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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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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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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 ...
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Dont let world texture affect lighting of objects?

I've done exactly what they did here to make the background show as a COLOR (for transparent objects in my scene, etc) but not be EMISSIVE, so it doesnt reflect off onto glossy/diffuse objects in ...
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How do I reset the transforms of an object to the original values?

I think I accidently pressed something, and now I have the origin of the object away from the origin of the world, although, my other objects are working fine, and they "originate" from 0,0,0. I tried ...
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World background is not being rendered

I cannot seem to render the world background even though I have set the transparency and the alpha channel. How can I solve this? I have uploaded a blend file:
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360 Video Environment

I am making an animation in which I need to have a 360 video in the background as the environment texture in World panel instead of an HDRi. Is there any way to so this? Thanks.
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How does Blender render the physical sky model into sky texture?

The sky texture can be render in the Cycle renderer, including Hosek Wilkie physical sky model. How does Blender render the spectrum value to the displayed RGB ? (In which color mode? gamma correction?...
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World background a finite distance from the origin?

Blender treats the world background as infinitely far away, meaning that moving the background as seen through a camera moving through the space does not scale. Is it possible to have Blender treat ...
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How do you apply a texture to your World?

I'm trying to apply a sky texture to my World by using the Node Editor, but it makes the texture become black-and-white instead of my expected result. Is there another way to apply textures to Worlds, ...
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Prevent World from coloring Glass

I have a scene with some glass windows that show through to the World background. For now, the world is just a flat color. But in post, a different background will be photoshopped in. So I need the ...
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Import/Download WORLD settings for cycles render

I was wondering if there is a website like turbosquid, that allows me to download World settings for cycles render. I am a beginner at blender and always end up with so many obnoxious, emission ...
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How to get world back?

I started to learn blender, deleted the world icon-thing in the outliner panel and now, I don't know how to get it back -.-
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Only the world color is being rendered [duplicate]

this is my first post. I'm fairly new to Blender (CG in general) and am having trouble rendering my scene because the only thing being rendered is the world color. I know there were a few other people ...
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World Background 360 color ramp gradient

I want to have a horizontal line at the middle of the world background with different colors, but for some reason the line is mirrored in the background, I want a color ramp to be 360 degrees but it ...
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Cycles Render Engine on but still no Surface Option

I am having a problem. I am following a tutorial for a Minecraft animation in blender but the person wanted to change the sky color so he used the surface tab to do so once background was enabled. I ...
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how would you light such a scene?

I'm trying to build a light setup to get a render like this reference: Background gradient, a lot of light on the front and quite dark and blue shadows. But I'm not sure how to achieve it. Eg : what ...
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My environment texture is not displaying

I have enable equirectangular, pressed 5, not sure why this is happening. Please help.
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Solution to lots of Emission Materials Causing Noise in the Render

I'm creating a low poly space scene, and I'm using a emission material for the stars. I knew this would be a problem because it would create noisy renders, but I thought I would find a solution! :) ...
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How large is the blender “world”? [duplicate]

Sorry for the "newbie" question. When I create an object on the "stage", especially a large object, if I push it far into the back ground, it starts to disappear. If I push far enough it seems to ...
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Can’t find light in scene/why is it so bright?

Ok I have a scene that used to be a darker/less yellow world lighting before I started adding some lights/emissive planes. I wanted to go back to the lighting I had before, so I changed the world ...
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How to change the Coordinate Reference System of a model to align with another?

This is my first question on Stack Exchange :) I just can't figure out how to align two models based on different Coordinate Reference Systems (CRS). This is an imported DXF file based on Amersfoort ...
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How to get a Fresnel node to only affect one part of an object? Ie) The top of an object

Just had a quick question. In the image below, I am trying to get dust to show up at only the white parts of an image. I am trying to get a PBR dust effect where when you look at it, at an angle, ...
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How to clip Background Sky Texture to above Horizon

As the title says, I'm looking for a way to clip a Sky Texture Background to above the Horizon only, anything below it should be black. I tried using the clip function of the mapping node but the ...
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What has shut off rendering and display of the world background?

Yesterday I was playing with world settings while testing lighting, and now I can't get it to display again as the world background in the 3d view. I've gone over every setting I can think of - the ...