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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PNG Image - Black only when in front of other objects [duplicate]

I hope you can help me. I am trying to render a PNG image in front of other objects. I have my png image into the principled bsdf and the alpha to the alpha. my blend mode is set to alpha clip. I have ...
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Problem applying alpha on my model face in cycles

I have a problem when applying a blood texture with alpha on my model face. There is blackness but my alpha is proper. Can anyone help me?
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Transparent BSDF acting weirdly

Here's my mesh: I was trying to make the faces with inverted normals of the mesh transparent with this: It works perfectly most of the time, but when I put another object in the hole that clips ...
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Transparent objects not truly transparent in viewport in versions >=2.83

I've noticed that in Blender 2.83 (and newer) transparent objects in the viewport are not fully transparent in a sense that they: Obscure particle objects inside and behind them Wireframe of objects ...
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Blender Video Editor - Alpha Webm (vp8a and vp9a tried already) over another webm

I have checked and the video stream is formed with alpha channel, and the blend is correctly set to alpha over, but I keep getting black backgrounds. Is there a trick to this? I have the raw png ...
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Transparent texture becomes black when exported to FBX [duplicate]

I created a plane and added an PNG that included some transparent part as texture to the plane. Then added some shader node to make the transparent part transparent following this tutorial: Add a ...
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How to make textures transparent?

I am working on a candy package, I am using a PNG for the alpha, but it looks like light does not penetrate the package. How can I fix this and make sure the objects inside the bag receive light like ...
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Transparent Fac showing black in Render

I run randomly mid in my work to a problem, where i don't know the cause of. In the Viewpoint shading it works like it should: If the Fac is on 1(with Transparent BSDF) it is hidden, but after a while,...
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How do I crate a plane(or object) that is invisible but can catch light(cycles)?

So I have went through alot of Answers and Questions about this, but could not really find a desired solution. I currently have a Particle Emitter creating Light on a plane in my scene. However, I ...
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Glass material is looking metallic

I am using Blender 3.3 on Windows 10 with NVidia graphics. I wanted to make a transparent glass metarial in cycles which will look real, but whatever I am doing, the transmission is not working. Is ...
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Alpha-blend image doesn't render when using a transparent background eevee

I have an image that I array along the Z-axis of a circle many times to form a trail. To do this, I have to set the image to alpha-blend. However, I also need the background to be transparent in the ...
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Multiple levels of transparency in Eevee not working?

Think of a simple setup with three nested cubes - an outer, a middle, and an inner cube. They all get some simple material with the "Principled BSDF" shader. In the Cycles render engine you ...
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How do I render transparency with Cycles/Clo3d

I have been stuck with this issue for some time. I use an object as hair that I export from blender into Clo to render. Basically, the object has parts of its texture that is transparent and I can't ...
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Why does animating plane with alpha in cycles leads to black fragments and noise? [duplicate]

I'm trying to animate a creature with hair cards, to fade in and out. So i want all the haircards to be invisible then become visible and start glowing, but whenver I am trying to render it, the alpha ...
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Im trying to export my render transparent with glare but it doesnt work [duplicate]

This is what i want it to look like but this is what im getting... how can i get it to export how it looks in compositing?
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Why do some objects appear transparent?

Sometimes the objects I create, in this case, a plane that I filled from vertices, appear transparent. When I create them again from scratch, they don't. Does anyone know why this would be? ...
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Hair is opaque when rendered

I followed the tutorial to learn how to create low poly hair, but in cycles, the alpha part of the hair will be displayed as black because of the overlay. So I searched and found that the solution is ...
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Rendering only a single mesh in an environment and having everything else (behind it & overlapping it) masked out/transparent

I have a completed scene in which I wish to render all the animated characters separately from the stationary environment, with everything but the characters being transparent (including everything ...
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Apply independent transparent color overlay to material

I'm new to Blender, not sure if this is possible: I want to create a material that has a base color, plus a black overlay with alpha=25%. The goal is to be able to manipulate the base color of the ...
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How to use an object to mask objects only in collection?

I reviewed How to use an object to mask out other objects in 3.0? post. I'm working in 2D animation, however, this method masks the entire scene. Is there a way to mask only the objects in a ...
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Inside of Glass dark

The sand inside the glass and the sand outside are the same material, but the ones inside are darker. Light Paths settings are all turned up Max Bounces total : 802 glossy : 478 Transparency : 441 ...
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Transparency bug and shading issues with a new project in Blender 2.80

I wasn't using blender for a while and I'm quite beginner so don't know what to do and where to ask. Even when I run a new project I have some issues with object transparency. The same with my old ...
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Why does a black base color make this material transparent?

I'm having a problem while making a material. Basically, in this model there is a layer below the beard where a base color+alpha texture gives the impression of more hair. For some reason, if the base ...
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Transparent Material - so that you can't see what's next object through it - Similar with green screen

I am wonder if it possible in blender (cycles) to create an "fake" transparent material, so that you can't see what's next object through it and what you will be see is only transparent (...
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Problem with rendered output files [duplicate]

I have a problem with transparent emmisive objects in render. I tried a lot of settings. Nothing is helped so far... Eevee or Cycles - doesn't matter. The same result. What am I missing? Maybe there ...
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Best RGBA video rendering for windows 10 please

I'm trying to render a transparent alpha as a video, what is the best settings for blender 3.1 . I use PNGs image sequence, but a video would be better for my working. Thanks
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How to save transparent and originals colors of images in render?

