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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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How to avoid noisy renders in Cycles?

I know that this question is a bit old or maybe overdone, but I'm running the latest edition of Blender and when I use the Cycles engine I get really fuzzy results and I can't find a simple, non-...
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Strange artifacts on cycles render [duplicate]

Do you have any idea what is causing these artifacts on my cycles render? I'm using a sun light source to illuminate the scene. 128 samples. I've pasted a screenshot of the material that the ...
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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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When to use sRGB and when not to?

I discovered that in my Scene Color Management, Display Device has always been set to sRGB. When I turn it off, the color of a given RGB now seems to match what I see in say Matplotlib. No matter how ...
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Getting Error: The Encoder Timebase is not set when trying to render finished Video sequence

I cannot find any other posts to do with this and I don't to completely mess up my Blender while messing with settings I do not understand. I finished putting a video together in VSE and tried to ...
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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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Dot matrix display in Cycles?

Is it possible to make a dot matrix look with cycles? I attempted this with the following node setup: However, the dots should be round, and each dot should only have one color. As you can see, this ...
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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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Objects not showing in final render

When I switch to render mode, they show up, and they show when pressing F12, but when clicking the 'Animation' button, nothing shows. If anyone knows how to help, please do. Edit: I have enabled ...
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Blender 2.8 Eevee depth of field “geometry clipping” issue

I have a problem with strange depth of field artifacts in Eevee on my Mac Pro (tech specs on the pictures below). It looks like everything is what it should be. defocused is cliped by the camera (but ...
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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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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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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 do I stop the Compositor Output Node from overwriting my images on each new render?

Using the compositor node setup above, when I hit F12, it makes a new pass and the rendered images are automatically saved. The problem is that the new render erases the previous one that was saved in ...
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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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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 does Blender decide in which window it shows the render

This has puzzled me for years: How does Blender decide the window where it will display the rendered image when I hit F12 to render?
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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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Problems rendering a sword

I want to render the sword I just finished. But when I render it, the hilt and handle are fine but the blade looks odd. Why is this? Here is the render: This is what the blade looks like in ...
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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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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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How to set which graphics card is used by OpenGL render active viewport?

I whan to use 3D View OpenGL render with Blender Render. I have a laptop with two graphics card. Of course the NVIDIA card is the superior. I used the Blender Help / Save System Info to check the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to use SSAO in Eevee without world lighting?

I'd love to use SSAO in eevee to just add a little depth to my scene, but I've created a studio-esque lighting set up, and as such need to keep the world lighting dark, only lighting my scene with ...
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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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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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How to properly denoise renderings?

Since the Denoise feature was added to Blender I only use the default setting with it and it really does the work. But sometimes the denoise is noticable on some of my renders. How can I overcome the ...
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Any way to control light halos in the compositor based on emission level?

I am wanting to animate a row of LED lights. I have separated the LED lights from the rest of my object with the pass index/ID mask functions; currently all of my LED lights are on pass index #1. ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I render without the camera?

Ok I really do not like the camera part of rendering. I can easily line up a good looking model without the camera but I keep realizing you need the camera to render into an image file. Is there ...
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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 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 : 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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Why is this environment texture image showing only a solid color in the 3D view, using Cycles?

I'm having a problem rendering the environment map. I downloaded a sample project that has the same settings as my project but it renders without a problem. I tried using both a .hdr and .png image. ...
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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.