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How to use a PBR Material’s Mask Image

I downloaded a texture from https://cc0textures.com/view?tex=Marble03 which includes a mask.jpg file. How do I integrate that new file into a node map? Here is my current node map.
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How to get random edge seams to maximise texture space from a flat surface with lots of holes in it?

I'd like to be able to automatically break an object UV randomly (following a noise pattern would be the best way to do it I guess). Smart UV project does that, but only based on angle. Therefore if ...
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How can I rotate a spherical texture without getting a distortion?

I've tried to search for tutorials but they all say I have to have a Texture Cordinate Node, attach the 'Generated' Output to a Mapping Node, and that one to my Image Texture, and in the Mapping Node ...
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Node Texture not being applied correctly

I'm with a problem while trying to apply a noise node to simulate a concrete material I'm having a problem that in the node preview the texture is the way I want, but in the mesh the texture is ...
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How to properly texture paint a big terrain?

This how the terrain might look like I guess this has been asked many times, but Unity terrain is so slow it gives me anxiety while Blender texture paint gives me a headache. Every time I try to ...
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Can't scale textures in Blender 2.81

I can't seem to scale textures on 2.81. I'm using the usual nodes but whenever I try to connect the UV or Generated to the Vector, scale option suddenly disappears. Anybody having this issue too? Can'...
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Can i edit the textures of linked character?

Which option should i choose or how can i edit the textures of character when edited in original file should see in linked file.
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How do you disable the old version “mipmaps” in 2.81 (With thorough directions to finding it)?

I'm trying to make a Minecraft animation and in my video, I'm watching it says to disable mipmaps which were originally under "system" in preferences in an older version. Can anyone give a thorough ...
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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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Adding a cloud texture isn't rendering in eevee 2.81

I am working on a shockwave. I created an object which acts as an emitter. I have added a particle systems, did my initial particle settings, changed the halo to object and linked it to a sphere. I ...
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Baking my model only returns a transparent image in the UV Editor

I have been trying to set up baking for this model I've been working on. The only textures I want to bake are a separate solid black and solid white material that I have assigned to it. Upon ...
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What does this step do in Texture Paint?

I was watching a tutorial about texture paint and the teacher said: Go to “Active Tool and WorkSpace Settings” tab > Texture Slots section. Change the Mode to Single Image. Don’t create a new ...
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Blender to Hammer/Source SDK

I'm desperatly trying to figure out on how to export a 3D Model with it's texture into the Hammer Map Editor (Source SDK) for Garry's Mod. So far I managed to make models and to have them in there but ...
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Is there a way to create micro fiber from nodes?

I want to create a suede micro fiber material with tiny hairs like shown in the images below, is this possible with a simple bump map? So far, this is what I could achieve (it looks more like a hard ...
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Eevee Linear / Cubic Texture Interpolation Complex Node Issue / Bug

A friend has been working on a project, and they have run into issues with using Linear Interpolation & Cubic Interpolation with their complex node tree. This node tree will be working with low ...
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How to paint a texture on top of a repeated texture?

I would like to create a ground that has grass and a road in the middle using textures. For the grass, I downloaded an image and set it as a texture with repetition. For the road, I have another ...
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Image Texture Mapping Issue

I'm trying to map smudges onto a material but it's only mapping on one surface of the object. For clarity I've shown it here as a checker pattern. The cube is fine, but the image texture is not ...
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Why aren't animation textures visible and rendered?

So I want to make a minecraft intro , so I used a template. Upon editing the template everything was grey, so I rendered it and the render was grey? I tried with loads of templates and it’s the same ...
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Creating text on paper?

Edit: This is not a duplicate of How do I put an image texture on a material in Cycles? because that question only seems to talk about adding an image texture, not combining an image texture with ...
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Final render textures have artifacts that don't show up in viewport renders

I created textures in Substance Painter for a skeleton model I created from scratch in Maya which I rigged in Blender. I used the Principled BSDF to apply all the exported textures from Substance. ...
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How to make a texture transparent in Blender?

I've been making a scene of an office. I have to put in a office chair that has a mesh, but I'm struggling with the texture as I can't make it transparent. Does anybody know how to fix this? Or where ...
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Tiling faces not parallel to axis

I use standart texture from blender. As long as faces of the cube are parallel to axes, it looks fine, but when not - it's like on the image. How can i make the texture on not parallel faces look ...
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Image Texturing - Using cycle's nodes to scale image texture and randomly rotate them

Is there a way to randomly rotate an image texture randomly and keep its mapping scalable? Im sure this has already been asked but can't seem to find it. If someone can redirect me to the appropriate ...
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How to re-organise messy uvs on texture image [duplicate]

I have imported a glTF model of coral reef. It is good but has a huge polycount. I have a created a low poly copy but when I look at the uvs and texture image of the high poly import the uvs on the ...
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Procedural Rougness texture

I'm looking to create a procedural basic rough texture in blender with some texture nodes. Can someone either share a node tree or a link to a video on it? Thanks!
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How do you make textures repeat instead of stretch on a wide object? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a road with an asphalt texture. The road is just a cube of x(100.0), y(1.0), z(0.005). Whenever I add the texture on through the image texture and every combination of settings I ...
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Want to make 3D wall art how to project/bake texture from image plane to the walls of a room?

