Questions tagged [animation]

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Reduce sine wave f-curve modifier frequency?

I've got an animation of an object with an f-curve with a sine wave (Built-in function), and a Noise modifier in the graph editor. When I exported my animation it was too fast. I know I can increase ...
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How do I turn on manipulators without an armature on?

I'm using a Picker for my rig but can't seem to figure out how to have the armature turned off and still be able to use the manipulators, so I'm unable to animate anything without having the ...
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Motion Capture Animaton Retargeting

I'm new to rigging in Blender. I only know the basics like creating bones, parenting to meshes, etc. For my school project, I have to make some animations. Fortunately, I obtained some motion capture ...
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How do I animate a cabinet with two doors that swing open and closed

I am learning Blender in order to animate BluePrints in UE 4. My first attempt is a cabinet that has two doors that open outward (think side by side refrigerator or two door cabinet). My model has 3 ...
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ANIMATED GRADIENT NODE?

I'm working on a knob with some leds around it. When the knob is all the way at 0 position only top and bottom led is on and when all the way to the right 100% all the leds will be on. (the leds is ...
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Can I influence the file size (FBX) with length and complexity of my animation?

Is there a way how to reduze file size (FBX export) with length and complexity of my animation? I'm working on a 3D character and will implement the Rigg soon. I'm curios about the file size because ...
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How to properly denoise an animation [local and renderfarm]

I have a project for my college assingment that has to be ready at end of march. I am still "new" to blender but I try my best in every way, so: I have a scene with 400 frames that uses ...
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Tutorials / guides / advice for making ww2 animated battle maps like Eastory and TIK [closed]

I want to make map animations of ww2 battles or campaigns like Eastory and TIK. I know they both use Blender. I just started learning Blender. Completed a beginner tutorial series. What would be wise ...
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How to composite animating sunbeams?

I know how to keyframe to animating those value but, i want to animating sunbeam parameter using where directional lighting is watching. I don't good at math and english it's so hard to solve this ...
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Why is my animation appearing jittery

I made an animation using the cycles renderer but the end animation is jittery, and I don't know why. I've attached the final video file link here. I'm using the latest 2.92 version of blenderenter ...
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Destroy a building with an object

I have this building model and I want to have a sphere flying through the air destroy part of the building. The building model I have is only a outside mesh with no interior. I tried making a ...
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Animation doesn't show up in render. Issue with image sequencer

I broke a glass in blender and initially I got the renderer animation in image sequence, later i did few changes in animation and now the renderer is not giving the animation in image sequence. Only ...
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How do i animate this design with a walk cycle for the legs and having the orange part act as a costume?

I am trying to rig this model. It's an orange with legs, but i want the orange to act like a costume, not part of the legs when i rig i. However when I test in pose mode for the model to work, the ...
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How to rig a briefcase that has a hinge, and rotates dynamically as the handle moves?

So I modeled a briefcase prop for my character to hold in a practice animation. I would like the character to hold it by the handle and as he moves it around, the briefcase will swing on the hinge ...
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Updating Images and Render Speed

I'm rendering an animated scene in cycles and I noticed that every frame it was being rendered my hdri was being loaded. This doesn't make much sense to me the hdri is static, isn't it a waste of ...
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Modify driver from within another driver?

It's possible to modify most of an object's properties arbitrarily in a driver. For example, the below driver, when placed on an object's X location transform, will copy that object's Y location to ...
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How much file size do 8 Animation (each about 10 sec long) need for an FBX export? [closed]

I want to ask you if you have any experience / recommendation about Polycount, Texture size and Animation when the FBX file size should be maximum 3,5MB? I have a 3D Charakter and I want to create 8 ...
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Using extremely large objects and small objects in the same scene?

I want to make a sci-fi animation, but whenever I make something like a planet to scale relative to a spaceship, I seem to be getting weird floating point inaccuracy errors. How do I handle a ...
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Animating a sphere along coordinates? Blender/Python

I'm extremely new to blender. I'm trying to animate a sphere along a path created in a csv. The idea being that once I manage this, I want to animate several spheres across a landscape. I've found ...
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How to create a road with a certain trajectory using Python

I wanted to ask if there is an automated way to create a road trajectory in Blender using Python. In particular, I have the (x,y,z) of a road in Matlab: I would like to know how can I automatically ...
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Can I parent an object to follow a miximo animation?

I would like to parent or join the Object (yellow missile pod) to follow the animation movements of the mech (grey) which I animated (walk animation) through Miximo. Is it possible? Tried parenting ...
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Render Animation Problems

This is what I see when I'm in blender in the camera view: but when I render the animation it comes out like this, I don't understand why
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How to Blend Animations - Always Fails for Me

Extra Information: https://youtu.be/fhvEo-Ct_FU See description for transcript of information. I have a series of idle poses as animation files. Each of these are static, or just arm or head motoin. ...
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In Blender 2.9 how to use fluid control?

I have a question about fluid simulation. In Blender 2.9 how do you express something like the image below? I downloaded the .blend file posted on the question page below, but it doesn't seem to work ...
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How can i make my animation looking robotic?

I'm making a robot walking animation and i found it too smooth for a robot, I want to add sutter and make it more "robotic". Thanks for futur anwsers !
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How to animate particle count?

