Questions tagged [texture-coordinates]

When images or other textures are mapped to materials, that mapping is performed using texture coordinates from either UV Map or a Texture Space. Use this tag for questions related to texture coordinates and the texture coordinate mode. Use the UV tag for questions related to UV maps.

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Mapping gradient texture coordinates in Geometry Nodes [closed]

I'm using Blender to create stylized landscape panoramas. I have a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) that I'm using as a height map in an image texture shader node to displace a plane (using Cycles ...
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Getting the colour information from texture at ray intersection using BVHTree returns wrong rgb value

I am trying to achieve the effect shown in the following picture in Blender: That is done in XSI's ICE, which has an inbuilt function for retrieving colour info via raycasting I came up with the ...
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How to apply texture on old particle system converted to hair curves with Geometry Nodes

I'm new to Geometry Nodes I created a tiger fur with the old Particle System, then converted it in curves, exported the groom mesh in Alembic file and Unreal Engine imported it well, but the root UV ...
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Why does my texture image look compressed in the z direction on the side of this cylinder, but look perfect on the top?

I have UV unwrapped my cylinder, and applied all transformations to the object, but I still get distortion on the side wall of my cylinder when I apply a texture image. I thought maybe this was simply ...
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Is there any way to bake texture from world space to UV?

Hi I have a material with environment texture mapped with object space (like environment), and would like to bake it into the object UVs. Now everything looks good in editor, I just make it look the ...
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How to apply customisable texture colours in shader? (unity asset)

I've extracted some assets from a unity game and so far managed to tweak most materials to my satisfaction. However i can't figure out the customisable team colours of these 3d assets. The default ...
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How do I make image texture with random pattern and not symmetrical?

On the X axis my world of warcraft style bark texture has a symmetrical effect. That and the base of the tree doesn't seem to be following the curvature of the roots and I don't know how to make the ...
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UV Unwrap with correct rotation

I'm wondering if there is a way to make unwrapping process faster and more pleasant. So I have wood texture and simple model of the window, which has mostly vertical faces. I want the lines of the ...
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Scale Independent Object Mapping for procedural textures

can someone please advise me how to get even mapping if I want to create procedural textures using noise and musgrave. I don't want to use UV or Generated mapping. I don't even want to manually adjust ...
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Shadow culling in shader for uv projected texture

I'm trying to make a projection using the uv project modifier : But I would like to project only once (don't re-project behind at the place where it should be shadow) Would it be possible to use a ...
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How to randomly rotate the texture of instances when the node "Geometry" is used?

Here is the setup of the geometry nodes, where the random value is set up to randomly rotate instances along Y and Z axes. However, the screenshot shows that the texture of instances does not randomly ...
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Texture coordinates and armature deformation

I tried using armatures for the first time, and noticed that textures on the mesh 'move', when using the armatures to deform it. I tried both generated coordinates and object coordinates, but both ...
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Adding UV image to an object

I've created a punching bag and the goal is to place a bullseye on it with the current texture. When I create the seams and unwrap, multiple bullseye appear and I only need 1. Do I have to bake the ...
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Shape Burst Gradient / 2D SDF in Shader Editor

I've been looking to create a 2D SDF effect in Blender's Shader Editor, but trying to research this only shows 3D SDF content which makes it difficult to find answers. Photoshop can create the desired ...
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How to create different variations of my plank?

I've created a plank and the goal is to create a wooden floor. Is there a way to make the pattern on my plank different when I duplicate it? Is there a way to do this without sculpting a whole ...
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The UV Map is correct, but the texture does not appear correctly

I applied textures on the mesh in blender. The UV Map of the mesh is correct. However, when the textures are applied, the textures shows on the mesh as triangles. Please help
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How to make Object Texture Coordinate not to change along animation

I'm now working on textures with Object Texture Coordinate on a model with animation. I've discovered that Blender may use real-time coordinates for texture mapping, which makes the texture slide ...
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Skewed and Distorted Texture Application

I'm struggling here crew! Why can't I get this fairly simple idea to work... I need to create a mesh to fit over a model of a sealed cosmetics tube, and effectively emulate a printable area on a real ...
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UV unwrapping with size priority

I'm at the UV unwrapping stage of a model, and I've added a bunch of texture seams such that when I perform the automatic UV unwrap, the resulting UVs give me fairly consistent texel density across ...
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Offset a repeating image texture position

I am modeling a kitchen. Is there a way to offset an image that is repeating on the floor in the x-axis so that it looks more tiled?
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How does Normal Texture Coordinate work?

Here’s a customized shape which has surface’s texture to be the z coordinate of all pixels, from Normal Texture Coordinate: Here’s what I tested: The z coordinate of the pixels which are…: …...
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How to get proper UV mapping with an Ocean modifier?

I want to apply a gradient like texture on an ocean plane. Without the modifier, it works perfectly as shown below. As soon as the Ocean modifier is applied with repetition on the X and Y axis, the UV ...
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Change ocean modifier wave direction setting to global coordinates

The Ocean modifier has a "direction" parameter among the settings. Is there a way to make that a Global setting? It is currently "local x" according to the manual. Alternatively, ...
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How to get rid of Pincushion Distortion of Projector?

