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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Text with Transparent BSDF and Black Diffuse BDSF not fully transparent

I spent the entire day trying to figure this one out. I'm using cycles. I'm trying to make subtitles for a video. The reason I'm using blender for this is because I have to hide previous subtitles ...
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How to animate translucency of a material per object individually?

I want to create a video with animated text in Blender 2.8 (beta). I have 3 words (individual text objects) of which the locations are animated with keyframes. They slide in next to each other. As ...
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Can I cut out the texture part of an object?

Hello to all members of this forum 👋 Project: I am currently working on the clothes of my character model. The cloth object is just a duplication of the body object with a transparent material (...
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Transparency problem

I have two layers of geometry for the eyes: The top one for the eyelids and the bottom one for pupils. This is what it looks like without the 2nd layer: And this is what it looks like with both ...
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Rendering issue (JPEG artifact on characters mouth/non-transparent background) how do I fix this?

I am rendering a Roblox character in Blender to make a GFX. I seem to be continuously running into this issue, no matter how many times I re-render the image. How do I fix this?
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Why does my transparent png have artifacts around it?

I'm trying to project an image onto an object using UV mapping and an Image Texture node. The png I am using is transparent, but when it's projected onto the object there are places where it is not. ...
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Why is alpha socket empty in fire sim?

None of these Greater Than nodes are working with fire sim, because Alpha socket is empty both in RGBA node and RenderLayer pass. The only way to see "alpha channel" is to uncheck Use Alpha in Viewer ...
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Blender 2.8 EVEE transparency in Alpha Blend mode

I know Blender 2.8 and EVEE is still in development, but I have strange transparency behavior while using Alpha Blend mode on texture. When I move view or camera textured object with Alpha blend mode ...
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Transparent object create opaque alpha channel. How do you get transparent objects over a transparent background?

I have a transparent object that I am rendering without any sort of background, ie film is set to "transparent." Rather than have slightly transparent pixels, the alpha channel is black and white, no ...
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How to adjust transparency of alpha channel on a png image, without completely making it vanish?

I don't know if I am making myself clear, but the logo should still be visible, but the background removed. Lastly, I would want to make the logo itself transparent, if possible, how do I accomplish ...
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using normals and roughness maps on an alpha masked leaf

So i have a png of a leaf along with its normal and roughness maps that i got off of poliigon. ive got the leaf texture to work with the transparency, issue is how do i use the normal and roughness ...
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How to use alpha Textures in Blender

Is it possible to use Alpha texture in Blender. If yes then how can i use it. A guy made this using alpha Texture in Substance painter. So is it possible to make ornamental design using Alpha texture ...
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Monster dripping saliva

How can I make dripping saliva like this http://www.goodwp.com/images/201312/goodwp.com_30490.jpg I tried applying cloth physics to a plane, came out meh https://pasteboard.co/HAZwkw7.png . Maybe it's ...
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Trasparency is not correct

I am making a short clip of tracking and then making 3d object injected in it. I want to make series of png of 3d object then combining my original footage and that 3d object. The problem is when it ...
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How can I have the shadow catcher cast a shadow while still having a white background with filmic color management?

for my project I have an object on a shadow catcher ground-plane. Now I want to render my object only that casts a shadow onto the ground. The object shall be on a white background while still being ...
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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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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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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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Green screening in Compositor

I am trying to remove the the green background from a video clip and every clip that I remove the green from makes part of the non-green object see-through. Anybody have a easy solution to fix this? ...
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Disappearance of mirrored object?

i lost half part of my character which was mirrored earlier? How can i bring it back? i have done quite well in modelling of head and arms and some parts of legs too.Yet when i m proceeding with the ...
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Blender Won't Render Transparent Images Properly

So I'm new to blender, only been using it for a week. I've looked up a lot of tutorials and I'm trying to figure out how to make animations with it. Currently I have something set up like this: The ...
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Atmosphere and alpha chanel

I have 2 planes with a png texture and alpha channel, I also have a atmosphere effect by sun light. When I see it in rendered viewport shading its ok, but when I really render the composition the ...
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How to control the transparency of the center of the object?

Here is the material of the object and the object however when I look through it other objects appears, they should not be visible, this happens because the transparency blending has to be high enough ...
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I get an error with a object when I try to make it transparent

I made a hat that would later end up in a later scene. so I made it transparent until the scene But somehow its messed up when I made it transparent. I get a big black blob from the hat I removed ...
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Gray edge at the edges of texture when using alpha transparency

I try to make a tree model and apply alpha on the leaves, but somehow the shadow of the leaves form some sort of transparent masking like the image shown, what is causing the problem?
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White borders on semi-transparent hair/eyelashes in material view

I added hair and eyelashes textures to my character. They are PNG images and are partially transparent. I got white borders on the edges, but they appear only in Material view. If I switch to Rendered ...
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Hiding the Active Movie Clip in a camera track?

