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How to remove duplicate image textures?

So I have appended a lot of characters into my scene from separate blend files which all use some identical image textures. My problem is that when they are appended each, the image textures are ...
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Why can't I delete this texture slot? [duplicate]

I can't delete a texture slot. For some reason I don't have the X button there or minus. There's not even a delete option and I don't know what else I can do. Solved: After a few hours i found an ...
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Blender - Material/texture making

i'm little confused about the whole proccess of making a material/texture that i could apply on any mesh in UE4. Is it possible in blender to paint a texture that could be applied on any material in ...
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Any way to copy texture coordinates like UVW Map in 3ds max?

I'm quite new to blender and I am trying to build a simple room with a repeating texture on all walls. In 3ds Max, this can be done quite simply by applying the UVW Map, setting the required size and ...
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Bake correct Normalmap from Tile Textures to a single Atlas unwrap?

Basically, here's the deal - I textured a model using 7 tileable textures (diffuse only) and that's fine. But when it comes to normalmaps, they look terrible on mirrored and folded UVs (and the ...
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How to pixelate a texture in Cycles?

I've been creating various camouflage patterns using Cycles material nodes. Now I want to create a digital camouflage pattern like the one below. My first thought was to pixelate a noise pattern. I'...
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How do you re-unwrap an object and have it be the same scale?

In this tutorial by Blender Guru, Andrew re-unwraps his plane (because he changes the UV to be a 2*1 aspect ratio and so it stretched his UV). He also mentions that with cycles, it won't re-unwrap it. ...
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Should I add a sun lamp when using an hdri environment?

In experimenting with an hdr environment texture for the World (with Cycles), I do not see very pronounced shadows in my scene even though the image has an uncloudy sun. I expect my objects to cast ...
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Creating and adding a texture to a material (blender 2.8)

I'm fairly new to blender 2.8 and I was wondering how to add a texture that I've created to a material.
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How to make 2 objects of one?

I want to slice an object in Blender into two pieces, but I can not get it done. If I use the Mesh tool Bisect it doesn't slice it rightly where I want it slices how i don't want it. I want to slice ...
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Render not showing UV texture

I have added a texture to a cube in the UV editor and it shows up fine in textured view But when I render it there is no texture What have I done wrong?
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How to do the projection painting of a 3d character's textures on a 2d plane

I need some help with a projection painting's project. I would like to do the projection painting of the visible face of the 3d character that's on the right to the 2d mesh that's on the left,as you ...
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Adding texture on a material [duplicate]

So I'm modelling this sardine can with a logo on it... I have created my own logo as a png file and I want to apply it on a red metallic material... I have already tried applying it on the subsurface ...
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Distort/correct atomic resolution images so the fit into a specific surfice lattice grid

I was encouraged by a colleague to use blender to fit a surface lattice, which is an atomic structure of a known surface, in this case GaAs(110). Unfortunately, I'm losing my mind trying to do this, I ...
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Parts of MMD Model transparent when shadeless/exported to .fbx

So I have a MMD model i downloaded a model I want to export to Unity for VRChat. When I import the model it looks fine, but if I press shadeless or export to .fbx, the issue is that some of the ...
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See smoke emitter texture in viewport

In 2.8+, how can I see a smoke emitter's texture in the viewport, so I have visual reference for the emitting locations? Add > Mesh > Plane Object > Quick Effects > Quick Smoke set up a noise texture ...
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Texture not showing up in render preview

why does my texture, that I painted in Blender, show up in "Viewport Shading" but not in "Rendered View"? Everything is just grey. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Fy_OFy_3RwtG8tq7dtzQ5A8-up_wJ_dp
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How do I match the UV map with the image used as texture

How can I make the UV map coincide with the image used as texture (see image below) and apply it to the material of the model? I seem to have a confusing UV map. ]2
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Shader driven by other objects?

Is it possible to make a procedural texture(and thus a shader) based on position of other objects? For example this scene. I have these towers' position and height driven by animation nodes add-on. ...
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Cant assign material to stairs [duplicate]

I cannot find a way to assign-view the material I chose for a predefined stair. This is what I have
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Only half of the object is getting texture, the other half is dark

I have a cube and I want to apply a concrete texture to the inside of it but, when i do, it only applies the texture to half of it on the inside and then the other half on the outside of the cube. Why?...
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I am not able to use texture paint (2.8)

Every time I try to use the texture paint, I am met with an error card saying "Missing UVs, Textures, detected!". Any help please?
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Why wont my model smooth, (I know it's been asked before)

I am working on a spiderman fan film and I got a spiderman model off of the internet, I put all the textures on it and wanted to smooth it, I clicked on the model and clicked shade smooth, (btw I have ...
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Help figure out where this phantom rust is coming from

I have an object with two non intersecting UV Maps. One UV Map (round.red.light.decal) is to place a red light decal (round.red.light.png). The other UV Map (rust.map) was used to draw an image mask ...
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Combine png image with a background color for a shader

