Questions tagged [vertex-colors]

Vertex colors are color values that can be stored with each vertex in a mesh. This tag is for anything related to them.

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Is there a way in Blender 2.8.1 to use indexed colors in vertex painting

I am looking for a way to do vertex painting in Blender with indexed colors, so that one could have a palette of colors and assign a index of those colors to a vertex. This would enable a way to ...
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I can only see vertex colors in Vertex Paint mode - otherwise gray

I'm using Blender 2.81 beta. I imported a large glTF model which has only vertex colors. (I can see them in other glTF apps like the web viewers.) After the import completes (it takes a while, 7M ...
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Blender 2.81 doesn't seem to be importing vertex color for .ply

So people have had similar problems showing colors on .ply files here and here but I don't think this is the same case. I've exported a .ply file from a program called paraview with color info on it....
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How to save the default mode of a custom workspace?

When designing new workspaces, there doesn't seem to be a way to save or define the default mode of that workspace. You can duplicate one of the presets and go from there, which would work fine... ...
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Is it possible to stick vertices, and for them not to be affect by proportional editing

I have a tablet/pill shape, and I want to select all the outer vertices or edges, and have them stay where they are, so that when I do a proportional edit, they remain fixed, and so the edges/vertices ...
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Baking Texture to Vertex Color: what's under the hood?

Blender 2.9 user here. I make intense use of the "bake texture" option in the Render tab, with the option "bake to vertex color" activated. I do this in order to later export a .ply file which ...
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How to StringProperty to bpy.context.object.data.vertex_colors?

I was wondering, if it were possible and how, I was looking at the bees but this is not present in bpy.types so I don't really know how and if you can add a StringProperty, to this ...
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Get smoke color from flow object Vertex Color

I have an alembic cache of an animated object with animated vertex color and I'm using this as a flow object for a smoke simulation. All that is generating smoke well, but... Does anyone know how I ...
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Viewport colors look darker in Vertex Paint mode Blender 2.8

Viewport shading set to solid and color to vertex with flat shading, the colors appear to be darker in vertex paint mode than in object mode.
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How to paint vertex alpha for use in Unreal/Unity or cycles

How can I paint vertex alpha in Blender 2.8 so it can be used either for Unreal/Unity or even for use in cycles renderings. And how can I see this in a viewport?
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Vertex color display

Blender v2.79 user over here. I've baked my texture to vertex colors and I was wondering: is there a way to view the RGB color of a selected vertex, much like you can see the XYZ coordinates of it in ...
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Feature Points on Mesh

I didn't start using Blender yet since I would like to know whether it's is the correct place to do my work on. The case is as follows: I have a mesh (XYZ- coordinates, faces) represented as Graph(...
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No objects or images to bake to error, driving me nuts [duplicate]

I am trying to bake texture for a model, and I get the infamous error "No objects or images to bake to". I have done a lot of googling to try and solve this, and in particular I have read pretty much ...
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How do I change the vertex color layer limit? (2.79)

I am very new to anything scripting so bare with me. I am trying to create a script that exports out a ply sequence with a different baked vertex color per frame of the sequence. I did some ...
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Remove from vertex color group data about another group

I have two groups Vertex Colors. One is Face another Cheeks. I want to ...
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How to color vertices of cube

I am trying to color the vertex points of a octahedron and want to have control over how they blend into each other. I am using a mapping node but am not able to achieve the desired result. The ...
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Change vertex color by selection

Is there a way to set the vertex color by selecting vertex or faces rather than painting? I know there is a way in maya, but I can't seem to find a way to do it in blender.
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How to correctly separate vertex color data into the R channel on EEVEE?

for some reason if I add (in the shader tree) the ATTRIBUTE>COL from the vertex color property and channel it to a separate RGB (only making the R channel plug into a ramp node and then to the shader ...
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Texture is not baking correctly in Bake Mode: Vertex Colors

I have done vertex paint for one of my models. After vertex paint, I baked the texture, but it spoiled the model. I followed the procedure in this video for baking. The result is below.
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how to add vertex colors to multiple objects using animation nodes

What are the steps to assign a list of colors to the vertex color of a list of objects? The 'set vertex color' node does not accept a list of colors and a list of objects. So how to wrap this action ...
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Per-Vertex Color

There is already a post about this (reference: https://cvl-demos.cs.nott.ac.uk/vrn/index.php), but it hasn't been resolved and I'm evidently too much of a noob to even comment on it, but I'm having ...
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Bake a texture to vertex color in Blender 2.8

In Blender 2.8 was removed Blender Render, where was option "Bake Texture to Vertex Color". Unfortunately in Eevee there is no such functionality. I like new Blender 2.8 very much, but I can't use it ...
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PLY import with colour-per-vertex is far too dark

I import my models via two different importers: PLY and COLLADA. Even if I use the same RGB values, after import, the brightness is vastly different between the two. The PLY import has very dark ...
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How to loop import vertex color to get the second one

I want to get some knowledge for fixing up my issue, which is I cannot import second vertex color. I'm using add-on to do so but it has not this feature. So what I am asking for is to make comments ...
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How to see vertex alpha transparency?

