Questions tagged [world]

For questions pertaining to the appearance or settings of the World in Blender - meaning the environment you see as a background in your scene. World settings and capabilities vary depending on the render engine used, so it is advisable to also specify which render engine you are using when posting a question about the World. Questions about environment lighting may also fall into this category.

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How do you edit exr files in GIMP without loosing light values?

This is the world environment texture in the Gooseberry benchmark: If I open the exr in Gimp 2.10, and save it under a new name, then switch to that new file in blender, this is the result: No ...
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Disney-Style Rendering, Eevee or Cycles? [closed]

I have set out to create my own short movie within Blender, I'm creating the world settings at the moment. I have created the sky and I am about to create procedural clouds, but am un-sure as whether ...
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How to display a world texture as a spherical icon via Python?

I'm building some viewport display tools within a panel. I want to have a spherical icon display for the active world environment texture similar to the Material viewport HDR display. The material ...
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Does “AO” in World Settings apply the GI Effect too (Cycles)?

When I check the Ambient Occlusion checkbox in the World Settings, the scene becomes brighter, but it also applies the AO effect. So this is the question: Does this option, apply both AO and GI to ...
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Convert world.light_settings to Blender 2.8 (bpy)

I'm trying to fix: ...
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World HDRi map - colors doesn't match?

I've created a custom environment texture (see below) and tried to apply it to the image. For some reason the texture comes out blue. The photo itself is not tinted (daylight-balanced floodlight and ...
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How to move multiple meshes to the world origin at the same time?

I have about 50 meshes in my blender scene and I want all of them moved to the world origin. I can do this for each single mesh by going into the world and editing the transform. (See picture) ...
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How to import from .blend specific scene.world correctly? [duplicate]

The procedure should be fairly simple but it is giving me a hard time. Example: ...
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How to separate environment in Compositor without black cutouts

Nice people of Blender SE. I'm using Compositor to blur my HDRi (as suggested by others on BSE). Cycles render engine. However, the environment behind objects isn't rendered, there's just a black ...
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Where is Environmental Lighting in 2.8?

I took a break from Blender for a year or two, and now, after updating to 2.8, I can no longer find the Environmental Lighting setting that was in the World tab. Has this been removed, or displaced, ...
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world grid is visible in render (how to remove?)

I've been trying to find a solution for quite some while and I couldn't find one so I decided to make a post here. I've been trying to learn motion tracking with blender and I got the track and I ...
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Viewport Shading Setting vs Render Image [duplicate]

I used the viewport shading setting to create material that I like and it renders in Cycles ok as per image below. My scene lights and world are switched off on purpose - I just want to use the ...
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weird artifacts while making a kaleidoscope

I'm fiddling around with a kaleidoscope, but there are some weird artifacts in the render. The artifacts are the ripped lines coming from the ball and you can clearly see faces of something(color ...
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Render in Eevee with default skyboxes? ("Scene World' ticked off in Viewport Shading) [duplicate]

How can I render using these skyboxes? Thanks!
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Use of a cubemap as environment map

in both Cycles and EEVEE, I can easily set an environment map using the nodes (Environment map node -> World) and use an equirectangular image as source. Equirectangular images are not very good at ...
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World nodes dont seem to work in EEVEE

So it seems whenever i change from the specified views such as numpad 1 2 3 ect the world becomes blank but when i orbit on my own the effects go away. here are some pictures to show you what i mean. ...
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How to disable env HDR reflection only for one object?

I have scene with 2 objects, 1 light and background HDR. For object 1 i need light reflection and background reflection. For object 2 i need only light reflection without background. Is any simple ...
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Blender 2.8 Cycles Projecting world background to an object

How can i project world environment hdri texture to an object,like camera mapping, i know i can use a material that has only shadows for later compositing it,and rendering the world environment alone, ...
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Displace Earth Terrain with Transparency

I am animating a logo for a local church and I am quite the perfectionist. I need to extrude the land from Earth without a center/water/core. I have created the wire frame already thanks to various ...
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what do these options affect?

Because I wanted to know effect of options of world tab in properties editor, I set each color option as green, red, blue. Rendering image showed me only 'surface' option being meaningful. I want to ...
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World colour is creating some fog like effect in eevee

I've been using blender internal for most of my projects. I got a project done in internal into EEVEE and the world colour created some fog like effect on the screen depicted below: The weird thing ...
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How to control reflection of environment color on materials

In a scene I have an asphalt material made using a Principled BSDF node whose color, roughness and normal values are generated using noise and voronoi textures. World uses an environment texture with ...
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How do I remove world lighting for a certain object?

I want to prevent a specific object in my scene from being lit by the world background. How can I make this happen?
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How Can I Achieve This “image bleed” Background Effect?

