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Camera projection without generating UV's?

I'd like to project an image sequence onto arbitrary geometry without touching its UV's. I already tried the UV project modifier as well as a lamp as projector. Using the Mapping node within the ...
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Project photo onto mesh UV texture

I am trying to project an image, taken from a certain angle, onto a mesh. For the experiment I have a simple box. I was hoping I could use this for more complex geometry, like a 3D scanned room for ...
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Curves projected on object

i am trying to do a xenomorph egg like in the pic below but i am stuck at creating the 'petals' edges to look realistic, any idea if a curve projected on the egg main is the way to go ?All i currently ...
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Move a project from 2.93 to 3.0 without causing issues

I have some projects created with 2.93 version. Because of the speed of CycleX, I want to continue my project in 3.0. In this post , it was said that it's better to continue in the same version to ...
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How can I project a face to meet another object's surface?

is there a quick way to move a face to meet another, but keeping the connected edges at their current angle? I'd like to make my yellow side wall meet the red post, filling the gap between the two. ...
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Project Organization

Greetings dear 3D artists! I have a group of objects (3-4 pieces) in one file. These objects are animated using Rigid Body physics. I am moving these objects into a common file of a large project. The ...
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Snap or project bezier curve to mesh surface

I've got a curve which follows the edges of a mesh. This curve is done manually, and I'd like to keep it this way. The mesh has no edge loops that I can use to duplicate them and separate them to be ...
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Does 'apply camera image' not work for OpenEXR camera background images?

I Recently started using Meshroom to photoscan buildings. While the raw Meshroom output is hardly ever usable directly (with my cheap camera anyway), does provide an extremely nice basis for modeling ...
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How can I do anamorphose with blender?

I every one, I'm wondering some can helping me, I want to create a wall anamorphose like Georges Rousse I just want to put a text in 360° in all the room project from the perfect center and after be ...
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Transfering blender to new pc [duplicate]

How do i transfer everything from my old laptop to my new laptop? I want all my blender projects exactly like they where on my old pc. I tried transferring one blend file, but it ended up missing some ...
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Editing issues after knife project

After knife projecting, and heading back into edit mode, I find that all the vertices are invisible, and I get a very peculiar way of moving/editing things which is highly inconvienient. Here is an ...
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Smart UV Project/Unwrap

I'm having trouble using the Smart UV Project Unwrap in Blender 2.81. When I go into shading to check the Unwrap, I apply a basic checker texture and it shows a stretch in the Z axis. Why is this so? ...
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How to display a projected texture on a mesh?

I'm working with UV Project modifier in Blender 2.81a but can't achieve the exepected result as shown on the documentation page. I've seen other questions regarding the Project modifier but all seems ...
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Shrinkwrap projection seems to ignore part of target mesh

I'm trying to use the Shrinkwrap modifier to project a flat mesh onto this object: I select Mode: Project, On Surface, and set it to Direction: Negative, Axis: Z. The result is this: Which is a ...
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Any way to make a curve from intersection of two objectives?

Maybe its a noob question but I still cant find a simple solution about how to get a curve (or mesh edges) from intersection of two objectives. Something like project knife doing, but there should be ...
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How to raycast a list of heights with ray cast

I need to reproduce what the shrinkwrap modifier does but without creating geometry. I have an xml containing a list of locations "Seat" (x,y,z) in world space and I need to loop through them ...
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Why is the image on the mesh warped while using the UV Project modifier?

I'm using the UV project modifier to project an image from a projector. This projector is also a camera with the coordinates obtained using fSpy. Blender stackexchange user Cegaton taught me how to do ...
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Project on a 3D model

I have rendered an image from my 3D model and I do some processing on the image and now I add (lets say) a new point on the rendered image. Is it possible in any way to project this point from the ...
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Python script that takes xyz and returns the perspective matrix vertex coordinates [duplicate]

I've been trying to write a script that receives the xyz coordinates of a vertex of a 3D object and returns the xyz coordinates of the vertex in a prespective projection plane, more or less like in ...
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Modify the Save project function

[Intro] I'm looking for the Python function (if it exists at all) that saves the .blend file in order to modify it. If it doesn't exist - Please continue reading. I'm opened to any suggestions! [...
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How could one unwrap/morph/project a complex 3D mesh to a flat surface?

I'm working with a 3D mesh (non-convex) and would like to achieve a similar effect as shown in the following video: From: https://youtu.be/Z0Qiq22PRWQ?t=1544 In other words, if I'm starting with a ...
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Loop cut not working on my blender project? [closed]

friends, I'm confused with my problem. is there anyone who can fix my project? I want to do vertical edge like in a photo. my project:https://drive.google.com/open?id=...
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Is there anyway to append Geo nodes so I can use powerful nodes in different projects?

I have one big file with a bunch of useful Geo node setups, I feel dumb for asking, but am I able to group the set of nodes and append them like I am able to with shader nodes?
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Is there a way to get Project from View unwrap to work with modifiers without applying them?

