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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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how i make this damascus look like the reference photo?

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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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 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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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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Background movie clip does not show up in render

I did some tracking in Adobe AE and then ran a script to import it into Blender. I set a background image in the N menu, but I can only see it in the viewport, I can't see it when I render. Any help ...
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Render Result doesn't match my background image in Camera View

So I'm making a movie where I'm compositing my animated characters into a real life scene by compositing them into a picture like Augmented Reality! So it's just an image but for some reason the ...
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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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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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Cancel Gamma Correction when importing Objects

I'm having issues when importing objects from other software like Marvelous Designer. The material color isn't the one I choose to be. I've made some research and it appears that Blender "correct" ...
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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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What is LookDev mode for in 2.8?

I am struggling to understand what is LookDev mode for and how do I render an image which I see in this mode into a picture or video. I tweaked my material to look how I want in LookDev mode 1, but ...
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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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Blender crashes with GPU installed

On a recently assembled computer, attempting to run the BMW Benchmark using CPU render causes the screen to flickers after a few minutes and blender crashes, while using GPU render works fine. After ...
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How can I make a bed canopy?

How can I make a bed canopy? Both the modeling and the material? Looking for something like these 01, 02. UPDATE: So this is what I ended up with thanks to Nicola Sap suggestion and I'm pretty ...
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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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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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Faster Process suggestions for Interior Renders

I'd love to get pointed in the right direction on this. I need to make some interior renders for a project at work, but my process has always involved unwrapping and then texturing. But it'll be 80% ...
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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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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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Will Eevee be a/the new Game Engine? [duplicate]

Now I haven't gotten into Programing or game making let alone even tried Blender Game but I do have a very basic understanding of game engines and Eevee looks fantastic!! Close if not identical to UE4!...
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Applying an image with an alpha mask to a plane

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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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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Substance / Blender GLTF workflow = wrong metal render

I have a 3D armor which was textured in Substance and exported following that pipeline: https://www.khronos.org/blog/art-pipeline-for-gltf, that is to say with a ORM map. However, once the maps ...
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What does the stamp drop down menu in the render panel do?

I am working on a project right now, and during the render process I noticed a little check box that says stamp. When I selected the drop down menu it had a bunch of selections the refer to text and ...
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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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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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Why isn't the frame animation not changing its animation?

I've just rendered an animation about a intro, and it seems likes it's on the same thing and it Isn't changing. I'm on frame 21 it just shows the same animation over and over again. Here's is a ...
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Select pass mode via python script

I want to change the value of "Pass" type inside the "UV/Image Editor" area as shown on image. The default "Pass" value is "Combined" and I want to change the value to other available types with ...
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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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Why does Blender seem to freeze when I run this script?

I'm extremely new to Blender. I've watched a few guides on modelling, rigging and animating and have made myself a character with a bunch of animations. But I'm not looking to export the model, I'm ...
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Lighting a City

For a while now i have been trying to recreate the picture below, it is a city scene from Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. But i am struggling with the lighting and my project ends up looking very ...
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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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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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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 [on hold]

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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Why blender shuts my laptop down when rendering [closed]

I have this problem with my laptop. Anytime i decide to check my work by just going to rendered view my whole laptop just shuts down without warning. And its also the same if i decide to start the ...
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Hair won't render in cycles?

I just followed Andrew Price's video tutorial on how to render hair in cycles, and I have followed every single direction, but no hair gets rendered. Is something not enabled or activated? It is ...