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Move constrained rigid bodies with empty parent

Been stuck on this for a while now, feeling like i'm chasing something that can't happen. I read in some posts around that to get a constrained rigid body to move that all one has to do is select it, ...
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Can’t render animation also if frame range is ok

I’m trying to render an animation but Blender exports just the 1st frame. Why? My frame range is 1/200 And I also choose the output folder and the format I tied with different ones none of them seems ...
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Bake on Export doesn't work as expected when using Rigify

I have a simple 100 frame animation with the keyframes on the Rigify control rig. I have a separate "target" armature that copies the locations/rotation of the Rigify ORG bones. I can select ...
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How do I animate a slingshot?

Hi I am trying to animate the slingshot to launch but i don't know how. Some help on how to animate a slingshot is appreciated.
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how do i create animation whit pose data and with python

I'm making animations based on smpl armature through several pose data. Divide people through person id and put pose data in the armature. However, person id 2 data is contained in all armatures and ...
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Using a texture with the wave modifier to highlight crests

I'm wanting to apply a gradient texture to an object that is using the wave modifier, in a way that only the wave crests, or a z-range, get a color ramp band. It doesn't work with the wave modifier ...
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How do we calculate linear speed to rotation?

I often need to figure out the linear velocity to the rotational velocity. If a roller is rotating at #frame/n and the roller has a diameter D, what is the resulting linear velocity?
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How to get rubber thing to deform as mini gun moves up and down instead of moving with it?

How to get rubber thing to deform as the mini gun moves up and down instead of moving with it in Blender 4.0.2. I used automatic weights it is not working. Please watch whole gif Video do i need soft ...
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Mixamo animation when merging with original model binds wrong pose

The original model i.e Armature(.glb file) when the animation of Armature.001(.fbx file) is added to the Armature. I don't understand why it binds the wrong pose. I checked the armatures of both files ...
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Need help with joining animation from several rigs to one (same mesh and bones on each rig)

I have several rigs with animations. All are the copies with same 5 bones and mesh (no defined armature, just bones). Mostly the same first and last frame, enabling easy transitions between animations....
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Model deforming when I export it as FBX

I'm new to Blender and used a tutorial to make the humanoid model. I animated a walk animation and I have an idle animation as well, though when I select the mesh and armature then export it as FBX, ...
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Has "Show pose markers" option been deleted in blender 4.0?

I am trying to add Action-specific markers in blender 4.0... By googling I found this thread Are animation markers part of the timeline or part of an action?, but couldn't find the option when I tried ...
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Can I bake a single rigid body and repeat it?

I am attempting to make a production line of boxes proceeding down a roller conveyor. Because the action is so repetitive, I would like to bake one instance of the physics, and translate the other ...
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Add two midi file to animation nodes

i am using animation nodes in blender for piano animation with this tutorial : https://docs.animation-nodes.com/tutorials/midi/ my piano notes works but I have piano midi file with 2 tracks ... ...
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A piece of fabric 2D to mesh 3D

I have a piece of fabric with a specific silhouette shape, envision its UV map in 2D view. I would like to animate the fabric to sew and wrap it around the body with a specific movement. I want to ...
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I can't curl the finger like the one shown in the YT video Im following, any idea?

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How to animate cross section cutaway revealing the inside of an object?

I'm unsure about the exact term for this process, but it is commonly used in various animations I have an object and I want to animate its internal components, similar to the example shown above. I ...
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Can I use wiggle bones in Blender 4.0 or do I have to revert to an older version?

I have the basic values in the N panel under the Animation tab. But I don't know where to set values for a wiggle bone in Blender v4.0. I can't find out where to change the jiggle values.
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Animated cloth swirl [duplicate]

I'm trying to create an animated swirl of fabric, it can start a little swirled already, but needs to turn and collide with itself. I've tried using force fields such as a negative force to draw it in ...
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Performing math operation on fcurve

I'm completely new to Blender and I'm currently in the process of analysing if this software is better suited than the one I'm currently using for my workflow. I'm currently using After Effect to ...
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When I try to rotate/ move (R/G) the armature in pose mode, it doesn’t work. It seemed to connect to the 3D cursor instead

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Rigid body on animated mesh is not updating

Hi I have this ring interacting with the neck of the character. It should update to the movement of the neck but for some reason it behaves as if the neck was always at the position of the first frame ...
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There is any way to get wave motion on specific object

Looking for creating a wave effect from bottom to up in loop and in form of that object I try with wave modifier but it did not work well
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Object not Rotating Correctly?

bit of a noob here. I'm trying to learn 3D, and just did Blender Guru's donut tutorial. I wanted to do a little video with my donut where it rolls forward and crushes the camera. But, whenever I ...
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Texture Linked to Mesh movement

Im trying to find a way to either change a texture or mesh based on the movement of its parent. An example of what I mean would be a Character in those old Top down RPG games where if ZCharacter moved ...
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How could I bake the movements of two seperate objects parented to the same armature?

