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Questions about Blenders Texture Painting. Texture painting is a tool used to paint textures on to an object in real time. (both in the 3D view, and the UV Image Editor)

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When texture painting, why do the triangles show more?

I apologise if this has a straight forward solution, however, I've looked for almost an hour, but still cannot find any solution. Whenever I try to directly paint onto the mesh it highlights the ...
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Join head to body while keeping textures and UV's

I managed to join a head made with FaceBuilder to a Human Generator body in Blender 3.0. But now I have to match the textures as well. As it can be viewed in the image, there is also a gap in the ...
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UV editing and texture paint issue

I unwrap the object and arrange them. Everything is selected however when I switch over to texture paint only certain parts appear depending which is selected last in UV edit. Can I make everything ...
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Texture Paint not showing on 3d view model

I have been following a skillshare tutorial and got stuck on the step with texture painting: The bump "paint" shows on uv map, but not on 3d view window. I tried texture painting on other ...
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How do you go about texture painting models with LODs?

I'm trying to texture paint some models with LODs. These will be game assets so I also have to atlas them. Should I atlas all LOD_0s and then match UVs of the rest of LODs to this texture paint or do ...
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Why does the Undo shortcut Ctrl Z in texture paint go to the pain bucket fill tool?

Why does the Undo shortcut Ctrl Z in texture paint also go to the pain bucket fill tool at the same time? and how do I stop it from doing that? it's driving me mad lol. I draw, undo and accidentally ...
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Texture painting is always painting in black

The draw tool is always painting in black no matter which colour I choose.
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Hotkey for stabilize stroke

How can I use the Shift key to control Stabilize Stroke when drawing in the texture paint mode, like with grease pencil.
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How to show UV islands in texture paint mode?

So I have unwrapped my object but when going into texture paint mode the uv maps I unwrapped disappear. How do I fix this
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Can't UV wrap my sculpture because of too many vertices

I have created a sculpture of a person on Blender and when I look on edit mode there is too many vertices. I want to UV unwrap it so I can export it into substance painter to texture paint. I tried ...
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Applying a continuous image to an object without the use of stencils

This is kind of a very specific issue and I'm not sure I'll find a (simple) solution for it. I'm trying to apply an image of a seamless pattern to a car livery (paint job) for a racing simulator. ...
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Painting small faces with small UV islands in Blender. How?

With an unwrapped model in blender, particularly one with many faces, the smaller faces are often parts of very small UV islands. Using the texture paint tool, if you use the fill brush most of these ...
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Just spent an hour painting a texture and now its turned completely black

I'm under heavy tension that a texture I've been painting has randomly turned completely black besides its texture icon. I've already checked my nodes and the image color space is already under 'Srgb' ...
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How to paint on model [closed]

I want to paint onto my model but artifacts keep appearing.
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Project camera image onto mesh in background mode using Python

I am simply looking for a way to project camera image onto mesh in background mode with Python bindings but the constraint is that I must do this in background. I can do it with Python, simply ...
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3 Color Vertex Painting

I am blending textures via the 'vertex color' input in the 'fac' of a 'mix shader node', and I was wondering if there is a way to blend the 3 or more textures with a vertex color node. This way, I can ...
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normal map with only one side does not work for me like this

I have a dragon model downloaded from the internet whose normal map shows only one side of the model with uv, I tried to do the same since painting the textures like that is easier, but when I make ...
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How to stop multiple strokes from overlaying and adding up while Texture Painting

When I'm texture painting and I set the brush strength lower than 1, you can see the material under the stroke. But if draw over the same line multiple times, the shiny material gets less and less ...
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How to increase texture mask opacity?

I'd like to stencil an image texture onto a surface; however it's not in the colors that I want. So, I instead use it as a texture mask. This allows me to paint with whatever color I want but still ...
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Understanding Extremely Visible Seams?

EDIT: Changing my normal map to non-color mostly resolved this issue. Why was this such a big problem for a normal map that's not configured as non-color? 3D beginner here wanting to understand why my ...
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Blender 3 scripting: texture drawing

How do I instantiate objects in Blender 3? I am trying to programmatically draw on a mesh's texture. According to the docs, the function to call is ...
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Problem with 3d models imported from Blender to Unity - the seams are visible as black lines when zooming

I created a couple of characters using Blender for my game in Unity. Everything, that is imported from Blender to Unity - there are visible black lines on the places, where there are "seams" ...
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How to Color Part of Object Different From the Other With Texture Paint

I'm an (almost complete) beginner at Blender and am stuck on this simple issue - I just need to color the bird's stomach (beige) different from the rest of his body (red). Notice the Angry Bird ...
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Pixelated brush Strokes

It is a low poly model, when I am using brush in small size it is making these dotted lines instead to solid stroke. The UV image is 2k*2k, still I am getting these pixelated result. I am only paining ...
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Some of my texture not showing up

I started editing and importing a texture file and so far its been working fine, however I started editing the arms, which are apart of the same texture file, but it just didn't work, I tried messing ...
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Texturing and baking floating geometry and other small details

First of all this is for hardsurface not organic sculpting. I have multiple high poly objects (some of them floaters) and want to bake them onto a retopologized object. My problem however is I can't ...
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Textures getting messed up when exporting fbx

I'm working on my very first character model, and decided to texture paint the hair in its own file to keep things tidy. Inside its file it looks fine... But when I import it as an fbx into the file ...
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How to separate painted texture portions from original mesh. The main goal is for just the symbol I've drawn to have a holdout shader

I've drawn a symbol on a shield, and for a particular render, I need just the shield (without the symbol) to be visible, with the symbol having an holdout shader.
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normal map from hand painted texture?

