of program in blender that spawn object capable of spawning other objects? Only thing i need is spawning random object from some collection, and the object which is spawned ...
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How to have a rigged object snapped to another object's surface?

I'm creating a cute, hyper simplified character, and I'd like to animate it with a rig. It's the sort of character that only has spheres for arms and feed, but when I try to parent the hands they ...
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curving prodecural texture along an object (road Texture)

how can i make a procedural texture follow a curved path? something link this (the yellow lines on the sides) Thank you
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Fabric goes crazy?

I just tried to reproduce a tutorial to create a procedural fabric fiber and I think I almost got it except that sometimes the fiber doesn't behave as supposed to... See, the first two rows look ...
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Different Behavior on Different Faces With Procedural Texturing

I applied a procedural texture on a cube where I want red to be higher than white. At the picture shown, the top face is correct but the front face is wrong. This is just at simple cube, all normals ...
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Making Rounded Tile Corner From Procedural Brick Texture

i've found an old video tutorial on youtube about creating Procedural Tile Material and been able to followed it. not satisfied with the node setup without the Principled BSDF shader, i've tried to ...
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Flat Procedural transition

Is there any way to create flat transition using shaders(nodes) just like in second picture? Is it even possible with shaders? I tried constant ColorRamp but it goes half way through, not full face or ...
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Cycles Nodes: problem combining two procedural masks for bump (fake displacement)

Struggling some problem here. I've made up a procedural node group representing a single area with gradient that can be placed anywhere on a cylinder's side. It works ok. When I combine (via Math Add ...
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Advanced object instancing, to create a distributed network with specific rules… help

My project is simple - create a dynamic neural network, for a stellar animation. Using the skin modifier on a simple wireframe, I created an armature inside a softbody mesh. Next I need to instance ...
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Bake texture from Texture context to image

I created a procedural texture in the Texture context, which I am using for displacement via Displace modifier. Now I want to use the same texture inside the material editor. I could not find a way ...
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How is it possible to make a procedural snakeskin texture?

I've seen some posts like this one showing snakeskin procedural textures. How is this possible? From what I've gleamed on reddit, a voronoi texture is used here? How would you morph that texture into ...
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Modelling ornamental grass procedurally

I am trying to model an ornamental grass procedurally (Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'). I want to be able to do this procedurally (not combing for example) because, unlike normal grass, it has a ...
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Why does my procedural texture look different after cell fracture?

I've got a character out of MakeHuman that I want to break apart like a statue. I've applied a procedural stone texture to the character. I applied the armature modifier, then separated the hand (the ...
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How to show out of bounds texture from a modulo operation [duplicate]

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 ...
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Execute function on object selection

I am using only objects from photogrammetry and the scale is far from ok when I import them. I would like to be able to scale it automatically on selection if its mesh volume is lower than a precise ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Using procedural noise with the displacement modifier

Applying the displace modifier changes to another random noise map. is there a way to "lock" the current generated noise?
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How to add dirt on a direction of the object

I have modeled a car and now im trying to texturize it. I would like to make the materials proceduraly, so I have not unwrapped the model (if its necesary I will, but I dont want to bake the textures)....
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Creating rings with wave texture?

Trying to make a procedural metal texture. I used this question to help me make the blue wave texture wrap around the object but I also want to have the red wave texture form in rings so that it would ...
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How can i model Montressor Spaceport from Treasure Planet?

i've started a project about Treasure Planet, some ships are already done, but i don't know how i can model this thing, here is some references : https://youtu.be/MI1_3oqwsFk?list=PL4tadHw-...
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How to make spiralling longitudinal line material? [duplicate]

Some time ago i read a thread in blender stack exchange discussing how to make a longitudinal line procedural material, the user carlo posted a great reply with a material (carlo's material attached ...
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procedurally generated mold (fungus) using voronoi texture?

I have been trying to recreate a good looking procedural mold texture for a bit now. I have found the best approach to creating the actual round shape of the mold patches seen in the pic seem to be ...
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how to have a seamlessly pattern texture with equal scale in a object

how can i have a seamlessly pattern texture with equal scale in a object, i trying to make some procedural textures, but i have issues with the scale its not equal if i plug it to object or generated ...
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Procedural Entangled Vines

Is there a way in Blender to procedurally create a group of vines or "cords" "cables" etc that get entangled? Instead of manually moving all vertices to create this entanglement
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Blender 2.8 procedural texture defaulting to pink

I am attempting to create a procedural texture to generate land masses, oceans, and clouds on a "planet." I used a series of voronoi and noise textures to generate this image. When I attempt to add ...
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Procedural Materials On Fluid Simulations

Been struggling with this for a while. I've made a procedural lava shader and I want to put it on a fluid sim. The problem is, all the mapping methods I've tried make the fluid travel through noise ...
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2.79 Baking normal maps with procedural texture doesn't work

(Blender v. 2.79) Hey Blender community! I am not completely new to Blender but not really experienced either. I wanted to model a container and use a procedural material to get some rusty spots on ...
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Procedural wear and tear on a large number of identical objects

How would one go about generating procedural wear and tear on a large number of otherwise identical objects? I'd like to make the wear different for each object.