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Questions tagged [effects]

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

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Using blender as a video editor, what's the best way to add a box around part of the video?

What's the best way of how would I should go about adding something as simple as this?
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How to create reeling (spool) effect?

I'm a newbie to Blender. I would like to know if we can create reeling effect (Cloth spooling around a cylindrical object). I found couple of tutorials in which a map is rolled up... but it rolls up ...
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Possible to combine wipe transition with Transform zoom effect strip?

Wondering if it's possible to combine a wipe transition where one clip is normal zoom and the other clip is zoomed in with a transform effect strip. How do i do this / is it possible?
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Blender energy effects

I'm not even sure how to word this question but here we go. So im trying to have one of my character fire a ki blast from his palm (anime style). Now in terms of the effects. Would i do that while ...
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How to create “masking effect” with which parts of object gradually show until it's fully visible?

In After Effects I can use an alpha matte to make the parts of an object appear gradually until it's fully visible. How can I do that in Blender? Basically, I'd like to make some sort of intro like ...
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How can I make hair that looks like it's flowing in water?

I want to make a scene featuring a killer mermaid. I've run into two big issues: the flow of the hair and the effect of her prey's blood in the water, though I've put the blood thing into a separate ...
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How to create a “shrinking” smoke?

Recently I watched a film the Wandering Earth. There is a scene where the planet Earth produces a "smoke" trail behind when moving. The trail is almost static (very slow smoke flow). It shrinks ...
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Darkening/Lightening camera change effect

How can I make the view darken to black before changing the camera and then fade back again after the view has changed - as in the linked video. https://youtu.be/R70HeSY2q-U
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smoke + world volume scatter issue

I have a volume scatter in my world settings at .1, and while trying to use a simple quicksmoke I'm getting black artifacts around the effect white artifacts using branched path tracing the whole ...
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Creating custom or repeated transition effects in the VSE

Let's say I want to create a video with a large number of fairly complex transitions --- for the sake of argument, let's consider an old-fashioned carousel project slideshow. On each transition, the ...
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How to turn normal lights in a video to have more volume

So I saw this video on Aquaman-style Visual Effects, and I kind of understood how that worked. The problem was that the tutorial was made in After Effects, which I do not have access to, so I decided ...
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how to do rays trough stone fissure

Hello guys I want to simulate a morning sun shining trough this stone gap like seen in the pictures below. It would help me extremely when you could explain it rough how i could achieve smth like on ...
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How do I make glowing line?

I have a question here. I'm doing an animation where there's a glowing line coming out from a globe (like what in the video down below), but i don't know how to do the exact effect in Blender. ...
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How to change effect strip input in Video Editor?

Let's say I have a cross fade track from Track A to Track B. Now I decide to create a gaussian blue effect strip over Track A, let's call it Track C Now I want the cross fade from Track C to Track B, ...
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Voxelize VFX and Particles

I'm creating a voxel Unity Game, and i want to know if i can i voxelize vfx and/or particles? for example: voxelize a explosion effect, and create a voxel explosion Video Examples: https://www....
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Is there an Echo effect for animating in blender?

I used to be a heavy user of After Effects, I am wondering if there is a similar effect to echo in Blender. That is used for simultaneously showing a specific animation in the future and the past ...
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How to create a hyperspace window effect? [closed]

I would like to create the hyperspace window from the Stargate series. I tried dynamic paint, many different textures (mostly combining gradient and noise), different texture coordinates, displacement ...
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Transition effect (common material to grid material)

Please tell me how i can achieve this transition effect. Only Compositing? Or can this effect be achieved in another way? Suppose I want to apply this transition effect to only one mesh in the scene.
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Eevee film grain type filter?

I have been searching on Google if there is any scratches/film grain type filter for Eevee while in realtime? Is this kind of filter even possible in Eevee. I have seen it done in game engines. Or ...
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Creating a delayed blur effect?

I would like to recreate an effect similar to that seen at this timestamp in the following video of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3d: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-FoQ1XNoGM&t=462 I believe this was ...
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How do I create an explosion VFX with the person in the video jumping through the flames and smoke?

I'm trying to achieve the effect shown in the picture using footage of an actor diving and then creating the explosion in blender. I can use masking to get the actor to appear in front of the flames ...
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Dotted mesh render

How can I create a special shader/render effect where geometry gets rendered - not in wireframe - but in 80's computer-like dots.
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Is it possible to edit after effects templates in blender or any other program?

I have few after effects templates. I was wondering if I can edit them in any of the free alternatives to after effects like blender. What would you suggest?
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Plasma Flare effect

Is there a way to achieve a plasma effect as found in Halo? I want to create the blue plasma/flame effect not as an animation but just an image.
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How to bake textures with compositing applied?

How to bake textures with compositing applied? I do some compositing with Compositing Nodes and I want to apply it to all of my baked textures. In other words I wanna bake with post-processing to bake ...
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How to nest a glowing cube inside a larger cube in and render using Cycles?

