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questions related to the creation of specific visual effects within the compositor or just in general blender usage

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How to script the Rolling Shutter?

I am trying to script the motion blur Rolling Shutter, but I can't find any API to change it to "Top-Bottom" through the searching bar. Is there a way to set the variable "Rolling ...
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How do I achieve this realistic look?

I am trying to copy a video with Blender. I am using a HDRI world environment image but no post effects. As one can see, my version still looks different: Can anybody tell me what my scene is missing ...
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How to bake effects into a texture

I am new to Blender and the purpose of my work is to create nice .fbx files to then import them into a robotic simulator. I cannot use effects and animations in my simulator and therefore the workflow ...
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transparency flickering on composite/render

I made a motion tracking animation in blender. i go to render it and the transparency flickers on the two render layers added to the composite. Blender: 3.1.2, render: gpu, gpu: rtx 3050, OptiX. How ...
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Advice for a spaceship landing special effects?

So, I am decent at modeling and animation but NEVER done special effects before, but am working on a spaceship animation and want it to land, but have it kicking up dust as it is landing, similar to a ...
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How do you make the effect emitter in quick effects opaque?

I have tried multiple different things but they all don't work. I want to find out how to get the faces and textures back
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how to retain particle effects in one object when it is joined to another object in blender?

I created object A with some particle effects. I created object B with no effects. I want to join both the objects into one object C. But, the particle effect of object A, now part of C, Should retain ...
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How can I create a soft outer atmosphere that fades into space?

I'm creating an animation that simulates orbiting a planet. I'm having success on all fronts except for one: How can I create a soft (blurry) atmosphere that fades into space? For static images this ...
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How to do cool visual effects like those in Control (2019)? [closed]

I'd like to create visual effects reminiscent of those in Control: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecn9zGd1Qpc&t=38s&ab_channel=YungKudaShorts I like how the powers in this game distort light ...
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Create line with glow/neon effect from shapefile (with BlenderGIS) and snap it to raster

I'm sorry this is a really beginners question. So I have a shapefile as in here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1ISi20XX8BxSdHCXpB_z450GejczPgf4x?usp=sharing I import the shapefile with the ...
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Purchased object wont work in quick liquid simulation

I bought a brick on blendermarket and want to melt it with a simulation (quick effects/quick liquid). But for some reason, it does not work with this object. I have tested two other objects (a cube ...
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Blender Animated VFX

I was wondering how I would go about animating something in blender and putting it on live action footage. Like if I were to animate a ship flying and need to insert it into a live action clip in ...
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Smoke simulation not working

I am new to Blender and I am using blender 3.0 I am trying to make a smoke simulation by quick effects but the smoke simulation is not working and also I have a chimney which should work as a effector....
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I want to get this godray effect while in animation. is that possible?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Akb4P71KL0s In this video, they showing us godray effect using Volumetric Fog. in blender i can`t get only that effect. I was tested two ways to get that effect. first ...
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Portal animation plays in viewport, but not in game (UPBGE)

I created an animated portal which waves around when played, but for some reason it is completely stationary during gameplay. I linked the object and animation via logic bricks but it still does not ...
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How make a face-shaped desert storm in a blender? [closed]

I'm studying effects in Blender these days. The effect I want to make this time is a face-shaped desert storm as shown in the picture below, but it didn't go well even if I followed several tutorials. ...
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Rendered blender video stops at a frame when using speed control strip

I am trying to render a video in blender video editing 2.93.3. I added an effect strip for speed control in order to make the video faster. When I look at the video in blender, everything looks good, ...
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I'm trying to recreate my logo in Blender but I'm out of ideas

I have made this a long time ago in Photoshop 3D when it had more support for some effects and was easier to customize. I've been playing around with Blender for the first time now and i'm trying to ...
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Non-destructive explosion of vector objects

I have a logo made of little dots, and I'd like to have them 'burst out to space' without losing their individual shape in the process. I looked up for explosion effects tutorials but I got only the ...
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Flow object doesn't generate fluid

I'm trying to transform a cap into water, but every time I "bake", nothing happens. Maybe my cap is too complex, but change the resolution division in the liquid domain doesn't work. I have ...
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how to get a Noisy edge in Blender 2.8/2.9 Cycles or Eevee

I am trying to recreate a few animations using 3d. There is a certain technique in After Effects which I love which is to give your 2d vector shapes a kind of a noisy edge so it isn't so clean. See ...
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How to create “glowing eyes” effect on a video imported as an image plane

Hypothetically, I have a pre-keyed video of a stop motion animated character I created with help from my compositor of choice that I’ve added to my 3D landscape as an image plane. A key component to ...
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Liquid soaking into other objects?

How would you go about making a liquid soak into another object? (or at least give the illusion). Heres a link to the effect Im referring to. https://gfycat.com/daringaltruisticdwarfmongoose
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I want to have two light sources with different effects on them [duplicate]

Essentially my problem is that I have added volume scatter into the world shader to simulate god-rays, but I would like this effect to be applied to a specific number of lights as when I add an HDR ...
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How do you render just the reflections of smoke?

