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How to Make a Mirror that Bounces / Reflects Spot Light as a Projector Would?

Playing around and enjoying this method to simulate an image projection as a video projector would in Blender. Using this tutorial. I am now trying to see how it might be possible to simulate "...
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Compositing isn't working through reflection

I have my scene composited to shine like this: I have a reflection cubemap on a sphere, and a camera pointing right at it, to get a good view of the earth seen from an astronaut's helmet. I'm having ...
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Insides of glass is white

The reflections in some areas of my glass material is white. The environment is a dark room with a few point lights. There are no bright light sources or objects in the scene that would make such a ...
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Blender screen space reflection on mac

I use blender 3.1.2 on Mac and I wanted to make a sphere into a transparent object. To do that, they told me to go to Render Properties and click "screen space reflection" and select ...
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Problem reflection between the floor and the room

I don't understand why I have the red colour on the white wall. It seems to come from the floor, a red carpet. I would like to remove this colour and keep the wall white. Do you know how to do this? I ...
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Reflection problem

Guys I'm using blender so I want to create a mirror in it. I was turn on the screen space reflection in both render tab and material tab and reflection plane is also fit to plane object and also used ...
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How to get rid of black shadows in glass ring?

I'm making a glass ring in Blender and am running into a very persistent problem with very dark shadows inside the ring. I am working with the Cycles render engine, as in Eevee the glass just appears ...
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Why does the Shader to RGB node remove Screen Space Reflections?

Starting with 3.2, any material that includes a Shader to RGB node cannot have Screen Space Reflections, no matter if said node is connected to the shader that actually gives the reflections. This ...
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object transparent in render

an object in my scene (actually multiple) are all transparent in render. this is because of the transmission box i have unchecked in the object properties tab i have the box checked in order to not ...
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The Texture is gone in the rendering [duplicate]

I am very new to Blender. My texture/material is gone in the render result.
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How to Create Fire Reflection in Eevee?

I'm making a fireplace. The Eevee rendered image has no fire reflection when using a Principled Volume shader on both stainless steel and glass surface. I tried using a Reflection Cubemap to no avail.
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Layering with reflections and shadows

So I'm trying to figure out how to do a thing using layers, that can technically be done without, but might become necessary if I have a lot of complex geometry. I created a file and render to ...
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Blender reflects an HDRI that no longer exists in a project and ignores current ones

I am using Blender 3.2 and I have project that I started with 2.8 or 2.9 if that matters. I changed the HDRI map but no matter what, when roughness is low, it reflects that old HDRI, it even reflects ...
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How to change the way an object reflects the environment?

I would like to know if it is possible to adjust the way a mesh reflects the environment map. I have 2 meshes on my scene. One seems to reflect the environment correctly (it's an imported mesh), the ...
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Remove reflection

Hey Guys, Is there any way to mute the reflection in the cup? It makes it feel unreal.
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Blender Reflection Plane Subsurface Lighting? (3.0.1) (Eevee)

Hi, I'm trying to get these lamps to show their subsurface lighting in the reflections. How do I do this? I was also trying to get a mirror to reflect into the window reflections, however it just ...
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How do I reduce reflections from the background?

I have these blue reflections on the yellow surface. What is a good way to get rid of them? Yellow surface should still look "wet".
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How do I get rid of the black lines in my ground plane texture?

this is my current eevee render I just want my render to look like this one below Nodes for the ground plane: The Blender file: Blender file
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Light source reflection is just a circle

So here I have my scene. The point light in the lamp looks great except for in the reflection, as you can see. I've tried to disable different visibility check boxes in the properties menu but that ...
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Constraint controlled reflective mesh

Is there a way to use constraints such that a mesh with reflective material will be at the correct angle to reflect light from a point source to a target object? Or if not with constraints, is there a ...
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Faking acurate reflections with an environmet texture on a model with a normal map

So, I've tried making cubemap-like reflections on a model with an environment texture (the ones that come with blender for now). The sphere on the right has just the regular reflection from the ...
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Eevee Reflections Clipping at an Angle

In my current project, Eevee is clipping my reflections when at an angle. In this screenshot, the camera is pointing downward and the top of the red cube is being clipped. The cube's reflection can ...
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How do I add an emissions node to a material with a mixed shader?

I am making a scene where there are curtains behind a window and lights are supposed ot emit through the curtain and be seen through the window. The issue im having is that the glass is too reflective ...
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Transparency with a Mirror

I made my background transparent to add a different background to it, I got to get the windows to show the transparency background as shown here But in my mirror, it shows a black background on the ...
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remove reflection of light but keep surface reflective

I have a material in my scene that is reflective and it seems to be reflecting the source of the area light. I tried to find the ray visibility options but I'm using eevee so they aren't there. how ...
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Why is half of the smoke not showing in the reflection when I turn on "indirect only"?

