Questions tagged [renderman-render-engine]

Use this tag for questions about Pixar's RenderMan for Blender (RfB). This is a plug-in that provides a fully integrated bridge between RenderMan and Blender. Developed by Pixar in collaboration with the Blender community, RenderMan for Blender supports advanced features of RenderMan, such as the RIS framework, denoising technology, geometric area lights, fast interactive rendering, and a sophisticated shader suite.

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Color Management - ACES / OCIO config Mismatch between Renderman and Redshift in Blender 2.93.4

This is going to be a somewhat complicated question. I am using Blender 2.93.4 and I have both Renderman and Redshift installed. After installing both, I ran into a strange bug where Redshift was ...
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Blank Shader on certain object in Renderman

I have an interesting situation where some of the objects in my scene are not taking to renderman shaders, no matter what I change (diffuse color) the shaded object shows up as pure black, this does ...
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How to install the latest Renderman add on for the latest Blender [duplicate]

I am new to Renderman as well as to Blender. First I have installed the free version of the Renderman 24. Then I have installed the latest Blender 2.93.1. Then I downloaded the zip folder from https://...
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Renderman 24 no valid licence when rendering in blender [closed]

So I installed renderman 24 on blender and trying to render says I don't have a valid renderman licence. It's probably because I'm using the github version but renderman installer doesn't install the ...
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renderman not installing

So, I've got the renderman engine from GitHub and, when I install it and enable it (as an add-on), it doesn't show up with the render engines. Why? (The add-on said it required a 2.8 blender update so ...
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Can anyone get RenderMan to install in the latest version of Blender 2.8? I have tried everything that I can think of

Can anyone get RenderMan to install in the latest version of Blender 2.8? I have tried everything that I can think of, such as taking the -master out of the file name. But, it will still not install. ...
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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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Render view is different from texture view

I have imported a mode to blender and i am using Cycles Render. When i switch my viewport to Texture mode it shows textures just fine as shown in the image below But when i switch to Renderer Mode ...
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Error shows when trying to apply a shader from Renderman 21 materials library to a model!

I've installed Rendeman21 to Blender today and I found out that this render engine has its own library of materials, but when I try to add a material to one of my models, this pops up!
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What are the differences between renderman and cycles? How can I learn renderman? [closed]

I'm quite a newbie with Blender, learned little about a modeling and shading. I was wondering on the Internet the other day and I saw that Pixar's Renderman is available for Blender. What are the ...
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Objects won't Render [duplicate]

I a modeling this little house and then I render it only to see that the door I just modeled is the only thing that shows up.If I create something new that does render anyhow. I am using renderman ...
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Renderman works fine but rendering in 'it' just shows 'it' showing 'Empty' and does nothing

I've been a user of Blender for a very long time (not that I'm skilled though XD ) and while I normally use Cycles or LuxRender, I gave Renderman a try. I was able to install it successfully, even ...
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How do I set a material in renderman to use a specific UV map?

My model has 4 separate UV maps for the head, arms/hands, legs/feet, and body. But i can't find a UV map node equivalent in Renderman. After converting the node setup to Renderman, it doesn't have a ...
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How to render Hair in Renderman

I am new to Renderman and I can't figure out how to render hair. I tried finding info but I can only find how to do it in Maya which doesn't have the same workflow. I found this tutorial https://www....
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Renderman 21.2 crashes on render [closed]

I tried the 21.2 version of PRman for blender, the previous worked fine, but this one crashes when I try to render. Windows 10 Blender 2.78 render within blender: render within IT: I tried PRman ...
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How to render Smoke/Fire in RENDERMAN

I am trying out RenderMan 21 but can figure out how to render smoke and fire. I am assuming I use "PxrVolume" but it puts volume for the whole domain object not the emitter smoke object. I tried ...
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Color palette as a replacement for the default color picker

Is there a way around the default color picker (RGB, HSL etc.) with a list of colors aka a color palette with predefined colors - like Pantone in the desktop publishing field or RAL in the industrial ...
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How do I use a UVmap in renderman for Blender?

I am trying to render a model created using cycles in Renderman but the UV map doesn't show up. Can anyone help me use the uv map please?
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unable to use renderman in 2.77 [closed]

I was using Renderman in 2.76, but am unable to use it in 2.77. When I try to enable it in the user prefs it can't find the DLL but it's there.
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Issue with Renderman and Blender 2.75

Earlier today, I was able to enable Pixar's Renderman add-on for Blender 2.71. I then decided to update to Blender 2.75, but when I tried re-enabling Renderman, I got this message: Anyone know why?
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Around-Corners Transparency in Cycles?

Using Ray Length I can make the center of a cube hollow. But what I actually want is the inverse - for the outline to be transparent and the inside solid. At a glance it seems this would be a matter ...