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Questions tagged [procedural]

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Modeling with math or procedural methods? [duplicate]

I am looking to create a mathematically correct parabolic dish in Blender. I have played around by using proportional editing and whatnot, but in my experience this does not provide the precision that ...
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Best way to “autofill” a model with preset 3D pattern or module

I am looking for any plugin or built-in function to fast-modeling repetitive patterns. I explain myself: Having roof tiles and the structure of a roof, how could I fill faces by selecting them? This ...
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how can I create a procedural circuit board texture

Im curious If it's possible to create a fully procedural texture similar to this reference image using only material nodes
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node system and procedural in blender

What node system add-ons,other than sverchok, animation nodes and every thing nodes are there in Blender. And, if available, procedural add-ons (not in a node interface) for modeling, animation, etc?
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Custom nodes without OSL

I want to make custom nodes, but since custom OSL nodes do not have proper GPU support yet, I was wondering if there was another option. The ultimate aim is to create a noise texture like the perlin ...
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Procedural Textures Distorted

I was wondering what caused this weird texture distortion. Every time I try to add noise or distortion using procedural textures, this happens Before distortion it looks like this I want something ...
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procedural texture randomises its position every frame of animation

So i'm making an animation and the texture on the gloves are procedurally generated. after rendering I noticed that the texture looks really dodgy and moves about but not even in the same way as if I ...
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How to make a procedural planet material with varied roughness of land and water in Cycles with Blender 2.8?

I am trying to make a Earth-like planet in Blender 2.8. I will try to explain my question with details if possible. Here is the shader I am using in text form: [Noise Texture]|Fac|>|Fac|[Color Ramp]>|...
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3d Volume from 2d Texture

is it somehow possible to generate volumetric information from a 2D Image Texture? I experimented already quite a bit, but with no succes. I thought about using the RGB, or better said, the BW-...
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Fiber like/Neurons Structure Mesh or surface (VFX) in Blender

I'm researching how to achieve and effect like in provided image. Please help me out to figure out how to setup procedural 3d texture for displacement or shall I use another technique?
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How to transform (translate, rotate, scale) Vertex Groups using drivers?

I'm trying my hand at procedural modelling using Blender. Houdini is known for procedural modelling, however, I want to achieve the same with an open source software like Blender. I am currently ...
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A.N.T generator noise settings

The A.N.T generator has a huge set of noise options 19 noise types 10 noise bases So if I want a particular kind of landscape (mountains, fells) how to properly set noise type and basis. Is the ...
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How to create a hyperspace window effect? [closed]

I would like to create the hyperspace window from the Stargate series. I tried dynamic paint, many different textures (mostly combining gradient and noise), different texture coordinates, displacement ...
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Join objects with procedural material

I am struggling with this problem for a while now. I have created a procedural material for my buddy the low poly plant. I needs some tweaking but it's fine for now. Now i want to join the separate ...
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How to twist radial vector to make spirals?

I'm trying to create a procedural rainbow spiral in cycles like this: The reference created by rotating the center vertex with proportional editing on, then assigning material slots to multiple ...
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Substance Designer Questions [closed]

Substance Designer I have heard about because of blender guru, I am a new blender user, I have quit before, but now I am more interested into blender. Substance Designer I heard was a bit popular the ...
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Non-destructive design around a circle/cylinder

I want to create a ring with smooth custom details around its rim. Basically a Blender alternative to SolidWorks wrap function. Does anyone know how to create a ring like the one in the picture? ...
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Is there a way to change the phase of a wood texture?

Is there a way to change the phase of the wood texture that is used for a Displacement Modifier?
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Gradient in a Checker Texture's individual cells

How can I add a gradient in a Checker Texture's individual cells procedurally? My goal is to create a procedural carbon fiber material.
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How would I procedurally texture a marble tile floor without the texture spreading across every tile?

Basically I have a tile which I duplicated using an array modifier to make the floor: Then in the node editor I created a procedural marble texture using nodes and got this: The problem with this ...
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How to translate plane coordinates x,y to equirectangular?

I have a procedural texture with a circle made by formula X ** 2 + Y ** 2 < R ** 2. It looks like a circle on a plane. But if I try to use this formula in the World environment - the circle is ...
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Why could a material look different in rendered result and in viewport Rendered shading mode?

This is my first node group and I can't figure out why the material showing up in the viewport looks different than what is rendering. Please, can someone help? Rendered material: Viewport material: ...
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Fractal Noise in Blender Stretches From Origin Point- Why?

To make a good noise for terrain generation you can hook up a noise texture to the scale of another noise texture. I like using this, but I noted one limitation- if the texture coordinates become ...
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How to make a procedural node setup to for raindrop effect for EEVEE?

I just saw this amazing video that shows procedural raindrop effect using a node setup in EEVEE, created by this person. It's not possible to see the node setup from the video. So I wonder if someone ...
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Procedural frosting texture

What do you believe is the best way to make a procedural texture like the one on the photo? I mean the top part. I tried to combine noise and voronoi/musgrave, but it didn`t give the desired amount of ...
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How to control a procedural texture with an empty?

