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Hair particles eliminates all shadows

I finished up a scene with a tree, but when I activate the hair particle of some roots, all shadows disappear, is it a bug?
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Weird shadow behavior on mesh

I have some weird shadows on my objects. More specific it changes when the angle of view has changed. You can see in the first image the middle cushion is lightened and in the second image is darkened....
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Bad quality rendereing videos with Eevee

I'm trying to render a video with Eevee but I'm getting a really bad video quality. When I render an image it looks perfect, everything looks smooth: https://imgur.com/O8zjNiR But when I render a ...
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No shadow with Eevee

I have a problem creating an animated film as a university project. We work as a group. One of us created a landscape and the others animated a panda. I appended the landscape to the panda file and ...
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Object does cast shadow, but doesn't get physically darker

I have modelled a stool, and textured it, however, when a light it shone onto the object, it casts a shadow as intended but the object itself doesn't get darker. Here is a file with the stool I've ...
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How do I darken shadows from a shadow catcher in the compositor?

I am working on a shot of a car sitting in a plane integrated into a video I shoot. When I rendered the image sequence I separated the shadow from the car (when I was rendering the Car itself I ...
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Camera casting weird shadow depending only on it's position

As the title already explains I have a shadow in my render without an actual object which casts that shadow. The shadow only shows depending on where my camera is positioned and even when I disable ...
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How can I make realistic Bokeh shadows?

I saw a render (attached) with really realistic looking shadows. Any clue how to do this bokeh-style shadow? Thanks in advance
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How to enable shadows on glossy surface with enviromental mapping?

So I am a noob in blender.. but scene is in attachment. As you can see, I dont get any hard shadows. With Sun size 0.062. How can I re-enable hard shadows so they are visible or what shader can I use ...
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Trying to improve shadow in evee [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand, and ultimately solve this shadow problem. The shadow doesn't connect to the power cable and there are some weird light below the rack too. See the evee render below, i'm also ...
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Dark, Unwanted Shadows Between 'leaves' when Rendering in Cycles

I am hoping someone can help me with this situation. I am very new to rendering and texturing in blender and have not so surprisingly come across an issue that is preventing further progress. I am ...
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Disabling hair particle shadows in Eevee?

I'm using a hair particle emitter to create flowers for a field. Despite disabling shadows on the source object (and even using 'Is Shadow Ray' on a light path node for a mixed Transparent BSDF), the ...
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Why the color became bright after rendering?

Would you tell me how can I fix it? The first image is screenshot of render preview and the second one is after rendering. As you can see, it became bright after rendering.
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Weird shadows appearance in viewport

When trying to add a shadow, it looks like a bug as instead of adding it to the object, the background "cracks" into different-shadow pieces. I use my PC for other design-related programs, and it ...
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How to have sharp shadows in cycles with HDRI

Can you please tell me how to have sharp shadows in cycles with an hdri environnement texture, but without changing the lighting parameter of the hdri texture ? For example in the picture below, I've ...
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Remove drop shadow from label?

I'm completely new to blender, I'm trying to create a simple label for a product as an exercise. When I use the shrinkwrap modifier to the face of the object in Cycles I get a drop shadow that doesn'...
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Transparent material looks different in render/camera than in preview in Eevee

I've seen a few different questions with similar problems on here but none of the solutions appear to work for/apply to my issue. This one seems closest to the problem I'm having, but I don't have a ...
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Weird shadows in cycles

I have made a render, but the shadows appear to be blocky. I already researched this topic and almost every article says to do more subsurf, but I already did a lot of it and it doesn't work. Does ...
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HDRI Renders in preview but not in final render

I am having an issue with using an HDRI environmental image to light an indoor scene. It was working correctly when all of the sudden the shadows stopped showing in the render. I don't recall doing ...
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Shadow Detached from Object [duplicate]

I'm very new to Blender. After creating this chair, I added a flat plain for the ground and have confirmed the my chair is snapped to the ground plain. When I added a light, I noticed the shadows are ...
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no shadows where mesh intersect, weird glow instead,

Hey I am getting these weird glow instead of shadows near the edges or where the mesh intersects, I am rendering in Eevee and have AO turned on.
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“Shadow” Option isnt showing in the Lightning Settings

Im using the latest Blender version and if I wanna configure my shadow options it doesnt show where its supposed to be as you can see in the picture. I remember thats its been working in the past so ...
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Strange effect on the solid color faces

I'm trying to achive something really simple but I've got the annoying effect. I'm using Cycles for rendering. On some meshes I applied the solid color wihtout any special effects (just the Diffuse ...
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How can I cast shadow on a plane with the light's color showing

How can i cast a shadow on a plane and also have a light's color on it In the picture i linked there is shadow but no color from the cube wich is an has an emmision shader. There is also no color ...
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I believe this shadow on the glass material is not normal, it follows my camera creating a weird effect, please help me fix it!

