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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Renders appearing transparent

I've been trying to render an image using Eevee, it looks fine from the camera in the viewport. When I go to render the image it appears faded by default in the 'colour and alpha' setting Or when I ...
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How can I create a geometry from a keyed part of a video?

I keyed out two characters in a shot. Now I need to create a geometry from their exact movements. How do I do that?
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Why are some alpha channel images of exported png frame sequence distorted?

I have keyed a video clip of a man in front of a green screen and exported it as alpha png image sequence. Some images / frames are very distorted? MY pc's specs: i7, 16G ram, 4G graphics card, SSD ...
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Why do these particles generated by png images have a black background?

the instance object is look great. but the particle is black I tried to tune light paths → total and transparent to 24 even 1024,its look better but still black This is the render setup and ...
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Eevee rendering noise with MToon transparent material

Blender 3.1.2 I have a VRM model I've imported into Blender. Both in the viewfinder and rendering view the glasses of the model have distinct noise. It is not a texture issue, the texture file does ...
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Can't Export GLTF with alpha value animation

I have an object with a simple animation that just decrease the opacity from 1 to 0. I have created the animation using the keyframe, on frame 0 right click on alpha (value 1.0) and insertkeyframe, ...
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I've connected the alpha channel with a B&W texture, but certain black parts of the texture aren't appearing transparent [duplicate]

This is the texture that's connected to the alpha channel. The tips of the hair model are appearing black instead of transparent. This is the node setup. Also, the "transparent bounce count&...
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All Object Transparent with X-Ray Mode Off

My Current Project with opacity of the reference turned down even lower than the tutorial. A screencap from the tutorial showing that his is not transparent. I have been following a modeling tutorial ...
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Flipped normals are not displayed properly

After i recalculate all normals to face outside, and manually flip the ones that are not automatically flipped, so that all the model is blue, when exporting to Reality kit previewer some normals are ...
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Give transparent alpha images a flat colour

If i had a scene that included a transparent image mapped to a plane, let's say a leaf for example, and i wanted to remove all shading from that object and make it one flat colour, while also keeping ...
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Transparency with a Mirror

I made my background transparent to add a different background to it, I got to get the windows to show the transparency background as shown here But in my mirror, it shows a black background on the ...
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Mixing shaders causes unwanted transparency

I have a texture I got from the BlenderKit addon on which i'm trying to add some "droplets" using a Refraction BSDF node, however when I mix the original ...
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How do I make a transparent clip art image render identical to how it looks in the video editor?

I added a blue flare animation to a transparent video for a client. It renders exactly how it appears in the video editor when I render it in mp4 or .mov but when I try to render in rbga (using ...
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How can I render a model with backface culling with Cycles?

I created hologram shader and using it for the human head model. But the model has eye sockets and mouth bag, which is why I would like to use backface culling to hide them. Found some tutorials which ...
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How can I achieve this glass look?

So Im currently remaking a set of icons on Blender ( the originals were apparently made in C4D ) and I'm having trouble recreating the exact look they have. I'm attaching a screen of the original with ...
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How to make a material that is STRICTLY alpha channel (not transparent) [duplicate]

I have an 3D helmet I'm placing on a Live action head... I don't want to see the underside of the helmet (since the head exists under it, I shouldn't see the underside) ... Is there a way to make a ...
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Compositing shadow catcher + no background [duplicate]

I recently finished a big batch of renders I composed in Blender. Now the client wants the renders with transparent background. I thought It will be as easy as just changing the white color ...
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Is using a volume absorption shader on the world incompatible with transparent background renders?

I'm using Cycles in Blender 3.1.2. I'm trying to get the light volume effect over transparency for compositing later using a 2D program. The goal is to get the window and the light beams coming ...
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Mesh imports into Unity are see-through, normals and scale are fine

This is a terrain mesh I was working on last night, a very simple outline based on a plane that was subdivided. Normals are oriented correctly and scales applied. This is how it appears in Unity from ...
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alpha weirdness with volume

I have an image plane for my water, and the alpha isn't functioning with the volume properly for some reason; it appears darker, more reflecting, or something else. with volume: without volume: here ...
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Glass is not see through in EEVEE

I have these settings: Then I get this: To get rid of the gray parts, I recalculated normals for the cup but the result is the same. So I tried: The result is: I know the color is transparent, but ...
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Splatoon model resource ALB s not working

So for the past few days I've been working on a splatoon model, the first problem I ran into was the eyelid ALB s which has to be connected to the alpha channel, this however comes out black when in ...
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Glare alpha not saved to png file

I'm using the "glare" node in the compositing view, with a transparent background. The results in the blender image viewer look fine: (notice the blueish glare around the monkey, over a ...
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The object is transparent, when imported from FBX file [closed]

My downloaded object is transparent. How to fix it? The file https://i.stack.imgur.com/HCzzD.png
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Weird transparent after exported to glb [duplicate]

The transparent looks fine in blender but after exported to glb format and opened in 3d viewer. The tranparent effect doesn't look right after export to glb. Tried changing blend mode didn't help.
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transparency issue

im trying to make this show up as it does on the texture, but it isnt working as intended [ [ im just not entirely certain what to do to fix it, if any suggestions or help could be offered, that would ...
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Using a transparent object to displace other objects that go behind it

