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Can smoke b coloured by a UV image?

In blender, I am trying make an object emit smoke in different colours at the same time based on where on the object it is emitting from. Is it in any way possible to use a uv map on an object to ...
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Merging verts/ filling holes issue [duplicate]

This is just an example picture, but I keep running into this problem where i create a vert in edit mode and extrude it, then create faces, then merge the verbs/ filling holes to another object then ...
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How to properly use booleans on a curved mesh? [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a lightsaber. Here I'm trying to make an indent in the hilt of the lightsaber for the button seen in the middle section of the handle. But cutting holes in the curved part of the ...
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difficulty playing back in VSE

I'm new to blender. I imported my videoclip (1080p, 60 FPS). It's a relatively short clip but I ran into two issues: 1) Playback is incredibly choppy, though it's much faster on Kdenlive. Is this ...
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Blender 2.8 Cell Fracture Rigid Body Won't stand up

I am trying to animate a cell fractured rigid body wall being hit by an object and crumbling. I have created the Cell Fracture wall with a rigid body that is animated. When I initially press play ...
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Learning Complex Addon Development

I am a Blender user with some programming experience wanting to get into Blender addon development. I have looked at some tutorials for developing Blender addons, but they often seem to only teach how ...
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Retopologising game character with curve-based hair as single mesh

I have just completed the mesh for a game character I am making. She wears a bikini simply because it was easy to make as separate meshes by extracting a mash in sculpter mode and then shrinkwrap and ...
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Any way to render sections and combine them in Eevee?

So im using the noise and bandwidth dodge filter method to make nebulae in Eevee and I want the most quality I can muster. Problem is, doing the max quality and some high samples kinda breaks Blender ...
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Finding domain/range of a specific shader node input/output, inside the Blender UI?

Is there anywhere within the Blender UI that displays the dimensionality & bounding sets (e.g., all floats, floats in [0,1], floats in [0,255], etc) of arbitrary shader node inputs & outputs? ...
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Merging two simple pipes? Boolean looks awful, carefully connecting the meshes does too

This should be so simple. I’m trying to create the vestibular organ. I am trying to connect two 8-faced low-poly pipes. I have tried carefully deleting and connecting the mesh at the base which ...
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render problem with lightning

i have a problem with rendering light as when i use eevee i get smooth light but the object always get shadow as if the light is being casted from the camera not from the light which is inside the ...
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I have a problem and I have to fix it as soon as possible

Need help. Whenever I moved my 3D objects, that never happened, but after I inadvertently selected something, it started to circle the object I am going to move, making all nearby objects move as well....
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Blender is not showing the option for exporting as DirectX even though the Add-On/Script reports no errors

Good evening everybody. I use Blender to create Objects for a videogame, i used to use the Version 2.79 because there is the "export as DirectX" Add-On available. Now i want to switch to 2.80, because ...
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How to use Bend Modifier to create perfect polygons, (pentagon, hexagron, septagon, etc…)?

I watched a youtube tutorial way back that did this using a circle as a reference onto a plank, and depending on the number of loop cuts, you could create a perfect polygon easily and if the two ends ...
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easiest way to do this? (Amplifier Grid)

i finished full donat tutorial. and im wondering can u tell me the easiest way to do it ? I tried modeling myself with path and using array model but it doesnt look right becouse i cant do it to look ...
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Problem with Texture Mapping (Brick Texture works only on on surface and not on that ones who are normal to it)

I want to make a headphone with a fabrik patern. But when I want to use the Brick Texture with a UV map, I get the pattern only on one the sides and not on top and at the bottom of the model. What I'm ...
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Objects not rotating with each other (Rubik's cube)

I am animating a Rubik's cube, and as soon as I get to the second rotation the blocks that have previously been rotated start tripping out even though it should have been reset. I tried making the ...
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How to make a Collection in your scene active via python command(Blender 2.8)?

Thank you so much for the help so far. I'm trying to figure out how to make a collection active via script so that I can apply a series of commands to that collection. Can't seem to find any ...
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How to place mesh at the corner

I want to place my mesh at the corner so that it look with the reference image below. I tried with the shrikwrap modifier. For me did not work. I tried with the jewel craft addon but it has only X,Y,...
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Problem Alphas Help

Problems with alpha blending. displayed on the other side. Why is that?enter image description here
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ANSWERD - Set 3D cursor button randomly set to LMB in Edit Mode

Blender 2.8 randomly sets the LMB to set the 3D cursor in Edit Mode despite the keymap settings stating that is it LMB. The LMB is selecting in Object Mode but not in Edit Mode. It does this in only ...
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Why has Blender started not responding with every brush strole I make

I have just recently started using Blender for 3d sculpting. In the first week all proceeded well and I was learning quite a lot. However this week as my sculpt started growing in size Blender began ...
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Can Eevee utilise one than one GPU when rendering? [duplicate]

Can Eevee utilise one than one GPU when rendering? I've got a Mac pro 5.1 (Mojave) & have connected up 3xRX580 8GB GPU. Blender only uses one GPU when rendering, but DaVinci Resolve uses all 3 ...
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Workflow musings

As a relative newcomer, I'm working on getting a grip on the basics, and it is starting to make some sense. However, although I have a general idea of what the program can do, I haven't come across ...
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What mode to work on when texture painting - Solid / Lookdev / Rendered mode in EEVEE?

