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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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Cloth simulation I cannot make the t-shirt fit on the body

I followed every step of the tutorial. But I cannot make the t-shirt fit on the body. In the video, the simulation happens at 9:00. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szEeu6_b4fg&t=450s I've tried ...
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How to fold cloth

I'm trying to fold cloth around a table to created a fitted look. I found someone who asked a question about pinning cloth to an object, which seems to do what I want, but there is a key difference; I ...
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How to correct cloth physics?

Alright, so I work in a print lab and have recently been asked to make some product models for our website. One of our products is a table cloth. I have made the plane the proper size and shape, and ...
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How would I go about making the cloth wrap around a weapon handle like this? Cloth sim or something else?

Hi I was wondering how I could achieve this cloth effect for a game asset I'm making. Would it be smarter to model it or use cloth simulation or should I use curves?
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How to fix cloth rig penetration?

I'm working on cloth rigging. first I select the cloth mesh and then bones, parented with the empty group. then I selected the rigged mesh and cloth (as active mesh) and applied for weight transfer ...
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Modelling pillow with cloth simulation model floating

So I'm trying to model a pillow with the cloth simulation in blender 2.8. When I try to simulate the model I can see its forming the shape but eventually it starts to float or falls down. I set the ...
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Object keeps vibrating at pinned edge during cloth simulation

Hi, I'm entirely new to blender and have been following a tutorial I found online for 3D modelling. To create a dress, I have created the object above and set it up with cloth physics. However it does ...
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Why does my cloth simulation bounce for a moment before settling down?

Whenever I play/try to render an animation with cloth simulation active it bounces for a second before settling down. Is there a way to effectively start rendering the animation from a point where it ...
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Cloth simulation workflow

I’m making my first project with Blender and it’s special effects for a film project. I would need to animate a cloth with a cloth simulation. It’s just a plane that tries to imitate house curtains as ...
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Cloth & shape keys problem

i'm trying to do the cloth folds using shape keys and cloth physics. Funnily i somehow managed to do it with one mesh, and now i just want to do it again with a bit shorter plane, but the simulation ...
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Using a cloth simulation for film backing being peeled / scrunching material

I am trying to figure out how to use a cloth simulation to model a film backing being peeled. The final render would be something similar to the first image minus the person. Main goal: Create a ...
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Difficulty sewing different cloths together in blender 2.8

I've tried various techniques of attaching planes with different cloth physics settings together, but so far have not achieved the hoped for result. Straight linking overwrites the settings of one ...
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Mixing cloth types in blender 2.8

Is it possible to link together meshes with different cloth physics properties? For example, think of a mesh with silk properties to act as a liner in a leather cloak or ribbon streamers 'sewed' to, ...
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How to make a sort of shockwave on the skin

Like you might have seen by watching television or youtube, someone getting punched or something being thrown to him/her, but I want to know how I could make the sort of "shockwave" of the skin, ...
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How to model a dress shirt collar such as the one found in zootopia?

How would I go about modeling a shirt collar similar to the one worn by Nick Wilde in the movie "zootopia". I just cant seem to get it right even though it doesn't seem that hard. I'm planning on ...
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Freeze cloth simulation at a given frame

I had created a room in blender 2.8 .Here it is: I used Cloth simulation for a bed sheet. It was 50 frames long and I liked the 22nd frame.This is it (Leave the cylinder): Now I want to make a ...
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Cloth Simulator gives strange shading

Whenever I extrude cloth and plays the animation , it mixed up with another side of mesh , How can I overcome from It ?
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Workflow: Cloth simulation without disabling armature

The typical workflow for cloth is to have areas that are attached to the body be Pinned, and influenced by an armature limited to the Pinned group. The rest of the garment would not be influenced by ...
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Cloth simulation weird behaviour - Blender 2.8

im trying to do some cloth simulation in blender 2.8, and everytime i check self colision option my cloth automaticly deforms to extremly wrinkled something. Note: It only happens when i use self ...
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Blender 2.8 Inflating a balloon

I'm trying to inflate a balloon for an animation. I would know how to do this in Maya with nCloth as there is an option for air pressure and pump rate. Is there anything similar to that functionality ...
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Is there a way to copy the mesh of a cloth sim at a particular point in time as an individual mesh?

Can I take a cloth simulation, animate it and at some point during the simulation pause and copy the mesh in that position as a static mesh? I want to be able to copy the object with its vertices in a ...
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How to make sure that moving rigidbodies don't go through cloth materials

so essentially I'm making an animation where I have a human character who is moving around and dancing and stuff with a massive sheet over his body, however, whenever I try to place the cloth above ...
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Pointy meshes pierce cloth sim. How can I get around this while also keeping the physical qualities of my cloth (e.g. mass, stiffness, etc.)?

Pointy meshes pierce cloth sim. How can I get around this while also keeping the physical qualities of my cloth (e.g. mass, stiffness, etc.)? Here is a simple example of the problem I'm having: I've ...
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How to extract this one frame from simulation? [duplicate]

Plus, how to fix that cloth penetration through the mesh beneath it? Thanks in advance!
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Can gravity of an object in cloth physics be changed to pull inwards itself?

