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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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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Sword and blood effect

Okay so I want the sword I have made to strike an object and make that object bleed. After the sword goes through said object I want there to be blood on the blade. How do I make this happen? Before ...
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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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How would I go about simulating a flooded city?

I want to visualize what it looked like if a big city was flooded due to sea level rise. I want it to look as realistic as it can, but I am still kind of a beginner. So how would I do this? Do I need ...
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How do I render a GlossInd pass without all the extra planes on which the gloss actually is?

I am trying my hand at VFX/CGI so I need to use blender to render objects to composite into live-action footage in After Effects. This requires me to separate passes and render shadows and gloss etc. ...
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Laser scanning effect in EEVEE?

I am trying to create laser scanning light in EEVEE for fast animation rendering.           An example laser screening gate from Borderlands 2 This post ...
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How to get the bloom / blown out glow effect?

I want to render a scene and have it look like one of those old videos or images where the lights have trails (even in a still) and there is a blown out look. Is this something I would do in the ...
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Compositor setting in Blender Internal: How to properly make a split RGB effect on further objects using Z?

I'm a blender amateur, I've learned it by myself, and I was trying to make a split RGB effect on the objects that are the further away from the camera. I tested it out with this simple scene: In the ...
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blender video how to add color border to an item in a video

I would like to ask for help with adding some color borders/edges around an items(tools) in the video. People will hold tools and moving with them. I want to show on the video particular tools. I am ...
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How Can I Achieve This “image bleed” Background Effect?

I am new to blender and I'm trying to figure out how to get objects and images to bleed onto a background. Video E.G.: Look at the background and how objects are being printed onto it I ...
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How do you set the font in effect strip

I can add a Text strip with the following code: ...
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Remove sequence Text strip in Blender 2.80

In 2.80 I can add a Text effect strip with the following: ...
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Why is Bloom Effect affecting the whole scene

When I add Emission to ONE material, as example an emerald on a sword and then in render settings enable Bloom, it does not really work. Because everything glows, even the floor and all is adabting ...
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Particles to look more like fabrics?

I'm experimenting Blender 2.8, and particles do work very well! I was wondering if particles can ever look 'less-particly'? I'm thinking about ghost clothes, flurry screensaver, or aurora borealis ...
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Can you replicate Optics Compensation in VSE?

The Effect "Optics Compensation" in After Effects is great to compensate the distortion of certain lenses such as Fisheye lenses or wide angle, etc. I have only so far been able to replicate this in ...
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Applying glare to selected color only

I have a scene setup in Cycles that contains multiple light emitting objects on a single layer. Is it possible to apply glare only to blue colors without having to move these to a separate layer or ...
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Blender 2.80 VSE metastrip not rendering

When I combine an effect with a strip into a metastrip, the whole strip does not show up (preview or render). I saw that the default blend mode is Replace once a ...
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How to make a nanotech effect?

I'm working on a short Iron man fan film, and I need to do a nanotech effect, I tried using the unfold add-on but it kept crashing, probably because the model is a full iron man suit, is there another ...
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How to recreate the pixel effect that happens when you move rendered objects

I want to recreate this effect that happens when you move a rendered object (like in this video) Can it be done? Or is there anything close to it? I would only want it to last half a second or two.
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Is air pressure simulation possible in blender? (Heron's fountain effect)

I would like to ask if it is possible for blender to simulate an air pressure activity. I am not sure if all of you would be familiar with Heron's Fountain. It is somewhat an infinite fountain loop ...
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How could i make rotating tiles animation like in this video

So i've been triyng to replicate something that you can see in this new game of thrones intro starting at the 10 second mark, where the ground is made of these slabs/tiles and they rotate in this sort ...
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how to access Speed Control `speed_factor` when *Stretch to input strip length* is set?

i have a Image-Sequence in the VSE. then applied an Speed Control effect on top. if i use the pythonconsole to check the value of the effect strip that is called <...
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How can I create this build up effect (nanotech from infinity war)?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lVolULFxX8 At 1:37, you may have seen this, I'm trying to re-create the build effect from here. I already have the model in all of its layers, and I tried the build ...
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How do I create a visual wind effect

Lets say my character has some real beefy legs and jumps into the air, is it possible to create some sort of visual wind effect, preferably in a more cartoonish style? Maybe with a flat plane and some ...
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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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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. ...