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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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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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How can I paint on specific masked vertices even if they don't form faces?

I need to vertex-paint some models. It would be very time-consuming to paint each vertex individually because I have lots of models that have lots of hidden vertices. Instead, I am trying to select ...
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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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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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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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How to texture a landscape?

I have a landscape created by moving vertices only along the z axis, as per many tutorials. The problem is that, where there is a steep incline (i.e. a big distance between axes), the texture gets ...
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Is there a way to center a stencil map in the 3D View?

Vertex Paint mode, Texture painting with Stencil Map. The map gets created down left in the 3D View. And clicking at the Reset Transform button resets the stencil map back to down left. But i would ...
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How can I export vertex paint to Unity?

How can I paint an object in Vertex paint and then export it to Unity, keeping it's colour?
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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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Above Threshold and Below Threshold in DataTransfer Modifier?

I'm working on DataTransfer Modifier to blend vertex color of 2 colors layer , it worked but i dont understand how Mix Mode : Above Threshold and Below Threshhold worked , i tried to modified Mix ...
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Sculptmode paint with image texture has no color and is black and white

Using an image texture under brush settings in sculpt mode makes the texture loose its color information. Using the same settings in vertex paint mode works as expected (ignore the yellow tint): (I ...
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Blender 3.2 vector paint overlay

Has anyone had any success overlaying the new vector paint in Sculpt Mode across an existing image texture? The vector paint is only showing in the basic viewport but not rendering. Thanks in advance.
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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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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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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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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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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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What piece of hardware handles keyframes (specifically AnimAll V-Col)

I'm finding my current system is lacking (Trident 3 MSI) when it comes to doing V-Col masking keyframes for cell/toon shaded 3D animations. Physically painting the masks in vertex color mode also is ...
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vertex displaced dynamic paint canvas does not render

I am animating a metal object permanently denting a plastic object that it comes into contact with. The white plastic object is using the dynamic paint physics modifier and is set as the canvas. The ...
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Is it possible to paint with materials as palette?

I have a situation where it could be a practical approach to assign several materials to a mesh and use these materials as a palette so that we could paint the mesh faces with it. The only way I ...
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How to make dynamic paint brushes to affect some canvases, and not to affect others?

The Sphere is moving and draws dynamic paint on the Cube. The Cube emits particles that draw dynamic paint on the Plane. How to make the particles (emitted by the cube), not to draw dynamic paint on ...
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Vertex paint colors problem

I am doing a really low poly style for a project that I am working on. We are using vertex paint mode only with physically based rendering in Unity. My issue is occurring during the vertex painting ...
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Change color of texture with vertex paint

I have a texture that is grey scale and another with alpha. I used the second images alpha to make parts of the first image transparent. Is there anyway i can affect the color of the grey scale image ...
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Add additional behaviour to brush when using vertex paint mode

I am using vertex paint mode to color my low poly mesh. Additionally I need to set a metallic and a roughness value when the color is brushed on a vertex. The metallic and roughness values are stored ...
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Data transfer modifier layer selection

You bake a mesh's colours to a retopology mesh with data transfer modifier. How do you select a part of the mesh in layer selection? Which information do you put in to transfer colours to the ...
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How to show or hide specific bricks using vertex colors?

Hey fellow Blender gurus! A little bit of brain teaser here (or maybe not). I have two Brick Textures (of different color) and an unwrapped cube. What I want is use vertex painting to create some kind ...
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How to stop subsurface scattering when I paint my sculpt

I painted some black spots with the Paint brush in sculpting mode and as you can see in the Cycles viewport the subsurface scattering is going crazy.
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How can I set a different vertex parent for different pieces of mesh

I have a dragon with teeth in its mouth. I would like to define for each tooth a parent vertex from the mouth so that they stay in place when the mouth moves. The thing is that all the teeth are in ...
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Color Palette Swatches in UI

I'm using vertex paint to blend materials and i'd love to just have a red, green, blue swatches on the ui without having to go into the color picker every time Is there an option or addon to bring ...
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Script that will assign vertex color based on distance from cursor

my goal is to create an operator script that will add the specified color to the vertex color of the selected object based on distance (and lambert using the normals facing). this will essentially ...
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Only paint the paint mask selected faces in vertex paint

I'm using the latest blender stable build: 3.5, in past versions it worked fine to just activate paint mask, and it only painted the selected face. Now, it suddenly stopped working with the latest ...
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How to render mesh in .ply with vertex color?

I'm quite new to blender and I'm trying to render some meshes in .ply format shown below. ...
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i made a bench with 15 rectangles intersecting each other and painted it, only 1 was painted even when i group them it doesnt paint the whole thing

right pink object only gets painted/most recently clicked
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Where can I change the default value for vertex color attribute?

I am currently trying to see if I can make a change to the blender code to allow me to have a default value of the vertex color attribute to (0,0,0,0) instead of (1,1,1,1) when I create a primitive ...
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Why do Vertex paint colors look pixelated?

I'm trying to color the vertices of an object. I have list of values like this: values_list = [0.1, 0.5, 0.2, 0.4, etc...] which means the vertex with index 0 has a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Vertex Baking to textures for Colour ID Map not working 2.79

I don't understand, Only yesterday this baked out just fine and as far as I can tell, I never changed anything. Blender render Add 1 material to model - UV unwrap model - Vertex paint mode and paint ...
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