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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How to have 2 or more dynamic paints on a single object?

I have a Waved Object (Blue surface) that need to Wet the Red Cubes fall into it, how to make that happen? Only one Dynamic paint can be applied to surface at a time, Is it possible to cache, or ...
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How do i make Dynamic Paint use the deformed mesh normals?

I've been trying to use the displacement option from the Dynamic Paint physics modifier after an Armature modifier, but it seems that the normals used for the displacement direction are from the raw ...
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Masking influence of dynamic paint

I've currently got scene where a mesh with a "waves" Dynamic Paint modifier which is controlled by a particle system with a Dynamic Paint brush. However, the dynamic paint is influencing ...
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How to increase ocean foam?

I created an ocean simulation in which a ship passes and displaces the ocean but the problem here is that the foam is not visible or less visible in camera view. How do I increase the foam cover area? ...
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Dynamic Paint on Mantaflow Fluid Simulation doesn't work well to create wet map

I've been messing around with dynamic paint to create wet map for fluid sim in the past couple of days. It's hard to put this into word but, I still can't figure out why the paint kept skipping some ...
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Dynamic Paint object should be brush and canvas at the same time

I have a ship that sails on the ocean in the rain. The ship is set as brush because it leaves a trail in the ocean. The raindrops that come down should now also leave a trace on the ship's deck with ...
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How to show dynamic paint from the compositing

I am generating synthetic images of the sea with boat on it. I want to create a mask for these images with a different color for the sea, boats and their wakes. I had no problem to assign a different ...
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animate Scaling part of an object driven by another object

So the idea is, i want to animate "Scale" an object driven by another object visual representation: 2. its kinda hard to describe, but i want an object/empty to drive an object's scale / ...
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How to use dynamic paint with constrained objects

I need to apply dynamic paint to an object (say OB1) that is constrained to another (OB2)! The problem is that although OB1 is moving by changing OB2 location, its "real" position is fixed ...
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Problem with Baking Dynamic Paint with Ocean modifier

I've got problem with baking Dynamic paint which I use to make wave from Brush object and foam trail from it. And I use Ocean modifier This is how it looks in viewport without baking, it should look ...
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Dynamic Paint Ocean with Shrinkwrap

This is close to the common ocean + dyn. paint problem but i wanted to take it a step further unfortunately. So i want to create an animation with several floating ships that travel along their paths. ...
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Dynamic paint renders only paint (foam) OR only waves (displacement a ball creates)

I am making an ocean and playing around the setting to create a foam and waves that a boat would make. I am learning from youtube and found this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smArCTzxGpE. I tried to ...
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Is there a way to create a dynamic paint object/brush that absorbs wave motion rather than reflect it?

Within dynamic paint, let's say there was a wave incident on an object (a wall created by a mesh cube, for example), but rather than reflect the wave, you would like it to absorb (completely damp) ...
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can you have two brushes in dynamic painting? [closed]

Not getting the other brush to function , my question is that can you have two brushes in dynamicpainting painting the same canvas. ?
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Dynamic paint gone when render

I have a ocean scene where i had a ship model and i want to create foam of the ship with dynamic paint, but when i render the dynamic paint foam was gone. I tried to bake the dynamic paint but what ...
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I want to get vertex color data from a video file in dynamic paint, I used initial color to link image and video texture to the dynamic paint settings

I want to use dynamic paint to get an output for use outside of Blender so the only export I want is vertex colour. Hence to use images and videos as vertex colour in Dynamic Paint I found out that I ...
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Blender Brush doesn´t work in Ocean Modifier

I just get stuck with what is actually probably a simple matter. I'm relatively new to Blender, so maybe I just overlooked something small here. I have a ship on an ocean that should leave a trail in ...
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Dynamic Paint - “Use Object material” for Brush removed in Blender 2.8?

Blender 2.79 has the option to use the material color as the brush. Did 2.8 remove this option? Has it something to do with Blenders internal render getting removed or what's the reason? My goal is to ...
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I want to add keyframes for a “Dynamic Paint” modifier setting “Alpha” Using Python

When creating a brush using python I can set the Alpha state using this. bpy.context.object.modifiers["Dynamic Paint"].brush_settings.paint_alpha = 0 ...
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Why is my dynamic paint image sequence coming out blank?

I am trying out a project with blood smudging on the floor, and doing it with vertex mode is cooking my potato laptop, when I tried to bake it into an image sequence, its coming out blank. I have ...
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How to create physically accurate boat moving through water

I am am making a short realistic animation of a sailboat going through the ocean. I have an ocean modifier with the time animated. I have a plane shrink wrapped to the ocean and the sailboat model ...
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Dynamic Paint is slightly shifted

I'm using dynamic paint to simulate a marker on a paper using true-to-life dimensions. The brush is set to use proximity (distance 0.001) and I notice that the resultant paint is offset a couple ...
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3D slicing using Dynamic Paint leaves holes where there shouldnt be any

I am using dynamic paint to take slices as an image sequence through a prexisting mesh (also created in blender). For this I create a plane and set that as a canvas which passes through my mesh object ...
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Brush effect only on 1 Canvas in Dynamic paint

Why does Dynamic paint Brushes affect all Canvases in the scene even if they are on different layers? How do make certain brush affect only certain canvas? OK, I figured it out how to fix it. Just ...
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2.9 Dynamic Paint Image Sequences Not Working (Nothing was painted on)

I've been trying to recreate a project similar to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMDiSEl2WdE My probem occured when I tried to generate the 180 frames of image sequences of the dynamic paint ...
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How do I deform a plane with an image sequence texture?

