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Add video sequence as background for 2d animation

Hey so I'm messing around with the 2d animation aspect of blender 2.82 and I can't figure out how to set the background as a video sequence like how you would do if you were motion tracking and ...
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I would like to 'draw' a basic 2D mesh of any shape using my mouse

I would like to 'draw' a basic 2D mesh of any shape using my mouse. I've read advice on using grease pencil, but if I use grease pencil and convert to a mesh it seems to have lots of different ...
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Grease Pencil Crash when Draw

I have a hard time with this http://sendanywhe.re/ZF5EIHDP I cant draw anymore it keeps crashing, its something about brushes, but from here theres no turning back, I tried delete materials and ...
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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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Text in speech bubble Blender v.2.81a

I'm doing a school project and I'm drawing a 2D animation in the latest blender version. I drew a speech bubble. Is there a way to create text inside the speech bubble with blender. I don't want to ...
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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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image does not render in blender 2.8

I've just passed the point where I'm no longer a total blender-newbie. One of the most important lessons I've learned is that if something appears not to work, it's probably because there's a setting ...
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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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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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Go Back to Default 2D Animation Window

When I start Blender and select 2D animation, I get the window of the white canvas against a dark grey background. When I accidentally scroll, the whole thing shifts and I go into 3D mode and I seem ...
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How can I fix this Grease Pencil texture fill problem

I'm using the Grease Pencil object and I want to fill using an image texture. By default the texture image repeats, but I want it to use the image once. After I check the "Clip Image" setting I get a ...
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Stroke Color Changed within the same Material?

I am new to Blender, and Im using it for basic 2D animations. I was drawing something while suddenly I realized that the outline stroke has changed color. The old shapes in the same object and using ...
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Full animation 2D/ How to change colours

I am trying to draw on top of the 3D models. When opening 3d model and then selecting " 2D Full Canvas" I can draw well but I can not find how to change colours. So my question how to change colours ...
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Can we translate 3d data into faked 2d data? It seems possible to fake 3d by using 2d images.changing size and shape

There is a some excitement about using an animation platform for web sites. People say it is powerful and fast. So, for employment purposes since I am a software engineer, I have taken the task of ...
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2D animation on chrome OS

How do you create a 2D animation using blender on Chrome OS? The tutorials I saw all didn't work, where you go to new file and select 2D animation.
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Grease Pencil Help - Placing 2D Stroke Animation Over 3D Mesh Object?

I'm pretty new to Blender so I'm testing out its different capabilities, particularly in Grease Pencil mode, but I've found myself stuck and would appreciate some help. https://youtu.be/IWZDvbiEMNE ...
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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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Designing a sticker template based on a 3D model

I'm an absolute rookie in Blender, but recently I faced a hands-on challenge. I feel like Blender can help me out with it. I want to print and cut decals for my gamepad, something like that: The ...
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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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parent grease pencil to object

I am trying to rig a simple puppet to facilitate some 2D drawing in perspective. So I would like du draw some shapes on this puppet that would follow the movement and position in 3D space. But I have ...
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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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Blender 2.81a wont work with my Wacom tablet

Just downloaded blender 2.81a wont work with my Intous Paper. it is working with both 2.8 and photoshop so im pretty sure its a problem with 2.81a. the tablet will work with 2D in 2.81a but not ...
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Complex 2D animation rigging

I want to animate a few custom characters. They need to be 2D. I have all body parts individually (PNG files) parented to the 3D meta rig at the corresponding angles. I have front, quarter-turn, and ...
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How to make a sine wave distortion effect?

I'd like to achieve a simple wave distertion effect like the reflection has in this image: I'd like to animate the reflection so I tried to do it with material nodes. I thought I should mix the UV ...
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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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My strokes won't work in Blender 2.8

In 2.80 I'm in 2d animation and I'm drawing with a Huion tablet. When I draw the stroke shows as I'm drawing but when I let go it disappears. Any settings or bugs I should know of?
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Blender grease pencil shape keys

is there any possible way to achieve a similar result like here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tbp95snCPr4 with grease pencil? Or is there somewhere shape keys for the internal grease pencil tool? ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to prevent freestyle lines from showing up through grease pencil drawings?

