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Reflection plane flickering randomly in animation

I have a floor with a reflection plane on it, first renders were perfectly fine but this is the second project I have this issue with: as the scene gets more complex, reflection planes begin ...
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How to make glass material transparent in mirror reflection? [duplicate]

I'm new to Blender and as I was creating a bathroom, I noticed that my shower glasses were not rendered properly in the mirror reflection they appear grey Any idea how to resolve this ? I tried ...
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Blenderguru's Coffee tutorial: Coffee does not reflect correct in Viewport/Rendering

UPDATE: So resetting default preferences helped. But I checked the preferences file (not readable with editor). I then screenshot evry settings tab and compared with factory settings. There was no ...
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How to make infinite mirror room in eevee?

Alright I looked at Making a realistic infinite mirror tunnel and am trying to make an infinite mirror room in 2.8 eevee. The answer says to increase light path bounces, but obviously this doesnt ...
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Black spots in reflections (Cycles)

I've added some water droplets to an object, and they all have tons of small black spots. I've tried turning up the number of bounces, adding edge split modifiers, and resetting the normals. Any help ...
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Color catcher in video

I am still new to Blender. I would like to ask if you know how I may apply something like a color catcher to the first picture. So the object wall will disappear but the color will stay. Thank you
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How to remove an environment reflection?

I'm a beginner and don't know how to get rid of the environment reflection that is in every object (Blender 2.8). I also can't find a simple tutorial how to see objects through class. I just can't ...
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Faking a Window Material (Cycles)

Does anyone have experience creating a window material that prevents looking through it. I want to create a material that looks close to a regular glass material, but without showing an empty chasm of ...
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disable HDRI reflections on the model while keeping its lighting [duplicate]

disable the HDRI reflections on the object which is placed inside an emission sphere
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Help! Transparency and refraction not showing up in viewport like tutorial

I am brand new to Blender and following CG Boost's beginner tutorial series. I'm at the part where he's adding a bunch of drops on the surface of an apple, and I set everything identical to the video,...
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Reflective material don't reflect a mesh

I am quite new to Blender. I tried to set up a scene with a little character I modelised with a floor and an hdr. My problem is that the parts of my character which has a reflective material reflect ...
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HDRI strange double rotation with glass shader

I am using EEVEE and when I see in render mode through a glass there is a transparent "copy" of the environment image's reflection but with a different rotation. The problem is caused by the glass ...
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White vertices still present in render of image

I'm new to Blender, but I've managed to set up and render a scene. However, I can't seem to overcome one small quibble: upon rendering, there are white nodes/vertices left despite having a material ...
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Screen Space Reflection Flickering During Animation

I'm trying to eliminate the "bouncing" or flickering reflection of an animated object rendered using EEVEE. I have a simple text object on a semi-reflective surface (specular 1.0, roughness 0.25) and ...
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PNG alpha weirdness Eevee

Hey guys, my eevee render is sorta double-reflecting my PNG sequence. Is this a known issue?
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Glass and gloss reflections in evee

Anyone know how to do reflections on large flat glass or glossy planar objects (like building windows) in eevee? This was very simple to do with Blender 2.7's Internal Render Engine. I want that, in ...
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Preventing text or object from reflecting in scene (blend file included)

I have an object / text that reflects in a scene is there a way to have the text / object be excluded from creating reflections onto other objects? I would like the text to look "normal" and not have ...
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Water reflection malfunctions in landscape scene

I just did a first cycles render of my first landscape scene (see attached). Upon first inspection I noticed a part of the reflection of the cherry blossom tree was too clear compared to the rest of ...
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How can I make a glossy BDSF shader reflect the true color of an emission?

I have a red glossy shader on a car and a different object with a blue emission shader, the blue emission is reflecting off the glossy shader as yellow. How can I make the reflection the true color of ...
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VFX Shot: Dolly into blue screen picture frame that reflects

Hey Blender community, First of all. You are clearly a lovely bunch. I just dove into making my Donut, as guided by Andrew’s great tutorial series, and was delighted at what I learned. I decided I ...
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How can I get Infinit Reflections on Cylces

I have this circular room with mirrors instead of walls, but when I go to the render tab, at some point it gets black, how can I make the mirror material have limitless reflections? I'm using the ...
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Blender Eevee reflection plane gives warped reflection

I want my ground to have a nice reflection, but the reflection plane is acting very strangely (See photo below). What's also weird is that the reflection plane works for most of the scene. When I add ...
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Reflections of smooth object renders wrong

i am working on a simple rigid body simulation and was wondering why the reflection of the light in my scene off the spheres look wrong in the final render. Here are what it looks like in the viewport ...
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How to include volumetric fog in reflection capture?

