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Border in region-render?

To save render time, I render (cycles) only a part of the scene (with CTRL+b) multiple times and the background once for an animation. If I put the images on top of each other, I have a border around ...
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Undefined socket in Compositor

I am trying to re-implement a compositor example of T yarn knitting. I cannot find plane MK2 and UV connector as had been explained in this YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AG4-sGcGyWI&...
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how do i add a glow only to the smoke using the compositor

i want to add a glare effect to only the smoke but as you can see it applied it to the entire smoke domain when i added a material pass
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Basic Nuke comping of Blender image

I need to isolate object from a scene after rendering it in Blender and the be able to edit those mattes separately in Nuke. I already know about the mask function but I have a scene that is basically ...
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Why isn't Blender 2.8 applying my compositing nodes when rendering a video?

Using 2.8 April 1 2019 build on MacBook Pro (17in - 2017) I'm trying to remove the yellow background from a video. Per instructions on youtube, I've managed to a decent job of removing the yellow, ...
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How to set Sun beams and mist in the compositor

Hell everyone I appear to be having some issues with setting up both Mist and sun beams for cycles in blender 2.8. I'm attempting to to get a god ray/fake-volumetric effect from the window in my ...
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How to render layers in different files? [duplicate]

To explain myself better, i have 3 render layers (i’m using blender 2.8) one with the subject, one with a light beam and the last one with the background. This is an animation and i want to composite ...
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Why is Composite Blur square

I'm attempting to use the compositor to blur a test render. I'm hoping to make a scene where I fly through a space filled with stars of various sizes, colors and brightnesses. To visually ...
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Z-combine multiple openExr and render with passes [duplicate]

Lets say I rendered 2 different openexr images with some passes and now I want to z-combine them and save them as 1 openexr image with the same passes, how do I do that? I'm using cycles I tried the ...
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composing green screen video behind objects in 3d scene

please as you can see from the image, i want to compose myself behind the desk but the nodes available can only move the image in y-axis (vertical) and in x-axis (horizontal). There is no node to push ...
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World appearing black [duplicate]

For some reason, whenever I do a test render with Shift + Z, all I get is my character and the world is black. In the World properties, I have a Sky Texture with a strength of four, but it still shows ...
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Node settings to composite my character within real footage through camera tracking

I'm following a book on character creation in Blender and I'm currently trying to composite my character within real footage through camera tracking. I'm at a part where I'm trying to set up the ...
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How do I export my work to be used in After Effects

Here is a screenshot of my work: https://imgur.com/a/GuA3gyz I would like to render the 3D model with its textures on, and make it look like it is part of the original shot. How on earth do I do ...
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Blender equivalent of GIMP Levels tool

I have been trying to replicate the effect of Gimp Levels tool in blender but could not quite get the same result as in GIMP. My attempt is summarized on the picture below, I tried to remap the values ...
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Text with Transparent BSDF and Black Diffuse BDSF not fully transparent

I spent the entire day trying to figure this one out. I'm using cycles. I'm trying to make subtitles for a video. The reason I'm using blender for this is because I have to hide previous subtitles ...
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Render multiple view layers with layers starting at different times

I have 3 view layers, layer 1 has an object visible the entire animation. Layer 2 has an object visible for 2/3rds the animation, and layer 3 has an object visible for 1/2 the animation. While ...
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Does after effect supports blender files same as cinema 4d?

I don't know much about after effect but I know there is a plug in for cinema 4D to import mesh into after effect I use PNG sequence to do compositing in ae
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Where has the Object Index from Layers has been moved to in 2.80?

I need to use the Object Index for a couple of objects. But as seen in the image below, it is no longer found in the Layers/Passes window. Thanks guys!
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Why isn't the animated object moving in the final video?

As you can see the little cartoon is animated (dopesheet keyframes), and I can see it moving in the 3D View port (lower right corner). But it'll remain at the center in the preview backdrop in the ...
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How to put a video or Img Seq over a video?

I am trying to put either a MP4 video, or an Image Seq over a video. But unfortunately the video shows with a black background although I did change the Render/Film/Alpha setting from Sky to ...
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Cannot see original object after using a blur node in compositor

I am trying to make a blur (or a kind of haze) around a sphere using a blur node in the compositor. Currently, there is a blur but the object itself isn't visible. Is there a way to make the object ...
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compositing problem

I am new to the compositor.I was trying to composite an image.But the image was not fully in there. this is my render. and I want to mix it with this After I composite it,the image was not fully in ...
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Add (yes add) color noise to render

I mostly do videocompositing where I place objects into a tracked clip. I want it to look as real as possible and on closer inspection one can see that the original video has slight noise (red, green ...
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Projecting images onto virtual ground plane for VFX

I was watching Captain Disillusion's video on the invisible box challenge https://youtu.be/eKFrZNXB29M?t=179 and at 3:20 he talks about how he projected this image onto the virtual ground to remove ...
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How to turn normal lights in a video to have more volume

So I saw this video on Aquaman-style Visual Effects, and I kind of understood how that worked. The problem was that the tutorial was made in After Effects, which I do not have access to, so I decided ...
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How can I change video (or image sequence) speed (slow or fast) in blender composition?

