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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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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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 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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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 painting from Plane to mesh? Like 3ds max

Hey there stack exchange, I wasn't able to find this question or answer so I thought I would ask it because I am so very stuck. I have been using various methods to create realistic faces but I've ...
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Texture Painting - stencil disappeared

I've been working the texture painting lesson in the apple tutorial by CGBoost. Everything was working fine. The stencil painting was working great and then the stencil disappeared. I don't know ...
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3D View Render Preview not in sychronization with texture paint, Cycles Render appears correctly

Blender 2.83.2 Cycles Render Engine If I have both an Image Editor and a 3D View in Texture Paint User Experience for Different 3D View Modes 3D View Solid Mode Interactive.. 3D View is updated and ...
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how i can texture paint this flat face of my model?

im making a model for an university assignature. it consists of a geology cross-section with realistic terrain in the top, and flat faces in the sides. I don't really know if the edges of the faces ...
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Too many image textures causing pink shading?

I am testing the use of a mask to create a paint with shaders texture but while creating the materials with the textures I am using it seems that after adding 9 seperate image textures it all turns ...
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Donut texture painting : weird patterns appear

Im currently in "Part 3, Level 2: Texture Painting" of the donut tutorial made by Blender Guru. As I started painting the donut in "Texture Paint", weird patterns started appearing ...
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How to transform texture stencil correctly?

When I press Shift + Y or X to transform texture and right mouse button (+ Alt for texture mask), It is start acting strange. On the link is what I want, 19:57: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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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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Texture is only showing in a small place

My texture only shows up in a small place of my composition. Can anyone help me?
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How to create 1 texture and 1 combined normal of a collection containing 100's of objects (that can not be Joined)

I am building a model for a flight sim, and have the objects and animation done. (Just for context, there are over 500 objects spread over 20 collections, and a large number of empties driving part ...
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How to achieve this unwrap?

My problem is that I downloaded an fbx file and it already came with an unwrap uv map, the case is that I modified the body of the model that I downloaded in blender and when I did the uv unwrap, try ...
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Eliminating seam between liquid and foam

Bit of a complicated issue here so let me preface this by saying that I am very new to blender, and complex solutions may go over my head. I followed along with Blender Guru's beginner doughnut series ...
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Exporting to OBJ

I'm having some trouble figuring out how I went about exporting a 3d modeling file with a texture. I am looking to get the same 2d map as on the second picture, I'm exporting the file from Blender to ...
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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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Texture displacement map in real-time

I want to texture the displacement map and see the change in the viewport immediately. I use the Displace Modifier. I try Eevee and Cycles, in both cases, Blender doesn't update automatically ...
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How can I add a 2D image heatmap on a 3D surface from a specific perspective?

How can I add a 2D image heatmap on a 3D surface from a specific perspective? What I did now is that I roughly looked where the heatmap is drawn on the image (left) and texture paint it on the 3d ...
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Blender 2.8 Texture Paint not Painting

I am still a novice in Blender and was following BlenderMania's Blender tutorial here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahx15oEvv5g. When it came to the texture painting part I cannot seem to get it ...
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How to get rid of weird outlines on texture-painted areas?

I don't get these lines when painting directly on the texture uv image - only when I paint directly onto the mesh. Anyone experienced this before / solutions? Thanks
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Can I “kitbash” normal/bump maps with brushes?

I am thinking it may be possible to paint onto normal or bump maps "kitbashing" details to not have geometry as I have seen people like Jayanam do this manually but only for basic dents etc. Is there ...
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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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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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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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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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Texture painting stencil bug 2.8

I was following a tutorial blender fast track and in the tutorial they were using texture painting with a stencil to put runes on a sword, on the tutorial when using the stencil it shewed up as a see ...
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Sync the active paint slot with the active texture slot

When you are texture painting in Blender, if you want to change the layer order you have to change the order of the texture slots, and if you want to select which layer to draw on you have to change ...
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Export UV layout without applying modifiers?

I have a mesh of a fortune cookie that has some modifiers on it. I want to edit its image texture in Photoshop, and I want to work with the smooth UV layout that I can see while in Texture Paint mode:...

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