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My Pose Position won't reset to a rest Position

I'm not sure why this is happening. I can't get my pose position back to rest position. I've tried Alt G, R, and S as well as clearing transformations but nothing works. Bones are connected to other ...
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Correct Sculpting Workflow for Animating Mouth and Eyelids / Human (and Animals)

I've recently tried to sculpt a Human Mesh. I was wondering, however, to approach the mouth/eyelids part of the head. I want to animate this mesh and I will obviously Retopo the whole thing. The ...
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Need Help with Hair Animation in Blender!

I’m trying to create an animation where the hair flicks naturally with head movement. Here’s what I did: I created a lattice with a soft body modifier, then applied this lattice as a modifier to my ...
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How to stop feet from going through floor with movie clips?

I'm trying to get this walk cycle to work with a movie clip and it's hard to stop the feet from going through the floor. However, when I keyframe the clip to move up when the feet go through, and down ...
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how to make uv sphere with different colors in in like this

how do you make colours inside the UV sphere? Like red and dark inside it
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Blender animation navigating in a star system

I'm working on a short film. The shot shows an holographic device, that display a star system. I want to navigate in this system, with the ability to zoom in and out to specific Point Of Interest (POI)...
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Array mirrored object around curve

I'm trying to recreate a scene from the opening sequence of No Time To Die: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awZQdw_iNZY&list=RDawZQdw_iNZY&index=2&ab_channel=HDFilmTributes) There are two ...
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Copying keyframes to complete walk cycle

I am almost done blocking my walk cycle. However, when I try to copy frame 3 and paste it on frame 15 using "paste flipped," I do not get the desired result. His hands/feet do not copy over ...
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cloth doesn't work after meta rig

I have a problem when I want to put cloth on character, after I did meta rig. I put cloth but it doesn't effect anything, except collision with character...even gravity doesn't work.
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My mesh would completely break when i move the bones

I'm quite new to blender as i made this little electronic hand on my own with only 2 days of experience. but the problem is that when I went to rig it to make it animate it just wouldn't work. the ...
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Why and how to stop view animation not working?

I have been working on a animation of a penguin rocket, but when I click "view animation" it will play through around 1 fifth of the animation then stop and repeat it again, only to stop at ...
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my animation is jittery but all settings seem correct

I'm working on a project right now and all my renders are super jittery for some reason. I tried to change materials in case the deniosing process was the reason of it but It's still super choppy. I ...
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Collisions with invisible objects in physics simulation

I'm creating an animation where balls are dropped, hitting boards and such using physics simulation. Occasionally, during the descent of the balls, there's an occurrence where they collide with ...
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Why don't my objects remain still in my camera footage despite having good tracking?

Good day, I am having an annoying issue with Blender's tracking. I am trying to motion track footage, and every time I do it, I get a low Solving number of below 0.5 Px. Despite this, every time I set ...
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Animation public library, are there any? [duplicate]

Recently hear of one such promising project, called "HEAT", but it feels like non-legit and feels like "ready-to-run-with-your-money" vibe, but seems already integrated with ...
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How can I slow down an image sequence animation, without adding more frames?

This is a problem I've been trying to come up with a solution for for a couple of days now, but wasn't able to. Basically, I have an image sequence of a spinning tornado, which does 1 full loop in 32 ...
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How to fix positions of some points in animation?

thanks so much on the replies on my previous question(s). Last days I watched a lot of youtube tutorials, making remarks on paper for shortcuts and other stuff. However I place properly parented bones ...
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How to use vertices of a curve as keyframes for posing an armature?

I have generated a curve in geometry nodes and I want to use each of its vertices as a keyframe for a object. I have tried to animate the object along the curve using 'follow path' constraint. But it ...
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Add bump to some part (the edge) of the procedural material

I was following this guide. Everything works as expected. But my final aim is to make this emission edges a bit different. I want them to be a bit heigher then other parts of the material like these ...
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Is there any way to export in glb while keeping the NLA separation?

Is there any way to export in glb while keeping the NLA separation? I am creating a model with multiple NLA animations on one part. I am creating NLAs that are separated for each movement (image 1), ...
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I want to have particles gather instead of die on contact

I am creating a blood flow animation where the artery is pinched off, restricting blood flow. Right now I have a plane with a collision modifier keyframed to open and close with the artery. I also ...
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In my GLB I have Actions and Animations; I see them in Blender, but why not the Keyframes?

Can't see the keyframes. Where are they? (Deselecting "only selected object" for the dopesheet:) but how to see only keyframes for specific actions? only show keyframes for "walking&...
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How to stagger linked duplicate grease pencil animations?

I don't know the term for this as I can't find what I am looking for through googling. I have a grease pencil object with a frame by frame animation. I have created a linked duplicate, as I want the ...
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How to change mesh/model of an armature?

I already have an rigged character in which there is already an animation associated in it, I want to change the mesh and to use another model on the armature. I am a beginner at don't know much about ...
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Blender 4 Move gizmo is frozen object teleports back [duplicate]

The issue Iam experiencing is related to the object's transformation gizmo not updating correctly while the object is moving. When I try to change the position of an object, it jumps back to the gizmo'...
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Simplest way for animation?

