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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I can't make a sphere blend, with transparency, with another (Earth - Clouds)

sorry for the noob question, but I'm following this tutorial and when comes the part to make the Earth appear "behind" the clouds, it doesn't work. I'm stuck at this for a while and I can use some ...
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Fade in/out Image in blender cycles

I am trying to fade in an image as a plane in blender. I've tried numerous variations and cannot get the image to be transparent. The closest I could find was this video but there are no FAC values ...
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Why isn't my PNG transparent? [duplicate]

This is the print of my screen. Already abled the Alpha chanel in the imported image. (the image is imported as a plane)
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Empty Image renders in front of transparent object

I am trying to model with a reference image in Blender 2.80. I want to see both the reference image and my mesh in a transparent overlay so nothing blocks anything else. I assigned a material to my ...
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(2.79) How do I make a plane transparent without making the texture transparent?

I want to make the plane with the texture transparent, but I don't want the texture to be transparent. to be clear, the texture is a png file with some parts being transparent, but I cannot figure out ...
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My mirror ball is not shading correctly - it looks too flat

I have a 32x32 UV sphere in blender. I have it set to "shade flat". What I want is each square face to be clearly defined and visible (like shading flat normally does). It looks basically correct in ...
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animation rendering: extrapolate previous frame on transparent areas of the next one

I have a sequence of frames, which I want to render to video. The first frame is fully non-transparent, and the next ones are border-rendered - they are partially transparent. And these transparent ...
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Alpha not working on reference image

I'm following this beginners course but and we should make the reference image transparent, but it doesn't do anything for me. Why is this happening?
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Blender 2.8 Eevee. Can't find Material Blend mode option

I am trying to get alpha leaves in a tree from an older file to work. All the tutorials say got to Material > Otions > Blend mode. And switch the Material's Blend mode to something other than Opaque. ...
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Transparency on OBJ after export - Why and how to stop it

I have a OBJ Rose which when popped into blender looks great. I'm trying to export each individual petal as its own OBJ to manipulate separately elsewhere. Every time I export each or even the whole ...
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Jagged edges on transparent png

Hey there just trying to render a transparent png from Blender 2.8 then import it into After Effects to use a Stroke Layer Style. When I do that though I get this jagged result... My setup is this......
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Can't texture paint on model while using alpha

Hello! Please, can anybody help me, I am stuck. So, here is the model and I wanted to paint over my base color using texture slot with alpha. The problem is I am not able to paint on my model, when I ...
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How to paint vertex alpha for use in Unreal/Unity or cycles

How can I paint vertex alpha in Blender 2.8 so it can be used either for Unreal/Unity or even for use in cycles renderings. And how can I see this in a viewport?
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Blender 2.8 Fading Image using Images as Planes? [duplicate]

Is there a way to fade your image using images as planes? I did a few online searches, I thought maybe it could be done using Nodes somehow? Didn't seem to find much related to version 2.8 for this ...
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Why my transparent object will cover the opaque objects overlapping it?

Although i know somebody has asked this kind of question already, he doesn't get a answer,and sorry for repost it, hoping someone could figure it out. Here's the problem. So I've got a transparent ...
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Problem with textures/faces

Sometimes one part of my model takes strange transparency and i dont know why. When i import model to unity it looks even more strange.
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Why does the eye look like that and how to solve it?

I'm using Eevee. I followed a tutorial to create an eye. It looks great from the front: Its side shows some weird circles (I know it might be due to the transparent lens but I don't know how to solve)...
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Where is transparent view in blender 2.81

So, in blender 2.8, you would jump to Transparent view by hitting z > 2. But in blender 2.81 beta, there's no such option and every build I get, there isn't either so it's not a bug.
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Empty spaces after load FBX to Spark AR

I'm trying to load a 3D model I made in Blender to Spark AR as FBX formatted file. After loading, some spaces of my model looks just empty. When I remove the material from Spark, the grey object ...
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Model looks weird in rendered view

I have modeled a googly eye and added a simple principled shader with full transmission but when I view it in rendered view, there is a weird black thing along it's edge. I have not encountered it ...
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Problem Alphas Help

Problems with alpha blending. displayed on the other side. Why is that?enter image description here
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Reflection-edge and pixels artifacts

How do I get rid of the double edges and pixel blobs in this image created with Blender? I used reflection and transparency to create the "membrane" with a glossy look; enhanced using multiple lights. ...
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Missing object in blender 2.80

but, after rendering it become like this i already check all the cameras on ray visiblity
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Eevee can't render shadows correctly with transparency?

Eevee now supports Movie Images, but I can't get it to handle transparency and the shadows 'not created' by transparency. I have a plane with a movie texture on it - a moving person, with ...
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Leftover space in material file generating black background

I am playing in my first session in Blender. I have successfully (for the most part) added two meshes to a rather simple cylinder. The first mesh is transparent and I have used shading to ensure the ...
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Transparent Cloth Shader [duplicate]

I hope u can help me out, I want to make a Ghost with this shader. Would be nice if someone can help
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Blender 2.8 Cycles - Winter landscape, weird artefacts in few of the cut-out trees [duplicate]

I come across an issue when rendering tree particles. All of my trees in the attached image are from the source tree. The source tree is free of alpha mask problems. As one can see, most of them show ...
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How to bake transparency/Alpha in Cycles?

