Questions tagged [animation]

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Trying to Animate from controls

I simply want to animate using this controller. But it will not animate the up and down movement. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSK1DXrI9VQ&feature=youtu.be
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How would you set 2 “child Of” constraints on the same object?

How would you set 2 "child Of" constraints on the same object. I already have a "child Of" constraint on the Hat using the robot hand as target. Because the hat is not parented to the body, it stays ...
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How to stop a simulation that is lagging?

Basic Situation: I let a simulation run, but maybe I put some settings too high. Every frame takes forever though it's still going. Every 15 frames or so it updates, but inbetween that it lags and I ...
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Applying decal to sphere

I am trying to add a decal to a sphere. This question has been asked before, but the answers aren't really helpful. Is there a way that I can apply an Image plane to a sphere using the shrink-wrap ...
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Resolution drops after rendering animations

The resolution of animations on my device look good in blender, but after rendering them the video quality drops greatly, even when increasing the sample rate. The first few frames, mostly of the ...
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Unable to set transformations of animation to (0,0,0)

So my problem is that I have a character with three animation cycles (Idle, Walking, and Running). When animating, I accidentally placed the character to the right meaning my Location X isn't zero. ...
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How can i make my particles spin/rotate?

The particles on the text/mesh for my app game are based on the large star pictured which has spinning animation data. I thought if i based the particles on this they would inherit the spinning ...
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Coral Growth Animation

I have a photoscan of a coral (existing mesh) which I would like to grow from a smaller version (almost nothing) to the exisiting scan. It's for my graduate film and it needs to be composited in real ...
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Gravitational Orbits along elliptical paths

I am making an animation of orbits. So far, I have made it so a planet follows an elliptical path around the sun (which is at the focus). However, the planet orbits at a constant speed. How should I ...
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i want to learn 3D Animation who can help me

I want to learn 3D Animation. do anybody know good resources to learn Animation in Blender I am beginner in this also resources should be free cause I don't have money
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Keyframe properties change after moving playhead

I'm attempting to animate someone passing off a ticket to another person, and decided to use the "child of" object constraint for the ticket to attach to both rigs (created using rigify). I've ...
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Playing a modifier animation in BGE

I am creating a game in blender. The start of the game is going to show a sphere being "created" using the build modifier, but when I try to use the game logic to play the animation during the game, ...
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Blender 2.8 Cycles render animation slows down

Update shader is taking longer after each frame. From 0s in frame 1, to 10s in frame 33 and so on. It's simple nature scene, each material has simple shader for alpha transparency (4 nodes). The same ...
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Root bone wasn't rotated, but after imported to Unity, animations were rotated and doesn't match loop

I made 9 animations in Blender and it passed humanoid type configuration(used rigify). All animations don't moving root bone at all(root bone position/rotation/scale is locked), however when I ...
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How to copy an action strip from one object to another?

I have those two identical armatures. I would like to copy a part of one's animation to the other. I came up with the idea of making an action strip and then I'll copy it. As shown in the pic, I need ...
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incorrect context animating a mesh

blender newbie here, i am trying to animate a mesh made up of vertices and faces. I have a list of the vertices that I want to make up the object for each timestep, but I am running into problems ...
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How to export an animated object from Blender to an .usdz-file for Reality Composer (AR)?

I'm totally new to Blender. I only need it to make a rectangle with an animation that extrudes or scales over one axis over time. So I keyframed X-Scale of a rectangle and tried to export it in an ....
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Edit keyframe values from graph or dopesheet using Python

For short I want to make an addon which would allow to select keyframes from the graph editor (and eventually also from the dope sheet) and change their value at once using an input popup. And more ...
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Sync Mode: Frame Dropping not working

I'm working on an animation where realtime viewport playback would be really important so I can get feedback wether my timing is correct or needs to be adjusted. I need to see the action I've ...
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Make an object follow and warp around a path

I am quite new to Blender and animation in general. I have a plane object that I need to follow a path shaped like a J, but it should also warp its shape around the path, so for instance when going ...
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How to add regular animation after a rigidbody bake

I am creating a small animation with some dice dropping down and rolling using rigidbody. I want to be able to slide some off the dice to the side and then re roll until the animation gets yahtzee. ...
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animating mesh division and holes

I'm doing some mesh morphs using shape keys and the shrink wrap modifier with sub surf to get the mesh to mold to the shape of things i want it to shape into. the problem is when i have things with ...
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making 3d surface using list of vertices coordinates [duplicate]

i want to animate a changing 3d surface (i.e. an ocean wave). the surface cannot be defined with a single z function and instead I have been defining as a list of coordinates that lie on the surface. ...
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Blender Scripting [closed]

I just would like to know if it is possible to go beyond the functions in blender. For example, when scripting a scene you can write myobject.rotate_euler to rotate the object. I am wondering is there ...
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Particles started before animation does not appear in cycles animation render

I have been working on a little side project where I am trying to render with cycles an animation of snow falling. The snow is a simple particle emitter from a plane, and the catch is that I want ...
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Blender 2.8 Objects move when Export to Unity

I'm hoping I don't have to start over, but I am pretty new to blender and I am not sure if I set up the rig correctly. I have been unable to find a solution, or the proper set up for objects that move ...
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Sprinkles are seeding when scaling object in animation

i'm scaling the icing and all the sprinkles are changing positions at every frame. I'm on the latest release as well (2.81). Is there a way to solve this? Here's the animation : Sprinkles prank ...
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I rigged a human model with Inversed Kinematics but it is not working. How can I debug this?