So basicly when I move the camera I get these shadows on the windows ( glass material). The shadows follow the camera angle and i would like to remove them or fix them. Im using Eevee. The shadows ...
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Black Outline and Visible Faces in Cycles Render

Previewing in Eevee looks fine, but when I switch to Cycles, this occurs: Also comes as a white grain on the side opposite from the lightsource. As you can see, parts become darker; there's black, ...
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Shadow by mesh light and HDRI in EEVEE

As of 2020, it seems that EEVEE of Blender 2.82a can't get shadows from mesh light and HDRI. Shadows in EEVEE seem to only be obtained by light objects. Questions : I wonder if there is a Fake way ...
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Shadow options are not showing

I am using the latest blender version but as i was trying to change the softness and exponent of my lamp shadows there was no option. It only showed the clip start and Bias. Any way i can bring these ...
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Baking blender low poly to high poly model in substance painter, sharp shadow problem

So I have my low-poly model as I want, I added triangulation and marked sharp edges with mean creases or additional edges if needed. Before exporting to fbx I smoothed it. I made high-poly with ...
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How to render a transparent shadow of an object in Eevee?

I'm trying to render some pngs of objects with a transparent shadow to be overlaid on different environments. I've set up a shadow catcher using nodes and it looks fine in the render preview (pic 1) ...
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Smooth shadows between two close objects

Is it possible to avoid this shadow break without merging objects and their meshes? I really don't want to, because it's much easier to work with parts, than one big mesh.
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weird shading at center

im trying to follow blenderguru's anvil tutorial series but im getting some weird shading at the center. ive noticed in his video the shading is bad just until the moment he gets rid of the curve in ...
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How do I get shadow on video?

I have a plane that has a video as its texture. I'm using emission so that the lighting's right. Is it still possible to get shadows on that plane?
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Shadows disappear when you turn on volume absorption in gpu render (Open CL)

Blender: 2.82a Gpu: rx5700 Whenever I try to turn on volume absorption in the glass I'm trying to render the shadows disappear. It doesn't matter if I use the principal shader or the glass one the ...
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Make object receive shadows, but not cast them

I am working with a still image of a car imported with fspy. I want to project a shadow of custom text onto the ground plane. The shadow should appear on the invisible car, but not on the ground where ...
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How do I use shadows and lighting to project two seperate textures?

So I'm making a scene that uses two different textures, one for lit areas and one for dark areas. I was wondering how I could set up a node system in cycles to display lit areas with one texture, and ...
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Transparent shader and shadow persist

I make a simple animation where i fade out gradually some items I have some problem with transparent shader. I try to do gradually disappear some object, with transparent shader and animate the ...
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Wrong shadows with Cycles Renderer

I've tried to preview my final render, however I've noticed that the shadows are casted incorrectly. The problem isn't the positioning. Moving the lights doesn't affect shadows and only makes already ...
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How to use own image as background or environment and produce strong shadow with EEVEE?

I want to render in EEVEE to get such rendered image: My requirements are: Use my own images (the white background in the image above) as background (no matter it is background or world environment ...
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Disable Indirect Lighting? I've tried setting Diffuse bounces to 0, but everything I try to do fails. I want the areas [duplicate]

As you can see, the Areas that aren't in the light are still quite visible. I want it so they are not visible. I tried setting Diffuse Bounces to 0, as other tutorials suggested, but it had exactly ...
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Object shadows having lines doubled

The shadows of the objects seems to be doubling up and even when moving the object around it flickers. Eevee Cycles
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Light bounces differently in the viewport cycles render compared to the final render

The view port render looks different to the final render. Any ideas why?
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How can a Texture ignore Light but still display the Shadow of Objects on it?

Even if the Question is kinda ironic .. I have inserted both Pictures with "Import as Planes", "Welcome"-Sign has shader, but I imported the Background as shadeless, Reason why I ...
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whenever i render theres a purple hue over it in eevee new to blender [duplicate]

Please help no one at reddit will answer need help figuring this out. I tried fixing it by adding a dynamic sky,but it switched it to cycles and i want to render it in eevee
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Shading Problems with a new model. Seems like overlapping faces

I'm new to blender. I've downloaded this free model and I edited it a bit. I used discombobulate to add some plates but I'm having some troubles with the shadows. They're all jiggling and even the ...
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Is it possible to capture a shadow on an emissive plane?

I understand the absurdity of my question, but I'm curious to know if it is possible to do this (On Cycles, and Eevee) Basically, the plane captures the shadow, if the material is not emissive. But I ...
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How to change shadow softness of light?

The option for softness has changed since blender updated and I don't know where to find it The bottom one is the old version and has the softness option
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Weird artifacts in rendered shadows

new blender 2.8 user here. I found weird artifacts in the shadows when I rendered this cup. Only happens when the plane is dark, although you can see a bit of that weird pattern in the coffee. Here's ...
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Blender shadergraph use of orientation of face direction for foliages)

I'm completely new to shader, but I quickly need a good looking foliage for a school project. I want to make a simplified version of the Witness's bush foliage. I made a sphere with hundreds of ...
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No shadows in Eevee render [duplicate]

Hello dear Blender community,I am new in Blender so i set up my scene and turned Eevee render,it works correctly but my city has no shadows!!! But when i change to Cycles render shadows appear ...

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