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The Grease Pencil tools allow Blender users to draw lines inside of the 3D viewport. Possible uses for the resulting sketches include scene and animation planning as well as in-scene descriptions. They can be converted to curve objects and organised in layers.

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Darker and less contrasted 3D viewport and 2D canvas - Latest build of 2.8

I just downloaded the latest build of 2.8 to try out the new grease pencil curve feature, but I've noticed something off. The 2D canvas is significantly darker (an off grey), whereas the last build ...
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Grease pencil strokes disappear in surface mode in Blender 2.8

I'm learning grease pencil in Blender 2.8, hope you can help with a small frustrating issue: When the stroke placement mode is set to 'surface' for drawing directly on a mesh, only the current stroke ...
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Accessing keys() of objectcollection in custom menu

So, I was creating a custom menu (in 3dview) of active greasepencil colors, for switching between them when coloring my 2d animation, I wrote a script which was to invoke the ...
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Grease Pencil not drawing on a flat plane

I am animating over a mesh plane background with an image. I do the camera move first then draw the figure from the camera view or front view. when I do this the grease pencil plane has a 'curve' to ...
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Blender: Rendering volumetric stroke dots of the Grease Pencil?

In Blender: is there any way to turn the dots of a volumetric stroke (when using the grease pencil) into renderable dots? So to actually see the dots when rendering the image?
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Grease pencil conversion

I can't convert GP into mesh or curve. There are tools options to convert but nothing happens. I was following old tutorial but now is something different.
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What are these blue lines and how do I get rid of them?

Was messing with the grease pencil yesterday and this popped up. I have no clue on how remove them.
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Drawing on tracked video footage with the grease pencil

Fellow night workers, I am trying to draw sketch like drawings of houses on to drone footage. I have used Syntheyes for planar tracking. Now I am trying to find the best way to draw in Blender. When ...
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2 images as planes, one of them shows incorrect control for alpha

I imported image as planes after enabling the add-on. In First image , I have imported Image A as the BG and the alpha is numeric value and can be used to reduce opacity. In second image, I have ...
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Grease Pencil to Video Sequencer

I imported sound in video editor, cut it as needed and did animatics in sync to the sound using 2D animation tab. But when I render the same my output is a blank frame. Possibly because I am not able ...
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Grease pencil fill appears infront of glass, while in 3d space it is behind

Trying to put a grease pencil layer behind and infront of a glass jar in Blender 2.8. But the part behind the jar appears to be infront of the jar. Is there some kind of Blend mode in grease pencil I ...
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Front ortho opposite way around to expected

I have a box and have drawn with grease pencil F on the front (+Y) B on the back (-Y) R on the right (+X) L on the left (-X) T on the top (+Z) Right ortho shows the R Top ortho shows the T (upside ...
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connecting grease pencil drawing to object with armature for animation

For a project, I am creating an animation. For this animation, I need to be able to connect my grease pencil drawing to my object to then be able to animate both.. with grease pencil I clicked on the "...
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Poser 3D Characters - > Then draw them in 2D

A 2d animators question: I want to animate 2d characters in Blender, since I realized how powerful it can be for 2d animation. I want to pose a 3D character, then redraw the pose with the grease ...

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