Questions tagged [animation]

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How to animate Splatoon hair?

I am struggling with the hair physics when working with models from Splatoon. I have tried both Soft Body and Wiggle Bones, but neither have produced a desireable result. The hair does have an ...
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How to optimize the animation curve

I use "constant" to make keyframe animations. But when I converted the animation curve to "bezier". The animation in the middle frame looks very strange. The rotation of the hand ...
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How do I take the next step after creating human models? [closed]

Here is what I want to accomplish: I want to make a 3D simulation where I can watch 2 jiu jitsu athletes fight each other. At the most basic level, I'd define certain parameters of what qualifies as &...
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Setting the correct Python data_path for vertex motion?

I am currently using Blender 2.80, and am attempting to follow along with the tutorial at this link on animating mesh objects (https://medium.com/@behreajj/creative-coding-in-blender-a-primer-...
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Is it possible to change the speed of an animation for a single rig separately from other rigs in the scene?

I am fairly new to blender and animation in general so forgive me if I am missing something. I have a scene in which I would like to slow down the animation of a single rig without affecting other ...
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How to stop independent actions on multiple armatures from fighting with each other

It's a little hard to explain, so I've created a video to accompany it. I'm just trying to get the basics of animation actions in blender, but am coming across some nasty problems, that aren't ...
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Losing things in 2D Animation [duplicate]

I am new to blender, so I'm not sure of a lot of things but I'll try to explain the best I can. I haven't yet learned all the shortcuts yet, so I'm very reliant on the buttons on screen, and I've just ...
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Why won’t Image Sequence texture play as an animation in the exported glb file [duplicate]

I added an Image Sequence texture to an object. I also added a rotation animation. In 3D Viewport, the Image Sequence texture animates, and the object rotates. Yet, when I export to a glb file, the ...
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Animated difference boolean with displacement texture - Empty mesh error 2.8

I am new to Blender,and I got a problem with animating boolean object with displacement texture. In some frames it works, it cut the inside of the object and in some frames object is empty. No matter ...
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Animation rendering each frame twice

I have an issue that happens sometimes. When rendering an image sequence animation, each frame is rendered twice. The second one above the first. It doubles the render time. I have cheked off the ...
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scattered origin after importing fbx from maya

Im using blender from 2 months. And I have one badly issue when I importing animation from maya to blender at fbx. The location of origin are on the different position than in maya, and whole object ...
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Why is only one of the two armature animations working?

I would like to create an animation that should be exported as a GLB file. In the animation there are 2 objects that should be animated at the same time (1x motor shaft and 1x conveyor). To make the ...
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How can I move lots of objects on path and control it somehow?

I'm storyboarding a project at the moment and I want to do something similar to this image. You can see it on Behance in higher resolution as well: I want to model some "data cubes" in ...
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Is it possible to make an afterimage like effection eevee 2.9?

I'm trying to make an afterimage like effect, don't know if that's actually what its called, but can't figure it out not can I find anyone talking about it, at least for eevee. I've tried particle ...
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Looping a walk animation

If I were to animate a few steps of a walk going forward and using IK to keep the feet in place as the body moves overtop, is there any way you can loop this animation so the character keeps walking ...
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How do I scale without loosing my animation?

I have been trying to set the scale of this part from -1.000 to 1.000 but when I do that the faces flip inside out and the object completely looses it's rotation. Is there any way to do this, it is ...
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Active Keyframe Panel is not showing in the graph editor

I have selected a keyframe in the graph editor and I want to view it's properties. I selected keyframes in the graph editor. Pressed N key and tried pulling out the side arrow. Instead of getting the ...
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Animate an object by moving it according to a list of coordinates

I have the list of coordinates of an object (a ball) in 3d space in a csv file. How can I create an animation in blender of that ball moving through those coordinates?
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Snap to volume doesn't work

I can't seem to get snap to volume to work properly. It snaps to face instead and toggling with the options doesn't work either. Any help? I'm trying to rig a character and the bones snap to face ...
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Better way of marking a location for an object to copy

In the picture you can see LH and RH these two circles mark where the IK markers(you can see the Right hand IK it is a sphere) for my hands and arms go. These circles are put exactly where they need ...
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Help Old gltf file

I'm recently trying to work an old file imported in GLTF format. However when having edit it is all deformed, I would like to remove this fact, seeing that I can only edit the model when I use the ...
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Can I apply D-noise to a folder of rendered stills of an animation?

I wanted to apply the D-Noise filter to an animation and I suppose there must be a way to apply it as each still is rendered but I couldn't find it and had to start my render to meet a deadline. My ...
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Mesh is not showing in physics even after baking

I am a beginner and tried liquid simulation but I am not able to use mesh in physics because it's not showing.
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How to disable fcurve sync?

I created material with some parameters animated. I applied different copies (with unique names) of this material to different objects, but for some reason animation parameters are still in ...
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How can I match 2 different armatures

I am a real beginner, this is like the 3rd time I am using Blender. I exported the csgo files into the software but I can't animate them because when I enter the pose mode I can only move the ...
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Is there any way to import blender animations to unity.?

