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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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GPU Rendering in Cycles crashing blender (Mac)

I've been experiencing loads of crashing while rendering lately, and after doing some testing I've finally isolated it to the GPU rendering. As soon as I change to that from CPU, blender goes down. ...
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Light Linking blender 2.8

I'm a Maya user and have just started down the Blender path but I've hit a road block when it comes to a light linking option? If I just want to light one object with one light and leave everything ...
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Can't figure out why this looks so grainy

I'm trying to do a project for one of my classes and i keep trying to fix the lighting and graininess (if that's a word). I've already watched a ton of lighting videos by blender guru and how to fix ...
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gradient working in viewport but not working in rendered mode

I'm trying to use gradients as a mask to layer generated textures and it wont render.-
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Help with rendering

I’m trying to render a video but the render frames are coming out all glitchy. How on earth do I fix this??
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How to I render this .wrl using the python api (bpy)

I have been trying to render this wrl files like this one using this code: ...
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sub surface scattering sometimes causes complementary colors to appear

notice this example using a light red sss color in principled bsdf creates a green tinge. is this a limitation of the render engine?
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How can I render Cryptomatte pass for Nuke

I Rendered a test scene multilayer exr. It is include cryptomatte passes. Those passes work very well in after effects. But in Nuke, it is not.
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How to correctly bend an object

Very beginner question, I'm attempting to have barbed wire twisting while moving in multiple directions behind a subject. I purchased this barbed wire 3d model and I've figured out how to animate it ...
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Render solidify backfaces in cycles?

so i was following the first steps in this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4T1cDJryOI Basically you use a solidify modifier to create an outline around your mesh, however it is only ...
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First Frame of Animation Renders Multiple Times

My animation repeatedly renders the first frame of my animation only. I can play the animation. I had 250 frames, I reduced it to ten and keyframed four spots. It now renders the first image ten times....
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Can´t get rid of object in render window

The white square and a couple other objects seem to stick in the picture, what ever i try to make them not seen, as my intention is to make only the white cloud visible. In the outliner i have tryed ...
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shadows in wrong position with a.n.t landscape

Good day friends, I explain my problem same issue in blender 2.79 and 2.8 1) I create a landscape with A.N.T Landscape 2) I create a sphere on top of it 3) I set landscape to be rigid body, passive, ...
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Simultaneously see Eevee and Cycles renderings

Since the light rendering is not the same depending on whether we use Cycles or Eevee, I would like to easily compare this difference on a small scene. Is it possible to display simultaneously Eevee ...
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how i make this damascus look like the reference photo? [duplicate]

how i make this knife that i made look like the reference photo at the end? i followed a node setup from here Achieve Damascus steel style with Cycles very usefull and understandble i think, but i ...
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compositing problem

I am new to the compositor.I was trying to composite an image.But the image was not fully in there. this is my render. and I want to mix it with this After I composite it,the image was not fully in ...
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What's with the triangles in wireframe emissions?

So, I've been trying to follow this youtube tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTdEtf1YTTI&t=155s And I get to the step at 3:50, attaching a wireframe input to a mix shader factor. ...
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Only hair rendering, why?

my model, which has texture painting and a skin colour is not showing up on render. Only the hair shows on render. I've tried clearing the restricted render, which I didn't set up anyway, all sorts, ...
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Some materials not showing in render

I was working on a house and when I render some materials I placed do not show. The roughness on the chimney does but the actual brick texture does not. Heres a screenshot Im using nodes for all of ...
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Help with a 3d wall

Wanna modelling wall panels, i have 2 samples but i dont have any skills, mb can someone share the technique of execution, i try use displacement with dragons skin on second picture, but I did not ...
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Pixelated render in cycle when camera clipping higher

i try build up our solar system with accurate proportions. And for a better view of the scene i increased the clipping range of the viewport to 100000 But now when i texturing my saturn, some ...
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How to check if render cancelled in render_post handler

I am doing multiple renders using this template: https://blender.stackexchange.com/a/71830/66604. 'post' is executing after render. In this method I am doing operations on files saved during render. ...
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Is there a way to make slight imperfections on a model?

Im using blender to create jewellery, as you know jewellery is finished with a high polish so that the surfaces are almost mirror like, this is easy in blender but in the jewellery trade nothing is ...
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How do I get OpenCL with AMD RX 560 for Blender rendering? (GNU/Linux)

I'm sorry if this duplicate question is not allowed on stack exchange. I posted this in ask Ubuntu originally, but I figured I'd get a answer here. I'm trying to get back into Bender. The last time ...
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Multiple renders issues: render_pre handler do not set render borders before rendering

I am doing multiple renders using this template: https://blender.stackexchange.com/a/71830/66604. Method 'pre' should be executed before every render - and it is, for example then I am setting render ...
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Match exact color between Node and what is being rendered

You know how you get a color without any shading when plugging in a color output into a shader socket? Is there a way to make sure that exact color is being rendered? I'm working with a strict color ...
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How to hide the object emitting particles in a render in Blender 2.80?