How can I see vertex alpha as I paint it in Vertex Paint mode in 2.8? I get how to see vertex colors, via the node system, in LookDev, but I can't seem to figure how to see vertex alpha as I go to add ...
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How to get into second vertex color?

Edit: For all viewers which can have similar problem - if your addon is importing vertex color but you don't see second or another one then you should make sure that this script even has these kind of ...
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Hide Vertex Colors while painting

I did set up a Material node system that applies textures depending on the vertex color influence. Now I want to see only the textures while painting the vertex colors and hide the vertex colors ...
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Display colored vertices in viewport

I have two clouds of naked vertices created from tree models - no faces, no edges. I want to assign different colors to these clouds so it is possible to better distinguish between them in the ...
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Having issues with Low Poly Texture Colours

Blender Novice here. I been getting into some basic low poly modelling for unity and have been working on applying a simple solid color texture to one of my trees. The issue is that the colors seem ...
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How do I set a vertex color material in Blender 2.8?

I have a model with vertex colors in it. I would like to display it in rendered shading. There is no more an input called vertex color. I'm using Blender -2.80-387c1f2e0d5d-linux-glibc224-x86_64 How ...
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2.8 Workbench colors to match vertex colors 1:1

I have noticed that the color picker never picks the same exact color in 2.8 vertex paint mode. I tried around with the different Color Management settings in the renderer panel with no luck and tried ...
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Gradient-Coloring Vertices Based on Global Z-Loc Not Working As Expected

I tried to write my own code that changes vertex colors based on the vertex Z-location(global). Which I derived from these links: How can I get vertex positions from a mesh? https://blenderartists....
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How to import Alembic Vertex Colors from Houdini correctly?

I've exported a simple scene from houdini with a few geometries, and written into the vertex colors, Cd, for each mesh a different gray value like: (.1,.1,.1)(.2,.2,.2) ... etc When I import this ...
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Vertex colors with skin modifier

I have some curves that I want to render in Cycles; these are not blender curves, instead they are composed of a set of vertices, each having a color, and edges (but no faces). Using the skin ...
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Add a new Shading Color Type - Vertex Colors

I want to add some custom color type shading in blender 2.8. I found out, that space_View3d.py is the code that draws this part of the UI: VIEW3D_PT_shading_color It looks like this is just some ...
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Replace all white vertices with color of my choice Blender

I need a way to replace all white vertices in the scene with color of my choice via python or tools. The real problems is that I make models with vertex colors and I apply Cell Fracture. ...
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some color not showing in render

so i painted in vertex mode and i feel i did everything right and when i went to render not all color showed here: and in vertex mode
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How to export a .fbx file with vertex colors for substance painter

I am trying to use vertex colors in order to utilize substance painter's ID mask baking functionality. Is there any way to export vertex colors in the high-poly .fbx file to generate the ID map? I ...
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Cycles Gradient between two materials

How do i create gradient between two materials in one mesh? (second screenchot was edited in PS)
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Offset based on Vertex Colors

For you a tricky question : do you know a way to apply negative and positive offsets on different surfaces based on its colors in Blender ? For this key, the green represents the surfaces without ...
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Cant find attribute node

Complete and utter noob to 3d traditional 3d modeling, let alone blender. I was going to learn how to do lighting, but the imported colours are considered vertex colors, and cannot be rendered ...
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no way too see vertex color of all the scene in 3D view ? [Blender 2.8]

I only work with vertex color for my models, but i can only see the colors if i go to paint mode and only for one object. I want to see all my objects in my 3D view scene in vertex colors. and in ...
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How to mix Vertex Colours with character's Diffuse Texture? (Blender Internal)

I'm currently on my wit's end trying to find an answer to this that works for me, but every question and answer are referring to something different from my situation, and with most being Cycles-only ...
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How to paint vertex alpha in the new version for unity?

https://youtu.be/DMS1I-gJkzE According to google, making bottom vertecies opaque and top ones transparent should fix the sliding grass issue. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QbpCZuGe7M I tried ...
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How to export with color for 2.8? [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to using blender and I just want to know how to export models with Textures because every time I export it just shows the grey model with out the colors.
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Vertex attribute not linked to vertex colour collectio

The vertex paint is driving me nuts Create a vertex collection collection +attribute with same name and paint something on your model Create another vertex colour connection + attribute and name them ...
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Texture becomes black when tryng to bake vertex color to texture!

when I UV smart project my model, then open a new file (thats black) where I want my vertex color to bake to. The texture only becomes black. It doesnt make any sense. Please look at attached file: ...
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Animation Node (Vertex color) and Cycles Node (Gradient)

I have a problem creating a color gradient in the AN grid (I used vertex color, but only one color remains). This image below shows the effect you would like to have on AN. But I used the array and ...
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Blender 2.8 How to make the object color in viewport look excatly as it is?

So I'm making the models for a game that only uses vertex colors and no textures. I've noticed that any color in blender 2.8 viewport looks darker that it actually is. I use vertex painting to paint ...
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Retrieve vertex colors in 2.8

2.79 allowed you to set shading to flat, which would render the vertex color 1:1 on screen (assuming the entire normal had been solidly colored and noting else is being set to diffuse, of course ...