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Questions tagged [vertex-paint]

Vertex Painting is a simple way of painting color onto an object, by directly manipulating the color of vertices, rather than textures, and is fairly straightforward -- The Blender Manual. Use this tag for questions about using vertex painting in Blender.

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Vertex Paint doesn't paint properly

Blender 3.1 When I paint on the main model, paint shows up only on preview(I'm not sure about the actual term tho) Thank you in advance!!
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in Blender 3.2 Beta in the new vertex painting when adding "texture" to the brush setting it has no effect on the color

in Blender 3.2 Beta in the new vertex painting when adding "texture" to the brush setting it has no effect on the color, like the default vertex painting! Is this because it is in Beta for ...
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How can I paint specifically the vertices underneath another mesh?

I have a base body and make clothing for it, but in the game we use an item mask (just a texture of the body that's white, but black underneath the clothing) to clip out the parts of the body ...
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How to paint directly on the model without image, just with two colors

I need to find an answer to this question. I have some simple elements - sword and spear, that could be painted only with two colours. Is there any way to paint more simple, - without making "...
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Vertex texture painting does not work because of scale

When I want to vertex texture paint I can't paint anything. I can paint other objects in the same scene until I scale an object. Apply scale does also not work. I just want a simple vertex texture ...
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Vertex painting how to

First pic below shows the horns and the node setup. The horns were masked and done as a separate vertex color index. Not sure if this was necessary and might well be complicating things. Second pic ...
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Copying skin weights+vertex paint+bindskin+rigging+reducing polycount+bindskin in ver. 1.8 blender [closed]

So I've created two models of equal sizes and shapes in blender 1.8 and would like to do the following tasks on one of the models: Copy skin weights from one model to another Add vertex paint to some ...
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I can't bake Vertex paint

I have been trying to bake my high resolution model's Texture paint or Vertex paint all day today without any luck. Lastly I tried the Vertex paint, but here's what happens: this is the high poly mesh ...
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Problem with vertex painting

I'm trying to do a low-poly tutorial and I want to use vertex painting to paint the island but the brush doesn't paint... I'm a begginer, please someone can help me?
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Vertex Painting not showing up

Hey all I am a bit of a blender noob and am trying to figure out why my painted vertex color is not showing up. I have created a Material and created a vertex color node in my shader graph with the ...
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How to use a wetmap to distribute particles (how to distribute plants where moisture collects)

This is a follow-up to this question - Geometry nodes: How to distribute points on valleys only? One of the approaches considered was using particles to simulate rain, then using the wet map from ...
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scultpure changes every time I try to paint

so I am new to blender and I have been trying for days to get vertex paint to work on my sculpted object. Ive followed multiple tutorials but it just wont show up. UPDATE:so now I am able to draw on ...
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Why is my vertex painting sometimes working and sometimes not working?

I'm vertex painting another texture onto my mesh plane, sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't. There are solid black lines in the background, the vertex painting works as expected. However, in some ...
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Geometry Nodes - Color Value as Float

First, I'd like to provide some context. I have a low resolution 3d map. I made this map by subdividing a hexagon and applying a Displace modifier to it. A little color-ramp magic in the shader, ...
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Cannot See Vertex paint in viewport shader

I found it out, go to shader editor Click "add" and add a "Vertex Color" click the grey box on the new vertex color and click "Col" or your colormap Drag onto the circle ...
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Rig rest position in Vertex Paint?

Is there any way to display the rig in it's resting position only in Vertex Paint? The rig is pre-posed to a position I want however since the hands are curling inwards, I can't see the entirety of ...
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Vertex paint and image texture combination

I'm trying to have an image as texture and also paint some vertices. but at the render the result contain some white color on the object. Any way to avoid this white color from the render and stay ...
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Vertex Paint disappears after switching to edit mode

Basically, after painting the vertices, I noticed that at some point while editing my scene, they disappeared ... and I tested every step i did before to find out what was causing it to disappear. I ...
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Vertex Paint no longer adds color

I modeled my object just fine, then went into the Texture Paint tab, and, using Vertex Paint, I was able to paint my object looking kind of how I wanted. However, I did something which is now ...
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Prediction of linear RGB color in Vertex Paint

I'm using VertexPaint to generate masks for specific vertex groups on meshes together with AOV and rendering to EXR. It's very important for me to be able to control the exact color values that's ...
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When I paint in vertex paint mode, can I paint per vertex with python script?

I know that selecting vertices is possible in edit mode. I want to color after selecting a vertex in vertex paint mode. Is that possible?
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Rendering vertex colours from imported WRL object

Every time I have installed Blender over the many years I get so frustrated... Inexperienced, and now using ver 2.91.0 Here's what I'm trying to do: Import from ZBrush a polypainted (vertex painted) ...
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vertex paint seems to be "low res" or weird on some parts of the mesh

This seems to be a problem of the mesh or the UVs because it also happens on weight paint. But I don't know what to do. the left object seems to work somewhat fine but the right side is just too bad, ...
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can not assign any weights at the vertex group

The shoe string didn't work(First image), but The shoe worked(Second image) What should I do fix the error?
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How to write to the vertex colors for each frame like animation

How to write to the vertex colors for each frame ie. Is there a way to assign color to a loop index for each frame and that data should be available to the dependency graph. Is this possible with bpy? ...
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Is there a way to have more vertex colors per mesh? Or at least some kind of workaround?