I have a surface with particles. But I don't want to see the original object in the render. How to fix it? Transparency, other collection / scene doesn't work.
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How can I make neon lights show more in day light?

How can I make the neon sign show more color in day light? As you can see my neon sign shows great color in darkness (obviously), but I feel like it would show more color in day light than the result ...
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2.80 - Skip duplicate frames when rendering (grease pencil)

It takes a few seconds per frame to render a very simple grease pencil animation in blender 2.80. Since there are around 3000 in it and there are only around 50 unique frames in it, it is rather ...
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Which one is a better approach

Sorry for this beginner like question, but I can't find the answer since I don't know what I need to type in Google search. I have been learning to use Blender for the past few months, and I tried to ...
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Render Light Emission Only for Particles

I have an icospehere with an emission shader mapped to some particles so that the particles pass through the frame as glowing balls of light. If possible, I'd like to be able to render the whole scene ...
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Applying an image with an alpha mask to a plane [duplicate]

I want to place a png file floating over my 3D model's face to create eyes. I've placed the image on a plane that I've UV unwrapped. The problem I have is that when I render the image, you can see ...
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Magenta fog makes objects in foreground green tinted?

Ok, there some color dichotomy thing happening probably but Im having an issue where applying a magenta fog in cycles: Creates the desired fog, but makes dark objects in foreground greenish.Dark ...
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How can i conform a mesh to a plane?

I have a sheet of atoms that id like to conform to a wavy plane. ive tried shrink wrap but doesnt help. iam trying to achieve this affect (https://500px.com/photo/136629141/crystallized-carbon-...
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Is Blender going to optimize RTX cores?

Right now blender can be used with RTX cards but they are not as optimized and are not using the RTX cores to there full extent. Will this change, am i wrong? If anyone has info on how this new tech ...
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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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Help me with this problem. the pink rectangle in the bottom coner. i use quadrok3000

Help me with this problem that i get when i render with eeve 2.8. But works fine with cycles. it is one of the blender gurus tutorial file.
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New PC woes cannot render at all

I bought this system:- AMD Threadripper 2990wx (32 cores) Gigabyte X399 Aorus Extreme 64Gb Corsair Quad Ram I have 2 Titan X cards too. I tried running Blender 2.79 & 2.8 but as soon as I hit ...
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How to handle shadow for multiple objects in one

I'm having a little issue, i'm trying to make my first actual character model, but since i want to use it in a game that will have customization, i need the parts of his body to be separated into ...
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Why does my light path create this kind of effect?

I'm following Blender Guru's cave tutorial and when he comes to render the crystal & cave, his result looks nice But mine looks terrible (I follow exact same step) The light just seems appear on ...
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Material that only renders direct or bounce light?

Is it possible to make a material that totally ignores indirect light, or direct light? In other words, could you render a material that looks only like the Direct Pass or the Indirect pass?
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Where is the rendering mode in 2.8?

I can't find the option where you can see the 3dviewport as the rendered version. Here's the mode I mean: https://ibb.co/GQtHM9L, the left side of the screen.
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principled shader renders black on a renderfarm what am I doing wrong

when I render on a render farm my principled shaders come out black , everything else works fine , also the same file renders fine on my pc , what am I doing wrong??
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View port (Shift+Z) use CPU instead GPU?

My Cycles Rendering (F12) using CUDA (GTX1060 6Gb) and it works fine and fast - no problem! But when I use View port (Shift+Z) - it use CPU (i7-7700K) only on 100 % ??? GPU load only at 5-12 % at ...
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black cracks/ fragments across multiple objects in final render

In my render I have been working on there are multiple objects which have black "cracks" traveling through them, despite not being parented or part of the same mesh. The normals are not inverted, the ...
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How to set similiar lighting

I wanted to make this nice scene in Blender And i achieved this Present lighting is HDR, the first one is blured version, second and third are normal pictures I also have 3 sun lamps, one is shining ...
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Maya 2018 Arnold rendering without textures [closed]

I have a problem rendering a scene in Maya 2018. I know this is a forum for Blender, but thats at least close... So heres my problem: I have a scene with basically one object and a background. The ...
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The GLSL Doesn't Work

There was a question about someone not being able to use GLSL shading and there was an answer it worked but half of the game was all black with a huge shadow please tell me a way to fix this. This is ...
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Blender rendered image appears with black distortion on it? [duplicate]

I am trying to render an image of a gun I built, but when I render the image, weird black spots appear all over the image. It looks fine normally, and only glitches on rendering. Any ideas on what I ...
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How to force an object into the render border?

I made a glass smashed by a bullet animation, with smoke simulation. I have 100 frames in the simulation but wish to render only one frame no. 61, where the smoke cloud is the most beautiful. ...