I have two cubes in the scene. The larger cube is made transparent by decreasing the alpha value, and contains a solid red cube inside. As seen in the picture above, the transparency works fine in ...
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Blender 2.8 PNG image for material not showing transparency

I know this has been asked a ton, but i cannot seem to find the answer. Basically, I am importing an OBJ with an mtl file. The colors of my model all show up correctly, however, I have an logo (.png w/...
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Strugging to render my fire animation with Alpha/Transparency correctly

i've made a little fire animation using the particle system that i'm happy with, but i'm really struggling to output it correctly as a 4second .Mov with alpha/transparency enabled so i can import it ...
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Compositing a transparent helmet

A reference for what I'm going for. Trying to composite a helmet similar to what is seen below but onto a photo of a dog. Here is my background plate. I'm having a difficult time making it look like ...
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Need help with Alpha Transparency

In the attached image there is a alpha texture which is used on that kitchen asset (forgot name :p) and it occupies that whole layer, i want to use the material in a way where the area excepting alpha ...
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2.8 Duplicated transparent images render with black backgrounds [duplicate]

I import an image with transparency, it works when I render it. I duplicate that image with transparency a few times, new duplicates render with black background, original import still renders with ...
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Blender 2.8 Leaf Transparency Issue, with Eevee [duplicate]

Somehow i'm not being able to pull this off. I've tried searching on google for solutions but couldn't find it. I thought the setup was quite simple, but it don't seem to work properly. If you ...
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Items are invisible when they are created

I'm posting this for a friend. We are using blender 2.81 While doing the dount tutorial from Blender guru at the end of level one he couldn't move the object anymore. After reloading the program the ...
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Fading Text In and Out - Video Sequence Editor

I'm having difficulty getting text in my video to fade in and out. Currently, if I add text, it simply pops up without any transition. I've attempted doing something similar to fading video clips in ...
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Holdout Layer not using AlphaMaps in Blender 2.8

It seems that the HoldOut Option in Blender 2.8 does not use alphaMaps with transparency to create a proper holdout ? can somebody confirm this or do I have to tick some option to get this to work ? ...
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Blender 2.8 Cycles Importing Image as Plane isn't transparent

I'm importing a logo image as a Plane and putting it on top of an object: However, the image appears with the checkered pattern behind the image - not the actual Blender object ... which defeats the ...
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How do I fix weird wireframe mode reference image opacity?

during wireframe mode, the image should be see through right? But I probably clicked something then the image is now not see through (see image below)... How do I fix this?
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How do i make my glasses look realistic?

I've been stuck for quite a while, it just looks wrong you can surely tell, if some1 could help me i would appriciate it, srry if i do or say smomething wrong, I don'w know exactly how this forum ...
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Blend mode not available

I am trying to create a transparent material, but it still doesn't appear so. I think it's because the blend mode is set to opaque, but I can't change it. In the material settings I can only see ...
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How to use texture alpha with Eevee?

In blender 2.79 I was able to create textures with and alpha channel and use them to make partially transparent materials. I'm trying to figure out how to do the same thing in 2.8. Some online ...
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Texture transparency problem when exporting collada file

I seem to be having problems with my dae objects. I have some space farms and the transparency on the glass is just made using a texture. It looks fine when rendered in blender: But it's for an iOS ...
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How do implement the effect of blur on transparent materials?

I'm trying to create a blur effect when a clear light passes through a transparent material. Here's a quick summary of the picture: And when an object is close to a transparent material, it should be ...
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RenderImage without background

Maybe I'm ovelooking something, but as of right now I'm not sure what it is. I tracked a scene, and then successfully set up a tracking scene. I then added my mesh to the scene, but now when I render ...
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Can't see through BSDF principled/glass 2.8

High risk this question was asked a billion times and I am just too stupid to find the correct answer, so apologiez. I am trying to create a drinking glass, the inside faces are colored red to ...
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Overlap unwrapped texture with transparent image

I'm working on a briefcase and want to make it look like a thread has been woven into it. However the only result I can get is based on the already unwrapped texture. How do I simply overlay, and ...
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Eevee transparent glass on transparent background?

Ok, in 2.8 eevee I have "Transparent" checked on film tab, my material settings follow all listed here https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&...
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Transparent material turns black when unselected

When I select eyebrows it looks good, the material is transparent. But when I deselect eyebrows it turns dark. Why?
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How to layer movie clips with black backgrounds in compositor?

I am using Blender 2.76. I want to layer this movie clip: over this one: So far this is what I have: using this set of nodes: I set "Dilate/Erode" to -100 to achieve this effect. The ...