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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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?
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Stencil Stamp not showing up

I am trying to use texture stencil, but sometimes the stencil stamp of texture that I want to paint doesn't appear, and I can not find it. Perhaps the position of stencil stamp is elsewhere. How can I ...
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blender 2.69: Texture is not shown correctly

I have created two objects: plane and polygon. Then i joined them together to new mesh. For that new mesh i created a texture. Texture is shown in texture view, but not in cycles render completly. ...
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Is color mismatch normal when using Texture Paint Quick Edit?

When I use Quick Edit to transfer a screen capture to PhotoShop, then edit the image, save it, and Apply it back in Blender, the image that is projected on is noticeably darker. This causes lines to ...
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Using alpha channel of generated images for cycles

I am creating blank images within blender to add some fine detail, such as nails in wood boards. My blank image is black. When I export the image and/or when I input it into image texture node in ...
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Clone brush isn't included in Blender

I went to use the clone brush for the first time after viewing a tutorial on texturing. However, Blender (v2.65) texture painting only has one brush. I was wondering: How can I get all the brushes ...

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