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Volume appears extremely dim in render compared to rendered view in the viewport

So, I ran a fire simulation, then imported the result as a .vdb file. I applied this shader: and that produces this result when viewed in the rendered-mode viewport When I hit F12 and render the ...
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rolling a Circular mesh plane

ok, take 2. I need a circular plane subdivided with parallel subdivisions. (My initial attempt I was hoping I could transform a rectangular plane somehow.) The end result I need is going from a disc ...
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Weight Paint mode makes my mesh white? Is it locked?

I'm having this issue with weight paint. This particular mesh turns white and I can't paint over it. This happens whenever I access the weight paint mode, regardless of being unparented and parented ...
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How do I get a Roblox Stormtrooper helmet to not be greyed out?

When I insert an .obj file from Roblox Studio, it greys out the Helmet. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Mathematics behind creating shapes using math nodes

I have seen people are creating various shapes using math nodes in Blender. Not just simple shapes but very complex shapes for example like a batman logo. I have learned that they extract algebraic ...
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Windshield is pink although I have searched missing files

I'm new to Blender and I know something is wrong but I'm not sure how to fix it. The windshield is pink as something has happened with the texture. I looked under the nodes and this is my view. ( ...
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Unable to Loop Cut Odd Shape

I created this odd shape through multiple loop cuts and extrusions, merged the faces (F) so I can start with a "clean slate". Now I'm unable to loop cut ...
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How can I make this specific area have the black material?

I can't make an edge loop here, but I want the black strips from both of those sides to carry onto the top on both sides of the model. I don't know how to make that happen and I'm not extremely ...
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Corner making a tri face

On the edge of my model I'm trying to eliminate the tri face it's making. If I do a knife cut vertical, it'll make a quad, but if I go horizontal it'll make a tri face. When I add the subdivision ...
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How to apply existing facial blend shapes to beard

Does anyone know how I could attach a beard to a face/head so it's affected by morph targets (face expressions) of the character? I've tried to combine vertices of the beard with the face thinking ...
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i want to create a mask for a head in a movie clip and cut the head like it is falling down

i want to recreate the avengers civil war movie scene like corridor digital did. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5-3eujJyZE&t=908s .... in this video they cut a persons head and make it fall ...
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ASCII Art in blender using Animation Nodes

ASCII Art is the use of ASCII characters to draw images an shapes. I was wondering if it is possible to convert an image into an ASCII Art using Animation Nodes in blender. Here are some examples for ...
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Boolean not working for 2 objects, not sure why. Tried many things as suggested on tutorial sites

I hope to get some help here. I am having some fun designing a House, but for some reason I cannot get two boolean objects to cut properly. I hope to get some help to figure out why the Windows and ...
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Different animation lengths for each animation? (For FBX Export)

So I have a few animations I'm working on for a game I'm doing. The Idle animation is about 915 frames so it can be a nice long loop, and the walk animation is about 30 frames so as to be concise. ...
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Collection instance isn't moving around correctly when I try to move it around in the viewport

I was following the following youtube tutorial on making Ghibli style clouds in Blender. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgRPUlFBHH4&t=2016s I have put the cloud that I want to duplicate into a ...
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Hardops + Blender 2.9 Support

https://gumroad.com/l/hardops Can anyone confirm if the HardOps (2.8) addon is compatible with Blender 2.9?
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Rigid body and Zero gravity

I need to animate set of rigid bodies with zero gravity. I don't want to cancel gravity in the scene since I need it for other rigid bodies. How can I "say" to specific rigid bodies in the ...
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What could be a quick workflow to create this shape to use as alternative to my flawed, beginner's approach

The shape in question is sort of an elongated tear drop (2D representation included). I'm quite a beginner so my attempt didn't turn out great. I attempted to create the shape in Blender on my own ...
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how to hide particle emitter but not particles

Whenever I render out my particle sim, the particle emitter renders out as well. I've tried to disable it during renders using the camera icon in the Outliner view, but that disables the particles as ...
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Blender 2.9 Evee Shadow error along normals

Anyone know how to solve this? I am in a terrible hurry, please help!
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My textures in my render look different than in the preview render 2.8 (Solved

I don't know why my render looks different than in the preview. Got any help? edit: I fixed it, some guy gave me some pointers and figured it out https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1csDJXr-...
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Copy and Paste Specific character into existing pose

I have what might be a tough or easy question. My overall use for blender is to create multiple animations for different characters. Some of these animations will be the same, and I was wondering if ...
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Bake from Hi to Low Poly Distance Artifacts

I'm trying to follow tutorials on YouTube to follow this process but I keep running into a problem where I either get texture transfer only where my low poly mesh penetrates the high poly, or I get ...
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“Domain Type” and other options not showing

(new to blender) I'm trying to change my domain type from smoke to gas, however my smoke domain settings are completely different from the tutorial I'm watching and I'm not sure how to change them.
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Duplicating a sequence of an armature in cyclic 2D animation

I'm animating a cilium in 2D. It uses an armature/bones. It is symmetric across time - the second half of each cycle is a mirror of the first half - except mirrored across a diagonal axis. The first ...
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How can I group into one layer all similar items?

