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How to achieve fire effect like this?

I'm in eevee 2.8 and trying to emulate this: Fire Gif He explains how he does this with billboards, but I'm wondering this is the best approach in blender. Is this (the fire and smoke) possible ...
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What is Mantaflow?

I have heard of this feature involving smoke and fire called mantaflow. What is this feature, is it free? How will it help me with smoke and fire simulations?
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light-Saber / Dr Strange VFX

fellas! Does anybody know how to recreate in Blender Light-Saber effect, similarly to popular plugin for after effects Saber by video-copilot, but in 3D? (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reSXGxkyr0k) ...
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Fire Simulation completely disappears from scene (2.8)

Im making an Iron Man flying over city sort of clip, and i had perfectly good fire sim yesterday. I woke up today and came back to the project and there is no sim in my renders, viewport, nothing. I ...
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Fire Not Showing In Rendered view or LookDev but in other views Eevee

I've been losing my mind about this. Looked all over the place tried what others have. Nothing works. I've designed a throne room and the braziers I have next to the throne must have fire. I add the ...
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Smoke in evee final render is missing

I have a smoke set up and when I render in evee all I have is the plane. I have read I need to turn volumetrics on but the volumetrics check box is missing, what am I doing wrong?
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Why is the fire not rendering when sphere (domain) in viewport is hidden?

The actual question is basically what I'm asking. The Sphere is the domain so the fire and other animations will be contained within it. I would like to hide this sphere for a much more realistic ...
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How to create Heat Distortion Shockwave for explosion?

I have seen a number of tutorials on Shockwaves and they all look cartoonish to me. I have seen a tutorial by Andrew Price and another one using a plane and a refraction texture animated with noise to ...
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Make smoke blocky?

So, I'm trying to do smoke and flames for an animation, and I assumed that I could use the remesh modifier, set to Blocks, to cubify the smoke. I tried it, and it didn't seem to work, so I looked up ...
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fire and smoke in same domain

i like to create a fire and smoke simulation in one domain with different emitters. But I can only change the colors from both the smoke and the fire. I like to set different colors for the flames and ...
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Fire simulation looks blurry

EDIT V2: Added new photos with camera settings and render settings. Hi there this is my first ever post in this forum. I'm new to blender and proabably doing something stupid but I'm struggling to ...
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Unwanted distortion while in realtime render/working on smoke sim - eevee

So, I'm getting this really strange distortion when moving the viewport around while working on a smoke sim, with flow type set to fire. It only occurs when I move around in the viewport, it stops ...
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Can’t change fire color to black?

I am trying to make an image with black fire against a white background but whenever I change the color ramp to black the fire just disappears, any help is appreciated.! This is the node set up I have ...
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Why dosen't the smoke appear, either in render viewport or in final render?

tried to render my explosion which consisted of smoke and fire by following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCswSYaYpFw But the smoke and fire didn't show up, whether in rendered ...
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Fire that turns to smoke

I want to make a stream of fire where drips of it fall off, and then it turns into thick smoke. How can I do that? .
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How to make a fire beam that expands

I am making a fire simulation, but I wanted to make the fire expand somewhat uniformly within a certain angle like a beam. Maybe the way to do this would be with obstacles? But I don't want to lose ...
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Volumetric fire looks cuboid

I do not know why. The tutorial I followed was https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_ybn4tYxs4. I am not able to get the result of a nicely shaped flame. Below is my set up for the domain:
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Fire & smoke not showing in render, but only in viewport

I have spent some time playing with fire & blender nodes, once I render a scene nothing shows up sadly. Any suggestions?
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Trying to make fire in a glass cube

I'm trying to make a transparent cube or glass cube with fire in the middle of it so you can see it in the cube. I've tried different ways to make the cube transparent but I don't see the flames but ...
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Fire overlaying smoke bug

i’m having a really bad time trying to follow one of Blender Guru’s tutorials. in his fire and smoke cycles tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-zK7Bu8cAI) his smoke particles appear ...
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Smoke and fire not showing up in my eevee render

In my render the fire with smoke physics are not rendering for some reason, I've been breaking my head about this. I use blender 2.8 and the Eevee renderer. I'll have a download link to my file. ...
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How to add circular flame restricted within an object?

I need a flame inside the following structure: The flame needs to be realistic like a bonfire, conical and pointy. Something like this(for shape of flame only not textures and color): I tried a ...
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How to simulate in blender, smoke coming out from a bottle or a flask?

