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1st layer

2nd layer

3rd layer

I animated these 3 layers and than tried combining but couldn't do it. I know how to combine rendered images from different layers in compositor but I'm trying out animation. Please help.!!!


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  • $\begingroup$ show what you tried, the setup that didn't work, to spot what was wrong or what to change... $\endgroup$ – m.ardito Nov 23 '17 at 12:18
  • $\begingroup$ I clicked on animation besides the render button... After that I don't know how to combine all three animated layers to make a single animation out of them..!! $\endgroup$ – Deep Patel Nov 27 '17 at 20:03

First make sure that you enable transparency for the background (so that all of the layers have an alpha channel.

Then combine the layers in the compositor using Alpha Over

For a more detailed explanation Read:
My objects are semi-transparent, and not one behind the other in the compositor
and Can someone explain the layer system?

  • $\begingroup$ what if i want to make an animation, how do i combine three animated layers and than save it? $\endgroup$ – Deep Patel Nov 28 '17 at 10:23
  • $\begingroup$ @DeepPatel please ask new questions using the big blue Ask Question link at the top of the page. $\endgroup$ – cegaton Nov 28 '17 at 14:54

You can shift + Left Click on the Layers at the bottom panel to select which to render.

If you need more advanced control on how to combine them you can composite them together using render layers.


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