Questions tagged [dynamic-paint]

Dynamic paint is a modifier and physics system introduced in Blender 2.6x that can turn objects into paint canvases and brushes, creating vertex colors, image sequences or displacement.

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How do I make the object I set as a dynamic paint brush invisible in the render?

I am trying to animate this scene where I want a wave effect with a Dynamic paint system. The Plane is acting as my canvas while and a (hidden) sphere is acting as my brush. However when I render it ...
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Dynamic paint - bake multiple displacement surfaces

I'm trying to simulate sand build up after something dips into it (with dynamic painting). I'm using two parented spheres as brushes (one bigger one smaller). The smaller one is in collection "...
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Why does my dynamic paint not work?

i'm animating a little scene with a puddle in it, and for the ripples i used the dynamic paint wave efffect. it shows up fine in vieport mode and rendered mode, but when i render it just goes away. i'...
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Baked wetmap looks different than non baked

I have an ocean (canvas) and some rocks (brushes). While running it without bake, it looks good (low res though). Then I try baking it so I can increase resolution, and it paints only a part. I've ...
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Dynamic paint not permanent in rendered video, also no particles

I have tried to recreate a youtube tutorial (by tutor4u) of a text machine in Blender, version 2.82a. See video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1rOfkEURUA I followed the tutorial step-by-step, but ...
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Can't get 2 Dynamic Paint Canvases to render at once - Blender 2.8

Trying to render both the waves and trail of a boat using 2 dynamic paint canvases, one of the Waves Surface Type, and one of the Paint Surface Type. The two show up together perfectly in the viewport,...
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Blender 2.8 - Why does the Waves Surface Type not have an output panel?

We need the wave data generated on a Dynamic Paint canvas as a data layer in Blender 2.8, but realized that there is no Output panel available when Waves is selected as the Dynamic Paint Surface Type. ...
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“Rain - Dynamic Paint problem” - how can I get all hits to register in the image sequence?

I am trying to make a rain simulation for a work project, and create wet maps and splashes on impact etc. Everything is working except for one basic thing. The wet map is only picking up about half ...
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How to Multiply Particles Dynamic Weight Paint?

When I let Dynamic Paint to paint by particles weight on Canvas (lets say by weight of value 0.1), another particle that paint on top of previous is not multiplied. Like when ten particles with ...
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Dynamic Paint; invisible object is acting as brush anyhow

I model a concrete structure in which water is rising and falling and would like to create wet walls using dynamic paint (Blender 2.81). Rising and falling water are modelled by two (or more) meshes ...
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Weird artefacts on tire track in sand? Anyone with an idea on this?

I have an animation with a VW Phoenix truck driving along a sand beach. It creates the desired tire tracks as can be seen. The subdivision of the surface is reasonably good, as can be seen on the ...
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Mask modifier not rendering

I applied a mask modifier to a sphere object. When I preview the render, the object is visible with the mask showing correctly: However, when I render the scene, the object is invisible: Not sure if ...
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Can't see weight surface in dynamic paint

I'm applying dynamic paint to an object but when I use a Weight surface type, it doesn't change colors (normally it turns blue) but it is affected by the brush object. Am I missing something? Should I ...
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How to enlarge dynamic paint cache size (Blender 2.8)?

I try to create 900-frame animation using dynamic paint in Blender 2.8. When I try to play animation or bake all dynamics calculations are made until frame #250 and that's all. Does anyone know ...
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Not getting Dynapaint to work in 2.81a

Been trying to get dynapaint to paint weights using a brush on a canvas but it is not showing up or doing anything. When i turn on displace it works fine. I linked the brush, saved the file, cached, ...
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Dynamic paint Displace not rendering

I have been trying for the past couple of hours to render an animation with dynamic paint displace, but while it works in the viewport, it does not show up in the render. These are a few things I have ...
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Difference between a paintmap and wetmap

Can somebody explain to me what is the difference between a paintmap and a wetmap? I'm currently studying dynamic painting and wondering the difference between these two outputs.
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Dynamic Paint doesnt work with 60fps and rigid body (noob) v2.81.16

Here is the blend file. I have no idea. I just want to render this in 60fps (250frames) but everytime I try, the rigid bodies are 2.0 speed or the dynamic paint doesnt show up at all. Can you please ...
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Dynamic paint is not working properly when set to weight paint on Blender 2.8

So I'm trying to use this icoshpere to trace a weight paint path down this rock. I want to create an animation where grass is spontaneously from the top of the rock to the bottom. Unfortunately, after ...
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Dynamic paint does not work on canvas in paint mode

EDIT!.. Ok my problem is now very small as i appear to have figured everything else out so far. I dont seem to be able to use any object as a dynamic brush on any other object setup as a canvas. I ...
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Dynamic paint waves not working

For my first Blender project, I'm trying to recreate this effect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeGHNcOedAw. It was going really well, until he said 'now, let's see if it works', and it did work for ...
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Displacement node generated geometry not triggering dynamic paint canvas

I'm having a really beautiful scene with a terrain generated completely with nodes on cycles, with displacement nodes playing a key role. Now I wanted to add clouds to the scene, and to reference gaps ...
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Character wiping fog off a mirror using dynamic paint

I've been making a scene where a character wipes fog and water droplets off a mirror to reflect themselves. I made a dynamic paint sequence using the character as the brush, but i cant work out the ...
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Is it possible to only bake the last frame of image sequence in dynamic paint?

In dynamic paint image sequence mode has a benefit of creating high resolution image fairly fast, but is it possible with some console cmd or script just to skip creation of some frames as images? ...
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Dynamic Paint Not Showing On Viewport Nor Render?

