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How best use a texture image to a large/long object

Firstly from what I have seen Blender can only work with images which are square eg 512X512 or 1024 X 1024 etc. Is that correct? I am creating objects for MSFS and my first project consists of large/...
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How do I eliminate the white outline on my layered textures?

I have a texture that I split up into layers so I can change the color of each part of the design, however, there seems to be a slight white outline around some of them. Is there a way to avoid that ...
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Image Texture scaling

After importing a .fbx sofa model I found online, I realized the scale was set to 0.001 so I applied the scale (Ctrl + A, S) to set it to 1 but my image texture is still far too big to display ...
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UV map breaks in "Object mode"

I am a complete beginner using Blender, and I am following this tutorial from CG Fast Track. It all works as expected up until the tutorial goes into the Shading chapter at 1h33m. The problem is this: ...
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How can I see a rescaled image in UV Editor?

I've been having some troubles when I change the mapping scale of a texture that I'm using as Base Color map in Blender. In Maya when you change the scale of an image you can see this changes ...
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Why my highlights getting lost when re-importing a rendering into the compositor? [duplicate]

I noticed that I'm loosing colour information in the highlights after exporting and importing pngs from Blender. I know that the compositor works with linear space but something gets lost when saving ...
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How to stack UV island using Python in Blender?

I'm looking for a help/solution to my question "How to stack UV island using Python in Blender. I haven't got far from beginning but this is all I got this far: ...
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Proportional editing is not working

Yes I know there's many questions on this answered already but nothing has worked for me. Proportional editing both on object and edit mode is not working for me. I am using my laptop keyboard and my ...
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Normal maps gives me a weird shade

Hi! So today I've been working on a hair mesh that is part of my personal project to my character that I've made. When I was checking on it's normal maps, I've noticed that some part of the NM have ...
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Why don't I see the UV map?

I had done my material work on an older version of Blender (2.7). Now I updated my Blender version, my older mesh had several materials, but now I can only see one. Why I only see one material? When ...
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UV mapping PS to Blender

I've imported my texture onto my mesh which is UV unwrapped (Lots of Booleans were used) the text appears on the UV, but it wont appear in the viewports. What am I doing wrong? Thank you.
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bpy.data.images["ID"].save_render("XXX") changes color space

I tried to save a baked image using bpy.data.images["Image Id Name"].save_render("C:/path/to/file.png") but this always changes the colorspace and I couldn't ...
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I imported an obj file into Blender and cannot add an uv wrap from a png file

I'm use to modeling in Fusion 360 and then export the file into an obj. I practically use Blender as a rendering tool because Fusion isn't as powerful. Overall still learning how to model in Blender ...
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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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Why is a vertex from another island is moving if I move an UV island?

Why is it that if I move an island from my UV a vertex from another island is moving?
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How do I give the 2D cursor specific coordinates in 2.8?

In the UV Editing Workspace in Blender 2.8, many of the features present in Blender 2.79's Image Editing Panel no longer seem present. How do I type in specific coordinates I want the 2D cursor to be?...
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Where are the brush settings in the Image Editor in Blender 2.80?

Where are the brush settings in the Image Editor? I can't find them anymore:
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Set Size Of Object To Perfectly Align 64x64 Image

I'm making a really low poly character, he is literally made out of cubes with various size vectors. I want to be able to draw on him using a 64x64px image which is basically pixel art and I want the ...
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Edit Images Externally With Linux Mint

My Linux Mint version is 18.3 Cinnamon (64) bit I'm using Blender 2.79b (Cycles) This is the path where Gimp.desktop is located: ...
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Texture not shown in UV/Image editor

I don't know how to make my texture appear in the UV/Image Editor view so that I can transform my unwrapped mesh in order to fix it. I am rather sure that there is a simple button that I did not press ...
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How can I place vertices on the very center of the uv image?

I am trying to move the selected vertices to slap onto the very center of the image, the resolution is 1000x1000 so I want it on the 500px mark. When I tried to center it myself I noticed that the ...
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Alligning vertices in a UV image [duplicate]

I have an object that is similar on one side and the other. However, the UV image editor UNwrapped it so that each half has slightly different vertex positions. How can I get it so that all the ...
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Texture has black lines I didn't create

UV mapping seems to have created these black outlines. They're only visible when I zoom out. They're also more visible in rendered mode. Anyone know an easy way to fix this. I've redone the textures ...
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Fill Brush with Radial Gradient not working with Project Paint

I have modeled a leopard frog with the mirror modifier and unwrapped it, and am attempting to paint the diffuse texture in the 3D viewport. When using the draw brush, painting works fine. When using ...
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Textures visible in render but not in UV map

I am a newbie to Blender, just starting out with UV mapping of objects. I'm using Blender Render engine. I created some meshes that I UV mapped and added textures to. They look beautiful when ...
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Object texture not showing up when selecting "texture" viewport shading

I have a simple plane which I have unwrapped to match a picture, so it's just a picture as a plane object. When I selected "textured" in the viewport shading, I could clearly see the picture projected ...
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What are the advantage and disadvantages of Project From View unwrap method?

