Questions tagged [animation]

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How can I extract the rendering as images on the hard disk instead a video file?

Now I'm using ffmpeg in the Output properties and it's making one video file format. How can I make that it will also create 120 images of all the frames on the hard disk type png ? When I'm doing ...
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Issue with pixelated Weight Painting

Does anyone else ever run into an issue where weight painting turns things a bit pixelated? I've tried smoothing and blurring out the weights. I'm trying to stop the volume loss in the wrist of this ...
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How to use Rigify without 3dmodel?

Blender 2.8-1 Addon Rigify Human (metarig) win10 I want to animate the Rigify Human (metarig)without 3dmodel. but default Human (metarig) cant do lower the pelvis.(If move the roots the whole body ...
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Grease Pencil Keyframes not visible in timeline

I am very new to blender, working on my first project. I am trying to combine a 3D model, animated using an armature, with some hand-drawn animation, using grease pencil. I started with the model, and ...
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I love the Pose Library - but once you apply pose at keyframe how do you see the pose name in action or dope sheet?

I have got my head around Pose Library. You have to be very careful to ensure the pose's you store are only associated with the bones you want to change. But once working pretty awesome! Thing is once ...
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cloth and collision problem

problem: I want to make it looks like the cup is passing through the curtain but it seems like the curtain are attached to the cup?? I am using cloth modifier for my curtain and collision modifier for ...
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How do you lock a bone in 3D space during animation?

I am trying to animate things like a boy jumping up to monkey bars, grabbing them, then swinging around. I've been able to rig an armature with IK, no problem. I figure I can cheat by coordinating ...
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need help parenting the armature to the mesh and animating [duplicate]

i need help parenting my armature to my mesh all i get is a bone heat weighting error and when i do get that to work my mesh doesn't move with the armature and it wont let me weight paint this is in ...
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Exporting animation to FBX

I have a problem with exporting animation from Blender to FBX. After I export to fbx, I open fbx file with FBX Review and can not see any animation. When I import fbx back to blender there is no ...
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Blender Physics do not work in animation

I have an issue with Animation rendering. I have a sphere, which I have animated with Rigid Body. When I render the animation everything works until a frame, let's say the 14th and then all the frames ...
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Why when the point light is moving with the animation the text is not so sharp?

When I hit play the point light is moving around the text the problem is when it's moving around the text the text is not so sharp when the light is lighting part of the text. If I pause the text at ...
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How can I make the animation to be loop without starting from the first frame but from the last frame?

When the animation start the point light is at the bottom in the middle on frame 1 : Then when it's getting to frame 120 the point light is on the left side but when it's starting over from frame 1 ...
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Minecraft character hair glitch!

I always see these hair glitches whenever I append a Minecraft character rig. This skin has hair in the back also on the sides! But Because of this glitch I can't see the full hair beside it glitches ...
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Why selecting nodes in shading mode is not working?

I clicked on B then with the mouse left button hold down dragging it top cover the nodes. I want to select the 4 nodes but when I'm leaving the mouse left button the selection is gone. I want to ...
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How to bake animations to textures (as image sequence?)

I'm trying to create content for projection mapping on a real object! Basically I made a model of the object and unwraped it, created the content over the UV map (in After Effects) and then used that ...
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How to animate the number of vertices / splits of an object?

I want to animate a plane from the topview. It starts simple and flat but I want the number of splits / vertices to increase during the animation, so that it becomes some kind of low poly area with ...
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My NLA Track seems to be moving UP

On the screen shot, I have the NLATrack and NLATrack.001. Leftbob.001 plays first as expected and jumps above to NlaTrack.001 playing the Jump.001 track. However, after Jump.001 is done, leftbob.002 ...
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Blender 2.83 GPU render slows compared to CPU

I am doing animations for over 3 years and i never came across the scenario that GPU render slower than CPU. I m currently rendering a scene and the same scene is being rendered by CPU in 9 minutes ...
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Automatic Weight Painting Error (With Riggify)

I have tried to fix this error for over a week now: Bone Heat Weighting: failed to find solution for one or more bones. I have tried many things like: removing doubles changing scale doing the ...
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How do I make the camera snap to position

I want to be able to have the camera move somewhere instantly, is this possible? Like when the camera jumps to a different angle in a different shot. P.S I'm very new to animating, so, please be ...
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Load and Save Animation directly to a character? Like Shape Keys for different files?

For example i have a empty file, with only my figure. I give the figure some standard animations like run, walk, drink, etc. Because i don't want to animate the whole walk movement again and again. So ...
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how do you animate a curtain [duplicate]

I want to make the curtain looks like its giving the cube a way to pass through the curtain i made from a plane My question is, how and what step should i take to make the curtain that way?
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Help creating anime style aura using blender Internal (2.79)

This is about to be a long shot. But is anyone able to translate this effect from blender Cycles (2.8+) to blender internal render engine (2.79)? The place i get lost the most is figuring out the ...
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How can i loop foam on the ocean modifier in blender 2.8

for a while I have been trying to make a seamlessly looping ocean modifier animation and as far as the geometry goes I have a perfect loop, however, I have not been able to seamlessly loop the ...
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Changing orientation of armature in edit mode without breaking animations

I imported an armature into blender with animations included. The problem is that the skeleton uses the Y-axis as the up axis, and I need to use the Z-axis. I have tried rotating it manually in edit ...
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How do I create seamless walking animation?

