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Questions tagged [rendering]

The action of turning a scene into an end product such as an image or movie. If your question is specific to one render engine, please use its respective tag (cycles, blender-internal, etc).

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questions about network render

how does it work exactly? can you use a windows master and a linux render slave/node or do you need both to be the same operating system for it to work. 2.when rendering a project with plugins using ...
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Rendering VDB Smoke in Cycles

I need to export some files from Houdini into Blender to render in Cycles. That being said, I can either export them as [bgeo], [vdb], or [sim] files. I can't seem to find out if Blender can handle ...
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Only one thread renders in Cycles hybrid mode

I'm on Linux and trying to use CPU + GPU hybrid. I have an i5-7600k, so it automatically creates 4 rendering threads. From the first 4 tiles that it attempts, 3 of them render so ridiculously slow to ...
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How to stretch or compress a spiral cylinder

I have a cylinder-like spiral object as a .STL file (figure). We want to animate compressing and stretching this cylinder (figure). How can this be done?
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Text is only partially visible

Whenever I render my images, they appear grainy and only partially visible. This only happens when I try to render it and I can't figure out how to make it appear completely solid. I am new to blender ...
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Rendered textures and shape look different than in viewport render preview

I'm working on a car model and in viewport render preview, everything looks fine. But when I try actually render the image, the entire color pallet is messed up and the mesh in the grille is the wrong ...
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Is there a limit to the number of GPUs I can use?

I'm putting together a mining-like render build with over 10 GPUs. And I would like to ask is there a limit of gpu's I can use on given time. I am asking this because I can go with like 4 680's (Each ...
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Blender animation not rendering after changing the length from 250 to 500

My animation in blender refuses to render. It will either be stuck on 0% for a while or close down the software. I'm using cycles, my animation worked before i changed the placement of the camera. ...
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How to increase the time length of the animation without slowing it down?

I'm new to blender and have to make a 10-second animation of a walk cycle. The walk cycle I created only lasts for about 2 seconds. How would I be able to increase this to 10 seconds with it looping ...
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Black Squares behind Beard

These are the textures And these are the nodes that I'm using Could this be a problem on the model texture or its just me using the wrong nodes?
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Cycles rendering dim lighting

This has been going on for a while now but I just want to fix this. I have a nice bright scene in the viewport, but then when I render it, it looks way too dark. Here is the .blend https://drive....
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Rendered textures different to 3D View

I UV smart unwrapped the model to a layout and applied the relevant materials and textures. In 3D View, the textures look fine (as shown above). However on rendering, the brick and wood textures ...
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Change color of fresnel node

I want to have a white outline and not a black one like the fresnel node makes
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Can I import a Solidworks model into Blender and animate a folding piece of cloth?

It's basically a travel cot, so I have the full model in Solidworks, but I would like to get an animation of the fabric folding with the cot if possible? (I'm new to blender!)
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How can I create a cross section of a plane that has shape key animations

I am currently working on a project that includes a river bed and flood plain that I sculpted out of a plane. I want to show the cross section of a segment of the river in order to show how it deforms ...
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Is it possible to bake vector displacement maps from a sculpted object?

I'd like to achieve the same thing as this video tutorial shows with Mudbox + Maya + Redshift, baking a high poly sculpt onto a plane. I'm not looking for regular displacement as it only moves ...
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Cannot render, because of too many faces

i'm having a rookie issue. I'm trying to make a train station, which would include a train. Problem is that i can't render anything without blender crashing. This is: Blender 2.8 Eevee or Cycles (here ...
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How do I smooth out hair particles?

See how the strands are linear and not curvy. How do make it so the strands are curvy and look more natural
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Textures don't show on render

https://blenderartists.org/t/textures-dont-show-when-rendering/1151729/2 I've been having trouble getting the textures to show up while rendering a character I've been working on. It'll show up while ...
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Why do I have a large white artefact on the rendered image?

Cant figure out why the rendered image has a large black and white artifact (on the bottle on the right)? This is the blender file. Appreciate any tips!
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How improve my exterior rendering scene?(Cycles)

Im studying how make exterior rendering looks realm but i feeling something is missing, can anyone help me improve it?! Im used filmc color manager, HDRI and normal with rought textures...
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Colourful terrazzo material [duplicate]

How could I make this sprinklish colourful dot material from this picture? Source: https://www.behance.net/gallery/73394167/Radical-Everything
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Where is the render display mode setting in 2.8?

In 2.7x and earlier we have a setting which controls where the rendered image is displayed when F12 was pressed. The setting can still be set via the python api (...
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Why are there black patches on my metallic (chrome) character in cycles render?

I've been working on this T-1000 chrome effect in blender and I'm using a rigged and animated mesh character with a glossy BDSF node set to zero as my material. However, when I use my test environment ...
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Memory *needed* for Rendering?

