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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 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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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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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 ...