I would like to know how is the disadvantage to unwrap with the option Project from view I think is very useful for sharp angles such 90 degrees or planar geometries , but I think is not useful for ...
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Texture painting only working in UV/Image editor

I'm a bit new to blender and I have had a reoccurring issue with the texture painting either not effecting the 3d view model in a productive manner(painting over a million times with little effect) or ...
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Number of render slots

In this old video Blender has 10 render slots: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfMJ9NDpXAI However, in my new 2.78 version, I see only 8 render slots. Is there a way to set the total number of slots? ...
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UV unwrapped ico sphere not showing up in UV editor [duplicate]

I've got an Ico sphere. First I marked the seam: Then I Selected the whole thing and UV unwrapped: However, when I go into the UV image editor, nothing comes up: I'm using cycles
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Automatically show the texture of selected node (or selected material)

Is there any way to automatically show the texture of selected node (or selected material) in the UV/image editor? When I use a lot of textures in a project, then a manual search of the appropriate ...
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Code or workaround to create snap to pixels from unwrap

How can I have the snaptopixel feature working from UV editor when I use + Lightmap + SmartUV + Unwrap any of the above commands. In UV editor UVs->SnapToPixel selected executing any of the above ...
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Ambient Occlusion Map dots

I'm trying to create an AO map for my object. This is the result As you can see the image is like created from little dots. The color isn't homogeneous. I don't know how can i describe better . . . ...
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How do I create multiple UV maps for use in UE4?

I'm new to Blender and UE4, but my goal is to create a mesh in Unreal Engine that I can assign two different materials to. For example, I would unwrap three faces of a cube, assign that to the default ...
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texture is not going on the outside of my rock object only the inside

I'm using blender 2.77 fracture version. The texture does not show in final render and when I'm in object mode. when I'm in edit mode it shows This is in object mode after UV unwrap This is inside ...
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How do I make a mirrored part of a mesh merge with the one I modeled

I created this head by mirroring the right side. I didn't know how to merge the mesh but when I checked the Merge option in the Mirror Modifier, as I was prompted when I typed the title, I was able ...
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Need help with complex texture mapping

I'm new to Blender but have used various 3D tools in past (Alias Wavefront, 3DS4... yes, i'm old). I want to experiment with some new livery for my teams race car. (https://www.youtube.com/channel/...
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How do I see my entire UV map with UV sync selection off?

I'm trying to move a few vertices around on one island only. I want to move them so that they are in line with another island. With sync UV selection turned on I can see the 2 islands but if I move ...
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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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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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Is there a way to switch UV checker on and off fast while working with UV editor?

So as it said in the title, is there any way to turn on and off the checker fast, without going to the material editor and replacing the texture each time I am fixing or simply checking the UVs of the ...
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Use different UV mapping with multiple textures

I am tring to set two different texture on a cylinder. The first texture has a text on it, the second is a paper cardboard texure. In order to center the text in the first texture I had to select ...
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Image Texture is fine in Render View but renders distorted

After modelling a character I've unwrapped the model with Smart UV Unwrap and then painted up an image texture. Everything is fine in Rendered View both in Evee and in Cycles but the texture renders ...
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UV artefacts when importing to Keyshot

I have strange problem (probably I'm just too newbie) when importing blender model with engraving to keyshot. Engraved logo doesn't appear correctly in keyshot. Blend file:
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Is it possible to set different textures and/or UV maps for the same mesh?

I'm part of a small programming company, and we're designing assets for our first game. My assignment at the moment is to texture this mesh: I had to look up a few tutorials on how to do this as I'm ...
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Blender 2.91 UV Editor. Rip edges keeping them in the same position fails

I am trying to rip edges or faces from a UV map and keeping them in the same position to move the whole created island afterwards. If I try to do that by Selection the edges or faces I want to Rip, ...
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UV Editor, Blurred vertex, edge, face UV selection

Is there any reason when I select vertexes, edges or faces in the UV editor, the selection marker blurs to extends to its surrounding elements? I am not aware of having touched anything to get that. ...
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Blender Not responding : What to do?

I need to unwrap a huge mesh and Blender stops responding each time I try. Blender continues to use my cpu at 15%. Does that mean I have to wait and the operation will eventually be successful? In ...
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How do I reset my UV window?

The object in that window are not showing up whereas it is right in 3D View: Q: How do I reset my UV window to display the object properties?
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UV Project messes up UV map

I am trying to animate eyes using the UV Project modifier, but when I enter the empty I want controlling the modifier, the UV is messed up. Here is the mesh before I apply the UV Project modifier: ...

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