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Merge 6 images back onto object

I have a tree of which I took images from all six side (namely topview, bottom, X positive, X negative, Y positive, Y negative) and thus I have six images (square aspect). I also projected the UVs ...
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How to use a mask texture to let part of an object show in front?

Okay, I've been trying to achieve this kind of result in blender cycles for a while, but still got no clue of how this game makes it in game. The face of this model has a mask texture (The texture is ...
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Saving objects' coordinates as RGBA

I need to save multiple objects' location in XYZ as RGBA data on an image. The colors should match that of blender in metric, so if I move the object up 105.4 centimeters in blender, the color should ...
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How to set up Vector for a radial Voronoi Texture without a Texture Seam

does anybody know of a way to make a similar looking texture that scales from the centre outwards without having a seam (see picture)? anything that produces a texture of some kind of cones that ...
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What coordinates are chosen by default in Texture nodes? [duplicate]

I have created a texture coordinate node and then deleted it. This action shows a small difference after rendering and I'm interested in describing this difference in words.
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Procedurally convert other coordinates into UV coordinates

Is there a way to convert from any sort of 3D coordinates into any given object's UV coordinates? I currently have a setup like this: The node group gives me a 3D grid so it needs some sort of 3D ...
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Any way to recreate this procedurally and random?

I've recently been trying to create a personal library of node groups and materials to get a better understanding of blenders material nodes, but I'm a bit stumped on how to recreate this I'm trying ...
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Splitting A Game Texture Into Quadrants In The Node Editor?

This game texture has four different tint masks in the alpha layer: Is there any way to access them one by one in the node editor? I could edit the textures manually but a node solution would be ...
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OSL Texture Mapping [duplicate]

I'm new to OSL and Blender. I'm using the following code to generate a circle on a plane. The plane, however, appears to be split into two triangles. Can anyone explain how to fix this so my OSL ...
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Is the Texture Coordinate node currently broken for vector displacement?

I have added a brief addendum to the end. I have been getting into procedural vector displacement with shader nodes in Cycles. The other day I created a model and tried to animate it rotating through ...
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How can I see a rescaled image in UV Editor?

I've been having some troubles when I change the mapping scale of a texture that I'm using as Base Color map in Blender. In Maya when you change the scale of an image you can see this changes ...
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What is the difference between “Generated” and “Normal” texture coordinates?

I cannot understand from the documentation the difference in the Texture Coordinate node (in Shader) between Generated and Normal, and even the purpose of the Texture Coordinate node itself, which I ...
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Can't import UDIMs into Blender

I have some problems importing UDIMS into Blender. The model was originally made in Maya and the UDIMs were created there in the tiles 1001, 1002, 1011 and 1012. The model was then imported to ...
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How can I create procedural tiles with uniquely seeded textures for each one? [Updated]

My goal with this experiment was to create a procedurally tiling floor where each tile is unique. After messing around for a while, this is what I came up with: Result: I was really pleased, until I ...
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How to export texture mapping to 3dsMax

If I try to export an object to 3ds, everything seems to work fine except the texture's mapping. How could i fix that ?
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How do I get an “Empty” for texture coordinates node?

I'm currently working on a voronoi texture, and it looks kinda stretched. I tried looking for a way to unstretch it, and they all said that I need to use a texture coordinate and use an "Empty&...
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Why does a MixRGB node rotate my ColorRamp/mapping coordinates?

Why does a MixRGB node rotate my ColorRamp/mapping coordinates? The Fac is set to 0 so it should have no effect on anything at all. Also notice that the voronoi pattern is not rotated but the ...
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How to make the texture not follow the mesh deformations (Bouncing and stretching ball)

I want a bone to control the rotation of a ball. But the stretch bone also rotates it, since the texture follows the mesh and stretches and rotates with it. So the texture needs ignore the mesh rotate ...
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Make Tileable 45° Rotated Stripes

I'm trying to get this pattern to repeat seamlessly so I can export it to a game engine. It's not too hard to get it working when the stripes are horizontal or vertical, but I'm struggling with the ...
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Bake a texture with Mapping and Texture coordinates nodes

Is it possible to bake a modified texture (diffuse, normal map, etc etc.) with the nodes Texture coordinates and Mapping? I've tried to do it but the result doesn't change, the texture is the same as ...
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Image texture not following the animation

File here: Absolute newbie here. I made this eye texture following a tutorial on Youtube as part of a character. When I animate the character the texture from the eye sort of lags behind until the ...
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Blender: Project a map on a sphere

I have a portion of a map, with its coordinates, and I want to project it in its correct position on a sphere, like on a planet. This map is a geotiff image with its geographic coordinates. I traid to ...
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Good site for written blender tutorials? [duplicate]

I cant listen where im at but im on a computer. Is there a site that is written? I look up on google and all the websites link to videos.
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Weird texture rotation

Why is the texture rotated, even tho all values are unchanged? Is there a known bug with these nodes I used? This happens with every newly added cube and even if the nodes are added from scratch.
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Cubemap projection onto a sphere

I need to be able to generate texture coordinates on a sphere for cubemaps textures. But somehow I seem to fail in Blender to accomplish this. See the image below as example cubemap. I am able to map ...
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Certain faces seems to stretch texture

I'm coding up a simple mesh and using a fixed JPG square as texture. On most faces it looks OK, but on the middle-top of the mesh, it seems the texture gets stretched for some reason. It's a single ...
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How can I keep my UVs aligned across LODs?