I am building a glowing platform for my 3D game. i had used cycles render(emission node) to create a glowing effect. The effect works perfectly on blender but not in unity.
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Blender 2d animation, Draw lines in draw mode but cannot erase them, cannot edit them

working in 2d animation I got stuck. I could draw fine, and I could select grease pencil objects and go to all the modes, but all modes apart from draw mode seems stuck. I could not select or edit ...
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Scaling a Soft Body object (Inflated balloons in a box)

I've seen abstract animations around the internet, in which bubbles grow in size within a closed area and get squished against each other and the walls in a realistic way. At 11 and 15 seconds there ...
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Why rendered video ends before its duration?

I have 60 min screencast from my desktop. I want to speed up it so it fit in 5 min I have selected strip > Add > Effect strip > Speed control Scaled strip size so it fits within 5 min(with ...
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Characters' Shirt Texture Deforming Strangely

I tried posting this on the Unity forums but no one there knows what the problem is and they suggested it could be a UV mapping problem within Blender. When exported my character from Blender into ...
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Add layers in blender 2.93

I am new to blender I downloaded it just now. I am trying to add a new layer in 2D Animation but I don't know how to. I am using Windows 10. Any help will be accepted.
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How to transform an 2D sketch into an 3D object with other texture in an animation?

The title describes my project really good. I‘ve seen this kind of transformation in an artist film from Erin Sarofsky(youtube.com/watch?v=WWBMd1OvVx4). I‘ve already seen similar ways in internet, but ...
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Trying to export a cloth simulation to a Collada file

I'm using an avatar and a skirt as .blend files and trying to create an animation as a cloth simulation (I followed this tutorial - http://blenderartists.org/forum/archive/index.php/t-325838.html) ...
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Can't find active f-curve panel

I just started Blender 2 months ago and i'm having a great time. I'm trying to add a noise f-curve modifier to my camera movement to create shakiness for a toaster animation kind of thing. However ...
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Blender is not giving me a value when I add a driver to my eye blink shapekey [closed]

When I add a driver to my eye blink shape key it gives me the value of o.ooo which is no good when I am following the shapekey drivers tutorial by levonotion studios on youtube. My rig is made using ...
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Autokey-ing adds keys to every object, even those not selected and not moving

I am working on a project where I am animating a few scenes. I had no problems until this one arose. Prior, whenever I had Auto keying on, whenever I moved an object, it would only apply the keying to ...
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How do I scale a rigged character without making it move randomly?

I've been trying to scale a rigged character. I applied a new animation to it from Mixamo which works well, but I am unable to scale it. I've literally been trying to scale a character up for two ...
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How can i animate multiple objects from the same animation setup?

I'm working on a project that have multiple characters, and i want to animate all of them so they can walk (legs), talk (lips movement) raise eyebrows, punch, kick, and other stuffs, doing this for ...
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How to animate plane to sound falloff in animation nodes 2.1 (Blender 2.8)?

For Blender 2.8, i tried to recreate the sound falloff on a plane from the Animation nodes 2.0 Documentation: So far i came up with this, but it does not work, i can not figure out why: Can someone ...
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Recorded Animation appearing as Recorded, but not moving when animating?

Today, I recorded animation and it is showing up in the bottom bar but when I animate it two of the shapes I animated aren't even appearing b/c the animation ends with them off screen. But it starts ...
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Trying to add uv project modifier on eye but eye gets stretched up and down

Eye before applying uv project modifier Eye after applying uv modifier to empty bone. As you can see, I don't know why but eyes are stretched out from top to bottom... And when I move the empty ...
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Animation with Cycle get faster and faster

I have a clock I'm making and I've got the second hand rotating using a cycle modifier; so every second it will rotate on an exponential curve by 6 degrees infinitely. This is all working fine and I'm ...
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I can't get the Armature to work [closed]

When I try to parent an armature to the mesh it won't work. I've tried doing what some of the answers on here have said but it just won't move the mesh, I have no idea why. Does the Render-Engine ...
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How to modify Animation curve? [closed]

I am doing Keyframe animation in blender. I set two keyframes but the animation between two frames is very crazy. Basically, the animation between two frames is very smooth. There is a functional in ...
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Camera flips 180 degrees following the path

I am new to blender and I tried to animate a camera path following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vasfFsxCsAE The author creates a NurbsPath for camera to follow and an empty to ...
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How can i make the shoulder joint deform smoothly?

When i deform it, this is the result: I've tried with shape keys to "fix" it, but it doesn't solve anything (or maybe im just a noob). I believe that is because the topology of the character is not ...
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Need help trying to make a lighthouse lamp

I was trying to make a lighthouse asset for a scene I was making and ran into a little roadblock. I need some help trying to make the lamp which goes on the top. I was imagining a beam of light which ...
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Rendering animation with transparent background for website [duplicate]

I need to render animation with transparent background in Eevee and then to put that up on my website so video format has to be supported by HTML. Can I do that in blender?
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Blender Viewport FPS Drops (Animation Playback) on New Laptop

I'll be quick here. Recently I bought a new machine with much better specs than my 8 year old Laptop, however the problem I am facing is that when I Animate inside Blender, initially I get blazing ...
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Emitted Particles clustering and intersecting

I hope you can help me :D I am trying to create a blood vessel. I have set up a particle system with an animated collision object to kill the particles and get them pumped out in intervals. Now my ...

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