Questions tagged [animation-nodes]

An add-on that provides a node based visual scripting system designed for motion graphics in Blender. This tag should be used when asking about how to use the add-on and not when asking about animating nodes in general.

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Why does animating plane with alpha in cycles leads to black fragments and noise? [duplicate]

I'm trying to animate a creature with hair cards, to fade in and out. So i want all the haircards to be invisible then become visible and start glowing, but whenver I am trying to render it, the alpha ...
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Starting from the bottom while scaling objects with blender animation nodes

When I enlarge the objects where they are, I want the object to grow from the bottom of the object, not from the origin point, how can I do it? My Project; https://youtu.be/oPvh0f-Brw4 example i want ...
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How to animate drumsticks using animation nodes addon?

I want to animate a character to play a drumkit, from a MIDI file. The addon Animation Nodes may help to do the thing. But there are tutorials for piano, and mostly rotating the piano keys, by ...
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How to make keyframe animation constant?

How can I make the animation of the water go on forever? I keyframed from 1-10 and now I want it to go at the same speed forever. I know it's possible but the tutorial for it was unlisted.
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Bad shading by "active" boolean (GeoNodes)

My "Boolean" operator uses the "Integer" value in GoeNodes, it's all in animation and I can't just fix it. My problem is that when applying "ShadeSmooth" my Shading is ...
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Exported file not move like in the blender animation

I created a simple low poly character and I animated using blender. When I play the animation in blender it looks fine.. no issue... see image: but when I exported in glb or glTF format .. something ...
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How do I make the stars blink?

I am having some trouble making my stars blink. I am new to blender... But not new to art and 3D. I made this night sky scene in Blender 3.2.0. I have uploaded some pics on the scene and the node ...
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How to make the Reed Richards's portal?

I was watching the Reed Richards portal scene from the Multiverse of Madness movie and I wonder how to make it inside Blender, do you have any thoughts? I tried using a voronoi texture and a noise ...
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Recreating moire patterns in geometry nodes

Recreating moire patterns in geometry nodes I'm trying to recreate an answer given in Animation Nodes to Geometry Nodes. The original question and answer / link. Converting code to work in blender ...
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Mantaflow liquid domain with animation nodes: do particles change index?

Ok, I wanted to answer how to make an object flow along with a mantaflow simulation and I thought hey, cool idea: just use animation nodes. So I created this animation node setup: but the result was: ...
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mix texture based on location of a curve

Hi I want to create animation of jetstreams where one side of the jetstream is red color indicating hot air while other side of jetstream is blue color indicating cold air. The boundary between the ...
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Are there any ways to make texture overlay (moving texture) repeat animation and noise on the model?

Does everyone know the answer? I love making different art styles in a blender. I'd like to try to have the model character's moving texture like "Norman Rockwell's Doctor and Doll" from ...
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How to animate particles flow with distortion on the surface of the object?

My first post here. I have problem to solve - generate particle animation like in this photo (using Animation Nodes): but on the surface of this 3d car shell: Does anyone know how to achieve such ...
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Adding a "modifier" to the mapping node / Animating World

Is there a way to add a modifier (e.g. noise) to World animation? I want to animate a rotation in a mapping node and I want to add a little shake to it. How can I do it?
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How do I create an animation that moves along the vertex using an animation node?

Last time I asked how to make an animation that moves along the vertex, thankfully I learned how to use an animation node (How can I make an object move along the vertex of another object?), But is ...
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Map to influence light speed

Question: Does anyone know if there's a way to have a texture map use multiple colors or a color's values to control the speed of reading the light of a toon shader? For example: When the light ...
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How to make a value last for multiple frames?

I have a simple switch based on a sound spectrum. When the value hits above 0.15 the ...
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How can I let the Geometry Node particle disappear when reach the top?

Hi, I am new to geometry node here. I have follow one of the tutorial on making bubbles effect with geometry node, but the bubble will return to its original mesh position when reach the max limit. ...
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Missing image texture after exporting game (UPBGE)

after I [external data -> pack resources] - I export my game, which plays fine. The only issue is that the cutscene (via image texture, mp4) is displayed as a pink texture (indicating that it is ...
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Animation nodes vector animation interpolation

Im moving a large quantity of objects from point A - B by animating their vectors in a loop with animation nodes. I have everything setup how I want it to be. But instead of going from point A to B in ...
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Rotate a single bone using Animation Nodes in Blender

I'm recently using Blender and i'm quite a newbie. I have a human model with several bones. What I want to do is rotate one of these bones using animation nodes. When I try to select the bone and ...
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How to do a blinking animation similar to this? [duplicate]

So I want to create a blinking animation like this and it looks as if instead of making the eye a mesh its a texture where he has 3-4 seperate images that he probaby keyframes to make the character ...
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Animation Nodes: vertices radius control

I would like to know if there is a way to control the vertices radius of a mesh with animation nodes. Thank you.
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Animation Nodes: A bug in the matrix

I have a loop of a spherical object with some transformations in a matrix list. When I change the rate that should affect the scale in the math node(in the corner top right of the picture) it affect ...
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Define animation for group of planes

I've built a cube consisting of 6 separate planes with individual textures. Now I need to define animation for this group of planes to mimic rotation of a cube. Due to specific of final model I can't ...
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Animation Nodes: Weird invalid network issue

I have two similar loop network to control two different objects with two matrix lists. When I connect one math node to control the scales of both objects loop in the same time it show me the "...
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Animation Nodes: loop list to vertices of a mesh

I try to make a loop with a spherical mesh and make it loop in a way that each iteration go to the location of respectfully each vertices of a random mesh like suzana the monkey for exemple. Is there ...
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How to Randomly Delay Animation for Geometry Node Instances?

