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Animation Render Glitches

I have been struggling with this issue for some time now. Every once in a while, when I render a frame it will have bizarre...glitches, is all I can call them. Animations are where this is most ...
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Is it possible in the compositing to move, rotate, and stale layers in a interactive mode

Move, rotate, scale layers in the compositing changing only parameters of the node is very mechanic and slow there is an other way to do it in Blender or using Addons. Because do it in After effects ...
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Box Mask won't Translate

I'm compositing movies, a man on a green screen over a beach scene. I have used a Box Mask to exclude some rubbish in the edges of the green screen shot. This all works fine - see screenshot. Of ...
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Diffuse Colour not showing in compositing render layers

I'm new to blender from cinema 4d and am trying to get my head around the render layers and file output nodes so I can combine my passes in Nuke. I have all my render layers setup inside Blender and ...
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My object isn't tracking with the empty in final render but it's fine in my layout and 3-d viewport

My graphic tracks with the empty (the running man) fine in my viewport but is almost completely disjointed in my final render Could you help me see why [https://i.imgur.com/YH5vSnp.gifv] is fine in my ...
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Blender 2.8 Time Nodes for 2d Animation

I am pretty much a blender newbie but here is what I am trying to accomplish: Basically I want to create a simple 2d animation using nodes. I created this simple network which changes the color over ...
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How to add thickness to transparent material from image? [duplicate]

I have this object with a material I created with an image, how can I manage to add thickness to it ? I already tried adding the solidify modifier but could not get any result... Here is a screenshot ...
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Blender color reduction

I'm trying to post-process my render to achieve a low color depth look. For some reason the image becomes darker and the render do not really matches the look I want. Exporting the not post-...
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compositer scale node translates image diagonally downwards

when I use the scale node it commonly also slightly translate the image towards the bottom left. in this example I'm up scaling an image to a frame exactly 2x its original size as you can see there ...
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Compositing and motion tracking the object is bright but see through

The object will end up transparent but I don't know how to explain it. This is a compositing issue I have tried using a mix node and aplha over node with different FAC values and get a product worse ...
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Compositing a transparent helmet

A reference for what I'm going for. Trying to composite a helmet similar to what is seen below but onto a photo of a dog. Here is my background plate. I'm having a difficult time making it look like ...
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When I render my image, and select composite and combined for the render view, only one of the layers is showing

I followed a tutorial on YouTube about how to make a planet in blender. Unfortunately, he didn't show you how to render it. The tutorial has a planet layer, and an atmosphere layer. Then in a ...
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denoise node not available under compositing in blender 2.8

I was following blender gurus new donut tutorial. after modelling the donut, i rendered it once, went into compositing to add a denoiser node to the rendered image. but if i search it, its not ...
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How to make transparent background from halo material

i spending many hour following this tutorial,when i finished it and try to change the background to transparent the result is not what i want.So how i achieve this for vfx on my movie. This is the ...
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Rendered motion track is jittery despite low solve error (0.3)

I have done some motion tracking and overlayed a 3D model onto my tracked footage. The track itself seemed promising, with a solve error of about 0.3 (after a lot of fiddling). Scrubbing through the ...
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How to do cyclical compositing?

I am trying to simulate the effect of long exposure on cameras. Using motion blur is a good strategy for short exposures but when I want an extra large exposure (to do some sort of light painting) the ...
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How to render multiple scenes at once, composite, and save as ONE file in Blender 2.8?

Similar questions on here seem to refer to rendering two different scenes for the purpose of multiple outputs. I want to composite BOTH scenes together in Blender's compositor and then export as one ...
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Compositor distorts some part of image vs blender cycle

I am trying to use compositing nodes to overlay some object above the other (eye browse over the face). The resulted image is partially distorted compared to normal cycle. I am not sure why. Please ...
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Is there some way I can update the viewer node during background rendering to output the correct results?

I'm rendering several images from one blender file and I would like to manipulate the pixels of the render output directly. I implemented the workaround from https://blender.stackexchange.com/a/71264/...
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(SOLVED) Multiple meshes don't show up in final render, but show up in viewport with and without rendering on

[EDIT] I figured out the issue. My file management setup in the outliner was pretty terrible, there were random collections that messed with what the project rendered. I just moved all the meshes into ...
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Different View Transform & Look settings per layer in compositor

I have a scene with two view layers. The first view layer contains a starship ans is designed for the Filmic View Transform in Render tab and for the Look set to None. The second view layer ...
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Blender compositing, blur node problem

I am using mask for motion tracking scene, and I want use blur for mask in compositing. what is problem: blender node is bluring mask and make it larger, that causes problem for me, is it possible to ...
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Are there any other ways besides motion tracking?

I have an animated model with vertex parented empties (img 1) I need to transfer these positions to another blend file so that they are on the same z coordinate. And so that there was a camera on top. ...
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Blender 2.8 compositor isn't saving me any time?

I'm trying to squeeze out some animation highlights for a sizzle reel and wanted to save time by reusing my background with the compositor. Here is what was being rendered before I used a transparent ...
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Z-Combine desaturates reflection Layer

I am trying to combine some layer in the compositor with Z-Combine but in the last step the reflection is loosing its color. In the top of the first picture you can see the part of compositing that ...
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Compositing video footage into a 3d scene?

I am trying to composite some footage of a person that has been chroma keyed into a scene of a dark room with flickering lights. My problem is that I don't even know how I would get close to making it ...
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why blender motion track didn't render the movie?

I build a motion tracking animation, but the render result didn't shows my video. I make sure my nodes are linked right. what's wrong with my animation? please help me!
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How to control 2 light sources glare in one composite image?

https://i.imgur.com/3P9IzdY.png How can I rework this node system in the compositor so I can have the glare be different for two different objects emitting light within a single image render?
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Mist with Photo in compositing

I have a problem with Mist. I am compositing a photo with blender, using the cool mist tool. The problem is I don't have any clue how to exclude the foliage over my cosplayer model. This is my cycles ...
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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 ...