I am trying to make an animation of a bra on a woman that stays the same size and streches as she grows and expands. Using the cloth physics I've managed for the bra to fall downwards over the chest ...
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How can you rig cloth like a topcoat

Lets say i have this cloth in my character. How can i make so the legs don't clip throw? Anyone knows? maybe you know a good tutorial if is to complicated to explain. If i wan't to use the model ...
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Can I import a Solidworks model into Blender and animate a folding piece of cloth?

It's basically a travel cot, so I have the full model in Solidworks, but I would like to get an animation of the fabric folding with the cot if possible? (I'm new to blender!)
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Particle Sytems and Rigging

I have a cloth (long skirt) with particles. I chose a transparent material for this skirt, in order to see only the particles for the render. My probleme is : When my character starts walking, the ...
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Lattice to Mesh for Cloth Simulation

I recently watched a tutorial for real-time cloth physics to simulate soft body movements. Hair, clothes, breasts, you name it. (Link below) At one point, the operator creates a cube and then extrudes ...
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key frames with physics simulations

im creating a scene where i have a cloth simulation and a smoke simulation at at the same time it is for a still image (with scope to animate it in the future). my problem is this, with both ...
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Cloth is vibrating while using cloth simulation in blender 2.79

Hey guys I am doing a simple cloth simulation in blender 2.79(a blanket over a character) but my cloth is vibrating after it's colliding with the character and its looking very odd and fake so can ...
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My cloth simulation decides to implode on itself

Whenever I start the cloth simulation, the cloth just decides to implode on itself. I tried - Disabling/enabeling the self collision - Disabling sewing springs by creating a cloth that already fits ...
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Cloth simulation: Gaps between meshes sewing springs

I'm modelling a t-shirt, but I get these gaps between the meshes that are being sewed with Sewing Springs. It is as the springs aren't tight enough, but if I adjust the Sewing Force nothing really ...
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how to do crochet patterned curtains (grandmother like)

I need your help, i have no explanation how to do these curtains - can someone explain, what is the smartest way to model these? - how can i use it in the best way for a cloth sim? Best regards, Marc
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How to pose cloth

As seen on the picture the cloth is folded twice with one corner hanging behind it or being "pinned" to the backrest of the chair. What I have tried is to use two armatures: One to create the fold on ...
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How to add “Sag” to cloth simulation?

I am trying to create the net of a soccer goal using blender's cloth simulator. Right now the net looks really rigid and unrealistic. The cloth is a plane with subdivision and a wireframe modifier. I ...
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How i can bake the entire cloth simulation to shape keys?

When I give "apply as the shape key" it seems that it only takes a part of the cloth simulation, I want it to take the whole simulation, my cloth simulation has 200 frames and it seems that in the ...
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can i use cloth simulation to create clothing

I have a character with a plane over its head as cloth. I ran the cloth simulation and once the cloth has finished draping over my character, i'd like to save the newly fallen cloth as clothing. Is ...
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Cloth - “Mesh Deform Cage” Rigged, The Mesh Expands when body moves

I have been in the past using "Object Constraint" to keep the "Mesh Deform Cage" to move with the body by using the "Copy Location" to a bone. In blender 2.80 It doesn't like this method so I am ...
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Make a cloth influenced by fluid?

I´d like to have a mesh, which behaves like a cloth, cotton or so which is in front of a tube, in which I simulate water. Now when the water exits the tube, I want the cloth (which is pinned at two ...
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Reverse cloth animation

I would like to add a reversed cloth animation. Imagine a napkin, that was blown away by the wind. Now I would like to reverse this process, having a napkin, that flies back into the scene and lands ...
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Cloth Simulation using Python

I tried making pockets and collars for a t-shirt. I can make it in the GUI but I am facing hard time with automating the same with Python Scripts. Is there any way of creating a collar/pockets for a ...
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Making an hanging object with ribbon tape

I'm a beginner of Blender, so cannot find out where I have to start. I've searched several tutorials but it is not matched with what I want to make. I have to make object like a photo(hanging object ...
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How to export animated cloth UV so you can composite a texture in After Effects?

I have a flag animation rendered with Blender. Thing is, I'll have to adapt this animation quite often and re-rendering it each time takes a lot of time. I know some After Effects plugins do exists ...
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Cloth Simulation Rips my mesh

When I use the cloth simulation and try to make an animation with it, the mesh is ripped into many layers and pieces for some reason... Any idea why this is happening? Thanks Blend File:
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Moving cloth object

I'm trying to connect this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5d03tZO0C9g&t=80s to explode a sphere and a moving animation on the same sphere. I animated the sphere first and now I want to ...
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Ways to create woven rattan garden furniture?

I'm working on a scene and need to model a garden chair with woven material similar to this: https://www.bau-outdoors.co.uk/shop/outdoor-furniture/garden-dining-chairs/montreux-woven-rattan-garden-...
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How to link two different physics objects together?

I am trying to make a winter hat model which has cloth simulation on it. The model : This is not the final model but this should give you the dea Is there any way to make the fur parts heavier than ...
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Stretch traffy around a corner

To learn more about Blender Physics, I've developed a scenario that encompasses what I want to be able to achieve. GOAL Something like rubbery taffy is stretched out from a post, around a sharp ...