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Painting normal Maps in Texture paint on Blender 2.8?

Is it possible to straight up paint the normal maps on a model using the texture paint mode? I know you can use that mode to make a bump map, but I can't seem to figure out how to get that working ...
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No detail applying to my model when adding complex textures

Disclaimer: I am very new to blender and have gone through multiple tutorial series on 3D Modelling, Animation and Sculpting. This is the only source of any knowledge I have in blender. I don't ...
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Losing material set up when joining objects

I'm creating a pine tree where the needles have different colours. The branch on the left of the image is how I want it to look, with a yellow tip on the end on the top and pale on the bottom with a ...
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How to get rid of black spot from the view

With the alpha texture. Applied on the mesh. From the top view its look good with the transparent zig zag edge. When i view to side view. I can see black spots. How to get rid of those black spots. ...
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How to change texture setting of displacement?

I've upgraded to 2.82 and found that something in the shading tab has changed. I can't find the displacement settings. so that all my displacement becomes 'bump only', how can I fix this? I don't ...
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Can I add a transparent logo to this material? [duplicate]

This isn't my material, I downloaded it and I'd like to add a PNG logo over the top. I'm hoping to be able to have the faces with the texture still be metallic looking, just with a logo over the top....
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cycles combined bake coming out black

hi so i'm creating a high gloss golden earring with a pearl detail, but both textures are coming out black in baking (the object is merged because the programme i plan on uploading to can only have ...
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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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How would I add dots to the texture on a 3d object?

I am pretty new to blender and I've been trying for a little while to get dots on a 3d surface. On the picture below you can probably better see what I am after. On the top is the image I am trying ...
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Flatten tool in Blender 2.8 is blurry

So I'm still working on the tutorial from Blenderguru with the anvil and another problem has occurred. Now in sculpting mode I'm supposed to use the flatten tool on the edges of the anvil. In the ...
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Anyway to clone mesh from one object to another?

Is there anyway to clone a mesh type to another object? For example, I have a mesh generated from a 360 photo, but is not a procedural texture or material that's been applied. The actual geometry ...
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How to have a fake texture on the mesh

I have half sphere and with the projection uv i have applied the texture. But original texture have zig zag which look natural. And my texture have a smooth or circular texturing. How to get the same ...
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How can I draw with a custom brush in photoshop on a 3D object in blender?

How can I draw with a custom brush in photoshop on a 3D object in blender? Do I have to put 3D objects in blender on photoshop? I have found substance painter, but the computer configuration is too ...
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Build Abstract (Parent) Shader

I'm modeling a large set of similar objects (a deck of cards) and I'd like to have a "master" shader that takes an image input. Is there a way to create an Abstract (programming term) shader that I ...
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Texture Mapping with a Circular Texture

I have a planet texture that I would like to map onto a UV sphere. The texture is a circular texture (I have attached it below). Currently, I've been using a node setup that works for mapping matcaps ...
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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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Using UV Mapping on an Equirectangular Projection

Background: I am attempting to create a Unity application for viewing asteroids. I have a wavefront object that I got from NASA's PDS SBN. Right now, I am looking to replicate the version of Eros from ...
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Shade smooth causes dark colours [duplicate]

I'm trying to model a chair in blender, and i shaded a part of it smooth. The problem is, the bottom of the object becomes darker, and its not an issue with the lighting position. It also shows in ...
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Hide colliders when exporting

I have an Icosphere that I use to animate an explosion effect. I want this to be invisible when I import it into a game engine such as Three.js. But I can still see it when I export even if the eye or ...
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How to access mipmapping for renderToTexture in bge?

I am using the following script to create an object with a render of another part of the scene on it (in a pixel style). I'm trying to disable mipmapping for the video texture, which doesn't seem to ...
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fire texture look worst in render then view

Why in the viewport the fire texture looks nice but you can't get the same result in the shading on render mode? Why not put the texture of the viewport on the render view?
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Blender normal map and reflections

Ive just downloaded blender 2.82 and opened my project im working on currently and noticed a big difference in the textures. Below are 2 pictures of before using 2.82 beta and the second using new 2....
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How to animate textures / how to read animation clips at an offset

I've recently moved from unity to blender to try and make some music visualizations. A common effect I loved to create in unity was a pulsating effect where the beats of the music would pulsate ...
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Ply texture not showing

I donwloaded a ply model and it gave me a .ply object and a .jpg texture of the object. When I tried to load it in blender, it only shows me the gray .ply object. I don't know what to do
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Apply image as texture

New to Blender. I want to create a textured look on a 3D model using an image. Unsure of the process. As an example, I would like to apply the first image to part of a 3D head model as highlighted. ...
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What Could I Do To Improve This Scene [closed]

I was Hoping to get some critisism
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Uninitialized Image TreeDoubleBranchTexture from object “Tree”

