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Shapekey paths crash due to alt-s scaling (new data)

I'm having an issue where if a bunch of paths in a row are assigned a shape key, blender 2.79b will crash. Sometimes strands will just explode, as seen in the file as it opens; that's all (meant to be)...
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Random rotation on child particles?

Is there a way to have a random rotation on child hair particles? I know you can have random size, but if there's a way to randomize rotation as well that would be great.
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Hair (mesh) straighten out curls in strands

I have a hair object (mesh instead of the blender's hair system to save render times) imported from blendswap and I want the curls at the bottom part to be straightened out and go directly down ...
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Making a particle system more “fluffy”

I currently have a rug using hair particles that looks something like this. What can I tweak to get it look more like the rug shown below?
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Hair particles clumping in Cycles render

First time posting :) I'm relatively new to Blender, and I'm having trouble with hair particles rendering correctly. This is my viewport render preview, which is the appearance I'm looking for: And ...
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Hair particle system moves position when loading

I am using Blender 2.79b in cycles render trying to create a character model with realistic hair and eyebrows. I have set up my hair using a vertex group for the scalp, and the eyebrows were placed ...
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How should I make an afro in Blender for gaming?

I want this character to have an afro so what's the best way to do this? I Tried exporting the model like this to Unreal Engine but it just broke because of alll the little hairs. To make the hair, ...
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Cloth physics for poly hair and armature

I have an armature for the body and then modelled the hair. By following this tutorial (https://youtu.be/c11l2o5uCQs) on how to add cloth physics by using verts and ik modifier, the hair bangs are ...
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Game-ready hair mesh technique like Zbrush's imm brushes or better

I wanted to figure out the best approach for game-ready hair that would likely be running in Unity as its game engine. I've found that Zbrush has imm brush/ hair strips and cards as a popular method. ...
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Not all particle instances rendering

I have a tree mesh with the following structure: • a base mesh ("tree.002") for the trunk and largest branches, with a hair particle system • a twig mesh ("branchmesh") instanced to the above particle ...
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How to make dr.eggman mustache?

I am trying to make a the mustache in the picture above but can’t make the same thing. So far I have tried modeling the mustache but there is no hair and it’s just a flat mesh.
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Hair particles on a moving and deforming mesh sequence

I have a .ply sequence of 10 frames (from a fluid simulation) imported with Stop-motion-OBJ which looks like this: The mesh is constantly having a change in the number of vertices/faces as it is ...
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Creating hair on Object

i have an Object from a game (picture 1).Im trying to learn Blender with this Object and im doing the hair. I seperated the hair on the Object and made a somewhat looking head(picture 2).Now I stuck ...
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How to attach mesh object to another mesh

I'm still new to blender and I've been having trouble attaching meshes to another mesh. For example, I'm trying to attach this hairpiece accessory to this hair mesh and I can't quite seem to get it to ...
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Particle Edit pushing hair into mesh

When I comb hair on the scalp, the hair gets pushed into the mesh leaving "bald spots". STEPS TO CORRECT: I used puff to bring hair above the mesh and stand straight up but issue repeats whenever I ...
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Get Location of Particle Keys with real unit size

I get my location of all particles with this script. ...
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How to project picture onto hair particles?

Here I have a basic plane with hair particles (just for example) And here is something i want ,this black line, it should be visible when looking from angle in case when there is more particles on ...
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Hair Particles - Can I recalculate the initial rotation every frame?

So i have an animated ocean, Shrinkwrapped a hexagon grid over it and spawning a buoy on every vertex. I used hair particles en set the initial rotation to Normal-Tangent which works great. The issue ...
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Adding another roughness to hair

I have been using yeti and xgen for hair and fur and they allow users to add multiple scraggle or roughness to the hair.For example a less frequency scraggle to generate some randomness in the hair ...
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How to fix blender particle hair explosion

Hi I'm not that good with hair particles. Somehow it explodes, flies off the head and grows into a huge electrostatic ball of wool. https://blend-exchange.giantcowfilms.com/b/5263/
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How Do I Fix Hair particles After Mesh Edit?

I have a hair particle system that I had combed, but I edited the emitter in mesh edit and didn't realize I had messed it up until afterwards. (at least I think mesh editing caused it) Is there a way ...
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Cycles: access actual length of hair strand?

For materials pertaining to hair strands, Cycles gives us a Hair Info node with a scalar output called Intercept, whose value will be 0 at the root and 1 at the tip, irrespective of how long the hair ...
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Hair Particles with Forcefield not rendering as expected

As you can see in the image below, to style some hair on my character I used a Turbulence force field. This is my first time using force fields on hair, however I have done it many times before with ...
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Having issues moduling zootopia style fur

Ive heard that Blender was capable of producing Zootopia style fur on characters using the participial system. Well sadly there doesn't seem to be many guides on fur. The few ive found use a ball or a ...
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Hair particles modelling

I have a hair mesh and I want to to have that with hair particles (the shape looks like a long cone, it's not complicated). So I'm trying to model it with particle edit but it's so hard. I'm trying ...
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Distance to mesh with forcefield/dynamic hair