Does anyone know how to hide an active movie clip but still keep the motion of the clip for the camera? Or is there a way to copy and paster the cameras path? Or create key frames for the camera path? ...
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Cycles: Front plane's alpha pixels getting 'canceled' by rear plane's alpha pixels

I am rendering a scene with three planes that all have emission shaders. Farthest from the camera is the room plane (#1) with a movie texture, close to the camera is the face plane (#2) that has an ...
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Alpha aliasing issue when object is not selected

I seem to be having an odd issue but it only happens when an object (with material that has alpha) is not selected and I assume it's only affecting the viewport. I have 2 objects, an eye and the eye ...
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smoothing a curved glass to avoid a black rendering

I'm getting a common black rendering for a curved window. Using a subsurf helps a lot to fix it but I'm loosing then the sharp edges on the periphery. Any suggestion to smooth the glass with no ...
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Add inner density to translucent material

I'm trying to create this underwater pond scene. Here is the reference: As you can see, because the plants are a little translucent, the light shines through and we can see their cores. How can I ...
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transparent materials Issue

I've been trying to solve this problem for several days now and have had no luck. I simply can't get an even level of transparency on a material and this applies to all models i've imported and any ...
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Rendering eyelashes with UV mapped texture

I have 4 meshes for eyelashes on a head model. I have an eyelash image texture with the typical white alpha layer mask. How do I get Blender to render the eyelashes so they look like eyelashes ...
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Textures appear too dark in render

This is imported from World of Warcraft, and the first thing I noticed when applying materials was that some textures had some transparency even though they probably shouldn't. In material view these ...
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How to disable a material from writing to the z-buffer

I want a particular material on my mesh to be transparent and not write to the z-buffer so that other parts of the same mesh can be seen through the material. Here's a quick idea of the problem: ...
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Glass is white, independent the light

hello i have this crystal, and is white rather transparent.Do you have any clues? My final result,want to be like this: now a changed my materials, i use two different materials,the first is the ...
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How to alpha mask a texture only when the object is behind other objects?

I have an animated object (A) that goes behind other objects (B) and has it's own render layer. All my objects are actually textures mapped on planes (i use blender as a replacement of after effects),...
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Grain on transparent edges after applying external edit in paint mode

When I use external edit feature to hide seams on my textures I get some really weird noise on the edges of the fragment, which covers the seam part (the way I do it in Photoshop is to create a new ...
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White pixels around objects rendered with 2D Background

I'm new to Blender and have been trying to render objects against a 2D background using a shadow catching method posted by Andrew Price. Here's a link to the screenshot of the node structure (Node ...
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not rendering alpha chanel as seen in the composite note

What I want to do is simply to render a green screen video clip as an alpha file on top of an image. Everything looks good in the compositing mode. Problem is: Blender does not render what is shown in ...
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Parts of the texture are showing as semitranslucent in render mode

I was wondering if I could get some help with a problem I've been recently having, when I try to create a Image Render of some grass for a course that I've been working on, it ends up looking like ...
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Open GL render active viewport: Sky color disappeared

I have got a sky color as well as a texture set, but since some time the viewport render only shows a transparent or black area behind all objects. I use game engine, but blender render does the same. ...
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Can the 3D viewport display animated, textured material alpha)?

Is there a way to make the viewport reflect an animated alpha of a texture (not material)? I create a texture with Z-transaprency and Alpha set to 0. I create a png texture that has transaprent parts ...
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How to export object with transparency from Blender Internal?

I'm making a photo frame with glass on top of a emissive photo material. I get the desired output when I render. But when I export it as fbx or obj there is no transparency of glass neither is the ...
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Inverted transparency on COLLADA export

I have a model that has a few objects with transparent materials. On exporting to COLLADA I noticed that the transparency appears inverted when viewing the file with other tools (so far I have tried ...
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Can I see Image Plane Transparency in Viewport OpenGL?

I'd like to see my image planes with the correct transparency in the viewport but currently I always see the whole image plane. Is there a setting that will allow me to see the image "cutout"?
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Diffuse bake alpha

It's simpe. I have a plane. On that plane is a texture of a leaf with alpha transparency. Works when I render/switch to rendered preview. Now I want to bake that image of a leaf to another plane, so I ...
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How do I make a material with transparency have a foggy illusion?

I have a material for all glass in my scene, and it is transparent. Can I add "fog" to the material to give the illusion that it is cold out? This scene is in Blender Render.
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2.8 Solid view turn off transparency?

I am trying to figure out how to disable transparency in solid view. I can disable it in LookDev via the node editor, but not sure in Solid... The transparent surfaces are sitting on top of ...
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Object as transparent mask in Blender 2.8 Workbench engine

I want to archive this effect: Create invisibility cloak alpha mask material But I can't find the option for transparent mask in the material tab in Blender 2.8's workbench engine. I can make the ...

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