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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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Cycles transparent node brighter texture color in blender 2.79

Blender 2.79 alpha transparent part brighter color. Blender 2.78 work fine no problem. Material simple alpha is black and white vertex color. Any idea on how to fix this?
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How can I create a shadow catcher on the front face with transparency on the back?

My problem is that once I tick the (new to Blender 2.79) Shadow catcher box for my ground plane the shadow catcher can be used as it should. However, during my render (video) the camera is moved below ...
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Cycles: object is invisible if Shader Add uses 2 Transparent Shaders

I'm creating ice material, and it works fine, but only in viewport or with background (i.e. disabled Transparent in render). Here is my Nodes with result in the ...
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Compositing: When using Alpha Over node, only one render layer appears!

I'm new to compositing, so I'm unsure how simple this problem may be to solve; apologies in advance. Anyway, here we go. My scene was too large to render, so I separated it into 3 different Render ...
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Reflection on an semi-transparent object

I'm trying to create projection of objects in my scene onto one specific object (in my case a sphere). In theory it is simple, by giving the object a reflective surface but here is my problem, the ...
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How to use an invisible emitter as mask for its particles? (Cycles)

Or in other words: How can I make those parts of my emitted objects/ groups, that are behind their emitter from the camera's point of view, disapear despite the emitter itself being transparent/ not ...
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An object wouldn't render in cycles (all solutions on the topic I found don't work)

So I ran into a peculiar problem while rendering my scene in cycles. I am creating an animation demonstrating what a mental object cut is (when an object is cut by a plane). The pictures below show ...
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Alpha Channel in Eevee?

Apologies in advance for the Eevee question... but!...now that the releases are getting more stable, I'm messing around with it and wondering if anyone has gotten an alpha channel/transparency mix ...
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Animate transparency of entire layer

Blender noob here. I'm learning my way around but could use some assistance. I'm working on a project having to do with human anatomy. I have a 3D model complete with skin, skeleton, muscles, organs ...
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Why is transparency not working on this transparent image texture [duplicate]

My image texture looks like this: And yet when I try to add a transparent BSDF shader it doesn't work properly, and the result looks like this: I've tried many things; changing the BSDF color to ...
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Volume+Caustics?

Is there any way to make caustics work in a volumetric environment? When using the Cycles render engine, light passing through a Glass BSDF in a volumetric world will not show through on the other ...
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Transparency Blender Render/Cycles

I am trying to make an animation but I use an add-on to export XPS models into blender. When I do so it changes me to blender render but when I change back to cycles the character turns grey, blue, ...
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Can I send the BGE image, with alpha layer to other SW like openCV or OBS studio?

I would like to overlay 3D video with tranparency generated by the BGE over a real-time video. So, I supposed that I have to access to the images buffer(with RGBA pixel) and send it to openCV or OBS....
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How to make video textures transparent

I am making a minecraft animation, and I made the water animated. It worked, but when I set the viewport shading to rendered, the water was not transparent, even though I applied a transparent BSDF to ...
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How to bake refraction from camera POV?

It's relatively simple to fudge the normals for baking camera reflection, as I did in my answer to "How to correctly bake glossy/reflection from camera POV?". Does anyone know how to do the same for ...
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Alpha Brush Image Problems

So I have a huge problem with my alpha brushes that I made in photoshop. I'm working on a small personal project for my gf and for a piece of the model I want to put her name on it and a little symbol ...
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“Limit selection to visible” not working

I just downloaded Blender 2.79 after about 8 months of not using the software. I noticed that the "selection visible" function isn't working. I expect it to make the mesh partially transparent, but as ...
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material issue - how to make blurry/emissive material?

Ok, I am creating tiny particles (there won't be a ton so doing it manually) to achieve a kind of effect like this per this question: Sun Glow Particles However this, and in my situation, the ...
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Stacking multiple Alpha Planes [duplicate]

I have a simple scene where I have simple planes and textures using the alpha channel of the PNG as transparency. The way I created the files makes the Alpha channel 000 black and 255 pure white. ...
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Tranparent object is hidden behind tranparent object

i have a problem about transparent object. As the pictures show, the part of the bottle behind glass can not be seen. I made the models in Blender. It would be used in AFrame. Maybe someone can ...
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Object Gradual Fade To Transparent

Does anyone know how to make an object gradually fade to transparent in a specific direction. An example would be a person walking through and invisible door. So as their foot enters it becomes ...
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Smoke not rendered behind transparent material - Blender Internal

I have been banging my head against the wall for weeks over this before deciding to reach for help with more experienced users. I am working on a smoke simulation in which smoke flows through a ...
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no transparency in cycles render

I'm sure someone already asked this, and yes, i googled it, but in cycles render, i do not know how to fix the transparency problem here. however, transparency works fine in blender render, so it is ...
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VSE text transparency

I have text object fading in using alpha in material. But fade in doesn't appear in VSE prewiewer (and also in 3D view when I plaz mz scene on timeline. It only appears when I stop timeline). When I ...
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Floating plastic bag

I tried searching everywhere but I can't seem to find any tutorials about how to make a floating transparent-white thin plastic bag that would move a bit as if it was floating in the sea. I found this ...
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Trying to set transparency on the viewer Node

