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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The movie slows down

Hi I am trying to edit this clip. It starts off ok. As you can see, the top left of the first picture got WHITE fps reading (around 30) and the speed of the movement is fine. But within seconds it ...
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Which Blender audio/video codec should I use to render a video playable on iPhone7 and suchlike?

So I use a McBook Air to edit my videos. When I render a video, it renders and is downloaded fine. For the file format, I use FFmpeg video and for Audio Codec, I use MP3. When I share the rendered ...
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Not applying subdivide modifier increases render time

I'm using blender 2.8 and I've noticed that my render time on animations is drastically increased if I don't apply the Subdivision Surface modifiers before rendering. It's as if it's having to apply ...
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Mug and wireframe entirely disappeared

I accidently hit something and wireframe mode is gone. I'm now in what looks like cycles render, but I cant escape out of it. My mug is nothing but a grey shadow basically. How do I fix this?
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In Blender 2.8, 3D Viewport shading render mode is missing. How do I get it back?

I've gotten to a state where my render option in the 3D Viewport is missing. I can render just fine using EEVEE. The screenshot is missing the camera and light, but I've added those and it makes no ...
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Repeated frames in image sequence render

While rendering an image sequence in blender I encountered a problem: the sequence outputs as a series of repeated frames. Trick is that the frame is of a stationary ball and chain that is supposed to ...
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Can't access Add-Ons from Blender Program Files

I originally downloaded Blender 2.79 directly from the Blender site, but it was running very slowly. I then uninstalled it and downloaded it again from the Microsoft App Store. It worked extremely ...
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Rendering Backwards in Cycles

There was already a similar question asked, but I want to render the scene backwards for a different reason: render speed. I want to split the animation rendering between two PCs, so the first PC ...
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Bathroom Lit only from the Window - Too Dark [duplicate]

So my idea was to build a bathroom that is lit only by its window, so I put it together and tried it out, but it didn't come out as I was expecting to, of course I'm a newbie at blender so I thought I ...
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Changing a distant, small light pattern has no effect on renders?

I have a scene (attached) where a perfectly diffuse partial sphere gets illuminated by a plane whose texture is set up as an emission BRDF. My .blend file: https://www.dropbox.com/s/k7w36wlfoewie7p/...
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The end grain problem

I'm trying to figure out how to create a render that accurately represents the effect of applying a clear coat or oil treatment to a wooden artifact such as a box with finger joinery or dovetail ...
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My render layers are gone (Video Sequence Editor)

I tried to render my Video by using "Render Animation", but it just gave me an error that said "All render layers are disabled". I tried to enable them, but it appears that there are no render layers. ...
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Cycles render stopped rendering [closed]

I'm trying to render out my file but it stopped at frame 178 and now I can't get it to continue rendering, it just doesn't seem to do anything and then the software says its not responding. I've tried ...
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Strange color reproduction when using bake ambient occlusion

I'm a beginner with a blender. I need to learn how to make 3D models that I can use in Unity. I used this guide on YouTube: link. But when I try to use bake, the ambient occlusion gets a different ...
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Printing a game model that looks rendered

I am a very new user of blender and game modeling as a whole, so forgive me if don't use the correct terminology. I'll try to explain this as best I can. I'm trying to figure out how to 3D-print a ...
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Can a Raspberry Pi GPU be used with Cycles?

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and a 3, both of which have separate GPUs from the CPU. They are running the default Raspbian (9 I think), and Blender (slightly out-of-daste repository version) is ...
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White squares in eevee render

While I render using the new eevee engine, the render has squares in it. I have Intel HD 620 integrated GPU and all GPU drivers are up-to-date. I can render it good in Cycles but not in Eevee? Why?
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How can I get Cycles to work with NIVIDA GeForce GPU in Ubutnu 18.04 LTS?

I have an older laptop with a NIVIDA GeForce GPU that I would like to use to render with Cycles, and I understand that this is no longer officially supported. So, where do I hire the A Team (IE: with ...
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Model appears fine in Texture Mode but white in Render Mode

I created an animation, and when I go into texture mode all my mesh textures show up just fine, but when I go into render mode its all white and weird. I'm using Cycles. Why does this happen? Final ...
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Output Format Compatibility

I'm trying to use my Blender creation for an introduction animated video clip for Divinci Resolve video editor, or Windows 10 photo create a project editor. Which render file extension should I use? ...
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Blender Renderman - Transparent plastic

I have an object, where I wanted to have specific parts that looks like a transparent plastic. So I have used the primitive variables to adjust the part that I want to be transparent, and the others ...
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Python Panel Render 1 of 4 scenes?

How do I target a specific scene to render? I note from the nodes button that the path is as follows: bpy.ops.render.render(layer="RenderLayer", scene="Van") ...
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blender 2.80 - particle system makes object not renderable

in my scene I have a problem with my tree object. Whenever I apply a particle system to it, it's not rendered anymore. You can download the file here: Has someone an idea, what's going on here? Any ...
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Why is it rendering twice before I get the final rendering?

