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Align UV verticles into perfect circle

So i've been trying to align verticles inside UV editor into perfect circle without unwrapping, since doing so will break UV due to complexity of mesh...or rather, trying to find simple solution. I ...
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Object mode vs edit mode shows diferent size UV map while render or material view

i comed to this problem and nothing helped... i aplied scale of this object, i reunwraped that block again multiple times... i moved with points, recalculated normals, edge bevel, edge crease... shade ...
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Blender 2.79: How do I animate UV Maps?

So I'm working on a game in Unity, and it involves this character, Short Circuit. The eye texture you see here contains all of the expressions I made, and I'm thinking I'll animate them with the ...
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How to change Blender's default UV editing display

I'm new to blender but have experience with 3DS Max. Inside blender when you enter the UV editor, only the faces that are currently selected in Edit mode appear on the UV grid. What I would like is to ...
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Can't find nodes in node editor

I'm new to blender so forgive me for the noob question. I created a new material, but can't find it in the node editor, I tried to follow instruction from other posts in this forum but haven't found a ...
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what is this texture stretching caused from and how to fix it

As you can see in the picture. The plastic texture is stretching the closer it got to the corner, and the top is also stretching its own way and bending like a U shape. I pressed U and selected cube ...
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Help with baking [duplicate]

How do I bake these "colours"? When I follow a tutorial, the UV editor window where it shows what I bake ends up all black. I want to export this so I can use in Spark AR because materials ...
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Creating Pixel texture [duplicate]

I want to create pixel texture in pixel art software(aseprite) for my blender model, is it possible I export uv map and create pixel art from it and then import my pixel texture to blender? I'm new to ...
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How do you wrap large images to a 3D Body model to make large tattoos that span from different parts of the body (back to arms to legs etc)

I've been looking around at tutorials to use stencils for tattoos on body models and so on but I find if say, have a design of a koi and I want it to span a large portion of the back, leading down to ...
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How do I lock another UV layout?

In this image have two separate meshes selected in edit mode while in the UV-editor, The goal is to manually match up the unwrapped mesh with another. The one with the red dots is the mesh that's been ...
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Can I make a UV layout with this image?

I have saved this pre-unwrapped UV-layout from an existing texture in the UV-editor which I want to match up with a new head mesh that I'm unwrapping. Is there a way to automatically match this image ...
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Symmetry painting

Ok so I've been painting this model for a client, while also using symmetry. But for some reason texture image that contains color didn't mirror everything I did, even though on the viewport it ...
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Automaticly merge multiple frames from a camera projection into one

I have tracked my camera and recreated the scene mesh on which I am projecting the frame of the image sequence. If I step some frames back the camera "sees" something different. A different ...
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UV Editor Problem

.....Hi, guys! Today i've started doing the city by CG Geek's tutorial(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NW_djQS_N8U&t=590s). So the problem is on 10:17, when he choose "Cube Projection" ...
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UV Editor Not Displaying Selected Faces

While in Edit Mode, selecting the geometry in the 3D viewport doesn't cause the same selected geometry to show up in the UV Editor window. It's only when I begin modifying the selected UVs that the UV ...
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UV problem 'angle/area' problem + UV Sync problem

I just started learning about UV I have marked the seam for my mesh, and unwrapped it just fine, but when I do the image checkered test part the checkered pattern is super stretched. I checked the '...
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"Copy UV map" action for UV spheres

Faced an issue when tried to restore default auto-generated UV map for UV sphere. Created a new primitive mesh with good looking map and tried to copy it, but the result was super messy. Could ...
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All black rendering

Im new using the software and a lot of are things are being very difficult for me to understand .. I've already watched some tutorials of how to fix this problem but nothing seems to work the ...
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how can i unwrap my object without splitting it into multiple pieces?

If i unwrap it i want it to be one piece. How can i put all these pieces together to be one?
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How do I project an image onto a mesh and have it reflect in the unwrapped UV?

Probably best to give an example. I have an unwrapped UV mesh of a mug, which is in the form of islands which I do not want to change. I would like to project an image onto it which is visible as ...
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UV maps resetting on its own

I am having an issue with UV mapping ( Blender 2.83, needed for an export plugin) I have never encountered before in years of working with Blender. I unwrap a portion of a mesh, set the map where I ...
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Straightening UV-map from STEP file

I imported a .step file into blender (which perfecrtly with an add-on I have) but I'm having problems with straightening out the UV-map, which I need for some image textures. Is there any (quick) way ...
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Weird seams caused by bump map

I'm new to Blender and I'm trying to combine the head and body from two models I downloaded, the model I want to use the body for has separate textures, normal maps, roughness maps and specule maps ...
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How do I use face masks when texture painting on UV maps?

It shows the masked faces in the 2D view but it doesn't prevent me from painting over them.
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Creating a UV map from the face selection on a mesh

this is what my UV map and my mesh look like to get a woman's face. However, I would like to change my map and therefore modify the pixels of my UV map to obtain a new colouring of my face. More ...
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I'm having trouble unwrapping my mug for Blender Guru's tutorial

I'm trying to follow this tutorial here, and have gotten around to the 8:30 mark. Compared to how it's unwrapped in the tutorial, mine is completely off. How do I fix this, what's causing it to look ...
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Unwrap faces without effecting other faces?

