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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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Hair Suddenly Changes Rendering - Possible Corruption?

I've been working on getting my head around how hair works in Blender (styling, shading, optimizing, etc) and have run into something bizarre - not sure if anyone has seen this or knows what it might ...
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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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Object not rendering correctly from a distance

I am trying to render an image of a solar panel in the final render there will be multiple solar panels, some in the forground and others in the background. I have noticed that as soon as I zoom out ...
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Why can't I see my texture in prevew and render view?

I have painted in substance painter and imported the texture. I can see the texture in texture mode. When I render or preview render it the bottom mesh (body skin) is showing just a basic color. The ...
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Final Render is different from Viewport Render

When I render in the 3D viewport, the image comes out how I want it. However, in the final render, the image has some other light source. Viewport: Final:
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Specific faces will not display material (All white)

Anyone have any clue why my part is not displaying a texture? See screenshot below. Some parts of the model are loading when rendered, but not all these. I've tried selecting that part and ...
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Cycles: object is invisible if Shader Add uses 2 Transparent Shaders

I'm creating ice material, and it works fine, but only in viewport or with background (i.e. disabled Transparent in render). Here is my Nodes with result in the ...
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Matching Cycles and Blender Internal AA settings

What amount of AA samples in Cycles represents 5, 8, 11, 16x AA settings from Blender Internal? I am talking about only geometry edges, not about overall noise and other stuff. And additional ...
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Does Blender support texture with straight alpha

My question is simple: does Blender support texture where RGB is color, and A is a grayscale texture (not transparency)? The image file can be PNG or TGA, both with straight (aka unassociated) alpha, ...
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Trying to Bake Texture, but it's saying that it's a uninitialized image?

I'm trying to bake a principle shadier for a animation, but every time I try to bake it, it tells me that I don't have a image and it's not baking correctly. Don't know what to do.
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Is it possible to have an object ignore a certain light source but still be affected by others?

I want to create an effect on a character where their skin and clothing are effected by two different light sources. The clothing should only reflect a bright bounce light, but have the skin should ...
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Compositing: When using Alpha Over node, only one render layer appears!

I'm new to compositing, so I'm unsure how simple this problem may be to solve; apologies in advance. Anyway, here we go. My scene was too large to render, so I separated it into 3 different Render ...
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How can I save my object's texture?

How can I save my object's texture, for example in a .png file? When I make a model I am using one body, but I am using different materials for the body's different faces. When I press the A button ...
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Cycles causing crash [on hold]

Hey there blender nation Im having a weird problem with my blender (2.79b - 2,77 via steam) and 2,79b via blender org, everytime i click to change to cycles engine the program closes, and on older ...
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Blender Rendering [on hold]

I tried to render my animation, and when it is done it gives me a 1 second long video of a background I didn't put in blender. How can I render my animation with the background I put in it and, ...
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“CUDA error at cuCtxCreate: Out of memory” Nothing has been changed since the last time I used blender

I'm getting the error in the title even when trying to render just the plain starting cube. I haven't changed anything in blender since the last time I used it a few months ago when it worked fine. ...
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Glossy BSDF not found in Blender 2.79 Cycles

Simple (and may be stupid) question - how to include (if it should be included or plugget in) Glossy BSDF in my Blender 2.79? I'm follow a manual video (this), where user just input "glos" in Cycles ...
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Viewport Texture Different from Rendered Texture

This is a two part question My texture in viewport mode looks very different from my texture in rendered mode. I used the color picker to select my texture and used that color for materials in the ...
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Blender artifacts when zooming out

I facing the problem that I get artifacts around areas where polygons are close together when zooming out: this is also visible in rendered shading. It seems like some of the polygons disappear: This ...
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Automated Rendering of Multiple Objects

I am trying to use Blender to create a dataset to recognize Dominos for machine learning. To do this I need to be able to take the object files I have and create ~100 random images of each of them (...
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Why does my render change when I add background light?

I was following an Andrew Price tutorial on how to create realistic wood textures in cycles engine. The texture looks good without background light but with it, it looks really white. This is ...
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CUDA error with new graphics card

I am in the process of learning Blender and I am completing one of the online courses through Udemy. I am trying to render one of the projects but I keep getting same error message: ...
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My cube is moving?

I've done motion tracking and render on After Effect My cube is moving in the footage and i need it fixed on the floor, where the errors ? How can i resolve this ? Thanks a lot ! : ) VIDEO : https://...
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Object doesn't get motion blur in several frames

I made a robot animation with IK rig. After rendering, as you can see on image 2 & 4, the robot didn't get motion blur at all but the furniture still get the motion blur. image 1 & 3 works ...
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Blender setup for orthographic image rendering

I want to use blender to render some stuff for use with a 2D orthographic view with a scale that 1x1 blender unit is 64x48 pixels. I set the camera up by hand (as I would use for normal 3D renders). ...
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Interior scene has a lot of noise, even with optimized settings [duplicate]

I can't figure out why my scene is still so noise after I optimized the scene / lighting settings. I have the following settings: 1. Sampling: I increased the Sample size to 2056 I'm clamping ...
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How can i exclude rendering an enviroment texture in cycles but keeping all the other settings?

