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UV mapping is the process of taking a three-dimensional mesh (X, Y and Z coordinates) and unwrapping it to a flat two-dimensional image (U and V coordinates), in order to texture the 3D model with 2D images.

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Corrupted UV map on exported and re-imported object

I have a problem with an object texture I import the object as obj and it's fine with the texture. But when I export the object and import it again with another form or type it's texture gets corrupt ...
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Wrapped packaging model?

I want to make a plastic wrapped packaging as shown in the photo. its wrapped and folds on sides towards the back and overleaps. where should i start? I tried playing around with vertices in edit ...
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Extending the limit of UV Maps an object can have

A little quick one here, but I seemed to have run into a large problem when UV texturing an object. In the object under the data panel, I've successfully created and used a total of eight UV Maps, all ...
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How to center the 2D Cursor in the UV Editor (Quickly)?

Is there a way to center the 2D Cursor to the UV Editor (Quickly)? Similar to pressing Shift+C in the default 3D Viewport?
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texture map to a beveled curve or path

I've been trying to map beveled curve properly. It look stretched out of the box: Converting it to mesh, marking seams and unwrap looks nasty. Trick with using curve modifier on another curve works, ...
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Is there a way to get the vector to the closest UV seam?

I am looking for a way to get the distance to the closest UV map seam in UV-space as a vector in the node editor. Like this: The blue dot is the current point of reference, i.e. the point where the ...
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Find the largest piece in UV-editor in Blender 2.73

Is there any way of finding the largest UV-section in the UV-editor without manually comparing each piece next to each other? I want to select the piece that is the largest on either X, Y, or both ...
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How do you texture a remeshed particle system?

I try to make some interactive soil! And I already set something up that kind of works, but I have some problems in texturing it! What I did by now is... I made a particle simulation via the molecular ...
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Seam on middle of Bevel with modifier

When applying bevels (or, in my case, exporting meshes with Bevel modifiers), results are best with an even amount of bevels (2, 4, 6..). However, the seams are always transferred to the outer edges ...
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Export UVs to .png - output with alpha is different when launched from command line

I need to programmatically export the UVs of a lot of .objs. I am using the bpy.ops.uv.export_layout() fn. Since this step is part of a more complex pipeline, I am launching Python from the command ...
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How to properly rotating a material using node which has a normal map?

Rotating normal map via mapping node seems will flip normal map, resulting a weird looking material. But directly rotating uv map in uv editor doesn't cause any issue. So how to properly rotating a ...
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Everytime i load my project, the material is missing

I just started to learn blender few days ago,I follow BlenderGuru and made some donuts, but everytime i load my project, this donut bread material is missing. I did save a UVunwrapped texture and ...
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UV Mapping basic cube results in rectangles instead of squares

I try to UV map the standard cube created when starting Blender (v2.79). I'm following a tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbj4d5XL0NA), using Cycles and have made these seams. The cube size ...
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Help figure out where this phantom rust is coming from

I have an object with two non intersecting UV Maps. One UV Map (round.red.light.decal) is to place a red light decal (round.red.light.png). The other UV Map (rust.map) was used to draw an image mask ...
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How would you build this exact stone wall?

What is your suggested way to build a wall with a texture like this. Or how would you UV-unwrap the modelled wall, to enable the texture of the stripes to work. Im currently trying around but dont ...
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How to set new default name for UV map?

My workflow is heavily connected with Maya and Maya has default uv name map1. Often I have problem with renaming uvs after importing from maya. How to set default blender uv map name to map1?
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single face has whole texture

Hello! I need some help, I can't figure out why this single face has the whole texture I use for the whole face. I'm a beginner and this is my first model, so this might be easy to fix, but I can't ...
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How to create UV Maps for each material?

I want to create an UV Map for each of my materials and it's somehow not working. Currently I'm working on a shopping mall for Cities: Skylines. I've assigned all faces with materials, and with those ...
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UV unwrapping proportion problem

I'm new to this, have seen some tutorials about unwrapping box...but when I unwrap it, final result doesn't seems to be in proportional rate. What am I doing wrong? Please see in the attached picture. ...
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How does the unlink UVs work?

I've been reading the blender reference manual and stopped at this: Unlink Selection; Alt-L Cuts apart the selected UVs from the map. Only those UVs which belong to fully selected faces remain ...
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Texture paint not showing up on 3D mesh in 2.76

I'm trying to do a simple paint job on this 3D mesh but when I use the brush tool in the 3D viewport, the paint job is only reflected in the UV image editor panel. Here are the steps I've taken: ...
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How do I animate a facial animation sprite sheet?

I made a face animation sprite sheet like this, with multiple faces on one texture sprite sheet. I've tried animate it by moving its UV, but it stays the same whenever I play the animation. What ...
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Automaticly create UV Map with correct aspect ratio

I'm trying to texture my model using a single texture and i wan't to unwrap my meshes so that they overlap and can still use the full texture while keeping their correct aspect ratio and realtive size ...
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UV unwrap a flat object, using scripting

I'm trying to UV unwrap an object in order to overlay a texture, using Python scripting. The mesh is generated on the fly, is flat, and the top vertices are selected. Unwrapping should happen in the ...
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Keep texture and change UVs?