I have a character that is emitting smoke and standing on a plane with glass shader. I want to render the plane with the reflections and the smoke separately. However, when I turn on "indirect ...
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Light emitting object from behind the camera not reflecting from another object EEVEE [duplicate]

As title says, I have a big cube serving as a room, image below: There is also a cube with a metallic texture that reflects the lights of the cube, image below: But as you can see in this image, the ...
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White dots in glass cup's reflection

When I make glass cup object, I notice there is alot of white dots on my glass cup's reflection like this (For your info, this is in render view mode) Since then, I try this tips https://www....
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How to only render reflections on surface and keep the background transparent?

I want to render a scene with a glossy object and a glossy floor plane and I want it to have a transparent background. I can do it without the reflections on the floor but when I try to add the ...
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how do I make seamless reflections on curved Geometry? (See picture)

How do I line up the reflections on this geometry so it is more seamless? As you can see in the picture it doesn't quite line up.
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How to achieve a retroreflector material in Eevee

A simple way to obtain a very good retroreflective material in Cycles is by connecting the Incoming output of the Geometry Node to the Normal input of Principled BSDF (ang raising the Metallic ...
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How do I reflect the movement of an armitage on the opposite side, without rotating the Mirror axis?

It really needs the pictures to explain but essentially I have 2 wings. 1 wing which has a Mirror modifier which reflects to the other side. I'm adding bones to the original wing in order to make a ...
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Glass object's surface problem

I have use glass bsdf node on bottle object to make it looks like glass but i think there is mistake just like this. The part that i mark with colour paint,i dont know what is that, and why it end up ...
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Enable Light Probes of Collection Instances

I modeled a mirror in a seperate scene in its own collection to keep things organized, applied a reflective material and, because I am using EEVEE for rendering, gave it a reflection plane light probe....
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Hard Reflections

I've been doing a study about NPR and I am struggling with adjusting the reflections of the train's windshield based on the reference I'm trying to copy. Is there any way to get hard reflections of an ...
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Blender Interference Color node group

Since English is not an official language here in Japan, so I'm sorry if there are any mistakes involved in the following sentences. I am a beginner of Blender 3D software. However, since I'm ...
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is there a way to get this sort of reflection on an object? [duplicate]

i found this vaporwave image and i would like to know if you can get a sort of rainbow reflection like this? basically i want to make a holographic reflection
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Saving or creating an environment or reflection cube map

Im just starting to use the reflection maps that are generated by the 'Indirect lighting' tab of the Eevee render settings. I know these are saved to a cache and then sort of applied to the object, ...
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Material reflects generic light but not custom emissive material [duplicate]

I have a wall with a reflective material. If I put a generic light source (point and area) they are both reflected and you can see their form in the reflections, however I have then a custom emissive ...
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Is there a way to make 'textured' refractions in Blender?

I have this color glass object, that has like a ribbed texture to it and I was wondering, is there a way to make the refractions you see on the wall also 'ribbed'? I also would want to hear about some ...
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Why do I have this very weird reflections?

Why are those real weird reflection on the edge of the the driver appear. I didn't use any kind of glossy or metallic material on it. How do I fix it? Thank you in advance I'll include blender file
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Why do I have this weird reflections?

Why are those weird reflection on the edge of the blue driver appear. I didn't use any kind of glossy or metallic materials on it. How do I fix it? Thank you in advance I added the project file
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Geometry Nodes: Reflected RayCast (Camera Culling with Reflections)

I want to compute second ray to distribute my points for reflection surfaces (Somehow solve camera culling problem for reflections, when you cant see scattered trees/grass on glasses with camera ...
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Imported model (gltf) does not reflect light

I have this model that I downloaded from sketchfab. It is in gltf format. It does not catch or reflect any light. This is not the first model that I download from there and usually, I just add ...
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Object not showing in mirror reflection

How to solve the problem where my object (floor of the room) is not showing in mirror reflection. I am using Cycles. Thank you for your answers.
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I applied Environmental Texture to the object, but I want it only on Suzanne and not on the Glass. How do I do that?

So I have been making this model, Suzanne in a Glass. I applied Environmental Texture for some effects but I want them on Suzanne alone and not on the Glass. I want the glass to not reflect the ...
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Using Cubemap/Mirrorball Texture on a material

I'm looking for a way to create a cubemap effect that mimics that seen in Source Engine materials, either through use of the cubemap faces or the mirrorball/sphere that is included in some of the ...
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how do i remove hdri image from reflections. [Image added]

I want to keep the reflections from other meshes but remove the hdri image from reflecting. I just want to use the hdri for lighting. image shows what I want showing and not. green good red bad. using ...
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glossy indirect reflection showing through object

There is a faint line at the top of the phone which matches the gloss indirect pass shown below. This is the node setup, the odd thing is there was also another line down the left side of the phone ...
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Rendered Image and preview look different

I am new to blender and I have been trying to get a render in Cycles. But the image looks nothing alike. There's a reflection the object which isn't there in the preview Preview: Final Render: I ...

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