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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Blender Eeve: transparent texture

How could I put put a node with a transparent texture coming from a picture? I don't want any reflexion, just display a normal image.
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Blender 2.9 Cycles: Render issue with Alpha Masked Leaves on Trees

I recently purchased some tree models from Globe Plants specifically for Blender Cycles Render. I'm hoping to get a response from them directly but thought I'd ask if anyone else knew what was ...
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Shader set to Alpha Blend - Possible to override this for output in “Normal” layer

I might be going about this the wrong way, but here's the issue: I'm rendering a 3D model to animated sprites, including the normal layer (which I'll use for lighting). I've set up a shader, which ...
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Different objects, same material, animating alpha independently

In eevee, I would like a number of text labels to fade in and out of the scene at different times during the animation. I know that after setting the material's blend mode to "Alpha Blend", ...
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Rendering RGBA height and normal map with Cycles

I have a Landscape terrain model, and I'd like to generate a 4-channel image with the normal in rgb, and a height in alpha. The height can either be normalized or not. I'm using the Cycles renderer to ...
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Material Alpha Blend: Blending issue

Hello Guys This is my first model and having hard time to follow tutorial that was made on older versions of the Blender. Now I use 2.9 version which shows some weird behavior couldn't find the answer....
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Strange Shading Behind Transparent Material

I have a transparent cylinder casing around a row of shorter cylinders (see pic). In cycles, there are random spots with really weird shading as you'll see in pic. However, when I hide the transparent ...
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Can multiple layer transparency be done in cycles for a single object?

I noticed that inside of the viewport display options for the object that they resemble the settings for Eevee render. I am trying to get the effect of unchecking this option inside of Eevee to look ...
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Converting an image sequence with an alpha channel to video and keeping the transparency [duplicate]

I've checked the related questions, but the last similar question was asked 7 years ago. I haven't done video editing before (so please treat me as a noob in this field), and wasn't doing 3D art back ...
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How do I solve the problem of black surface forming on an object with 0 alpha transparency adjusted in cycle mode? [duplicate]

In order to give the effect of disappearing the product through video, i made the alpha 0 in the cycle mode to give transparency. When I proceed the rendering, it's not completely transparent also ...
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Glass rendering black in Cycles

Still very fresh to Blender. I need the glass window to be transparent in this scene, as I have a light source outside and the light should come through the window. The window of the cupboard in the ...
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I want to make my glass transparent and reflective

I using Blender 2.9 with Cycles render. I want make a texture glass with a transparent and reflective, but I can't make it work. I search with google, but I only found a no texture tutorial.
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Rendering multiple layers, missing background

I'm hoping this should be a pretty straightforward question. I need to have the purple be the color of the background, not a film overlaying the architecture. What am I doing wrong?
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A part of my model goes transparent when I click the Toggle X Ray Button

I’m making a model for a game, and I’m not sure what happened, but when I click on the “Toggle X-Ray button, one half of the neck is transparent. I click on the neck and the one section I’m talking ...
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How can I add chromatic aberration to an image with transparent background correctly in the compositor?

I rendered a png image with transparent sky (i used the transparency option in film to hide the hdri) because i want to add a custom sky later on in gimp so i can tweek its colors separately. The ...
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Opacity for reference image not working

Currently trying to do some modeling using reference images, and found out that in my current blender install (2.90.1) for some reason the image transparency does not work. I'm modifying the ...
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How to get translucency in parts of skin material?

Alright, Ive watched more complex skin material tutorials for 2.8 but want to know the simplest way to go about this given my skin setup - Ive painted the base material and normals for my skin ...
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How to render video transparency or with transparent background [duplicate]

so, I have my video image sequence with transparency, now I want to turn it into a video transparency just as the image but when is rendered appears with a black background. I have already tried ...
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Why same alpha map is not working for different material?

I am using a texture for cutout of footprints. As u can see in the picture, the magenta one's are cutout perfectly, but the violet one's are not working. both objects are using similar materia l ...
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Texture Transparency Showing Black

I'm attempting to import a model but the transparency of all the textures is showing as an opaque black. I've tried to change the blend mode to "Alpha Blend" but that hasn't worked for me. ...
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Outline shader transparency problem

I'm trying to get an outline shader to work in Blender 2.8/2.9 but the results are not like expected. After I tried it several times on my own, I followed this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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Second image is cropping the backplate!

Hello my fellow blenders. I was playing around with adding decals with the shader editor/nodes but I stumbled upon a problem where the mask of the 2. image is also masking everything outside the image....
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Game character UV map with Alpha Eyelashes

I am trying to add hair and eyelashes to my game character using transparency (Alphas). I was able to add eyelashes to the planes but I don't know how to make it work so that the eyelashes (and later ...
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Blender Eevee how to render Bloom effect when using transparent background

I need to render Bloom effect while using a transparent background, I need to save PNG sequence with RGBA, when I do this, the Bloom effect is being removed by the transparency since it falls outside ...
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What's wrong with alpha blend?

