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Questions tagged [shadows]

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Is it possible to setup eyelashes with uv texture without using shaders nor hair particle?

I tried setup eyelashes with uv texture without using shaders nor hair particle system, because hair particle system is a bit naughty and I'm going to use it later on in three.js, which doesn't ...
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Cycles Plane With Equal Shading On Both Sides

I made some grass, but with the lighting I am using one side is dark because there is no light shining on it, so I want it to have no shading, but the problem is I still want it to change colors with ...
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Weird shading after extrude, tried everything (i think)

I am trying to exctrude some faces and after I do it I am getting really weird shading. I have tried: -splitting nonplanar faces -removing doubles -increased vertices Is there anything else I can ...
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No shadows on transparent object ( Blender 2.8 )

EDIT: I've found a solution that works in my case, i've posted that solution below. EDIT 2: Fixed "Eevee settings" to "Material settings in Eevee" So I've got a couple bushes in a scene and I ...
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Eevee Render Shadow Only with Environment Texture Lighting

In the image below, I am using an HDRI environment texture to light the scene with Eevee as the render engine. I want to render out just the floor with the shadows from the foot but not show the foot. ...
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Transparent object shaddows in volume material [Blender Internal]

Currently I am fighting with lighting artefacts within a smoke simulation, when the lightsource is within the volume and especially also within a transparent object within this volume. (Note this ...
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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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Baking shadows onto transparent plane

So i know that in Blender Render it is possible to bake shadows only and export them as a PNG. But in Cycles, i cannot seems to easily find a way to do this. I play Second Life, and so with that ...
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Noob lighting question

I'm trying to recreate this render: But my render is coming out much darker: I'm using the cycles renderer in the 2.8 beta. It's a sun light with a light gray world color. The colors are just ...
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How can I fix this jagged Shadows?

I already subdividied the surface, but still getting this raw shadows in between of the spheres. What can I do?
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Shadows in studio option crashes Blender

I am using Blender 2.8. Using it on MacOS High Sierra on a MacBook Pro (Mid 2010). I have a problem when I attempt to select shadows in Shading dropdown window under options. It just crashes ...
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Certain shadows don't appear while playing in BGE

I can't get certain shadows to show in BGE. I have the correct lighting with the sun and hemi lamps. When I'm editing in BGE, all the shadows show like I want. But when I press p to play, all ...
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Shadowcatcher, how to separate shadow and object

I'm currently trying to render some assets (in cycles) for an application I'am developing. As I need objects to appear separately the idea is to have object A, shadow A, object B, shadow B and so on ...
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Direction of shadows from my sun

Hi I have a scene with a fence as the single mesh. I have a HDRI as an environment texture and a sun lamp, to add some colour to my light. But the shadows from my fence don't point in relation to my ...
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shadow clipped when zoom out ( eevee )

I like the shadow here but when the camera zoomed out, the shadow gone. Is this normal? how to fix this?
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How to make longer shadow

I have a shadow in this scene that only shadows his head and a part of his leggs, if you look closer you can see that the shadow goes away. How can I make my character's shadow 100% on the ground? ...
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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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Smoother shadows in Blender 2.8 (EEVEE)

So recently I've been really diving into Blender's 2.8 beta, and most importantly EEVEE render engine, and I can't seem to get around these nasty looking shadows. is there a feature I'm missing?
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Spiderverse Shader/ Seperate Highlights, Midtones, Shadows

Has anyone figured out a way to make a Spiderverse shader in blender? Mainly, I am wondering if there is a way in Cycles to separate light channels cast on a sharer as highlights, midtones and ...
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Cycles: How can I make a plane both emmissive and transparent?

I have the following situation: I have a scene lighted by a "sun" lamp that gives me good sharp shadows. But I also want to have a large plane with an emissive material placed above the scene to ...
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Shading Render Not Present In 3D View

back again with my sword :D I've figured out rendering and everything thanks to you guys but this time I'm asking about why there seems to be a shadow that I don't think should be present when ...
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How works lights and shadows from the 3D view ? [blender 2.8]

In the window preferences i can toggle and play with the lights that are used in 3D view ("studio light"), and im trying to understand them as i would like to reproduce these settings in Unity. Are ...
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Cast 2d image shadow on to my 3d object

Is it even posible? Hello everyone! I have placed a background image to my project and also a plane with an image as its material. As you may see in the picture I attached (it is not in camera view),...
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How to handle shadow for multiple objects in one

I'm having a little issue, i'm trying to make my first actual character model, but since i want to use it in a game that will have customization, i need the parts of his body to be separated into ...
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Why does my light path create this kind of effect?

