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Volumetric Lighting help

I'm trying to render out an image with light emitting from an object, but I am very new to Cycles. How can I achieve an effect like this easily? It's only for a single frame, so it can be a simple ...
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Transparent background showing as black

Is there any way to counter the transparent background showing as black? I have tried using a "Set alpha" node, but that has failed. I was recently asked to add legible images. My bad. Here: Edit 2: ...
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Fix creases on a curved surface

Basically I am working on an aircraft and I had to cut out the windows (I use the Knife Project tool ) But I have these weird shadows/creases. I know the topology is terrible but this is a quick ...
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How to give the effect or how to make reference image model [duplicate]

A reference image is attached. I want to make the color thread roll and want that coil effect to the inner cylinder. I dont want to use the texture. i want that thread to be coil and look similar to ...
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Exporting to DirectX for Vehicle Simulator with correct axis for each object, Blender equivalent of Xform reset?

So, my problem is when I export to DirectX format (.x), it shows strange in Vehicle Simulator (a vehicular simulator), and my model does not behave as it should. the propeller of my ship, which should ...
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Is there any way to align this circle?

I would like to align a circle with the edge under it. But every time I try to rotate it around the z-axis, it never gets perfectly aligned and overall this "window" has some curves in it. I want it ...
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Cycles not available in 2.77? [duplicate]

I can't select cycles as render engine. I have tried changing the user preferences as well as re-installing blender. Any ideas?
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What is the workflow when using Subsurf? [duplicate]

My question is what is the best approach to model an object for a realistic cinematic render when using a Subsurf modifier? Because if I may compare Blender to Photoshop, which uses layers, here all ...
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“Object has no attribute” in Blender Game Engine

i have a problem with this code,i want to create a custom mouse cursor in bge i use blender 2.77 but i have something wrong like this can't anyone can solve this code?
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Customized time stamp / clock

Is it possible to create a customized time stamp on the video? By customized I mean an arbitrary hour:minute:second that would count up time (24 fps)? The Metadata stamp is useless for this purpose, ...
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what is the default code for the operator.modal method?

So I'm working on an export script and need to implement some extra data... I want to add the extra data when the file browser is open and remove the data when the browser is closed on cancel or ...
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How to use boolean intersect with two plans and the mirror modifier

These are two plans I want to cut to only keep the outside of the vertical plane. There is a mirror modifier applied on z axe. I tried to use the Boolean Intersect Tool. So my question is how to use ...
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how to keep your model scale from an animation?

I was animating a model and noticed that on a frame that the scale there looked a lot better then the current scale my model has by default. What I would like to know is how to I apply the scale of ...
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Why does my frame range start automatically revert back to 0 after I set it?

I want to do as described here: How Do You Start Animation At A Specific Frame? Whether I use the setter below the timeline, or the one in the render panel, immediately after I set it--clicking ...
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Python: Duplicating a mesh and armature does not update armature modifier

I am duplicating two objects, an armature and a mesh. The mesh is the child of the armature and has an armature modifier. When the objects are duplicated, the mesh's armature modifier still has "...
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Parent shaking when hit play in bge

I have a character with an empty object as parent with the hand bone. I use this empty to parent the guns and I have a gun inside of it, when play the animation the weapon stay static inside the ...
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Multiple GPU card problems

I have two GPU cards in my machine. I had a GTX 980 Ti and I recently added a GTX 1070. My render times have more than doubled, however when I go back to look at my PNG's, I notice that they don't ...
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Baking error with multi-tiled UV map

While searching for examples in baking I found this question Export "Project from view" texture as uv texture . On that page one responder provided a blend file. I downloaded it, tried to ...
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Mesh + Armature Problem

I finished modeling a LEGO man, so I decided to rig him. After I rigged him, everything was fine: https://youtu.be/ahPx-qFXO4o But, when I tried to move the hips or body, the other parts were ...
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NLA Editor Question

Can you "edit" a key action within the NLA Editor? As you can see from the image below, I have six pages in a book that turn perfectly...EXCEPT each page is repeating itself once, resulting in 12 ...
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Boolean doesn't work?

I am trying to use the difference mode to make a hole. But when I select Difference and the object it does this? I removed all the doubles and recalculated normals on both objects but it still does ...
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My tracks stop tracking [duplicate]

I am almost new with camera tracking and I am working on a small test. But in frame 93 15 of my 18 tracks stop tracking. The rest stops one frame later. The video ends in frame 220. Can someone help ...
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Transparency animation not working with a plane

I'm trying to create a simple animation. I have have a plane and a line, first the line fades out, then the plane fades out. For that I am using the transparency value. The line fades out just fine, ...
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Limit Blender RAM usage?

