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Issues related to the UV image editor and tools.

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Cut off Meshes/Armature Texture Problem

I'm trying to cut off an Head of a finished model to reuse it for another model. No big Deal I thought, because many Videos show how to do it. (one guy just cut some hands off and reuse it without any ...
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I can't figure out how to make PNG file with UV map

I've am finishing up my model. But I want to paint the textures on it, but I don't understand how do I extract image with unwrapped object appearing on image so I would have some kind of guidelines on ...
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UV Mapping not working? - New to Blender

Im having trouble with UV mapping, I have a floating island I sculpted, I used Smart UV Project because I have no hope of figuring out what seams to select, but whatever I do, even using smart UV it ...
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Bad UV and ways to improve it

Smart UV project gave me this mess: Is there a proper way to unrwap it without making seams manually? Some methods or programs to reduce the number of islands?
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Image Texture Darkens Entire Glass

When I add an image with a transparency layer on the bottle, it darkens the entire bottle and I have no idea what's going on. I followed this guide to the word but can't seem to figure out what I'm ...
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How do I add this png on this bottle? [duplicate]

I can't seem to figure out to UV unwrap this and have the image on the side of the bottle with the transparency kept intact. Can someone help me out? Blend File PNG Image
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How to link image in uv image editor using Python? Blender 2.66

When loading image in Image_Texture node using blender, it's linked there by itself (img below), but not when doing it with Python. I want linked images to be seen in 3d view.
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Adjusting plane thickness based on amplitude of mapped UV image

I have a subdivided plane with a number of cells removed. The final product, after removing cells, is shown below: Even though the contrast is low, is there a way for me to add a thickness to the ...
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Baking my model only returns a transparent image in the UV Editor

I have been trying to set up baking for this model I've been working on. The only textures I want to bake are a separate solid black and solid white material that I have assigned to it. Upon ...
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Funky UV projection render result

I modeled a phone with a screen behind a glass texture. The screen has been smart UV projected and I put a short 250 frame clip on it. I then animated the phone to spin with glee. Looks great in the ...
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Can't move/resize texture in UV Mode

For some unknown reason, I can't manipulate my textures while in UV Edit mode (both v2.79 & 2.80.) The texture is applied and displayed on screen, and when I go into UV Edit mode, the UV Map ...
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How to stretch a material without changing shape

I am completely new to blender and I am trying to make a 3d brick wall. Ive tried various ways but I could not make it realistic(I tried uw wrapping method but still didnt look good). Finally I found ...
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I have Problem with uv mapping

When I move the UV on the face to the left and right, the image on the face that says "This Face" in video changes. But moving the UV up and down does not change the image. Why is this happening? ...
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How can I merge separate UV maps?

This model has a different mesh and UV map for its eyes, I wanna join the eye mesh with the rest of the head.. But when I just Ctrl-J, it joins together but the eye's UV map doesn't go with it. Is ...
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How to get values from pixel information bar on the image editor using blender python

Does anyone know how to get these value from the pixel information bar below and have them save in text file using blender python?
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Roblox Hat Retexturing

So I wanted to retexture Roblox hat Scoobis. I got the original mesh obj. which looks like this: And original texture of it which looks like this: And i dont know how to attach this texture into ...
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blender not responding when i click on UV editor

so I've been using blender 2.80 lately and for some reason when I choose the UV editor option, blender stops responding, I then check my task manager and it says that it is not responding, yet its not ...
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Why is the UV editor different in each workspace?

in Blender 2.8, the UV Editor in the UV Editing workspace looks normal. However, in the Shading workspace, if I select this editor into one of the areas it looks similar the Image Editor and the ...
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Unusual lines on UV map after using “Difference” to create apertures on a plane

I used the difference procedure to create a “door” and “windows” on a single plane. (placing 3 joined cubes through the plane and using the “difference” modifier to create the apertures) After ...
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Sample line graph plot - what is the XY axis represent?

According to the manual, the "histogram" graph plot has the X axis represents values of pixel, from 0 to 1 (or 0 to 255), while the Y axis represents the number of pixels in that tonal range. When I ...
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Is there a way to export a non-square UV map?

I have a rectangular mesh but when I go to the UV editor, it is shown over a square backdrop. How can I choose something with better dimensions (i.e. that have less wasted space) and fit the mesh ...
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Pack images when saving the blend file

I'm trying to create a script to pack and save all images when saving the blend file. This is what I have right now: ...
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Mesh UV pie menu

I'm trying to make a pie menu for select mode in the Edit Mode and UV Editor, it's a pie to select vertex, edges, faces and in the UV Editor there is also Island. The operator for the select mode in ...
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Adding Image to Single Face of Object, Why is the face now darker?

When I add the image with a transparent background to the specific face, the appearance of that specific face is slightly darker. How can I fix this?
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How can i replace missing mesh in UV editor?

I have a strange problem. I am doing the doughnut tutorial series, and things were going swimmingly until I some how lost part of the mesh in the UV editor. The screen shot below shows that I have a ...
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Blender 2.8 - I can't use Unpin in UV Editing mode

I'm new here and to Blender. Thanks in advance for help. I'm trying to make a UV map, and some of the vertices (UVs?) are black and some are red. After searching online I found out that I should use ...
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Unwrap tapered cylinder without UV distortion at tip

Here are 4 cylinders with a wave texture and their UV unwraps. From left to right: Cylinder with default unwrap The same cylinder tapered with proportional editing. Tip vertices are all at the same ...
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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. ...