I want to use slow down effect in composition. I can't find any control. I found time node. https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/dev/compositing/types/input/time.html?highlight=time%20node#example But ...
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Animating Glare angle offset

Is it possible to animate the "Angle offset" property of the Glare node? I am making a photon torpedo that has a glare applied to it, which should rotate when the torpedo is on the way.
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Problem with blur effect in compositor

I am following Andrew Price's Earth tutorial for the lens flare and I set up my sun object just as he did, gave a pass index, etc. and rendered. Around 42:00, he adds a Fast Gaussian blur node with a ...
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Is there an Echo effect for animating in blender?

I used to be a heavy user of After Effects, I am wondering if there is a similar effect to echo in Blender. That is used for simultaneously showing a specific animation in the future and the past ...
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How do I overlay glow/reflections in the compositer?

So here is the problem: In my final composite there are these green and blue areas around the glow. I figured that they are a result of the node setup of the shadow catcher (image below), which ...
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Multiple scene not rendering in 2.8

I want to do a freestyle rendering in blender 2.8 beta so I use two scene, 1 is for the objects using eevee and the other is for freestyle using cycle. The freestyle scene is a link object of the ...
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How to get reflections from video

I’m making a car and compositing it onto a scene, how do I get accurate reflections of trees and stuff on the car if the trees are on the video?
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I could not see compsiting,scene in blender

In the upper part as you can see there is no scene,default it has gone to 3
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Compositing node not showing up in render

I created a simple render with a compositing node: the "fog glow". I want to make one object give off this glow. However, not only can I not find a way to affect only that object, it doesn't even show ...
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keeping render layers at their original resolution when composed

I wrote a script to generate a multiview render of an animation. You can see the result here Still everything is rendered at the resolution of the final image and then scaled down. This wastes a lot ...
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creating more than 20 render layers and connect them to different scenes

I'm trying to render an animation simultaneously from 32 points of view and integrate the result in a composed animation. I followed this answer: How to create a render layer in blender python and ...
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Slit Scan/Time Displacement in Blender's Compositor

How could I make this slit scanning method used in this article? https://nofilmschool.com/2016/11/how-to-create-2001-slit-scanning-effect
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Why won't Evee open the selected material in compositing

I remember that in older versions of Blender the current material would be selected, if you chose an entity with a material. As you can see in compositing editor, there should be some type of diffuse ...
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Should “convert premultiplied” be enabled when using “alpha over” with render layers?

Do render layers use straight or associated alpha? Should "convert premultiplied" be enabled here?
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Vector blur aliasing fix?

I have an animation with some characters moving at a relatively decent speed. I am using the Vector Blur node (and a vector pass, of course) to add motion blur to the renders. I am using an HDRi as a ...
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Timing with animations in the node editor

Could someone please tell me how to change the timing on composite animations? I'm making a mask from one video and putting it onto another video, but I want the mask to start partway through the ...
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Any solution for a colour-restricted glow?

Hi fellas my problem is that I need to glow only part of a scene and dunno how to. As You could see here... ...the white cube glows and blue not and I need the exact opposite result. For best I need ...
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Compositing Mist Over Multiple Render Layers

UPDATED (mushrooms and far trees are background, buildings on right and some vegetation on both sides of middle building is midground layer) I adjusted the values on the colorramp and the factor to ...
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Composition not showing on the background after openning the project again

I finished the composition, placed the last nodes, i really liked how everything looked so I saved. I closed blender, reopened the project when I got back, and now It't just a black background. At ...
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How to partially blur an image in the compositor?

I want to blur an image I used as a background in the compositor but have it blurred more towards the top and in focus in the foreground. Is this possible to do with nodes? Thanks This is the node ...
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Cycles Special Passes - Artefacts in Multipass Compositing

Hello my dears blender artists! I think you know there is too low numbers of quality tutorials about Cycles special passes: z depth Vector/speed UV obj/mat index and manually generated World ...
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Output multiple images with variable materials

I have been asked to provide product images for a selection of display cabinets - these are basically like deep picture frames with different coloured interiors. They also come in different sizes too. ...
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How to determine angle to place people during a dolly in green screen if filmed separately?

I have a blender model of a large room. In the scene, I have several people seated at consoles spread x feet apart (in reality, they are in a green screen studio). I am using a physical chair for the ...
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Mist ONLY around the horizon (cycles)

For too long I’ve struggled to get mist to work in Cycles the way it works in the Blender Internal render - that being mist that sits just around the horizon, giving a distant look. To my ...
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Place a video on a still picture of a monitor

I want to combine a video and a static image in Blender. The image shows a monitor and I want to place a video on its screen. How can I do that?