I'm following Blender Guru's cave tutorial and when he comes to render the crystal & cave, his result looks nice But mine looks terrible (I follow exact same step) The light just seems appear on ...
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Join two parts of object faces to match shadow [duplicate]

What do i have to do to join highlighted group of faces with others, so shadow will be the same when joined. All faces are already part of same object (Joined them via Ctrl + J). I tried merging them ...
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Bump map causes strange shading [duplicate]

What is causing this strange shading when adding bump/normal maps? This happens in the viewport and the final render. See image below were the sun transitions into shadow. It should be more smooth. ...
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Only shadows appear in render

I have a problem with shadows. All objects disappear while rendering, there are only their shadows. I guess something is wrong with render settings. The first one is a screened preview render, the ...
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Problem with shadows that should not be

I am a beginer . I am using glossy on an object like on the ukelele youtube tutoriar(tuning keys) to give a metal look. it looks great but there are shadows next to holes of the object(as if they are ...
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Shadow catcher only for some objects

In my scene I want only some of the objects to cast shadow on the Shadow catcher, but all of the objects have to cast shadow (on other objects then shadow catcher), so I can't switch the shadow off. ...
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How do I make my shadow catcher shadows darker?

Hello I've been trying out motion tracking and I made a little scene with a horn on my desk, and I have to big windows on the wall to the right so I replicated that but the shadow from the horn isn't ...
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Blender eevee emission shadows [duplicate]

So still kinda new to blender, and decided to try out 2.8 because of eevee. But I seem to be doing something wrong. Was trying to figure out why the emission wasn't showing a shadow by itself on the ...
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Eevee is not showing shadows in viewport, but they are present in the final render

I am using an HDRi to light my scene and I noticed EEVEE not rendering shadows in the viewport so I was assuming it wouldn't show them in the final render either. On the other side, with Cycles they ...
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Using shadows as texture masks?

I am attempting to make an environment that has hand-painted shadows in the base color texture. This would give me more artistic control over how the shadows are cast. However, I would also like ...
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How to add a 3d object to an image

How would I add a 3d cube to the counter marked in the picture below and have shadows? Example Picture - https://imgur.com/a/CsezXCC
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Render shadow lines problem

Hi there well I'm kind of newish to Blender and my problem is when I do the Rendering I get some ,,shadow lines'' you can see them if you zoom in at the head, how can I avoid them or what did I do ...
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Create grainy/nosy shadows

How can I accomplish this kind of noisy shadows in Blender?
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How to Get only Shadows from a Collection in 2.8 EEVEE?

I want to know is there a way to render Shadows only in Blender's new EEVEE Render Engine. I want my objects in a separate collection and a ground plane on a separate collection(to receive shadows ...
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SFM lighting in blender

So I make thumbnails for youtubers, and one of my clients REALLY likes the look of SFM, I think that SFM is hard to work with and get anything done in. Is there anybody that knows how to make blenders ...
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Shadows on alpha channel PNG's and eevee

I am playing with the eevee render, and I am struggling on how to render projected shadows from objects textured with alpha channel. Here is a reference render on cycles on what I want to achieve. ...
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Faces shading looks strangely segmented after extrusions

I extruded something from this Obj model and the shading looks segmented as if there were distinct models. I have already checked that my normals are not inside out. Normals look ok:
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How to disable this shadow? [duplicate]

the shadow is allways to the right and I dont know why it is there.
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rendering with/without shadows

I'd like to render 60 frames of animation, where actually nothing moves, just the sunlight and the shadows are moving a little bit. I'd like to differenciate the objects and the shadows and render ...
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Is there a way to make gradient shadows?

Fairly new Blender user here. I'm using Blender Render for this next project of mine and I'm wondering if there is a way to make smoother shadows for these arches. As you can see, within the arches, ...
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How to hide object but keep shadow in EEVEE?

This is very easy to do in Cycles, just have to click on the camera checkbox. I cant figure out how to do this in EEVEE. Any help would be appreciated.
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Wrong shadow on the mesh? (bl nodes)

When I cast a shadow on my NPR model, I found that there were always some areas of bump that would not receive the shadow, So I seperate the part of the mesh that went wrong. As shown in the picture ...
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Subsurface overhang causing black shading

I've got a model with mirror, bevel, and subsurf modifiers on it and subsurface is causing some shading issues. I don't know how to fix them other than to just disable it. I've seen another two posts ...
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Bake shadows and import to three js

hope all is well! I was wondering how I would bake shadows and import the model with these shadows into three js. I would also like to change the material of the model in three js dynamically while ...
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Weird Sharp Shadows when normal baked with cage

I am getting this weird sharp edges at the shadow transition when I used cage while baking them. It didn't appear when I when cage was not used, but without cage the edges are very sharp and don't ...
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Discrepancy Between Camera View and Rendering

Trying to render an image of a protein in blender, and finding that the rendered image has weird shadows on it, when these are not visible in camera view, as per the image below. Any idea why this ...