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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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 ...
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What are Vertex Colors and when to use them?

So, a question that's been on my mind for a good number of years (but simultaneously one that I somehow never got around to really investigating) is one that I probably really should know, but that I ...
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Animation nodes - Vertex colors to transforms?

I apologize if this looks as spamming, but I think this should be a different question, though I am trying to achieve similar goal. I want to be able to influence matrices with several different ...
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Reset and Layout UV is really slow

I have this 3D Voxel sculpture, this was made of thousands of Box objects, but merged into a single object and it has a nice Vertex Color per Box. Anyhow, I would like to somewhat layout the UV of ...
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How to change color only of selected objects in a matrix?

I'm trying to exempt a couple of objects from being colored by an 'empty' which is coloring the cube matrix based on the distance. In the image there are 2 empties: one is coloring the cubes blue, ...
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Store unique vertex ID in vertex color

Script from this answer encodes polygons ID to vertex colors: ...
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How to get diffuse color of a material via Python?

Since I am used to code with Python in Maya I have trouble getting things to work in Blender. I want to do something specific based on the name of its material that is applied. But I am really ...
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Changing vertex colors through python

I'm trying to get and set the vertex colors of a mesh through a python script. However, the script seems unable to find the vertex color data, claiming the data set has length 0 despite that clearly ...
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set a specified vertex color to black via python

how to set the vertex color in the center of the mesh to black and the rest of the vertices to red via python? a lot of the answers just tell me that i can color all the vertices in one face like that:...
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Editing and displaying different “layers” of vertex colors

I'm given a mesh with vertex colors that display the original material/color of an object. Now I want to classify these vertex colors according to the different materials they can be divided into. ...
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Transfer vertex colors between objects

I need to vary the vertex colors of a mesh using simulation data (generated using a tool named Paraview). I imported the mesh and vertex colors in an X3D file, but the vertex colors correspond to ...
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Coloring bevel curve with vertex color

I'm working on a visualization problem. I'm given a curve with a list of vertices. There is a color assigned to each vertex. My question is "how do I generate the bevel curve by linearly ...
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Bake vertex colors to texture from mesh

This has been asked before but I can't find the solution now. The solution was something about going into blender render, setting the bake type to vertex colors and then just baking but I'm just ...
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Assign colour to vertices given face texture, and enable conversion to a point cloud

I'm a-bit of a Blender newbie here so please forgive me if what I'm about to say sounds stupid, but I've been trying to solve this issue for far too long now and am becoming way too frustrated...so, ...
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Attribute node for Vertex color texturing problem

I would like to use vertex color information for texturing. I found some description on the web but there is something what I can't figure out. If I use a color at 0.5 value, the FAC value through ...
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How to correctly use vertex colors?

I exported the model into Unity and only the blue faces are shown. I think am doing something wrong, because when I select the blue ones they appear alone, but when I select the red ones both are ...
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Render Vertex Colours in Blender Internal

I don't like using cycles and prefer using blender internal render. So how can I render my vertex colours in Internal render. like as a material.