How are normal maps like this made from hand painted textures? I know you can convert these textures in other software like photoshop or gimp but the results come out very different than the one ...
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Why can I see the seam when i zoom out, but not when I zoom in?

I am making a worm. I marked a seam down the center line and unwrapped. Here is my issues: this looks fine, no seam visible this is what it looks like zoomed out: close up:
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Weird edges on texture maps? [duplicate]

I've been downloading or extracting models (Specifically from games) to study them and one thing I notice in all the textures are these weird striped or sometimes blurred lines around the edges. I ...
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What is this texture map used for?

I downloaded a model with all the texture maps and I've never seen one like this before. What is it, and what is it used for? Any help would be appreciated!
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I am trying to texture paint but the object keeps showing purple although it has a material of its own

here is the blend fileI want to add a blush to the cheeks of this emoji, so I decided to try texture paint. I used the SMART UV project but it keeps showing purple and it doesn't paint. If on the ...
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I checked all tutorials and still can't draw in texture painting

It's a classic problem here. I can't draw in texture painting. But I have a UV map, I checked face orientation, recalculated normals, unwraped object... I'll redo this doughnut, it's just a tutorial, ...
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Texture paint changes size and doubles in Layout mode

I Texture a house and want to put some "Wet spots" on it. I am using 2 Shaders with a Image Textures as mask. So I have the 2 Shaders go into a mix Shader with a Image texture that goes into ...
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Why texture appears like this after smear applied?

I have an intricate sweet cookie made of chunked flavoured rise. I've used meatballs and a particle system as per other thread explained, I also created a seamless texture and applied to it, the thing ...
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How to prevent texture tiling in texture painting?

I think it should work if I go to Texture properties and in the dropdown Extension try to switch from extend to clip but when I do that my brushes stop working. I can't paint, nothing happens when I ...
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texture paint texture missing texture paint paint

I'm not necessarily good at blender and especially not textures or materials, the stems of my problem. I was on my merry way, texturing a model I had recently made, but as I often do, I had a bad idea....
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I'm trying to add a diffuse color in the paint slot in texture paint mode for blender 3.1. Can't seem to find it

I'm trying to add a diffuse color in the paint slot in texture paint mode for blender 3.1. Can't seem to find it. All I can find in the texture slot are base color, specular , roughness, metallic, ...
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Changing texture interpolation of clone tool overlay image

I'm making pixelated textures and could really use the clone tool, however i don't know how to change the texture interpolation of the overlaid image and without that the tool just doesn't work well (...
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Texture painting individual pixels

I'm trying to make a Minecraft skin, and I noticed that even when using Constant falloff, the brush size is still too big to paint individual pixels like Photoshop's Pen tool does: (The brush in the ...
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When I texture paint, why doesn't it show on Sculpt Mode? And when I do sculpt, why does it make the texture paint black in some parts?

I followed a tutorial on how to use texture paint. However, when I go into sculpt mode, it disappears: Furthermore, when I do try and sculpt, with Dyntypo enabled, the texture paint has black in some ...
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Can I apply an old texture paint file to a new object?

When I already finish making the icing of my donut, I want to texture painting my donut. For speeding up the process, I open my old texture paint file and apply it to my donut, but the end result ...
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How to weight paint only one axis without affecting sides of object?

I only want to weight paint the top part of my design, yet it leaks down onto the sides. Is there a way to weight paint only one side of an object? even when I only select the top faces, it still ...
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How to paint directly on the model without image, just with two colors

I need to find an answer to this question. I have some simple elements - sword and spear, that could be painted only with two colours. Is there any way to paint more simple, - without making "...
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Texture Paint Image not reflecting properly

I am new to Blender, I made this cookie and tried to put Image Texture similar to BlenderGuru's Donut video. But when i paint any color it does not reflect, if I paint the corners of the image the ...
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How can I paint objects altogether like this?

Consider: How can I paint objects altogether like this?
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How can I remove seams over procedural texture

I've created this character and want to create snake scale texture over body using this tutorial ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJVuodaPHTQ I want to remove seams where joints are present in UV ...
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Is there a way for me to soften the seam causes by multiple textures on a single mesh?

Let's say I have a human model in Blender, and the arm and torso and two different materials. When they're attached in one mesh, there is a seam where the two materials meets. Is there a way to soften/...
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Projecting one object above another

I am new to blender. I have two wavefront objects, one is the drawing and another one is its 3d model. I want to place that drawing over the 3d model. Is there a way to do it? And what direction ...
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