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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 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 this blurry 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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aura effect in cycles

I’m trying to make a aura effect in blender cycles similar to the image below but don’t know how to go about doing it
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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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Trying to Re Create this specific Motion trail effect [duplicate]

So this Motion trail effect is kinda like a glass or heat distortion effect I'm trying to figure out how to do it. But I'm getting no where.enter image description here
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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... ...
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stormy rainy window effect

I'm making an indoor scene with a storm outside. I want the windows in my scene to have rain just bucketing over them. Ideally I would like some animated effect that can be composited over the ...
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What am I doing wrong with this halftone pattern filter?

I am trying to set up a material that acts as a filter - taking an image plane and giving it a halftone look. The dot pattern is made wih a radial gradient texture mapped across the camera space. A ...
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Chroma key and a few images for background

I am making a movie using chroma key effect. The foreground is a video taken in front of a green panel, filmed with 24 fps. Assume this video have 1000 frames. The background is a sequence of 5 ...
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VSE freeze trail effect

I am talking about this: The only way I see to replicate this effect - is to messing around with spline masks and motion trackers. But are there any quicker approaches, because they (TV guys) did it ...
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How to manually achieve a motion blur effect on a object in the compositor?

Is it possible to achieve this look I made with motion blur in the render panel similarly in the compositor without having to move the object?
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Sci-fi Energy Shields Effect (Halo)

I have been messing around in Blender today trying to replicate this sort of effect: So far I have managed to create the correct sort of material and emulated the bulging of the shields: Node ...
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How do I selectively apply a glare filter to one individual object? [duplicate]

How do I selectively apply a glare filter in the compositor to say my stars without affecting other object emissions in this scene like the moon and window? Here's the scene for reference; the stars, ...
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How to use Halftone Python Shader node?

I've found this rad looking halftone shader but as I'm pretty new to blender I don't know how to implement it. I've put it in the text editor then tried to get a script node to run it but it hits an ...
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Change video start when 3d tracking

I made an animated a model in a blender that I will be putting into a video using 3d tracking. The problem is that the video and animation are not synced up like I want them to; all I need to do is ...
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How do I do a video glitch with wrap around edges?

I want to make a horizontal video glitch that shifts the image across but wraps around on itself. The Translate node can do this to the whole image but won't allow me to do per pixel distortion.
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Creating lightning in Cycles [duplicate]

Does anyone know how the lightning in this video was made? https://youtu.be/nz7tM_KLCSM?t=51m24s I need lightning for my scene but I don't know how to make it for Cycles. I only found an old ...
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How do I make sunlight emit between clouds? [duplicate]

Many tutorials show how to make mist and have light go through a window and it's pretty straightforward, however, what puzzles me is how do you do that when you emit beams of light between clouds? ...
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screw and fraction effects on plane

How can I screw a Plane like this. Also how to create fraction effects on plastic materials.
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Lightsaber effect in cycles without compositing?

couldn't find anything on the internet for something like this, but is there a simple node setup for creating a material (in cycles) for a lightsaber blade? Simply white in the centre with a coloured ...
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how to eliminate the bounding box when using the smoke effect and not show the margin when rendering it with light

Anyone know how to remove the smoke effect box this is a problem that when I render the picture, I put a light (focus) up and you can see the box or the margin of the box in the render. how in the ...
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Particle effect showing only on one side of mirrored object

I'm trying to create a fur particle effect on sonic the hedgehog, and I'm using weight paints to keep it in the areas I want. Problem: I can only get the hair effect to show up on certain random ...
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How to apply a hair particle effect to a specific material

Okay, so I'm making an animal character and I want it to have fur by using the hair particle effect, but only in certain areas where I use a specific material. I've tried to find tutorials on this but ...
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What is the difference between Clip, Movie and Image of the Add-menue in VSE ?

When you are inside the VSE, there is a menu called Add, you can load different media with it into the timeline. Three of the options of the Add-menu are not clear to me how they differ,namely: Clip,...
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How to overlay a picture with transparency overr a movie clip?

I added a movie clip into the VSE and also a picture which is a cut out head of a gorilla with the rest being transparent (png file). However, when I hover over both clips with the timeline marker, ...
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How do I stretch a strip to work with the speed control effect without loosing footage?

I have a video clip and I made two cuts (I can choose between soft- and hardcuts, but I do not know the difference). I would like to play the part of the clip between the two cuts in slow motion, so I ...
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How to apply the multiply effect strip on more than 2 video clips?

I have 3 identical movie clips stacked upon each other. Each one is slightly shifted to the last. Now, I want to combine all three clips using an effect like the multiply effect, so that one can see ...
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How to make a crowd of people running using one person in VSE?

Lets suppose I animate a scene 20 or 30 times from the same angle, but with character(s) running in different directions? Such as escaping a doomed city. Ideally there would be some 20 or 30 takes (...