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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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New PC - Blender keeps crashing when rendering

I've seen people on YouTube and other social platforms designing great environments and highly detailed 3D-artwork with Blender, so I brought this new computer with pretty high specs, so that I could ...
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my object isn't being rendered [duplicate]

the door to my fridge isn't being rendered this is it in modeling area and this is it rendered how do i get it to render the door
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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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Render time increasing drastically towards the end of the render

I apologize in advance if I didn't manage to utilize the search function to its fullest. I am through my first single frame scene render during which I had several iterations of previews and trial ...
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Does GPU RAM make a difference in an Eevee Render?

I was wondering if the amount of RAM your GPU has makes a difference in Eevee rendering. In Cycles the reason large scenes couldn't be rendered on GPU and had to be rendered on CPU was because the GPU ...
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Plastic with fluid inside

Can anyone help with a node setup for the plastic and the fluid inside it? This is my reference picture: I have already modelled some of the containers and the liquid inside, but I wanted to create ...
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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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What does the “Input value used for unconnected socket” error mean when using the Blendermada Client?

I had Truespace from Caligari until it was bought out and sunsetted, so I'm not totally a newby 3d rendering and animation, just Blender. I've had this version for a relatively long time, like well ...
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Is it possible to make 2D images for a product configurator from 3D models

I visited this site it is a product configurator site, how i think it works is that they have a lot of pictures they merged together, i was curious on how they created this 2D images (from a real life ...
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materials not showing in viewport (blender 2.8 on macbook pro)

I have an issue with blender 2.8 BETA. In viewport I can see materials I made in 2.79 and switch among them but I can't see any changes I make in 2.8. I can't create any new materials using nodes to ...
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Help with material setup, unreal engine 3 to cycles

First time asking question here. I want to know if my material setup is 100% correct. Specifically specular map, I'm using it only for roughness or should it be also be connected to principled spec ...
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Ultraviolet light material

How could I make a black light material out of this one?
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Blender plays a short .mp3 sound when it completes the render - HOW?

I was looking into a really necessary function for me when using Blender. I need Blender to play a short mp3 sound when it finishes rendering. I found this on the API: bpy.app.handlers....
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Translucent material (a sheet of paper) with image texture?

How to create such a translucent material (a sheet of paper) with some image texture? In the photo I'm directing the sheet towards a lamp and able to read what is printed on another side. What is the ...
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Blender 2.79b on a iMac 27 late 2013 with NVIDIA Geforce GTX 780M

I downloaded Blender 2.79b and i am very excited about it. Until... i read about the rendering on a mac and that apple is not supporting Open GL anymore? This is the mac i have: iMac 27 late 2013 with ...
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My render appear as a silhouette

Okay, so my problem is that when I render, the image shows as a silhouette of the object I am trying to render. It also appears like this when I go to the rendered viewport . I have tried: using a ...
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why there are just 4 options for rendering animation? [duplicate]

I need to render animation and there are only 4 options to render. I select png. at the output and then are only AVI raw, AVI jpeg, frame server and FFmpeg video options. I want QuickTime or another ...
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show ambient occlusion in render output

I have discovered Ambient Occlusion and I really dig the effect it has on my model in Object mode / solid view. However when I change to Render view I don't see the effect. Can I get it in the render? ...
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displaying model in opengl

I am trying to depict the story of the thirsty crow using crow, pebbles and waterpitcher with different water levels in it. I have created a objects using blender. When i export these models and use ...
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Change active View Layer with Python

I'm currently trying to figure out how i can change the active view layer with python. The change to 2.8 made sourcing for documentation quite difficult. I'd be thankfull for any help!
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How to use blender for reinforcement learning? How to control camera movement and save the rendered images that the camera captured?

I am trying to follow this paper and reproduce their works. But I get stuck with some problems and I really hope that some of you can give me some ideas. So, basically what the paper has done is ...
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Static-looking model upon importing to blender from rhino

I'm trying to import from Rhino to Blender but I always seem to get this same issue where the model looks blotchy. I'm relatively new to blender so I'm not sure how to trouble shoot this. I'm ...
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Particles disappear when no physics set

So I created a forest scene using hair particles system for trees and bushes. These particles stay stationary and only the camera and my character moves in the animation. So to better the render time, ...
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Painting onto textures - cycles

I'm on the road to modeling and texturing a old castle ruin near from home, I scanned the ruins to have some blueprints and realistic texture patterns. The project is modeling the missing parts of the ...
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How to prevent blender blocking computer entering stand by state?

