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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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 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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Ruler doesn't start from mouse & scale on object & pose mode is different

The ruler's start point appears at certain distance from the mouse As for the issue on scale, I've set my scene to metric. I'm using armature to drive keyshapes so on object mode the armature's ...
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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 to set off background color reflection?

I'm very new to blender. I animated this model: I want to use this animation in a video. I use chroma key to take away the background but it's impossible to do this when the green color from the ...
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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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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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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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How to make a bone NOT inherit location from parent? Or how to position bone at world location?

Lets say I have two bones, A "Root" bone and a "Child" bone, the "Child" bone has the "Root" bone set as its parent. How can I make it keep its world position while the parent moves? Now, the reason ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 render an environment to a Cube Map in Cycles

Usually, when I create environment maps I do it in Cycles. I render out a single equirectangular image, and it's easy. But recently I find myself creating content that needs to work in Blend4Web, ...
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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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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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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 do I rotate an environment texture?

I've loaded an HDR image into my scene as an environment texture. However, I need to rotate the image, and so far, haven't found a way. I assume this is possible, but I need to know HOW.
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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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How to make a model cast shadows onto the world texture/background?

In most of my models, I usually end up setting a world background using an HDRI image of some kind or another. This has always been really useful for lighting in general or as a background for my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...