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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tips for Using 3D Space to Create a 2D 3D Character [closed]

I was wondering if any tips existed for creating with the new 2D feature in Blender a character that is 3Dionally drawn. I managed to achieve it a little but when I rotated the camera the obvious ...
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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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Which video format should I use to render out 2d animation [closed]

Ok so I'm trying to make 2d animation, but when it comes to rendering I don't know what format should I use, it will be no longer than 5 minutes and probably will be distributed online let's say it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.