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How to make shadow catcher object invisible in mirror?

I modified and added this car model to my scene but it was having no side mirrors. So I made mirror plane and added mirror material to it but to cast car shadows on HDRI, I used shadow catcher object ...
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Shading issues with boolean

Before you leave a comment, I know this is a common issue, but I have tried all of the solutions I have found. With that being said, I'm modelling a bishop as part of one of my first projects. I'm ...
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Problem with shadows in Cycles

i have a problem with the projected shadow from a object to another object,in particular i don't know because a shadow don't follow all the geometry, in this case a cube. The cube shader need use ...
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objects do not block shadow that goes to shadow catcher

I'd like to render only the vase and shadow to then overlay on other shelves and walls, and then do the same with other objects besides the vase. If I set the wall and shelf to "shadow catcher&...
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Theres something wrong with my viewport shading

I'm a beginner and I was making a house while I found a problem. When I turn on the Scene World in viewport shading, weird shadow casts and my house turns black
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Shadow casting far from the base of the object

Does anyone have any idea why this is happening? The base of the golf flag is not above the ground despite how the shadow looks. For some reason when I render out the shadow appears like the object is ...
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Hard shadows after render (cycles & eevee) V2.92

Been in Blender for one year, self-taught. The shadows after render become blackened and show up where they have no business being. The scene has a swinging light above as well as 3 graph-generated ...
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How to cast a tree shadow

I want to create something like this image does. I tried placing a png image as plane in front of the sun, but the shape is really blurry and unprecise unlike the reference image here. Anyone know how ...
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How to get spot and shadows that show up in eevee to show up in Cycles?

In eevee the shadows show up, and the spot light circles. In cycles everything looks better, but the spot circles are gone, and the shadows have mostly disappeared. Cycles Eevee What am I missing ...
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How can I fix the blocky shadows? (I am using cycles) [duplicate]

I didn't use a Subdivision Surface modifier because it messes up the form. Also when using Eevee I don't get this problem.
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Require help with multiple lights in EEVEE creating a clean and sharp black/white shading (shadows and light bounce)

I'm currently trying out different things for an animation series I've planned and need help with creating sharp and clean black/white shadows and light bounces, when the range of - for example - two (...
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Coffee cup looks foggy after rendering

I’m following BlenderGuru’s donut tutorial, and right now I am modeling the coffee cup. The problem is that the cup looks kind of foggy after rendering (see attached screenshot). There’s a weird black-...
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Interior Shadow Catcher

I've got an issue that I haven't been able to solve so I'm turning to the community for help. Here's my objective. I'm attempting to recreate an interior real estate photo to virtually stage with CG ...
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After find missing files, my floor wont cast any shadow

i'm working on this project of mine and i've moved the floor's texture files to another folder in order to organise my textures, but i forgot to pack the files into blender. i opened the file and and ...
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Shadows not Showing up? Also help with color variation in shaders

Here is a link to the blend file Click here to download I created this set of gumdrops with an array modifier. The Rectangle underneath is shaded to like marble and has a couple of image textures and ...
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Shadow not showing in Renderer

I have a problem where the shadow is not showing up during the rendering scene, even though the shadow shows up on the viewport. On viewport On Rendering I don't know why this happens, any help would ...
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The light doesnt going through glass and create a solid shadow and here the link for the file [duplicate]

For some reason the glass meterial create a solid shadow, im not sure wheter its shadow setting problem or another problem which I havent figure it out. Appreciate it if someone can point out my ...
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How could I remove these jagged shadows?

I tried removing these jagged shadows with the Shadow Terminator Offset slider in Blender 2.90 but they don't go away even if I crank it at 1, plus I'm getting horrible dark shadows all over the place ...
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Glass casting shadows and not looking real

I'm trying to make these glass planes on the ceiling but something weird is going on with the glass shader. I tried couple of different ones but nothing seems to do the job. I'm talking about shadows ...
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Donut glass cup render has too many grains and speckles + denoiser come out distorted, shadow is also too opaque. What settings may I try out?

I feel I am nearing completion of the tutorial but am still having gaps in knowledge on how to render light properly. 2.92.0 blender file: https://pasteall.org/blend/6474d6f8bd5f4b1abbabaa41478e7e6a ...
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How do I make shadows through glass and liquid more transparent and less opaque?

Andrew's glass: My glass: Light paths settings: None of these seem to change the shadow (or rather the cup's?) see through What settings can I possibly fiddle with? the more the merrier! :)
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Render shadows without denoise on a transparent background in cycles [duplicate]

I have a problem with the graininess that appears in the shade. I want to render an object with a nice and clean shadow. The result is a png with a transparent background. Render in Cycles engine. I ...
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Recreating Minecraft-like Voxel Lighting in Eevee or Cycles

I've ported the model of a world from the game Minecraft into Blender to transfer to another game engine altogether, however I can't seem to properly recreate the in-game lighting for baking. From ...
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Do I need an Ambient Occlusion Map for Grass png's?

I made some grass blades as png with a transparent background. Now i want to import them as pictures as planes. But do I first need to make an ambient occlusion map for each picture? Or does blender ...
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How could I make a VDB volume not cast shadows?

