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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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Mirror texture paint on selected faces of an object?

I'm a complete noob at Blender. My character is not completely symmetrical, so when I texture paint, Blender mirrors on the arms, legs, hands and her horns (the symmetrical parts) but not the face ...
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Why does blender mix my painted textures?

I have another problem: I'm working with the texture painting with separeted slots (so I can use bump maps etc). In the material view it looks like it should: But if I go to the rendered view, ...
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Saved The Image, But Forgot To Pack The Image To The Blender File

I finished texture painting some cargo pants onto my 3D model and saved the texture as an image, but forgot to pack the image to the blender file. Once I realized this, I went back into the project ...
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Texture wrong padding - is this a Blender bug?

– Attached image – If i use „Occlude” while i’m painting, the combined object element parts - edges goes wrong. it seams does not work with enough padding on the hidden face parts. If i turn off the „...
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Texture Paint Mode Paint on 3D Model

I'm starting to learn texture paint mode and I have the hang of it for the most part. But I'm getting inconsistent results. Before I was able to paint directly on the model (I know it isn't really ...
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Proper (professional) way to texture paint?

This is not Blender specific, I apologize I don't think this should be posted here (maybe meta) but BA wasn't much help, I thought adding a bounty will get me an answer (will add 50 when it lets me). ...
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Painting over seams

Can I paint continuously on top of a sim? It seems like a problem. See the image The black lining is unintended and seems like it is coming because of the seams that went through that line.
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Texture paint pop up window wont go away

I'm quite new to Blender and somehow I got this little map of the UV unwrap to pop up whenever I mouse over the view window when its in texture paint mode. Can someone please tell me how to turn it ...
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How do I save an edited texture to a file from within Blender?

I imported an .obj file with a texture (from photogrammetry app 3DSOM) which I show on the web using Three.js. As you can see, I need to edit the texture inside the jar, so I successfully imported the ...
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Glitch in texture paint?

I set up the texture paint but when I started to use different color this happened. Not on the all of object. Why is this happening ?
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Blender UV Texture overlap?

I've tried creating my own seams and looking for a tutorial specified to what I'm looking to do. I'm interested in learning to make high quality textured models but when I give it my all, I get my ...
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How to save a texture paint material as png image?

I made a texture with Texture Paint, but it didn't work out as expected, so I want to edit it in Photoshop, but when I want to open it in Photoshop a error message is shown. Here is how I tried to ...
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Painting problem when using pen in Blender

I've been using Blender for years. This is my first time to experience it on a 2in1 PC (HP Pavilion x360). This machine has a pen which works perfectly in any app except Blender. Whenever I tap the ...
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How to texture paint across all objects that share the same material/image?

This is a greybox project, so we shouldn't take in account detail or sustainability. Just something that will "work". I have several objects that share one UV map and one material. I used Smart UV ...
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Texturing a makehuman mesh after sculpt

I wanted to re-sculpt my (mhx2) mesh from Makehuman. After that, I noticed that some faces haven't texture. It could be logical I guess. But I can't bring back or paint these faces parts with ...
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lost a background image after an animation render

I created a simple scene with a planet in space. I texture-painted a plane as the background and that worked fine, just a black plane with lots of colored glowing dots.In the first picture renders it ...
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Procedural texturing question

I'm trying to make a procedural texture like this (sorry I only have a very small screencap of this particular texture): It's a type of metal that has a semi-linear carving into it with a bit of raw/...
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How to projection paint an artistic (and not straight draw) of a face on a 3d model

Let's say that I want to project paint the image below : on a 3d model,what methods you suggest to me ? I'm trying to use the classic project painting tecnique,but the problem is that the picture is ...
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Is radial symmetry possible in texture paint mode?

I saw a technique on YouTube that demonstrated radial symmetry in sculpt mode but can't find such settings in texture paint mode. Is there a workaround for this in Blender? Why are both modes treated ...
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How to fill particular areas in texture paint?

I tried to Google this for hours but couldn't find how to do this. I have an object with a texture that has a completely closed black circle. See this example: What happens it that if I try to fill ...
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Can i weight paint a logo?

Hi i woul like to paint my logo on a weighmap for my grass system but i cant figure out how to change the brush or use a texture like in texture paint mode. Is it nor possible? Should i draw the logo ...
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Blender tapered stroke

I would like to paint in Blender tapered stroke on a mesh like this I can make this in Inkscape but is there a way to make this in Blender so that I could make free hand tapered stroke ?
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Hotkey of Erase in Texture Paint?

I found my Wacom eraser could work on Texture Paint. so maybe there is a shortcut assigning to it? but I cannot find it in preference
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How to texture paint only one part (normal map)?