How can i exclude rendering an enviroment texture in Cycles but keeping all the lighting and reflections that i get from it? like, rendering with the background, but make it black (not transparent) ...
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NOT SOLVED Why does cycles keep making these back squares appear

so i was trying to render a thing in cycles an noticed this happening my thought was, maybe i need to do the backface culling thing and tried to do that, then i noticed that this happens how do i ...
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Z-Buffer render gives unexpected results

I'm rendering blender's z-buffer to an image using render layers under compositing in cycles, but I'm noticing unexpected results. Here is an example of a typical z-buffer render (not from blender). ...
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How can i make an occlusion map of an architecture? [closed]

How can i make an occlusion map of an architecture? For example: a room with all its furniture.
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How do I exclude an object from AO in Blender Cycles?

I have a scene where black text is on a gray surface. With AO, this makes the text are to read. I want to eliminate AO on the gray surface so I can see the black text, but keep it in other details ...
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Which video format should I use to render out 2d animation [on hold]

Ok so I'm trying to make 2d animation, but when it comes to rendering I don't know what format should I use, it will be no longer than 5 minutes and probably will be distributed online let's say it ...
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best setting for resolution percentage? [closed]

I've been testing the resolution and i found that 100% the image looks not that good but at 200% it really improves (and it increase the duration a lot more) but since i'm really new at rendering i ...
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Object Shows up in the rendered tab but not in the actual render

I am new to blender and have been following Blender Guru's beginner tutorial series. I just finished my coffee cup and went to render it and it does not show up, but it will show up in the rendered ...
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different result in render - can't see the modifier “vertexWeightProximity”

i'm new to blender.. no idea why, in finall render can't see the effect - modifier "vertexWeightProximity" i'v applyed on my sphere... it's affected by a box as it shows in this tutorial: https://www....
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How to save as .png in the blender composting node? [closed]

Does anybody know how to save as .png in the blender composting node? All of my outputs have a black background.
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Blender not using selected compute device

I have 2 GeForce GTX 750 Ti GPUs in my system (no SLI), the first has 3 monitors on it and the second has nothing connected. Under the system tab in user preferences I selected the second GPU to be ...
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Blender rendering differences when using CPU vs GPU

If you look closely at the two pictures, you’ll see the GPU render has ridge lines going through every object from half the width over to the end. The blender files used were exactly the same. Any ...
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Is it possible to render a file with combined CPUs of 4 systems?

I have four servers, each having 16 threads. Is it possible to render a single file using the combined power of 4*16 threads? Basically, I want to know whether different CPUs can render a single file ...
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impossible to save the render

hello , my render is stuck in purgatory i think i have the folder icon saying like it was save on my disk but when i click on this folder blender propose me to open a new image i tried to save all ...
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SOLVED cycles keeps casting a small shadow onto the parts

so i was trying to render this eye but this keeps happening the darker part keeps casting shadows on to the lighter part the parts are like this here's what it should look like (in another program)...
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Star Background [duplicate]

When I render in User Ortho mode, I do not see the starfield background i have set up for the World Settings. Only when I am in User Persp mode, and render, do I see my star background. In other ...
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Tips for creating PBR skin material?

So, I've been messing around with skin subsurface scattering shaders for about a day now. I'm roughly following this tutorial, by CGBlender, (links to both .blend files at the bottom) with elements ...
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Texture Coordinate overlays another texture on my existing texture

I'm fairly new at Blender so there are so many ways I could be doing this wrong. Right now I'm working on a cobbled street but when I try to scale it using a mapping and texture coordinate node it's ...
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Rendering an image with a value greater than 1

So in Blender I modeled a tiny black-and-white model (using emission shaders) that I'm using as a bump map. I've determined that I'd like to increase the strength of the bump map on my materials, but ...
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When I try to render somthing in UV/Image Editor, only one Part of the object renders

I render somthing using active camera then render the object. Only 1 part of the object renders, and the rest you can't see. Below are some pictures if needed. Before Render - https://gyazo.com/...
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DOF with a mirror?

I am working on a Medusa scene where she is staring into a mirror. We are looking at her from behind, looking into the mirror. I want to use DOF, However if you look closely the mirror is completely ...
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Eyes not rendering Cycles Render

So I am rendering a high poly image of an animal on grass. Using Blender Render, the grass appears as a few smudges even though in 3D view it looks normal. I switched to Cycles Render, which renders ...
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When I Merge 2 Spheres together How do Get it to smooth all the combined edges?

So I combined these 3 shapes together and you can see the edges are still there. how can I fix this? How can I smoothen all the edges in that one shape?
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Renders that dont´look ok [duplicate]

I tried several render tutorials, even using profesional textures taken from texture webs, and doing what they say, and my renders never look ok, never reflect the material I see in the properties ...