I'm looking at putting together a "stupidly cheap" render farm and want to know definitively what is needed for RAM in order to render out individual frames from Blender? I know it depends on scene ...
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blender 2.8 : temporarily show all visible objects in the scene

When dealing with collection, the object in the 3d viewport will be visible depends on current selected view layer. Some objects won't be visible as they have been excluded from current view layer. ...
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Blender 2.8 : how to render multiple render layer using single command in compositing panel?

In compositing, ussually i have to press the render button in each of the render layer node one by one. Can i just box select multiple nodes then do the render only for those selected nodes?
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Problem rendering at the end of rigid body animation with script

I am working with a rigid body sequence consisting of a number of objects (leaves) that fall on to a plane. I want to loop through a number of different starting locations and rotations of the leaf ...
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Blender 2.8 - How to render shadows to separate file outputs

I'm doing a simple product mockup with an object sitting on a plane. when rendering What i really would like is two files to move into photoshop for editing... One file with the product on a ...
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Blender does not render all animation frames

I'm making a fluid animation. That animation has 1800 frame with frame rate = 30 fps (length = 1800/30 = 60 secs) The fluid still rendering/baking correctly so I decide to render it. While I'm ...
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Blender 2.8 : render pass to capture emission from other object

in blender 2.7 i cam separated render pass easily. in the attachment , i separate the ball and the ground while the ground has the shadow and emission from the ball. In blender 2.8 using view ...
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Rendering image with lens distort node and transparent background

I try rendering my image as a png with an rgba channel but when I put on the lend distortion node in the compositer it makes it have a black background.
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blender render bar filled but not rendering

I have a problem rendering in blender v2.79 . I have an amd r7 m360 GPU. I enabled the rendering to GPU and it ended up being slower than my cpu, so I changed it back. Then I made the mistake later ...
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What exactly happens when Blender 'Synchronizes objects' at render time?

In effort to reduce render times between each frame (Eevee renderer), I've retopo-ed and made sure there are least amount of polygons possible, but I've reached the point where I can't sacrifice any ...
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How to add bump

I have model and I want to add the them a bump in cycles and I have this picture any one know how to add this kind of bump in cycles?
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Object won't render over tracked background image

I've been working on an animation trying to incorporate animation into the background images.I don't know the reason why it won't render the arm. I tracked and solved the motion in the movie clip ...
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Possible EEVEE playback downsampling to 1 sample turn off?

Love EEVEE. Actual working on realtime VJ videomapping project. Is it possible in EEVEE to turn off downsampling to 1 sample when playback animation? I know its working that to keep smooth/realtime ...
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Shadow problem on curved surface [duplicate]

I was working on a tutorial and made this model: I don't know how to fix those creases in the curved part. I want the shadow to be as smooth as in the rest of the model. I tried using the Auto Smooth ...
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some color not showing in render

so i painted in vertex mode and i feel i did everything right and when i went to render not all color showed here: and in vertex mode
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In need of a blender expert / artist! [closed]

We're launching our startup's website, but no one our team is a blender expert. Where can I find someone to work with? Thanks!!
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White points in my render [duplicate]

How can I eliminate or reduce the white points in the rendered image?
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Object looks different when rendering in Cycles

The object doesn't have any texture, only with color. I changed it to Cycles and it looks like the following picture. I have many objects and some appear this problem. What is wrong with this apple?
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Animation frames not being rendered [duplicate]

New to this but I've gone through the process of rendering an animation I made in F360. The result is 800 odd frames in a folder but none have been rendered (takes about 10 seconds!). Is there a ...
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Fire & smoke not showing in render, but only in viewport

I have spent some time playing with fire & blender nodes, once I render a scene nothing shows up sadly. Any suggestions?
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How do I remove colour/hue from my lighting

I've gone through every node in the entire scene but nothing will change the hue of that lighting, any help would be appreciated!
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Separate Red And Blue When Blurred

I want my depth of field to be separated like this
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Rendering - Render Buffer Slots

Render buffer slots show only the last rendered image instead of showing different images rendered (with different settings to compare) in each slot as done earlier in 2.7x versions. Is it a bug or ...
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How do you export a rendered 2D animation?

I've been attempting to render my 2D animation by selecting "render", "render animation", but I can't see where to proceed from there. Is there a way for me to save the render or export the animation ...
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Gpu rendering problem2 [duplicate]

When I install Cuda it says "no supported version of visual studio was found. Some of the CuDa toolkit won't work properly" do I have to download the whole visual studio or there is a zip file around
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Blender Render Smoke light problem

So I made a Tornado in Blender Render but I want to remove the strange white light from the smoke edge, so that I can render only the grey smoke of the tornado. When I delete all lights in the scene,...