Questions tagged [transparency]

Transparency can be anything from an alpha-channel in an image, to shaders in the BGE, to transparency in a material, to the alpha pass in the compositor.

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Catch only object reflection alpha with glossy material [closed]

I have an object in a plane with glossy material. I wanted to do a render but only the reflection of the object and the rest in alpha. I have tried everything, also render layer without success. Glass ...
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Particle animation inside transparent object

I am new to Blender and I'm currently working on creating particle animations that follow a curve using Particle System Emitter and a Bezier Curve. The particles are rendered as Halo. [Animation ...
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How Can I Changed Masked Video (Rotoscoped) Negative Space Color?

I'm trying to create pop-ups for my twitch stream by removing the background of existing video. My completed renders have a black background, which I then key-out in OBS. This does not work well with ...
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is it possible to make object just transparent without reflection reflation

as you can see when it reflects it looks so weird, is it possible to make these glasses just transparent without so much reflection.
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Process to remove transparent background of an image plane automatically? (not alpha texture to transparency problem)

what I'm looking for is a way, after using "import image as plane" or camera plane to have the transparent background removed and just keep the visible parts of the image plane, so I can ...
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Cannot see mesh behind shadow catcher

I'm trying to create a shadow catcher on a ground mesh that is also transparent. The ground catches the shadow of items above it but allows the bottom part of a background image (also on a mash) to be ...
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Making a mesh transparent or decreasing opacity so objects inside will be visible

Made a Fire mesh in blender But I wanted to make it transparent so that the inside object can be seen But I tried all possible ways to make it transparent There are certain tutorials to add ...
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Any idea why my mesh is doing this when I shade smooth? [duplicate]

I've been trying to fix this for hours from remaking the inside of the mouth and deleting any accidental extra vertices but it still has this problem and appears transparent when I export it to Mixamo
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Partial plane transparency in Eevee? [closed]

Sorry if the title makes no sense at all, I'm not great with the actual terms for things and this is my first post here I've been trying to make a sort of cut-out paper puppet show effect, where I ...
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Make object a mask to mask another specific object

As shown in the picture, I have a sphere, plane and Suzanne. Is there a way to use the plane as a mask, but only to mask the sphere and at the same time not mask Suzanne?
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OpenGL 3D ViewPort frame capture with transparency (no checkered pattern)

I attempt to use Blender 2.82 (currently I cannot change version), to render a robot hand holding an object, so that the hand creates an occlusion on the object, but the hand itself should not be ...
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Rendering alpha material for compositing - alpha rendering as black

I'm trying to render something for compositing onto existing footage (like digital makeup). I had this working after looking at lots of threads and videos and wrote down my steps so I wouldn't forget -...
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Why are transparent colours desaturated when exported? [duplicate]

Sorry if this is weirdly worded but when I render something with transparency using Eevee the colours are weirdly desaturated, sometimes fully greyscale, but only when exported and not in the render ...
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Image (as plane) is looking transparent when I render it?

I wanted to use different images (png) in my blender file. I already imported them as planes that they are showing when rendered. But they are see through now. What can I do to solve this problem? ...
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Transparent Background Problems

I've been trying to create a candle light using a png image with transparent background but cant seem to get it to work. I unwrapped the plane in edit mode (not sure what it does but someone ...
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Problem with transparency glitch

I've run into a strange issue with transparency that I'm unsure how to deal with. The following fence post has silver "rings" around it. I need these silver rings to disappear along with the ...
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How to Animate Mask to Hide/Reveal 3D Object

So, I'm new to Blender and I'm trying my best to complete my first project. I've modeled a logo in 3D: it's similar to a winding film strip, but a solid color (color A on the top of the film strip and ...
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How do I make objects more transparent by distance from a central point? (proximity fade)

I am making a hologram star map which zooms in. I want the circumference of the map to remain the same as the contents zoom. I found a tutorial which showed me how to use another object (in my case a ...
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No Bone or Alpha Animations in .glb

Why won't my exported .glb keep the bone keyframe animation and alpha keyframe animation? Yet, I translated an object and that carried over to the .glb animation
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single color Musgrave texture

I'm trying to do a single color Musgrave texture, like transforming the white part of the Musgrave texture to be transparent, is this possible to achieve? Attach with an example https://blend-exchange....
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Objects are half transparent

I've been using blender for 1 year now, but I didn't see this such a thing in Cycles Render Mode I had this problem 6 months ago and I somehow fixed it, but I forgot how Can you guys help me to fix ...
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Rendering black transparency

I am struggling to find a cause for the lack of transparency while rendering movie clips. I have some green screen footage. In the compositor I have added the movie clip and a keyring node. Selected ...
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Transmission material is dark in Cycles [duplicate]

I created an eyeball from scratch. The eyeball requires a clear lens over the iris to be as accurate as possible. But when i enable full transparency in the principled BSDF, it renders slightly darker ...
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Animating Opacity

I'm building a project in which I want to have semi transparent objects for AR. As per screenshot, my floating screen object is semi transparent and also, there is a fade in animation. If I render my ...
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Cycles - Alpha/Transparency Issue