How would you go about rendering just the reflection of smoke? Im trying have smoke reflect off of text but not appear anywhere else?
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Quick explode with fade makes objects semi-transparent

Whenever I add an object in Blender, add the Quick Explosion effect, and check the "fade" checkbutton, for some reason the object (in my example, a cube) goes semi-transparent. Cube without ...
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Wind effect disappear when I bake the cloth simulation

I make a cloth simulation and bake it into animation. This process is fine. When I add a wind force play the animation. The cloth simulation is fine, too. However, When I bake this cloth simulation. ...
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Quick Explode Keyframes

I'm experimenting with quick explode. Everything works fine but I can't find the according keyframes in the timeline. I want the explosion to happen just a few keyframes later/earlier. How do I do ...
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How to Animate a letter giving it the stretchy effects [closed]

Good day, please how do i make a letter bounce in blender? like the cartoon-ish effect. Example: Just the way the letter I bounces in Pixar intro logo (https://youtu.be/eWGoXdpjU5g). Something like ...
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That hologram effect from Star Wars

So I’m trying to recreate the Princess Leia hologram effect from Star Wars. I’ve got the interlacing and transparency down. But I’m trying to nail that flicker as well as the way it glitches out/...
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How can I achieve a rolling shutter effect including material changes?

I need an improved rolling shutter effect. For example I am rotating a cube by 90 degrees and changing the color from yellow to blue at the same time. For this timeframe I use the rolling shutter ...
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No lighting in my vfx scene even tho there is a sun lamp

i did a vfx set up...and it mostly worked out but there when i render there is lighting in the scene..tried in both eevee and cycles....enter image description here
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Is it possible to create a Gaussian Pass Filter in Material Nodes?

I noticed someone did something of an image kernel here: https://blender.stackexchange.com/a/52326/94245 I was wondering if something similar is possible with a gaussian kernel to achieve TRUE ...
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Creating Disney-style circular fireworks

How to create the curved firework which is at the end of the Disney's movie-intro? I am talking about this (video link): https://youtu.be/k9bUTfFF3_4?t=20
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2D Animation Rendered View is green

Alot of the 2D ANimation tutorials I'm watching apply this sick Rim Effect that creates a cast shadow/highlight on the desired objects (Grease pencil strokes), however, I can't see it being applied. ...
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Text-in-sand effect in blender

How can a blowing-sand-revealing-text effect like this be achieved in blender? (Due to limitations on file size, the GIF is of very low quality. A high quality version: https://imgur.com/a/nrsmkCc) I ...
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How to make trails that look like this below?

I'm trying to remake this logo from Hanna-Barbera in Blender 2.79. I've tried using a Bezier Curve with the rectangle trail effect inside, but it just doesn't work. I know how to use Nodes, so I am ...
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How to create this in modern Blender (3.0) [closed]

6 years ago i created a short blender effect movie see youtube video here Now many years later i wonder how one would create it with current latest versions of Blender. I'm not sure how i made it in ...
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How to reproduce this kind of bright effect animate on Blender?

I need help to reproduce this kind of bright effect on Blender, but I want to animate it as well, the animation could be it just turning around in circle. What do I need to search about to recreate ...
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Is it possible to make an afterimage (multiple exposure) like effect in EEVEE 2.9?

I'm trying to make an afterimage like effect, don't know if that's actually what its called, but can't figure it out nor can I find anyone talking about it, at least for EEVEE. I've tried particle ...
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Why rendered video ends before its duration?

I have 60 min screencast from my desktop. I want to speed up it so it fit in 5 min I have selected strip > Add > Effect strip > Speed control Scaled strip size so it fits within 5 min(with ...
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Blag Fog/Obsure/Darken Character Face

Making a videogame in unity! Till the end of the game the player can't see the protagonist's face (the game is 3d from the top), he wears a hoodie and a mantel that cover most of his body all the time ...
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Eevee transparency together with reflections

I'm testing out the capabilities of the eevee render engine. I have a cube object with a mix shader of a principled bsdf and a transparent bsdf. The idea is to move a wave texture across the object ...
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VSE: Turning split screen on and off when using multicam

I have been experimenting with the multicam feature in VSE. I recorded a scene with three cameras and have managed to switch from camera to camera with the multicam feature. Works nicely. What I'm ...
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Hand scribble effect without using modifier

I know I could easily achieve this kind of effect using Build modifier. but I realize I can't export the animation using modifiers into gltf. Is there any other way or idea that doesn't have to use ...
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Iron man thrusters with realism

I was making a simple iron man animation for one of my projects. Now,i wanted to make him fly. For that,i need to make his thrusters. This is the what i am trying to make-- [1 After messing around ...
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How to create effect that looks like an acetylene torch cut steel plate [duplicate]

I wanted to have some text cut out of a steel plate, but I wanted hot/glowing edges as if it has just been cut. So far I did Created a plane and bent/dented it with sculpting Add a solidify modifier ...
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Tip for create shine effect

i am beginner in blender. I started modelling hard surface (roulette with slot machine reel). Now I want to add light effect (like light spirals, jet fires, ...) in cycles. I dont know create this ...
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Smoke Generation "Unpaired" from Object / Broken Quick Effect Smoke

So I am trying to use blenders quick effect smoke but I am stopped every time I try because the smoke gen isn't sticking with the object I am using. I have tried following tutorials, but this doesn't ...
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How Can I create this Slime dripping down effect?

I want to create this cool looking Slime Effect in Blender with a Mesh: I researched a bit for an answer, but I could not find something useful. To be clear I want to use a basic Mesh like a Cube or ...
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