I have an object with an armature modifier (although this would apply to any modifier that deforms the mesh). I want to Project from View unwrap to get a UV map for one pose, then change the pose and ...
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UV Project modifier doesn't line up with background image

I am using a UV Project modifier to add a video to a plane that matches to my camera view. But the image is the wrong aspect, and its dimensions (1080 x 720) don't match my project dimensions (1280 x ...
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Mesh artifacts after Knife project

I used a Knife projection tool to cut the cockpit window out of a fuselage. But after that, I get some artifacts. (These weird lines coming out of the window.) Cannot understand what is the cause for ...
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Project vertices to middle plane

I have two rectangular profiles that face each other at an angle (see image). Now I want to create a middle plane in between those faces with the outer vertices on the continuation of those profiles. ...
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How put my vegetation in specifics mesh in my Hex World. (Geometry Nodes)

I have a problem with the location of my vegetation. I want to place the vagetation on my hexagonal terrain, but I don't know who. Whenever I try to put this in my hexagonal world, I have trees and ...
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Is it worst or not to have multiple linked blend files into my main project?

If I want to work with linked meshes, collections etc, what is better so to keep my main project "light"? To have one separate blend file where I'll keep all my prototypes in there, or to ...
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Painted and projected UVs not working as expected [duplicate]

Why are my strokes on Krita getting artifacts when I project them on this gun in Blender? P.s. It only happens with this part of the gun.
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can anyone open this .blend file?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/16cueTZkoW1YCj9--AD0HE6X1c-as07aE/view?usp=sharing This is my second lost project. saved the project and now blender crashes when attempting to re open. tried opening ...
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How to project a video onto a mesh using UV Project modifier?

I'd like to project a video onto a mesh but the projection is distorted when I use the UV Project modifier. What I basically would like to do is reconstructing a scene. I already have a camera track ...
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Why is blender physics bake slowing down after a couple of bakes?

When I'd do the first bake on my project the bake would literally go zip... done, but after a few bakes the bake time would go to a few minutes instead, and without adjustments.. Does the program ...
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Blender Error, *SAVED VERTICES COUNT DIFFERENT FROMM CURRENT* in TK 17 3D Female Body

So! I'm new here, I created my account today, and i'm searching the internet a lot about this error, and i could not fin a way to fix it "SAVED VERTICES COUNT DIFFERENT FORM CURRENT" So I will ...
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How do I get this movie texture to animate as projected on an object? [duplicate]

I'm just trying to get a movie texture to play on an object - can't seem to get it to play in Blender 2.8 (when pressing space). The project can be found here. Can anybody suggest a solution?
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How to change texture on specific parts of 3D human model? (i.e., change the shirt using a 2D image of a shirt)

I have 3D human models as rigged objects in Blender. I wish to change the clothing of these models using 2D images of clothes. For example, if I have a 2D image of a red shirt, I wish to project that ...
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Projecting a Transparent image in blender

I am trying to project an image(PNG) with some transparent area onto a plane in the blender, but the alpha area is black. Is there any way to make it transparent?
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Shortcuts have randomly changed mid-project

In the time this issue occurred I have not updated Blender. So I started learning blender recently and was getting the hang on some shortcuts then after an hour or so of work, literally midway through ...
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Compress vs Uncompress when managing blend files with GIT

As you all know, there is a compression option when saving blend files in Blender. I tested to commit the changes to GIT with a blend file consisting of 50 torus with 3 subdivisions applied. I thought ...
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Why are my objects black?

My models are black in the material preview and render view. The problem arised when I turned on my project. Everything worked before. I added the screenshot below.
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How to load a lot of images (9000) [duplicate]

Newbie here. I want to create a video of moving a camera down a hallway that has (pngs) as the portraits on the walls, kind of like a gallery. I have about 9000 images that I want to display as the ...
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Blender turning blank after opening

No matter what I do after opening blender on the laptop or what the version of windows 10 it's even on (meaning 2.8 to 2.93.4) even if I open my Project or after blender starts running and scroll on ...
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I can't Scale or rotate in Blender 2.83

I was working in a homework of my school and everything was working fine, but when I wanted add a new object, I couldn't rotate or scale, just move the object. I think that accidentally I pressed a ...
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Extracting drawings from a model

i've made a model of a part and need 2d cad drawings how do I get high rez drawings from a 3d model? i've tried flat shading and taking screenshots but that is too small, does anyone know a better way?...
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Projecting from camera in a specific frame (and other vfx stuff)

I'm experimenting a bit with VFX. I have tracked the scene, solved the camera, put some area lights, put the shadow catcher and all that stuff. Now I am trying to put more realism using the mesh of ...
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My skp file isn't imported into Sketch up correctly [duplicate]

I installed an add-on that allows you to import skp format of the Sketch up model, but the model is imported without textures
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Project a 3D object into a 2D object [duplicate]

I'd like to create a 2D object (outline only), as a projection of a 3D object on a plane; for example, I would like the outline I see from the top view (the orange loop, as shown here), to be a 2D ...
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How to use different actions with the same object over linked scenes?

Set up is straightforeward: I have empty-cube: "CarEmpty", the empty is a parent of lots of mesh parts of a car :). I had to present to the viewer 2 different behaviour of the car in my ...
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Fitting Geometry to Surface (Tiles to roof) with complex surface

Im modeling a roof and want to cover it with tiles. I’ve chosen to also model the individual tiles insted of using a texture or the like. Now I’m at a particular part of the roof that has a complex ...
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Refractive Portrait (Camera Porjection Technique) Possible in Blender?

I found this simple maya tutorial, and was wondering if it is possible to do this in blender? Tutorial is here: https://docs.arnoldrenderer.com/display/A5AFMUG/Refractive+Portrait I dont know Blender ...
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