According to this tutorial the solution to the distortion is to use the node setup in screenshot 2. However, the nodes completely mess up the image. Is there any other solution to get the edges ...
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seamless circular coordinates

I want a coordinate system that is kind of radial/circular and it should have no visible border, mirroring or repetition of any kind. I did my best to search, but only found a few things about polar ...
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How to place a wave material along the normals of beveled Bézier curve

I'm new to creating materials in Blender and I'm trying to design a material that resembles the texture of a ringed worm (like an earthworm). I'm applying this material to a mesh created from a Bézier ...
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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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UV unwrapping for textile pattern

Hello amazing blender community! I have a kind of reverse-engineering issue. I am working in blender to prototype a physical artwork which looks like a landscape covered with textile. The landscape ...
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Having a material reveal itself along the object's path? -- For Lightning

Hello. I'm attempting lightning in Blender using Eevee. Referencing a video on Youtube, I created the material shader for the lightning bolt. In it, I am supposed to be able to create the "strike&...
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How to mask texture with normal?

On the following screenshot, the black region on the torus is controlled by the normal on the Principled BSDF. Now in Cycles rendering, I want the blue dots to only appear within the black region on ...
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Unwrap each face individually into UV 0-1 using Geometry Nodes

Is it possible to unwrap each individual face of a mesh into the 0 - 1 range using Geometry nodes? It would be aiming to achieve the same result as the "Reset" UV in the UV unwrapping window....
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How to create textures with offsets from mesh edge?

I have the outline of a building that, when intersected by a Boolean, I want to show the interior texture with several layers of materials. This would show a layer of plaster, a layer of brick, and a ...
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How to use the contact area between the instance and the mother object as texture coordinate in shader?

Goal The yellow color should only appear within the area where the water droplets contact the purple wall. Consequently, the wall area outside of the water droplets should be purple; and the wall area ...
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Texture Coordiante - Object not working with linked file/asset

i'm having an issue when linking an object from one file to another. The shader it's using has a Texture Coordinate - Object in use. In the source file the Coordinate moves with its Parent, however ...
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Emulate "Sphere" image texture in Geometry Nodes

I would like to use an image to adjust geometry of a sphere. I am using an icosphere to avoid the loss of resolution near the equator. In the shader node this is accomplished with this setup. In ...
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How to make a procedural texture from multiple images?

I have several images of ceramic tiles, square shape. I need to fill the surface with them so that they lay down randomly, and not I manually arranged them individually.
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Geometry Nodes, creating UVs from Volume to mesh results in grey UV map

I am trying to create a procedural UV map from the result of a morph between two objects. The resulting mesh is being calculated and then put into a volume cube --> Volume to mesh node. I would ...
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My depth map (displace/texture) and image (on plane) aren't lining up?

Super easy solution im sure but i just can't seem to figure it out. Im attempting a Parallax effect and am using a depth map as texture for a displacement modifier however the displacement is rotated ...
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Parallax Mapping holes in texture

Hello i made a simple parallax set up that works but for some reason there is this problem. As you can see the more steep the angle of view the more texture turns black and I don't know what's the ...
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How to tile this texture with Geo nodes

I'm trying to create a texture that can be wrapped around a simple cylinder but I need the parametric qualities afforded by geo nodes to be able to adjust the pattern for 3D printing/ prototyping ...
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Why is the UV being distorted when transferring to a copy of the model?

I'm making a model for a Unity game. I have the model finished, as well as the Texture & Lightmap UVs on separate copies of the model from another program (Headus UVLayout). I just need to apply ...
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How would you make a procedural displacement texture resulting in random planar faces?

Is it possible to make a displacement texture where each cell of a voronoi texture results in a 100% flat planar surface? The picture below is similar to the effect I'm looking for, however, in this ...
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How to rotate texture 90 degrees when using Object texture coordinate?

I feel so stupid as I can't figure out how to rotate a texture 90 degrees when using Object as the Texture Coordinate without it starting to stretch on the sides. I'm using Object instead of UV as I ...
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How to properly set a UV map on generated faces in Geometry Nodes?

I have a group of faces generated in Geometry Nodes. They will be procedurally arranged in different shapes and the grid size will vary, depending on the image I use and the number of faces I need (it'...
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Is there a way to have an adaptive uv on a curve?

I am working on a rope sculpture where I will hand draw several curves. I have found an answer (Texture coordinate on geometry nodes rope from Default Cube's tutorial (texture coordinates over ...
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Specific texture wrap modes per-axis

Some Nintendo games have certain texture wrap modes (or extentions in blender) per axis. Currently, Blender's 4 wrap options (Repeat, Clamp, Clip and Mirror) apply to both U and V axis. For example, ...
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No UV coordinates Substance Painter

Help me with my problem. I cannot solve it myself therefore I am asking you for help. When I made my model, I made the UV after all this I decided to make textures in substance painter, but this ...
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Texture coordinates on 3 profile curves within 1 geometry nodes setup (Default cube rope tutorial) [duplicate]

I must preface this by saying that I have a very limited knowledge of Geo nodes, so this may come off as quite stupid. I followed Default cubes GN rope tutorial( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Texture not moving when rigged object moves, and assigning to generated causes more problems

Basically, I have a procedural texture assigned to an object that I have that when one of the bones moves, the texture appears to slide across the mesh. I have seen how to fix this, being to assign ...
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Only vertical part of a grid texture is showing?

I'm trying to texture something with a metal bar texture, but only the vertical stripes appear on the plane I'm applying the material to. Images are below: The image I'm trying to apply The result: ...

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