I'm having a hard time understanding how to debug my rig not working. I created the human model and now I am trying to rig the right leg. How could share more information about this? I would like my ...
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Apply relative rotation from one armature to another

I have an armature in pose mode on which I am able to rotate the bones around and I want to replicate the relative rotation of each bone on another armature. So if I rotate the arm by 90 degree on the ...
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I have render problem every time, I render screen turns blue [closed]

Every time I try to render my animation it looks like this.
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when i insert a keyframe with a single bone selected to a ik chain does not animate properly

when i insert at least 2 keyframes with a single bone selected with auto ik activated to control a 5 ik chain does not animate properly, i press g to move this one single bone (head bone there) and ...
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Animating a paint stroke

I'm looking to create a painted animation similar to ESPNs broadcast package for the 2016 Euros. I can map an image to a plane just fine and have that plane follow a curve, but I'm having a hard time ...
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Animation Actions are missing! [duplicate]

I saved and closed my project, but after opening again there are only 52 actions in my Action Editor instead of the 72 I made? How is this possible?
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How to animate a character throwing their hat on the ground?

I have a snowman with a hat. Link here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/jji57qkhwe3yhhp/robotHat3_childOf.blend?dl=0 I want to animate the snow mans hand grabbing the hat and throwing it on the ground in ...
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Where i can find animation in .fbx?

I imported the .fbx file with animation from wowmodelviewer, but I can not find how to enable its animation in render
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Change the color via python script

First thing first I wanna let you know that I'm still learning Python API for Blender and so far I can't say I know too much. I wanna do animation via Python in Blender where I'm going to spawn a ...
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Animated Bounding box as mesh

I want to create an animated rectangle/cube bounding box as a separate mesh/object. There are scripts I tried which create a static bounding box for one frame of an animated object. But I need an ...
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Animating object transforms with python in 2.81

I'm building complete Blender 2.81 scenes from scratch in python. I'm pretty expert in python and 3d APIs in general, but new at the Blender python API. I'm stuck on setting up animations (simple TRS ...
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C4d to blender? [duplicate]

this is my first post/question and I wanted to see if there is some plugin/way that I don't know of to get a c4d file to import to Blender or to convert c4d files to fbx without cinema 4d. If there is ...
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Simulation of objects falling one after another

I would like to animate a great number of Cubes, falling from a plane located in a determined height, one after another. Each cube should be placed close to the cube placed before. What I've want to ...
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Lego Walkcycle Sliding Problem

i have a problem. i want the lego-minifigure to walk without sliding. I tried it with a rootbone and a path but i always get sliding. i also tried offset- walking, but it did not work. what else can i ...
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Blender Render Animation does not match Viewport Render Animation duration

I used Viewport Render Animation to see my animation and edit it in premiere pro so that my group could score it (add music). Now that I've finished rendering it, the final Render Animation does not ...
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Ocean loop + Dynamic paint waves

there is a way to fix this? Blend file
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Can't animate a certain part of the object

I'm new to this, it's so hard to talk to the software what I want it to do. I imported a .dae file into blender, it's a human model. I want to animate him to do simple things, like moving his arm, ...
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Gravitational Orbit

I want to make a gravitational orbit simulation using the python interface on blender. I want it to be realistic (kepler orbits). The path should be ellipitcal with the sun at one of the foci and the ...
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When Animating, how do we only move the parent of an object without the children moving along its parent?

I was wondering if there was a solution for this. As you can see in the picture below, I parented all the objects to the empty object. However, when trying to move the empty object towards the ...
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Object Visible in Viewport but Missing in Final Animation Render

I found this free-motion graphic template in Youtube by ukramedia. It's a nice and smooth template for creating intros for videos. I followed all his instructions on how to modify his template, it ...
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Animate a texture / material over a mesh

Animate a texture / material over a mesh The material will animate over a plane correctly but when I try and do something similar with a different mesh it doesn't work as expected (it just flashes ...
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How do I make these move as one

Both arms have this same issue and the forearm bone for the under and over sleeve has the same pull for the buttons and sleeve, I dont know how I could get these to move as one.
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How do I animate between multiple .obj files

I have seven .obj files that are models of my teeth with various stages of movement. I'm trying to animate between the models so I can create 3D plastic Invisalign aligners at any point in time. So ...