Im creating a game asset, and i want to export it to Unity later on. So i have started texture painting this object, but as you can see it looks different when rendered compared to solid or look dev ...
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Stripes and Patterns on object

When I put a Alpha blend at my object it gets stripes as the result of the Material. I am not sure what causes this. The object is unwrap and the faces are showing all the same direction. there ...
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What does the “normal” socket of displacement node do?

I tried searching and there is no information about it. Blender manual says "to do" I did some experiment but still nothing is clear. Thank you.
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Render Viewport

can anyone tell me what I've got wrong with my viewport in render mode that it reduces the image from the second screen shot to the first?. I've looked around the Exchange but I don't see anyone with ...
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Blender 2.8 FBX export doesn't retain material information correctly [on hold]

I'm using Cycles Node to create materials in Blender. Material has four image textures connected to a Principled BSDF. Base-color, Metallic, Roughness, Normal(through a Normal Map node). Everything ...
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Add-On Dev: Different Memory Address of Operator Instance

This is a pretty obscure question, and I have no idea if this is Blender specific or not, but can anyone help me understand what this means: Within the __init__() ...
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in python I want to select faces in edit mode by the index of for loop

I'm trying to understand how python works in blender , I want to select faces in edit mode by the index of for loop to modify each face separately , I tried different ways but I failed
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Force Field/Rigid Body Rotation

I'm trying to sort of float objects towards the camera and have them drift rotate. I have set up a force field and a turbulent force but they only seem to be effecting the position of the objects and ...
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Create realistic collision

I want to create a collision of two objects when one of them is weighted much more than the other. In the example attached the cube is weighted 150 Kg and the sphere only 1 Kg. I expected the cube to ...
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Can I display scene strips in wireframe, solid, and lookdev mode in vse?

I did some testing and found that SceneStrip can be used for vse, but only displays the renderview for each engine. Version 2.79 of the vse has a scene preview / render tab that allows you to use ...
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Deaktivate Rigid Body Object after a certaine timeframe

due to the jittering of Mesh Collision Shape - I would like to deactivate Rigid Body objects e.g. after a certain timeframe. In blender2.79 I found this Python API for making an object with a ...
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my menu material is different from most people's menus on the internet, how to replace it? [duplicate]

This is my material menu look like meanwhile this is most people material menu look like in most youtube tutorials https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/5/5a/Blender-Diffuse-and-Color.png/363px-...
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Suspend object with ropes on two pivots

I want to manipulate an object on two pivots. Think of it as a long piece of something that is suspended by two pieces of rope. And i I pull up the rope on one side, that end of the object goes up. I ...
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Blender Rendering

Hello I've just started using blender a day ago. When I turn on render mode, the mesh leaves behind this trail. I am not sure fix it and what is causing this problem. Thanks.
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Move camera with python to get an object fully in frame

I'm making lots of small 3D objects that I want to render 4 times each with 4 cameras. I know how to set all of this up, but I'm wondering if there is a way (using object bounding box) to have my ...
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How to make texture coordinates follow curvature of mesh

I'm making this shader where I use generated and object coordinates to create these yellow lines made using gradient and wave textures. I want to know if there is a way to bend the texture ...
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is pixar renderman is useing blender?

I have seen that Pixar Renderman is going to use blender 2.8, I want to know if its right or the person who side that Pixar Renderman is going to change the tool to blender ...?
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Rendering an object within another object

I have setup 2 spheres, and the purple one is inside the blue one. I thought by separating the 2 objects into different layers and adding a light to both those layers through a third layer would fix ...
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“In Front” in Cycles

I'd like to render a certain object so that it is visible no matter what is between it and the camera, rather like the "In Front" viewport option (formerly "X-ray"). Previously this would be done ...
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Light is not illuminating

I'm quite new to this but as I move the light around, it's not illuminating anything. The light is shown as below. As you can see it's all dark. The file is https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/...
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Reverting an object back to mirrored state (for symmetrical editing) after “APPLY” in Modifier panel was used

I created an animal body using planes, extruded it, then mirrored the extrusion. 2. I then clicked "APPLY" in the modifier panel so that I could extrude the legs individually in different positions on ...
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Blender scripts not showing in Blender

Started using Blender yesterday (Blender 2.8 on windows 10 system) and created two small blender scripts. Today I opened blender and the texteditor and I wanted to open a previously made blender ...
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How to I make an animation sequence exportable

Someone else answered a similar question to mine, and I did everything, but it never appeared in my files. How do I fix this?
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How can I connect end vertices of two spiral curves?

I'm fairly new to Blender, using 2.8. I've tried several ways of drawing this spiral image, followed numerous tutorials on youtube that were close...but always something weird happens. Regardless, if ...
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Why is my road offset from it's parent bezier (wrapped to a sphere)?

I'm currently combining this tutorial with this answer in an attempt to make something like this: Instead, I'm getting something like this: I'm using two simple deforms in order to turn the bezier ...
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can't scale only at Z

I cant scale the Z but at X and Y it still works fine it made from extruding cylinder and try to scale down the Z from 3 edge sorry for bad english, im also new

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