I´d like to -somehow- assign an empty object to drive a procedural texture. The idea is that I can rotate, scale or move the empty and thus it transform the procedural texture (bricks, noise texture, ...
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Vertices—loop indices vs. unique indices

I need to set the colors of vertices from data generated by third-party simulation. To do this, I need to access the vertices by their unique indices with the Python API. I can do this with bpy.data....
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Is it possible to have a procedural texture radiate from the CENTER of a sphere?

I know how to animate a procedural texture to make it translate, rotate and scale on an object, but is it possible to animate a procedural texture to radiate from the center of a sphere? Think of ...
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Procedural texturing question

I'm trying to make a procedural texture like this (sorry I only have a very small screencap of this particular texture): It's a type of metal that has a semi-linear carving into it with a bit of raw/...
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Rotating, Moving or Placing Procedural Texture on an Object

I have modelled an object with procedural material. I wish that the texture could either be rotated, moved or placed anywhere in the x-y-z axis or, the surface of it. This is how far I've gone with ...
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How can I recreate this texture?

I want to recreate the texture of the stone sofa in this painting: and apply it to this object I have in blender. I am still kind of a noob so I don't know whether it can be achieved in the ...
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Map a texture to a torus

In my latest render for Instagram I ran into a mapping problem. As a referece, this is the image: The black and white striped bridge basically is half a torus with two cylinders attached to it. I ...
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Is it possible to use texture node graph with displace modifier?

I would like to use different textures and combine and animate them. If I use simple texture with displace modifier it works fine. But if I turn on "Use Nodes" to create a node graph for the texture ...
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joining two objects distorts procedural texture

In blender I created a procedural marble material using nodes and no image textures and also using generated texture coordinates and it looks great in this image but when I go to join the marble ...
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How to make procedural very large/detailed volcano

I was looking for making a large scale Volcanic eruption, the tutorials I found are either too manual on the train generation or they are too detailed via sculpting that it's simply impractical for ...
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Can I turn a procedural displacement into geometry?

I was following this tutorial to create procedural rocks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFsVzDXYOKw It gives some really nice results (that I admittedly don't fully understand), the only problem is ...
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Procedural texture is not visible in render

I made procedural texture, but it is only visible in material viewport shading but not in rendered view or rendered image. Can anyone please advise me what is wrong?
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Mapping from a Start Material to a End Material Type (Procedurally generate materials )

I am not sure if this is even possible. I need to programmatically generate materials from lets say a metal glossy type to material of type diffuse or emission. I need to create maybe 10 materials ...
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How to i add a gradient to particles, normal to the emitters surface?

This is a very special question i'd imagine ;) I have a base shape, that uses a particle system with pyramids on it. Im triyng to add a gradient to the pyramid-spikes. This efffect by itself can be ...
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Does something like a Join Modifier exist?

Lately I've been experimenting with procedural shapes, based on a very limited mesh. I found myself looking for a way to join two meshes using a modifier. The Boolean modifier doesn't do the trick. It ...
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weird artifacts with procedural texture

In blender cycles I tryed to create a brushed aluminum texture using a node setup with a voronoi texture and a mapping node but when it was rendered I noticed there was a weird ripple artifact when ...
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Seamless animation of Wave procedural texture

Following advice from this question on Stack Exchange I’m now able to seamlessly animate generated textures. I’m now using these methods to animate stripes via the Wave texture. Something that I’ve ...
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Texture looks good on some faces but not others

I'm using a procedural stainless steel texture in Cycles. I've Smart UV Projected all faces ("Correct Aspect" is checked, "Stretch to UV bounds" is unchecked). After unwrapping, some faces look ...
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Drive value with no input

I’m trying to create a procedural tile texture using Brick Texture nodes, however I am having a slight problem. I want to be able to drive the offset value of the brick textures from outside of the ...
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How to make a procedural brick texture(not wall just one piece of brick)?

So i tried to make this texture and failed miserably. Idont know but it never really looked realistic. i deleted what i have in anger, so cant post it now, but can anyone help me in making this thing ...
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Combining image texture and brick texture

I am trying to combine a BRICK TEXTURE and some IMAGE TEXTURE but without a great success. I would like that stone textures fit perfectly inside each paving slabs. I found this exercises very ...
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Cycles nodes: is there a way to find coordinates change, derivative, direction?

I want to get a unique random value for every face using direction of mesh coordinates. Like a derivative, position change, a unit vector based on current face's vertices. (I guess, something similar ...
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Place/spawn objects along curve with randomized scale and rotation?

Is possible to place/spawn objects along curve with randomized scale and rotation? I'm looking for lazy way to create flowers and randomized procedural patterns. Thanks
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Procedural generation of cavern floor for 3D printing

I have started out creating a texture that I'm using to displace a mesh to create a cavern floor texture for 3D printing D&D floor tiles. The texture looks like this. This results in a nice model ...
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Having trouble adjusting depth of procedural texture with several mixes

I've been working on a procedural texture for the lunar surface, including craters, surface rocks, and the undulations in the ground. At this point it's for features on a scale of about 1 to 30 meters....