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An edge and line-based non-photorealistic (NPR) rendering engine. Available in Blender since version 2.67.

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I would like to know how to render a 3D cylinder into this 2d line art style

A quick doodle in photoshop, I need the easiest way to turn a normal 3d cylinder mesh and render it in line art form. Edited: I have no idea why the image is this big so sorry...
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Particles and Freestyle

I have a cube with "hair/path" particles and an other with "hair/object" particles. The first on render in freestyle, the second do not. If I apply particles then yes, render in freestyle, but I ...
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Need an effective simply way to enable Freestyle Line Edge detection

I have been working on an animation that involves some motion of a number of mesh mode planes that have freestyle line edges on them. There is a Freestyle Line Edge render detection issue, that I am ...
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How to achieve anime style action lines in cycles?

I'm trying to achieve an effect similar to this which I found in a tutorial on how to make anime action lines, but unfortunately it was in blender render and I couldn't figure out how to replicate the ...
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I can't choose Freestyle color in one file

I have been using it for a while, it's even activated on my default settings, today i got a problem while creating a new file/model, it shows an orange like freestyle color, i can't even change it, i ...
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Freestyle Lines Breaking with Animated Vertex Groups…Fixable?

Hey there Blender Community, I am attempting to use Freestyle in Cycles to add an outline to an animated object that varies in transparency and shape (keyframed shape keys). I'm having an issue ...
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How to make freestyle look hand drawn?

I'm still learning blender 3d so I'm sorry if this is hard to understand. I'm trying to edit the stroke/textures on the freestyle editor so where it looks hand drawn/sketchy I'm hoping to get some ...
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Removing white artifacts from composition

I'm trying to compose two layers into a single one. The first layer contains the image itself and the second one the lines from freestyle. Here are my nodes: I want the first layer to have some ...
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How to render certain edges

I been looking for this everywhere online and still found no answer. I'm trying to find a way to use freestyle but it slows my render down. How can I use freestyle for certain edges while not ...
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Freestyle multi-color per object?

New Blender user-- Can you mark edges for a single object to different linesets in order to assign different colors (in line style)? Many thanks I'm adding this drawing-- solid geometric object with ...
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How to add a freestyle stroke to a specific edge in blender?

I am trying to add a black line (freestyle) to a single edge in blender cycles render. I need help !
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freestyle not rendering open ends

I’m unsure if this feasible, but this is what I want to do: In edit mode the lines for the arms are visible but when I render with freestyle these do not get rendered. I think I have a hunch of what ...
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How to enable freestyle edges on top of freestyle faces?

Using blender render and freestyle lines I used "control- e" to set some freestyle edges to render, they render fine and all, however the mesh is animated and moves so it sometimes also renders ...
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How to make quick 2d animation with blender? Npr

I don't know much about blender at all but I want to make 3d animations but wanting it to look 2d. 3d animations that try to look 2d are clearly 3d and I know it can be done with npr and freestyle but ...
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freestyle no working on mesh

My question is rather simple: why won’t rendering with freestyle work on my mesh. I have checked my preferences. Also I can’t find any fault on my mesh, although I suspect that is where the problem ...
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Internal render stuck at Freestyle View Map Creation

I am using the freestyle effect in Blender internal and when I preview it, the effect gets rendered really quickly, but when I render the image for real, it always gets stuck on 'Freestyle: view map ...
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Freestyle line sorting not working?

What am I doing wrong? I can not get the sorting lines work. For the second set of lines, the settings are identical, except for the other line color.
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Import freestyle line style from other .blend file

I know you can import other stuff like object from another .blend file. I am wondering if you can do the same of the line styles and how?
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Load Freestyle script using api

How do I load freestyle script using api instead of the GUI?
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Freestyle edges obscured by smoke

I've got an object that I'm rendering with freestyle edges: I'd like this object to also be a smoke emitter: Is there any way to draw the freestyle edges, to be partially visible through the smoke?
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How can I get Freestyle lines to show around two objects where they intersect each other? [duplicate]

In this simple example, I have a cube and a sphere. I want Freestyle to show lines around the sphere (or the cube) where the two shapes are intersecting each other. Does anyone know how I can ...
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Freestyle : problem with visibility

I'm trying to use freestyle, to draw a cylinder that goes though a circle: I'd like to add lines around the green part above like this: I tried several freestyle parameters, including QI Range, ...
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Freestyle line is not showing

Im following this tutorial on YT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiqrCRqyLzE. But freestyle line does not appears. Freestyle checkbox is ticked, add-ons are ticked (LoopTools, PieMenu Official). I ...
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Why are the python style modules of freestyle not working?

I downloaded and tested the example from several links, including the freestyle official page, but it did not work at all. official page of freestyle, blendswap, freestyleintegration However, the ...
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How to get Model to have an Outline

I've just finished sculpting a skull and now I want to create a render looking like that: And freestyle just doesn't provide a similar result. Here is my model: And here is with freestyle: Options:...
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Freestyle not working in Blender 2.78c

I understand that this type of question has been asked at least 50x, but please read me out. This is as simple as it gets: Freestyle is not rendering in the final render. It simply does not work. Yes,...
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Can the new Eevee Renderer render Freestyle lines?

