Questions tagged [uv-image-editor]

Issues related to the UV image editor and tools.

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Overlapping UVs

I have recently created a voxel model and exported it as an obj file using Qubicle, a 3D voxel software. I imported the obj mesh into Unreal Engine and received a light error informing me that my UVs ...
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How to UV unwrap this simple object?

I’m trying to uv unwrap this simple object. Can someone help me how to do it? It’s just a simple cube, but I removed the front and the back faces and added loops on the sides and curved them a little ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mirror parts of existing image texture along mesh axis

:-) Is there a way to clone-mirror parts of an existing image along an axis? Example picture for clarity: The mesh is symmetrical, and the texture is taken from a real image and fitted to one half ...
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orange line on 3d scanned object

I have a 3d scanned object and want to render an image of it in blenders internal render. As seen on the screenshots my object has a texture but the texture is scattered with orange lines inbetween ...
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UV grab/scale/rotate doesn't work

I have a problem with grabbing uv maps in the UV Editing window. I can select an uv selecting a mesh in the Edit Mode, then when I'm trying to use move, scale or rotate uv in the UV Editor, nothing ...
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UV Editing, Vertex, Edge, Face shortcuts not working?

in UV Editing with the Industry Keymap used(2.8, 8ac0fef4dfd1) the Vertex, Edge, Face shortcuts (1,2,3) are not working while having sync mode active and the uv window active (instead 1 activates the ...
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How do you paint in 2.8’s UV editor

Hey so I’m trying to put a black dot right in the middle of this sphere, but for some reason, Nothing appears when I click down on my map. Does anyone know what I’m doing wrong?
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Beginner question: uv unwrap unexpected unwrapped shape

So I unwrapped a wrench model and marked the seam: The unwrapped part of the u-shaped faces are like this: Any idea why I end up having the diagonal lines (the red line) there? There are no doubles, ...
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Is there a quick way to properly unwrap simple model?

I have many simple models that I need to unwrap. One of them is below: This model was unwrapped by using the "Smart UV Project" built-in blender function. The front and back sides look good, but the ...