So Blender started crashing whenever I bake fluid for no reason (I mean no reason, discussion here). I'm thinking maybe reducing the amount of RAM it uses could help, but I can't figure out how to ...
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my curve modifier does not modify my arrayed object around the curve?

my curve modifier does not modify my arrayed object around the curve?
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Blender not loading properly [duplicate]

I have installed Blender 2.76b in my computer. But when I open blender, it does not load fully and only icons are visible. This is how it looks: I have installed Unity 5 in my system and that is ...
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Odd Vertices When Using The Knife Tool

When I use the knife tool on my mesh, any face connected to the cut becomes "incorrect". (I don't know the true term) The underside of my mesh was smooth before I cut the mesh. Now, there are odd ...
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Uv map vertex = mesh vertex

My game engine ask me to create some specific Uv map. I need to have the same number of vertex in the mesh and in the Uv map. Creating seams and unwraping always create double in the Uv map. To fix ...
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Distorted blender UV face unwraping

here i try to unwrap this face and i get faces unwraped randomly. tried to search for solution but all i found was for versions earlier than 2.77 and as you can see im using 2.77, where some options ...
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Camera and Object tracking

I want to track one particle in a video and have some questions: What data files are compatible with the program? What data (position, Velocity of the particle,…) will be obtain? Is the software for ...
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Sound works in Blender, but no sound in the final render

I set the video to understand Xvid, and I have a codec, but no matter what I try I can't seem to get the sound to work when it's finish rendering. It works before I render but once I render, the sound ...
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hardops addon in blender 2.69 ubuntu 14.04

enabled hardops 007 addon just fine when my imac was running osx Yosemite i try to install it now here on ubuntu and i keep getting these errors... all of my other plugins work just fine. why ubuntu ...
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i don't know how to make smoke particles in blender render

I'm trying to create an object that emits red smoke from it and i can't find a way to create colored smoke(or ANY smoke). I'm new to this so I don't know how to use Blender too well, can someone ...
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Is it possible to unwrap and map selected faces, then unwrap and map other selected faces?

Is it possible to select some faces then unwrap them and map them with image, then select some other faces then unwrap and map them, and so on? I have one quite complex model, which if I unwrap them ...
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Rigging problems afoot

I'm totally a rigging noob, so I followed this quick and easy tutorial to rig my cartoony 3D model, and it was all peaches and cream for now, until i parented the model with the armature. The feet ...
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Game Asset Workflow and Software Pipeline

I'm brand new to the Blender world (and 3D in general). I started diving in about a week ago, with the ultimate goal of making assets for a video game project I plan to start next year with some ...
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Drawing/sketches in blender [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to 3d modelling and have been working through a lot of tutorials. Something I see come up often is users importing sketches of objects such as people, the then seem to create the model ...
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Whether someone has done a user defined version of Blinn-Phong (not Blinn and not Phong separately) reflection model in the node editor?

Actually, I am interested in working with Blinn-Phong reflection model in my rendering process, but unfortunately, there is no such a reflection model in Blender. (Yes, It has Blinn and Phong ...
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How do you activate the Curve Tool in the latest version of Blender?

I have seen a tutorial on using a plugin for Curves in Blender. Called Curve Tool. Doesn't seem to work in Blender 2.74. What is the trick? I want to "loft" between curves.
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Change pole angle without affecting mesh [duplicate]

I have rigged a zombie, and when I change the pole angle it affects the mesh's flow. I have tried applying the armature both before and after changing the poles, but nothing works. Examples: Is it ...
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Changing primitive properties retrospectively - options not visible below the tool panel [duplicate]

When adding a circle I can see the 'Add circle' panel below the tool bar, but once I do something else it disappears. How do I get this back? How can I change the number vertices on an existing circle ...
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Using python to create a curve and attach its endpoints with hooks to two spheres

I'm trying to create a curve with python to depict a bond between two atoms (spheres) like so: ...
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Brush looks blocky/low resolution when painting textures (Pic included)

I'm sure this is something silly I'm doing wrong here but I can't find a solution at all. My texture is 2048x2048 and I'm trying to paint details on it. When I draw the brush looks blocky/pixelated ...
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Why does removing the dot from bl_idname break my addon? [duplicate]

I've made an export script, sorry to say much of it is copy paste coding. It was working fine, but now: There should be an extra menuitem 'Waveller' -- it was there and it was working, but it has ...
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Filmic Blender in Unity

If I make something in Blender with Filmic Blender. Save as asset, import it to Unity Game Engine... Wonder if the asset looks the same in Unity (with Filmic settings). In other words, is Filmic only ...
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When I copy and paste the shader nodes and objects from a blender session to another one I lose some characteristcs

What I did has been to copy and paste the teeth and the gums from the original blender file to the blender file that I'm using and an odd thing is happened : the yellow color of the teeth and its ...
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Setting the location of my object

I have accidentally applied the location of my object in blender and my object has now zeroed out. How do i fix this?
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Blender Does not Render Image

My image is not rendering in cycles render. I can see everything in the rendered viewport but when i do a final render i only see a Black and grey checkered screen. After a while blender will crash. ...
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How can I go straight to edit mode by choosing selection modes?

That's basically it,is there a way to configure blender to go straight to edit mode when I choose a selection mode(eg; 1-for vertex,2-for edges or 3-for polygons)? It may seem silly but I think it's ...
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Change armature origin in 2.8

How can I change the origin of an armature without the body melting? I'm working on a FBX armature in 2.8. I've tried all the set origin choices but nothing works.

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