I am new to blender and I'm trying to figure out how to get objects and images to bleed onto a background. Video E.G.: Look at the background and how objects are being printed onto it I ...
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How to change world in blender 2.79?

I created two materials for world, World and WorldMask. How to change world from World to WorldMask using python script?
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Removing Glow From World Background

Im very new to modeling, and have what i hope will be a quick question. I have been putting together a basic outdoor scene. I changed the background colour to a sky blue colour as this seemed most ...
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Hdri is not showing in 3D view [duplicate]

I've been using blender 2.8 for past two weeks but I can't use HDRI image as environment if I apply that I'm only getting a color
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Blurring HDRI maps in Blender 2.8 EEVEE

How to blur HDRI images set to the environment? There is no definite way, I see many posts on the internet being quite misleading, like how to do it in compositing but it doesn't seem like it quite ...
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Why is viewport scene violet? [duplicate]

I've switched from C4D (getting too costly for a retiree) to Blender 2.8. I've created a simple scene consisting of the monkey atop a plane. Why is everything in the viewport and eevee shaded in ...
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Changing the color of the Sky (Sun Lamp)

With the Sun Lamp sky settings, is there any way to change the color of the sky (for example, a redder color for a sunset) or the color of the sun itself?
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How to play video in background of animation?

beginner here. I've animated a model moving and don't know how to properly add a moving background. I've added a mp4 video as the background, and it shows up when i switch to camera view, but when i ...
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Blender 2.8 different worlds settings for different view layers

Is it possible to have 2 different worlds in Blender 2.8? If positive, how do you do that?
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Decreasing star count

I am creating a completely procedural space with some stars, nebula, etc. The stars are generated by a Voronoi texture hooked up to a Color ramp - a pretty usual approach as far as I know. I would ...
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Can't open hdri in Blender 2.8 release candidate

do you also have issue with opening HDRI in Blender 2.8 release candidate? Did something changed? My approach is to go to the world settings, change color to an environment texture, click to open ...
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Where did the 'World/Surface/Strength' setting go in 2.8?

When I go to: World/Surface/ the Strength setting (available in 2.79b) does not exist. Google was not helpful in trying to find where this setting has gone.
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How do I change where imported objects appear in the world?

All objects I import go the center of the grid. Is there anyway to change this.
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Environment(world) texture engulfing meshes in Camera view

Left panel shows how i want the cam view to be and the right panel shows the cam view.I am new to blender.The environment hdr seem to engulf meshes in camera view. I guess it is something to do with ...
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Everything in pinkish in cycles or “Scene World”

I've been looking back at my blender projects and now all of them are completely pinkish when rendering with cycles (including in the live preview mode) Also if I'm in LookDev mode and tick "Scene ...
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How can I define the depth of my world? [duplicate]

I created an island with clouds hanging in the sky somewhere behind the island and a camera that approaches the island and moves around it, before moving away from it. When my camera begins ...
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EEVEE how to disable background light

I‘m currently having an issue. I want to disable the background light so that objects won‘t be influenced by it. In Cycles this is easy: inside the „Ray Visibility“ option of the world tab you just ...
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Fabric material

could anyone help me to set up a fabric material of a traditional Bedouin tent. I am trying also to define available world setting as desert environment. My material doesn't look as what i would like. ...
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Why is my world background different in these files?

I tried to repeat what I did in the first file with the background image but the image does not show up in the second file.
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How to delete world (unlink) fwithout get the Name (2.8)

How to delete world without get the name of world in blender 2.8. For add world i use ...
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Background color is not the exact color I set

When rendering the background color is not the exact color that I set under the world settings. Does anyone know why is this happening?
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How big can i make the “world”/animation set?

I am setting up an animation scene that needs to be a sprawling area. I have noticed that navigation gets awkward as I get further away from the central grid, especially in "user perspective". I am ...
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Why can't I see the Physics button on the world panel?

I'm starting to make physics in blender, but when I was going to edit the parameter "gravity" on the "World => physics" button, I found it nowhere! Can someone please help me? What can I do? I need ...
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Blender's world environment sky looks flat

Has anyone addressed the Blender environment sky horizon? It occurs to me so many landscapes are childish refrigerator art (mine certainly included) because Blender's sky horizon is at zero degrees ...
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Outdoor HDRI too bright

I am quite new to Blender, but I have already gone through a couple of tutorials. Now have finally started making a scene myself, lamps and indoor HDRIs works fine, but when I use outdoor HDRIs (from ...
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Do I need low poly model assets for videogames - enviroment or “world”

I have a question about the creation of assets for video games. Usually for the game objects a high poly model is prepared, to then transfer the details on a low poly model, so that it can be rendered ...
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World appearing black [duplicate]

For some reason, whenever I do a test render with Shift + Z, all I get is my character and the world is black. In the World properties, I have a Sky Texture with a strength of four, but it still shows ...