Ok, Ive baked normals and there are some I want to get rid of completely - meaning go back to the purple color so they dont show up black. I dont need them and want them gone, but need them on other ...
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Jagged edges with stencil brush

I have a paint layer mixed with the original material using MixRGB set to multiply in order to add decals with the stencil brush. When i start painting, i am getting hard edges where the brush went ...
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Can't paint texture but fill color works

Here i created some poor feather and I'm trying to paint surface to give feather some color, but it won't let me paint texture. I use cycles, so I unwrap object then switch to texture paint and ...
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Texture painting on backface

I'm new to Blender, I have modeled a naga and I'm painting a texture and some parts are unpaintable from the out of my model. Them parts are "back faces", how can I enable painting on them from both ...
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Python script to texture paint across active viewport

Can't wrap my head around the python API docs for texture painting, I've got the brush and UV mapping setup, just need to automate the brush painting across the active viewport, it doesn't need to be ...
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Painting on my model doesn't work

I have UV unwrapped my model, as you can see on the right of the screenshot. As you can see, i can only fill the model but i can't paint on it. How can I fix this?
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Texture painting with images

I am trying to paint grass onto a plain, but the only way I can paint with that image is if the plain is textured with the image of grass I'm using.
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I sculpted a plain, but I can't texture paint it

I sculpted a plain for an animation, but when I try to texture paint it nothing happens. I tried UV unwrapping it, but it still won't work. How do I paint on it?
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Weight-painting mesh containing only vertices

I created a mesh that has only vertices and converted it to a particle system representing the stars of the Hipparcos catalog. I used image textures to control the colors and brightnesses of the ...
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why when i add particles the colors of my texture change

the colors get darker and have a little bit of orange to it. how can i fix this.
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Why lines seen in Texture Paint

When im painting im getting some gray lines on the paint. When i fill the color i dont get any lines But when i paint with color with the brush i get those lines. How to clean those gray color ...
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how to properly use hardsurface alphas?

i can barely find any tutorials or guides on how to do this exactly. how can i apply an alpha with enough detail without having to subdivide my mesh to hell. i cant seem to get enough detail from the ...
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Painting on mesh doesn't work

I can't paint on mesh, but can in uv/image editor. I believe I saw solution long time ago and cant find it anymore. Also everything work with new blend file. I probably pressed something and can ...
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How to auto-paint on edges(corners) with a script? Detect corners like in “UV-smart project”?

I need to automatically paint a line on edges(corners that covers normals too) where normals have an angle more than %myValue%. So before I never tried something like that in Blender. Can you guys ...
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How to properly manage the center of rotation of the view when painting in 3D editor?

When in Texture Paint mode, and painting in the 3D editor, the center of rotation of the view is not anymore a fixed point (viewport center, selection center, 3D cursor) like it is in Object and Edit ...
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texture paint changed my image to be black

Hi i have an image and use it as texture. i applied to a cube and setup uv. Go to texture paint and paint using green brush . All the paint looks good in the viewer, but when i save all images and ...
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Texture Paint Problem - Symmetry is off but the brush stroke is duplicated in X- axis

You see I have turned off the symmetry but as I have marked with blue border in the picture, whenever I made a brush stroke on the right side it is drawing on the left side as well. In the right I ...
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Is it Possible to Paint Multiple Maps at Once?

I was working on UV mapping an object so I can attach a texture to it, but the only way to do this was to make a large seam down the back of the object. I've tried moving around the texture and ...
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my brush setup got destroyed when open in node graph

i'm in texture paint mode and i created a new texture brush, so i click '+' and name it 'stars'. Then i go to far right panel, in the texture tab, i open my new created brush and change type to "...
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What is a paint slot (compared to an image with a UV mapping)?

Learning texture painting mask with the help of Blender official User Manual... nah... just kidding ;-) In the Texture Paint mode, "painting slots" are displayed in the tool shelf of the 3D editor (1)...
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Why is my object pink in Texture Paint mode?

The Structural_Material base color image selected in the UV window is the paint slot I'm trying to use. However, I can't paint anything because my model shows up pink. Anyone know why? Please don't ...
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Painting aligment and texture bleeding even with margin turned on

How can I avoid bleed like this? It's only appearing when I paint in 3D space, on 2D there's no such a problem. I used margin option with different sizes; UV island are separated with wide margin. ...
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Bump Map Acts differently on two different Meshes

Here's a problem that has been puzzling me for months. I took The time to investigate further this time and decided to ask here in case anybody encountered that kind of behavior. When I'm painting ...
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Loving texture paint - How can I make a square 'pixel' brush?

UPDATE: It turns out all I needed to do was just use a very low res texture for what I was trying to achieve (32x32...etc). I'm loving the texture paint mode inside Blender but I want to set myself ...
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Black stripes all over the model after texture painting

After texture painting my model, when I switch to render view, it shows these black stripes all over the model, whereas in the texture viewport it's fine. Why?
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How to rid of “seams” from texture?

When I paint my model made from Blender in Substance Painter, always uv seams is visible and interrupt textures like this: Reason of asking here because I don't sure this caused from Blender or ...
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Texture Paint Diffuse and Normal Map Over Existing Diffuse and Normal Map

I am texture painting a model. This model already has a texture and a normal map assigned, but I would like to paint another texture and normal map over this existing texture and normal map. Here is ...