Questions tagged [texture-painting]

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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Broken UV after geometry edit - what should I do?

I had to delete and replace a few vertices on the hands and head of my mesh after already having unwrapped and texture painted, and it did this to my UV: It was because a few extra seams needed to be ...
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Weight painting in a fully established material

So today I am working on a landscape that I will eventually animate in 4K, therefore I want to create a lot of detail. I want to start painting in some nice detail near the river ( highlighted in red ...
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Different texture displays for Image Editor and Particle Textures. Why is that helpful?

An image was editor in GIMP with an alpha channel and saved. When I try to view the image as a particle system texture the preview does not show the alpha. When I use the image editor I can see the ...
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I imported a Roblox object and I unwraped it and then I went to txture paint and it didn't show up. What do I do?

I tried to texture paint a model Imported from Roblox. As soon as I unwrapped it into a UV unwrap and changed to texture paint it wouldn't show up at all. What happened and how do i fix it?
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UV unwrapping - Why my unwrapped image is totally black?

I have more than one time now unwrapped an image and texture painted on directly from blender. However, I would like to export the image to Photoshop or Corel draw to paint it there in a more ...
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Krita will not fully start as an external editor [closed]

I have the file path set in preferences for Krita.exe and Blender 2.82 launches it but when it gets to the part of "Loading Main Window" everything disappears. If I look at my task manager (Windows ...
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Missing Textures, detected! Error

I'm trying to use Texture Paint following BlenderGuru's donut tutorial, and I keep getting the same error. I have quadruple checked my nodes, deleted the old shader, created a new shader, tried to ...
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Can you paint textures in Blender 2.8x with values > 1? (I.e. HDR)

Is it possible to paint a texture with values greater than 1? I'd like to paint some emissive surfaces to use as lights, and I need large values. It seems the color picker only goes to RGB=1.0. Am I ...
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Color picker tool doesn't work [closed]

I can not use the color picker while I am texture painting, because of some bug that I can't run. I tried 2.8 and 2.81 but it's still there. When I press S to select color picker, it manages to ...
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how can i make my rendered .tga file be 'permanent'?

I'm an noob who just started using blender 2.8, and recently I downloaded a .mesh file with some .tga files. Here's the link: https://www.deviantart.com/sticklove/art/Widowmaker-Nova-773112913 I ...
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is uv wrapping required for animation?

I have already unwrapped my character and painted it. Could I have just painted the polygons if I wasn't using textures?
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Why am I only able to paint on one part of a joined object?

I am trying to paint the leaves of the low poly tree I made but somehow only once icosphere is being selected for painting. Why? The leaves were made out of icospheres which were joined in one object ...
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While texture painting, is there a way to limit the maximum opacity of the paint simmilar to the weight setting in weight paint mode

I am using a mouse to do try and paint an area, I have to zoom in on the area to be able to get the precision I need however as I have to move the camera multiple times to cover the whole area I can't ...
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drawing on 1 side of a mesh?

When I draw a face on my texture to texture the face on my character, the eyes and mouth appear 6 times. I know why it happens, it happens because the texture uses the box projection. If I use a ...
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How to use checkerboard brush in the texture paint mode

I recently tried using the texture tool with to paint a helmet I'm making, so I could use the checkerboard pattern to help me paint a cross on the curved surface from a top down view. However, it won'...
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How to mask normal maps or How to select and apply portions of normal map?

I have normal map that is fed to "Diffuse and Glossy" shaders. but I don't want to use or mask portion of the normal map. How to mask portion of the normal map or in other words how to apply portion ...
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Why are the internal parts of the model disappear in blender game engine

I have problem with my project when i import a 3D world inside blender it be normal the texture good and clear but when i run the game it be like this: Normal view: If someone can help me i will be ...
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During Texture Paint, Shadows and Lights Create Distorted Colors

I am trying to do some basic texture painting in Blender 2.81 but basically cannot see my base colors because shadows and lights shining make everything darker and obscured. I have included the image ...
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Setting to brush texture follow the path of drawing?

iam currently using sculpt brush of a animal fur, but iam not happy with how it works. All the settings make it like the stencil that the texture is in one direction and it doesn't look natural. Is ...
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Modal not running when painting

I'm working on a feature which needs to be a modal that runs when you're painting a stroke. It then needs to repeat that stroke again. For this I'm trying to store the coordinates of the mouse when ...
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Differences in texture painting between 2.7 and 2.8

Why when I'm texture painting it looks so bad, I mean in 2.7 the same texture look good but in 2.8 its look like that. It should give the same color as skin behind but instead it give this black ...
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Texture painting on an object also adds paint on the back of another

As you can see from the gif below, while trying to paint the shoulders object some paint also reaches the back of the character model, which is a separate object. Both objects have separate materials ...
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Trying to create a formula student car livery off imported STL

I'm relatively new to blender, and am working on creating a car livery for the formula student team I'm on. I have managed to import the car CAD as an STL file, however blender seems to think of it ...
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Mix Shader, Principled Shader and Image

This is going to be a bit hard to describe, but I'll give it a go. I basically tried the "Layer Texture Paint" tactic by having a mix shader with two Principled Shaders with textures (Color, ...
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Mesh to Substance painter Scale/repeating tiles issue when painting

I have tried to make a large building for UE4. It's going to have a brick wall that I will customize in SP or some kind of 3d painting software. My issue is when I try to paint it. It repeats the ...
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Stencil texture mapping doesn't match object

i want to paint a wooden texture on an object using stencil brush. that object formed from a cube, using boolean and bevel modifiers - that i apply them to my cube, and now i have this 3D object: i ...
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What is this artifact from baking?