I want to make a transparent plane with an animated noise texture node that displaces anything that goes behind it in the viewport and render. Basically like a refractive window. I'm stuck on how to ...
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Transparency using layer weight and colorRamp

I am trying to create a colorful light beam similar to a laser (with a gradient in the middle) using ColorRamp, Mix Shader and Layer Weight. I would like to make this beam as much as possible ...
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Random transparent pixels in Cycles render

I'm using Blender 2.83 with Cycles. I want to render an object equipped with a material I previously created while working with EEVEE. It's a glass shader. Using Cycles (tried samples 10/32/128 with ...
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Filtering out a specific alpha range in a texture using nodes

I'm attempting to recreate the water texture effects used in various Nintendo games such as Super Mario Galaxy 2 using shader nodes on a single material. I've got the scrolling layered textures down, ...
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Alpha Volume Scatter Weirdness

I have a volume scatter box (which is fog) which has a principled volume shader on it. I then have this barrel with a png image in front of it, i enabled the alpha... however the volume scatter box is ...
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Fix the transparency of glass shader in cycle render

I've had glass shader transparency issues where there is a punched hole in the lens during cycle render, please answer my question right now. I've read a few questions regarding the cycle rendering ...
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Transperent rendered Videos dont recognised in other editors, how Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere or DaVinci Resolve [duplicate]

It concern videos with transperention, only. These are not recognised from other editors, if I deselect the transperency in renrering settings than it works. But I need the transperency. I tried all ...
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How To Model and Recreate This Practical Slime Effect

I've just dived into Blender over the last few weeks in order to gain some skills to solve a filmic problem. I of course did the Donut tutorial and really enjoyed the process. Here's my question: I ...
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How can I fix this alpha shadow issue?

I downloaded this model but, The feather results are not what I want. I prefer to use the cycles renderer and I have disabled the shadows of the objects. How do I get rid of those self-shadows?
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How to set individual Light Paths Max Bounces for Transparent?

In "Render Properties > Light Paths > Max Bounces", I can select all the passes I need for all the blend file. Is there a way to configure this for each individual object? For example:...
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Shader transparency not working correctly when using texture alpha to set the material albedo

I'm trying to make a semi-transparent texture for a car wheel. Here is the base texture I use: And here's my shader: Here's how it's supposed to work: it picks out the magenta pixels and uses the ...
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Disabling "Show Backface" en masse for a lot of meshes (Eevee)

I'm creating 3D renders in Blender Eevee using game models. However the imported models tend to have 300+ meshes, with a lot of them having broken transparency that is fixed by disabling "Show ...
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Subtract object in front of other objects to make it transparent on intersection [duplicate]

I am new to blender and tried searching for 2 days now how to solve this but I am unable to formulate my question properly to find an answer that was probably answered somewhere. I am aware that it ...
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Invisible material node tree?

so im making a fluid simulation where you see through an aquarium and i want to know how to make something like glass material, it has to be eevee engine though. "my pc is potato pc lol" me,...
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patchy transparent textures

for some reason some downloaded files come out looking like this. i've noticed it with some, but not all, mixamo fbx files. does this look familiar? any thoughts? Thanks!
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Mesh transparent until mirror modifier is applied

Mesh is transparent in solid preview, as well as in mat preview. It's only like that in edit mode and it disappears once mirror modifier is applied. It looks like this, so it's not x-ray mode (⎇ AltZ)...
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Shadow catcher with transparent background not working in render

Simple scene. cube floating above plane, and a light source. I have Shadow catcher turned on the plane, and in Film 'transparent' selected. can't see the shadow in viewport shading unless i am ...
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How To Render Clean Alpha Channel To Video

I'm working on rendering Logos and Lower 3rds for our company in Blender and So far the way I've gone about it is to render to frames and sequence them in Davinci Resolve. Obiously bringing it into ...
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Material viewport display glitches when using alpha less than 1

I modeled this eyeball and I wanted to make the cornea sligthly transparent. I never used this before but I thought I would use the viewport display color since it has an Alpha channel. But as soon as ...
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I can't turn hair mask (aplha) on my model invisible

I'm a total noob with the shaders for starters, and i'm unable to grasp how to make alpha (black part) invisible. I downloaded this model to play around and found myself unable to make his hair look ...
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Realistic LED light behind plastic

I am struggling with rendering a proper / credible appearance for an LED. I already got some help in the past with regards to the light not being visible (How to get LED light appearance right), and ...
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How can I make a translucent material that looks like this axolotl tail?

How can I achieve a material that looks like this thin, translucent, frosted flesh, like an axolotl tail?
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How do I make emission pass through something like it is underneath a cloth?

I'm working on a project for a client, where they have a panther model with a tarp or cloth over his head.. they want the eyes to glow red from underneath the tarp, but I haven't been able to figure ...
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Half-transparent object has dark shading on edges when using alpha blend

Eevee, Blender 3.0 I'm attempting to follow this tutorial about making fake light cones, however when doing so there's a dark outline near the outer edge of the light. It doesn't show when using other ...
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