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An edge and line-based non-photorealistic (NPR) rendering engine. Available in Blender since version 2.67. Use this tag for all of your Freestyle related questions.

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Can Blender's Freestyle outline have a line boil that happens on 3's?

I'm trying to figure out a way to adjust frame rate of the freestyle line boil in Blender. Currently, I can only seem to have it boil on 1's. Meaning every frame of footage, the outline moves a bit. I ...
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Using "mark freestyle edges" to prevent some edges from rendering, is it possible in my case?

This is my mesh. I don't want the marked edges to show in the freestyle render pass, but they do. This is the X-ray mode. I don't want these marked edges to render. I am aware that I should delete ...
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Claw swing effect? How can I make this effect? [duplicate]

this is the animation made by Nammac. https://objkt.com/tokens/hicetnunc/511008 When the monster swing his claw, the 3 line effects appearing and disappearing is quite cool. How can I achieve that ...
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Freestyle line set is drawing things outside from the view

I'm working on an office scene with Blender 4.1 and I have created a freestyle line set, but it is drawing things that are hidden by another object, here I leave You the render with and without the ...
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Customizing Freestyle Line alpha Along one Direction

I have a subdivided mesh cube, so I need to decrease its freestyle lines' alpha in one direction of its Object Space, for example, along cube X. I've used the 'Distance from Object' freestyle modifier,...
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Freestyle lines are not fully shown / not visible

Does anyone know why all the outline options I try in blender have this same effect. When I look at the object from the front view some lines are not shown. I actually need the lines in front to be ...
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Alternatives to freestyle and grease pencil when using panoramic cameras? For full-dome rendering. Cycles only <3

I'm working on a full dome project, rendering in Cycles with a fisheye equidistant camera with a 210d FoV angle. Since freestyle and grease pencil are not supported with panoramic cameras (please let ...
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How to avoid gaps appearing in Freestyle lines?

How can I avoid these breaks when rendering outline using freestyle ? https://drive.google.com/file/d/16dK_Q-b8PJ3QYIaJNwdPlHQp2GODaXQU/view?usp=sharing
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Changes to Freestyle in Blender 4.0

I recently changed to blender 4.0.2 from 3.something and i have noticed that my setup for freestyle outlines is behaving differently. It now outlines decals (which i set up as a separate mesh which is ...
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Linking Freestyle to Camera DOF

I was wondering if it is possible to use Freestyle in conjunction with the camera’s DOF? I would like to set up a wide angle camera with focus on a far away subject, and have the freestyle lines ...
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Is setting the freestyle edge parameter via geonodes possible?

I have found this question that addresses the reverse problem. But how do I set the freestyle parameter for my generated geometry? I tried looking in the spreadsheet for any additional attribute that ...
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Inconsistent/jagged outline(?)

I'm working on something and I want to make a jagged outline similar to the outline of this 3d model. Preferably it'll change its jagged-ness each frame and it'll only encompass the exterior of the ...
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Problems with using freestyle and array modifier together and freestyle clipping through objects

I'm relatively inexperienced and am having trouble figuring out how to remove the freestyle lines between array duplicates. I'm also having trouble with freestyle going through objects the building ...
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Multiple lineart silhouettes/outlines with different colors (layer order)

I would like to create Blender line art that outlines an object in black with an additional larger outline in white. When I create image 1 using Greasepencil line art and try to add a white outline by ...
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Freestyle SVG Export with Stereoscopy

I have a scene set up with multiple cameras and I have it working so that I can get multiple raster images and save them. However With Freestyle SVG enabled it saves all of the svg images on top of ...
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Freestyle - unwanted silouhette lines

I'm trying Freestyle for the first time, and I'm using a combination of edgemarks, borders and silhouette on a low poly character. I really want to keep the silhouette parameter to show some details (...
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Mechanical Part Drawings

Need to make basic part drawings like the attached, is there an easy way to make dotted lines and different colors or should I do a crash course on some other software to do this?
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Blender Camera Clipping Reversal Issues with Freestyle/LineArt Rendering

I've been working on a project in Blender where I attempted to achieve a specific visual effect by intentionally reversing the camera's Clipping Start and Clipping End settings. In particular, I set ...
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Line thickness does not change in svg export

I use the addon freestyle line svg export, changed the line thickness to 0.1 and on the render it matches the dimensions, but not in the SVG file, how can I fix this?
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Is There any way to add outlines to a topographic map shader?

I made this shader to take any model and make it into a topographical map but I am having two problems. I already have a shader but that one requires the mesh to be topographic, and this new one is to ...
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How to make rigged vector shadows on 3d mesh?/changing Texture shapes based on lighting/ Making freestyle lines look more 2d like

I want to do flat 2d shadows on a 3d mesh for that cartoon effect in blender. The problem is, from my research, is the human eye can always detect when the shadow wraps perfectly around the mesh, ...
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Freestyle SVG Export rendering lines that aren't there

I've got a mesh (originally curve but added depth and converted), which I'm trying to export as an SVG, however, Blender is rendering lines in the SVG that aren't there in the mesh. Does anyone know ...
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Outline at cover

Is it possible to have outline generated only at places when two or more objects are covering each other? Not intersecting, just being partially behind each other. I am working a character with flat ...
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Greases pencils Line Art Modifier- Scratched line Error

I use grease pencil line art. I want a neat outline. but I never want that to have scratched lines on its arms. How do I fix it? If I turn off intersections, it is now a dashed line Please don't ...
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Freestyle stroke thickness change in different rendering resolutions

Have I missed a checkbox somewhere? (Tried this question in other forums without response) I’ve noticed that the stroke appearance alters when changing the render output resolution. This make the ...
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Basic Consistently sized outline with depth

I am struggling to create a very simple outline because of its criteria. I would like the outline to not draw atop the object and affect the object's size, and the width to scale as if it were an ...
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How to improve performance when rendering freestyle lines only?

