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Questions relating to Blenders texturing tools and texturing techniques.

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Unwrap goes crazy when I try to texture paint

I'll apologize for asking this question up front, since everybody except me seems to get it, but all the tutorials I've found work with simple maps, and I am completely lost. I'm a forensic ...
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My brush in texture paint works weird

When i paint on my model, paint brush doesnt work on some areas: That area is slightly based on my current camera view: That even happens if my camera is far away. I dont have any inverted normals or ...
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Can't Fix Flipped Image Texture

I'm not sure what's happening, I've followed tutorials, but nothing seems to work. Here you can see that my UV looks intact, and I believe I've set up my material accordingly. Yet I can't seem to get ...
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What do I put in the 'specular' value?

Here's a question I was surprised not to be able to find an answer to: I've imported a mesh that comes with textures for (I assume) a metalness workflow: base color, metalness, and roughness maps. I'm ...
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What to do with these nodes to create radial gradient effect... Also how to add 3rd color to mix node?

I am attempting to create a certain screen-like effect with my nodes here... Here's the material I have along with the node set up, I annotated th e part I think I am having trouble with...: I want ...
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How can I open an obj in blender?

I downloaded a model and want to open it in blender. I saw many tutorials on YouTube, all of them say to go to file, import and and to click on wavefront obj. I've tried this many times but it doesn't ...
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Automatic Image Texture mapping (Scale and size) on surfaces (no UV maps)

This problem may be very straight forward to solve, but since I'm new to Blender (but not to 3D, CGI), and I already saw ton of tutorials on YouTube trying to find a solution but found none, so here ...
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Why won't my UV Editing Textures show up in Texture Paint?

I have done other Blender projects before this one but for some reason, after I go into editing and unwrap my object, the outline of the UV Wrap will not show up in Texture Paint. I'm using 3.0 of ...
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Texture missing

I am trying to paint my 3D objects in Blender. However, as many of you know for some people the objects automatically become purple. When you try and paint over it they say 'missing texture' Many ...
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Texture looks messed up when I change the mesh

When I change my mesh, The texture on the mesh doesn't look good. Here is an example. I have a cube with a texture: It looks ok now but when I scale one of the edges, the texture becomes messed up: [ ...
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Textures not showing on animation model?

PREFACE: I am a programmer, not an artist. If I ask something that seems obvious too, this is why. I bought two animation models from TurboSquid. Both FBX models. You can see them here: The ...
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Modeling tower for 3d print

I am trying to model 3d tower to print it with resin, I want to get this cool brick texture detail, to paint later, as highlighted in attached picture 1 I tried two approaches: model tower from ...
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Material texture split through the middle

I have applied a material texture to the floor, but it seems like it has a split through the middle distorting the view, can someone help. Thanks
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How to select the surface and import png image to it?

I have the multiple png images that I want to apply them to a predefined 3d object template. This can easily be done by choosing the option shown in the image attached and then select the .png file to ...
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Substance Painter [closed]

I want to place a soccer ball texture on the ball's surface in substance painter. what should I do?
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How can I transfer details in a texture to details in a mesh for 3D printing?

I have this model: The mesh itself is just a simple arc with no details. I want to transfer the lines that appear in the texture into the mesh as actual etched details. Is this possible, and if so, ...
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UVMap transfer of displacement map

my problem is, that I have a texture set and a mesh I should apply the textures to, but they have different UV mappings. It is no option to change the UVMap of the mesh, so the only chance I have is ...
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Baking metallic, roughness and ambient occlusion map into 1 texture map

Is that possible to bake roughness, metallic and ambient occlusion into 1 texture map in blender so I can use it easily in unreal engine, as substance painter do?
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Textures not exporting properly with Blender

I'm trying to export this scene to gltf, however the textures don't ever seem to export correctly. I understand that if this texture is generated by the Cycles engine, then it might not be exporting ...
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Ho do i apply texture to black spots only?

I have managed to combine two textures: i turned one to Black/white and multiplied it with another one and it has been applied to whites areas only. But how do i apply a third texture to black spots ...
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Why there is black appearing when I imported the skin?

I already adjusted the UV map. I am not sure why the monkey face turned black while the body is fine.
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texture is stretched on certain faces because I added more vertices to the original mesh

I duplicated an object and made it its own object but when I put it on the model I noticed it was too short so I extruded the vertices and re-added the texture to the new faces but it stretched out ...
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Bump/Displacing does not change anything

I'm using Blender 3.3.1 under Ubuntu 22.04. I'm a newbie with this application and I'm reading the docs and a lot of tutorials. Given an imported mesh (a cylinder, saved in obj format) I want to ...
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What's the best way to create textures for an overlay system?

I am trying to create a system where I can customise the look of a character by overlaying textures on top of a base body texture. For example, I can choose different eyes, mouths, scars, makeup, ...
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How do i make the Black edges dissapear?