Is that normal? The last time I checked it, it was near 100% rendering, now it's at 4% as you can see. Why is it starting again?
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Blender 2.8 Evee - weird Shadow/Outline?

On any other object shadows and outlines look soft and normal. Why is it that this object has these black outlines? And on the bottom there are white outlines.
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Rendering extra 100px outside specified resolution and cropping down for final output? [duplicate]

With Screenspace reflections on I want to keep my edge fading at 0.075, but prevent it from fading the edges of the screen when zoomed in on a reflective surface. So currently I get this really nasty ...
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Cycles experimental option causing extreme memory usagee

so, today I learned how to do bump mapping and with it I learned what cycles experimental mode is. with it, I figured out how the mode handles subdivision. so I decided I would try to apply this to ...
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How to remove aliased lines with anti-aliasing?

I rendered my image with Eevee (256 samples, resolution - 1920 x 1080) and this is what I've got: There are ugly, sharp edges on my rendered image (these ones I highlighted). Also, in the upper part,...
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Blender 2.80: Color changing in render result

I'm new to Blender I want to make an simple animation so I deleted the light and using world light. However, after rendering all my images colors become very faint compared to render preview. How ...
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Cycles synchronizing static objects each frame

I'm trying to render a scene with a huge mesh (it's a spaceship made with kitbashing, it has millions of polygons, no subdivision modifier is used), the object is completely static and only the camera ...
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Image is appearing flat in render but fine in camera view

The first picture is how my object is appearing after render. And the bottom picture is how it should appear.
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Two diffenrent shapes in render

I'm a newbie in blender, i solved a lot of problems thanks to this forum but this time i can't find any answer to my problem. So basically i downloaded a 3D model, put some textures on it, etc.. but ...
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How to prevent things from out of sight rendering

I was wondering if there was a way to only calculate the things that are currently visible in the frame. My scene has a lot of trees that are slowing down my render times, and these are mostly out of ...
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Turn off incremental render

Is there a way to turn off the incremental rendering, so it only updates the viewport once the render is finished? I'm using the "render preview" in 3D viewport, with eevee. When I rotate the view ...
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How do I create a clay/fingerprint texture on a Blender model (as shown in the art pieces here)?

Beginner here - I saw these art pieces on Instagram, and was very happy to see that it was indeed possible to make a 'light fingerprint/clay' texture on 3D models. Since I was hoping to create a ...
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Grid texture in Cycles

How can I make a grid shader from the following picture?
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Object alignment between Viewport and Render are different

I am loving learning to use Blender for visualization of biological samples. However, I have run into a problem. In the Viewport, my models are aligned with my input data, as below: In the rendered ...
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Can Cycles take more samples at object borders?

Can Cycles be coaxed to cast more rays in pixels containing a large gradient/discontinuity in depth (or high contrast in brightness)? My scene is fairly simple (effectively an image mapped to a ...
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Do procedural textures save render time and memory?

After watching several videos on how to make procedural textures I'd like to know if it's worth the effort. So far the benefits of procedural textures I always hear and read is their infinite ...
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EEvEE doesn't render every frames animation

Problem to render every frames in animation in eevee There is a problem that eevee doesn't render every frames and make mistakes. explain: I want to render a plane that shows a video (includes 3 ...
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Blender does not update the file's information when rendering

I render to file sequences then i re-render the same scene to same folder using exactly same name. So i'm replacing the old render. When i check the render files in explorer (windows 10) the data ...
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pre render script behaviour

I use simple python snippets to replicate the light pass manager (LPM) script's behaviour for 3dsmax link. LPM in 3dsmax basically just runs a pre_render script that applies overrides and then ...
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Transparency on decal not rendering correctly. (Decal Machine)

Were using decal machine (the plugin) to add some details on the floor of our scene. We have used decal machine before and it worked before. The problem is the square of discoloration that forms ...
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ovg encoding quality

I'm trying to export an ovg video out of Blender but I can't for the life of me get anything that doesn't look like it comes out of hell. At the end I cranked every setting to their maximum value and ...
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How can I see the texture in viewport

I read a bunch of tutorials but I can't get the texture to show up in the viewport and the render view. This tutorial is telling me Im supposed to change the Display Method from Solid and change some ...
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Painted wood on surface

Is there a way to make a painted material from the picture below? All answers are welcome. I know it. So, the image texture for the base colour is using a ColorRamp node, linked into a Principled ...
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Blender animation will render images in solid

So basically lets say I have a cube and I have given him an emission shader from the node shaders, and when I render it in edit mode it glows as it should. So the problem is when I click on animation ...
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Recreating hotkeys in 2.8

How to create hotkey for (VIEW3D_OT_toggle_shading, MATERIAL) in new blender 2.8 since it has been removed or is any other method?
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Cycles GPU rendering is super slow with bigger image size

For some reason Cycles GPU rendering speed increases enormously when using bigger image sizes. I am now doing 6000x3000px image and it takes almost three second to calculate one sample. And it is not ...
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combine triangles with squares [duplicate]

What if I will combine triangles and squares together in one object, can that make my object more broken in some ways when rendering? Do I have to make my object only with triangles or only with ...