Questions tagged [animation]

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controlling controllers

I'm a newbie and have been struggling with the controllers - I want to make just a very subtle breathing animation but when I scale the chest controller a bit, all the other upper body part expands ...
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Permanent damage on soft bodies

I trie to make my cube crush into a softbody object so he left some visible damage on it. But when i use "plasticity" the damage outcome is based on the vertices that bounces back outsite ...
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Can you invert a noise modifier

I just want the waves made by the noise modifier to be flipped on the x-axis
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render animation dosen't do any thing after clicked

I've added sound and movie into Blender Video Editor but it doesn't render anything after I have clicked the render animation. My output settings: encoding : FFMPEG VIDEO video : H.264 audio : AAC ...
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Can items be stacked in one location for easier animation?

I am building a softbody Tetris animation and am manually placing the pieces above the container above each other, then animating them into position before they drop. Is it possible/reasonable to have ...
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Geometry Nodes overlapping Meshes

I'm new to Blender and have some basic questions. I was trying to build a simple loading animation with Geometry Nodes. For that, I arranged a Curve in the shape of an “infinity symbol” and solidified ...
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FBX export: some NLA actions are broken

I'm having a weird issue with exporting an FBX from Blender to Unity with different skeletal animations as action stashes. Some of the animations show fine in Unity, but others seem to only have ...
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Ball flies away

on my pool game, the white ball jumps and flies over the other balls. How can I avoid the moving on Z axis? It's Rigid Body and Shape Sphere I tried to lock the Z axis on "Location" but ...
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Help with conveyer belt

I make a conveyer belt with a cube falling on top of it, but the cube don't go in the right direction. Why the cube goes backwards? video of the problem: https://youtu.be/UZCRaiNwiiE cube settings: ...
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How can I open an obj in blender?

I downloaded a model and want to open it in blender. I saw many tutorials on YouTube, all of them say to go to file, import and and to click on wavefront obj. I've tried this many times but it doesn't ...
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What would be the best way to weight paint this character with a lot of layered clothing?

I recently modeled this character and when adding a rig, the clothes overlap, or the automatic weights add unnecessary paint to parts of the coat. I know basic weight painting.
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Spinner with precession

Trying to create a spinner with precession. But without physics, just an animation. So, the object is rotating around the Z axis. At the same time, the upper end of the Z axis should draw a circle in ...
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How to stop water from overlaying with boat object

I have been creating animations through blender using the ocean generator and a Lego boat - see attached image - I have been using shrink wrap and copy location to make the boat float but when I play ...
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Geometry Nodes Growing flowers. How do I animate (grow) a field of flowers with randomness on each flower?

There are many similar posts, but none address a simple concept. When procedurally growing flowers.. I need every flower to be random.. That's it.. that's all I want to do..... but it's turning out to ...
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can I make the animation of the instance slower than the original?

I have an object with a bunch of simulated cloths attached and I need multiple of those objects. To keep the PC from crashing I just want to make instances instead of duplicates. However, the motion ...
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How to draw line from origin to the vertex of a curve

I would like to make the animatio in the photo,I attached in the link the model that I made https://github.com/kebab03/fourier2d_try the model that I made I want help to make the ...
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How do I add audio to a single animated action in Blender?

I have animated an action using the action editor, but I want audio to play during that specific action. I could not find any useful tutorials explaining this online, how would I go about this?
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Arms move in wrong direction while legs are fine

My model's arms bend backwards at the elbow when moving them toward the back of the character, but my legs act perfectly normally. The only guides I've seen that seem like they might have the solution ...
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Animating a spring in a unity compatible way

I want to model and animate a spring in blender. But my animation seems not to be compatible with unity. What I tried so far: Curve Created a curve and added volume to it Added a Bone Mapped the bone ...
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Rotation from center of object

I'm creating a headphones animation and trying to animate rotate this dial but its not rotating properly. I adjusted the 3d cursor to rotate center of the object but it's not rotating in the angle I ...
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How to rotate camera with constraint?

I use a follow path constraint to make the cam travel along a circle and I use a track to constraint to make the cam track to the object I want to render. That way I can control the camera very well ...
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Distribute circles evenly along a curve

I need the circles to appear from the center with a gap equal to one circle and at the end gather towards each other Here the circles came out from the center one by one with distance from each other ...
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Blender was rendering fine then after 32 frames screen went black [closed]

The project still says it is rendering with the green loading bar at the bottom, and the camera and light are not in the way of anything. I also have 8gb of storage so I don't think its storage either....
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How to unlik bones? [closed]

Hello everyone: when I move the top part of the skeleton down, all the other bones follow. I would like to know if there is a way to move the upper part of the skeleton down, without affecting the ...
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How to gradually hide/unhide a group of objects?

