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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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Inverted axis in pose mode

I have this mesh with their bones... the first (upper, called Target) bone is selected in pose mode. The bone next (down) the "Target" has IK. as you can see the location and rotation are with cero'...
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Textures problem after posing model

After I rigged my model there is some weird thing going on with the textures, see the attached images. What's going on? How do I fix it?
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Move along Line Path Not constantly

How would I move an object along a line path in a non constant speed? Like make the character take a step, then stay in the same spot for a few frames, then take another step and then repeat I could ...
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Keyframes deleted but model still 'floats'

I'm trying to redo my walking animation. I've deleted all the keyframes under the Dope Sheet/NLA Editor etc., but my model still 'floats' along when I hit play. Prior to removing everything I could ...
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Blender Cycles: Is there a way to make a ball roll using rigid body physics?

I know you can do this in Blender Game, but is there anyway to have a ball rotate as if it were rolling in Blender Cycles?
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How to correctly bend an object

Very beginner question, I'm attempting to have barbed wire twisting while moving in multiple directions behind a subject. I purchased this barbed wire 3d model and I've figured out how to animate it ...
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Is there a way to animate objects as one temporarily without “independent movement”?

I've been working on making a Minecraft Rubik's Cube, and while trying to animate the rotation of a face (with pivot center median) the pieces of the face move independently. Even when they are ...
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First Frame of Animation Renders Multiple Times

My animation repeatedly renders the first frame of my animation only. I can play the animation. I had 250 frames, I reduced it to ten and keyframed four spots. It now renders the first image ten times....
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Delayed Line Paths Animation

How would I make an object follow a line path, but not right away? For example make a character do something while standing still for a while, then make him start walking on the line path, then stop,...
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Problem with finger rig

I seem to be having problems getting my finger/hand rig fixed. I'm not sure what's happened along the way, but whenever I try and move my helper bone/IK, the thumb spins around uncontrollably. Even if ...
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How can I melt an object and displace it horizontally?

I would like to melt an object that is inside an other object and displace it horizontally. It should simulate liquid wax being ejected from a solid wax cube so it cannot be completely liquid and ...
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Vertex by vertex wrap mesh onto another mesh

I have a character with breast. Task: Make the breast bounce using cloth physics. Solution: Create a copy of the breast by selecting, duplicating and detaching breast polygons to separate object. ...
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Is it possible for 2 objects to be attached together but both objects are animated differently?

In other words, I am designing a flag that's falling off a tower, and I want to make the cloth part of the flat ripple as it falls while it is attached to the pole which is also falling.
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procedural texture randomises its position every frame of animation

So i'm making an animation and the texture on the gloves are procedurally generated. after rendering I noticed that the texture looks really dodgy and moves about but not even in the same way as if I ...
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My animations don't export correctly for game engines (fbx file)

I was making some animations, and when i exported it to unity, this happens YouTube video link
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“Linking” Armatures together

I have created kind of a.. Robot in blender, a legged boat, complete with bones and all. I have also created, in the same project a character, rigged and ready to go. In my animation I would like for ...
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How to Apply An Animation to Different Meshes?

Beginner here. I have just modeled and rigged a character for use in a game. I have the file for the static, unmoving character on my computer. I outsourced the animations for idle, run, walk, etc. ...
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Importing animation distorts mesh object

I am importing the .vmesh_c for Dota 2 into blender. However, when I import the .dmx animation file to animate/pose the model, it gets distorted. I believe it has something to do with the some of ...
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First time using 3D modeling software [on hold]

I started learning Blender a short time ago and I want to achieve something like this: But after many tries I still don’t like my result at all.How could I improve my skill, and get the desired ...
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GSG Signal add-on alternative for Blender!

jut wondering if you guys know, if there is any add-on, like the Signal add-on from greycalegorilla (GSG), to make looping animation easier in blender. Thank you.
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How to do VR in Blender 2.8

So I tried following this tutorial in Blender 2.79 and it worked perfectly. I tried again in 2.8 and it doesn't work like at all. It actually makes the program quit. I need to figure out how to make a ...
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How can I animate an interior scene from day to night?

I have a basic isometric interior room and I want to animate how this room looks when the sun goes down and it becomes dark, day to night. Something like these videos, 01, 02 So I'm wondering how to ...
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Looping a walk animation

If I were to animate a few steps of a walk going forward and using IK to keep the feet in place as the body moves overtop, is there any way you can loop this animation so the character keeps walking ...
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What is the “proper way” to make a walk cycle [on hold]

I’ve seen many different walk cycle tutorials on YouTube, a lot of them using different techniques, eg. walking on the spot then using NLA editor to repeat and make the root bone follow a path, or ...
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There is no downloads file to click on [on hold]

Ok so I wanna add a background image into my animation for scenery, and I have followed the tutorial on youtube, but when I go to open an image, there is no image, or downloads file to open my picture,...
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How to animate an object rotating on its own axis?