This is following a recent bake,the bake when well except for the artifact over the ears. Not sure why it happened, I did have separate items selected to one active mesh.
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Texture Painting isn't synced with the 3D view

I am new to texture painting in blender.i have a cube with a texture on it and it's unwrapped i want to add some leaks on some parts on the texture when i paint in 3D view on the roughness map the ...
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is it possible to paint diffuse and normal at the same time

I have a brick texture with diffuse and normal image. Is it possible to paint an object with stencil brush that while left clicking mouse, diffuse and normal can both be painted onto object's base ...
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How can I change both or more textures at once when painting with one stroke?

Unfortunately, I did not find a solution on the Internet and in the blender itself. When drawing and changing a certain texture, you have to switch from texture slots. This makes it impossible to use ...
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Spots appear when Weight-painting

When I started painting my mech these white spots that you can see on the body appeared randomly. Does anyone know what causes them?
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How to do the projection painting of a 3d character's textures on a 2d plane

I need some help with a projection painting's project. I would like to do the projection painting of the visible face of the 3d character that's on the right to the 2d mesh that's on the left,as you ...
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I am not able to use texture paint (2.8)

Every time I try to use the texture paint, I am met with an error card saying "Missing UVs, Textures, detected!". Any help please?
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How to export my texture paint?

I made my first sculpture and went to the Texture Paint tab to paint my sculpture and in the Texture Slots, I saved my Material Base Color and am wondering how to export it into unity. Where does the ...
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Textures painting does not work well on some surfaces?

I would like to change the graphic style of the clothes,the facial features,the hairs and so on) of a man shown on a picture that I have extraced from a movie. The first thing that I did has been to ...
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Texture painting in blender

In sculpting mode you can switch between relative and constant detail, which determines if the stroke is affected by the distance to the mesh. Is there something in texture painting that gives a ...
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Material painting instead of texture painting [duplicate]

I would like to paint my model with a material, but I dont know if it is possible with blender. What I mean by "painting with material" is something like "texture painting" but with all other maps at ...
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Texture painting with PBR materials? [duplicate]

Is there some way for my texture painting to affect all my PBR maps? Like when painting rust texture on my model to also paint the corresponding roughness and normal maps? I'm not talking about ...
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I cant make an stencil using texture painting

I am trying to use a stencil using an Alpha Mask so I can place a typography (png image) to a 3d model. I tried it a few days ago an it was all fine however i made a new mesh and now its seems that I ...
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Is it possible to mimic nuts and bolts in blender using Normal maps?

I've been wondering whether it is possible to have fake nuts and bolts using Normal maps. I know it is possible, but is there a way to just paint bolts wherever I want. I couldn't find any article ...
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My texture is intersecting

I can't explain this 'symptom' with words. Here's a picture for it. There are grainy specks that seems to resemble the color of other parts. this happens when I'm texture painting on my mesh directly,...
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How to do texture painting on a character?

I am currently trying to add some color to my human model. It's Nothing fancy with depth and textures, I just want to add some color over the smooth shading. However, this task seems impossible since ...
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Texture Painting is not working on ONE file only, other files work fine

I'm currently using Blender 2.8 In the file i'm working on, i unwrapped a mesh (Smart UV Project) -> Add base color in the "Texture Slot", but then i am unable to paint over it. Therefore, i tried ...
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How to texture paint an object designed using mirror modifier

I designed an objective using mirror modifier Now i cant paint texture on one side independently. I want to solve texture mirroring.
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How to keep stencil visible if you drag mouse out of viewport?

By default if you're using a stencil with the texture brush, it is only visible while your mouse is over the viweport. This makes it difficult to precisely configure the stencil's scale and rotate ...
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how to get texture interpolation to blend across UV seams

I'm baking a star map texture to a high poly icosphere using "cubic" interpolation and noticed these hard edges along the uv seams. first image is cubic and second is closest is there anyway to get ...
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Texture painting stencil bug 2.8

I was following a tutorial blender fast track and in the tutorial they were using texture painting with a stencil to put runes on a sword, on the tutorial when using the stencil it shewed up as a see ...
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In texture paint mode, is there a way for brush to be normal to surface instead of parallel with viewport?

By default when you draw a brush stroke in texture paint mode, the paint is applied as if you're spraying paint from the pixel you clicked on in the viewport to the model. It would be useful if ...
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UVs Not Transferring to Texture Paint Mode

I modeled a simple Batarang, and am trying to apply an image texture to it, whether via the shading window from an outside source, or by direct texture painting inside blender. I have unwrapped the ...

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