First time posting in blender but it's important. Thank you for your support. I have a model which have a Mix Shader with Glass and transparency shaders mixed, both with a texture as Color. When I ...
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white edge around objects with alpha - cycles

I had a problem with white edges around my materials, especialy with trees like this. And yes I tried every solution what I found there and on google.(alpha-straight,progressive..etc) The texture is ...
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How to render casted shadow on surface only [duplicate]

How can i render a character + the shadow it cast on a surface but not the surface itself? I would use it to Render my background only once (if nothing moves in background) so i would be saving a ...
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Making a transparent texture white

So the models from SSF4:Arcade Edition have transprant eye texture. And I keep getting this problem: Is there any way to make the transparent parts white? Also this is a Rendered mode only problem.
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Alpha image stacked on opaque texture? [duplicate]

Drawing a blank here. I'm trying to recreate Jack Sparrow's famous bandana; a red base colour with a blue floral pattern. I've started off with a red, diffuse base on my bandana mesh and I've acquired ...
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How do I keep a mesh from rendering but keep it's affect on shadows and reflections? [duplicate]

I'm trying to render a 3D perspective on our company logo and I like the way it looks with a white plane below it, but I need the whole thing to have a transparent background (so that it can be ...
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Torn Mesh when transparent?

My mesh looks torn with little holes when it's transparent but totally fine when opaque. Any idea what could be causing this and how to fix? EDIT: none of the holes are visible in edit mode, only if ...
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Change Color Associated with Transparency? [closed]

ok so here is my problem. in this picture i want the White outside the Blue to be Transparent, and the White inside the Blue to to White. this is as far as i get when just using the Transparent BSDF. ...
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Partially semi-transparent texture in Cycles

I have an image texture with a couple of parts that I'd like them to be semi-transparent. How can I achieve this? I know how to to make the whole texture semi-transparent and control it's transparency,...
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artifacts during compositing using shadow catcher and denoise

I am using Cycles with denoising and filmic Color in Blender 2.79b, the compositing is done in Nuke 11.1v2 non commercial. The renderings are 32 bit linear EXR. The shadow catcher is a large ...
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How to block alpha in the image editor

In the 3d view i can paint with the alpha blocked, but when i paint in the image editor the alpha is afected even if i click on the color (not color+alpha) option. How can i avoid painting over the ...
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How can I create feathered edges on a circle?

I have a circle mesh that I'd like to be opaque for most of its surface, but slowly fade to transparency at the edges. My current node setup is this: But my result is a mostly transparent circle that ...
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See through model in BGE

I am making a sort of Sonic Game, and I have a rigged sonic model. It looks fine in edit, object, and pose mode but when I try to test it, it looks like this. Why does this happen?
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How to bake hair cards with a transparency texture applied onto a new plane

So I have a whole bunch of feathers on textured hair cards and what I'm looking to do is bake those down onto another plane to save a bunch of polygons. However when I do this I get outline of the ...
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Chroma Key function [duplicate]

Is there a chroma key function in Blender? This would not only make an object with the chroma key color invisible (alpha = zero), but also any (part of an) object that happens to be behind the chroma ...
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Correctly mapping hair textures to a model

I am just starting to get my feet wet in the world of Blender, and I am having trouble accurately deciphering and applying the types of files within my first model. I have searched the web and a ...
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Why is my alpha texture repeating as a triangle shape?

I've been designing a 3D intro where a logo, split up into 64 squares, comes out of the bottom smoothly. I used an online tool to split up my logo into 64 squares. For example, is the top left ...
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How to export dae with fresnel?

I'm currently working for a project that runs under openGL. If i export it to collada file (.dae) the fresnel is not added to .dae file. NOTE : Render engine is blender render.
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Add reflection to transparent cycles material

I'm fairly new to Blender (V2.79) so a little help will be greatly appreciated. Please see attached image as reference. I'm trying to get the same shine/light reflection (C) on my transparent plastic (...
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Object Transparency is not working on the principled bsdf

can someone help me? i can't make my object transparent and i have alpha image, and translucency and i don't know where to put it... i'm using cycle blender 2.79b i didn't connect the translucency ...
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Texture alpha is white in render mode

I have ticked "Use Alpha" with "Straight" option in texture and "Transparency" in material. However in render mode & material mode transparency is always white. In texture mode, transparency ...
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How Do You Make Edges Not Appear In Render?

Working on an animation and so I started noticing these white lines at the edges even though I set it so that part of the texture is invisible. So, no biggy I thought and went to render and for some ...
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why is the out-put white , with transparent settings

Why is the blender out-pu ( in the tmp folder ) a picture with white backround, but the settings are transparent. The film is set to transparent, and it´s a png with rgba channel ,but the out-put of ...
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Dark reflections on glass [duplicate]

I have a building with a lot of glass, when i render i get this. The reflection on the glass its awfull. I have a proper HDRI, and tried to just place lights and same result. Some idea?
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How to apply a transparent texture [duplicate]

I have a transparent texture and I can't figure out how to apply that transparency to the object. As you can see, the texture in the bottom right is transparent in places and solid in others. But in ...