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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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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 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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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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Eevee Grease Pencil looks different Rendered then in Viewport

Curious if this is a bug? Its been driving me crazy recently, the rendered result looks different then the view-port in Eevee using grease pencil, especially when using semi-transparent materials as ...
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Project on a 3D model

I have rendered an image from my 3D model and I do some processing on the image and now I add (lets say) a new point on the rendered image. Is it possible in any way to project this point from the ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Adjusting the size of several layers of 2d animation slightly crook the look

I'm trying to make an animation for school project. I made a face from several layers because I'm still very new to it and I'm drawing it using pc . When I tried to adjust the size of the whole thing, ...
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Rotate Canvas Blender 2.8 Grease Pencil

When animating in Blender 2.8 grease pencil, is there a way to control camera's y rotation while in draw mode. then I can rotate canvas. Thanks
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Freestyle: how to make uneven messy outlines

Yesterday, I saw this below thread by Snoob Dog, thus inspiring ideas for 2d animators. Awesome answers therein. Freestyle: control the Thickness of stroked curve using Radius? Now, I have new ...
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Export mesh as 2D svg file

With the reference link with the Top Addon. I have exported a simple cube with green color. I did not get the same result with the material and the shape (view) in Blender i have set. But the output ...
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Is exporting 2d planes within a 3d object file possible?

I know you can track the camera to make planes face the camera to appear 2d (for effects, fake lights, etc which need to always face the camera/view to work right), but I'm wondering if there's ...
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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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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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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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Tweening for 2d strokes in grease pencil

Is there any way I can tween my 2D strokes in grease pencil?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to track video and key out green screen?

I have been using blender for a while and the biggest thing I struggle with (that I can find no help with), is how to place your green screen footage into into a 3d scene, key out the green screen, ...
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Isometric Character Question

This is a difficult issue to explain, so bare with me. Also, I did not know whether to ask Blender people or Unity people, so I asked both. In Blender, I am trying to create an object for a game that ...
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How can I render 2d images from a lot of camera angles from a 3d model in blender

I am planning on obtaining different images from various camera angles of a 3d model. So I need images of an object from different camera perspectives, for example, like how would an object look when ...
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How to change grease pencil texture Blender 2.8

So I've been looking around and I can't find anywhere on how to change the look of grease pencil strokes to make custom brushes. All I could find was this link https://code.blender.org/2018/07/grease-...
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Importing FBX and OBJ into Grease Pencil to use with grease pencil animation

I have imported OBJ files into Blender Grease Pencil, with the intention of using different OBJ poses for keyframes, I have even tried importing FBX animations with the intentions of tracing each ...
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Anyone know how to make 2D riggs in blender?

I know its possible and ive seen it done but I can't for the life of me find a guide on how to do it. Im currently using the 2.8 beta I just need a way to switch between body parts like an open hand ...
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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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Cannot bind mesh to armature?

So I was going to create an MWE for my other question, only to find that I can't seem to get what worked in the larger example to work here. :P So I set up the bendy bones Now to bind the girl to ...
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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" -- ...