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Depth of Field with Grease Pencil Objects not working

I have two grease pencil objects: one at origin and the other at Y: 92m (far back from the camera.) I'm trying to get the background to be blurred using the camera. (I know I can blur the object ...
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Can Grease Pencil objects created with older Blender versions interact with light sources in Blender 2.83?

Since 2.83, Grease Pencil objects can interact with light sources. In my tests, it seemed that this only applies to Grease Pencil objects that were created with Blender 2.83? Is that correct? If not,...
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In Blender 2.83, what happened to Overlay Blend-type in Grease Pencil?

I recently upgraded from Blender 2.81a to 2.83.0. In 2.81, Overlay was a Blend-mode option in Grease Pencil (and I often used it to add specular highlights in 2D work): In 2.83.0, Overlay appears to ...
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Distance driver not working in the rig to switch images (2.5D animation)

Working on a 2.5D character rig set up for an animation production. We move the controller up and down axis to switch between different shapes. We are using a distance driver in the blender rig to ...
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Blender 2.82 - 2D Grease Pencil Colours seem dimmed in Renders?

So I'm testing out more of Blender's Grease Pencil for animation, but I'm noticing that the colours I draw in the Viewpoint do not render out the exact same, and look darkened. As a test, I drew a ...
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How to transform an 2D sketch into an 3D object with other texture in an animation?

The title describes my project really good. I‘ve seen this kind of transformation in an artist film from Erin Sarofsky(youtube.com/watch?v=WWBMd1OvVx4). I‘ve already seen similar ways in internet, but ...
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Stylized 2D shadows for 3D model

I am trying to create a shader that replicates the shadows from the original Sonic Riders, here I have the in game model set up with a toon shader, but I am unsure how to fully recreate this effect. ...
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Is it possible add a texture to a plane in the two-dimensional animation editor?

So I wanted to make a 2D animation about this specific spite of Mario( made by Nintendo) flying through an obstacle course. I added in a similarly 2D plane, rotated 90 degrees so I could see it from ...
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2D animation rig

I’m doing a very basic 2D cut out animation with a simple rig attached to it. But the bones are sticking to my planes in irrational ways (for example the head bone seems to move other planes besides ...
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why black strokes are gray, and how to make them black for a rendered image?

i'm trying to make black strokes in blender but they are not black, the material is black, the strenght is at max, the opacity is 1, but the stroke steal not black
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Is it possible that “bloom” affects grease-pencil object in 2.8 with EEVEE engine?

So I am trying to do a animation where a TV emits light (bloom) and affects objects around it. I already activated bloom and set that plane shader to "Emission" and it works with 3d Objects, as you ...
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How can i loop animate a set of images in animation node?

I have a set of images to make a slideshow. I want to use animation node addon to animate the images. All the images will have the same animation but will stay in front of the camera with different ...
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Print paper template for large object

I'm designing a backyard playset in Blender and need some help. I need to print some paper templates to glue to 2"x 12" dimensional lumber to cutout some curved rafter beams. My blend is set to real ...
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How can i make Ken Burns effect with animation nodes?

I have a camera and an image in the scene. I would like to achieve random Ken Burns effect on the image with animation node with the constraint that the image will always stay inside the frame never ...
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2D - Animation like Live2D in Blender?

Hello Blender community, I have a question about animation of 2D avatars in Blender as I am looking for a way to get nearly the same results from Live2D in a 3D program like Blender. The animation ...
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Refract grease pencil object?

so I'm trying to use the new 2.8 Update to do a grease pencil animation behind a dirty glass window in Eevee, but the grease pencil object does not get refracted or effected at all by the glass shader,...
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Blender 2D Animation - Background Image Won't Export

So I imported a background image with a little 2D animation I made, but the background image I imported isn't popping up when I export(render). Why?
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How do I mimic the function of the 3D camera in After Effects in Blender? [closed]

Context: I'm a 2D animator who animates frame by frame. (I draw each image for each frame.) I used to work in After Effects to composite my animations, and I'm weaning off of Adobe products. One ...
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Why does the grease Pencil Fill becomes transparent when zoomed out

I'm trying to draw an oil tanker with a combination of a 3D mold and 2D drawings with grease pencil, but when the grease drawings are close to a 3D mesh or another Grease pencil object, it becomes ...
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Enabled grid for 2d animation

Absolute beginner here. I would like to make a very simple 2D animation using Blender, but am stuck at the very basic level, I don't even manage to enable a grid. I have searched the internet a lot ...
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Shapes disappear when selecting keyframe

Absolute beginner here. I am trying make a simple 2D animation, and have run into a strange problem. I have drawn the shapes, and inserted the starting keyframe. Then, on the timeline, I move the time ...
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In 2D animation, how to draw coloured shapes?

