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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How to apply hand painted textures [duplicate]

So I am trying to make a model with hand painted textures. I marked some seams and UV unwrapped it to start painting. (maybe i forgot a step?), but then i try to apply it. I don't really know how to ...
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Texture Painting vs. Materials Assigned to Vertices

I've been wondering what the best method of coloring different parts of meshes is. I know that it is possible to assign different materials to different vertices, and there is also a Texture Painting ...
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Fill Brush makes streaky lines to image origin [closed]

Using a fill brush on my character gives me the above result. There are no UV points at the origin, and painting the character with a non-fill brush does not give me these results. Every piece of ...
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How to hide vertex colors in Texture Paint?

I am currently trying to paint a texture onto a character model. However, I cannot actually see what I am doing because one of the vertex color layers is being overlaid on top of the texture, causing ...
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Texture painting, zoom pan causes texture to get an offset

Hi I have a problem when texture painting on a huge plane. Whenever I zoom or pan my view (even just pan without zooming) and paint on a location I painted before, the texture gets an offset and of ...
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Create a low poly mesh with high detailed textures?

Could anyone explain how you can create a low poly mesh while the texture details are high? I have been searching for quite a while now and I can't seem to find anything about it.
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Saving texture painted material externally?

Is there a way to save the texture of a mesh that was painted with the texture painter externally? I'm trying to create a mountain for use in a game and, admittedly, my texturing skills are garbage ...
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Is there a way to paint text onto a texture in Blender?

Recently I have been painting textures in Blender, and I am very satisfied with the results as far as standard painting goes, however I have not been able to find any way to easily add text to a ...
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Is there a way to change brush fuzziness in paint mode?

Is there a way to make the texture paint brush fuzzy like in Photoshop? I've tried playing with the Tools/Curve editor, but this seems to only affect the sharpness of the edge of brush stroke - most ...
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Why is the Texture Paint layers manager not switching slots [closed]

I'm on Windows 8.1 (surface pro2), with Blender 2.73a. I reinstalled blender and tested again, uninstalled again and installed latest 2.73a, tested again... I seem to have followed every step in ...
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When I unwrap an object for texturing with custom seams, sometimes I get strange streaks while painting. How can I fix this? [closed]

So I have a submarine that I've finished modelling, it is low-poly, and ready for texturing. The seams seem to work perfectly, and Blender has no complaints. The patterns lay out, and I start coloring ...
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How to turn off texture painting mode where your brush cursor lags behind your mouse position?

I'm playing around with learning how to paint textures in blender, and must have somehow enabled a strange drawing mode that causes the drawing head of my brush to lag behind the place where I'm ...
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Is there a way to hide the masking lines when using Texture Paint with masking enabled?

I'm getting into painting textures onto my models using Blender's texture paint. I like that Blender provides the 'face selection masking' button that lets me mask out faces that I don't want to ...
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How to fill element with color in texture painting?

Is it possible to fill certain elements with color or tiled texture? By "element" I mean one island (for example, Ctrl+L does element/island selection in edit mode) For example, bucket tool in 3DCoat ...
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Can you paint parts of an image onto another image?

Is there a way to paint parts of a source image onto a canvas image? It's also important to use scale while painting. For example, if the source image is a heart, can I paint it on the canvas image ...
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Follow up of normal mapping problem in GLSL

As a follow up to Problem with normal map display in glsl texture paint mode I have attempted to analyze my model further. Please see attached images demonstrating inconsistency between 2 objects in a ...
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Problem with normal map display in glsl texture paint mode

Looking through past posts I see this problem has been addressed often. I have tried many of the offered solutions unsuccessfully. I have a hi poly sculpt that I have normal mapped to a lower poly ...
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How to get a square brush in texture paint?

Is it possible in texture painting mode to change the shape of the brush from circle to square? I am using the anchored stroke. As it is, it uses a circle brush and fades the corners of the image ...
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wrong image texture keeps being applied

I am texturing using two different images. The first one for the cats head worked fine but when I come to use a new image for the cat's body, blender keeps using the first image. See below. On the ...
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Color not showing up and neither is the option

I am using Blender 2.69, (I am unable to upgrade at this time) and I am trying to color my model using the Vertex Paint mode, but it won't show up in the final render. I know that you have to enable ...
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Problem painting multiple textures on same object

I am trying to paint textures onto an object in 3D paint in 2.72b that has several textures. The first texture in the list is a color and the second is a bump. The problem is that texture paint will ...
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How to make a rusty texture?

I'd love to make a rusty texture for specific part of my model (look at the picture), through texture paint, but I don't know how. It seems pretty lenghty and hard for me, in case of making it ...
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Why won't textures work?

For some reason, when I try to put a texture (picture) on any object, it doesn't work. Here are the steps I took to put a grass texture on a plane: 1: I made a new texture for the plane 2: I set the ...
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How to lock texture tile size while painting?

