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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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split face along edge

I currently have two faces, overlapping at this point: The option to split/subdivide the faces along this edge I made would be enough: resulting faces should look like this: Any help would be ...
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how to create a 3d mosaic out of a 2d image

i have a mosaic image and i want to turn it into a plan object that is going to have a 3D bumps.the result is going to be printed with a 3d printer .the idea is to extract the parts of the image so i ...
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How can I take an image and create a flat 3D model out of it?

So basically I have this game that I've been developing for a while, and it's been making use of heavy alpha cutout in Unity. I've been told over the course of the development about tile based gpu ...
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how do i rig 2D [closed]

I dont know how to make frames or rig a 2d animation I don't even know why it won't let me draw on top of a reference image, it just stays in object mode, and no other modes appear on the drop-down ...
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How to make a sword appear from behind a tree in 2D Animation

Hello, i am brand new to blender. I am trying to make a short Stickman animation for learning purposes. I would like to make the sword appear from behind the tree, and not in front of the tree as it ...
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Airbrush and Soft Pencil always black, regardless of material chosen (2D, 2.8)

When using 2D animation in 2.8, my airbrush and soft pencil tool always produce the color black, regardless of material chosen. The other drawing tools are accurate. and draw/paint what I've selected....
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Looking for Shapekeys settings for Grease Pencil/2D

Shapekeys are pretty handy in 3D, but if I'm not using a mesh, the option seems not to exist. Is it possible to use shapekeys for grease pencil/2D animation, or am I limited to using time offset in ...
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How to restrict physics to 2D objects in a plane?

I’ve started using Blender a few days ago and I want to animate a simple 2D scene to start with. The scene is a solid ball appearing and falling onto a jello-like floor (which is a rectangle in the ...
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Is it possible add a texture to a plane in the two-dimensional animation editor?

So I wanted to make a 2D animation about this specific spite of Mario( made by Nintendo) flying through an obstacle course. I added in a similarly 2D plane, rotated 90 degrees so I could see it from ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...