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, vertex weights, image sequences, waves, or displacement. Use this tag for all of your questions pertaining to the use of Dynamic Paint.

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Animating appearing/extending strip with gaps

As i am new to blender i decided to learn by recreating some animations which have some interesting problems, and gain more knowledge about how tv intros are being done, collecting some parody intros ...
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Dynamic Paint not showing in rendered image

To make it simple: I have a project using dynamic paint. In the viewport the dynamic paint works as it's supposed to work. But when rendering it the dynamic paint doesn't show/gets rendered. I really ...
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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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Ink on Porous Paper or Water Bleed Effect

I have seen some rather incredible results out there using smoke and dynamic paint, and as such, I am curious if anyone can come up with a clever simulation of ink onto paper, or, closely, ink into ...
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Is it Possible to Dynamically Change Object Materals?

For example, make an object glossier after touching another mesh, to make it look wet (dynamic paint?) Or make it appear burned after being close to a flame simulation? (particles + dynamic paint?) ...
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Dynamic Paint Cycles - How do you make waves caused by an object to turn white?

So I am trying to simulate a motorboat using a sphere in Blender Cycles using dynamic paint. So the sphere goes across the water and causes waves but I want the waves to slightly turn a whitish color ...
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Adding Imprints On Objects

How do you add an imprint to an object in blender cycles? Such as a footprint on a piece of wood like on this image:
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How do I use Dynamic Paint with the Image Sequence setting?

Dyanmic Paint has two possibilities for the "Format": Vertex and Image Sequence. I've been able to do it with Vertex, but when I do it with the Image Sequence setting, I'm able to output the .png ...
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Can't seem to get dynamic paint waves to behave correctly

I'm trying to create the waves made by a ship as is sails. I've had success doing this with vertex displacement, but as I'm going to use it in a large body of water and from a distance I can't ...
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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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Dynamic Paint with object material in cycles

How do I use dynamic paint (cycles) to paint with an object with texture. The dynamic paint / brush in BI seems to have a “use object material” setting to allow the brush to use the paint from a ...
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Can we use the shape of an object that is instanced to particles with dynamic paint

So the general setup here is to use an animated particle emitter set as dynamic paint brush, which will cause deformations on another object set as dynamic paint canvas. The latter object has its ...
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How to bake dynamic paint surfaces headlessly?

I have had a look at Baking smoke on a headless machine, however, I cannot figure out my way from there to bake dynamic paint on a headless machine. This is what I have come up with by now: ...
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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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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,...