I want to gradually hide/unhide a group of objects (ctrl-j). For example, I have 2 nested spheres with a radius=1cm and radius 2cm. Both have different materials. Opportunities I have found so far. ...
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Adding "clean frames" in the middle of existing ones

I have 100 frames and animation. For example, I want to create an additional animation and I need to add another 50 frames, but inside the existing frames. New 50 frames must be added after the 50th ...
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Using Sound File to Drive Animation in Sverchok Nodes

Is there a way to use a sound file inside of the Sverchok addon? I am trying to use the output of a sound file to drive an animation in Sverchok, but cannot figure out how to link the sound file into ...
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How Do I Rig A Car With Camber

I need to animate a car so that the wheels spin when it moves. I tried using drivers but it doesn't rotate the wheels locally, and the camber causes them to wobble. Is there a better way to animate ...
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Particle System scattering in the entire scene when parented in object with path animation

I've parented the particle emitter to the UFO, so far its good it follows the object with path animation. But unfortunately there are few particles that is scattering from the entire scene. Also when ...
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Enable physics in animation [duplicate]

I have a rigged robot and animated bones, and I want to add physics to the robot so that the robot can interact with the scene, e.g., hitting an obstacle. I set rigid body to passive and check ...
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Adding a rotating RGB border to a model

I'm pretty new to blender but I have this model of a card which i've created. I want to add a rotating border similar to those you see with RGB mousemats. Does anyone know of a good way to implement ...
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Particle system import from Blender to Unity work?

I am trying to import a Blender particle system animation into Unity and it is not working. I've tried abc and fbx files and the object in Unity still remains static with no animation. Is there ...
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Blender adds an end joint to any child joint automatically

I am facing an issue with blender armature, I have created a skeleton that consists of a parent joint and a number of child joints, when I export it with fbx file and then reimport it to blender I see ...
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How can i add movement in one axis to an existing animation keyframe set?

I have this animation keyframe set, where the character jumps up while staying on the same spot. I want that the character moves forward with the jump. For that i need to add position keyframes in the ...
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Rigging a double hinge

So, I am trying to make one of those concealed door hinges. I cannot make it work to save my life. I have tried several things but nothing really made it work the way it is supposed to work. The arms ...
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How do I bake a boolean cutting animation?

I need to create an animation of a cut-out and then export with glTF. How do I bake the boolean cut so that I can then export the deforming mesh animation? I can send a blender file to show exactly ...
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Hide mesh faces while maintaining collision

I am animating a character and using a cloth simulation for their clothing. Part of their body mesh will occasionally clip through the cloth, which I would typically solve by sculpting or hiding the ...
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Animations in Geometry Nodes

I'm trying to learn geo nodes, hope someone could help me here. Is it possible to trigger an animation through nodes? Also if i have multiple instances of it, is there a way to start the animation of ...
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How to add physics in animation [closed]

I have a rigged 3D model and the pre-recorded animation, and now I want to add some physics to the model. For example, when the model is moving and run into obstacles, collisions are expected, and I ...
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Blender 3.3 only rendering the video editor

When I hit Ctrl+F12 to render my viewport animation (with key frames to move a model), it always starts rendering my video editor instead. Now the video editor does have some videos and images in it, ...
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Why does inserting a keyframe with bones not do anything?

I am trying to animate bones of an armature (my goal is to export an FBX with my animation with just 2 frames). I have a Rest Position of a t-pose and a Pose Position of laying on the ground. In the ...
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How to make animation for Fourier series

Given the curve and the sphere attached to the rod in the photo ,I wolud like to move the point B having ther point A fixed in the center And in second place I want that the point A move along the z ...
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Multiple animations on one mesh, gltf export [duplicate]

the object I'm working on consists of several meshes. all of those meshes are connected to one animation (let's call it "open"), and one of the meshes is connected to another animation (&...
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Glare effect in compositing won't show up in rendered animation

this is kind of weird since i used glare effect already in past renderes. I'm currently using the new 3.3 version and glare effect in compositing is showing up while frames are being rendered but not ...
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Animating recursive subdivision (Geometry nodes)

I followed this tutorial to simulate recursive subdivision in Blender: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2PkrmpMmQA&t=15s But I can't figure out how to animate the scale of each instance. What I'm ...
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How to make an operator animatable, even with a workaround

I've some operators that will appear like buttons in the UI. I want to give the user the possibility to add keyframe to the operators. Looking in the documentation it doesn't seem to be possible. Is ...
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How to make a model appear and disappear in animation? [duplicate]

So I'm trying to make a model disappear when a certain time hits and replace it with a different object. Some of the answers were to use the transparency node but isn't there any simple solution for ...
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Can't Edit Frames in Dope Sheet

I'm trying to create an animation using a linked rig. I created Library Overrides for the rig - I assume this is part of my issue - and I can create key frames, but I cannot modify them in anyway. I ...
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Animation and shading [closed]

Can any one make or reffer to a video tutorial wich can give the same result of the animation of the flag featured in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vDjlrlA0IM at 0:13 ?
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Cannot Bake Bone Animation

So I have this bone animation with all the constraints, and I want to bake all the bones so that I can get rid of all the unnecessarry bones and keep my armature clean. Here is what I did: in Pose ...
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