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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Connecting fluid sims with dynamic paint displacement

Dynamic paint has a displace section where it moves the vertexes of a mesh, and I've used that to create a footprint going into the ground. However, I want the foot to step into a puddle, create the ...
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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)

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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Can animated Dynamic Paint textures be exported to Unity?

So I have made the following scene below. The plane has 2 textures combined with a attribute node and I animated the noise texture. With Dynamic paint I made sure that the noise texture would ...
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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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Increasing dynamic paint's wetness overtime

I need to smoothly transit vertex color from 0 (black) to 1 (white) value overtime. My setup: Plane with a vertex in center (ALT-P) is Canvas (wetmap mode) small Cube covering this center-vertex is ...
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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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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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Any idea why the Waves in Dynamic Paint decrease in size/amplitude when used on a larger plane? (given proportions and subdivisions are equal)

Long time listener, first time caller. I'll get a few details out first. I need a large plane because this project is for VR. The plane I'm working with is 800x800 because I have clipping set to 400 ...
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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?
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Dynamic paint erase paint doesnt work?

Ok, I am trying to achieve exactly what this person did with weight painting but with output to material - the circle of "intersection" depends on the proximity of the brush object to canvas, so gets ...
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Dynamic Paint Wave Data

What are some uses of the Dynamic Paint Wave Data? What does the data represent? Does it have some original intended use? Can it be used for some non artistic purpose? Can it be used more than just ...
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Dynamic Paint Image Sequence

How can the Blender User produce more usable bandwidth when creating images sequences from Dynamic Paint? As an example I may want to use a different color where wave data is active. Histogram. ...
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Dynamic Paint and Cycles and Fire Simulation

Does Dynamic Paint work with Cycles and Fire Flow in the following way? Fire is moving as determined by Dynamic Paint Vertex Group Not just a single beginning frame of Vertex Group Cycles Render not ...
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Unwanted artifacts in Dynamic Paint wetmap

I have been trying to get the effect of melted wax running down the surface of someone's face. After struggling to recreate the desired viscosity with a fluid sim, I decided to used Dynamic Paint ...
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Dynamic paint on changing geometry

I want to use dynamic paint (wave) on a mesh which geometry is changing, and it seems dynamic paint doesn't support this. The aim is to have dynamic paint a large scale object (ocean) with a small ...
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Dynamic paint not working

I'm making an animation of a stencil paint against a wall. I'm trying to resemble the graffiti painting whit dynamic paint over a logo. But I can't make it work. Assuming the issue was sited at the ...
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Dynamic Displacement for tracks doesn't appear in the final render?

I use the dynamic paint - brush, for the wheel and the dynamic paint - canvas for the plane with displacement This is the preview render animation of the tracks it looks fine, and This is the ...
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How to dynamically paint cycle materials?

I am wondering how you would dynamically paint a cycles material over another cycles material? Basically, interchange the material where the brush touches.I have tried switching between them with the ...
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How to achieve dynamic cloth pinning?

I'm having trouble trying to understant how cloth simulation pinning works. I want to modify the pinning group during animation so that I can have characters grabbing and dropping pieces of cloth ...
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How to view the vertex color of softbody distortion?

I saw a tutorial on destroying a car and realized that the tutor used a way to visualize the softbody distortion of the mesh. example gif: video reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ff7-...
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Using dynamic paint images for displacement

I have been having a lot of trouble getting this to work, and I'm hoping someone might be able to help me. I have a dynamic paint canvas (ground) on which I want to animate the tracks of a vehicle ...
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Deform Mesh with Dynamic Paint Ridges

I’m using the Displace option in the Dynamic Paint modifier to leave an indent from one sphere on another as the first sphere orbits the second. Pretty cool, right? Wrong! I have Subdivide Surface ...
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Hair particle system as dynamic paint brush not working?

I am trying to create a moving paintbrush effect using dynamic paint (in Blender 2.79). A particle system of "hair" type is the brush and a subdivided plane is the canvas. The notion is to have each ...
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Dynamic Paint Brush not working on canvas

I'm trying to get the Dynamic Paint Brush on my model to touch the Dynamic Paint Canvas and I've done this before but it's not working this time and I'm not sure why. Here is a screenshot of the ...
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How to get dynamic paint to work in cycles?

So I'm trying out dynamic paint. I set up the scene where a plane passes past a cube. I used the cube as a canvas and the plane as a brush. I generated the UVmap for the cube and used image sequence ...
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Dynamic Paint texture with Cycles

I started following this tutorial from Blender Guru to do a rainy scene. While most of it works, he's using Blender Render, and by the end the process of setting up the dynamic paint just doesn't work ...
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How to aproach painting/changing texture dynamically [duplicate]

I was wondering, if I for example have animated guy that is painting fence. How should I make it look like he is actually painting it? Like only after every stroke, the fence would change color. But I ...
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How to render Dynamic paint?

I have a Dynamic paint scene that looks cool in view port but when i render the animation nothing happens.
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How can i feed the output of the Dynamic Paint into the input of the Wireframe Node?

How can i feed the output of the Dynamic Paint into the input of the Wireframe Node (or any other Node)? So that the red areas show a bigger wireframe effect than the the blue areas. The effect ...
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Ocean modifier + wave modifier foam

I'm having foam issues! In the example below I have: 1) A boat leaving a trail of foam via dynamic paint 2) Foam on the ocean 3) A wake from a wave modifier Problem 1 The foam from the ocean ...
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How to make a particle slide across a mesh?

I was trying to create a tear drop effect and I'm using particle system and dynamic paint for this and the face of my character is a sphere(for now ;) ) and I want the tear drop to generate and slide ...
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How to achieve realistic snow roll over?

I was trying to create a snow simulation(where a ball of snow rolled through a snow field displaces the snow and the snow ball gains weight/volume as it moves along i.e gets bigger in size).So,I added ...
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How to make dynamic paint effect distinctly visible? [duplicate]

I was trying to create a painting effect (a simple brush rolled over a surface changes the color of the surface to that of the brush) with dynamic paint. So, I added a canvas and a brush, kept the ...
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how to use dynamic paint weight for texturing object?

I have a dynamic paint with surface type set to weight, which I use to displace my object. What I want to do is to apply the texture (in cycles) to my object based on the dynamic paint weight. Just ...