I want to animate a planet spinning on a slight tilt, like the earth does. I want to use a generator (in the graph editor) to have consistent, procedural motion, but animating any single axis of ...
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keyframing problem

When I put a keyfreame the curve changes like so: Is there a way to put keyframes without it changing like that? Like offset mode in source filmmaker?
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Speeding Up Simple Animations

I'm using Blender (2.79) to do some really basic text overlays on video using the blender internal rendering engine. (I can't see how to attach the blend file - sorry. But just imagine some text (3 ...
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Calling Undo in Blender 2.8 resets all animated objects to their keyframed positions

In 2.8 it seems that pressing ctrl+z (from any mode) triggers a scene update which resets all bones on all objects to their previously keyframed values. I would expect it behave like in 2.79 (where ...
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black cracks/ fragments across multiple objects in final render

In my render I have been working on there are multiple objects which have black "cracks" traveling through them, despite not being parented or part of the same mesh. The normals are not inverted, the ...
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Linking a rig with actions and animating more

So I created a character, rigged it using rigify and created a simple walk action. Next I linked it to my scene blender file and created a proxy to work on it. In the scene, I saw the walk action and ...
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How to get rid of tiny animations and extra bones when exporting to unreal

this has been bugging me for almost a year, I would animate a custom rig in blender, then when I would export it, it would export the rig correctly, but the animations are tiny, I found the answer to ...
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heat-weighting-failed-to-find-solution-for-one-or-more-bones

I have the model of a man formed by jacket, trousers, shoes, hands and head, all joined with CTRL J. When I go to create the armor he gives me "heat-weighting-failed-to-find-solution-for-one-or-more-...
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Having trouble adding paths

I'm creating my first blender project and I'm trying to have the animated character follow a path. When I add the path in, there are no control points to make the path longer or curved. I've googled ...
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Reverse cloth animation

I would like to add a reversed cloth animation. Imagine a napkin, that was blown away by the wind. Now I would like to reverse this process, having a napkin, that flies back into the scene and lands ...
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Weapon Constraint Is Happening On Every Animation

Hi so I have a ton of animations set up for a character I have in Blender. I rigged the weapon and added a constraint to it so that it becomes a child of the characters right hand. And that works ...
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Catapult animation

Hi guys I'm totally new to game design, I managed to make a very simple catapult and it shoots and moves fine, the problem is when I turn the catapult to face another direction and tell it to fire it ...
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Applying and playing a video on a plane is not working in EEVEE. Here's how to do it in 2.79 [closed]

click the link below to watch my tutorial on how to apply and play video on any object in full frames in real-time in Blender 2.79, i tried to do this in 2.80, it works only in cycles render, but on ...
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How do I make objects collide with text?

I'm a beginner in Blender, and I'm making an animation where an animated piece of text collides with balls in its path, causing them to roll. I was just wondering if there was some way to tackle this ...
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Object doesn't follow path

Even if I set both origins to the same place, the object still doesn't follow the path but is miles away from it.
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Is it possible to create a mesh between two different objects that has single edge via Animation Nodes?

I'm not really that good at animation nodes, but want to know if it is possible to create a mesh or fill a plane between two edges. I was planning to make a trail using animation nodes, so I have this:...
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Saving collada file for other software

I'm totally new to Blender. I used following tutorial for combining two Mixamo animations: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv2zrUJcTpE I saved it as a collada file to open it in Photoshop. It is ...
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Pose Mode Modifier

I use mirror modifier and subdivision. after create bone I try to move in pose mode on left side the problem is the right side move too, please help me? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMmr5JqE7D0
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Animating intersecting objects

I would like to animate two intersecting objects, for example, a fixed sphere and a moving plane. How can I animate their motion so that when they intersect, their (changing) intersection appears as a ...
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Mixamo character in Blender - changing the position of the body

I'm totally new to Blender. I managed to download and add two Mixamo animations in Blender to create smooth transition between them (yay!). I would like to change also a character a little bit - ...
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Change axis of rotation (animated)

I want to rotate an object around some axis during one period in my animation and rotate it around another axis during another period. What is the easiest way to achieve that? Example: flip dice ...
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Object moving when changing keyframe

Hi I'm new to blender and I wanted to make a reload animation. I got the model rigged and everything but whenever I make a key frame the gun moves to a new position. Any help? file: https://www....
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Animation Nodes and Boolean Modifier

Using this setup in animation nodes I created a phantom effect for my text with a wave modifier, but when I apply a boolean modifier it gets rid of the transparency of my text. Is there a way to apply ...
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Render to animation what I see in gravity? (newbie stuff)

Been wrestling with this for some time, but I can't find a tutorial. I give solid body physics to objects and I can see how they fall around in gravity. But I want to capture the movement of ...
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Blender explosion animation not rendering

I am trying to create an explosion in Blender. However, when I try to render the explosion, this white box gets bigger in my particle domain but I can see the explosion in the viewport. What am I ...