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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 one. I don't know if this is ...
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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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Tweening for 2d strokes in grease pencil

Is there any way I can tween my 2D strokes in grease pencil?
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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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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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2.80 crashes as soon as we try to switch to 2D animation mode [closed]

We have 2.80, we open it and try to make a new file in 2D animation and it suddenly closes. I tried adjusting the display, tried uninstall and reinstall, but same thing happens. We have Windows 7. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How to show image after import

I recently started blender days before the 2.80 update and now i feel a bit clueless with all. I wanted to add a image as a reference plane to make my sword object but i dont know where do i activate ...
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How to run reload current image from disk automatically

I am using Blender 2.8. I loaded a video file as background image in the 2D Animation mode, and want to draw some strokes to trace the video. But when I change the current frame, the video image ...
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Can someone please explain to me what blender freestyle.utils.bounding_box(stroke) does and how to use it?

Can someone please explain to me what blender freestyle.utils.bounding_box(stroke) does and how to use it? My guess is that it returns a minimum and maximum ...
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How to get 2d pixel coordinates of multiple objects bounding boxes from rendered image with python in blender 2.8?

I know there're many questions similar to mine, but they are a bit too old and not working with newest version of blender. I found this two, but have no idea how to use them: ...
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Any simple(ish) way to warp a .png?

new to Blender but really enjoying it. There is one specific effect that i've used a fair bit in After-effects & fusion which is grid/mesh warp. Basically the software adds in a predefined number ...
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Text doesn't appear in render. (File attached)

New to blender. Created a 2D animation. Text doesn't appear in render. File attached. Please help.
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grease pencil rouded corners

when I draw animations with grease pencil I always get pointed and flat corners, is there a way to set the strokes corners to rounded similar to how you can in illustrator?
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2D Face Animation on 3D Model: Transparent Texture?

I'm following this tutorial on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NlvgMYZgaY&list=PLJtehCu4iIj4T0dqawwRolg8B6DPzmu01&index=46&t=0s The problem is that the character he is using is ...
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2D cutout object transparency

EDIT 2: I realized with cycles on it almost works as suggested but I only get a "shadowed" version of the tree to control tranparency: Do you know how to make it so it shows the original color ...
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When using the 2D tools is it possible to copy drawings into the next frame?

I am going to preface this by saying I am a total begginer so please excuse any mistakes. I recently downloaded blender to create 2D animation projects and have been enjoying getting to grips with it, ...
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How to reopen a 2D Blender File?

I made a 2D animation in blender and saved it. But when I reopen the file, it opens up in the 3D form with the 2D part on a flat plane in the space. How do I change it so that the camera faces the 2D ...
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All drawings move together in Blender? Is there a way to turn this off?

I've been trying to work on a new animation. I'm new to Blender so i'm still learning it. I was drawing my character but then I ran into a problem where when I click one object like the character's ...
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Why are Grease Pencil Strokes converted to thin Lines?

I was working on a small test animation within the 2d animation, but somehow hit a hotkey that I couldn't seem to find and fix it. The image below shows how it looks after the accidental hotkey input....
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Is there a way to add hair texture to 2d?

Same as the title. I want to know a good way to get some hyper-realistic hair for 2d. Is this possible, or do I have to make a completely new 3d scene and add hair to that; if so, how?
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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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How to make semitransparency on an image plane of a 2D png in v2.8?

I have checked past questions and this does not seem addressed. Blender 2.8. How can I add additional transparency to a PNG imported as an Image Plane? E.g. make the entire picture half-transparent ...
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How do you import an image with a transparent background? [duplicate]

Seems basic and straight forward right? Import a picture from a domain where you intentionally made the backgound transparent to find it with a clear white background once opened up in Blender. My ...
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Why I can't go into the drawing mode?

Why I can't go into the drawing mode to adjust my wonderful worm?
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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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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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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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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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My onion skin doesn't work

When I switch to the next frame the previous frame disappear, I tried to convert a General 3d preset into a 2d Animation to understand better how it works but I think that something's missing. Also ...
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How do I use a 2D image as a texture on a single 2D face?

I have a 2D JPG of roof tiles. I have a single face in my house mesh that will be the roof (so it is a 2D surface, though it's in 3D space). How do I get the 2D JPG to become the texture for only that ...
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grease pencil 2.8 weird outline

hey so im using the new grease pencil and all i have done so far is set the stroke color to a dark brown, then the fill color to a lighter brown and drew a circle using the circle draw tool. it works ...
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How to make a 2D balance weighting scale?

So, I want to make a 2D weighting scale in blender like this guy does in After Effects in this video Any ideas?
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2D Rigging Question: Can you link or copy the rigging from the line to a fill within a grease pencil object?

I've just been getting into some basic 2D Animation with rigging, and I succesfully rigged the grease pencil "line" layer via vertex groups and weight painting and made a basic animation, however I ...
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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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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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Export image as Scalable Vector Graphic

Hello, Does anyone know if there is a way to export grease pencil drawing as pdf or some other non pixel format?
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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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Cannot see mesh for reference images Blender 2.80

This is a new problem for several months. Cannot see mesh for reference images Blender 2.80. Did not have this problem with 2.79?
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Grease pencil 2.8, how to move strokes / curves / shapes between layers within the same GP objects

After I draw for example a face, I want to move the hair to different layer, and the eyes to another layer, so I can move them forward or backward proportional to another elements of the drawing.
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Is there a way to export a blender grease pencil animation to svg?

I know that an svg file can come animated, either internally or via sprite sheets. is it possible to take a 2d animation made in blender and export an animated svg file, with all of it's frames?
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How do I change the render order in the blender 2.8 2D animation tool

I started experimenting with the 2D animation tool yesterday but while using the array modifier to make a crowd I had the problem that all objects that overlapped overlapped the exact opposite way you'...
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How do you export a rendered 2D animation? [duplicate]

I've been attempting to render my 2D animation by selecting "render", "render animation", but I can't see where to proceed from there. Is there a way for me to save the render or export the animation ...
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No Grease Pencil Option Showing (at all)

I've decided to learn Grease Pencil for 2D animation in Blender, however the option for Grease Pencil isn't showing up at all. I've downloaded 2.79 for Mac (as screen capped) so I don't know what I'm ...
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Edge Indices - export to 2D .dxf .svg

I need to prepare my mesh for laser cut and then welding together. Therfore I m searching for a way to export ortho views of a mesh wireframe with index numer assigned to each edge, praferably in ....
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Recreating the background for retouched photographs

I removed a person from some photographs. How can I use blender to re-add the background and body parts of other people behind the missing person? If you guys have any suggestions on how I could do ...
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Animation 2D all frames moves at once

I'm trying to make a 2d animation for my school project. When I was making and arranging the frame, it was smooth process first. But after a while, when I tried to move one keyframe it moved every ...