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Axis is crooked

The axis for all of my object manipulations seem crooked.
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Set Random Animation Durations for Animate Node

I'm seeking to do the following in Animation Nodes: 1)Choose random float from a list 2)Send this float value to the rate of a repeat time node and the duration of an animate float node 3)Upon the ...
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Is there a way to refine tracking with a mesh?

I'm trying to track some footage at 1080p @30fps. It is GREAT up to a section of frames, where the physical camera is still moving, but the Blender camera "freaks out" and spins looking off into the ...
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I there a way to move multiple vertices preserving a straight line

I have a mesh where one side is tilted (marked red in the image): What I want to do is move selected vertices along the red line so that bottom line (marked white in the image) remains straight. When ...
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is it possible to replace face of a humanoid model with a plane face object?

i have a 3d alien, i made it's body using adobe Fuze, and then i replaced it's head and feet with an alien model, now i want to replace it's face with a cute face that i just made, but the face that i ...
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Can Blender use the open-source Nouveau Nvidia driver for rendering?

Can Blender use the open-source Nouveau Nvidia driver for rendering, or must I use Nvidia's proprietary driver?
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rotate objects based on pixel value of video footage

I am currently prototyping an art installation in eevee. Based on a persons silhouette I want knives to rotate 90° (towards the viewer), resulting in a 'mirror', where the unrotated knives make up the ...
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Draw outlines to make object/mesh

Can someone please explain me how or if i can make objects/meshes by outlining an image? For example, i put a .png of a helmet into blender and i would like to draw the outlines of the helmet and ...
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Snap all vertices to their closest grid intersection

Is there any way to snap all vertices of a given model to their closest (x,y,z) point where the grid intersects? I know that if you activate "Snap to grid" when moving vertices they snap to the grid, ...
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How can I tell if my mesh is detailed enough for boolean operations?

I had a quick go at making an anvil with some boolean ops. I started with the basic cube. Things went OK until I added subdiv mod and bevel and it all went horribly wrong. The bevel didn't seem to ...
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Blender & a foot pedal

I have some redundant keys on my keyboard now. I'd like to map them to some keys that Blender does not have any default bindings for. There are 900 such keys in the Linux kernel that I could choose ...
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trouble baking displacment map

in trying to bake a high poly sculpt displacment map onto a low poly base mesh, and not having much success, there seems to be not alot of info out there on this particular subject (from what ive seen ...
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How is it possible, incorrect keyboard assignments

I've been having a strange problem and I would like to know from someone from a programming point of view, how this is possible. Let me explain, I have been using Blender for a while when all of ...
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Noob question: How to make objects brighter during design

Just started Blender and working through tutorials. Most things I've been able to find an answer to, but this I missed somewhere. When I'm working with created objects they appear dark. That ...
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Boolean Hammering My Anvil [duplicate]

I trying to do my second full project after finishing Chris Plush's Pretzel. So I am on to Blenderguru's anvil and have I stalled. Cutting the circular slots with a cylinder into the anvil built ...
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Z-combine multiple openExr and render with passes

Lets say I rendered 2 different openexr images with some passes and now I want to z-combine them and save them as 1 openexr image with the same passes, how do I do that? I'm using cycles I tried the ...
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Problem adding details to the top part of a model using boolean

I am trying to make this lantern here but I can't figure out how to make the details in the top part (Circled in red). And this is the 3D view: I have also tried using the boolean modifier but this ...
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composing green screen video behind objects in 3d scene

please as you can see from the image, i want to compose myself behind the desk but the nodes available can only move the image in y-axis (vertical) and in x-axis (horizontal). There is no node to push ...
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Shadowcatcher, how to separate shadow and object

I'm currently trying to render some assets (in cycles) for an application I'am developing. As I need objects to appear separately the idea is to have object A, shadow A, object B, shadow B and so on ...
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Problem mirroring bones to the opposite side

I seem to having an issue mirroring my finger bones to the opposite side. From frame 8 to 10, I want the fingers on the left hand to begin clenching like on the other (right) side. However, when I ...
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Adding Objects into action editor

I've got a walk animation set up and posed in action mode and I'm trying to add a a new action where the character has a ball and chain around his leg, the ball and chain is a separate object with its ...
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Fire overlaying smoke bug

i’m having a really bad time trying to follow one of Blender Guru’s tutorials. in his fire and smoke cycles tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-zK7Bu8cAI) his smoke particles appear ...
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Pointiness not working in 2.8

I faced a weird issue: geometry->pointiness node on my subdivided cube shows up a constant value all over the mesh. Is it a bug or me doing something wrong? Here's the topology of the cube: Also ...
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Script works inconsistently

I'm importing 300-400 images via Images as planes add-on, stacking them at world origin and below each other (0.001 offset). Render engine is Blender Internal. Then I want to disable interpolation for ...
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How to calculate final volume or real time flow rate?