I've been experimenting with working with multiple LODs inside Blender. The process has been effective and painless in all situations except for UV unwrapping. I have two meshes that are almost ...
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Setting UV's of a mesh with an array of vertex coordinates

I've been trying to set the UV's of a mesh i created via code, and i have an array of vectros with the U and V coordinates, the problem is, the way to set up the UV's via the API seems to be via ...
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How to apply a uv map texture to a mesh when looking from the side, rather than for the whole mesh

I want to apply a UV - texture just to the side of a mesh, without it covering the whole model. When using the Image texture nodes, the texture distorts on the actual model. Example of the texture:
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A way of defining particle colours by where they emit form and have them stay that colour instead of just mirroring the emission object? [duplicate]

Does anyone know a way of defining particle colours by where they emit form on an object and have them stay that colour instead of just mirroring the emission object? I've got particles emitting from ...
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Image Texture Node cannot clip with box projection

The image I use is just the default color grid created in image editor. I can get the image texture node clip correctly with flat projection. However, I find I cannot get it clip as I expect with box ...
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Help my texture is distorting

Hi i'm trying to project a image onto a plane, i lined up the UV's with the correct perspective but my image distorts on the plane, subdividing the mesh a few times solves the issue but i would like ...
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Is there a way to create an animated video texture based on uv layout? [closed]

what I'm trying to do is to make a video animation in After Effects and then apply it on a 3D object as a texture. I'm trying to animate a circle movement over the faces of a cube based on its uv map (...
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Material Has Dark Areas that Move as Object Moves When Rendered

I'm rendering video of a tress of hair moving. The issue I'm having is that when rendered as the tress moves from side to side there are darker areas that seem to change when the tress moves. I don't ...
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Getting different results with the same node setup (World output/Material output)

(Blender 2.82) I'm trying to use the Texture Coordinate node in the Material editor to change the colour of a cube based on the angle between its position vector and another fixed vector. I'm ...
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How can I use the bump node and wave texture node to create ridged spirals around a vase?

I'm trying to replicate the ridged spirals around this vase model that I saw. I can't seem to get the spiraled ridges to appear though. I'm using the wave texture node and bump node with texture ...
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Texture Coordinate + Mapping Node

Ok, i'm really having a hard time understanding these 2 nodes. I watched several videos (tried to find some reference in the docs) but many many grey areas are left. Sometimes, i get the feeling that ...
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Texture coordinate and displacement modifier

I am creating world using texture coordinate node and displacement modifier on plane. But it doesn't work until I apply the displacement modifier. Why does that happen? How to avoid that? Here are the ...
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Blender code to add text on any part of a cube

I use this code to add text ...
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Normal map stopped displaying properly for some reason?

Normal map shows up properly in UV edit mode, but seems to actually be somewhat displaced. I've tried to re-bake it, but it doesn't seem to fix this problem at all. Normal map shows up properly in UV ...
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Baking diffuse color only with no lights (direct/indirect) of multi texture object yield black

My goal is: to bake object Albedo (which I describe it as far as I know as the row color of materials without any light interaction) and this is what I need. (If you have a way to bake the albedo ...
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Issue with Texture for cloth simulation

I'have done a kimono on marvelous and his simulation on a animation. When i import it in blender, the texture ( made in substance painter ) does weird things, i tried to use a reference cloth with uv ...
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How to texturize a circle mesh with a horizontal/vertical texture?

I'm using this node scheme (screenshot below) to create a brushed steel in my object, but I need this brush show horizontally on my object. As my object has a circle mesh, the texure is shown circled ...
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How do I lock hair / particle orientation?

I have a particle system where the top and bottom of the particle are different colors. The particle should rotate when a field is applied and show the other color when it's upside down. This is not ...
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Texture painting by coordinates via bpy API

I'm not sure if coordinates is the right way to put it, maybe there's other way to manipulate cursor position in Blender, but I basically want to apply a stencil-based Texture painting to the model. ...
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Why does the “Checker Texture” node produce flicker with “Texture Coordinates Object”?

What you see is a simple plan with no double faces, checked and I'm sure. This happens only when the mesh is at the local coordinate Z-0 height, if I move the mesh in edit mode, the flicker ...
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How can I map a texture node, using a factor similar to pointiness, when the mesh edges are too rounded?

I'll try to clarify. I have a guitar body mesh. I want the front & back to have a lighter wood texture. I want the sides to have the same texture, but stained darker. Here's the tricky part: ...
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am using blender 2.82 and using a alpha front and back leaf, but i cannot get it to appear on the back face of my mesh

I have pictures with the node set up and key parts. I have followed a few tutorials but the same thing keeps happening...I Have Tried a few Combinations with the geometry node UV map node still no ...
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Voronoi Texture scale issue when translating

I have a Voronoi texture using object coordinates and a Vector Math node set to Add to translate the texture along the Z axis. This works fine! However, if I use another texture (Noise, Musgrave, ...
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How to use Texture Coordinates, Mapping and Gradient Texture nodes to generate a black and white mask?

Basically, I'm trying to understand how to generate a procedural mask. I'm trying to make an eye and I wanted a mask to make a difference between cornea and sclera, but the problem that I have is that ...