I've been trying to animate the count of the particles in a Hair particle system. It is possible in the viewport display tab to animate the amount with the percent bar, but obviously this is not ...
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Insert keyframe through python and set its properties

i'm trying to set some keyframe values programatically after its creation, and for now, i didn't find a way to return this keyframe properly, i have to loop through the entire fcurve which is not very ...
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Mesh looks inside out

I am trying to make a wood block but its all wierd I tried flipping the normals and nothing changed
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Extending an F-Curve in a certain channel

I am animating this long walk for a character. And it is super easy to duplicate the keyframes of the walk cycle. But I'm facing the challenge of keeping the Torso (The Root) consistently going ...
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Does blender have an alternative to tension map?

I require an animation friendly way to produce high-quality skin deformation at the face level. Skin compression and stretching results in tiny wrinkles. Does blender have an alternative to tension ...
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Camera animation speed intervals [duplicate]

I have an animation, and I want to make the camera, which is moving in a straight line, but it moves like an exponential curve slowing down, and it is practically stopped by the time the frame is ...
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Animating object for Rubik’s cube with blender/verge 3d

I am trying to create a virtual Rubik’s cube.that works in verge 3d, clicking the sides would move the Rubik's a certain direction. it’s a bunch of independent cubes that through puzzles call back ...
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Can you retime mocap animation without moving keyframes?

I would like to retime some mocap animation in the graph editor using curves. However, I have a 2D face attached to the head that should be running at its original frame rate. Is there any way to do ...
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Snap bone back to an offset relative to another bone

I am creating a reload animation for a rifle where the left-hand needs to move to grab the magazine and replace it. I currently have the magazine set up with a child of constraint on the left hand so ...
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Exported blender animation into unity is in the sky

I exported my animation into unity and when i viewed the animation it was 5000 feet in the air, so whenever i assigned it to a controller and the controller to the character in Unity, the character ...
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How to install rigacar addon? [duplicate]

I downloaded rigacar addon but when I try to install the add-on in preferences it simply gives me a blue message with the location details of my computer. I cannot find anything when I look for it in ...
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Should I opt to use Blender for making animation in a month time? I am a beginner [closed]

I am a beginner at using blender and just started using it. Is it possible for me to make a 2 minute animation in a month time or should I opt for 2D animation. For 2D animation should I use blender ...
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Trying to create shapekeys by moving verts

Hello I am trying to create shapekeys by moving verts instead of sculpting. When I go to do this I noticed the gizmo is set to the verts resting position instead of the new posed position. How can I ...
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How do I make one bone that controls the entire rotation and movement of the armature? (or do I need to do that?)

I'm currently using Megaman from Legends to study rigging. The bone that I have selected above, I want to use to control the rotation and movement of the entire armature for animation. Now my question ...
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graph editor: how to insert a key at frame along f-curve

I can't find the magic to insert a new key along an existing f-curve, using 3d-viewport, graph, dope or timeline. The only insert that works is "Selected Channel at cursor", but this ...
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My object becomes darker during animation

I have made this animation: https://i.imgur.com/qXzYD8o.mp4 Each frame consists of an object that has been generated independently using python. These objects are isosurfaces of a function at ...
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How would I go about making an interaction in a game start an animation of an object? [closed]

I want to make landing gear retract/extend when a player presses a button. In Unity, would I have to somehow write a script that calls for the retract/extend animation? How would I go about doing the ...
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One of my bones disappears in pose mode

[![The "ear" bone is not showing up anymore and its causing error in one of my nla strips I have no idea what I did but trying to scale the bone or pressing Alt+A to try and unhide does not ...
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I get this noisy result (attached video and blend file) for engraved and beveled text

Can someone please enlighten me what am I doing wrong? Why does the boolean difference operator result look so bad? The bottom of the engraved text is very noisy as you can see in the attached video. ...
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Rigid body animation problems (coin pusher animation)

Im trying to make a coin pusher animation with rigid bodies in Blender. I have a few problems. The 5 coins on the 'pusher' itself dont fall down. They stay on the same level. They dont join and ...
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Blender stuck at 100% on the first frame of animation

It renders, composites and saves the image just fine, but refuses to move to the next frame. GUI remains responsive. It's a large scene (alembic animations, 7 million tris with hair on top of the ...
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all colors rendering black in blender

can not find what small insignificant thing that I messed up, but I'm working on a 2d animation and I have two layers that are rendering all colors black. I'ved tried every answer on the first forty ...
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Is it possible for me to export an animation as an OBJ File?

I have been reading around and cannot seem to find anything that will allow me to save a model animation as an OBJ file that would allow for CFD analysis in a different software. Any help on how to do ...
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URGENT: I 'm a newbie, have to submit a project urgently. I need to know how to adjust the gap between the upper and lower jaw? [closed]

Basically, I've to create a pose-library.. And for that need to adjust the gap between jaws and reposition the tongue..[Need to shift the jaw's position
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Fold a plane. then fold again

Imagine a piece of paper and you fold it in half and then fold it again. that's what I am trying to do and cant. If I use bones the influence of the bones won't allow me to because I need 2 bones to ...

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