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Use incoming light as a mask?

I'm making a shader for people that relies heavily on the ability to take incoming light and use it as a way of blending 2 materials. For Eevee, it works perfectly. Take a diffuse shader, plug it into ...
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What file format should a simulation output its data in for easy animation with Blender?

A physics simulation (academic) outputs at every timepoint of interest an <unknown format> file containing 3D info. An animation must be created by stringing ...
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Any way to weight paint a specific value?

I'm trying to use a grid mesh with a displace modifier on it to create a terrain. I want to paint in the heights of this hill using the weight paint tool. While this does work, it's hard to control. ...
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BPY Script extreme index errors on complex mesh

I can't understand why a basic cube selects fine but extruding the cube causes this to no longer work. It runs into seemingly random extreme indexes. The error is "Array iterator out of range: (index: ...
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Blender 2.8 crashes when pressing F12

So the problem I have is that whenever I render something in blender, the entire program closes. Even when rendering the default scene (a cube, a light, and a camera). I am not sure why. I'm using ...
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How to make blender render a further distance

When I render my project the building towards the top right is cut off and I don't know why. If someone can explain a way to fix this it would be greatly appreciated. https://i.imgur.com/Pz3vaNt.png
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What is a recommended laptop to use for Blender? [on hold]

This may have been asked before but I thought it would be best asking the user community for advise. I'm thinking about getting back into the 3D/CGI world and wondered what laptop is suitable. I'm ...
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get error runing rhubarb blender 2.79

Trying to run rhubarb lip sync and get error C:\Users\Administrator\Desktop>C:\aaaa_blender_279\blender.exe Read prefs: C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Blender Foundation\Blender\2.79\config\...
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How to correctly export to collada with animations?

I am trying to figure out why this model I animated with shape keys won't export correctly to .dae (Animations are messed up when re-importing). However .fbx or .abc works perfectly. I have baked all ...
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Forged Carbon Material

Maybe someone can help me. I've been trying for some time now to get Forged Carbon as realistic a texture as possible. Are there shaders that can be combined, or do I have to create an image texture? ...
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Ambient Occlusion Bake Texture Issue

I have recently updated to Blender 2.8. Now, when I bake an ambient occlusion map of this model it looks like this: This is odd, as it worked fine with two of my other models in 2.8. I use Smart UV ...
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How can I make two different loop cuts the same distance from the edge?

I'm trying to make a mesh like this, except where the loop cuts are exactly the same distance x from the edges (this is just a eyeballed approximation of what I'm trying to get): I've tried looking ...
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rendering water rings for bump map

I am trying to render out bump map images to be used a image sequence bump map to simulate ripples on the surface of water from drops as per this tutorial. In short using a dynamic paint wave type ...
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How to reset when creating new video editing file?

Whenever I create a new video editing file in Blender 2.8, it already includes a file that I have previously cut and am finished with. How do I get the program to stop including that file and actually ...
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animation node list(object) dosen't get attached to transform output

I just started using animation nodes in 2.8 after downloading the add-on for windows. I am currently having problem connecting the list node(object) with the object transform output node
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Convert gpencil to curve, python, crash

I'm not well versed in scripting and I'm trying to write a script that involves converting grease pencil to curve, I have discovered that the operator ...
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Moving armature-bone moves the whole character

I just set up a character rig and am trying to animate it now. However, when I move this one armature it simply moves the whole character but the mesh itself doesn't move. When I try to rotate this ...
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Animating fluid simulation between keyframes

The animation is simple as I want fluid simulation to start at certain frame and end at certain frame. And if possible I want to make a jar containing water and move the jar or rotate it...Is it ...
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array and curve modifiers (bezier) - distorted texture

I have created a simple road using bezier curve, array and curve modifiers. As you can see on the picture some faces looks weird - a texutre is distorted. Why ? Did I do something wrong ? How to fix ...
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Blender video doesn't render

can't seem to make this one work. File link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_TpBTRuHY6-w6mH_UPhAcQOg5tArTFnC I have no idea why. Please can you help? Thanks NewToBlenderGirl
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How to extrude alpha texture

With the reference video from zbrush (reference video) Is there any way to extrude alpha texture as shown in the video. Any suggestion or how it work. How can i use the Alpha texture and extrude them....
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Animation Nodes - Replicate an object on an already replicated object

In the following example, I do have a spline replicated. Now I want to place an icosphere on all of the splines. Can't find a way of doing this. Thanks!
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How can I halt and start again without mesh moving while it is stopped?

Can anyone tell me how I can move in a walking pose and then halt for some other gestures around the characters body and then take a few more steps afterwards without the mesh moving towards the ...
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How to see an object by looking throug another object?

I am making a portal and I want to make it so you can only see objects through the Portal, like in Picture 1.Picture 1
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Rendering Grease Pencil objects on headless, no GPU render farm machines in Blender 2.8

Like many other posters, my company has been running into problems when trying to render Blender 2.8 scenes on headless, no GPU render machines. We are using AWS Thinkbox Deadline. We are able to get ...
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Get node tree result values at certain points on mesh surface using Python?

