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Questions tagged [animation]

Use this tag for questions or issues pertaining to animation and Blender's animation system.

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Materializing a Boolean modifier in an animation

I'm trying to reproduce David's answer here, and make variations. When I assign a material other than transparent to the Boolean Difference cutting Cube, as in the attached blend file, the cutting ...
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Auto baking the indirect lighting of irradiance volumes with animation?

I've searched forums, Google, and YouTube for a way to use Eevee's irradiance volumes with animation (moving objects), and haven't found any solutions, or even a mention of this. Maybe I'm using the ...
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Animating materials for blinking effect

I would like to animate objects in my scene so they appear to blink, each at a different time. I created a cycles material that mixes two shaders (one in non-blink mode, the other in blink mode), and ...
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Bone Rotation in Pose Position

I am trying to create Motion-Capture rig using blender, copying the rig from this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UPZtS5LVvw Everything is set up and supposed to be working fine, the only ...
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Animate a face rig based on data from an external source

I would like to know if it's possible to use Blender to make a 3D animation of a person that simulates the spoken dynamic information working with the API of DialogFlow, for an intelligent robot? I ...
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Imported animated FBX problem

I downloaded an asset package from the Unity asset store of this animated dragon, and it works great in Unity. I want get it into blender to do some work on it, but when I import it there are some ...
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In Nla Editor only top track is working

Can U please help me? Everything is working with Blender v2.79, only the NLA Editor drives me crazy..... Only the top track works, lower tracks only work, if star in front is clicked on
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2.8 beta - keyframe visibility [on hold]

If I set keyframes on the "eyes", I get error message. If I set keyframes on the "disable object", the on off animation is broken. Is this bug or I get it wrong?
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How to duplicate objects in animation?

I want to copy some object in animation, like using a particle system. I mean at frame 10 copy an object, then at frame 20 copy again, and the first object should not disappear. It is like a ...
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Driver bone not working

For some odd reason I can't get my driver bone to work. I've followed tutorials, but whenever I move the bone on the Z axis (local) to control whether my eye opens or closes, it doesn't do anything. :-...
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animation in nla editor, top track only works

in nla editor only top track is working. star not activated, so both movements should be shown. I have JUMP and ROTATE, but only the top track works THX, Leon Skip
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NLA Editor, only top track is working

PLEASE can anybody tell me, why in the NLA Editor onloy the top track is activ, so the motion from bottom tracks is not shown? THX
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Smoke not rendering in cycles render [duplicate]

I'm currently attempting to use a smoke effect to create an animation. the effect is working fine in solid mode but when i go to render view the smoke does not render. I'm not sure why this is and ...
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What settings FLUID are needed for this effect?

I want to make a cube out of liquid, but I don’t know how https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E42gnQyBwd0&list=LLDT1JTIi8px_5wgMhidtzgQ&t=0s&index=19
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Python script to make all adjacent keyframes have constant interpolation

I made a Cycles animation with motion blur enabled. Whenever the camera "cuts," the rendered frame is a big, blurred sweep. How do I write a Python script that changes the interpolation mode of all ...
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Animation issue

Using inverse kinematics I have run int an issue where when the leg moves the calf animation lags behind. It moves but not as much. I manually weighted everything, I removed all double vertices, I ...
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No animation with some sensors in the BGE

I have a problem with the Action Actuator and animations in BGE. I would like to play an animation. It works only when I use the "Always" and "Delay" sensors but I need the "Radar" and the "Near" ...
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Water won't pass through channel, and how to make a rotor stay on its place while it spins?

I am a Dutch engineering student, normally I use Inventor, solidworks or autocad to make 3D designs. Now I have to make some sort of a water turbine and I gotta simulate the spinning of the rotor ...
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Change object position depending on resolution

How can I using the console change the objets position on viewport? For example 1920 the object it's on a position: But if I change the resolution to 600: The viewport cut the elements, how can I ...
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LED glowing letters

Hi im making Signage Letter Glow animation. Letter should emit all RGB light in the shared video. Do i have to assign all the color and key frame or with material it will work. Blinking of the RGB ...
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Animation not connected dae file Import Issues

I am exporting a .dae file from another application. When I import it into blender the curve is there but it is not assigned to any channel. Is there a way to get animation back onto the correct ...
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Character surface depression when models interact [on hold]

Can someone help me out with this? I want to animate a punch sequence in a mid-fight scene. Say, char1 punches char2 in his face and a result, char2's face's left side becomes depressed with the shape ...
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How to start and end an animation assigned keyframes

sorry if this has been asked already, but how do you make an animation start and end at first and last assigned keyframes rather than specify a frame number for the start and end frames separately? ...
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Animating judo throws and working with two animations at the same time?

I'm trying to make a shared animation between two characters, and I am not sure about how to do it correctly. When I mean shared I mean that both characters interact in the animation, not that the ...
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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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Shape Keys - opening the mouth

Any advice on the best way of opening the mouth using Proportional Editing or rotating the bottom jaw from the pivot point/3D cursor? It's the latter I'm trying to achieve. Sadly, the jaw always looks ...
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Animation breaks when switch action

I have some actions, but when i switch between them, other actions breaks. For example rotate or scale key-bones, especially root bone. How can i solve this?
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How to flip an animation in Quaternion?

