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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 to make a procedural plane world background?

I understand that this question is a little complicated, but I was wondering how to spread a texture on the node of the world, using procedural. In this example I have recreated what I would like ...
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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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Python Panel Slider Controlling Object material and World Sky Nodes at the same time?

Is there a way for a panel slider to control both an object's material node and a world node at the same time? I currently have the slider controlling the mix factor of a material that is assigned to ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to use SSAO in Eevee without world lighting?

I'd love to use SSAO in eevee to just add a little depth to my scene, but I've created a studio-esque lighting set up, and as such need to keep the world lighting dark, only lighting my scene with ...
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The most quick, clean and proper way to align a Sky Texture with a sun (Python)

For now I do something like this: ...
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Rendering Animation Only showing world background?

When I am in my file and choose to look at the work space in the render mode instead of object mode everything appears to look correct. The 2 planets and tie fighters I have moving are in place, ...
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How do I install pro lighting skies on a mac

I'm trying to install pro lighting skies on my mac but it's not working and the guy who created it said that he definitely created it for both PC and Mac
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How to create haze around a uv sphere with emission shader [duplicate]

So, I have this lit up ball on a black background. The background needs to be black, and i would like a sort of haze around the ball. Other questions did not solve my problem. I was thinking ...
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texture sky doesnt work in blender 2.8 (Eevee render)

when i want make sky and sun i just use sky texture but with new render everything convert white, like this. so can i fix it? or can i do another way to make sky and sun(with new render) and sorry if ...
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How to setup scene for Isometric workflow? In order to import 2D ISO image to make it in 3D

You know we can make 2D isometric renders of 3D images, right? I want to do the reverse; I import an isometric image and want to use it to create the 3D model. An illustration of the work I'm trying ...
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How to make world background transparent [duplicate]

How do I get Cycles to render the world background transparent?
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Why is the volume sampling options greyed out?

When I start a new project in Blender I have the option to change the Volume Sampling in the World Settings greyed out (the one that lets you change from Equiangular, Distance, Multiple Importance). ...
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How to: set the “world” environment colour to white

I Just ticked the "World Background" box and now everything shows up. in the third picture, i loaded factory settings and now everything is ok. but if i restore the program i will loose all my ...
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Blender 2.8 - where is Multiple Importance Sampling?

I am working on my render and I have an hdr word background, I am trying to activate Multiple Importance Sampling like in previous Blender and I can't find it. Anyone knows where is it or what ...
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Can't get animated world background to work

I am not able to set an image sequence as the world background in Blender. After I set the image sequence as the background, Blender renders magenta. I tried PNG sequence, JPG sequence and MP4 video ...
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World Background Solid Colour Cycles [duplicate]

I'm new to blender, and would not consider myself to be 'good' at it. I'm trying to create a changeable sky texture that I can use for an animation by changing the world colours using sky nodes and ...
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Why object doesn't emit light?

I followed this tutorial. Rechecked, but still no light on a surface from emitting object. Here is properties of the emitting object and the world:
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How to translate plane coordinates x,y to equirectangular?

I have a procedural texture with a circle made by formula X ** 2 + Y ** 2 < R ** 2. It looks like a circle on a plane. But if I try to use this formula in the World environment - the circle is ...
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Looping background (png image) in Blender for a car chase scene

While animating a car chase scene I need to have a background image (that includes trees, buildings etc) which moves from right to left and gets repeated in loops. I Couldn't find any driver or ...
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Can't disable lighting in blender render

I've been working with cycles for most of the time I've done blender, and now that I'm trying to use the default engine for something, I can't figure out my problem. I have a scene with some objects ...