Is there a way how to randomly delay an animation? i mean i don't want a set of different instances to animate at the same time from 0% to 100% final animation state. So i want to introduce a random ...
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How can I get a "curved graph" in geometry nodes?

I'm new to geometry nodes and I want to do graph animation. I want to graph rises rapidly, the nearer gets to the middle high point and gets slowly down on both sides in the same way. This is what I ...
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How to simulate spacecraft RCS thrusters animation?

I am creating photorealistic spacecraft animations and I would like to add reaction control system (RCS) thruster effects (see the linked video for a real world example). As I've never worked with ...
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Help to make fully adjustable paper stack in Blender 3.1 (from Blender 2.93)

A complete beginner here trying to recreate some projects to learn by experience. I was following blender 2.93 tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dc2Mt0AK-qA&list=PLbHww4s6zG1UZ5-wwtyp-...
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Alternative ways to add rotation to an object?

I baked a rigid body simulation of a ball falling down the stairs. The ball's trajectory is ok, but I want to add additional rotation to the ball. The simulation is baked to keyframes. It would be ...
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Follow path with rotation in animation nodes

I have a bezier curve that I made multiple objects follow in animation nodes via the evaluate spline node. My problem is, they are at the right location, but not ...
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animation of a seed germinating and growing into a plant

I'm looking to animate the time lapse of a single seed growing. Link to YouTube reference is at bottom here. The plant needs to be physically accurate, ie. not stylized. The amount of time needed for ...
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Start particle animation on-birth with geo-nodes?

This is really old problem that I among many others had, which is about animated particle instances. Essentially what I'd like is for each particle to start their animations when they are emitted, not ...
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Exporting face texture animation to Unity

I'm trying to animate a 3D character's face using 2D face textures. I managed to make them work in Blender using an image sequence but I can't figure out how to export this into Unity. Is there any ...
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How to create this abstract animation in Blender? [duplicate]

How to create this abstract animation in Blender? I don't know how to make the object rotate in this way? I tried to add Shape Keys, but doesn't work. Here is my blender file: https://drive.google....
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2001 Space Odyssey HAL Graphics using Animation Nodes

As the title say I am trying to recreate some of the HAL graphics from the film 2001, Space Odyssey. So far I have created each line using a new "Create Integer List", "Get List ...
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Using animation nodes, how do I set the origin to the center of each object in an object list?

I'm a beginner with animation nodes, trying to make a delayed falloff animation with a grid of hexagons. I've figured out how to make them rotate around a single origin (at world center), but can't ...
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Is there any Material Node Setup load time info available - as in animation nodes?

I'm wondering if there's a way how to toggle on node setup load time info as they have in animation nodes add-on. It would help me to measure the performance optimizations of my procedural shaders. ...
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Geometry nodes 3.0 controlling values for individual instances using proximity object [duplicate]

I have created a system of entirely procedurally generated flowers which involves a spaghetti of groups within groups and instances within instances. The part that I am having trouble with is ...
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How to implement car/ rigid body physics

I am creating a car chase scene in blender. I want to implement car physics in it (for example: if the road is bumpy the car movement should also be bumpy (I don't want it to stick it to ground), if ...
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Animation Nodes - convert letters to curve

How can I convert each letter to separate curve object with the Animation Nodes? I'm using Decompose Text, not Split Text - (I need Whitespaces on). My AN is 2.2.2 with Blender 2.93.5
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Sverchok || Multi Cache Node : making and storing modifications made to a list

As playing the timeline, I'm trying to modify every index of a list of vertices coordinates (so that my_list[x]==[x,y,z]), one index per frame, but keeping the previous modifications in this list. The ...
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Sverchok || Make a switch stick to its position for X frames (i.e create a trigger/buffer)

(Maybe the title is not accurate) Hi, I'm trying to find a way to create a kind of buffer in sverchok, for a animation project. With the timeline playing in Blender, once a event occurs (every 25 ...
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How to reduce NodeTree Viewport Lag on Many Nodes, (Animation Nodes)

I have a kinda big project, fully based on "Animation Nodes" addon. The problem is, that FPS drops to 10-20 when just scrolling or manipulating with nodes in Node Tree Viewport. It also ...
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How to create an animated gradient backdrop with noise-like effect

Im trying to create an animated backdrop that creates a similar effect to the noise-like textures often used in Illustrator or Adobe after effects. Is there a simple and easy way to achieve that in ...
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Bake mesh vertex location in animation nodes

I animated the Z position of the vertices of a plane using Animation Nodes (something similar to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PkdH_GXpQE&t=974s&ab_channel=ChrisP ) and I would like ...
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Is it possible to make an oscilloscope that can integrate with music? "lissajous music"

I want to make a Lissajous music using frequency value images of music or sounds in Blender. Like Spirograph Sound Visualizer... like oscilloscope music. sample : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Is it possible to calculate the distance between the vertices of two objects in Geometry Nodes?

If I have two cubes (with the same vertices and indices) and they are animated to move on their own paths, can I calculate the distance between v0 of one cube and v0 of the other cube to drive ...

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