At the moment it won't let me create more than eight, the add button doesn't work after that number. I use these for different "handpainted" lighting effects for different scenes with the ...
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Purchased a rigged character, but can't vertex paint

I purchased a royalty free rigged hamster from TurboSquid but the colors are wrong and don't fully match the colors on my free downloaded hamster from TurboSquid. I tried to create a New Material to ...
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Vertex paint texture not visible in cycle render view

when I use vertex paint to blend two textures I can only see the effect of the painting in the material preview mode but when I switch it to rendered view painted texture does not appear. This only ...
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Section of my object is darker than the rest

here's an image of my issue: I'm attempting to create a model, and I'm using vertex paint in order to colour certain faces. However no matter how I paint it one section of the model will appear much ...
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How to color lips? [duplicate]

How do you select only the vertexes of the lips to color them? I am really confused
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Blender Remesh Error in Sculpt mode. How do I decrease the polygons correctly and save the project?

I have a big problem. Some time ago I asked a question about this project regarding the selection of polygons to be able to work in zones. The problem now is another, not being an expert in polygonal ...
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Export object with vertex paint

I am a beginner when it comes to Blender, so bare with me. I painted my sculpted character with vertex paint. Now I would like to export it to .obj or something like that, and if I have understood ...
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Very strange- sculpt mode hides vertices

Very weird issue!! Blender 2.90.1 In edit mode my model appears to be as normal, no part of the mesh is hidden (alt + H). If I enter either weight paint mode, vertex paint mode or sculpt mode no ...
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How would one paint a narrow circle around the edge of a circular object in blender

I need to paint a circular border onto an object in Blender 2.83. After playing with the vertex paint, I have not been able to figure this out. This should be simple, but so far have not had much ...
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Some vertices aren't visible when i go to edit mode from weight paint mode

When I am in weight paint mode and I want to create a vertex mask. I click tab and some of the mesh does not show the vertices. I can hit alt-h to unhide but when i go back to weight paint mode and ...
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Set Vertex Colors as Freestyle Line Colors

I was trying to figure out how to make the Freestyle line colors the same colors as the vertex paint but couldn't figure it out. Is this possible? If so how do I do it?
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I cannot paint using Vertex Paint

Beginner here. I have been following some vid tutorials. But for some reasons. I cant paint on my mesh at vertex paint. Its not visible in render view mode. Even though I applied the Attribute node. ...
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Vertex color gradient is not linear

I am painting the default cube through vertex coloring. I paint the bottom four vertices as (0.25, 0.25, 0.25) and the top four vertices as (0.75, 0.75, 0.75). When I inspect the result in VERTEX ...
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Vertex paint not working after sculpting with dyntopo on

I started painted a low poly island model some weeks ago. Today I modified the mesh with sculpt mode and when I activated Dyntopo, I got this warning: Then I tried to vertex paint the new vertices ...
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Vertex Paint not painting the areas selected on Blender2.8

So I'm literally using blender 2.8 for the first time and I'm following a tutorial to make a low-poly island. I'm at where I want to paint the tip of my mountains white (while preserving the low-poly ...
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Eliminating seam between liquid and foam

Bit of a complicated issue here so let me preface this by saying that I am very new to blender, and complex solutions may go over my head. I followed along with Blender Guru's beginner doughnut series ...
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how to paint on sculpts without retopo for idealization?

I am trying paint in eye brows and eye shadow without having to retopo because I just want to see the idealization of the model/sculpt. Is this possible or maybe there is a better way to do this that ...
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Symmetrize Weight Paint Inconsistency (Video Included)

I have a model and rig that I'm trying to mirror to the other side. When I try to perform the operation it works totally fine on last weeks file. But when I do it on my most recent file, it doesn't ...
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How to enable Vertex Color Paint in v2.81.16? Can't find material options in new UI

Just installed Blender, not used to this UI. Having trouble finding a lot of things, but getting by. Can't get by without this though, there used to be material options but either that got thrown out ...
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Is there a way to set vertex color of selected vertices with single click?

I have some objects that I want to set the vertex colors of. While I can use my tablet to do this in vertex paint mode, for the project I'm working on, I just need to flood fill the selected vertices ...
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Show vertex color unlit in viewport

I cannot show vertex color unlit - it keeps being affected by some global light. Does anyone know how to do this? I have selected "flat lighting" and "vertex" in color under the Viewport Shading Menu, ...
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Can I vertex paint on top of procedural texture?

can I vertex paint on to of procedural texture? I just start getting into the texture/coloring of models, I've spent a lot of time learning the modeling aspect of blender. This is model isn't an ...
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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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Why some vertex on weight paint aren't painted

I think it's very self explanatory. When I try to paint some vertex in the weight painting mode they refuse to be painted. I have the weight normalized and tried painting with auto-normalice on and ...
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Can I see two vertex group at the same time while weight painting?

I just Wanted To See two Different Vertex groups at the same time so thatwhen i am weight painting i do not overlap each other
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