I want to create in blender an animation. It is possible to simulate the smoke that coming out from a bottle? I attached here my blend file. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1rL1v4v-...
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Fire appears in preview, only renders emission

Recently while trying to render fire I run into a problem where the fire shows up in preview but it does not render, only the light that comes from it. All the settings are at default, I can't ...
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Blender explosion animation not rendering

I am trying to create an explosion in Blender. However, when I try to render the explosion, this white box gets bigger in my particle domain but I can see the explosion in the viewport. What am I ...
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I am seeing the domain box in smoke render

as you can see when I render I see transparent box in my rendered view please someone help me
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fire not showing in the render

so I'm trying to make some fire for my animation. When I'm in the viewport everything looks fine. but then I go into render view and I see this can anybody help me? I'm already using my CPU. I've ...
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can't see fire in render [duplicate]

I made a fire+smoke simulation as shown: then when I render, it shows only the block of domain but I want to see fire in rendered view please help me how to fix it the screenshot of rendered view is:
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my fire simulation is not reflecting the right way

so i'm trying to make a fire simulation reflect off my desk but im having a problem. it looks like there's a box there but the only things that are being rendered are the smoke simulation, the plane ...
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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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Exporting fire animation

as mentioned in the title I want to export my fire animation as Collada(.dae), but this makes my smoke domain an actual cube. Any idea how to fix this since I dont want any smoke at all? Thanks in ...
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How to use a single frame of a bake for an animation?

I've currently got a model of a pod-racer, which has an engine exhaust plume. This was created using quick smoke and a custom material (not mine) in another file, and then I copied across the result ...
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Why is alpha socket empty in fire sim?

None of these Greater Than nodes are working with fire sim, because Alpha socket is empty both in RGBA node and RenderLayer pass. The only way to see "alpha channel" is to uncheck Use Alpha in Viewer ...
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I cant render Fire [duplicate]

I have fire in the viewport, but when i enter rendered view or just render the image i only get stuff that looks like dust.
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Smoke shows on render, Fire doesn't

Good day! I am having a problem wherein the fire does not render. I followed a smoke and fire simulation on YouTube. Followed everything in his tutorial. However, the fire in my scene doesn't not ...
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Fire Animation from Particle System Does Not Render

My question is about final rendering. After finally finding what I thought to be the correct node set-up to get my particle system-based smoke and fire animation to work properly, my final hurdle is ...
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Dynamic Paint and Cycles and Fire Simulation

Does Dynamic Paint work with Cycles and Fire Flow in the following way? Fire is moving as determined by Dynamic Paint Vertex Group Not just a single beginning frame of Vertex Group Cycles Render not ...
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How to get PURE fire in Quick Smoke preoperties

another question here for today. Im playing around with fire and smoke simulations, and I was experimenting with "Fire & Smoke", and i get, as expected, fire with smoke. But when i go with "Fire",...
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Why are there no tutorials of flames in blender render?

I'd like to do a flame animation that doesn't need to be any sort of high quality, that's why I wanted to use blender render. But is it just so bad or why are there no tutorials?
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Black artifacts in Cycles fire animation

as shown in the attached images I have black (shadow?) artifacts in my fire animation. Some frames are fine, like the left one. Some frames have these black patches. The patches move and appear on the ...
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blue box of death when rendering multiple flame colors

So Im trying to make an animated logo of an A thats on fire... but Im trying to match the original logo somewhat which has a main flame orange on the A and then blue flames coming up from further down ...
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Fire Simulation Not Rendering [duplicate]

Been working on this fire simulation. I'm new to the simulation but have done a ton of fiddling around with settings and looked at some questions. Why is the domain not rendering correctly? It's ...
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How can I change the shape for the emission of fire?

I created a fire on the base of a circle. How can I change the shape of the base where i emitted the fire? Every time that I do the fire does not emit on top of the additional pieces that I extrude ...
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How to create fire materials using the new Principled Volume node that visually look the same as the “old method” of fire materials?

There is a new volumetric shader node called "Principled Volume" in Blender 2.79 as of this commit. It appears to support a new temperature attribute, using blackbody temperature. Using the more or ...
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Electric fireplace

What's the best way to create fire in electric fireplace like this? I'm creating interior and I want to achieve most realistic effect I can. I appreciate all the tips. Thank you.
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Fire not showing up in render view

I have a smoke simulation with fire and it is not showing up in my render viewport.
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blender not rendering smoke animation unless I pre-bake?

Hoping you can help. Have a peculiar situation here. I've included the blend file here. Simple set up. I have a cube as the domain for the smoke, then a mesh object as the flow for the smoke, and an ...
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I want to do -Back to the future- like flame stripes

Im currently trying to recreate the flame stripes from Back to the future. I only need a still frame. This is what i want: And i only get this working with a basic fire sim: Is there a good way to ...
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Issue with rendering fire on Transparency [duplicate]

I am having an issue with rendering fire on a transparent background. I've gone into the world and changed the alpha from the sky to transparency. I've checked the transparent box under the render ...
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Particle system not rendering, emitter rendering see-through

I need to motion track a fireplace to some footage. Everything looks fine in the render preview, and even in the viewport, however the actual file that renders doesn't have a fire, and the emitter is ...