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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In video editing, the effect is not rendering

I am editing a compilation of video clips and audio. I added the effect 'color dodge' to a specific clip, in the preview everything is working fine and showing all visuals and audio. Later on, when I ...
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Creating a “magic goggles” effect

I would like to create a scene in which some simple objects make a simple scene, normally lighted, and with a transparent lens object looking through which some of the objects have an emitter material ...
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How to make video game style dialogue boxes (Paper Mario: Thousand Year Door style) for animated shorts (NOT games)?

I'm making an animated short heavily inspired by the look of Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door, and I'd like to convey the dialogue through animated dialogue boxes where the text appears from left ...
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Particle Flow along a Curve with Turbulence

I'd like to replicate the effect in the follwing the picture: I did create a curve with a particle flow on it already but I don't know how to make this kind of eruption effect. Scene Download Would ...
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Sun eruption effect around a letter

I want to create a particle effect around a letter or a Symbol that's supposed to look like a sun eruption. I mean these fiery waves that are randomly generated.
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How to make the Doctor Strange reality bend?

I've got this idea, to try and recreate the Doctor Strange reality bending effect. With that I mean the one where the floor peels back and twirls on itself. I thought it would be relatively easy to do,...
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Is it possible to make this look more magical and see through?

I'd like this purple shadow-thing to look more magical. I created an image in photoshop and added it to a plane as a texture, but it doesn't look quite like I want it to. Is it possible to achieve ...
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Can you keyframe effects in grease pencil? If so how?

Im creating a fire animation in blender grease pencil. I added glow and transparency effects. In certain parts of my animation it would make sense for glow and transparency to get stronger/weaker. Is ...
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I can't make the outer glow for the moon

I made this moon and I'm trying to give it an outer glow and also I would like to have emission, but the texture to be visible. Can you guys help me? I'm attaching the render and some stock photos for ...
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Setup for more “splashy” fluid 2.8

I'm making a simulation of object dropping into the water. In previous version of Blender it gives nice, big effect of splashing and air bubbles around an object. However, using mantaflow surface of ...
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Which effect to use so my texture doesn't look so flat? (Cigar)

I am trying to make a realistic cigar texture, but my texture just doesn't seem right. What am I missing, what to do so the texture doesn't look this flat? Any bumps or something? Thank you, btw this ...
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How to make video react to emission objects in post?

I wanna do some vfx with explosions and stuff and i was wondering how i would go about making things like faces and bodies (moving objects that cant be projection mapped) light up in response to light ...
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Metaball-style merge effect on two modelled and realistically textured human heads possible?

I would like to create a complex animation in which two rigged objects - human head models in this case - merge together as they float next to each other with a similar effect that metaballs have on ...
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Matching walking from video to tracked scene?

I am doing a cgi background in blender to someone walking on a treadmill... I am trying to move the cgi background to match the guys walk. How would I go about this? I already tracked the scene but do ...
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How do you create an electric aura in blender? [duplicate]

Im trying to figure out how to create an electric aura of a simple shape (cube). Would anyone know how i could easily do this? Here is an example of what i'm talking about: With sonic you can see ...
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When using the quick smoke effect the bake option is not showing [duplicate]

I used Eevee. I only changed the Border Collision and Vorticity (followed YouTube tutorial).
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QuickSmoke effect don't work in preview

I am dealing with a problem in bender 2.83, when i apply the quicksmoke effect it doesn't appear in the preview I recorded that for you so you can see all the details the recording: https://youtu.be/...
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Helmet glass part makes hair not show for character [duplicate]

I've been following a course on creating a character with Blender 2.8 and have got to a point where I should make the helmet glass part look like glass. After applying the filters to do that, the hair ...
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highlighter effect in blender on images

I would like to make vox videos like highlighter effect on images and planes. Like when the animation is started some lines are highlighted from left to right like highlighting the line.
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How to make a circle slowly appear in the shape of a circle in a clockwise direction?

I am making a doctor strange portal in blender 2.82, I want the portal to slowly animate in, in the shape of a circle, such that the portal appears slowly in a clockwise direction, just the way Dr ...
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Video editing transform strip offset and crop in Preview window

Is there a gizmo that lets me transform a strip position and crop directly in the Preview window? This would be much easier than using the side pane menus.
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Glowing Eyes On Model Texture for export into ohter Programms

i find some cool Tutorial to how i can make cool glowing eyes on my little Model but they all for Rendering. Is is possible to have Glowing eyes on my Model Texture standalone ? So that i can import ...
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How do I give a completely black object a glow effect?

I am trying to give an all-black object a glow effect. Is this achievable? I have seen how to create glow effects using emission and world bloom, however, this obviously has no effect on a black ...
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Highlight objects with light in animation

I'm making an animation of a surgery and I want to highlight specific steps of the surgery in this animation. Is there a way in blender 2.8 to highlight objects with light so that other structures are ...
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Make complex shape without modeling

I want to make an object like this: But it is way too hard for me to model. It dosen't have to be the exact same, just the same look. Is there a trick to modeling it, or some kind of generated ...
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Fresnel gradient shader?