In blender i chose 'color management' - standard. I used Eevee Then added "images as planes". Images have transparent parts, so i used principled BSDF with alpha. But in the render, images ...
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Strange black shapes appear when camera/user perspective is lowered?

thanks in advance for any help... am a bit stumped by this one. I have a theatre scene with some alpha PNG pictures of people in the audience (some of which are also alpha videos of moving people - ...
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Part of transparency doesn't appear

I have a progblem wih rendering in transparency - I have a transparent field tiecked in Film, and when I render my texture looks like that (2 photo) when I moved the png file to phooshop - it changes ...
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Making transparency sort errors visible on Blender 2.8+

I am currently having trouble of making transparency sort errors visible in Blender 2.8+ (I am using Blender 2.93 to be exact). Let me further explain my situation. In blender 2.79 you had the option ...
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Blender doesn't know that the black part of the texture should be alpha clipped

I made a branch that has some leaves. They're in a rectangular shape, so I'll have to use alpha clip to cut out whatever is black. I enabled alpha clipping on the material, but it didn't work. I then ...
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Indirect lighting transparency issue

I've been experimenting with indirect lighting in Eevee for the first time but i'm running into problems with transparent objects in my scene. I have a window which i've added using Archimesh. My hdri ...
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Textured Grease Pencil stroke shows World Surface Color as a white outline where transparency should exist?

Around the soft edges of the textured grease pencil object stroke, it appears the transparency of the object is affecting other objects which gives it an outline of the World Surface Color. Changing ...
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I want to export Glass

I made some architecture and there are glasses of course. And I want to export my architecture asset. I tried every format and found that fbx or gltf can export my asset as own state. But If I export ...
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When viewing a transparent texture through another transparent texture it causes a darkening of the one behind it

When viewing a transparent texture through another transparent texture it causes a darkening of the one behind it. I am using cycles. In eevee the problem does not occur. What would be the problem?
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Glass in eevee remains grey

I'm making a glass flask and I've stolen multiple different node setups from different tutorials online, yet all my glassware either remains partially opaque, or it looks like the transparent glass ...
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Alpha texture casts entire shadow even on alpha hashed mode

I'm using alpha hashed, but it still casts the shadow of the entire mesh when I make grass, and it results in big, ugly, black box shadows. How do I fix this? (Floating grass for reference that the ...
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Retro sega saturn transparency effect

Is there some way to apply some checkerboard-like transparency effect to 3D mesh similar to this? It's like having a textured mesh but every other pixel is transparent. And if possible, stay the same ...
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Strange shadows appearing between transparent objects

Alright, so first off I will say that I am very new to Blender and only started using it a few days ago, so if you want more information or have any solution explain it to my like I am 5 years old. ...
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Image Texture with opacity map over another material

I am trying to get an image texture with an opacity map to appear over another texture, but I am having some trouble getting the base material to show under the texture I am attempting to apply. I am ...
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Can I animate an object to move behind a transparent image plane and be invisible?

I have a small simple animated scene. I have a transparent image plane so the background still shows through with an illustrated graphic, but there is an object that I would like to have move behind ...
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Images rendered with transparent objects on transparent background don't show correctly when saved on PNG

I rendered an image with several transparent objects. It appears correctly in the rendering window but several mistakes happens when the PNG is opened in preview and in Photoshop or Affinity. However ...
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object transparent in render

an object in my scene (actually multiple) are all transparent in render. this is because of the transmission box i have unchecked in the object properties tab i have the box checked in order to not ...
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Help me Understand What is Happening with my Transparency?

I need help understanding what is happening with my transparency of the object in these photos, below Following this tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2cFVVotcs8), I'm trying to make a wood ...
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How do I make a png show up on a material? [duplicate]

I thought this would be simple. It really should be, but for some reason when I add an image texture to the material it barely shows up. You can't even see the "You" and you can barely see ...
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Missing faces on a exported model when using transparency

I've come upon a problem I can't resolve. It happened to me once before, but I can't remember how I handled it. I've created a wine glass model in Blender - low and highpoly meshes, unwrapped it, then ...
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Hair mesh shader issue [duplicate]

I'm new to blender trying to import some hair meshes. I'd be grateful if someone could explain why the transparencies look fine in mat preview and eevee but not cycles, and how to fix this. Here is ...
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Cycles black artifacts on transparent materials

so I am experimenting with Minecraft Grass models and I notice on the grass models that there are black artifacts when in rendered view. There are no overlapping faces or double vertices, but there is ...
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shader add transparency to black area

I have made a shader in blender and would like any black area to be transparent. I am relatively new to blender so forgive me if this question is ignorant. Here is a screenshot of my workflow: How ...
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Transparent background with compositing not working

I'm new in blender, thanks for the patience. Abstract: I have this simple volume shader I applied into this object (Images below), and I want to make a simple white colored background with composer. (...

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