I have a moderately complex scene that I wish to render in a "line only" style like blueprints. I've enabled freestyle rendering and stuck with the Workbench render engine given that I don't ...
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How do I fix these glitches in freestyle renders?

My freestyle renders randomly have these glitches in them (circled in red). From what I can tell they appear sometimes where there is geometry in the background that crosses lines in the foregroud - I'...
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can't enable freestyle

I am checking all boxes but the freestyle outlines are not visible in the rendering. I have tried different crease angles, butt/round profiles, but I cannot see anything. Any bet on what it could be ? ...
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How to export an SVG with fill per material slot?

I am trying to export an SVG using multiple meshes with multiple material slots with the Freestyle SVG Export plugin: (using default settings for everything else with Freestyle) I can export with ...
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Create SVG "Scan" lines in freestyle / Replicating documented effect

I am observing the documentation page for the freestyle SVG exporter, and would like to know how to reproduce the effect demonstrated in the header image, shown below. I am specifically interested in ...
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Non-photorealistic shading + outline in an illustration aesthetic style

I am working on a project, and I want to replicate the Charles Schulz-esque line style and grain-flavoured airbrush shading. How do I do this in the attached figures in Blender? Any suggestions would ...
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How long it takes to render in Freestyle mode? [closed]

I am a beginner in Blender, and I have a question for you if you can help me. I have a scene with multiple objects and a total of 1,731,619 triangles and I am rendering in Eevee in Freestyle. I have ...
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Freestyle Renders Triangles but the original Mesh are Quads

I'm doing a freestyle render of this model because I want the SVG. But the result difers from the original mesh. Freestyle adds in between lines on every quad making it triangles. I've been trying to ...
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black edge lines not showing in Freestyle

No doubt I'm missing something obvious, but I can't get the black line edges in Freestyle to show, either in the viewport or in the render. Any ideas why? I'm in Eevee. enter image description here
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How to kill Freestyle 'scribbles' and 'flecks'?

Here's a technical model I tidied up topologically. I want Freestyle line diagrams out of it. But I'm getting problems. Overprinted lines/"scribbles". There are two line styles in operation....
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very strange freestyle behaviour

so i know there are problems with the freestyle module, and it sometimes does not occlude edges properly leading to incorrect lines being drawn. however, i've attached a blend file in which freestyle ...
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Freestyle failure?

Below is a render of my object: I'm using freestyle, but it has these small failures: The freestyle settings are the defaults. I tried to tweak the thickness, position, angle, lighting of the scene. ...
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Is there a way to render and export only the horizontal or vertical mesh lines to SVG using Freestyle?

I seem to be able to export the full (square) mesh to SVG using Freestyle, but I ideally only want to export the horizontal OR vertical mesh lines. Example image of successfully exported square mesh (...
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How can I create a freestyle line without a shadowcatcher affecting the line calculation?

In the default scene with freestyle enabled and external contour selected, I get this: If I then add a plane below the cube you get this: Then I enable shadowcatcher on the plane, and get this: As ...
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Are there any ways to add a blur effect to 3d characters to make them appear old-fashioned from 80's anime animation?

Is anyone familiar with the answer? I am interested in finding out how to add blur only to the entire 3D character to make it seem more blurry like the old anime. No rude comments, please. Make sure ...
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How can I get outlines to just go around the edge of object?

I've tried a few methods of rendering outlines but I just want it to go around the silhouette. Freestyle and the solidify method both give me too many outlines or dont show up at certain angles like ...
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How to make the 3D Cutout style. (3d paper cut)?

I found a video from “Cutout 102 - How to stylize an animation with the 3D Cutout style” it's look cool, That's what I want to accomplish for style. I want to make it in a blender, but it is different ...
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Freestyle Cell Shading flickering problem

I’ve made freestyle Black/White outline and for an unknown reason, some of the outlines flicker. Often I can freestyle rendering lines even if it’s behind other mesh which seems to work pretty ...
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How to export object outline as DWG or SVG lines without modifying mesh?

I was wondering if there was a way to export object outlines as displayed in the viewport as SVG/DWG lines. I'm aware of the Line Art modifier for greasepencil object but there are some issues with it ...
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Has camera culling & crop to render region no effect on freestyle calculations?

I'm rendering a large environment scene of 3.000.000 triangles with freestyle outlines at high output resolutions. The geometry is optimised, textures are basic and I've done what I could to avoid ...
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Workflow: Clean Line Art

I know there on some talented Blender user on here, and I have been looking for methods with Blender Eevee to make clean line art like the work of @beesandbombs on Twitter: Unfortunately, I have been ...
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Freestyle flickering problem

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouWvcSiaeyg&ab_channel=Stesiek1235 I’ve made a freestyle Black/White outline and for an unknown reason, some of the outlines flickers. I have many scenes but only ...
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Does anyone know how to make my 3d model's outline look like a boiling line animation effect? like Ed, Edd n Eddy

I'm trying to make it look like a boiling line animation like "Ed, Edd n Eddy" from Cartoon Network or "Cuphead." I have an outline now, but how do I make this boiling line? If you ...
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How to calculate the rendered Blender freestyle stroke coordinates

Is there any way we can access the coordinates of the rendered stroke as we can access for e.g Cube mesh. Since we can see if we enable blender freestyle rendering, it does the stroke rendering based ...
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