I was creating a simple terrain texture, and just used the create simple uvs button. The UV's it created were pretty ugly, but I didn't care, because I was only going to be texture painting directly ...
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Viewport Shading, color wont show up on the 3d object in cycle render

Problem Resolved i was following a tutorial online on how to make something and when it came time to add color to it i followed just how he did it. when he added an image into the texture node even ...
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Color Issue when texturing a surface

Brand new blender user with no experience, trying to map a texture to a single side of a cube for an animation. I am having an issue where the black areas of the image end up looking white when ...
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Cell fracture makes textures low res

So I have a simple asteroid model I'm trying to fracture with cell fracture, see here: However, when I do a cell fracture (default settings), the result looks like this: But not always! I've gotten ...
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Dimension for UV unwrap

I get a problem with UV mapping in Blender. I do some render of architecture, and I get some walls of 2.25m height and 10m length. So I did a picture of 1024px x 3072px to get a good resolution. But ...
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where can i see what is my current UVmap used for an object?

i change textures all the time ,also i change uv maps when its needed. sometimes i come back to an object and i forgot what was the uvmap that i used , is there a specific location or menu where i ...
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How to apply and export baked cycles textures.

so I have successfully baked a texture onto my object in cycles. Is this new image texture already applied as a texture? When exporting, for example, with collada, it's recommended to export from the ...
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Importing UV coordinates

I'm currently writing an import script/addon. The file format is one vertex per line: x, y, z, u, v With 3 lines for each triangle (no quads). So far I've got ...
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How to create a seamles UV map for an hexagonal grid texture?

I have very little experience unwrapping UVs. I'm not able to wrap my head around how to seamlessly create the texture for a beveled rectangle. Here was my attempt when UV unwrapping it. I ended up ...
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UV Mapping - How to reach always the same scale of the texture

I have an issue with the UV mapping for a longer time, but now it's time for me to fix that. I will present the issue on an example. I have 2 squares - one's edges are 4 meter, the other 2 meter. I ...
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Mirror repeat textures

As far as I know Blender uses OpenGL. OpenGL provides an option to mirror repeat a texture beyond its bound. (UV coordinates outside the range 0-1) Is there a way to mirror a texture that way in ...
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My UV map is in triangle shape not rectangular

I've seen many videos explaining "Tris to Quads" but it just not work for my mesh. I've tried the "tris to quads" but my mesh would still have the messy UV map instead of the rectangular grid one (as ...
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How can I make these mesh normals smooth?

The UV image seems like a paper and not perfectly round I duplicate the bottle's front and made it the label of the product. But how can i make the unwrapping perfectly smooth?
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I'm having a UV map problem

I need some help with a UV-mapping problem I've stepped into. When I exported the lowpolied mesh from zbrusch to blender, I was going to create UV-Maps there because it thought it would be much easier ...
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'image as plane' is always low quality than the original image

How can I render 'image as plane' with the same quality as original image? The quality of image is always blurred and has a faint color. This is how I did it. (*Increased the resolution of the ...
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Is it possible to transfer multiple materials in one go between 2 meshes?

new to Blender, will try to explain my complex problem quickly. So, I extracted a low poly character from a game, just to be able to improve it and render it with cycles. The extract is in .obj, ...
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How to convert a world generated Texture Coordinate into Object Texture Coordinate

In the material shader editor, one can use a Texture Coordinate from the Input, like generated, UV, object, etc. For example the object texture coordinate,the main benefit is that it will allow you ...
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Texture is “inverted” when object has a face in front of another face

It's kind of hard to explain what's going on. I sketched a flower in Photoshop, saved it as an image, and imported it as a plane. From some directions, its transparent depth is inverted. I knifed a ...
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Problem with adding a texture from image

I'm trying to add a texture of solar cell to a .STL solar panel drawing and then export as OBJ+MTL. I've did the following: 1. Imported an STL file, added material and then texture via adding a PNG ...
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Unwrapping doesn't follow UV editor

Oh, mighty Blender elders. I'd like to know if this is a bug, or intended behavior. What is going on I have three textures with different aspect ratios. 1:1, 2:1, 3:1. But when unwrapping, the ...
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Is there any way to bake texture from world space to UV?

Hi I have a material with environment texture mapped with object space (like environment), and would like to bake it into the object UVs. Now everything looks good in editor, I just make it look the ...
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Why does my image texture only work on simple geometry?

I have a Principled BSDF material with an image texture. I want to replace the material I have used before with that material. When I assign this material to a simple mesh (for example a cube as shown ...
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How to remove an island from a UV map?

I unwrapped my head in one UV map and the unwrapped head still appears in the map when I create a new UV map. How do I remove the head island from my new map? Is sliding it out of the image the only ...
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I want to paint an already made texture

I want to edit a texture that I already made using Blender's texture painting, but I can't figure out how I do that.
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Why is the image on the mesh warped while using the UV Project modifier?

I'm using the UV project modifier to project an image from a projector. This projector is also a camera with the coordinates obtained using fSpy. Blender stackexchange user Cegaton taught me how to do ...
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UV map onto existing image

I'm new to Blender and I have to figure out how to do this one thing for a project that I am working on. I have an object, which I have unwrapped. I have an existing png with a size of 220x100 ...

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