I'm currently attempting to bake the object movement of two separate door objects that I rigged with constraints. What I would like to do is bake the rotation and location of both doors so that I can ...
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Using empty to properly rotate object

When rotating empty (empty from the left is tracked to the one on the right) the rotation doesn't look as I wanted. I want to achieve the result shown in the second part of the clip I attached (with ...
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Unable to convert .fbx file to .glb file

I am new to Blender and I am stuck in converting .fbx to .glb file. My objective is to export two animations (without skin) to .glb file which can be used in three.js I can merge two animations in a ...
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How to animate scissor cutting pipe?

I want to re-create the following animation in which the Scissors cut the lymph nodes and it lands naturally. . Please suggest steps to do it.
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how to emulate weight paint brush stroke using python?

I need to emulate brush stroke in weight paint mode but I don't know how. I am trying to use the code but error code says RuntimeError: Operator bpy.ops.paint.weight_paint.poll() failed, context is ...
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About Child of Animation

I have a question about Child of. I would like to create an animation in which an object is held from the left hand to the right hand and then released at the end, but I cannot get the Child of to ...
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Animating a progress bar to run along with a sun path study

I often render out videos of architecture projects to show the movement of sunlight over a day with Twinmotion. I then render out a video of a progress bar in Blender to match the number of frames, as ...
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Damped track hair - Cycles vs Eveee

I created hair with damped track on armatures to "simulate" physics when head to which is hair connected with childOf. When I use Evee armatures with damped track are moving smoothly however ...
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The skeleton is transferred to unreal engine 5 with larger bone sizes

please tell me how to transfer the Unreal Engine 5 skeleton, all transformations were applied before and after attaching the skeleton to the mesh, at the very beginning of the movement, when I add a ...
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Blender 3.6+ Animating UV Maps

This video demonstrates a clever way to animate UVs by keyframing the Factor value of a Mix node to smoothly transition between two UV maps. I took it a baby step further by connecting the output of a ...
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Baby Mesh Won't Move With Rigify Rig

I purchased a rigged baby model from TurboSquid that was rigged in Blender 2.9 which didn't seem to work in 4.0.2. So, I stripped out the old rig and created a Rigify rig for the model. ...
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Need help with Cloth simulation plus attached object

I have the same issue as in the question Cloth simulation plus attached object but the solution video mentioned is no longer available. Can anyone please help me with how can I get the same result? ...
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Rotating a bone in pose mode also scales it

When I rotate the bone, it wasn't supposed to scale it. Here as you can see it scales it: Any help is appreciated. Thanks! enter image description here [ [
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Boolean Geo Nodes Animation Mesh Glitches

I am attempting to animate a keyboard plate being revealed using Mesh Boolean node inside geo nodes modifier, however, and this is not not the first time, for some reason during the animation the ...
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Animate growing an arrow following a curve, for glTF

I am creating some infographics assets. I created the rising bar but how do i create the growing arrow as attached in the picture to show increase in sales. Whatever resources i found was related to ...
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Model deforms when animating it

I'm very new to Blender and I'm learning how to rig and animate characters so I can import them to Unity. I made a humanoid model and rigged it, but when I try to move its legs the model deforms a lot....
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Blender Greace Pencil - 2D view captures object from the top

I have worked with Blender a while back, however this is my first time using greace pencil. I have drawn an object and made sure I drew it in the right view. However, when I click the camera to go to ...
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I can't animate because I can't select a channel

So basically, when I click I I get 3 options for all channels selected and in active group. I don't know where the channels are, except for the video sequence one where I can find all the channels. ...
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Why does the position change when I apply the scale?

I'm trying to animate a 3D model, after I finished I started applying geometric transformations to the mesh... So far nothing wrong, in the end all that was left were the transformations of the ...
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Blender Synchronizing Object Render

I'm creating an animation, which has a two geometry nodes setups, which both share the same nodes below. For some reason, it's taking blender 2-3 times as long (25-30 seconds before v.s. 85 seconds ...
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Import DAZ3D facial expressions

I’m able to import a pose to Blender but the facial expression doesn’t come with it. I've tried some things I read online but none resolved this problem. I’m using Diffeomorphic to import the poses ...
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Animation disappearing when closing and opening a project

I keep having issues with vanishing animation in Blender and I can't figure out if it's something I'm doing. I have created an animation made up entirely of text to vocals. Each word is keyframed to ...
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Rotating on an angle

I am trying to animate a knob. The knob is on a flat plane, but that plane is angled. How can I rotate the base of the knob (red line) so it remains parallel to its base? I've tried aligning the view ...
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How do I rearrange the order of keyframes in my animation?

I have a 3D model that I exported from the source with two animation clips. In Noesis, I was able to combine the two animation clips into one seamless, looping animation. The problem is that the two ...
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How to make a simple procedural gear setup with Geometry Nodes

Let me explain what I am building and the use case first! I am recreating a mural done by my father, as you can see there are many mechanical parts here that I want to animate, however, I am sure he ...
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