Absolute beginner here. I would like to make a very simple 2D animation using Blender, but am stuck at the very basic level, I don't even manage to draw any shapes. I have searched the internet a lot ...
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Im doing a 2d animation and need timeline help

I was doing a 2d animation and all was fine till i maybe hit a hotkey or pressed a wrong button. I used to be able to see my layers on the bottom left in my timeline (the default 2d-animation settings)...
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Blender 2.82 - Exporting Fill Tool

I'm pretty new to Blender, however, I am considering adopting it into my workflow. For my current needs I would need to be able to convert and export the grease pencil fill tool to mesh! I can do it ...
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My grease pencil objects are getting distorted when i am moving them across x axis

I am using blender 2.8 2d animation. I have created an object with grease pencil and now when i am trying to animate it by moving it is getting distorted and weird. PLease any help is appreciated. I ...
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2d Object (drawing) wont move

I'm trying to adjust my drawings position in Object mode but every time i move onto the next frame, it snaps back in place. I've check my other layers to see if the problem was with all of blender but ...
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how to text in 2D animation keyframe?

i have created a 2d animation but it needs text as narration that will change with frames. I am able to add text as object but it stays with all the frames a static object. Can anyone tell me how to ...
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How to make a sword appear from behind a tree in 2D Animation

Hello, i am brand new to blender. I am trying to make a short Stickman animation for learning purposes. I would like to make the sword appear from behind the tree, and not in front of the tree as it ...
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Overlapping Grease pencil showing jagged white or black edges

Sometimes when I put two grease pencil objects on top of each other at a distance you see a black or white line appear around the edge of the object closest to the camera. From examining it in the ...
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How can I infinitely loop a png sequnce in blender?

Imagine I have a transparent png sequence of a bird flying that takes 1 second each loop. How can I import the png sequence into blender, and loop it infinitely in a way that I can then drag the ...
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Grease Pencil Strokes cutting off

I'm trying to make strokes with the grease pencil, but the strokes cut off, even when I keep drawing the line. I don't know if it's a problem with my actual tablet or not because it'll work sometimes ...
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Drawing in 2D using a reference image, strokes keep appearing behind the reference image

I'm using Blender 2.82, I'm drawing using a reference image but the strokes keep appearing behind the image, how do I solve that?
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World displays as grey even though set to white

I am using the 2D Animation preset and so far every new scene I made had the same bright white background. Now my two latest scenes (created with 'copy settings') have a light grey background even ...
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Vertex Groups Not Created After Parent Set

Good evening, I've been trying to teach myself to use Blender Grease Pencil for 2D Animation using a few online tutorials. I walked through all the steps of the series of this video by ERSmusicart ...
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adding items (Shift+A) in 2d animation will not show them on the screen

Whenever I add an item in 2d animation it is displayed by default as a 3d object and is not inside the camera. Question is how can I add text, and generally any 2d imports from shift+a without having ...
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Overlapping Grease Pencil Objects Show Scene Edges

I've found an issue where overlapping grease pencil objects will create a pixelated line around the front object. The color of the outline is dependent on the world color. This can be seen best along ...
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How to change color of stroke

I was creating a 2d animation and realized that i wanted to change the color of the strokes later on. I saw a 2.8 tutorial on this but it says that i need to press assign, but there isn't any.
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Why does Grease Pencil color and stroke move separately when animated?

I am new to Blender. I painted my first character ever, and once I animated it the color animates separately from my stroke. Is there a way to fix it so that the color stay within the border? BEFORE:...
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weights not showing in weight paint mode

So I have a mesh that's touching another. I gave it a bendy bone -- and following this tutorial, I added two bones at the head and the tail of the bone that I used as "custom handler references" -- ...
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Blender live-action footage and Grease Pencil animation

I have a bit of live-action footage that I would like to incorporate into a scene done with Grease Pencil to. Think of a newscaster talking about something and the live-action video is in a smaller ...
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How to insert a reference picture in 2d animation

I am trying to insert reference image to use in the 2D animation part of Blender. How can I get an image inserted?
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How to make Kurzgesagt style smoke (translucent moving circles that don't overlap)

I'm trying to replicate the smoke in this Kurzgesagt video scene using Blender (from seconds 0:07-0:12) https://youtu.be/h6fcK_fRYaI?t=7 The smoke columns are basically different circles of a ...
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My progress in making this timeline scale. Need a little help

New to blender. I am trying to make this timeline scale in Blender. Original: https://imgur.com/AkzFAem This is where I am: https://imgur.com/578BChO I have made the red cursor move smootly ...
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Why do I not see the default 3D scene if I add a video to VSE in Blender 2.7

In other words: how to combine 3d mesh and video without nodes and compositor. How to render video and 3D scene all together, simultaneously. If you drop a video into Blender and press ...
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grease pencil jagged lines

my Blender produces very jagged lines in 2D Animation mode (grease pencil). It seems to be updating my pens position at a very low framerate. Turning input samples to 10 has no effect. What do? Im ...
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Blender 2.8: Why doesn't my grase pencil stroke have enough dots/vertex?

I am using blender 2.8 and I have an Wacom intuos pro tablet. Recently I just start using the grease pencil on blender, I draw things pretty fast so when I do strokes, it will always look like this. I ...
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Tweening for 2d strokes in grease pencil

Is there any way I can tween my 2D strokes in grease pencil?
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Airbrush and Soft Pencil always black, regardless of material chosen (2D, 2.8)

When using 2D animation in 2.8, my airbrush and soft pencil tool always produce the color black, regardless of material chosen. The other drawing tools are accurate. and draw/paint what I've selected....
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2D Animation keyframe issue

I've created a small animation and started with a sketch, that part is working as it should. Now I tried to color in my project , only did one image thus far. The problem is that the colored image ...
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issue with grease pencil and tablet pressure

After creating a new 2d animation project i started drawing with my tablet (xp-pen artist 12) and i noticed this: as you can see the newer line is covered by the older path. I don't know if this is ...