I trying to animate this scene using keyframes for rotation and location, but looks like this is not the way ... first and last frames are OK, but in between parts are disconnected ... What is ...
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Pivots (or origins?) proper positioning

I want to animate this scene: How can I place pivots (or origins?) of the objects at proper position, since now pivots are somewhere outside of objects? Never mind what I'm doing geometry is moving, ...
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Problem with weird rotations of objects moving along Mobius strip paths (animated using Blender Python API)

This is a follow up question to my previous one regarding objects moving in a circle (which was a simple test case I had put together). I really appreciate the answer and detailed explanation provided ...
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Model has multiple root nodes

I've downloaded a windmill model from sketchfab and when I try to import it into unreal I'm getting en error saying it can't import because it has multiple root bones. I don't understand what they ...
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How can you animate a roll of tablecloth flying out of the backpack?

How can you animate a roll of tablecloth flying out of the backpack? After the flight it should be laid out on the table. I'm trying to combine these two tutorials, you can see at the link, but it ...
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How do i turn my character into a ragdoll during an animation

Hey im kinda new to blender, id like to know if its possible to turn my character into a ragdoll in the middle of an animation or something like that. My idea is like my character tries to do a ...
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Is it possible to add music to the timeline while animating? [duplicate]

Basically I want to try to make an animation where a character plays a song on an instrument. Is there a way to get the audio to the timeline so I can listen where the music is going (seeing the ...
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Animating multiple objects moving along a path with the right orientations (using bpy and Python)

I am a bit of a Blender novice and started getting into Blender using the Blender Python API (bpy). I am trying to animate multiple objects on a set of paths defined by mathematical equations (the ...
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Is there a way to list objects with keyframes?

I have many instances of the same object. The object's materials are linked. I selected one instance and started to add keyframes to change the colour in a Color Ramp node. I've since clicked off the ...
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Rigging and animating camshaft follow-mechanism

I'm really new to blender and don't know much about all the stuff. But here is my problem: How can I rig this camshaft, so that it pushes down the rocker arm beneath it, which then puches the valve (...
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I encountered an error when importing a GLB file using Blender

When I use Blender to import GLB files, I will encounter an error message like this“Extension KHR_animation_pointer is not available on this addon version” When this file is displayed in the front-end,...
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Improve my game asset model to match the reference video (Stargate Portal)

I'm working on project which requires an animation whoosh type effect as shown in this video im using as a reference - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkufTQZnRgk My project file is in my GitHub here -...
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Particles not dying when colliding with geometry that has "kill particles" activated

I have particles following a curve guide and a collision physics modifier added to a cube with "kill particles" activated. I have the permeability of the cube keyframed so that when the ...
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expression not working

I'm adding an expression in the location, and the object is static, not moving.
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Instances growing along and with the growth on the curve?

I am hoping to achieve an effect that looks like thorns growing from vines. I am able to trim the vines and animate them growing, however I would like to add 'thorns' that grow from the trunk along ...
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How to animate particles to collide with geometry but stay within the boundaries of the path they follow?

I am trying to make an animation of blood flow being pinched off and stopping at the point of the compression within an artery. Here is a link to a video of what I have so far... https://www.youtube....
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Keyframe Creating Unwanted Actions

https://youtu.be/GGXjHEIjB1w Hi, I'm trying to create an animation of this armoire opening both doors at once, I have one bone for each door. Here's a video of my problem but in short, whenever I ...
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Cable spirals in then coil compresses animation

Im working on a cable animation where I need a cable to spiral up a coil, then have the coils compress down. Like the coils laying down on one another. I can get the cable to come in and go up the ...
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How to Dynamically flip an Action in Blender?

I am creating a walk cycle and I am really tired of manually flipping the animation from side to side whenever I make changes to the walk cycle. Is there a way to only create a left side action for ...
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Change hair length (object rendered) by texture

How can you randomize the length of the hair with a texture? For me, the texture affects the dimensions completely, and I only need to change the length.
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Transform 3D coordinates into joint rotations

I have 3D body coordinates that i got using mediapipe pose and I want to know how to transform them into bone rotations so I can animate a 3D model in blender. Here's the format of the mediapipe's ...
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how do you animate the plot of 3D complex function z^2+1 in blender

I want to create a animation on the process of the 2D parabola function z^2+1 becoming 3D function. like this: How to do it using python in Blender?
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Simple script to snap FK to IK using Rigify. What am I doing wrong?

Trying to craft a simple script that checks the rig_id of the currently selected Rigify armature, and then snaps FK to IK. This one liner works: ...
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Can´t export gltf with face texture image [duplicate]

hello i am beginner and im trying to do a lowpoly mode of my character. the problem is. when im export an animation with gltf the face doesn't show and i dont know why. maybe it's because i have a ...
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BlenderGIS: Basemap is not rendering along with the object

I create an animation of camera around my object which is referenced on the basemap. When I try to render the animation or just the image, I only see the Blender object. What do I need to do make the ...
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