Questions tagged [uv-image-editor]

Issues related to the UV image editor and tools.

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Any workflow recommendation for 2.5-D pixel art style?

I am working on a little project that requires me to create a lot of low-resolution artwork on various sort-of basic geometry. For example a house would be just a cube with a triangle on top for the ...
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How can I see/select UVs that are mirrored

I have around a hundred models which have some UVs that are mirrored. I need to find those UVs are unmirror them. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to do and I was hoping there would be a way to see ...
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How do I make procedural textures match UVs correctly?

I've been working on shaders in Blender (2.8) and I came across an issue where the Wave Textures that I have don't match my UVs. This is how it looks: But I want it to all scale down to the middle ...
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Manipulating UVs does not show in viewport with texture applied

I'm probably just missing something but I've been struggling with this for well over and hour now. Here's the deal: I've created a basic material, imported and image, and applied it to my model. I've ...
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Question about UV island / map

Do i need to create same uv island for every single torus or is there any other way to create 1 UV island and share it to others ?
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uv image editor not sho

As you can see in the picture everytime I try to unwrap, blender says to put a modifier that is not there first. no object In any other collection is selected nor do they have said modifier. I also ...
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issue after changing the color of the UV image with photoshop

I am using texture paint and I have used different photos to do so, and the color of the skin is slightly different (in the green circles): To correct this problem I have open the UV image in ...
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problems uv map and texturing with “shape keys”

i' not able to texturize correctly the new faces that appear from the mash using "Shape keys". For exemple if i have a cube and i animate the extrusion, the new lateral faces that appear don't follow ...
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How to extrude SVG path, and apply an image texture to one face?

I'm trying to figure out how I can extrude a logo, and apply an image to just one face of the extruded shape, but I'm struggling. My process thus far is as follows: - Import SVG - Scale it up - in ...
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How to fix those stretches ? / UV unwrapping

How to fix those stretches ? There's a blend file as well if needed
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BLENDER IMAGE MAPPING

I have created my body as attached. I would like to add/map different images to different faces. I have the following issues. If i do it through cycles render using the node editor, it works well, ...
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Disable showing all UV Unwrappings in two Images

I selected two different images to texture for my whole body for painting (the body is one Object) but although i only unwrapped the body for the body image it still shows all UV unwrappings i did for ...
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Baking procedural textures not working completely

So I am trying to export this model that uses procedural textures to a game engine so I have been trying to bake emission textures for the diffuse but for some reason some of the textures bake as just ...
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Changes in the UV Editor Not Flowing Over To 3D Viewport

When changing the vertices in the UV editor, the changes do not flow over to the 3D viewport, which displays something completely different. I've tried deleting the faces and recreating them, ...
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UV Map remains black or checkerboard even when I tried baking: used node shade editor, uv unwrap and more

I am constantly having trouble baking my materials into a texture. So I've tried using tutorials like: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TImdwwM75cE but when I try baking my colors, I get the error " ...
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How to set select UV edges to specific value or make the selected UV edges same length?

I want to distribute my vertices evenly after editing my UV mesh. However even though there are some edit addons they don't work for UV components. Is there any addon or way to set UV edges to same ...
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Can't properly unwrap a simple mesh [closed]

UV distortion, apparently some scaling/dimension issue because unwrapping after making the mesh 500 times bigger fixes the problem. That's a simple one-sided curved object (7 faces) located perfectly ...
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Why are the unwrapped UV faces different sizes and proportions to my model's faces?

Hey so I'm fairly new to Blender and am having issues with some of my UV unwraps. The lines in the UV Image Editor are making completely different shapes. I've tried multiple things trying to get them ...
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How to add an Image to a plane that has a boolean modifier applied?

I merged two plains so I can later rig it into a paper folder animation. I used the boolean modifier to unite the two plains. When I go into edit mode the two plains can still be selected individually ...
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How to animate UV mask position in Blender Render?

I'm trying to create an animation of a rising sun. I know it's easier to just make a whole object moving, but for a specific reasons I can't take this approach. What I'm trying to achieve is to ...
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UV Map controls in Blender 2.8

I'm sort of new, and I've been learning how to create a Texture master via ...
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How to make glowing ends in particle system?

I'm very new to Blender and I am creating a character for a video game. I want the end of the hair to glow. How can I manipulate that and How can I manipulate parts of hair color? Thank you. P. S. ...
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Lock vertex in UV editor

I need to fit UV map to the texture. To do this, I use proportional editing to move the necessary sections of the UV map. But when moving, vertices/faces that I don’t want to move are moved, how can I ...
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How do I add a name on an object

I have a model of a spaceship and I would like to place a name on it. From what I know, I can't simply put text on it. What is the best simple way to do it? I have about 20 ships to name so this one ...
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There is something wrong with my beautiful uv map *duress*

Okay,... so I have been working on this project for months and I've spent hours sculpting and armaturing and clothing this dweeb but suddenly, while I was sculpting her face, I went into render to see ...
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How to move UVs by a set amount of pixels?

