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Freestyle: control the Thickness of stroked curve using Radius?

(My english isn't very good, do not hesitate to edit my question) I'm currently searching the best way to draw some 2D filled shape using Blender. For example: This image is a render from ...
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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 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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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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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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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 edit material of grease pencil stroke across all keyframes?

I'm very new to Blender and have a simple question. I have an animated Grease Pencil stroke and would like to edit its color. I don't want it to be changing colors in the animation, I just want to ...
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Blender 2.8: Grease Pencil Fill Brush Not Working

I've been trying to figure out how to use the fill tool, but it doesn't seem to be working properly. Am I doing something wrong? The build is 2.8 nov 2018.
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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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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 ...
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Can Grease Pencil work with 3D Scene/Objects in Viewport for Grease Pencil?

Is it possible to use a modelled a hall, corridor-- throne room etc as background whilst using grease pencil for viewport working? So allowing you to have the 3D environment as background whilst you ...
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How can i change backgrounds between frames in '2D animation' workspace?

I'm currently working on a 2D animation project on blender,which is the first time ever i've use grease pencil and the 2D animation workspace. Here i just simply add the background as a plane into ...
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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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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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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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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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How do you change opacity of grease pencil strokes in blender 2.8?

I actually have 2 questions, how do you change the grease pencil opacity and how do add another layer? The old grease pencil supported layers but now it's a grease pencil object, how does this work?
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to switch from 2D Animation context to General context in Blender 2.8?

I have been looking around the new Blender 2.8 interface now that it is approaching a finished state, and I've noticed that in order to to use the 2D Animation context, you have to actually create a ...
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How can I track a moving board and superimpose a video on top of it?

You know Captain Disillusion? "The World's Greatest Blenderer"? Well, he does this effect all the time in his videos; Adding videos on top of a board he's holding, to make it seem like he's ...
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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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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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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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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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animating a transforming elephant's trunk

I have a rather simple 2D model of an elephant. However I want the trunk to behave in very specific way. As it honks, I want the trunk to bend upwards, but then in the second half of the animation ...
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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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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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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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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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render curve color

I'm a total beginner in blender but this software is so nice. I'm trying to render a 2d scene wich simply changes material colors and zooms out camera. This should lead to a 2d logo animation. I set ...
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How can i rip a circle open and turn it into a straight line?

I'm learning Blender so i can use it to do math animation videos, I've been trying to turn a circle into a line so i can measure the circumstance for a long time, and it didn't work sadly :(
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Changing the shape of a animation inserted in an image, inserted in a video sequence

(I am a newbie, working hard at learning) I know what I want but don't know how to start to get it. I have a 2d animation I have created and put over the top of a still image, that I want to use in a ...
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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 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 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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Stuck to curve meshes [closed]

I'm a beginner and I need to curve a mesh but I don't know how to proceed. I reproduced this logo with 2D meshes but I don't know how to curve the yellow side. I'm sure that's really easy but I'm ...
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How can I add a 2D image heatmap on a 3D surface from a specific perspective?

How can I add a 2D image heatmap on a 3D surface from a specific perspective? What I did now is that I roughly looked where the heatmap is drawn on the image (left) and texture paint it on the 3d ...
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How to correctly project texture to UV map from 3D scanned object?

I am a beginner in Blender and I am trying to get a 2D image of a scanned object with the texture correctly applied or projected. As you can see, in the right section I have the 3D object with its ...
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Why is object plane with texture appearing smaller in camera view, when cameras dimensions are smaller than the object?

I made my texture twice the size of the cameras resolution but it's appearing smaller. Will it be pixelated when I render out the scene?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...