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Making an Invisible Material in the Cycles render engine

I'm a newcomer to Blender and have created a scene in which I want to animate the disappearance of an object. I don't know if this is the 'right' way to do this, but I managed to get the desired ...
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How can I move an object on a separate layer behind another in the compositor?

How can I make the light bar, after compositing (applying the blur effect on it), be displayed behind the ball, not in front of it?
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How to mask animated objects so they aren't visible past a certain area?

I am animating objects that will be rendered with video footage in the compositor. My difficulty is how to apply a mask so that the objects disappear when they expand past a certain point. Objects ...
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How to highlight parts of my scene - strategy for materials?

I have a scene that looks like this... The renderer is Cycles (probably obvious from the screenshot :) ). Blender 2.78. I'd like to be able to highlight components, such as the gearbox, in a ...
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Compositor: make the glare node effect only certain objects

I want some objects to be affected by the glare node in my scene but not all of the objects in the scene to be effected by it. But the problem with that is the glare node is used in the render layers ...
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Rendering an object through another

Is there a way to render one object through another, but only that particular object? It would look similar to how xray mode functions in the viewport. I'm trying to achieve the effect of rendering ...
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Any idea how to get the location and bounds of object in the image?

I am drawing a line of vehicles on the image, how could I get the coordinates and bounds of each vehicle in the image, since I want to crop the these vehicles one by one from this image? I found a ...
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How to render mesh that's inside another mesh?

I'm looking for a way to render a mesh that resides inside another mesh, here is an image of what I mean: I want the part of the monkey that is inside the cube to be rendered, so the result would ...
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Can i render particles from one object on 2 different render layers?

I am following one of CG Geek's tutorials about Fall Road and i am having a problem with final render. There are about 6 different particles systems on one object and my PC just can't handle it. It ...
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UV project from view: Can foreground items block projected image from proceeding?

Imagine a scene with a camera facing a background plane, with suzanne in between partially obscuring some of the background plane. I'd like to do a 'project from view' from the perspective of the ...
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rendering partial mesh object

I am rendering a shoe by stitching its parts and displaying on the browser, as shown in the screenshot. How this works is, a python script reads the blend file containing the shoe model, and spits ...