Bpainter V2.0

by ndee in Scripts and Addons

A detailed documentation for BPainter can be found here:

BPainter Documentation


BPainter v1.1 Changelog


  • add Alpha Lock per Layer (this lets you lock the alpha per layer)
  • add pie menu for dockers (A Key)
  • take aspect ratio of paint layer into account for plane preview
  • add proper Alpha Output for Paint Channel
  • show message when wrong Shading mode is set
  • search field for layer creation from existing images


  • set active material for plane preview same as for intial object
  • Attempt to fix merging layers crash.
  • update Images when changing the Category for Stencil or Brush Textures
  • advanced menues now also work in upcoming Blender 2.79

BPainter v1.1.2 Changelog

  • fixing problem with loading brushes and textures. When a custom scripts path is in blender, loading resources could give errors in certain conditions

BPainter v2.0.0 RC3 (22.11.2019)

  • First BPainter release for Blender 2.81
  • Introduces a new PBR workflow in Blender
  • New Map Generator to export textures

BPainter v2.0.1 (21.02.2020)

  • Blender 2.82 release. Fixes some compatibility issues

BPainter v2.0.2 (16.03.2020)

  • Bugfix: Brush Hardness in Blender 2.82
  • Bugfix: Advanced Brush Settings Jitter issue
  • Feature: New Pixel Brush
  • Feature: Layer Interpolation can now easily be set and changed
  • Feature: Adding gradient functionality to Brushes

BPainter v2.0.3 (24.04.2020)

  • Adding UV Layout selection for mask layer

Bpainter v2.0.4 (22.06.2020)

  • Enhancement: Improved Undo
  • Bugfix: UV Plane Preview
  • Feature: custom path for texture library
  • Feature: custom path for brush library
  • Feature: 2 new brush presets. Welcome Color Dodge and Color Burn

BPainter v2.0.5 (05.09.2020)

  • Bugfix: Addon threw errors with other languages than english
  • Bugfix: Colorpicker removed topbar and did not bring it back
  • Bugfix: Mapgenerator did not work nicely with multiple material slots

BPainter v2.0.6 (27.10.2020)

  • small bugfix for colorpicker

BPainter v2.0.7 (11.16.2020)

  • Bugfix: Brush and Stencil textures
  • Improved BPainter shadeless preview
  • Improved layer merging for multiple objects
  • Improving the user experience when setting up a Paint Channel

BPainter v2.0.8 (04.12.2020)

  • API Change for Blender 2.91 (Brush Symmetry)

BPainter v2.0.9 (06.12.2020)

  • Bugfix: Disabling brush mask setting did not work correctly anymore.

BPainter v2.0.11 (18.01.2021)

  • Bugfix: Eevee and Cycles behaved differently when a layer with mask was disabled resulting in a unwanted material when rendering with cycles.

BPainter v2.0.13 (31.01.2021)

  • Bugfix: Deleting Layers could lead to orphaned nodes in paint channel group.
  • Bugfix: Updating layers could break when layer texture gets somehow deleted.
  • Make BPainter work with Blender 2.92