Im trying to put a heart shape texture on the eye of my robot but there is a black edge. i reused this eye model from my other robot, there i had to select faces assing it and unwrap but i cant figure ...
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Texture Mapping Distortion

I am working on a character creation pipeline, and the mesh's texture coordinate mapping seems to have become distorted. I have attached an image of what is happening. You can see that a checker ...
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How do I make a texture wrap seamlessly around a corner?

I'm trying to render a 3d print model, so I followed the guide here, but on 2 faces of this cube it flips, so it alternates, instead of continuing the pattern. Is there a way to make it seamlessly ...
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Is there symmetrize option for texture image?

There is a function to symmetrize mesh "mesh>symmetrize"(+x to -x etc.) in Blender, but is there a function like this for texture? Now, I have a symmetric mesh and an asymmetric texture, ...
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Blender 3.3.0 Hair - How to use emitter's UV mapped texture for coloring hair splines?

In the regular Particle Hair system, before Blender 3.3.0, it was possible to use a texture UV mapped on emitter's surface to define a color of each hair strand depending on where it grows from. I ...
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The same material looks different

Please I need your help, I have not been able to deal with it for several days. Does anyone know why the same material added to another object looks different? I mean rough surface appearance – the ...
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Texture does not seem right

I imported a file into blender, but it seems the texture is a little bit weird. the grey object should be a bitumen roof. the side looks good, the top and the bottom are just weird. Even though the ...
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The influence of the environment texture on the color of other objects [duplicate]

If I add an environment texture (blue sky, black ground), the color of other objects in my scene will be distorted by the blue color of the "sky". Can I keep the environment texture on ...
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How can I make led light strips effect, in EEVEE or even in Cycles?

I have tried a lot to make such a realistic led light effect, but couldn't do so. Tried making plastic material and placing point lights in it, but that didn't help. Even tried using emission, but ...
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Why can't I zoom in Shader Mode?

New to Blender and starting out with the famous doughnut tutorials from YouTube. I am to the point learning about texture. The issue I am facing is once I switch to Shading mode from Layout the ...
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Strange white shading in rendered mode

In "normal" mode it looks good but in rendered mode the eye gets this strange white shading that I can't figure out how to get rid of. It only appears if I lower roughness below 0.3, but I ...
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Write material nodes to a text file [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to write out all the material nodes in a material to a text file, preferably using Python. I need this info for a weird pipeline for another app. Any ideas or existing add-ons ...
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Noise texture is not oriented correctly

In the image below, you can see my box has the wood texture (modified noise texture) oriented correctly in the front side (the side with a white rectangle on it). But on the other side, it looks like ...
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Baking results are blurry

I used a subdivided plane and manually changed the positions of vertices but when i decided to bake the textures in order to import model with baked textures (for game engines) i found that the ...
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How to add text (or texturize it) on a curve?

I'm trying to add a simple text to an Archemedean curve spiral, just like I did with this similar shape, which is a mesh Mesh However I need to animate this to do a simple squash and stretch, which ...
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Transparent texture becomes black when exported to FBX [duplicate]

I created a plane and added an PNG that included some transparent part as texture to the plane. Then added some shader node to make the transparent part transparent following this tutorial: Add a ...
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How can i automatically add textures to different models [duplicate]

When I convert asset to crosa maps, I can just press the texture view button, but when I do the same thing with Forza Horizon 3 models, it shows up as pink and I go to add the textures but I have to ...
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How to add UDIM Tiles to an image and fill them via python?

I'm writing an addon that bakes various passes to textures using cycles bake. The script checks the geometry and works out which UDIM tiles the uvs on the mesh are occupying, creates a new image and ...
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How to make textures transparent?

I am working on a candy package, I am using a PNG for the alpha, but it looks like light does not penetrate the package. How can I fix this and make sure the objects inside the bag receive light like ...
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Texture paint colours not showing on model with normal maps

I have baked normals on the model, and now wanting to texture paint, but the colours do not show, this may be due the painting on the same image as the normals?
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Very High Memory Usage When Baking Normal Map

I am trying to bake a normal map (Currently trying to do 16384x16384, will downsize to 4096x4096 as compensation for no AA). The high poly object is ~750k poly while the low-poly is 1.2k. No matter ...
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geometry nodes data transfer

As seen on the images i have 2 planes one subdivided with geometry proximity set up and second plane with one face the question is how do i somehow transfer that data from the geometry nodes to show ...
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Emission and Base Colour Texture mirrored [closed]

I'm relatively new to Blender. I purchased a model to use in some animation work I'm trying out. There is a part of it which is supposed to be a screen. When ever I render a texture on this screen it ...
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How to add text on products?

I want to add texts/labels to the product models I make. How do I do that? Using a Shrinkwrap modifier is one method but it is neither accurate nor satisfying. Another method is UV unwrapping but I ...
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Texture import from different formats

I had issues importing files to blender with the materials linked to different surfaces. I tried different file formats to have the different material textures retained, with very little success. Any ...
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Adding Texture to my osm city wall

( solved :D) I have imported a city from osm. Do it like : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NW_djQS_N8U Now I tried to add a texture to my city walls. But it doesnt work. Someone has any Idea? I add ...
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