And can it render using the Toon BSDF? I've heard people claim it can use the same shaders as Cycles, and i'd like to know if that's true.
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How to exclude an object from Freestyle render?

The question is how can I exclude an object from the freestyle render? What I need to do is create a Clay render with the wire only on the airplane. My scene is simple I only have two objects the "...
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Scale of Freestyle SVG export

A quick question about using the Freestyle SVG exporter. What units does the exporter assign to vector objects in the SVG export file- meters, millimeters, pixels? Suppose that I was exporting ...
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How to prevent cuts between adjacent array copies in freestyle?

I am using the array modifier to create a train track, but I am getting "cuts" between the copies which cause a problem in Freestyle: The "merge" option on the Array modifier does not fix this. It ...
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During render can I render freestyle lines, then re-insert them back into the scene so other objects may interact with them during their rendering?

Clarification, May 31st 2017: User Firewill kindly provided an answer for the first version of the problem I stated, but I think I was after a more broadly applicable solution, so I'm re-stating my ...
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How can I improve the realism of my pencil texture lines in freestyle?

I'm using a charcoal image texture to make my cycles freestyle lines look as though they were drawn by hand with a pencil. My inspiration (and the source of the charcoal image texture) was the teapot ...
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Additive color overlay

Is there a way to add colors of objects when they are in front of each other from the camera? (Maybe some freestyle option) Like for example, a yellow plane moves over a blue Text, instead of ...
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How do I stop a displacement modifier from breaking the edges of its mesh into many small parts?

I have a mesh grid. I have selected all the edges of it that run in one direction and applied a freestyle color mix to them so their start is pink, their middle is white, and their end is green. When ...
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What's the best way to take a bezier curve and have it render as a freestyle line?

I'm attempting to draw a road onto a mesh terrain and am looking for a better solution than the one I currently have. At the moment I create a bezier curve in the shape of the road then apply a Shrink ...
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Dashed lines (made with Freestyle) are rendering inconsistently

I have a mesh that I've warped into a landscape (using a Displace modifier and a depth-map image). I've then gone into edit mode for that mesh, selected the edges running in one direction, and ...
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Freestyle color from UV-mapped texture or vertex color?

I'd like to be able to precisely control the color of Freestyle rendered strokes, either by reading the coordinates of UV-mapped textures, or by reading vertex colors. I've been playing with the ...
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Freestyle On Images

I recently found out about Blender Render's Freestyle option to add stylized lines on a rendered model. It's really neat to see, but I was wondering if it's possible for these lines to affect PNG ...
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Linking objects, groups, and Freestyle

Freestyle can be restricted to certain objects using Groups. I have a file with freestyle settings and a group named Freestyle1. I also have a separate file containing ObjectA which is also inside a ...
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File not rendering in freestyle properly

So this is my file: And this is how it's rendering: I don't know any way of fixing this.
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Multicolored outlines (For Blender Render)

I want to give to my model a outline with multiple colors. As you can see in this image, the outlines are slighty darker than the material they surround. How can I do something like that in Blender (...
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How to make / generate the trailing effect?

If an object is moved from Point A to Point B using the Follow Path constraint, I want it to leave behind a trail of color behind it. Note : I have enabled Freestyle under which i have unchecked Use ...
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Freestyle distance to camera modifier not working correctly

I have created a sphere with a wide angle camera close to the sphere. I set the freestyle distance to camera modifer to the following and get the sphere as expected. The lines closer to the camera ...
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How to use Freestyle with openGl render?

Hello guys right now I want to use freestyle, but with the OpenGl render. I'm not sure if this is possible. when I render using the openGl render image freestyle will not work, but when the Render ...
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Freestyle depth of field

I am using Freestyle on a Cycles scene with some depth of field. The Freestyle doesn't get affected by the depth of field, and so pops out too much on objects that aren't in focus. I am looking for ...
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Freestyle lines not showing up in final render

I'm trying to render a cartoon image with Freestyle lines. The lines render perfectly in the preview window, but they do not show up on actual render output. Could someone please help me with this? ...
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How do you add a thin outline?

I am new at this. I am extracting files a game. In the game they have thin black outlines, but they aren't part of a model. I am having trouble finding anything about this. What is the simplest way to ...
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Why don't the freestyle lines show in the rendered image?

I wanted to utilize freestyle for technical drawing, so I followed some simple tutorials. I activated the Freestyle checkbox in the Render menu, also activated the lineSet in the Render Layers menu. I ...
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Can't switch off freestyle render lines' transparency - Cycles

I'm struggling with this render. I'm trying to stop the freestyle render lines from showing through the geometry. Must've been something i pressed, who knows:) Heres my settings Thanks:)
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How to make a comic in blender? [closed]

I'm new on blender, I'm not animator or anything like that. I like comics and I was searching a different way to make them. I used blender years ago just for fun, to make a character walk, but, I ...