In Blender 2.7, using the UV editor, selecting some vertices / UV islands, I was then able to use G (grab), followed by a number, for example 8, to move the selected vertices / island by exactly 8 ...
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Can't change materials in Blender 2.8

I was modelling an item in Blender and I wanted to change the rust texture, so I removed the texture I had I then went on to add a different texture, but the texture didn't change to the new ...
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Stack identical uv islands on top of each other

So imagine I have a spherecircle face divided into four identical slices. I want to uv unwrap them so they are all top of each other. I found one solution for blender 2.79 but it uses keyboard ...
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Can't seem to fix Eyedropper shortcut

For some reason, no matter what file I open, when I press "E" I get a contextual menu about the brush's Stroke Mode, but not the color picker/Eyedropper. I have been using the default Shortcuts that ...
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Hide a texture in UV Editor

I'm planning to hide the texture of a certain object, but I can't seem to find the right tool.
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Python 2.8 - forcing the correct instance of the image/uv editor

BACKGROUND I have code (below) that scales a texture on the Y-axis to eliminate distortion from unwrapping a very deep cylinder. The code performs successfully on a standalone basis (as a test), but ...
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Rotate UVs 90 Degrees Shortcut

Anyone clever enough to figure out a way to assign a shortcut to rotate UV islands by -/+ 90 degrees (Blender 2.8)? I found the transform.rotate shortcut, which works great when you type in 90 into ...
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How do you make the hat transparent but show the parts that are colored in?

I was trying to figure how to make this black part on the head transparent and the one that isn't black not transparent. This is 2.80
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Scale Texture preview in uv editor

I have changed a texture scale directly in the object material (with a mapping node). But now, the texture preview in the uv editor doesn't match the material texture mapping, because it is ...
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I need help with uv editor

I want to create a texture on a plane but after creating a second uv map for the other side idk how to scale it right. The back texture is on the same image also. i need to know how i can make it fit. ...
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Is it possible to fit these textures perfect?

I created a material and added a "Attribute" node + a second UV map for the other side of my plane but now i dont know how to make the texture fit! This is the texture: https://www.textures.com/...
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UV Unwrap and Normal Baking Issues

OK, So Im working on retopology for a model. I did a smart UV unwrap on the model, decided i didnt like the way it unwrapped. I deleted the UVMap that was created, added some seams, and unwrapped ...
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Need help with UV Unwrapping a gun model

I am struggling to unWrapp this weapon model I have created. I am struggling on where to put the seams and the general work flow and direction of unwrapping and how I am meant to do this. I want to be ...
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Why doesn't the image in the UV Image Editor appear on the object in the 3D View in 2.8?

I can't figure out this problem. Based on this video @ 1:59 (which, admittedly, is set up a little differently in terms of nodes), I should see the texture on the surface of the selected object...
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The area where the mesh should be displayed is missing

I'm absolutely brand new to Blender, just started today (so sorry if this is the stupidest question ever but google isn't helping any) The area where the model is displayed went missing I don't know ...
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Unwrapping maintaining distance of vertices

Is it possible to unwrap an object while keeping vertices (relative) distance unchanged from the 3D object? I think that the answer is related to Straighten UV Vertices Maintaining Relative Distance ...
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Texture not applied correctly

I baked Ambient Occlusion on top of a texture. Every area receives the matching colors except for the front legs below the knees. When in UV Editing Mode, I see that the legs are indeed in the texture ...
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How to export the unfolded image I'm seeing in the UV Image Editor as an SVG?

I'm wanting to convert a 3D concave cylinder into a 2D image. I've brought it into Blender as an STL, generated a UV Image, and added a material. Looks good. I'm just learning Blender. So search ...
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Movie is not playing properly blender 2.8

My Movie for my TV is not playing in render mode of my view port but it is playing in the UV Editor i have no idea whats going wrong. I basically added an image texture and opened an mp4 Movie Format ...
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Baked ambient occlusion not filled in correctly on UV square nor on render

I'm following a tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYBPXTful2g) to render a model I made after unwrapping the model. But after baking, it looks like this. My UV map is not fully filled in and ...
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I have version 2.74. Is there a way to put the colors in the UV/Image Editor I'm not using a texture? [duplicate]

Is there a way to make the colors into the UV/image editor I'm not using a texture But I want to be able to export the image with the colors because I can't change them where I'm exporting it.
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Textures Not Showing

I'm having issues with applying textures in blender. Having moved from Maya to blender it's a bit of a learning curve, but after going through tutorial after tutorial on UV Mapping and unwrapping ...
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Problem with partially UV-unwrapping a simple object

Blender 2.8/Eevee, As I've proven to myself time and time again, my texturing knowledge and skills are abysmal... I want to texture a part of my object with a custom texture but I can't seem to get ...
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Why can't blender simply crop a UW image?

I don't think I'll ever understand why there isn't a very simple option for this, but maybe there's a complicated one? The image I opened has an extra white border around it. I would expect that ...
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Can you pack UV's according to material ID?

I have A LOT of uv islands for a character and despite my best efforts, I can't optimize space well manually. is there a way to automatically pack uv's SUCH THAT islands with the same material are ...