I've tried my hardest to try and replicate this style, but can't for the life of me get anywhere near it. Is anyone able to get close to this style?
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How to properly get a smoke/fire effect in Blender 2.8?

So there is a well known tutorial on Youtube by the BlenderGuru that I watched because I want to try and get into blender and CGI. I know that the tutorial is for modeling a donut, but an issue Im ...
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Create a specific effect with grease pencil

I'd like to create a scratchy(?), sketchy effect on a grease pencil drawing as shown in this image: I would like to have it animated kind of like the noise modifier. I am pretty new to blender so I ...
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Move pieces after cell fracture

I played a cell fracture quick effect because just needed some random rocks on the floor but when i try to move the rocks where i want them to be, after a cell fracture, they don't accept my move and ...
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Apply material color to target orbject when this object is touching ( or under) an other object

I have a grid of "target" objects and an animated "effector" object passing over the grid of "target" objects. I would like apply the "effector" material color to the "targets" only when the "targets" ...
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How to create a container filled with a non-moving fluid?

How can I create a trough filled with water at a standstill, the intention being to agitate this water with a collision object (paddle wheel) afterwards.
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How can I make a good looking candle flame effect to be used in Unreal Engine 4

Pretty much the title. I want to have a candle effect I can use in unreal engine 4 that I can stick onto this candle mesh I've made. What would the best way to do it be?:
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I finished tracking, now what?

I am very new to Blender. I have a video of my son waving a stick around. I am trying to change the stick into a light saber. I am not trying to do anything fancy, just trying to learn the system more....
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Blend filter in speed control

I'm doing a stop motion movie with my children. It was our first movie. We took too few photos and resulting is around 2 fps. It seems that a 2 fps movie is not necessarily well handled by video ...
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Animating a suiting up effect

I am attempting to create an animation of a character suiting up in a full body suit and I’m wondering what might be a good way to achieve this? I currently have two models - the character and the ...
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Bloom Mesh Particularly

I want to animate an nerve cell. For that I need to animate, that an electric impulse comes over the nerve cell from top to down. I want it in that way, that the mesh maybe bloom at the beginning at ...
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Emission: Red glow while the object itself is white

I want to make something like this in Blender: So I created a Torus and I created two emission materials for it (one for the right side and one for the left side) with two different colors and ...
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Global switch for grease pencil effects?

I made a greasepencil object, then did a few instances of it (about 15) and placed them around my scene. I then added a glow effect. Since the effects are instance-independent, I added the same glow ...
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how can I control undewater sunbeams in Blender Cycles?

I'm trying to make an underwater render in Cycles and I was wondering if there's a way to control the sun rays, like the position, direction and quantity without affecting the overall lighting too ...
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How To Achieve This Liquid Particle Effect

In this video at minute 7:13 and also in the thumbnail there's this liquid particle effect i would love to recreate. I know that in the video it is somehow created with AI date, but I was wondering if ...
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Does “AO” in World Settings apply the GI Effect too (Cycles)?

When I check the Ambient Occlusion checkbox in the World Settings, the scene becomes brighter, but it also applies the AO effect. So this is the question: Does this option, apply both AO and GI to ...
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Quick Liquid and Smoke doesn't work in viewport

When I make smoke by Object > Quick effect > Quick Smoke/Liquid it appears nothing on the viewport. Once I bake it appears just right in viewport, but still error while rendering. I don't know what ...
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How to achieve a 3D warp field effect in blender (2.81)

I'm after a way to create an effect such that when an object is placed inside the volume the verticies are displaced based on the localised field value (thinking of it like a density field in physics ...
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How to achieve anime-like smears in blender?

So I'm trying to do an anime-styled animation. I want to do something like a smear over the character when they move really quickly. Something like this: Is there any way to achieve something like ...
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Simulating LCD display angle effect (duplicating millions of realistic pixels)

I need to realistically simulate the light field created by a tablet/mobile phone LCD display including the limited display angle (the rendered output of the scene will be used for training a computer ...
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Blender filter 2D in scene

There are GLSL scene filters in the Blender game engine (2.79 and before), that cause the scene to look a certain way. I.e. laplacian filter, blur effect, and many others. Is there any way I can apply ...
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Background image is too much saturated

Hello I'm having a huge issue with my background image being too saturated and I cannot find anything on this, most likely I'm not searching the right thing. Given the examples below. One is darker ...
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Empty as a container for a object

Can an "empty cube" be used to hold liquid? I have found nothing on YOUTUBE nor any other help sites. What I would like to do is use an empty to replace actual text, and have liquid going in it to ...
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Adding grunge with nodes in blender 2.8 [duplicate]

I am really new to blender and I am scrambling to learn as fast as possible however I am currently stuck. I have modeled a basic barrel and textured it as best as I can, I would like to add a dynamic ...
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How to animate an object to dissapear (clipped progressively) as it passes through a plane?

I want to create the effect of a train traveling through a glass plane and becoming progressively invisible as it passes through. How would you set this up to animate it?

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