I want to project a texture from plane to camera view and bake the texture to the room walls so the texture will be distorted properly for me to print. as people suggest to use project UV from view ...
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How I do to add a procedural texture from blender render to cycles?

In Blender Render, I have procedural textures (natural from the app) but, this textures doesn't have in Cycles.
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Can't move/resize texture in UV Mode

For some unknown reason, I can't manipulate my textures while in UV Edit mode (both v2.79 & 2.80.) The texture is applied and displayed on screen, and when I go into UV Edit mode, the UV Map ...
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How to add image texture material to all parts of maze?

I am new to blender and I am using the latest version 2.8, and I have been trying to apply an image texture in material for a maze that I am making. I have found a question similar to mine but it ...
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How to hide these lines so i can see only grass texture?

I cant hide or delete this lines on grass so it is looking awful
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Creating a specular map using point lights?

Im following a tutorial online (can't post it here its paid) and ive got myself stuck. In the tutorial she says you need to create a secular map by making a black materiel then shining a point light ...
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Unable to select specific faces in shading mode

I wanna select the faces of the little band around the handle but for some reason when I try to select nothing happens. Not even in object mode I get the orange outline that's usually there. I've ...
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Node texturing in blender 2.8

Hello fellow internet people, I am currently trying to recreate the minecraft assets in blender, but I am encountering a problem as some of the textures files come as grayscale and have a colormap ...
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Baking of the diffuse map turns out partly black

So, I've been baking Diffuse Maps for a while now (often had some trouble with it), but now a problem occured, that I cannot fix. So, I set up everything for baking the map and it mostly works fine, ...
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How come I need to manually correct .mtl file?

Can somebody please explain me more about .mtl file? I understand it describes how textures should be mapped back on the object, but here's what I don't understand: I have an object with materials. ...
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Texture Paint not Applying to Render Preview

I UV unwrapped my object (an eye), and applied a texture to it. Because the texture doesn't match up perfectly on both sides of the sphere, I'm left with a seam. I tried fixing it using the clone tool ...
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Exporting procedurally textured models for game engine

Recently I created a model which was texured procedurally. I used noise texture to texture the model and also combined it with a bump and Vorenoi map to add extra geometry to my model. On exporting ...
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Connecting alpha node when adding material causes a weird spazzy cloud

So I ripped this model from a game, but it came in several pieces so I'm just adding it together. When I added this hair texture the back of his bangs wouldn't get textured unless I also connected the ...
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Ideas for details at sculpting [closed]

This is my current sculpt. What other details do artist get into an initial sculpt before baking into a retopologized model. This is just the sculpted model with a shader. Is it too difficult do add ...
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Why is this line appearing across my procedural material?

I have tried to texture an orange with the shader editor after uwrapping the object, and I got this strange trace on the mesh: I want to make it disappear but I didn't find any issue. I have tried ...
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How to remove shininess from an object?

Im making a game asset and i dont want any parts of my mesh to be shiny or reflect light like in the image attached. Im going to texture paint it so i just want to see the base color when i paint, i ...
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UV Texturing has unwanted seams

I have this problem where if I apply an image texture it gets oddly distorted or doesn't line up. I can't seem to figure out what I am doing wrong. Here are 2 images showing what I mean.
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Maya .obj export missing UVS

Hi I am a maya user working in Blender for the first time. I made an object in maya, layed out the uvs, and then exported as a .obj . When I imported my mesh into Blender everything looks fine but I ...
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How to get dirtiness on a simple texture? [closed]

Whenever i downloaded a texture it looks very simple like the image bellow so i want to add dirtiness like the image below I am using Photoshop to prepare my textures so somebody please tell me how ...
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Find list of missing textures / files?

When Blender can't find an image-based texture in a node-based material, it just replaces that image with purple. Sometimes I accidentally move files on my hard drive, and Blender replaces parts of my ...
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Texture makes image grainy

I am encountering a weird problem in my current project. I mostly use textures from the website poliigon. So I have first used an carpet texture for this scene, everything worked fine. Now I wanted ...
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Difficulty sculpting with skin texture

I seem to be having trouble sculpting with skin texture. in order for the texture to show up i had to set dynamesh to 200, and then i have to smooth, then apply the texture. I have a powerful machine,...
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Missing the texture paint mode stencil mask overlay when in texture paint mode for an object (blender 2.8)

In the tutorial series I'm watching the object the person is painting changes to "texture paint mode" where the object is flat shaded like this: However when I enter this mode my shading doesn't ...
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Add Shading and textures through Python Script Blender 2.8

I am exporting a character from iclone to blender in alembic format following the tutorial : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkbzAUJgi34 I have the mesh and the textures separately in alembic format ...