I have a scene with both 3D objects and grease pencil drawings. When I apply freestyle to the scene, the lines go through the grease pencil fills. Is there a way to prevent this?
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Creating 2D animations using 3D characters

I am new to Blender and am just learning the basics. I want to create 2D animations using a single character. The 2D animations would portray different angles of the character. Hence, I thought ...
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Blurry Render for a Character

My problem is that I have my character with clean lines in Texture Mode and when I try to render it, it becomes blurry. In Cycle Render it's even worse, I can't see the textures I have created on Gimp....
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Can I build a 3D environment using 2D assets drawn in photoshop? [duplicate]

Can I build a 3d environment in Blender using 2D assets (.PNGs) drawn in photoshop? What I'm looking to do is fairly simple in but I can't figure out how to do so in Blender (or if it is possible to ...
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Is there a way to create a model and export it into a spriteset of that model 360 view?g

There is an example of a ship model that has a sprite every 22.5 degrees. How can I export a model I make like that is that possible?
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How to model into a 2d image?

Ive been trying to figure out how one would start doing something like this If you didnt have a 3d scan of the model to work around, but only a 2d image of the person, how would you estimate ...
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How to turn a picture into a 3D object? [duplicate]

I would like to create a metal coin in Blender with a 3D picture of my fathers' face (2D jpg image). Is there a way to turn a picture into a 3D object?
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Grease Pencil looks bad

So i just started trying out the grease pencil and it looks terrible. very low resolution and its jagged. the pencil dose not overlap it cuts through previous strokes, anyone have any tips on how to ...
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Rotate a 2D cross section to make a 3D object

I have zero 3D modeling skills and this is a very, very basic question - please bear with me. I have a 2D drawing (I made it in Omnigraffle so I can export all sorts of formats - SVG seems most ...
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2.8 How can I draw and fill a closed shape in 2D?

I was drawing something in 2d today when 2 hours of work went up in flames as I couldn't fill in any colors. Was this a bug/glitch within the 2.80 Beta, or am I missing something? I would use the ...
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Grease Pencil limitations

So I'm wondering if its possible to do similar 3D mixed with 2D animations in blender 2.8, is it possible to do the whole process in blender because of the grease pencil? Here is an example of what i ...
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2D Line Strokes Turn Thin; Don't Know how to Change Them Back

While trying to make a 2D animation in blender 2.8, I have come across an issue that I'm not sure how to change. I am very new to the program, so I don't know how it can be fixed. I had been using ...
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2D animation rendered animation/image overlapping problem

I'm a new user of blender and I've been trying to create a short 2d animation. But the layers overlapping and all is confusing to me as it's nothing like any other painting softwares like photoshop,...
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2D Animation in Ver2.8 / animate text objects?

Is it possible to also animate text objects in the 2D interface? I'm sure it is, but I can't get text to behave like strokes or shapes. It is always visible in all keyframes. Just started with ...
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how can i add backgrounds and animate them in blender 2.80 2d animation?

Im making a 2d animation and added a background but the background doesn't appear in the render and neither in the frames.
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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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scale bone to negative didn't work?

I've tried looking almost everywhere , but no one seems to actually ask this question . I've created a 2D character in blender and rigged it . My question is , why can't I scale non-root bones to ...
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How do I export a 2D file? [duplicate]

I made a video with audio overlay. No 3D aspects whatsoever. I just want to export it as an MP4 or Matroshka. The only options it gives me are Collada, Alembic, STL, FBX, Waveform, X3D, and GLTF. ...
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Blender 2.8 Time Nodes for 2d Animation

I am pretty much a blender newbie but here is what I am trying to accomplish: Basically I want to create a simple 2d animation using nodes. I created this simple network which changes the color over ...
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overlaying grid on pixelated image and extruding pixels

i'm trying to create some voxel style art using blender and i'm having trouble overlaying a grid on a pixelated image. I'd like to create something that looks like this: I've tried importing the ...
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Render settings for 2d animation in Blender 2.8

What are the best render settings for a 2d animation comprising of flat geometric shapes in Blender, either 2.79 or 2.8? I have tried various things in both and the results are poor with the shapes ...
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rotation in 2D work space. brain twister [duplicate]

Not sure exactly what to call this effect as it happened by accident and I can't seem to replicate it! I have an image attached below, it is taken from a video of the effect in action, if anyone wants ...