So I made a UV Texture for my tree and called it TreeDoubleBranchTexture. I decided to change it a bit so the texture wouldn't have any shadows anymore. I did it the same as I always did but it just ...
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Missing Texture Color

This may be a bit OCD from me, but whenever I see people mention the pink missing textures I yell magenta (and get strange looks from my family). I have looked in the manual, but can not find any ...
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How to use a texture in real world scale? [duplicate]

How to apply texture on an object in real world scale? I mean can I control the texture scale mathematically like in 3DS Max? If I have the pattern which is 1000 by 1000 mm, I need to apply it on a ...
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How do I get 2 meshes to join without joining the texture, along with another question

So I'm making the tree, I used the skin modifier to make the base of the tree. When I join the leaf mesh and tree mesh together they lose the skin modifier and the leaf mesh goes all crazy like only ...
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Subdivision Surface messing up image texture?

I am currently modelling in blender and have created my own image texture in photoshop. Here is the version withouth subdivision surface: Here with SS turned on: As you can see, it looks very weird ...
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Unwrapping Blender Model results in a deformed uv map

I'm new to blender so its possible I've made a mistake, but when i tried to unwrap my model, all that appears is lines and polygons. I've tried removing doubles and manually selecting each face to ...
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How to have different object info for post-separated objects?

The goal is to create an array of planes that display a rotated texture which depends on the object index of each individual plane multiplied by 90 degrees. Steps of Issue: Create one large plane ...
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I had to edit my UVs, now my model appears different in Unity than it does in Blender

I had originally imported my environment mesh into Unity and had some issues with Edge-Detection Outlines based on geometry: the older Unity Standard Assets version was no longer available and a post-...
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Image texture has small dark lines

I have a question about image texture. If I add my image and play around with mapping, something like this happens.There are small darker lines. The lines are not in the image itself. Can anybody help ...
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Applying a Simple Cylindrical Projection onto a Object

Question: I have a wavefront object that I have imported into blender, and a simple cylindrical projection that I am trying to apply to it. The cylindrical projection is mapped around the prime ...
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Texture showing up in Layout but not Modelling

I am extremely new to Blender so excuse my stupid question but why is this texture showing up in the Layout window but not the Modelling window?
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Why are all textures rendering differently?

As you can see in the bottom right, the textures that appear when I render as completely different from what I have and get when I export as obj+mtl. I believe this is because I used an old object ...
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Imported FBX texture is black in blender 2.8

i was working on an animation for a customer in blender 2.8, i then upgraded to 2.82 because 2.8 wasnt letting me texture paint. I got frustrated and decided to restart the scene. now i'm in 2.82 and ...
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Lighting error with seams/UV Islands?

I have been making a model for the Source Engine, I baked a normal map and gave it a simple test diffuse texture (Solid colors, very basic with no shading). In blender everything seems right However, ...
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Emitted Image not Showing up on Camera

I'm currently working on a scene with a projected image on one of the walls. I've gotten to the point where the imaged is being emitted, but when I check what it looks liked rendered or through the ...
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Part of texture becomes invisible

So I just made a simple tree model and it all looked fine, but then when I applied a texture, a part of my "leaves" became invisible, in solid mode it looks normal but when i change to texture mode ...
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Splitting Sections off an Object [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a simple 3D house with doors, roof, and stairs, I made all of it from the same cube so it would all line up perfectly-ish. My trouble is I have no idea how to remove sections of ...
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textures are not loaded with collada files [duplicate]

I'm using Noesis to export Collada files and then import them into Blender 2.82 but the textures are not loaded at all. Is there a way to force the system to load textures?
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Weird Blotches On Multiple Textures (XNALara to Blender)

So clearly you see the two models "stained" with this overlaying blotchy/blocky looking material when in viewport shading "look dev mode". The original texture looks just fine in solid view. This is a ...
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Newbie question - radial texture on an acorn cap

I'm new to blender and am trying to texture an acorn cap I modeled to mimic a real acorn cap texture. Any suggestions on where to start on this or is this too big of a step for a newbie to tackle?
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Can I use an material texture to represent a surface of spheres?

I can cover a ball object in particle spheres but this is very processor and memory intensive. I was wondering if I can use the new voronoi textures in Blender 2.82 to make pseudo spheres around the ...
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Blender Eevee crazy render artifacts (maybe?) [duplicate]

So I'm doing some work on Jim, about to texture, and boom, these crazy artifacts on some randomly selected faces... I've tested the .blend file on my laptop and it all seems fine, and I've tested ...
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Uunable to pack files/can't find missing files

I'm using Blender 2.78 to mesh clothing (obj file imports) created using CLO3D software. For several months, I'm been making clothes, exporting them as objs, importing them into blender, and ...
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how i make this texture to have rotation but with a large scale at the same time?

this procedural texture i scale it at 40 k in one axis, but if i try the rotation like for 45 deg or so in that same mapping node it doesn't get affected how i want, it doesnt rotate the whole texture,...

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