The hair is pretty far away from the force field mesh, as you can see. Is there a way to reduce that distance? Edit: Oh well, I guess it is scale dependent. Kinda hard to figure out the "correct" ...
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Forcefield as collider with dynamic hair

Having a separate collision object works, but with fast movement I still get a lot penetration through the mesh. Apparently it can be done better with a forcefield but I cannot get it to work like ...
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Realistic rug with blender? [closed]

Can I have some guidance or tutorials how to make phototrealistic rug like this with the particle system? Here's the kind of result I want to achieve, really realistic, long hair, and a sort of ...
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Hair particle children still here after using cut brush

So basically I wanted to get rid of some hair particles to make the hair line appear more natural(i didn't know i could just delete particles with "none" brush when I did this) After using the cut ...
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How to render hair like this?

Ok, just learning hair here and Im following this tutorial on sculpting/shading- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpVyTc_72z0 I am trying to achieve this in the end - human like hair but anime - ish, ...
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Cycles Hair Problem 20 Segments

The shape gets lost on render. On the left it all looks ok but when rendered it seems to mold to the object lossing the shape. Any ideas on what causes this? I do have the segments set to 20 which ...
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Hair emitting from wrong side of mesh

I made a head using the mirror modifier, and for the hair duplicated the scalp so I could add hair particles across the whole head and not just the side that I had sculpted the actual mesh. I flipped ...
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Particle hair colour

Let's say I have a carpet with a picture of an ornament as a texture. The carpet is black and the ornament white. I want the carpet to be with hair particles. My question is how can I colour the hair ...
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Is it possible to convert hair to alpha planes?

In Zbrush you can groom your hair, and then convert that to alpha planes. I'm curious if it's possible to achieve the same result in Blender? I tag particles because that seems to be what people in ...
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How should I setup this polygon hair node material in blender?

This was made by Sieng JeongHo, as a tutorial on how to texture polygon hair in marmoset toolbag. But I was wondering how could I recreate this in blender cycles? How should I setup the nodes and ...
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Blender port from SFM eyelashes

i am porting SFM models into blender, on this model i have a problem with the eyelashes. can someone help me fix this? it shows up like this on rendering also. I have already tried applying particle ...
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Color Cycles hair particle from UV-mapped image texture material

I have a problem with coloring the hair particles of my model from the texture underneath with the Cycles renderer. I already researched via Google search and even found similar questions on this site,...
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Hair Suddenly Changes Rendering - Possible Corruption?

I've been working on getting my head around how hair works in Blender (styling, shading, optimizing, etc) and have run into something bizarre - not sure if anyone has seen this or knows what it might ...
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Hair mesh to hair particles

Is there a way to "convert" a hair mesh to hair particles? I have a few hair meshes and their textures are really low quality. So I would like to keep the hair shape and change it to particles, if it'...
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How to get basic Hair setting

I want to know the setting for Hair Particles. I have my system i5 with 8GB RAM and 2 GB Graphic card. With the default sphere 1000 count and in the children 500 count my system get slows or hang i ...
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How to save a hair particles position

I want to know how can I save particle hair positions? I've made a scene with the character, then I've added some particle hairs to it. The hairstyle is somewhat very complex, and I spent a lot of ...
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Hair Particle Edit Mode “Mirror” operator doesn’t work

I've been creating some eyelashes and eyebrows for a character and would love to be able to mirror the right side to the left to at least use as a base (and then break the symmetry later), but no ...
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Hair particles: Unwanted, irrevertable mirroring!

I've been styling hair particles for an asymmetrical look. To speed up my workflow, I turned on x-mirror in the particle edit tools panel when working on individual strands, then turning it off to ...
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Hair not showing up (hair particle)

I'm trying to follow this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpVyTc_72z0 but i can't manage to get the hair to show up and i don't know why. What i'm doing wrong?
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Hair - How to apply dynamics at a given frame and then edit particle to groom?

When I apply dynamics to hair, I get expected results, hair drops down into gravity. Great. Since I like the state of the hair, I am trying to apply "dynamics" from the (T)ool menu and also baking ...
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Particle System - Hair: size jittering - messes up scene

I have a project where I rendered out one animation. Now I see that the palms in my animation jitter in size. Video here: https://youtu.be/JowtxnaBUZg When I examine this effect in Blender I see ...
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Tutorials for texturing polygon hair in blender/any software with knowledge transferable

I haven't found anything. I tried using other tutorials from other software, but they all converted their polygons to particle hair curves, and blender can't do that (I think)? I just need a ...
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How to make unique hairstyles with particle hairs/are there any other methods?

I was interested in princess peach's hair and wanted to know if I could make it with particles. However, styling it has been more than a hassle. This is her hair. It swoops around here and there and ...
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Particle (hair) issue

It's really complicated for me to describe this situation, but I'll try my best. When I applied particles on my drupelet everything seems to work fine. Then when I try to use the drupelet as a ...
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Trouble with rendering hair

I've had a lot of trouble rendering hair on my first character. I can't figure out how to get it to render. The hair looks just how I want it on the 3D view page and I've tried several of the ...