Blender: How to add transparent texture image to an object

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How to add transparent image texture in Blender

When you add your transparent PNG to your object in Blender, you will notice that it shows black where it should be see-through. To fix this and make sure your transparent image shows up properly on your model, you just need to follow the following steps:

Remove black background from transparent PNG

Step 1: Open your transparent image texture.

Step 2: In the Shader Editor (previously called Nodes Editor in Blender), connect Alpha from your image texture to the Alpha of your color.

Step 3: In the Material Properties tab, scroll down and choose Blend Mode: Alpha Clip under Settings.

And that is all! Now, I actually did this before, but I had a very complicated nodes setup for image transparency. This should be better. Hope it helps!

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Mari's Note

Thank you for checking out my Blender Note! I am by all means a beginner in Blender, so I do not feel qualified to label this post as a 'tip' or 'tutorial'. However, I decided to upload this note for myself, and hopefully it can be useful to others as well.

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