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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Stencil Image low resolution

I am trying to texture paint a mesh using a pretty high resolution stencil image.. But when I try to zoom into the image to paint the details...it appears as if it was very low res... Is there any way ...
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Mouse is painting, stylus is erasing

I am using Blender 2.91 and a Huion stylus. I set up a simple mesh, with a texture material, and switched to texture paint mode, using the default brush. Everything is working great when I use the ...
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Texture paint not showing up on 3D mesh in 2.76

I'm trying to do a simple paint job on this 3D mesh but when I use the brush tool in the 3D viewport, the paint job is only reflected in the UV image editor panel. Here are the steps I've taken: ...
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Exporting current frame from the Movie Clip Editor

I'm making some Camera Projection mapping in Blender. The issue I have is that when I Paint my projections using the clone method (with multiple UV maps from view). It's working great except that I ...
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Clone brush is cloning from material colour, not texture?

I've pressed ctrl+lmb to pick the part of my texture I want to clone from, but it isn't cloning the texture, it's cloning my material diffuse colour. (I've purposely turned my diffuse colour red to be ...
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How exactly do you color models?

As my understanding goes there are 3 ways to color a model: -Download another software for that -Download photoshop/gimp/paint and color the unwrapped version of your model -Use the blender brushes ...
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How to highlight selected Faces in Texture Paint?

Is there a way the left panel can highlight the selected faces on the right just so I can track where I am paint? Switching ack and forth between UV Editor and Texture Paint doesn't do it either.
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How can I go about optimizing textures?

I've modeled six rocks, unwrapped all six of them in one texture, but after painting three rocks I decided to reuse them for the remaining three. Is there a way to move these UV islands around along ...
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Displacing a 2D procreate painting to simulate thickness of paint

I am interested in creating a believable "Impasto" effect of paint. I am a 2D artist who uses Procreate. I've tried Art Set 4 and a couple other ipad programs but did not like them. I was ...
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different brush strokes via texture painting

I'm trying to paint textures for my models in semi-pixelart style, so i use pixelate brush texture projection is on Flat mode, brush stroke is in constant mode you can see on screenshot left blot is ...
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Same pixel per inch image for texture painting no matter of the size of the images

I'm wondering if there is an option that make texture mapping image(for texture painting) the same ppi(pixels per inches) no matter the size of the texture image. I run into a problem where smaller ...
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How to stop undo from changing tool settings

Say I change the Brush Strength in Weight Paint mode and do some painting, then after undoing with Ctrl Z it reverts to it's prior setting. This also applies to other modes. The only fix I've found is ...
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how to use the color black on an alpha texture?

What do I when I have a model that I am painting on, the texture has an alpha layer, and I want to do something like paint the color black over some other color on that texture. when I do this of ...
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How do you make a texture symmetrikal

I want both sides of the wing to be identical. I didn't turn on symmetry before I painted it. Is there a way fix it?
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How to draw text and shapes to a Texture?

Using Python I'm trying to generate a texture with a few lines and text. I've got a proof of concept using Pillow and a function to convert from PIL Image to Blender Image, but I would like to avoid ...
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Blender 2.8 Texture Brush "Draw" doesn't paint

I am getting started on Texture Painting in Blender. I unwrapped my model, everything shows up nicely in the Texture Paint mode. The weird thing is even though the paint bucket and smudge tool work ...
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How do you quickly clear the mask when texture painting like when sculpting?

I know that in Sculpt mode you can use Alt+M and Alt+I to clear or invert it. This is super important for a fast workflow. I tried to make my own new Mask Flood Fill shortcut under Image Paint by ...
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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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How do I texture paint model?

I went through many tutorials and documentation but cannot seem to get it to work. Bug? I go to texture paint, I add new image, set color size. In model, I select single image, selext the image I ...
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I want to paint an already made texture

I want to edit a texture that I already made using Blender's texture painting, but I can't figure out how I do that.
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Any workflow recommendation for 2.5-D pixel art style?

I am working on a little project that requires me to create a lot of low-resolution artwork on various sort-of basic geometry. For example a house would be just a cube with a triangle on top for the ...
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Texture paint on animated cloths

i'm trying to figure this out for a while... I want to texture paint 3 animated objects plus background in one go with the option to keep animate them after painting (just like spray painting irl) ...
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Paint setup for uncombined Cycles passes

I am trying to make a painting setup to paint over already rendered Cycles passes and combine them. Specifically, Diffuse and Gloss Direct, Indirect, and Color. This cannot easily be done in other ...
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How can I increase resolution of texture on a huge terrain? (For painting)

I have a very large terrain that is a about a mile x mile long, even a 16k texture is way too low res if you put the camera on a human height level. In order to get good pixel density for painting, I ...
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reassign Pen's Eraser end drawing mode

my drawing tablet's pen has two end - one works as a pen and the other one as eraser. thing is, Blender can't do anything with Eraser end - i've read it is supposed to work as Erase Alpha, but it does ...
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Fixed DPI when UV unwrapping

Cheers everyone! I'm planning to UV-unwrap models and create textures elsewhere (mainly Photoshop). However, I'd want to add sprites and geometric shapes that must keep a specific size in the texture ...
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Texture paint paints random parts of model

In order to texture my models, I use "Smart UV project" to generate the UVs, using a margin of 0.5 to 1 to prevent bleeding. That doesn't seem to mitigate the issue however. Whenever I paint ...
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Stuck on Texturing a Head With Projection Painting

I am following along with Texturing a Head With Projection Painting as seen in this Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZDMFkj8GqA. Everything goes correctly through unwrapping the UV's ...
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Texture paint - lags

I'm using blender v2.76 in cycles render. I'm trying to texture paint on my model(21k verticels). But blender lags, on small brush, big bush, etc. My texture is 2048x2048 in resolution. I have ...
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How should I texture paint on my model after I already UV Mapped and created a texture material with a texture atlas?

