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Is it possible to paint only on selected vertices in vertex paint?

I'm trying to add some fake shading to a model in vertex paint mode, but I'm having trouble because some parts of the mesh hide the vertices I'm trying to paint. Ideally, since I'm painting the same ...
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Does Blender support linear colorspace for vertex colors?

It looks like the vertex colors in Blender are stored using sRGB colorspace. The game engine I'm using (Apple SceneKit) uses linear colorspace. As I export the vertex painted model either using the ...
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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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Is it possible to unwrap materials made in Vertex Paint?

I painted an group of objects in Blender using the Vertex Paint and was wondering if it would be possible to unwrap the mutliple materials(when the objects are joined together using Ctrl+J)? Do I have ...
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Is it possible to copy and paste vertex weight?

Is it possible to copy the vertex weight from 1 vertex on a body mesh, then paste that weight onto ALL the vertex of a selection (basically an accessory that's joined to the body for the purpose of ...
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Make vertex paint affect mesh texture greyscale

I vertex painted my mesh. I then unwrapped and assigned a texture. This is the node setup i used. It is almost exactly what i want. But. The vertex paint is affecting the transparency of the ...
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Is there a way to not limit vertex painting to visible geometry?

Is there a setting for vertex painting which allows you to paint on geometry that is visually obscured from the view by geometry in front of it? (I am looking for something similar to the limit ...
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In layman's term, what exactly is the difference of vertex paint and UV mapping?

I was watching tutorials on youtube on how to texture and I don't know which one to follow. At first, I thought vertex paint seems easier but the other looks like it's more flexible. I'm going to use ...
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How to paint through all mesh during vertex painting?

Tell please how to paint all vertices, not just visible, in vertex paint mode?
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Vertex Paint - creating gradient from selected vertices?

So what I want to create vertex paint gradient from selected edge loops like this: In this picture I did with brush, but I have some bigger models so it could be tedious. I know you can do this in ...
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Fill Mesh Components with Random Vertex Color

I find myself spending a tremendous amount of time preparing my models for export into substance painter. It seems like a macro and or script would be able to do this no problem. Unfortunately my ...
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Vertex Paiting slightly hidden parts of the mesh

I'm Vertex Painting an object that is has small depressions and bumps. When I make a stroke from some angle, there seem to be a bunch of vertices that don't receive the stroke. In the following image,...
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Set Vertex normals to vertex color in Python

How do i set the vertex color to vertex normal for all vertices of an selected object? My approach here somehow prints only a few vertices and spares out the rest :( How can i fix that and include ...
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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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Per face vertex coloring

In blender you can color the vertexes. But is there a way to color the faces so the faces have only one color instead of the colors being interpolated based on the colors of the surronding verticies. ...
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Is it possible to blend from 1 to zero in Vertext Paint mode?

I want to paint vertices like the image (It is done in Photoshop). The first row is red with alpha 1 and the 6th row is red with alpha zero. I want to blend from 1 to zero in specific area.
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Shadow control by vertex paint

Is it possible to accomplish something like this or this in blender? In this video you can see some results in BI, but I can't (and many other people in comments) render it (you can download .blend in ...
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Is it possible to set the vertex color alpha component?

I work in the game industry and often make shaders that rely on vertex color parameters for certain effects. This is often used to reduce shader complexity and material usage in order to improve ...
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Multiple colors per vertex

I am able to paint model with Vertex Paint. Colours are very similar to Normals. It is possible to have 2 or 3 normals per vertex. (smooth/flat) Is it possible to assign multiple colours per vertex ...
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How to properly set VERTEX_PAINT mode from a python script?

My goal is to get a rendered image of an PLY mesh from command line. I wrote this script: ...
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Is there a way to vertex paint occluded vertices?

Is there a way to vertex-paint-brush vertices that are behind the faces? Kind of like x-ray select, but x-ray paint? There is an option "Front Faces Only", but even if it's off, it doesn't seem to do ...
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Vertex paint strange artifacts on big object

I'm experiencing difficulties with vertex paint mode. I got a really huge object (huge in display-size and in vertex-amount) and thus need to zoom out very much to paint it. Looks like this: (see the ...
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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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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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Is it possible to change the brush on the vertex paint option?

I want to paint snow on top of a material and I found that vertex paint combined with an attribute node and a mix shader will allow me to mix two materials with what I paint in the vertex paint mode. ...
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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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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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How to add realistic grunge to crevices

I'm modeling BB8, and having difficulty getting really good dirt and grunge on him in the right places and the right texture. I did watch Andrew Price's video on how to add grunge using dirty vertex ...
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Is it possible to use vertex paint with symmetry? Mirror modifier not an option

Model is rigged, UV-mapped, shape keys made, etc., so I can't cut the model in half and use the mirror modifier to "cheat". Help appreciated.
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“Vertex paint” or Cycles “Mix node” problem?

I sure I should see blue texture in place of this blue/green jitter. Why this happens?
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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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Can I use the weigh paint information as color vertex information?

I've came up with a question regarding weight painting and color vertex data. So this is the explanation to my question: I would like to use the gradient I created as weight paint to create a mask ...
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Adjust color balance/brightness/contrast on scanned mesh

I am currently learning how to use blender as a tool to clean up and edit 3D scans. I am currently working on really large scans which were split in multiple chunks. Some of the chunks differs ...
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How to weight all vertices for a selected bone?

I have a mesh that I tried auto painting the weights on. It didn't turn out as expected see this screen shot: I'd like to set the weight on all vertices for that bone to 0
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Texture color with vertex paints

I have a black and white textured 3d model. Is there any way I can vertex paint the model and have the vertex paint serve as a way to "colorize" or change the color of the black and white images to ...
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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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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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One vertex, how many triangles ok for game? [closed]

What the best practice on how many triangles can you create with one vertex when exporting for a game? is there a limit?
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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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Graphics Tablet not working only in 3D View [closed]

I have a Huion Q11K graphics tablet. Only the stylus pressure doesn't seem to work. I can use the pen to click on menu buttons and manipulate the view just fine. In fact holding shift while sculpting ...
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Problem with the weight paint mode when there are a lot of geometry on the mesh

I have some problem with the weight painting of the mesh,check the attached video and tell me please what's the correct way to operate,in this case. Since there are a lot of geometries on the mesh,I ...
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How to repaint certain faces/vertices using vertex paint?

I have been analyzing the whole day, should I use vertex paint or a texture atlas to paint all my models in blender for my diploma thesis I am currently working on (procedural generation of a city ...
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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 ...