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How can I overlay snow onto a static scene to make an animation?

I have a scene consisting of a castle in the mountains. I want to add snowfall to the scene using a particle emitter to make the scene animated. That's the easy part. My scene takes quite a long ...
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How to mix 2 keying nodes in the compositor to keep the alpha channel from both?

How do I mix two keys in the compositor to form an image that uses both the keyed out parts? Movie Clip node > Keying node > Viewer = green screen removed; then same Movie Clip node > different ...
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is there a way i can control which parts of the render have the glow? [duplicate]

im trying to replicate something similar to below where near the exhaust the flames are extremely bright and towards the end of the flame it fades out. i got the glow to be amped up but i have no idea ...
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“Height” render pass

I've been trying to figure out how to create a sort of mist-like gradient based on how high or low any given area is. For example, an area closer to z=0.0 would have a different value than z=1234.2. ...
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Tracked video not showing in the 3D viewport in rendered mode

When I try to composite this with my cg object it doesn't work. After completing the tracking I have set the tracking scene, but the video behind doesn't works or shows while in render mode(cycles). ...
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Masking objects so that they appear behind elements on video

I have a live-action scene which has two objects in. One is a building which replicates the building in the footage. The other is a simple cube which has rigid body physics applied to it. During the ...
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Acheiving Slit-Scan in Blender's Compositor

Is there a way to make a slit-scan technique effect in the Compositor? https://www.instagram.com/p/BV3G1tYF5Q-/
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Render Layers are not visible in compositing when I close and open the program

Every time I open a project that was already rendered I can not see the render layers in viewer node in the compositing. So I have to render them again and again every time I try to edit my ...
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Compositor updates every time I edit my mask

I am currently trying to learn video compositing and editing in blender, using 2.80. Whenever I'm masking within the image editor, the compositor does its processing on every single interaction with ...
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Colorramp node makes colors clip or blow out

I've been trying to do little special effects for some of my videos. For example I create a light emitting object that woud cast light on a black floor, later composit the black out and the finished ...
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blender 2.8 flat color for 2d animation

I want to make some thing like 2d motion graphic with blender, i have done it with blender 2.79b without ligting but with nodes, input RGB, connected directly to output. since next july blender 2.8 ...
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Keying node removing everything but the green screen

I'm just learning how to green screen. I started in Movie Clip Editor, opened a clip, added a Mask, and then switched to the Compositing tab, and added the nodes shown in the pictures. This was all ...
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Is there a way to utilize emissions in VFX?

everyone. I have a piece of footage that I have motion-tracked fairly successfully, solved the camera motion, and made it into a 3D scene with that little button on the left of the motion-tracking ...
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How to layer a video split over another with transparency?

I'm using Blender VSE as a video editor, as it's the best I've found for Linux so far. In this project, I play two characters who at one point need to appear side-by-side. Obviously I can't be in two ...
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Compositing Workflow/How to compose a render after restarting Blender?

I'm new to Blender (coming from C4D) and currenty working on an architectural visualisation like this: The Image is a placeholder because I can't show the project. I made three view layers Clay ...
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Free Compositing video tutorials in blender [duplicate]

Where can I get indepth tutorials about compositing in blender for Free? Any channel I can get such videos about compositing in blender?
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Stop motion animation/CG Environment compositing question

Hypothetically, I’m creating a stop motion animation short with CG environment plates produced in Blender. I want to create a tracking shot in which several composited stop motion models are ...
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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

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 scenes. However, it ...
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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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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 ...