I'm trying to animate a duck swimming along my floor and have the floor deform like its liquid using dynamic paint waves. So I took some footage and tracked a plane onto the floor. I then used the ...
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How to create a spaceship and force field transition effect

I have put together a scene in which a space fighter exits a force field from a carrier. I would like to create an effect that when the fighter flies through the force field, the field glows darker as ...
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Is there a way to make dynamic paint affect the reaction diffusion from tissue?

I've been experimenting with the tissues reaction-diffusion, but I can't find a way to render the animation so I'm trying to control it with the dynamic paint, using some spheres to paint, but the ...
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Dynamic Paint multiple color

I'm trying to do 2 color on a canvas with 2 brushes. I understood that it was necessary to use a collection per brush On the other hand I have no idea how to make the nodes to have the 2 colors. ...
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time shifting of either solved tracked camera or 'dynamic paint' baking

I am trying to add an animated ship to the real footage of the ocean. I have the solved camera from the footage. I have the ship model. Now I need some wake waves. I can get them using dynamic paint, ...
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Particles too fast for dynamic painting

I am trying to run a rain simulation where the rain drops (particles) dynamically paint the floor based on this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35bbyAJodEQ (for reference). Setting all that ...
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3D viewport doesn't update during animation render

I'm trying to render an animation, however the 3D viewport doesn't update to match the frame being rendered, which is an issue as I'm using dynamic painting. In essence, I'm trying to render a laser ...
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How to make the weight vertex visible in “Object mode”?

How did he do it so that in "Object mode" he can see the weight vertex? - Video
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Blender performance not improving when disabling viewport physics but does when deleting it

I'm having a very simple problem. I'm using dynamic paint to create ripples on a plane mesh. Something perplexing is happening; when I disable the Dynamic Paint viewport icon (so that it will only ...
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Dynamic Paint Ignoring Part of Mesh

Trying to make raindrops dripping across the hood of a car. There are particles colliding and sliding along the hood. The particles are a Dynamic Paint Brush and the hood is a canvas. This is what ...
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Using hair particles as dynamic brush

I am trying to create an animation with dynamic paint, where a brush is cleaning of a surface from some dirt via displacement. Problem is, that I can't find a solution for this interaction. When I use ...
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Snow Simulation Particle Accrual Problem

I'm trying out a winter scene. I figured I'd follow this tutorial by CG Geek. The aim of the project is to create snowfall and then have that snowfall paint the ground layer as well as apply ...
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How to get the color of a vertex group with python?

Is it possible to get the color of a vertex group that is coloured with dynamic paint? I have a mesh of tree which was created from particle instance and then applied. Then I joined all of that to ...
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How can I generate objects with dynamic paint?

I would like to make sticks grow out of the ground following a dynamic paint brush, can somebody tell me how that works? Kind regards, Jakob
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I can't see Dynamic Paint neither in viewport nor in render, why?

I am trying to draw a line on an object with dynamic paint. I am following this tutorial on my 2.8 Blender version. Make an object draw a line? I can't see any paint neither in viewport nor in render. ...
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dynamic paint canvas waves in viewport is different in render

I have a blender scene and there is a dynamic paint simulation with objects going into water however the thing is that in the viewport the fluid simulation spreads out fully and good however in the ...
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Painting with smoke

I'm trying to paint with smoke. As described in the dynamic paint guide on miikahweb and shown on his Youtube channel. Is this still possible in blender 2.9/2.8? If so, how?
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How to make dynamic paint work with rigid body interactions during animation playback

I'm trying to dynamically wave paint a passive, rigid body, wave-modified plane canvas with an active, rigid body, sphere brush via dynamic animation playback. The dynamic painting works when changing ...
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Unable to automate Dynamic Paint baking through Blender's API

I am not new to python, but I am to the Blender API and I am attempting to write a small script to automate the baking process for groups of canvases. I started with a test group called Panels, using ...
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What is the difference between using an image sequence vs vertex paint with Dynamic Paint?

I am kinda new at Blender and 3d modeling so this will be a newbie question. While I am trying to do some rain tutorials I saw image sequence option to make animation with dynamic paint but after a ...
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Activating the Paintmap and wetmap attribute to multiple objects

I'm working on a project that involves the use of dynamic paint, i have just one brush but over 100 canvases because i used the crack-it addon. How do i enable the wetmap and paintmap to all cracked ...
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How do I achieve this 'dynamic cracking" effect in 2.8?

Im trying to achieve this effect in 2.8, any help would be great! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05tEg_Im6Bk
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Using Dynamic Paint To Spawn Particles Through Vertex Groups

What is causing the particle system to not follow the density group? Use modifier stack is enabled, both objects are well subdivided and the canvas object is an unmodified plane.
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I want to create wet trails from an image sequence. Is it possible to use an image sequence as a brush? Or are there other alternatives?

I created an image sequence in After Effects to use as a bump map for a texture. I also want to use that image sequence as a 'paint brush' so that I can get wet 2d streaks that are left behind and ...
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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 ...