I have an animation of a walking avatar using mocap. He walks and turns left. I want to change it to turn right. The rotation system of pose bones is Quaternion. How to make it? The left bone and the ...
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Eyelids with Shape Keys

I seem to be having difficulty with the eyelids of my model using Shape Keys. I'm trying to get the top and bottom eyelids to close, but due to the design of the character and their eye sockets, which ...
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Rotating multiple objects in animation

I am trying to animate a drone with 6 spinning propellers in version 2.79b. I can make the props spin in object mode by selecting them and choosing individual origins for pivot center, however when I ...
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Export an animated modifier… To unity

I am trying to make a turntable diorama for Wallpaper engine, and I want to import it to Unity. But I am having problems with the fact that I used modifiers to animate leaves. I tried to bake the ...
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Assign UV map to each time frame of one moving object

Hello Blender Community, I'm very new to Blender and I am trying to use Blender for visualizations of scientific data. Therefore, I visualized the data in Paraview and exported each time step as .ply-...
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Best budget gaming laptop for rendering

I was thinking of assembling a pc earlier on for rendering purposes and 3D modeling, character rigging etc, but changed my mind to get a laptop, specifically a Acer nitro V Intel® Core™ i7 + (8750U)...
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Mixamo fbx vs own mocap rig (Ni Mate)

The formal method is not working with these two different rigs due to number of bones in mixamo rig has more. The linking library of my own Ni mate rig is not connecting to mixamo rigged mesh. Is ...
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Help with transitioning color with dynamic paint

I am trying to create an effect where the color (green) spreads from the center and then regresses with a certain path. The only way I have been able to do this so far has been through the dynamic ...
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How can I fix my rotation issues of an object following a path?

I have a project with an animated bird following a path. Everything was working pretty smoothly, but now when I get to a certain point on the path the rotation of the bird is messed up, and when I try ...
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Bone rotation quaternion issues

I am attempting to make my character do a backflip. I rotate the hips 360º in the X axis with a couple of keyframes, then watch the animation. It doesn't work. Either it doesn't seem to move at all, ...
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Changing the center position of animations

how i can make to change the center of all the animations (at the same time)? What happened is, the usual center for animations is 0,0,0 which is the one i was using, (as in Img1), but a few nights ...
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How do I omit the default text at the start of my output video

When I click Animate my video for output, the rendered video had a text title on it, such as Video 1-1429-2584. I do not want any text at all - just the video that I built. How do I turn this off?
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Why is the walk cycle not working?

I have a 32-frame walk animation and have converted it to action. With the first and 250 last frames I set the keyframe as a walk cycle. When I hit play it just walks 32 frames and then slides the ...
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Blender fold cloth/paper/rubber

Any ideas/concepts/methods to fold a mesh in a zigzag shape? My idea is too make it folding, somehow like a falling cloth but in a more clean? controllable zigzag shape. I need this work in animation. ...
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Cell fracture and animating rigid bodies

Could anyone please explain to me how to achieve this something like this: I have a fractured sphere on top of a table and I want to animate it rolling of-of it and then exploding into pieces only ...
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“Deform” metal in a thread-forming animation

I'm a Blender noob, hoping to use the tool to animate the type of fluid deformation that occurs when a tapping tool forms threads into metal. I've found this inspirational video that closely ...
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Better way of marking a location for an object to copy

In the picture you can see LH and RH these two circles mark where the IK markers(you can see the Right hand IK it is a sphere) for my hands and arms go. These circles are put exactly where they need ...
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How to use Blender to capture handmotion with a hand glove using flex sensor

I am doing a project that using a hand glove with flex sensor and I have to capture the hand motion of fingers and wrist. I don't know how to connect arduino with Blender, so I searched that we have ...
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Animation problem

I am following this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCc51vABR94 I made motion tracking as told in this tutorial like this: and then went to compositor as told in tutorial and did exact same ...
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Timing with animations in the node editor

Could someone please tell me how to change the timing on composite animations? I'm making a mask from one video and putting it onto another video, but I want the mask to start partway through the ...
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bones animation

I'm trying to move eyebrow's, nose or mouth but i can't move them. I've animated that parts but now they don´t follow anything. Can you help me, please? Here is the file And the inicial file
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Blender animation with static hair particle system, single-frame render anomaly

I was following Blender Guru's Introduction Tutorial, everything went fine for creating the desired static image. I'm using Blender 2.79b on Windows 8.1. It uses a Hair particle system for the donut ...
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Is there any way to bake the animations from animationnodes and bring them into 2.80 so that I can use EEVEE

I want to render some animations from 2.79 using animation nodes but the render times are insane in Cycles. I was wondering if there was a way to bake in the animations and then use EEVEE in 2.80 as ...