Alpha blend seems to result in the entire mesh being weirdly semi-transparent or something. In this object only the glass bottle has transparency yet the other components have this effect as well ...
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Transparency and motion vector

I rendered a semi-transparent sphere with two little spheres orbiting it. When I export motion vectors the sphere behind the big one doesn't render correctly when compositing since there is no motion ...
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Is there a way to make different HDRIs affect different objects in the same render?

I know how to make all reflections be one HDRI while everything else is a different HDRI but how could I have one HDRI affect one object's reflection while another HDRI affects a different object's ...
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Is premultiplied alpha in Blender Compositor BROKEN?

I'm rendering an explosion and adding glow in Blender compositor. I want to use it in a video editor later to composit the explosion on top of other footage. The premultiplied alpha should let me have ...
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What are anticipated use cases for Is Diffuse Ray (Light Path Node) in Eevee?

The Blender documentation says the following about the Light Path node support in Eevee: Eevee has no real concept of rays. But in order to ease the workflow between Cycles and Eevee some of the ...
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How do you keep parts from showing through the skin on a transparent character?

I'm currently making a character who will be mostly transparent. I've gotten the face done, but I have an issue. The teeth, eyes, and inner mouth are visible from behind. I want them to be hidden ...
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How to set the transparency of the mesh when rendering?

I have a mesh here, how to render it with alpha transparency. The following result looks a little strange. Similar problem can be solved by setting parameters in vedo.
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How to overlay one texture on another one? [duplicate]

Hi guys I have a problem. I want to project logo bumped texture on other shadder within the same material. But in the end my background material (concrete) becomes transparent (cus of alpha chanel of ...
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Weird Transparency when Rendering in Cycles

This is my first time rendering in Cycles since I just figured out how much nicer it looks with normal lighting, but I'm getting a weird transparency effect on the objects when the scene is rendered ...
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What happened with materials in eevee when linking?

I have this problem with the material in the eyes of characters linked to a scene. The scene that contains the linked characters shows this way when rendered with Cycles: When I change to eevee it is ...
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Creating a “magic goggles” effect

I would like to create a scene in which some simple objects make a simple scene, normally lighted, and with a transparent lens object looking through which some of the objects have an emitter material ...
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Why is my 360 render showing black areas where it should be transparent?

So I am using the VRRenderer.py script to successfully render 360 images in Eevee. It works well until I enable transparency on my background/sky(under film). The .png render has two areas that are ...
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Emission wont emit through black colour screen

I have a mesh plane which is a glass object, transmission and alpha all the way up, which means its 100% opaque. Whenever I use a lighter colour the emission shader goes through the glass, but when I ...
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How do i get rid of these white areas around the hair particles?

i have tried everything, from playing with alpha blend, messing with the light source, and even changing the light of the world. But the white wont go away. It only shows up when its in front of ...
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display tab not visible in texture paint

I want to lower the alpha of the image texture but the display tab is not visible, how to make it show up, or there is another way to lower the transparency of the brush?
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Transparency not working when using several textures

I downloaded this tree model to study by myself. But there is a black square around the leave and the flowers. The node setup is here When I make the tree with the tutorial, there is only one image ...
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TIFF alpha channel glows on edges

When I try to use an image that has an alpha channel, the image has glowing around the parts where there is transparency. Below are images to better explain my issue. Both are using the same image ...
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How do I turn off transparency in drop down windows?

Whenever I open a drop down menu, the window overlaps the screen underneath it, this causes texts to overlap and become difficult to read and know what I am clicking. I see other users of the program ...
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Eevee Glass Problems with Overlap and Alphas

im working on a 3D model of a car for my company, and the problem is that the windows (front, lateral, back, etc) of the main car have problems on export and in viewport. When you rotate the view ...
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Can I make my object semi-transparent by adding a PNG texture with alpha cnannel in EEvee?

Like it`s possible when Importing images as planes but I want it to work on non-flat object.
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Fill Letters converted to Mesh objects with top faces removed with objects

I am using Blender 2.90.0 on OS X Catalina I would like to fill up glass letters (letter object converted to mesh) with objects (actually spheres, but used a cube to test. I removed the top faces to ...
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Transparent geometries still affecting shading

The problem: I have some issues with some transparent objects generating something of a shadow onto my particle systems / surfaces. You can see this with the darker areas on each surface. For some ...
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Partially UVW Animated alpha mask for circuit board shader

It want a good old fashioned texture animation, not fade alpha, transparency etc. I need to animate a circuit board growing effect. I would take a circuit material, mask it with an alpha map and mask ...
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Can you define a mesh as the boundary between two materials?

In the donut tutorial, the glass of water doesn't work because the water object and glass object both define their own surfaces, and those surfaces aren't exactly the same, leaving a gap between them. ...
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Workflow for filling complex shapes with a 3D pattern

Currently for work I'm supposed to visualize honeycomb patterned cardboard filling in more complex shapes, and I'm struggling a lot with finding a good workflow for doing this. The first option I ...

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