Hello I’m trying to make an effect like the red cubes in this scene but I can’t get the same effect. So far I’ve tried using a bigger glass cube and a small cube with an emission shader inside of the ...
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Blender for VFX [duplicate]

I wanted to know where can I began learning VFX in blender. I know that blender has a great compositing, camera tracking and masking etc. capabilities and I want to know how can I use them effectively ...
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Why is png image in video fade out pixelated?

I have used a png image in a video and added a fade out in VSE using the Gamma Cross. I just have another audio layer in the video. See attached images. I am using Blender-Render engine. I am ...
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How to get mist only at horizon line?

Ok I am trying to create something like this - where there is a "layer" of mist that occurs only at the horizon line - I have glowing objects in my scene that create a glare and Ive followed ...
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How to make jump ball effect?

Hello i”m making a sonic video game and would like to know how to make this jump ball shader or texture. So far I have tried using a transparent blue shader but it doesn’t have the differations in ...
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How to get grease pencil rim effect?

I am trying to find rim effect. I have attached a picture showing dialogue box of "add effect, offset, rim colour and mask colour" that I have seen being used, but I cannot find this option. I would ...
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Hot element's glare in a colored lamp in rotational animation?

The problem was acceptably solved by using ideas from Hexbob6's reply, plus the ideas from the link he gave me in discussion of his reply (the link is in the discussion of his reply). Problem's very ...
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Speed control works on small video, not on large

I am trying to speed up the video on a 17 minute (2.1GB) clip I recorded on my phone (29.97 FPS, 1920x1080, total bitrate >17000 kbps in case it matters). I selected the video strip, then did ...
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Rolling shutter effect

Is it possible to create an artificial shutter effect in blender to render something like this?
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How to make flow separation effect?

I'm making a spaceship scene, like there is an ship cutting through the sky and I want to make this effect: (look at wing tips) I'm using old Blender v2.66 and Blender Render. I think it's maybe ...
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Video Editing - Text Effect Font [duplicate]

Can we change the Text Effect(Video editing) font as of 2.79 version? If not, how can a text created by Text Editor be pulled into the Video Timeline Editor? Thanks, Anand
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How do I get crystallize filter effect with the Blender compositor

I'm new to the compositor and I'm trying to achieve this effect: a little close up I have tried using the pixelate, blur and directional blur nodes but the effect isn't the same, btw I got the ...
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Atmospheric Trail

I'd like to know how to make a sort of cartoony trail behind an object as it moves around, somewhat akin to the trails that often come off of wings of airplanes. I'd like it if it could get thinner ...
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Toon Style Explosion

I want to make toon style Explosion similar to that which is given below: A simple setup for material would be helpful. References:
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Bevel not…beveling properly [duplicate]

I'm taking a course and the instructor has beveled an edge and I cannot get the same result. My bevel only bevels on segment on one side then the rest, about 4 or 5 segments bevel on the other side. ...
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How to make slash and shock wave effects for animations Blender Internal render

I want to make slash effects for an animation i am working on i want the slash to be similar to the slash and shockwaves in the fate series. https://youtu.be/P20KupJZ_W4?t=353 this should be a good ...
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QuickSmoke fire effect not appearing in render [duplicate]

I'm trying to add fire and smoke to my scene. I decided to use QuickEffects > QuickSmoke, and then change the flow type to Fire + Smoke on my emitter. It seems that ...
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Putting a greenscreened actor over a 3D model

I already have all of the tracking and keyframing and stuff done using the tools in blender, and I know you can add a 3D object into your video by clicking the "Set as Background" button in the movie ...
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How to make a flowing aura effect

Is there a way to make an aura effect like the picture shown below? I just want it to be able to (flow around the object/This is not shown in the image below.) and (flow away from the object/Is shown ...
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Zoom in/out transition in Blender

Does anyone know how to create this zoom transition in Blender? I don't know how to create directional blur and the Gaussian blur doesn't do what i want. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nl1jjCDrP8w
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Scan plane “shadow”

I'd like to know how to make a "flat" sort of scanning beam that is cut off by various items it interacts with. For example, say that the beam emits from a single point and is shaped like a triangle ...
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mach/shock diamonds in blender

I'm working on a plane in blender. While thinking about the final scene, I wondered if there was a way to create schock diamonds in blender. Hopefully somebody can help, I haven't found anything ...
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Manga effect. One side glass coating?

Link to 3D model: https://sketchfab.com/models/44e355c0b8d94f7a8a59e5034d3bc3d7 This a a fantastic artwork created by a Japanese 3D artist Atsushi Tamaki. I was amazed by the manga-outline effect on ...
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EMF - Radiation Pattern [duplicate]

how to render a radiation pattern like following with blender? Here a short video: https://www.dropbox.com/s/rzdsl56rnbgjpzf/iFlexio_StaticImage_VFX_Test_1.mov?dl=0 Thanks for your support. LS
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Realistic smell effect

I'm about to model a piece of cheese, and I would like to give it some kind of smell effect as it's known from cartoons when a cheese is too old, or if someone with smelly feet takes off the shoes... ...