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How to access hidden value in Uvmap (UVWT)

I got a really specific question for an expert. I learned recently there is no such thing as Vector 2 in a graphic shader. Every Vector is in reality a Vector 4. Like vertex colors are not just Vector ...
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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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Where did the 'Use UV for Mapping' option go in Blender 2.8?

I'm following a tutorial using a 2.7 version of Blender, which shows how to use UV unwrapping on beveled curves to make a texture follow the shape of the curve (I'm making stylized hair and would love ...
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Blender - Vector Field Animation

I am trying to create an animation of a vector field for my university Physics project. I ideally would like to create something like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcQuqxYU-UY so with moving ...
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How to avoid texture stretching while rotating on 90 degrees? Generated texture

I'm trying to simply just rotate the texture in the direction I desire (brick wall). The issue is when I rotate this generated texture it gets more and more stretched on some sides of the mesh. How ...
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UV stretching on splines

I'm trying to apply a UV map on a spline and it looks like auto-UVs get stretched anywhere where distance between vertices is greater. Is there any way to get around that, I'm looking to create and ...
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Bake a texture with Mapping and Texture coordinates nodes

Is it possible to bake a modified texture (diffuse, normal map, etc etc.) with the nodes Texture coordinates and Mapping? I've tried to do it but the result doesn't change, the texture is the same as ...
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Texture Coordinate + Mapping Node

Ok, i'm really having a hard time understanding these 2 nodes. I watched several videos (tried to find some reference in the docs) but many many grey areas are left. Sometimes, i get the feeling that ...
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Saving UV map co-ordinates to a .blend file after stretching and re-positioning unwrapped UVs over an image texture

I've been creating a model in blender 1.79 but have just upgraded to version 2.83. When I open the .blend file in 2.83 and re-assign the material to my object the UV maps aren't in the same position ...
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How to texturize a circle mesh with a horizontal/vertical texture?

I'm using this node scheme (screenshot below) to create a brushed steel in my object, but I need this brush show horizontally on my object. As my object has a circle mesh, the texure is shown circled ...
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Project an environment texture to a ground plane that updates with the camera FOV

I'm trying to project my scenes environment texture to a ground plane so that when viewed from the camera it matches the environment, but also updates when the camera is moved or rotated. Like a ...
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How to introduce random material offset and rotation to array modifier created objects in 2.81?

I have generated tiled wall using 2 times array modifier(width and height), I want to introduce some randomness to materials so the tiles don't look like cut from single large piece. I tried adding ...
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How to fix stretching issue with Image Mapping?

I'm having trouble of trying to fix this as I'm still new to Image Mapping, does anyone know why stretching happen? I'd be very grateful for someone to help as I've been stuck for several hours on ...
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artefact in noise texture combined with vector-map

I have some problem with a noise texture in my shader for anodised aluminium. I use the noise texture to get nice structure for the aluminium. Everything fine so far, excepting the plane parallel to ...
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Pokémon Eye Blink

Okay, I am brand new to Blender, and I am trying to teach myself to animate Pokémon during lockdown out of shear boredom. I'm using version 2.92, and finding tutorials for stuff on the latest version ...
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Texture transformations not applying on fbx export

TLDR: Textures moved/stretched in mapping node not exporting with said transformations. For the model I am trying to export, I have two image textures I am using. When I export as an FBX and view with ...
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how to make an extruded block having the same texture

im a beginner in 3d modeling on blender and when i put a texture on an extruded model, it seems to have a glitch or line/moving texture and some of the extruded block(the same block on the model) ...
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How to apply foam map got from ocean modifier to another object?

I have a scene which I made by following Dylan Neill's youtube channel. He made the large ocean by baking the exixting plane's ocean modifier and using generated displacement maps to other object as a ...
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Unreal type, camera-mapped sphere mask in Blender

There is a "Sphere mask"- node in the Unreal- material editor, which you can use to have a spherical gradient texture tracked to the position of the object but always facing the camera and ...
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Is it possible to use geometry normal to make textures using geometry position to face normal rotation

I am attempting to make a semi-procedural material that is intended for use in walls. To ensure proper tiling of the texture, I intended to use geometry position as the vector and normal as the ...
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Why am I missing the UV Map option on certain Normal Map Vectors in Blender 2.8?

**I make content for a game called Trainz 2019. I'm currently working on a fictional train. How the textures are add works like this: An image texture to the base color, a parameter texture to ...
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Maintain scaled uv when packing

When packing uv's how do i keep them to what i scaled them to but still fit in the uv grid. I need to scale my texture image up which scales it larger than the uv grid, then when i go to pack the ...
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Why do I have different nodes on the shader editor than this tutorial?

Specifically the mapping node. Trying to plug a value into the scale and mine doesn’t let me
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Why is my Projector not working?

I am following this entertaining tutorial by CG Matters on how to make a Projector in Cycles. I believe I have sticked to the instructed steps, but somehow I am not getting the expected image. If I ...
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Can I change colors of image textures when applied in blender 2.8?

I'm in the middle of applying materials and textures to a project I'm working on. I've found a lot of good textures and they work very well, but they are not the right color. I've tried using the ...
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How to UV Map using an Image as the texture source

I am busy with a project and have been struggling for a while with this and was hoping that someone knows the solution to my problem which is with the mapping/ uv mapping. Attached is 3 images each ...
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How to do an Equirectangular texture transformation in an Image Texture Node?

To be clear I am not putting this into the World material. Instead I am projecting a 3d image from a locator onto the geo surrounding it. I have had success in lining everything up when using an ...
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UV Mapping exporting problem

i m making a body spray in blender & UV mapping it with my own design of JEPG formate . but when i try to export it for KEY SHOT or another software, only can model export but UV mapped image is ...
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Making this tire sidewall?

I want to add the Good Year lettering on the side of this vintage racing tire. I know I have to UV unwrap, what I'm not sure of is how to set up the material. I'm guessing I have to use a bump map ...
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Trouble Applying Gradient Texture for Atmosphere Density Around Earth

I'm making a photo-realistic image/animation of Earth. I'm trying to apply a spherical gradient texture to control the density of the atmosphere volume scatter. The problem is, my atmosphere is ...
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How to prevent texture from tiling? (inb4 using mapping node)

How to prevent texture from repeating across the object surface in cycles? Mapping node doesn't seems to work in this case.