I have UV mapped a PNG image (Has no background of course) onto a Taurus shape The image appears as I'd like it to, but I cannot figure out how to change the colour of the Taurus. I'm selecting the ...
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I can't scrub the Movie set as image texture in cycles

I want to do Rotoscoping, in the way you do for animation where real life footage is use to inspire the animation of a character. I almost got it working according to these instructions: Movie set as ...
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Achieving a photo-realistic scene with only preset textures

I am modeling many different type scenes and in each scene I have to work hard to find the perfect textures for individual objects in the scene. Obviously this is important because good texturing and ...
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Having an issue with textures and UV mapping

So I have been following this video in order to UV map my Arcade Box. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scPSP_U858k I manage to unwrap and make sure nothing is stretched out as shown. Now I try to put ...
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Texture doesn't appear in cycles render

I'm new to blender, so I'm following a tutorial in order to create a landscape, but I'm encountering a problem: the ground texture doesn't show up when I want to do a render (as you can see in this ...
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Blender 2.79 Minecraft Animation | White block? Not rendering it [closed]

Please take a look at my screenshot: https://imgur.com/a/DGWfGry The white block used to be grass / dirt... Is there any image missing? And how do i trace it? Please explain me clearly what to do as ...
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Textures painting does not work well on some surfaces?

I would like to change the graphic style of the clothes,the facial features,the hairs and so on) of a man shown on a picture that I have extraced from a movie. The first thing that I did has been to ...
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Procedural lines/scrabbles

In order to make procedural scratches texture, I wanted to make some random lines scrabbles like on picture (scratches might be more accurate name but it reminds me of just random scrabbles). Is that ...
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How to Set Transparency to One Specific Color in EEVEE

What I want is assign the black color as an alpha or transparent, then the red color as a normal shader. I'm using EEVEE. My render result: What I actually want (edited in external app) : My node:
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Texture got dark gradient at one edge

I just started blender this month. When I put texture to my objects, they got some weird dark gradient. Btw I tried to recalculate normal, apply transformation. Nothing's worked. Here's the screenshot ...
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Some textures turning black on in camera mode [closed]

I have an array for an object to repeat off into the distance of my scene. the textures look fine on all the duplicates even in render view, but as soon as I switch to camera view all the duplicates ...
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Replace material and texture with python in BGE

I've a game project done with BGE and i've done a menu where the user can choose the character and the characters have only different material and texture. I'm not able to change material and texture ...
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How to change the color of a model?

I'm wanting to make a model I downloaded purple but the problem is that the head texture has shadows. How can I change the color of the shadows in relation to the regular color of the texture? Any ...
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Blender 2.8: Texture doesn't show up in Shading tab / UV Unwrap

I have the problem that my texture is showing in Lookdev in the UV Unwrap tab but as soon as I switch to the Shading tab (still in Lookdev) it is gone. Testing it with a new created box works. ...
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Baking Textures? What can't I do?

I really hope someone can answer this because I've looked all over and cannot seem to find the answer/solution that fits my problem; or maybe I just don't understand how "baking" works. I created a ...
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Texture Paint painting on back of selected object

I'm new to Blender, trying to use Texture Paint mode on a model I've made. I've got the texture and UV map set up right so far as I can tell, but when I try to paint on the object, the texture is ...
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Frame _ Current property cannot be animated

I make an LED and I have it changing colors from Green to Red. I was following along with a youtube video at about 11:30 he click i and make an key but when I do the same thing I get an error saying ...
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What Texture Map is This?

I downloaded an fbx which came with a diffuse and normal map along with a third map which I really don't know what it is. Also, how would I hook this up to a Principled BSDF?
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Texture, Material problem when exporting to three.js

I have completed a test model in blender 2.7 and upon assigning a material and texture to a shirt it all appears fine and the texture looks great in blender. However upon export to three.js the ...
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apply one textures to others

I'm modeled a a tree before some days and right now I'm trying to texture the leafs. Is it possible to just texture one of the hexagons as a leaf and to apply the texture of this one to the others ? ...
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Is it possible to export emission as a png texture?

So I made a mesh, very simple and added emission to it. I wanted to make neon effect and now I am struggling how to export it as a texture. Is it even possible?
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How to update an object after changing its uv coordinates?

I'm creating a node for Sverchok which will apply custom UV map to an object. Pretty simple thing but after applying new UV coordinates to an object object it doesn't update the viewer somehow. ...
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Non square texture behaving as if it was square when UV projected

How do you apply a non square texture to an object (from UV coord) without it stretching but simply tiling with it's original aspect ratio?
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transparent textures in Blender Render turn solid black when in Blender Game mode

I'm working on a model for my game in Unity, but I find whenever I change from blender render, to blender game, that transparent texture turns into solid black. I've checked everything and it shouldn'...
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Texture painting in blender

In sculpting mode you can switch between relative and constant detail, which determines if the stroke is affected by the distance to the mesh. Is there something in texture painting that gives a ...
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Problem with shaders making hair on blender 2.81

im having problems trying to set the nodes and maps of a test hair im doing...i have some time working with blender and always focused on the metalness workflow.. only working with the base color, ...