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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 very low res... Is there any way to make it ...
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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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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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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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How to adjust brush hardness

I'm using texture paint for the first time and I don't see any place to adjust the hardness of a brush. Do I have to create my own texture masks for the brushes? Thank you.
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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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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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Texture paint with flat colors

I'm trying to initiate the process of texture-painting in this object but when I turn to the texture paint mode, the object turns flat. All the shadows are gone. Searching for some explanations, I ...
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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 Painting brush size relative to world space instead of screen space?

I'm trying to paint stitches on a model, similarly to how I do it in Substance Painter but using Blender Texture Paint mode. How can I make sure my brush keep a size relative to the model instead of ...
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How can I edit the textures live with photoshop?

I was wondering if there's a way to paint my model in photoshop and apply it in blender in real - time, as it is possible in 3ds max.
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Painting on multiple objects?

Someone might already have asked this but is there a way to Texture paint multiple objects that are not joined? Do I need to be painting each object individually or is it possible to paint on all of ...
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How to make a v-shaped wave after a jet flying over water

Im kinda a beginner at blender, and i dont know how to make a v-shaped wave after the jet in the water. I have tried with texture painting, but it seems i have to subdivide the ocean plane, a lot of ...
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blender to substance painter help (overlapping UVs)

im new to both blender and substance painter. This will be my first texturing exersize so i wouldnt be surprised if I have missed something simple. but basically my model is comprised of 5 different ...
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Is it possible to convert a hair particle system to a mesh and bake the particle color to the new mesh UV?

I am aware that hair particles can be converted to a mesh, that's pretty straightforward. I'm wondering how to take a hair particle system that has color driven by the emitter's UV texture and convert ...
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Texture paint blend mode issue

I seem to be getting this very annoying black line around my brush strokes when I use a lot of the different blend modes (Linear light in my image, on the beard), whilst texture painting. It make the ...
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Using Grease Pencil to make the projection painting of a real Photo on a 2D plane

Since I've read that the drawings created with grease pencil are objects,I would like to know if I can make the project painting of a new face over the actor's face that I have mapped as an image on a ...
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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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Texture Paint doesn't work

I'm new to Blender and I was painting the texture of my model but I accidentally clicked on F mask brush and now I can't paint anymore. I do not know how to remove this I tried to restart Blender but ...
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blender 2.8 texture not showing up in nodes viewer and not updating in texture paint on change in nodes

I am trying to load a mask image into Blender, process it right there (instead of doing it, for example, in Photoshop) and use as a mask in the texture paint. I create the new mask texture, go to the ...
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How to make extra bump

I have the reference image and im really confuse do i have to model it with the texture i can manage it. So i decided to have a texture if im going in correct path. I have a texture and i have unwrap ...
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Texture painting on a model with a normal map

I have a lowpoly model with a normal map with a highpoly version of it and now want to have handpainted textures for it but cant find a way to do it efficiently since once you enter texture paint mode ...
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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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Big problem when exporte normal map from Substance Painter to Blender

I need help. I have this problem when I export a normal map from Substance Painter to use in Blender. As you can see in the images it show some dark spots in the object, and it looks worse at ...
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How can I increase my UV unwrap Resolution?

My apologies if this is an odd question but I recently created several image/textures in my UV editor in Blender in order to paint my textures onto them. This has been going well but I have realized ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Texture paint - can paint in UV editor but on on the mesh in 3D view port

I am struggling with texture paint mode. I have terrain model mesh (50K polygons) I followed several tutotorials more times on 2 different PCs, but the problem is I can paint only in paint view in ...
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How do I prevent texture stretching while texture painting in blender?

So im texturing an animal thing I made, and when painting it, it looks fine: However, when you look at if from any other angle, it is extremely distorted, because of the way the mesh curves from the ...
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Displaced texture paint

I am trying to paint a texture in blender using Texture Paint. The problem I have is that when I try to paint on the model the draw is painted in a different position from the area where I painted. I'...
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How do I remove an unwanted texture that keeps showing up in Object mode?

I really want to know how to remove or erase this little bit of unwanted texture from Object mode as I've already got a texture to go above it. It gets covered up when I put it in texture paint but as ...
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How do I turn off pen pressure for texture painting?

I have a drawing tablet, and I can't figure our for the life of me how to turn off the pressure sensitivity for drawing in texture paint mode. Can anyone help me? Thanks.
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I seem to only be able to UV paint a few faces, not on the entire model

It's probably something simple, but I'm stumped. I've successfully unwrapped my model, I have a UV map, and the first few faces I painted using a fill brush worked successfully. However, I seem to ...
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Texture paint showing a random old render on my model

See the following screenshot. I am trying to paint my model but some random artifacts are showing up on my model and makes it hard to see what I'm painting exactly. Deleting my models texture, UV ...
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How do i make the texture paint brush stay the same size?

So, in texture paint, when I am texturing, I use a brush size. But when I zoom out, the brush gets bigger and makes me shrink it. Is there a way to stop this?
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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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Clone Brush doesn't paint seam

I been having this problem for years and been looking up tutorials and videos and can see people painting away seams super easily. I some times get seams that i can clone brush or texture over without ...
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Texture not being displayed on object mode but it does appear on texture paint

Why my texture is pink as if it were not assigned at all but in texture paint there's the UV texture I'm currently working on? When exporting my model there is no texture. In the past I used to be ...
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Wrong baked normals projections

I was modelling a Sniper Rifle,my HighPoly model has about 3M tris ,so i find kinda slow to work with this highpoly mesh. I Used the SAME models to work with in low poly,but used a low subdivision ...