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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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Cycles - Material Grey In Render and in Materials tab?

i'm new to blender I've only used in for around a month and I've got myself into this problem that i'm completely baffled by. The material in the view port is clearly applied to the plane but in ...
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Texture shown wrong in rendering

I have created a 3d bird with body and feathers. I have here an extracted feather with feather material. I can see it properly when I see it in the rendered window with Cycles, but if I click the ...
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Camera rendered view only renders a tiny square

First off, I'd like to say that my rendered view is working but when I try to view it from the camera perspective (by pressing 0) then only a small square gets rendered and the rest is still in solid ...
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How can I set log level in UI-Less rendering in blender?

I have try UI-less rendering in blender use --background parameters in terminal, but this will print something like this ...
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Can't get my CPU or GPU in the system preference

I have finally manage to buy myself a new laptop a Dell Inspiron i7 Second Gen. I have installed my favorite Linux Distribution "LinuxMint", and have all my hardware installed properly. I have Blender ...
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Rendering using both GPU and CPU is not possible

For some reason I'm unable to render on CPU+GPU. I've checked on 2 different computers and it's not available. One setup is Threadripper + GTX 1070, and the other one Intel i9 + GTX 1080. Is it a ...
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Force materials to render on top of others

In Blender Internal there is Z Offset setting for Z-transparent materials, which put one object over another on shader level only. But what about Cycles, how to do it w/o compositor?
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Achieve blur-like glow effect in an specific object

I would like to learn how to make a kind of glow that looks good in well-illuminated environments, something like this. Any suggestions?
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The pixels are tearing after rendering. What to do?

The pixels are tearing after rendering. What to do?
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How to distribute light equally on a surface?

I have the following setup: The black rectangle is my light source, the gray panel is the rendered panel. How can I distribute the light in an equal mode on the panel? I'm using Cycles in Blender 2....
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Problem with wavy edges in pattern - equirectangular render/Cycles

I have a problem with wavy artifacts on straight objects, when I render panoramic scene. It’s shown only in pattern floor and it’s more visible as it’s closer to camera, like it could be caused by ...
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In Blender 2.8, can a object be both masked (Holdout) and Exclude for a given View Layer?

It seems that Blender 2.8 doesn't support Mask & Exclude together. It is important in motion graphic for example. Or I am overlooked something? I know that I can turn off indirect contributions ...
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how to renders make fast and how is work

hi blender experts nice to chat you, after long periods making this object my own. please give you marks. and video rendering is difficult. i computer is amd graphics 4gp ram. please five your ...
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smoke cycles blurry render?

Blender File You can download from here. i dont know why when i render it out, i got blurry result. Any idea ? Default camera. Blender File You can download from here.
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Materials not showing in object mode or render view

For some reason, my materials only show up in edit mode, but not in render view. It WAS working before, but I have no idea what I did to mess it up. I can't seem to find a solution that works after ...
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Cycles render is blank and camera object changes

I have this weird problem where my scene render is blank, and I think I've figured out why, but it's weird. I set my scene camera to the actual camera object: But when I press f12 the render is ...
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How to get transparent glass option under film?

I saw a response to the question "Render Glass like materials with Alpha Channel to composite in external app" that you can check a transparent glass option under film to make the background image ...
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Blender 2.8 particle system rendering issue

I made a particle system over a mesh. Everything is working fine, except when render it: Instances, or particles in this case, do overlap each other (which isn't a problem), but when even turning the ...
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Why is my render blurry?

In the camera settings I didn't set anything regarding Depth of Field but it is still really blurry. I have bump maps included in the sofa, curtains, floor but none is visible because of the ...
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Make a dashed line where objects overlap

I would like to configure Blender to somehow render objects with one freestyle line set where the camera has a clear line of sight to them, but then render another freestyle line set for the objects ...
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How do you render background image through transparent object? [duplicate]

I tried rendering an object that has a mixed glass and diffuse shader and also a background image but after adding a holdout shader in image 2 to make the object transparent to see the background ...
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Object appears Black while rendering ? while other objects look normal

When I try to render, one of objects on scene remains almost black like it doesnt recive any light, while other objects are normal. Why would the object (on photo its giraffe)not react to light, and ...
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Why doesn't blender use my graphics card?

Before installing a graphics card, I was working on a very weak intel card. I tried to render a scene but the quality of the image was poor and it took 1 minute to render. After buying and installing ...
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Render is grainy with GPU

Here is my problem. When I try to render with my GPU the image (mainly the lights) are not the same as with my CPU. The image is more grainy with the GPU than with the CPU and even if I do not change ...
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Plane is not appearing as blue in render

As a beginner I seem to be having a lot of trouble. Here are some other questions I have asked along the way but found that I have to start again. This time, my plane is not appearing. It appears ...
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Blender depth mystery

I am trying to use the depth values from a render. I created the appropriate graph that directly connects the render layers depth pin to an OpenEXR file output. The problem is that the depth values ...
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Blender is rendering an image texture instead of the camera view

Had my scene working fine, suddenly the blender render is only displaying one of my image textures instead of the actual camera view. How can I get it to render what the camera sees again?
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Basic: Only one frame is played after rendering, and how do I make my plane/sheet thicker

So I am trying to render my video, but after some time of rendering, the movie file only has 1 frame displayed. I have checked my Frame Range, and have tried to change this a few times. I can see ...
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How do I make this render look better?