I imported a VDB volume from Houdini into Blender 2.92 and it creates some weird shadows. How could I make it not cast any shadows? I went into Visibility > Ray Tracing but there's no Shadow ...
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How to remove shadows appearing inside material?

I've been following a tutorial on geometry nodes, which uses gumdrops and sugar for context. The geometry node set up for the gum drop is: For the material of the gum drop I used the following shader ...
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Lights not casting shadows/UV mapped images dark

I am trying to simulate a small setting in a casino in Blender. I have a cube that has a green felt texture mapped to it (it's my table) and I have some playing cards on top of it (they are also ...
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Strange shading after OBJ import

I have strange shading after importing an obj file: When I zoom in, the face seem perfectly flat. I checked normals, they are ok. I also tried the "clear sharp" function, nothing changed. ...
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My model has flickering weird shadows? [duplicate]

I started working on this model you can see below. I noticed there are these weird flickering shadows. So I tried googling it, but I didn't find anything (I googled "Blender Flickering shadows on ...
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How can I make grease pencil be effected by shadow?

I'm using grease pencil in surface draw mode to make my scene look painted, but I'm not sure how to make grease pencil respond to shadowing. I know grease pencil can't cast shadows, so I set my ...
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Removing shadows from an object, not the shadow being casted

I've got a model that looks best when rendered through the Workbench render engine, but for a specific scene I would like it to still be able to cast shadows. Is there a certain way for the model to ...
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How to cast object shadow only and mask the shadow of the object with the object?

I have an object sitting (clipping a bit) on the plane. I can achieve the shadow only via the node tree. But I want the object itself to mask the shadow. I mocked up what I want in photoshop for ...
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Unnatural Shapes in basic Camera Model

as I was building a basic camera model and used the SDS some little hills appeared on my model. Because its a basic flat Camera I would like to get rid of these unnatural shapes and their shadows. I ...
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I am getting strange shadows when using hair cards and cycles

I am getting strange shadows when adding view my hair cards in Cycles. I think it occurs when the hair cards are overlapping but im not sure. Anyone knows if there is a fix?
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EVEE Lighting and Volume Scatter showing through walls

I have a scene set up in EVEE with an object with a volume scatter material and a light on the outside. The light should only be coming through a window but there is volume being illuminated along the ...
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How do I make the object not cast a shadow but also not miss the shadow of another object?

How do I make the object not cast a shadow but also not miss the shadow of another object?
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Can I turn off Bloom one just one object?

I am trying to animate a "blood moon eclipse" and have been trying to get the moon to glow. It looks good with bloom in eevee, but the problem I ran into is that the "earth" ...
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Object floating in cycles but not eevee

For some reason, objects appear to be floating in cycles, but not in eevee, I'm sure the object is aligned with the flood because the base is clipping through the ground in viewport mode. Cycles ...
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Volumetric church window effect [duplicate]

I would like to use the attached texture as colored window glass. I found the following tutorial for this, but I can't follow it pretty early on ("Assign a material and add the following nodes&...
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How to generate realistic shadows on a shadowcatcher of a single object at a low elevation angle?

I've been working on a Blender model (using Blender 2.79, but I've also tested in 2.91.2 and got the same result) with the goal of producing a realistic shadow image for an airplane from any angle. I'...
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How can I solve this shadow problem?

Every shadow is working well until I separate the objects, pictures: My method when separating: select faces on the mesh inset faces a little bit select the inner faces separate it from the original ...
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Decreasing shadows

I want to lower the strength of a specific shadow I want the shadow in the second image to be as light as that of the first image. Right now its much darker Above is the compositing screen for the ...
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How do you render a shadow pass from a shadow catcher in cycles?

I have an object (an apple). I've covered it in water droplets using hair particles (from a second hidden emitter). I only want to render out the droplets and their shadows. I've set the apple to be a ...
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Viewport shading issue [duplicate]

I am beginner at Blender and have been having this issue in the viewport shading mode. For some reason it gives me these funny shading problems which as far as I have found don't seem to be caused by ...
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Light leaks in shadows

This happens all of the time, even with other modeling programs (UModeller and Probuilder). I suspect it is a Unity problem, and I have asked there, as well. I have checked all seams, especially ...
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After following Guru's tutorial, the reflections and shadows look weird in the render view

I finished the part where you make the coffee cup, the plate, all glass, then add a liquid, etc Now I was supposed to move onto where I turn that liquid into coffee and such But I noticed weird ...
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how to make the shadows in Cycles stronger from the grid table lamp

Hope someone could help me. I have modelled table lamp the mesh is totally a grid i need to make render result with strong dropped shadow from the light point inside the mesh, the problem the in the ...
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Let reflections and shadows continue over edges

I've been trying to get this to work for a few days, but I can't seem to find out how. I want to have an object with two colours (materials) reflect light seamlessly. These objects are generated ...
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Can't change shadow method

In the Render menu in Blender, there is supposed to be an option under Shadows that lets you change the method from VSM to ESM, so I can have less jagged shadows in Eevee. However, for me, the option ...
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Odd shadow cutout

I'm very new to Blender (10 hours in!), and I'm coming across a problem I haven't been able to successfully google. I have an object casting a shadow on a plane. I'm using an Area light pointing ...

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