I s it possible to unwrap certain faces without effecting other ones? I tried to pin them but pinning does not really help here.
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Mark seam on mirror modifier blender 2.93.1

when I made an object with mirror modifier, and then go to edit mode select the edges to make mark seam, I didn't see apply on the mirror modifier because I'm using blender 2.93.1 anyone can tell me ...
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UV image size affecting how the UV dimensions are shown

I don't know if it is a dumb question but it bothering me for some time. I create my 3D clothes at marvelous designer and when I import it to Blender the UV map is perfect in square size. But for me ...
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export png file embedded in blender files

I'm trying to make a model for unity. There is no problem with the model, but the textures of the model are embedded in the blender file. how can i parse this png file from blender file?
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UV Problems in Bender

I'm trying to map a LEGO Decal onto many faces at the same time Is there anyway to turn a UV map that looks something like this to this without manually tweaking every single vertex?
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2.93 - How to Align a diagonal UV seam for a repeating Texture?

Practicing UV today ran into this issue. Trying to make this roof texture match exactly on the corners as shown in the image on right. How to Align this diagonal UV seam for a repeating Texture? The ...
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uv project from view issue

As you can see, below are screenshots. The first one came from this video https://drive.google.com/file/d/1X9loKHE1Mi0N3oCKVxh5Eg6KV7S6s7km/view?usp=sharing and on the right side is the UV editor. So ...
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Texture painting doesn't work as intended for me

I've been following Grant Abbitt's Blunderbuss tutorial and have come to a part when he starts painting the mesh after unwrapping it. Now, in his case painting works as intended (streaks register onto ...
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How to properly apply an image sequence texture to an imported alembic file?

I've imported an alembic file of a fluid simulation from Houdini and am trying to apply a sequence of image textures (displacement maps that I have also exported from Houdini for the ocean spectrum, ...
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How to create empty normal map?

I want to create an empty normal map , how do i do it ? The reason is because i want to paint multiple other normal map into the empty normal map . I don't really understand how normal map works so i ...
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Blender how to create new image without color?

In blender , when creating new image , there is this option but i don't want color in it , i want a full transparent image because i gonna paint over it later and save it as png. How do i create new ...
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Combine PBR Textures to one image [duplicate]

So i know how to do bumps, spec, normal maps and so on. But looking for a solution to combine these PBR's in to a normal image, since i need the image with the 3D effect these maps gives an image, but ...
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UV map lost its mesh after painting it

I am new to UV unwrapping and I was hoping someone could help me out. Here is what I did. I used smartuv unwrapping and got a decent uv map. I then edited the map to remove overlapping vertices. I ...
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How to use image material together with shader?

Helo! I'm beginner in blender, i have a character with a cartoon stroke style shader and I would like to know how to use an image with it, I've already tried to insert an image with uv mapping, but ...
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UV Unwrapping problem, texture fits oddly

I'm very new to this, and I've had this problem with two totally different models. Why does the sideways texture continue past the seam? What I want is for the sideways texture to simply be in the top ...
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I selected Object in blender then press U on Keyboard But UV mapping Option is not appearing I also checked Preferences Key mapping Its set correctly [duplicate]

I selected Object in blender then press U on Keyboard But UV mapping Option is not appearing I also checked Preferences Key mapping Its set correctly
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Move selected face UVs specific amount while in 3d viewport

What I’d like to do is have a face selection in the 3d viewport (sometimes on multiple objects), click a hotkey and the selected face UVs get moved up one UV tile. I’m still relatively new to working ...
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wrong material showing - faces show different material altough they use the same material slot

I have an object with an image texture. somehow one of the faces is brighter than the other ones although every face uses the same image texture and the same material slot. it drives me crazy. can ...
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How can I improve UV unwrapping in Blender?

Primarily I am a Maya user and I need some help to understand blender's unwrapping tool. By default Blender unwrapping tool gives suboptimal results with a lot of stretches on the inflated areas: ...
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why is texture painting messing up so bad?

here's a video of what's going on. i thought i unwrapped it just fine, it's a really simple mesh so i don't get whats happening. i applied all transforms and tried to unwrap it differently and it ...
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Can't UV unwrap a simple bag

Hi I'm new to blender world. I have the following model which I'm trying to UV Unwrapping with Cylinder Protection. I think I've placed my seems correctly but I get following UV Image. Thanks!
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textures are not appearing on viewport (only color of my texture appearing)

Textures are not appearing on the viewport (only color of my texture appearing). My UV Edit: UV is looking like this my texture image is extremely small to my top. How to fix it?
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Need help with the seams on this leather couch I'm working on

So I'm following this tutorial and I'm having major difficulties with the seams. I was able to get them working on the back and side cushions, but the seat cushions are not cooperating with me. I'm ...
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Painted textures not visible anymore

So I created some objects, UV unwrapped and projected them, painted on their textures and everything seemed fine. They were rendering and everything. I closed blender, and then re-opened it. However ...

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