I've added a volumetric fog to World through Volume Scatter node, added Glossy (or Gloss, can't remember which one) material on Sphere, added Reflection Capture to sphere. After building captures, you ...
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Angle between reflected light and facing camera vector

I want to set the color of a material based on the angle between the reflected light ray and the camera angle using a gradient. Maybe there is a simpler way, but I think I've to use vector math to ...
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Reflective Glass shader, like those in our window

I want my glass in Blender to be reflective and also transparent, like most glasses of the windows (not MS Windows). They reflect light to the lighter side. For example, during the day, it behaves ...
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Blocky Reflections on Glass

I am working with a car model and getting all of the materials ready for use in my project. The side windows have a noticeable reflection issue where the reflection appears blocky. The headlight cover ...
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Monotone/ desaturated reflection material in Blender/ Cycles [duplicate]

Does anybody know how to get desaturated reflection (monotone) made from colorful object? Blue object, white plane beneath. With standard settings the reflection is blue. I would like to have it black ...
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Unwanted glowing line where particles intersect with the particle emitter

I am working on a Project and I got a problem with my particle system. I use planes to generate lots of foliage for my background. There is a reflection where the plane intesects with the Underground/...
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Creating camera lens material

I'm creating a camera lens, and I have problems with creating a glass material. As you know, this kind of glass has colored reflections caused by special anti reflective coating (actually, glasses ...
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Configuring eevee glass reflections

Blender version: 2.82rc, 2.83alpha. I am trying to set up eevee to properly show reflections on my glass material. The glass object is an uv sphere, which I cut in half and then applied solidify ...
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Lighting/glare issues with Eevee

I have a lighting problem with Eevee, this is the rendering without baking indirect lights and reflections: nothing strange here. But if I bake lights it render like this: as you can see there is ...
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light reflections

I've set up a scene with 3D text, and trying to bounce the reflection of the blue sphere onto the 3D text which is gold texture. But I seem to be missing some setting which can achieve this.
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Is there a way to have an object show up only in a reflection?

I have the planet Earth set up to reflect into a habitat on the moon via a mirror set outside a window. I had to place a tiny Earth near the mirror to get this to work. From inside the habitat the ...
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Why is an object shown by a reflection plane in the viewport by Eevee not showing up in the render?

I have set up a reflection plane to reflect objects in the sky in through a window. The window glass was giving me problems, so for the time being, the glass panes have been moved to a separate ...
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Why does EEVEE's Ambient Occlusion darken vertical surfaces seen obliquely in reflection planes? Is there a way to make it not do that?

I've been trying to get a reflection plane working in a scene, but something weird is going on when I enable Ambient Occlusion in the scene properties. Without AO, it looks okay... ...but if I enable ...
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What's the problem of this situation? HDRI still reflection on metal face after I erased HDRI

During testing related with world HDRI, when I changed the reflection value lower there was reflection of previous HDRI what I erased before which is weird. Image I uploaded is present world node. I'...
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Foggy lake - why is the fog not reflected by the water?

I'm trying to render a foggy lake scene (Blender 2.8 with Cycles). The entire scene is placed inside a cube with a volume scatter material, the lake is just a glossy plane. The lighting comes from a ...
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how to show reflection of a different object in cycles

I have a mirror and an object in front of it. I want to hide the reflection of that object and show instead a reflection in the mirror of another object hidden in that scene,is that possible?
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When adding a new face, joining faces become reflective

Having this problem with multiple meshes (so it's probably something easy I'm missing). I have these flat meshes I'm attempting to make into closed 3D objects. But the original vertex shapes become ...
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Reflection of a light object in Cycles

i'm trying to recreate the same lightning condition from that shot (see screenshot), but i'm having troubles to give a little reflection to the light object (ceiling). Any tips on how to achieve this ...
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Rendering only the light and reflection of an entire scene

I'm working on a project for someone, and I want to be able to export a layer of just the lighting and the reflection of the lighting off of the glass in the background and off of the other various ...
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How to make one Material reflect one HDRI

I have an old model of Master Cheif who uses cubemaps on his armour and visor (which are separate materials) So my idea was to convert these cubemaps into HDRIs and then have the visor and armour use ...
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Turn Off Tree Reflections For Glass And Gloss BSDF?

I'm pretty experienced with Blender, but one thing I can't seem to figure out is how to turn off those weird tree reflections in the Glass/Gloss BSDF.
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apply a reflection cubemap

maybe I lack some google skills but I can't find an answer to the simple question: how do I apply a cubemap in Blender? Say, I have a ready .dds or .tga (not .hdr!) image file storing the cubemap. Now ...
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Wierd reflections on reflective surface

im new to blender and want to ask your help. I have this kind of issue:(tabel top made from 2 different pieces) 2 different objects reflecting light in a strange way. Can you help me figure out what i ...
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Depth of Field on glossy surfaces (cycles)

I have made a scene in Blender where there is a glossy ball on an icy lake. I noticed that there is no Depth of Field on the reflection of the ball. I could add a fake Depth of Field in post-...
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Different Smooth Shading in Edit vs. Object Mode

I've modeled this phone and wondered why the shading looks right in edit mode and wrong in object/rendered Mode. (Top ist Object Mode/Bottom is Edit Mode). I'm using eevee and the Boolean Modifiers ...
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How do I render a GlossInd pass without all the extra planes on which the gloss actually is?

I am trying my hand at VFX/CGI so I need to use blender to render objects to composite into live-action footage in After Effects. This requires me to separate passes and render shadows and gloss etc. ...
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2.8 eevee render collections separately but with reflections, and render preview

Hi, how do i render the background and the objects separately in 2.8 eevee while keeping the reflections and transparency? I want to render the objects in the front and the background separately so ...