I'm having an issue with alpha in a material. I have this cactus (imported from sketchfab) which has a material for the spikes scattered around. This material is applied to a mesh with faces going in ...
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How to add Transparent texture image with another texture

I am trying to mix two different materials together, I want to add one with texture, and another one with a transparent image texture. I made the first texture called wood.001 than I assign new ...
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Rendering animation with transparent background for website [duplicate]

I need to render animation with transparent background in Eevee and then to put that up on my website so video format has to be supported by HTML. Can I do that in blender?
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Mesh appears transparent in Unity, even after flipping normals

Mesh appears transparent in Unity, even after flipping normals. Also tried recalculating the normals inside and outside and didn't work. How it appears in Blender: How it appears in Unity:
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image wont show through transparent sphere

I have imported image as plane, and set the blend mode to opaque (using EEVEE). I have a transparent sphere, but it wont show through the image. Ps: Just to make sure my sphere is transparent I ...
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How to make image transparent/Opaque for image render

I have an image I'm trying to make it transparent. I have tried both methods, importing images as planes and adding it as a background. importing it as a background I can lower the alpha, but it wont ...
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How can I animate Render Regions? [duplicate]

Back after a long time. Very stressed and need to go to sleep so.. I'll make it short ^^; I am working on short animations with transparent backgrounds, in order to superimpose the clips over videos ...
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Grid made from material

I'm trying to create a grid using transparent shader in material. Unfortunately the result shows the holes in the surface, but walls inside the cube are not really solid. Is there a better way to make ...
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When I try to render an animation in cycles my character shows up as completely black

Everything else in the animation shows up as completely fine except for my character. I'm very inexperienced (this is my first animation) so the fix might be something painfully obvious. The texture ...
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Objects with transparent texture disappear when zooming out

Context: I wanted to make a tree, so I created some digital branches that I apply as a particle system onto the tree. These branches are made out of textures that have transparency. The Problem: Then ...
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Why is foreground semi-transparent when opacity is set to 1.0, in VSE?

Using Blender VSE 2.83, windows 10. Codec H.264, output quality high, fps=30, 1920 x 1080 input and output. Container Mpeg4. I rendered mp4 to a png sequence, to overlay a background. When I add the ...
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Why does Blender render parts of frame with nothing there? [duplicate]

This is a general question about how Blender processes renders. I use Blender to create animations of logos on transparent backgrounds for compositing. I am wondering why, even when my geometry is ...
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How can I overlay an image texture with transparent alpha on a material I have created?

I just need to simply add freckles onto my characters face. I have a skin material which makes up my character completely. Then I add a new material for an area on her face which I want to have ...
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Material with full transmission still casts dark shadows, how do I avoid that? (Cycles render)

(I'm using cycles render) I'm trying to create the look of 'essential oil' blobs on a surface. I want the oil to look very clear, only slightly colored. It looks how I want when the blobs are not on a ...
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Which format for saving transparency from bloom and respecting colors (tried PNG/TGA/TIFF/EXR)

TL;DR: How can I properly save a picture with semi-transparent "emit" pixels coming from a bloom? I understand that .PNG can't handle that, but I'd expect TIFF/Targa/.EXR to handle it ...
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How to make something pass behind an actor and be not visible. (Just the part behind the actor)

I want to make the wings pass behind the actor during the animation, how can I do it? I need to make the wings pass behind the actor and when they are behind, the part behind him need to be not ...
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Cycles — Non-translucent glass in compositing passes — Problem

I have a scene that is obscured by a glass plane that has displacement. The glass curves/bends all the objects that are behind it. << This effect is crucial here. When I render a scene with ...
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Why is material rendering transparent?

Recently I followed some tutorials and made a project in Blender. It's just a teddy bear and a donut with a fork I found online and a cup (some from Blender Guru). The viewport shading material ...
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How to make empty show in front

Just want to find a way for this empty to be in front of the character I have(kind of like x-ray)
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How to make texture not repeat

I've imported a face and shirt texture for a model but the shirt texture is repeating and overlapping the face texture where it is not specified to exist which creates this monstrosity. I've got both ...
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Freestyle of and through Transparent Material (with a caveat) [duplicate]

I'm trying to get blender to render freestyle contours on objects behind a transparent material (literally transparent, not glass) and I can adjust the QI Range to max at 1, and while this does draw ...
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Why can I see the inside but not the outside of some objects?

I'm running into this weird problem on my model where some objects have only their inside mesh visible, with their outside being "invisible". You can see in the screenshots below that, from ...
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Alpha in the mist channel

Its possible to render an object with transparency on (to don't see the background) and also to get the mist channel with the transparency applied to? I would like the part marked in blue on the ...
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Transparency missing from Mist Pass

As the title says, when I render out a Mist pass, all transparent surfaces appear opaque instead of transparent. So if I have a glass door and there's a room behind that door, in the mist pass I won't ...
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Object material that is completely transparent, but occludes other objects

I'm trying to overlay some animated 3D models over live action footage. Some of the models (I'll call them collection A) will appear behind objects that are in the footage. I also have matching models ...
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Eevee transparency together with reflections

I'm testing out the capabilities of the eevee render engine. I have a cube object with a mix shader of a principled bsdf and a transparent bsdf. The idea is to move a wave texture across the object ...

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