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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Painting normal Maps in Texture paint on Blender 2.8?

Is it possible to straight up paint the normal maps on a model using the texture paint mode? I know you can use that mode to make a bump map, but I can't seem to figure out how to get that working ...
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Texture Painting Ground

I'm trying to texture paint the ground but I don't know how. I haven't been able to find a tutorial that can help. All the terrain is one mesh and I'm using 2.82. I want to add some gravel around were ...
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How to apply textures without them mirroring?

I have a person I modeled using the mirror modifier, and now whenever I apply a texture it mirrors the texture as well. How do I solve this?
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Cant texture paint when zoomed in

I recently switched to 2.77, and I just tried to texture paint for the first time in 2.77 and while zoomed in, I cant paint? I dont understand. I tried fiddling with the projection painting settings, ...
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Automatically optimize texture files and materials, to be able to sculpt and paint

I used meshroom(photogrammetry software) to create models. Importing them into blender, I notice many texture files and every time I try to use clone in Texture Paint, Blender crashes. How do I ...
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Blender 2.82 Crashes often. What should I do?

I am getting crashes with Blender 2.82 multiple times a day. I cannot pin point a specific action. For example it crashed a few minutes ago while attempting to save an image file. Is there some ...
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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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Why is Blender 2.8 messing up my colors in Texture Paint/Image Editor?

Not sure where I'm going wrong with my texture painting, or if it's just a bug that keeps happening in various iterations of Blender. I set a fill color, and use that to fill my space for the base-...
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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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How to correctly map random texture to an object?

So I want to map the texture on the left to the object on the right. And because this texture was taken from the Internet and was not designed for this model you can see a lot of artifacts (blue lines)...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Texture paint color is the wrong shade

I'm trying to make a carpet for a bedroom I'm making but when I got to paint it a color very close to white, it comes out dark gray. I set it to the right color in the color wheel and everything but ...
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Can't paint texture

I am new to blender and I could use some help, i watched a lot of tutorials but I still can't paint an object, I click on the object but it doesn't add color. I enter on texture paint and all the ...
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Clone Stamp affecting opposite side of model?

Relatively new to Blender! I have a textured model, and I'm trying to clean up some messy seams. (Long-term I should have placed my UV seams in less visible locations, but at this point, I'd rather ...
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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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Anyway To Material Paint This Complex Geometry?

So what I want to do is material paint this middle part for a diffrent look, but the geometry is very complex, and I want to make it circular, and able to change in keyframes, so that way I can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Lasso “Fill” Tool alternative for Texture Painting

Lasso fill tool is a frequenly used tool in painting, used to quickly fill small areas with selected paint. Blender 2.79 doesn't seem to have a Lasso Fill tool .The closest tool is the Curve Tool ...
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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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warning message when the images has not been saved

I'm doing texture painting and using a new texture. Sometime after painting i forget to save that image and when i quit there's no warning at all. Is there any setting in Blender to prevent this ?

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