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Questions tagged [cloth-simulation]

Questions pertaining to Blender's built-in cloth simulator. Blender's cloth simulator is accessed in the Physics panel.

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Animate character thank to cloth simulation

I'm pretty new to blender and I want to create a very simple rig. I have a low poly character that I want to rig thank to cloth simulation. Here is what I could achieve so far : My question is : ...
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I have a problem with cloth simulation

Okay, so I try to make clothes for my character but by some reason, every time when I try to animate the clothes they always start looking like this when I but cloth physics on them. This is what I ...
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Help! Cloth Simulation Not Rendering Correctly Over Network?

I have been messing around with cloth simulations and linking cloth simulations into new scenes to render over a network of computers to help the rendering process go faster. I ran into a few ...
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How to make a hammock?

How do I make an unoccupied hammock like this (just the geometry, no need for netting structure):
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Animating sail attached to ropes

I am modeling a viking longboat similar to this one. I would like to use blenders' cloth simulation to accurately model the deformation of the sail such as the bottom two corners of the square are ...
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How do I properly animate a cloak

You see I'm having trouble figuring out how to animate this. I've already tried to use the cloth physics but that went horribly and I'm pretty sure that's my fault, but oh well.
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Cloth keeps wrinkling into itself?

So I'm trying to model a clothesline, with a shirt and pants attached to it. I've got pinning down but I've run into a problem. When I apply self collission, the edges of the shirt start to crumple ...
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Controlled cloth rip/tear

Hello blender stack exchange. I'm looking for a way to have a controlled tear. Like as if i'm (tool) ripping vertices one by one or as a group in between frames. But preferably something i can ...
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Cloth physics for poly hair and armature

I have an armature for the body and then modelled the hair. By following this tutorial (https://youtu.be/c11l2o5uCQs) on how to add cloth physics by using verts and ik modifier, the hair bangs are ...
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Sewing clothes using a cloth modifier and a collision object

I am trying to model clothes in Blender. I've looked at several tutorials, but the sewing option in Blender doesn't give the desired result. I've been trying it over and over again, but it doesn't ...
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Making 3 points stick on a plane / flag with wind

I have a flag I want to waft in the wind. I imported the shape as an SVG from Adobe Illustrator. I converted the mesh to a curve. It wouldn't let me make some subdivisons but it still seems to work ...
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Cloth simulation pulling skirt upward

I wish I was joking. I have this skirt that I want to make it look more like a skirt using the cloth simulation thing but instead of pulling it downwards and giving it some folds, it pulls it upwards ...
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Cloth won't collide with collision object? But worked with a cube?

Ive watched all the tutorials but clearly Im missing something on how cloth collisions work - Im trying to make clothing, so I have my collision object (body) and cloth plane (subdivided many times) ...
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Can you make a mesh follow another mesh with Cloth Sim?

Basically, I have a mesh that is being controlled by Rigid bodies and another one by a Cloth Sim that is pinned. Is it possible to have the pinned part of the cloth mesh follow the other mesh that ...
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Animation of Rope Cloth Simulation

I wanted to animate this rope using the cloth simulation. The end result I was looking for, was to just have a rope fall and curl on the floor. What I got instead after baking for an eternity, was a ...
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Creating a Soft Body Surface that Responds to Different Masses of a Rigid Body Object

Dear Blender Community, There's quite a few posts discussing the interaction of rigid body objects with cloth and soft body objects, but I haven't yet found one that provides a satisfactory answer to ...
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Move a soft body/cloth after baking

Is it possible to move / scale / rotate, and possibly keyframe, an object after baking point cache (soft body or clothes simulation data) to its mesh? I feel like this must be a duplicate question, ...
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Cloth physics : drop/unroll a cloth sheet from the top of a building

I'm working on a project and I have a video shot where I would like to drop a cloth sheet through the top of a building - Well, it's not exactly a sheet, it's a banner, but that is the idea. At the ...
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Realistic Liquid-Fabric Interaction

Good Morning everyone, I've a little personal challenge going on right now, trying to replicate as much as possible the selected showcase at tis year’s Siggraph. I'm completely unable to find a way ...
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How to create gathered stitches in clothes

I am struggling to mimick the gathered stitches shown in photo here. I have tried stitching two cloth pieces of different lengths. After baking them, it is a failure. I had sought Blender tutorials ...
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How do I correct my character falling through when cloth is enabled on his cape

My character falls through the "stage" when I use cloth on his cape and pin it to the verices. How does one correct this issue? Forgot to add that my character and his cape are one piece
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Body and cloth topology for games?

made a base body with i think decent topology but know that i have to make the cloth idk what to do, the topology of the body wont be the same as the cloth and but my problem is not clipping since i ...
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Particle2Rig +Cloth = Dimension 0 (for all except first)?