I am new to this particular website. While I have been teaching myself 3d art & animation for the entire time of Covid19 quarantine, I'm left with a small hiccup. I downloaded a Mixamo character ...
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Long Neck. Grab Head and whole neck follow. How? [duplicate]

I have create a brachiosaurus. Now i have to animate every bone in the neck and in the tail. Which takes a lot of time. I search for a solution, where i can grab the head an the whole neck follow the ...
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Script - keyframe value not applied - Blender 2.83

I tried to create some keyframes in the MBLab addon, (e.g. character_mass) and render it, keyframed value is changing when I move along the timeline but mesh does not update during that. Everytime I ...
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How to add a Stroke Layer in a Collection

I'm creating a 2D Animation, but I'm confused on how layers and strokes work or if they're the same, so how do you make a new layer/stroke in a Collection?
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Why when I'm inserting a key frame it's adding only 1 but in the tutorial it's adding 4 ? How can I make it to insert 4 keys like in the tutorial?

My blender version is : 2.83.1 This is a screenshot from the tutorial on youtube he his doing right click on the offset and insert a keyframe. Like in frame 1 it's adding 4 keys same when he is doing ...
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Rotate Object to a random piont

I've been having a lot of fun animating armatures, but I've ran into a problem. I've been using the NLA editor to play around with repeating animations. Let's say I have an object, that can rotate ...
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Blender export to FBX issue

So I created a really basic character and made a simple animation for it. The issue is when I try to export it to FBX the animation gets all scuffed up. I will attach the blend file and the images ....
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hair particle not working properly [closed]

I have been trying to create this model https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icMn25j2yy0 and at 6:00 his hair works great but mine shoots off at all difrent angles and lookd really weird and I do not know ...
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How do I get a simple deform modifier to twist from the bottom of the object instead of the middle?

I'm trying to copy this animation I found online (first image) using blender 2.83. I'm using a combination of a shape key (to squash the cube), a simple deform modifier (to twist), and finally ...
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How do I animate a smooth texture animation?

I am following the Youtube tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-h6JLUctbYs and I am stuck at trying to animate my texture. Every time I try to play the animation, the texture jumps to different ...
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How to make the armature affect the objects children too

I am trying to do a small wind animation on a tree, and I am struggling with the rigging process. My current setup is that the low-poly leaves are parented to the main tree. I created an armature and ...
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BVH file has some bones missing

I am working on a project where i have to animation yoga animation, i have BVH files for animation which actually is converted from CSV to BVH, csv files are generated from Kinect sensor. Now i am ...
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How can I accomplish, that the surface of the Ocean modifier isn't shown on the inside of a drifting transparent bottle?

I'm trying to make an animation that shows multiple transparent bottles(which I used the solidify modifier on), that are swimming in the Sea(a normal ocean modifier surface). On the inside of the ...
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Export to GLTF - Remove domain / bounding box from animation

I am trying to export an animation, but the bounding box is obscuring the entire animation. Any way to remove the bounding box to show the actual animation?
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Colour ramp that remains constant in meshes of different sizes

First ever blender post. I am trying to make an animated graphic equaliser using some cubes and "bake sound to F-curves". The animation is fine, but I want to colour the cube with a colour ...
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Access a random number in an animation

I've been having a lot of fun animating armatures, but I've ran into a problem. I've been using the NLA editor to play around with repeating animations. Let's say I have an object, that can rotate ...
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Blender freezes when merging bones and object [closed]

I just started to learn the application with the aim of animating 3d models. I created not a big spider in the zbrush program, exported to obj, and threw this file into a blender. The first problem ...
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Skeleton Layers of rig disappeared

I am having a problem with the rigify rig. It is the first time I am working with rigify. So while I was working on an animation I decided to turn just a few armature layers on to animate. At some ...
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How do I view the animation I rendered?

I had finished my animation, rendered the whole thing overnight, and when I came to my desktop in the morning, it was finished. (I am an amateur at this, so don't judge) The animation has rendered, ...
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rigging landing gear with empties

I am rigging an aeroplane landing gear which looks something like that. Those supports are like hinges that retract and look like those annotations in the below picture. I want it to be rigged using ...
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I want to make the head and arms as different objects which are as single mesh now with the bone structure intact

I am a new and novice in blender. I want to use the head and arms as separate objects than the body. But I have them attached together and the bones are also created and set as if they are together. ...
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Same Material with different key frames

Is it possible to have same (single) material object applied to different objects (mesh or curves) but have different key frames for each (mesh or curve)? I want to fade-in my text (which is curve) ...
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Exporting Animations via blend files - Common Asset Duplication

Thanks for reading. I want to export to unity with a flow that retains my previously imported assets and connections etc. I already have my unity project and have imported by .blend file. Now when I ...
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How to reproduce the edge lighting in the promo art for Minecraft?

So I work for an animation team, and we're trying to reproduce the edge lighting that is present in the promotional art for Minecraft, we haven't had any luck so far and I decided to resort to stack ...
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Blender Rigify > C4D?

I've rigged a humanoid character in Rigify, and then followed this tutorial for a walk cycle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZ14vidzSs4&t=2s I now want to export my results to C4D so I can ...

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