I am a new to the blender. While I was painting texture to the mesh surface, I noticed that if I move camera(view) even a little bit and paint again, the new painted area texture tiles are different ...
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Weird outline around brush strokes in texture paint

I'm trying out the texture layers in texture paint. I've got my base texture and then a completely transparent layer which I want to paint on. I can paint on the base layer no problem, but when I ...
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Normal map on only part of the material

I'm trying to apply a normal map on a plane with two textures painted on it, but in a way that it's only applied to the second one. It's a really simple scene of a crossroad going through a field (...
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Texture Painting, problem with bump painting [duplicate]

Whenever i am painting bump maps, it paints on the color map. I read on one of the other thread and made sure of these five things. Even though, I have the bump map selected in image editor, when i ...
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Question about texture painting

I'm pretty new to Blender, been using it only the last two days, mostly doing 3D modeling until now and UV mapping. I've UV mapped the front and side of my model in different UV layers and I have a ...
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Display all paint slots simultaneously?

Is there any way to show all layers (paint slots) at the same time in texture paint and solid mode like in most painting apps? Currently the default behavior in 2.72 seems to be that only the ...
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How to fill a mesh with solid color

Given a 3D model, I want to define different regions and fill each region with solid color (to distinguish) Is there an easy way to do it? My current solution is to first select faces under edit ...
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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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How can I get the fill and mask options?

I have seen other people having more options in the Image paint tool menu, just like the picture below. I only have the options draw, soften, smear and clone while he also has fill and mask options. ...
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Brush looks blocky/low resolution when painting textures (Pic included)

I'm sure this is something silly I'm doing wrong here but I can't find a solution at all. My texture is 2048x2048 and I'm trying to paint details on it. When I draw the brush looks blocky/pixelated ...
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UV Project Modifier doesn't use alpha correctly?

I can map textures with alpha (that I paint in the UV Image editor) and make them partially transparent in the BI renderer. But when I use the UV Project modifier and allocate the loaded alpha image ...
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Cycles Viewport Render not updating while Texture Painting

Is there a way to enable/force Cycles Viewport Render to show live updates while Texture Painting? It does only shows changes on Viewport Render restart.
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How do I turn on brush diameter display in texture paint mode?

I'm not sure if this is new to 2.7 or not, but I can't seem to figure out how to make my cursor display as the width of the paint brush when I'm in texture paint mode. I can muddle through all right- ...
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Can't texture paint in cycles

I'm trying to use texture painting with UV maps (both of which I am new to), and when I go into texture paint for my model, I can't paint it. I have UV-unwrapped the model when in edit mode with smart ...
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Can Project Paint be used with Cycles?

I am having a problem trying to implement texture project paint with Cycles, Blender 2.70. I go through the process of importing the model (a female head), establishing the seams and unwrapping ...
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Best way to add color to your 3D model?

I have created a rigged 3D model, and it starts with nothing but white. I wonder how to color the model. I did try painting it directly in Blender and did not like the results. There were spots I ...
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Face masking for texture paint in UV / Image Editor

There is "Face selection masking for painting" while in Texture painting in 3D View, but I want to paint with a texture brush in the UV / Image Editor, so that the texture is not view angle dependent. ...
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Why did the texture I painted in texture paint mode disappear?

I was following a tutorial on how to use the Texture Paint feature on blender so I could paint on a terrain I am modeling. I was successful to paint the whole terrain with beautiful, exuberant ...
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Is there a way to save strokes while painting/sculpting?

While painting or sculpting, user draws strokes. Is there a way with python to save those (with brush parameters and pressure data) and then play them back slowly also with python? Point is to ...
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Bump map painting does not work

Painting the Bump map does not work in Texture Painting mode. I can see the normals I painted just after rendering, but not in 3D view. For my bump map texture I enabled Geometry Normal and disabled ...
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UV painting within Blender?

I basically want to create this in Blender But I have some trouble creating the textures for it. I have created an UV map for it which looks like this. Now I just want to paint on the UV map. But I ...
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Texture painting without rendering vertex paint

I need to apply a texture paint to a mesh that already has vertex colors attached to it: When I want to draw on this mesh in texture paint mode the vertex colors get applied too: As you can see, the ...
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Texture-painted images turn black when used? [duplicate]

I was experimenting with texture painting and noticed something really, really annoying. I spent 15-30 minutes painting, saved, then used the map as a texture. Note that I saved immediately after ...
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How to edit textures with texture paint in Cycles like GLSL in Blender internal?

When I edit my textures (color, spec, normal etc.) in cycles I can only see the texture that I am currently editing. Sometimes when I edit one specific texture, e.g. when I edit the bumpmap, I want ...
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What is the best workflow for texture painting?

I am a little bit confused about the best workflow for texture painting in blender. Blender internal has nice ways to do that. Is it possible to paint a color texture in blender internal, use ...
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Texture Paint: Pixelated after texture paint

When i paint some textures on my UV-Texture, the image is sometimes pixelated. I don't know how i can adjust the best zoom size of the stencil texture. How can i ensure best quality?
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How to invert a brush texture?

I want to invert the colors of a texture brush. How can I do that in Blender without using an external program?