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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Weight paint only working on some vertices? [v2.73]

I am trying to weight paint a mesh for a unity game, and only a few if any of the vertices are being painted. This is something I was able to do a while back in version 2.49, but now it doesn't work. ...
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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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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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How to color line set with vertex colors?

I would like to use vertex colors to paint an extruded line set but do not succeed to do it. In detail, I export a scene in X3D format from paraview. It consist of a panels and lines that are colored ...
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Any way to have more than 8 vertex paint slots?

Currently there is a limit of 8 vertex paints slots, is there anyway to have more than 8 slots?
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Controlling Node Based Displacement

Hey I'm making a model that uses the experimental microdisplacement to make bumps on my mesh, but I only want the bumps to be in certain parts of the mesh. Is there some way to use vertex groups or ...
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How many bits per channel we have for storing vertex color data?

As in title. I want to know how precise vertex color data is in Blender.
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View vertex color in edit mode instead of material color?

I am using vertex color to create the colorID map for Substance Painter. I canot use materials for this, because I use materials to define Substance Painter's textures sets (there is no other way for ...
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is it possible to declare what info is duplicated during subdivision?

I'm looking to write a script for fun and testing. I want to subdivide a mesh but only the vertex color info. In short, I want blender to create more room for uvless painting with out carrying twice ...
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How can I get the viewport in rendered shading mode to update in real time during vertex painting in cycles?

I try to use vertex painting in cycles as a factor to mix two different materials, which works perfectly fine. However, while I paint the object in the viewport in rendered shading mode, the 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Colorize Instances according to vertex color or UV map

I have a vertex colored model (1) and I'm using Cells v1.2 to generate a hollow voxel model of my Object.(2) I want to change the object color of every instance/voxel according to the underlying ...
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Can a cycles material input a texture from outside of the material?

I'm creating a Blender cycles material that combines a mesh's vertex colors with a texture. I use the Attribute node to get the vertex colors, and the Image Texture node to get the texture: I want ...
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Colour Bleeding

I have made this circle for an eye. I would like the white to fill the selected faces only, but for some reason it is going way beyond. Any ideas what I could do? Many thanks!
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Convert (bake ? ) cycles shaders to vertex colors for 3D printing

Is there any solution to "bake" vertexcolors from cycles shaders, such as voronoi, cells, pointiness etc...? I want to make some colorful patterns by mixing shaders on objects via cycles and then ...
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Remove alpha from vertex color

I have some meshes that I baked the materials in to vertex color and it works fine. But when I export to FBX, all the vertex colors are RGBA while all the alpha values are 1.0. Is there a way to get ...
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why is my rendered image different from what I see in my 3D view?

I am trying to load a specific mesh with texture into blender using bpy. With a lot of help from this community, I have managed to load both the mesh and texture. Our question 1) When we try to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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No objects or images found to bake to

this is my first time trying to do this thing. So I am trying to bake a Vector painted object onto a texture but I failled. Video showing the failure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOjKZ9u3OD8 I ...