I used the texture atlas technique to UV map and create the textures for my model. However, now I want to just texture paint pixel like eyes and nose onto the models face(stylistic choice). Could ...
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Why is my texture blurry on my model?

So I'm 100% brand new to blender. I've 3D modeled in Cinema 4D for class, but nothing major. Anyhow- I'm trying my hand at making a PSX/N64 reminiscent low-poly model just for fun, but as I've entered ...
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Texture paint on both sides of a mirrored object?

I was texture painting a mirror modified mesh and wanted to customize the look of the left arm to the right. But, since the mesh is mirror modified it paints symmetrical. I saw online that you can't ...
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How to make a dynamic paint brush from a fluid domain so fluid sticks on effector objects like paint?

Problem Hi! I'm trying to make a paint splatter that gets thrown on an effector with many polygons, and lets the color of the paint stick to the surface it touches based on it's shape, cause that's ...
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Symmetry painting

Ok so I've been painting this model for a client, while also using symmetry. But for some reason texture image that contains color didn't mirror everything I did, even though on the viewport it ...
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seamless brush texture mapping

I'm trying to make a brush to paint stitches on a texture, is there a way to make the rake seamless, making the texture follow the brush path rather than draw a sample at fixed intervals?
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Texture Painting in Blender with Python script

I can Sculpt using Python but am having trouble getting Texture Painting to work. Here is a working example of Sculpting: ...
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How do I render viewpoint shading in Blender?

I am new to Blender and I'm struggling to render texture shading. My object shows up fully texture painted in the Viewpoint Shading window, but in the Render (Cycles), it is only partially colored or ...
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Texture Painting: Paint appears elsewhere

I'm trying to texture paint a sculpt. I believe the UV Unwrap worked properly as seen in the image. Though when I want to paint on the lips, it appears else where on the head, as seen in the image. ...
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How can I make a pixel brush that works in Paint and Texture Paint view in Blender 2.9?

Have tried following this, but the best I can achieve is a pixel brush that sometimes works in Texture Paint view, but bleeds horribly in Paint view. This brush uses a texture of a white square island ...
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Texture Paint, merged objects can not be painted properly

I merged some pipes and but the texture painting behaves super unpredictable. I can paint all the pipes but not when I am close e.g. The biggest issue is that sometimes I can paint more than one pipe ...
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Texture painter brush will not paint on partial pixels. Is there a good workaround or fix?

So I am learning how to model with a pixel art texture style and I wanted to use texture paint as shown in this video which you should not need to watch to understand my question. I break the rules of ...
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Joining Meshes and then textures

since you did a fantastic job last time I thought I'd bug you all again. After a grand total of a day and a half total experience I was able to make this horribly optimized monstrosity. What I'd like ...
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Painting parts of one texture onto another texture?

I have been looking around but Im still a little unsure about how to go about solving the following problem. I have a wall with a brick texture on it but at the minute it looks too clean and perfect. ...
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Is it possible to combine 2 or more textures VIA - BelnderKit add-on

I am trying to make a grassy landscape with a dirt path through it using two different textures found through the BlenderKit add-on. [It's an add-on that lets you search and quickly import assets, ...
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Im trying to texture paint on my character with a png but another png i use on my eyes are interfering

Whenever I left click to paint ,the sharingian eye texture Appears even though I used a different png image on nodes witch is the background image you see
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Can't paint on certain parts on mesh while at certain angles

So, I'm having this weird problem when trying to paint my mesh. I had made my mesh in blender, and went and started painting, it was all fine and good, no problems at all. I saved, exited blender and ...
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Why only half of this texture fits my model?

I downloaded the model of a hand and it came with a texture. I did a few steps that involved UV unwrapping in order to texture it. I can't remember the steps exactly. When I select the bottom face of ...
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How to bake Freestyle, or snap Brush to UV or edge?

I want to draw srtright line on my model, like a fresstyle, but I need this lines on texture. I wanted to bake Freestyle, but it seems like it is impossible, so may be I can snap brush to edge on the ...
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Make texture painting not depend on view angle

Trying to hand paint a skybox. So im sitting inside a cube, all faces flipped towards me and i'm trying to paint my cubic skybox viewing from the center of the scene. Unfortunately my strokes only get ...
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How do I simulate an image texture being spray painted onto a model

Basically I have a facebuilder model of a head with an image texture. I want to have the shot start with the model being blank and simulate the texture being sprayed onto the model. I've looked around ...

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