I often leave my Windows computer on overnight, and sometimes I have Blender running when I do so. I've noticed that when Blender is running that my computer will not enter it's powered down state. ...
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.obj's won't shadow

I'm trying to animate on Blender but before I do that I'm rendering 1st to test everything. I've added a .obj and a light object. The settings of the object have shadows able. I will be able to see ...
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Rendering without any filters [duplicate]

Ill preface this with I am really new to Blender. I am trying to render a model with pixel art texture without any texture filtering or shading. So far the best results have been from OpenGL ...
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How do I export my work to be used in After Effects

Here is a screenshot of my work: https://imgur.com/a/GuA3gyz I would like to render the 3D model with its textures on, and make it look like it is part of the original shot. How on earth do I do ...
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cycles transparency not 100% transparent

I'm using cycles to render transparency around some leaves, but the actual transparency has a slight grey tint. I read some other place on google to increase the Transparency under Light Paths in the ...
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wrong particle spawning position

I have a topping on donuts which are made using particles Viewport mode. if i change some parameters in the particle system, they are spawning correctly. Render mode they all spawn on some exact ...
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Blender - Black edges in exported animation

So, I downloaded a blender file off of BlendSwap and ported over an animation I made in Source Filmmaker over to Blender. I'm pretty new to Blender so I don't know what could be causing this, but I ...
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Cycles rendered image looks different when rendered in a render farm

I have a strange problem with blender 2.8. I am building a simple scene: The problem is, whenever I want to render it on a renderfarm (SheepIt, Garage.farm, render.st) the following output will be ...
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Rotate the camera while driving along the path

How to make it so that simultaneously with the movement of the camera along the path, it rotates around the axis of this very path. I drew a small illustration.I hope quite clearly. I use Blender 2.8
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Change a Driver based on which Scene is being Rendered

I am looking to drive a property in a material node based on the current Scene when rendering. The purpose would be to mix between two different parts of the node tree so that one Scene renders one ...
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Auto-save render add-on

I have downloaded the auto-save render add-on, can anyone tell me where I can find the files after the render? Thank you for your help
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Rendering does not process transparency changes over time - Playing my timeline do. v2.79b

Hello dear community :) Note that I started with Blender less than 4 days ago. I have a simple scene with 2 texts, 1 Sun light and another lamp light. I managed to make the lamp light move so that ...
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rendering a mask

This most likely has already been asked, but here goes. Im rendering some hair, generated from the scalp of a basic head geo. If i just render the hair with the head invisible, i can see through to ...
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Beveled edges rendering like they're cut into

I made a very simple animation, and with camera movement, the beveled edges appear as if they are cut into. How can I fix this? I am rendering with blender render.
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Rendered vs Lookdev problems with appending model

Newbie issues. I downloaded a couple of free blender models of the earth and moon. When I attempt to append the moon to the earth blender file, there is a big problem with the renders. Would ...
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Weird shading thing

Can anyone tell me why my renders are producing this weird shading near the top of this ‘pill’ shape?? (Also random black squares...)
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How to orient an emission based on the emitter

I am trying to render a house, with bricks as the walls, and tiles as the roof. im using an emitter with a face hexagonal grid. the problem im having is that the brick object keeps its orientation, ...
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Optimization for Static Background

Previously I was using Windows Video Editor to save an audio file (a speech, no music, 41 minutes, 34kbps) with a static background image as a video file that will be uploaded to YouTube. It was ...
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Why are my video renders pixelated?

I hope you can see how pixelated the face is. But the video file that is being used pre-render is very clear, and I can't figure out why blender is outputting such low quality. Here's the information ...
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Render multiple view layers with layers starting at different times

I have 3 view layers, layer 1 has an object visible the entire animation. Layer 2 has an object visible for 2/3rds the animation, and layer 3 has an object visible for 1/2 the animation. While ...
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how i add a world background with color and with a HDRI sky?

i want to have a world bg with a grey or black color for example, but with a hdri sky lighting only, which means i only want to preview the bg color but not the image texture from the hdri, but i want ...
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Render animation in png's give same frames

When I render an animation in multiple png's blender outputs all the frames. The only problem is, all the png output files are the same. Thanks in advance
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How to render Devlook without scene lights?

I don't like the rendered preview, but I want to render Devlook. When I do this, the result is different. I get a white background and my model is a different color and dosent reflect well.
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Render gets darker - after being rendered

I'm building up my portfolio, but when rendering an image, it got darker - after it was rendered. see the screenshots to see what I mean. Notice the difference in contrast between the 2? the one ...
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Lightbulb Filament lighting distorting

I have been trying to figure out why when I render my lightbulb image, the light coming off it becomes completely distorted. When I use preview render everything works fine. I have tried various light ...
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Lower and upper part of the character are not aligned when rendered. How can i fix this problem?

I'm Newbie from the South Korea. So, my grammar may be terrible. Please take it into consideration. when i set my model's bones and after take pose, i found it's lowerbody escaped from the upper like ...