I am trying to use the grease pencil for the first time. When I try to create a stroke I see nothing at all. It is invisible. However, when I convert it to a geometry, I can see it. I am assuming that I should see the stroke as I am drawing it. Thanks for your help.

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    $\begingroup$ Have you checked that "Grease Pencil Layers" is checked in the properties panel? (N in the 3D viewport) $\endgroup$
    – Striar
    Aug 7, 2017 at 19:12
  • $\begingroup$ Check color from the Grease Pencil palette, turn its opacity on $\endgroup$ Nov 2, 2017 at 2:48
  • $\begingroup$ I had the exact same problem using an early 2.8 build, solved by moving to the greasepencil-object branch $\endgroup$
    – pevinkinel
    May 21, 2018 at 12:34
  • $\begingroup$ wilks, what do you mean "moving to the greasepencil-object branch "? $\endgroup$
    – Bruno
    Oct 18, 2019 at 21:54


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