I'd like to get all of my spheres (x.003, x.004, x.005, etc...) into a group called "Sphere" (the first one in the list). Something like that: ...
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This plane is all dotted and I have no idea what it means

I am really new to this program and I've been watching a ton of tutorials, but even though I do everything the video says, this happens. It's like it's transparent almost. It honestly could be ...
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Why are cuts made with BoxCutter appearing as objects in an Octane render?

Whenever I cut stuff off using the box cutter, it works fine in blender but then it creates geometry instead of cutting it when I render it in octane. As you can see in the pic there's a little cube ...
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Randomize location of multiple objects

Does anyone know if there's a modifier or any other way to "randomize" the location of a number of objects? What I have is about 20 objects positioned next to each other and I want to randomize their ...
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How to tile textures in Cycles?

I just recently got into the nodes system, my knowledge on the subject is limited. I can't seem to find out how to tile textures using my current node setup, because it doesn't tile the them on its ...
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Cloth instantly crinkles when simulation played [duplicate]

I have a cloth simulation on a rigged armature that has Collisions enabled. I haven't messed with any parameters on the cloth sim and every time I play the simulation, it crinkles up and distorts. I'm ...
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How to increase rendering quality? [duplicate]

Any suggestions on how to increase cycles rendering quality? I would like to have this image as HQ as possible.
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Couldn't get the right coffee color and the thickness of glass cup

I was trying to follow the coffee cup tutorial by Blender Guru on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdWUjEMzDhg&t=235s However, I have two major problems with my own project: 1, I couldn't get the ...
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Why I can't export in fbx my model?

This is my model. I'm trying to create a skyscraper Now in edit mode is this one: As you can see the many polygons creating my model are also into the skyscraper, i.e. they don't finish on the ...
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Animation faster than audio when rendered

I lip synced some basic animation to some audio that is about 17 seconds long (425 frames). When I load it into a video editor after render, (to put the same audio clip back into the rendered set of ...
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Simple buildings [duplicate]

I need to create simple buildings. Just pieces comprised of basic shapes, but I really do not want to UV unwrap and apply textures individually. What's the best way to go about this? I'm decent at ...
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Why am I getting an OpenCL driver error with BlendLuxCore when I'm rendering using CPU only?

I'm running Blender 2.8.3 on Ubuntu 18.04. I downloaded BlendLuxCore for Linux 64 bit and followed the instructions to install it as an add-on to Blender. When I select the LuxCore render engine, set ...
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Animation Nodes. Speed viewer

Is there a way to get the speed information of an object in animation nodes like a speed input or something like this? Thank you.
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Why does the screen turn completely white in render view when using 2.8 eevee?

I know this version of blender is just a beta but this wasn't happening the entire time I was creating my scene. After adding in furniture from CGtrader, the rendered mode began showing up completely ...
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Why is my scene rendering out weird lines?

I have a very simple shot set up with simple textures on the objects. No simulations or anything special and, there's weird sort of halo-ey lines that faintly come across my shot for no reason. There'...
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Node viewer window is missing when i go into 'shading'

I'm following a tutorial video on youtube and when the guy goes into the shader mode, his screen shows the main window, then below that a window in which the nodes that he's playing around with are ...
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glTF: How to optimize exported glb file from blender having more number of loop-cuts?

I have plane with 200x100 loopcuts, when I export glb the size of the file is around 2MB than I again sub divided the mesh couple of times and now binary file is around 8MB. How can I use more number ...
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No desktop short cut for Blender 2.8

I just installed the Blender 2.8 beta. It did not create a shortcut. How can I create a short cut on the desktop?
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Blender OpenEXR / OpenEXR MultiLayer is not importing correctly into Adobe After Effects [closed]

Importing *.exr from Blender into AE is causing error message: I was trying different settings for OpenEXR file, but nothing is going to work. Does someone have similar problem?
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material texture won't show up

In the viewport, I can't see the texture I just applied to the object.
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How to Set Preferences 'Translation Branches Directory' path to a valid directory?

I wanted to Rename IkeaShader but it says Please set your User Preferences 'Translation Branches Directory' path to a valid directory. I have been searching it online, and playing around without ...
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Extract objects/points inside camera view frustum

I'm trying to extract objects/points (region of point cloud) inside a camera view frustum. In this case, i set up a proper camera position and rotation. And i'd like to have those partial objects ...
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Quaternions (still) don't interp by slerp?

I've seen https://developer.blender.org/T45473 where it's pointed out that if you have two quaternion rotation keyframes in Blender, it doesn't interp between them properly using slerp -- instead it ...
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Particles in fluid-simulation are falling through Object

I made a fountain in Blender. The fluid simulation looks like it works, but in the last part of the Fountain it falls through it. I had a similar problem few weeks ago and I solved it by increasing ...
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How to change the scale of dots in a shader in gradient-like pattern?

I ran into a problem while making a toon shader. I wanted to add specular made out of dots, where central spot of the specular will have larger dots, while the specular border will have tiny dots. In ...

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