Blender 2.80. I have material with several different textures (generated noises, images, etc.) mixed using nodes in Shader Editor. This material is assigned to the mesh. Is it possible using Python ...
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Cloth simulation drive rig rendering issues

Goal: Create rig with springy bones for i.e. auto belly fat simulation. Issue: When rendering I'm unable to see spring effect on bones that are driven by objects with is driven by cloth simulation. ...
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Beveling loose edges on Blender 2.80

I'm wondering how to perform the operation on the selected vertex (left) that will result in the curve on the right: Yes, those are loose edges. I tried the Bevel Tool and Ctrl+B, but they'll only ...
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Point lights, not reflecting on ocean?

I have an ocean at night and would like to put lights shining across the waves or on them etc, but all lights work fine except the "point" lights that I am trying to use. Why would only point lights ...
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how to use a plan to bisect an object?

I have a character where the hair particles of the back of the head penetrate the head surface and can be seen from the mouth. The picture shows a very simplified model of my issue. I would like to ...
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Why is this boolean intersect creating holes?

Here's a screen recording of me trying to create the intersection I'm hoping clip the terrain block mesh to the border map for 3d printing, but the result is missing all but the southern side. I've ...
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split faces for UVs

I'm starting with blender, and I'd like to know how can I move some UV vertex without messing with the others. Under Maya there was a 'cut Uv shell' tool, that allow that, but I cannot find the same ...
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Can anybody answer my question on blenrig 5? [duplicate]

Im using blenrig 5. Only this bone of finger is rotating wired. This is deformation bone and it is not staying with its parent. Also need help how to reposition the this deformation bones. When ...
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How to correct the rotation of Deformation bone of finger in blenrig 5?

Im using blenrig 5. Only this bone of finger is rotating wired. This is deformation bone and it is not staying with its parent. Also need help how to reposition the this deformation bones. When ...
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Get Face Angle values info via python

I would like to get face angle information (same information you can see when "Mesh Display->Face Info: Angle" is enabled. I want to loop over the mesh to find triangles that fit certain angle ...
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Problem with the MCPrep plug-in for Blender 2.8

This is what happens: When I am creating the scene everything shows up well, everything is correct even if I go to rendering mode, but when rendering the image (F12), the character's mouth disappears ...
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Can Blender easily render a single image from 3D source files?

Very simple project: I have a number of PNG image files, including textures, height map, normal map, and some masks. I want to turn these into a single still image. Before I invest time learning ...
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How to keyframe_insert without moving the object

I tried the following code: ...
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Copy a mesh at the location of each vertex of another mesh or curve

I have a mesh (e.g. a fish). I would like to duplicate this mesh at the location of every vertices of another mesh. In my example, this means that I would like the fish to be duplicated at the ...
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Artefacts while filling in faces

I'm incredibly new to Blender, so I apologise if this question has a simple answer. I'm trying to select vertices and fill them in, but when I do the filled faces seem to overlap with another face. ...
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Do unconnected nodes increase render times?

The question title pretty much says it, does Cycles and Eevee take the time to process nodes that are not connected to the material output?
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Keyframe on text body in Python?

I'm trying to animate a paragraph of text where each word is a separate frame. Looping through the full text can come later, right now I'm just trying to figure out switching the text from one frame ...
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Knee vertices not following Foot IK. Seem locked in place

I'm trying to make the knee and hip joints respond to the footIK but the knee vertices seem stuck in place. Probably an easy problem, but I'm new to blender. Any help much appreciated!!! Thank you
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Delay Action Node

I have seen it used for instance here but cannot (yet) find it in the animation nodes manual How to Do Kinetic Text with Animation Nodes? Where do I find this node? Thanks
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How can I avoid wrong & dark edges in reflective ground to the walls

How you can see on the picture, I've got dark edges between the walls and the reflective ground. How can I avoid it? The ground and the walls are part of the same geometry, the verts are connected and ...
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Blender 2.8, Getting Script to Update a Driver

I have a for loop (A) that is updating a Custom Property (B) that is a driver for a Cube's X-location (C) which is supposed to update the Cube's location (D) and Export each incremental change to a ....
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Light turning on and off

I'm trying to make a little scene with a light turning off and on randomly, I tried adding a keyframe to the light power and applying a noise modifier. However the result is too "soft", I mean the ...
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How can I use Filter nodes from Compositor in Material Editor?

I want to use the filter nodes from Compositor in Material editor. For example, I want to apply a dilate filter to a noise texture. Is it possible? If not, is there a easy way to achieve this? ...
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Odd behaviour when moving mesh objects

I'm fairly new to Blender, running 2.80 and trying to learn some hotkeys so i think i may have mashed a key, turning on a feature or option in one of my scenes that's now driving me crazy. Imagine i ...
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Pack PNG Sequence in Blend File

Can anyone point me in a direction towards learning WHY you can't pack PNG sequences in a blend file? I know that you can't... But it seems like it would be an easy feature to add. Thanks!

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