Questions tagged [npr]

Non-Photorealistic Rendering is a technique that focuses on cartoony, anime like and painterly style digital art as well as mimicing more traditional art forms. Blender's toon shaders and Freestyle are often used in this style of rendering.

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How can stipple shading be replicated in Blender?

I have had this idea for a little while, using Blender to simulate traditional stipple shading. I have gotten an OK effect using a mix shader with ambient occlusion as a factor to spread a stipple ...
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How to distort still image or gif animation

I found this gif animation in Twitter as shown below. Now I want to know how that is done. I wish to put flickering effect on any still image. I'd like to use that technique on not just still images, ...
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Scientific Illustration: Non-photorealistic rendering of sparse wireframe with dashed/dotted lines for backfacing areas - Blender 2.80

I'm interested in creating a material that gives this end result: I'm studying the possibility to use Blender as a tool for scientific education in pure mathematics. The idea is that the material ...
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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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Rendering a pupil within a glasses lens?

This is my first post here and I'm still learning about Blender (aren't we all though?) and I had a question about an effect I'd like to do. I'd like to make it so that a character with solid-color ...
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Is it possible to create realtime outline effect in Eevee, only with shaders?

I know It's possible to do this with solidify modifier, or manually duplicating the mesh, fatten and flip normals (which is more or less the same thing as the solidify method). Like this one And I ...
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Will it be possible to render out the Workbench viewports in Blender 2.8?

In the same way as you can currently render the active viewport in Open GL? Some aspects of the Workbench renderer look as if they will be very useful for NPR people.
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Toon shader making jagged shadows

I've tried to find an answer but so far no luck. All of the ones I could find went over my head. So I'm caving in and asking this question myself. I'm very new to Blender and 3D stuff, so bear with ...
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Grab shader color to mix in another shader?

Is it possible to grab the color of a shader, maybe by copying it's material ID or data path, and link that to a color node in another shader? I'm working on a Cycles toon shader and I want to be ...
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Best way to achieve floaty bouncy physics?

I'm trying to achieve non-realistic bouncy physics, specifically for ears and tails like the physics shown in these example Example 1 Example 2 I've tried with the spring bones addon and blender's ...