I am using Blender 2.8 and I tried to use dynamic paint on Suzanne painted with a sphere. I am using the default settings on both the brush and the canvas, and when I view it on the viewport with all ...
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Diffraction of a wave passing through double slits

I am trying to create an animation of a wave propagating and passing through a double slit to undergo diffraction. The effect is something similar to the image attached: I have played with the wave ...
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Anyone know how to preview Dynamic Paint weight properly in 2.8?

Does anyone know how to 'see' Dynamic Paint in 'weight' mode in Blender 2.8? I've trawled this link- https://developer.blender.org/T56349 And this looks like how you're supposed to do it- We have ...
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dynamic painting problem

so when i made the object "plane as canvas and uv sphere as a brush" i have subdivided the plane into many subdivisions then i add a circle path to make the uv sphere follow on the circle path once i ...
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Animating blood dripping down surface of mesh

Can anybody please point me in some kind of direction for animating blood/tears/whatever dripping down the surface of a mesh? Maybe particularly the "correct" method a studio would actually use? I've ...
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Fluid being absorbed by a plane (cloth) [duplicate]

I want to make an animation similar to the gif, i want a drop (of water) to fall and to be absorbed by the cloth. I have the cloth texture and a fluid simulation with dynamic paint that creates the ...
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keep initial weights with dynamic paint

I have a plane with hand drawn vertex weights and I'm trying to dynamically paint onto it during animation. The problem is that if I set the dynamic paint vertex output to the same vertex groups with ...
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Unpainted object

I'm painting letters with a series of key frames. As the brush nears the top the painting stops. I've tried changing the size of the brush, the paint source from volume to volume + proximity. but it ...
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Dynamic paint simulations very slow on good hardware configuration

Have a question regarding dynamic simulations in blender 2.80 eevee. I have a canvas from a plane 40x40m with 100 subdivisions, smooth sade and subdivision level of two. My hardware: CPU: AMD ...
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Mesh is visible with Dynamic Paint Image Sequence WETMAPS

I am trying to create a fluid scene where the object will have a gloss to simulate wetness after the fluid rolls off the object. I have the node setup working fine, but the wetmaps for dynamic paint ...
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Set Animation Nodes to work with animated baking

I am not able to bake texture sequences with AN generated mesh (like Dynamic Paint or Animated Render baker add-on). It looses vital data on frame change, thus confusing baking. I tried to use ...
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Dynamaic Paint Not Spreading Blender 2.79b

Following the tutorial Freezing/Frost Text Effect. I get to the 9 min 03 sec. where we test the spreading of the paint. I can only get 3 of my letters to paint (see gif below). The tutorial only ...
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Where is the Name option in dynamic paint canvas v 2.79

I am trying to follow this "Freezing/Frost Text Effect" tutorial from version 2.65 on how to add frost to text. At 3 min 47 sec he changes the name of the canvas in the dynamic paint section. I don'...
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How to follow dynamic paint brush direction with object in Blender V2.80 beta and 2.79b?

I am floating this boat on an ocean, created with the ocean modifier. I use dynamic paint to move the boat on the surface of the water with the help of a 'cage' which contains the boat inside it, with ...
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Dynamic Paint texture bake fails

I'm fairly new to blender, and there's something I can't manage to solve. I'm making a simulation with dynamic paint, and I want the mask as a texture, so no vertex paint but an image sequence. I set ...
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How to best create a “hand print” on a rigged model using said rigged model

I am trying to make a character touch part of their own body, and in turn make that part of the body conform to the shape of the hand (as skin does when you poke at it). So far I have tried to use ...
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Help with transitioning color with dynamic paint

I am trying to create an effect where the color (green) spreads from the center and then regresses with a certain path. The only way I have been able to do this so far has been through the dynamic ...
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Animating Dynamic Paint with noise texture

so I'm trying to recreate this effect https://twitter.com/Erisdraw3D/status/1056931358185086976 and I've gotten as far as having the white area around a rock, but I've been struggling with animating ...
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Getting Color Values Produced by Dynamic Paint

I am having trouble with the python code to get the colors of vertices when using Dynamic Paint. If I try painting a cube using the Vertex Paint mode I can get the rgb values of the vertices using the ...
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Is it possible to bake dynamic paint waves simulation as a black and white displacement map texture?

I am working with the dynamic paint waves function to simulate ripples along the surface of a sphere. I was wondering if it is possible to bake the deformation into a black and white displacement map ...
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Dynamic paint waves: How do I change color of

I'm new to blender and love the dynamic paint waves function. I'm wondering if anyone knows how to change the color of a material based on movement of the ripples simulated on the canvas layer. sort ...
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How do I create a dynamic paint obstacle?

I want to make an obstacle for a brush so if the brush's paint goes outside the box it doesn't paint My goal is to make any faces outside the box to not get painted, I tried giving the box a brush to ...
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Dynamic Paint to select vertices in edit mode

Is there a way to use Dynamic Paint to make a selection of vertices to then be able to delete in edit mode. I would like to use a brush to accurately select a specific shape from a dense mesh. Thanks ...
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How to projection paint an artistic (and not straight draw) of a face on a 3d model

Let's say that I want to project paint the image below : on a 3d model,what methods you suggest to me ? I'm trying to use the classic project painting tecnique,but the problem is that the picture is ...
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Can i weight paint a logo?

Hi i woul like to paint my logo on a weighmap for my grass system but i cant figure out how to change the brush or use a texture like in texture paint mode. Is it nor possible? Should i draw the logo ...
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how can I invert the weight paint of dynamic paint?

I have a surface with all vertex weith set to 1, when the object set to brush in dynamic paint came over, the vertex must be setted to weight 0. Any solution?