I cant manage to get the right render settings for this image. if you look at the render closely you cant see the poor quality. The denoiser in blender makes the image look smudged. Here's the ...
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Where does animation render save when output folder location doesn't exist

I have a question about location where finished rendered animation saves.. I have started rendering on one computer where I have specified the path to save folder. BUT I have now continued the ...
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Rendering a cube as png file using Blender's Python API

I am new to Blender. I create a cube and want to render it. Since, we are later going to do this for large number of shapes, we are working with Blender's Python API. I want to save this rendering as ...
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Why is alpha socket empty in fire sim?

None of these Greater Than nodes are working with fire sim, because Alpha socket is empty both in RGBA node and RenderLayer pass. The only way to see "alpha channel" is to uncheck Use Alpha in Viewer ...
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Problem in particles cache link

We made a car animation in blender - dust animation using blender’s smoke and baked the simulation in our network folder. We can open the file from any computer, render it locally. Every thing is ...
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Low Spec Computer Normal Baking Tips?

I'm doing the quick normal bake from high to low poly for a 300K vert mesh, but my system is struggling to keep up with the higher poly mesh. My inclination was to do some dyntopo sculpting and ...
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Blender Camera Tracking

I'm a newbie and I'm having trouble with Camera Tracking. After render (Cycles render) I got this: And I'd like that:
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Skip Specific Dupliframes?

I am using dupliframes to copy an object along a path but is there any way to skip a specific frames? They don’t repeat so I can’t use “On” and “Off.” And I can’t use the array and curve modifier ...
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Render is blank, doesn't show what camera sees [duplicate]

Newbie here. I don't know what happened. I was was able to make one render and save it as an image. I moved the camera and added more lights, and the render hasn't worked since. I didn't change any ...
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How to speed up when blender has suddenly slowed down?

My daughter has been using blender on a 2015 iMac with 2GB graphics card, 4GHz processor and 32 GB memory. Blender was working great until just now when she applied a smoke effect. She is surprised ...
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Network Rendering with Textures [duplicate]

I am experimenting with networking rendering to improve my workflow, with my test project. From my understanding after reading a little I need to somehow send the texture files with the image that is ...
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How can I use blender to blend and upscale 3 simultaneous videos of the same things from 3 sources?

I am building a prototype camera that has a prism that splits the image sensor plane into three simultaneous views. I have fasceted 3 different image sensors to the prism outputs. I am recording 3 ...
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Why is my duplicated mesh acting goofy?

I made a tooth in edit mode. When I tried to duplicate it and modify for the other teeth, they look right in edit mode, but when I display the rendered preview, they are out of place and enlarged. How ...
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How does EEVEE work?

We all know what Cycles is, at least to a first approximation: Cycles is a path tracing engine [...] Specifically, cycles is a "backwards" path tracer, which means that it traces light rays by ...
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Unknown Object in my rendering [duplicate]

In my very first rendering I have an unknown object in my rendering image. its not found on any layer and I cant finde any unknown axis or objects on my rendered layers. Its a white circle behind a ...
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Render and Preview are very different

Attached is an image of something I'm working on. I am not sure why the background of the rendered (left image) does not show up which in the preview render (right image), the background appears.
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When Blender crashes during rendering

After asking a good number of questions, I felt it best that I come with some tips that I have discovered and learnt on my own. One of the things I've heard is that there are people that have tried to ...
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GPU Rendering on different monitor resolution

I'm confused between two monitors, one is 1440p and the other is 2160p. So if I'm rendering with my GPU will it be slower on the 2160p monitor compared to the other?
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How to match points on rendered images?

I have several rendered images of object from different views. I take one rendered image. Every point on rendered image (2D coordinates) is matched to point in world (I call point of image as "...
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NET_RENDER keep getting RuntimeError: Error: [Errno 32] Broken pipe

I'm trying to make a net_render render farm on a cloud platform and I keep getting "RuntimeError: Error: [Errno 32] Broken pipe". code dump: ...
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Rendering Coloured PLY Point Cloud in Blender

I came across this video on Vimeo the other day: https://vimeo.com/290181848 I was intrigued as to how this was achieved, and in my impulsive search for answers I came across photogrammetry and the ...
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Why is my image blurry, with pixelated, jagged edges?

Any help would be much appreciated. I am in the process of making an animation and this .png test image is blurry and pixelated. I don't know if its because of the materials, small-scaled objects, or ...