When I convert Particles 2 Riggid Bodies (with addon), they works as expected. Since I want to add Cloth Sim, all particles - now objects (except first one) become to size 1 as they'r animated (by ...
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Object particles fly up, move in the wrong direction

I'm new to Blender and I can't figure out why my particles move into the wrong direction. I made a plane with paper texture and cloth simulation, I use this object as the particle, my emitter is a ...
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Getting hair/bones to collide with objects

I've got a couple of bones that serve to control hair on my model, and I'd like to have those bones react properly to gravity and collisions with solid objects. I've managed to get them reacting to ...
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How can i make a cloth animation follow the deformations of the mesh it is coliding with (the mesh is deformed due to a rigged animation)

I want ta make a simulation of a dress on a character that moves around but i can't seem to be able to make the cloth recognise the changes in the mesh it is coliding with (the body of the character) ...
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Simulating and animating multiple pieces of clothing (from Marvelous Designer)

This may be a simple question but I'm pretty new to 3D modeling and couldn't find a straight answer online. I modeled a character in ZBrush and just finished making their clothing - underwear, pants ...
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Cloth effect acting strange when I scale the pinning group

I have a problem. I'm kind of new to blender. I'm trying to simulate a curtain and everything works well except when I scale the pinning points in order to get the "waves". Could someone please help ...
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What should I do with the cloth of my character?

I've been reading and the best thing is to delete the body that is under the cloth for clipping and all that. My question is: what should I do when I delete it? Ctrl+J and that's it? Should I join ...
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Cloth blowing around by itself?

I'm trying to animate a scene of my character in bed but my cloth keeps blowing around for no reason. There is no wind force or anything that should be causing this. I can't just apply the cloth ...
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Clothes pass through the mesh

My clothe mesh pass through my character mesh in clothe simulation. How can I change that ? I precise that I can't hide the body inside because I want a clothe a little bit transparent to obtend more ...
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Pulling a net tight

I am trying to drape a net using the cloth physics, but then is there a good way to make it look like the four corners are pulled and "staked" in a certain place? My first thought was some kind of ...
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Repelling during collusion and selfcollusion

hey i wanna make an animated character and give her some cloths to wear, while she moves so i already tried it out, before finishing the char i managed to pin parts of the cloth to the body, so they ...
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Complex gloove animation

I got to create a glove simulation, which is kinda hard to explain, but i give it a try, when you look at the below picture imagine your standing on the front of it, and those hands point to you, and ...
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FBX export missing cloth modified mesh

Ok I spent hours trying to figure out the cloth modifier trying to get the cape in the pic to work properly. I FINALLY GOT IT lol. Now im having the issue of the exporting it. In blender it works and ...
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Having cloth physics while working with keyframes on the dope sheet

Really new to Blender here. I recently created a model that has a cloak, and I was wondering if you can have real-time cloth simulation as you're setting up the keyframes for animation.
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My cloth is not clipping when I animate my character

Clipping is turned on for my trousers but when I move the leg, the trousers split from the bottom:
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Request - Cable Cloth

I need to achieve this result a cloth simulation of elastic sheath for tubes, cables, wire like this: there is a sample video for c4d and other software https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXi57AAWu4M ...
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Is it possible in Blender to drive a Rigidbody simulation via cloth Simulation?

I have a necklace which I want simulate.. I assigned the thread of the necklace for cloth simulation which works fine..necklace has a pendant attached to it which i want to be rigid and move along ...
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Wind force field won't affect cloth simulation

I am trying to use a wind force field to cause multiple cloth simulation objects to be blown away from their initial location, however when I play the simulation, the simulated cloth objects just fall ...
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Problems animating clothes

So I'm trying to animate a sort of cloth fan but I can´t don´t really know how to do it. I've created an armature for the object and asigned it to the sticks. The problem is that I don´t know how to ...
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cloth simulation failed (jittery)

i need help can someone help me? i using cloth simulator and it seem's there is something wrong with my cloth and when i animate it it became jittery... i wonder whats wrong? especially the collar it ...
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How make a frame of cloth simulation into a permanent object? [duplicate]

I'm using the cloth modifier on a plane, and I was wondering if it is possible to take away the animation, with the default of that object being what it is in a frame of that animation. I want the ...
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Heat bone weighting error parenting dress to armature

I am trying to parent the dress the armature. I didn't have any issues until I added a cloth simulator to the dress, and now i cant get the dress parented with out getting the weight paint error. I've ...
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why the extruded verts not lay down on ground

i have made the verts and extruded and added cloth simulation and below a plane ground. Why the verts not lay down on the ground. I have apply passive from physics tab. New Result
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Is running cloth physics without animation, or an endless non-looping animation possible?

Background: Essentially I'm doing some stuff with cloth and multiple pinning groups, and moving those groups around via empties which the cloth is hooked to (so, a person picking up a napkin in both ...
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Change cloth end_frame in python script

I am trying to run a cloth simulation in blender using python scripting and despite setting the frame_end of the scene to the desired number of frames (...
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Balloon Cloth Simulation Problem

I'm creating an animation that has a balloon in it. I have created a pin vertex group at the very bottom of the string, and added a cloth simulation to the balloon. When I bake it, the balloon only ...
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An issue with cloth physics

So I rigged a character and added some clothing with some cloth physics applied. Everything was working perfectly fine but then after scaling the character down the cloth began to act strangely and no ...
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Cloth Simulation with Mesh Deform Modifier causes parts of mesh to stick?

I'm using a Mesh Deform Modifier to animate a complex belt model with a simpler mesh. I animated the location of the deform mesh so that the cloth simulation would have some movement to work with, but ...