I am quite new on blender, and I wonder if fluid simulation tool based on SPH is able to give the total volume or dynamic flow rate that is produced or exiting the system boundaries. I am actually an ...
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Geometry of one object changes (doesn't update) when I render the image

I have a problem, I'm finishing a project and suddenly I have a strange problem. Geometry in viewport looks like that: And in viewport preview render like that: But as I hit render, it changes a ...
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Strange artifacts on cycles render

Do you have any idea what is causing these artifacts on my cycles render? I'm using a sun light source to illuminate the scene. 128 samples. I've pasted a screenshot of the material that the ...
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Blender Internal: normal map facing wrong on barrel mesh

I made a barrel model from a Sphere and textured it normally, but the Normal map generated from the image (InsaneBump) looks displaced and weird. It shows some strange stuff, like this: Object mode: ...
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Mirror Multiple object or parent and sub meshes

Might be a funny question, but how can I mirror multiple objects? I made one side of the headphone with multiple meshes and parent them together. Is there a way I can mirror then easily? Or the only ...
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How can I create a diffuse texture for stylized models?

How can I create a diffuse texture for my rendered models or game assets ? If possible with a single node setup and no compositing needed.
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Create a Python program that creates a new Blender file and edits the scene

Like the title says, I want to create a Python (or Node.js program, although I think Python would be a lot better for this) that creates a new Blender file and is able to change the colour of the ...
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Texture appears in Edit Mode but not in Rendered mode

Hi, I've placed a texture on this object and it looks fine in Edit mode but when I switch to rendered mode these black bands appear. It's all assigned as the same material so I'm really unsure as to ...
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Adding and changing components in nodes for different Shader Nodes in Blender 2.79b

I am trying to add texture and color to a node using python script. So far I am successful in doing that using the following script for texture -- ...
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Texture showing up white even though I have a texture in the UV Image editor

So the texture was showing up normally until I selected all of the faces that I texture painted on and then went into Texture Paint mode. https://gyazo.com/86cc203ccd86363c52c6552e30369f24 Now It's ...
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Is there any way Blender 2.79 work with Radeon Pro graphics chip

Is there any way that Blender 2.79 can work with Radeon Pro 575 graphics chip on iMAC having High Sierra 10.13.6. Kindly put forward the solution if there is any.
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How can I prevent my posed rigs from defaulting back to the static stance? Also undo questions

I created a humanoid rig, skinned it and got all the project files open in the same instance. Started moving things around and then posing my model... Issue number one... Using Ctrl+Z or even "Undo" ...
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Collision phisycs in cycles using metaball particles

I am trying to make metaball particles collide with an object. Using the collide feature in the physics tab in blender 2.8. It is looking great in the render preview window but whenever I render it, ...
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All white and untexturable part of my mesh

It my 2nd week of using blender and still learning. My problem is a part of my mesh is untexturable and all white but my mesh is not 2 or more objects its only 1 joined mesh heres my blend file
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Blender in Ipad Pro

Is it possible to use Blender with an ipad pro? I am planning to buy an ipad and it would be decisive to make the decision. It would be very interesting to be able to use greasse pencil in the ipad ...
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Cannot get rid of smoothing. But why? (not: “But how?”)

(Note: there are many questions about smoothing - but this does not seem to be a duplicate of those. I referenced some at the bottom of this post.) I have a column. It should be smoothed around the z-...
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Join two imported objects to set shape key via bpy script from cmdline

For an automated workflow (call from cmd), I am trying to import two objects into blender and would like to generate linearly interpolated shape keys based on the ...
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Smallest grid size displayed in viewport missing in 2.8

I'm probably being stupid, so please excuse my ignorance. In 2.79, the smallest grid size was displayed along with the view angle in the top left corner of the viewport when in orthographic mode. ...
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Weird shading transparent texture for grass

Im trying to make polygon grass using the addon images from plane to import a grass texture with transparent background and im using particles to place them all over a plane. When they are widely ...
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Eevee hair particles are not rendered properly in the final render

I'm trying to create this bedroom scene using Eevee. As you can see in the image below, the carpet looked fine in the Eevee viewport, however, it looked very strange in the final render. Anyone knows ...
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Mouth animation with motion tracking

I modeled a face and now, I want to animate it with a motion tracking. 1 - In the motion tracking panel, I track my mouth with the white dot around it. 2 - I go to "reconstruction" and I click on "...
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Scale a ring curve while maintaining the ring width

I have these two circle curves in 2D mode. If we scale this object from it's center, it will shrink the the width of the ring. Is there any way to rig this to make the ring smaller while maintaining ...
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Blender 2.8: is it possible to export animate color gradient to glTF?

I would like to export an animated gradient to glTF 2.0 in Blender 2.8. Does that work? Unfortunately, I can only get a monochrome export with the glTF Metallic Roughness component. I created the ...
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What's the best way to bake normal map for multiple textures on single map?

I'm currently working on making buildings for games in blender. For my few previous models, i baked all textures into one single map.. I baked color, specular and normal maps for standart pbr ...
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Rigging in Unity Head not found?

So have moved a rigged model to unity and some bones either dissapear or dont register.. the hands wont work and the head cant even be found for some reason has anybody had these issues?? there has to ...
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Blender API. Access face coordinates on image texture and UV map

What I have: Model with texture atlases inside material slots What I need to do: Iterate over faces of my mesh (done) Find what texture atlas (material slot index) face using (done) Get pixel ...

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