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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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How do I make more complex LEGO simulations in Blender?

In the lego movie, the fire, water, and smoke is made of lego bricks. It's not just a simple method of having one type of brick, several different bricks and brick slopes are used to get a really ...
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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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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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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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How to get candle flame

Using the fire simulation, I want to create a candle flame. What settings should I use for this? I'm bit confused: the flame goes up or gives extra fire. I'm getting a circular effect at the bottom ...
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Managing flame direction (Cycles)

I have a fire on my scene and it goes upwards. I want it going in a horizontal direction. How can I achieve that? Changing Temperature Difference only flips direction in the vertical axis.
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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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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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Simulate fire (quick way)

I'm doing an animation on a 2D plane. I have some 3D objects on it. Now I would like to show some fire. I know I can follow some smoke and fire tutorials and add this. But rendering takes very long. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Creating realistic small flames artifacts

I would like to reproduce this kind of artifacts on a flame simulation (see picture) I am able to come up with some nice flame simulations but I haven't found a way to reproduce the little waves of ...
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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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Muzzle flash on a gun

Is there a way to make muzzle flash come out of a gun using the smoke simulator with fire and smoke? I've seen a lot of tutorials that use an object coming out of the gun that lights up, but it doesn'...
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Making flaming particles?

I have an animation I am trying to make of a flaming object emitting particles. I need the particles to be on fire though, and emit smoke. I have already tried faking it by placing the object that the ...
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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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cycles renders fire in single image but not in animation. how to fix?

well the thing is: blender renderes my burning text just fine when rendering a single image. but when i render animation the output is black. i checked like 10 different posts on that and nothing ...
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Add pre-rendered fire to scene

Situation I am working on a visualiser that sprays fire at the start of the drop In my Scene there is a 2D animated background, multiple thousand frames long I have two fire fountains which spray ...
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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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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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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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Unable to view fire simulation in rendered view

I tried to create a smoke simulation in blender 2.8. I baked the data after I added the domain and flow object I can only see the fire in solid view and wireframe view but unable to see the fire ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Fire doesnt render in internal render

I'm trying to render a fire inside a lamp. The crystal of the lamp is the domain. I have added the material to the fire but nothing shows up during the rendering. The fire shows up in te 3d view. Here ...
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Why is my render not showing quick fire/smoke

I'm trying to render my fire/smoke but it seems that it renders a gray smoke domain instead of my fire/smoke. Any idea? I used the quick smoke effect. Update: here is my file:
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Fire effect looks different when renderd

Why when looking at the fire in the view port looks better than when its rendered? And if I want the fire just to be static (not an animation) what do I do?I just render it without baking? Thanks
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How to block fire?

As you can see in the above image, I'm making a fire ghost (in Cycles). I can setup the flames, however, I have two issues: (1) How do I make the flames stick close to the surface but not lose it's ...
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How to create fire with mantaflow, I can only generate smoke not fire

Could somebody please explain the new mantaflow fire simulation setting. I was unable to generate fire both in Cycles and Eevee. I play with all the setting.
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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 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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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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Fire + Smoke disappears

I am creating a presentation for a conference on cancer radiation therapy. This includes a 15 second animation of a linac machine. I'm trying to show a helix of smoke created by the machine spinning ...
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Is possible reflections for voxel in eevee Blender 2.8x?

Ok, i tryed to make reflections for fire/smoke in eevee, but meet a problem with it. In cycles all is good, but in eevee it not working, even if i use a reflection probes. Also, there is a question ...
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Fire is bleeding/rendered in front of all objects in Eevee

I'm playing with fire simulation (added it to an object via object-quick effects menu). I use couple of faces on my torch model as an emitter. I encountered a problem when the fire is rendered in ...
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Fire not Showing Up in Blender 2.81a [duplicate]

Can someone tell me what I am doing wrong? I have followed several fire tutorials step by step and the fire never seems to show up in renders. What's going on?
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Blender 2.81a: No Smoke or Fire With Quick / Solid Render

I think this is a bug. Can anyone help with a workaround or confirm that it does not work at the moment? In the default scene, if I select the cube, then add via menu "Object | Quick Effects | Quick ...
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Quick smoke + fire not rendering properly in 2.81a

Having just ventured into the physics of Blender, I tried to set fire to a cylinder in a previous animation. The results looked nice especially using Cycles. In the 3D viewer with Viewport Shading: ...
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Issues in fire simulation

I'm using blender 2.81a on ubuntu 18.04.3 I'm try to setup a scene to make a house on fire soo I tried it very basic approach it didn't work, then I just wanted to test if the fire simulation is ...
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Fire and Smoke Does Not Animate In Video

I have made this video in Blender - https://youtu.be/7uQea02ySOE The problem is, fire is not animated, although in blender itself it should be animated, plus there should be smoke, but it's not in ...
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Blender 2.81 and EEVEE baking problem

I'am having a problem with the latest build blender 2.81 I'm also working in EEVEE I got 3 flames after baking the fire sim 2 of the flames show up in the render but one wont show up in the render I ...
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Quick smoke in blender 2.8 goes the wrong direction

I tried looking for it everywhere, but I can't seem to find a fix for it. Maybe I'm making just some really du b mistake but I can't seem to figure out what that would be. I looked everywhere and ...