Questions tagged [particles]

Questions pertaining to a group of particles which can be used to simulate a system of chaotic objects(known as particle systems). Particle systems in Blender are robust and full of settings.

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Why do particles don't react with physics once the hit the "floor"

I'm trying to make some circular-shaped confetti fall onto the ground using particles, but the "confetti" just lands with the same orientation as how it was dropped and does not react with ...
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Export Hair particle system to ThreeJS

I am having trouble exporting a feather made with a hair particle system to ThreeJS. I have followed a lot of tutorials and looked all over but none of the methods I have found have been successful in ...
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Make multiple stars randomnly all over the sky?

So I have a star here and want to put many all over the sky randomly, what would be the easiest way to do this?
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Geometry nodes, How to offset points on face along normal direction by random value?

Im trying to scatter Swords along of a giant monster and i had a rather good first time working with geometry nodes. My question is: How do i offset the different points on my mesh that where ...
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as of blender 3.2 what is best way to go from slow rug particles to Realtime texture?

I rendered this: which up close looks like: But it is intended for indoor house in game engine. Specifically isaac sim as it's for robotics, but think of it as Eevee, Unity, Unreal, etc game PBR ...
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Particles rotation animation

Do you have any idea why can't I animate the particle orientation? ) Well, it's a distant forest. I need those trees to sway a little, but chaotically. When i change "Random orientation" by ...
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Baked particle system - Can it be parented to object for moving with the object?

I have baked 4 particle systems for this sort of portal I made which I am quite happy with. I planned it so I can select the portal and move it where I want with all the rest following it. All except ...
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How to select multi particle systems and modify their properties together

I noticed that we couldn't multi-select particle system, so I could not use copy_to_select button. Is there a way to select multi particle systems and modify their properties together(e.g. render_step)...
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Particles not moving with animation

Hi, im using doing a simulation collision of 2 objects with particles attached to them (gummies with sugar coating). When giving the gummies inertia, the particles are only traveling as far as the ...
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Hair particles going through mesh (3.0)

I have this issue with children from interpolated hair going through the mesh. The images show some of the additional strands ignoring the deflect and clipping through the face. Is there a way to fix ...
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Particle system (hair) orientation problem

I have a hair particle system set up with an object, (feathers). I change how the feathers sit by editing them in particle edit mode. The changes to orientation are not reflected when I leave particle ...
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How to make these particles flow along this curve object?

this is my first post here I'm kinda a newbie therefore pardon my ignorance. So there is this curve object I've imported as a svg file. I want to create some particles to flow along it. Since now I've ...
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System particles orientation target

I need a crowd looking at one target. If i move the target the people change the orientation looking for the target, just the orientation ( i need that the people stay). In tryng with particles ...
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Blender Hair with Dynamics explodes if i add collision

I want to add Hair Dynamics to fur so it reacts to wind and moves with the body's moving. When I add collision so the hair doesn’t go through the body the hair kinda explodes or goes away or jiggles ...
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About the simulation not working normally only on my desktop

I'm making a fire with quick smoke. This doesn't come out if you set the cache to all or module, but it comes out as replay. So I thought it was a problem with the computer, so I turned it back to a ...
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Why is the root diameter of hair not changing?

I opened a new project with a simple cube, added a particle, changed the particle setting to hair, went down to hair shapes and adjusted the root diameter. I cranked the value up as high as it would ...
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How to create particle system with the original objects color values?

How to create particle system with the original objects color values? bpy.data.objects['some_object'].color Update: as it seem like, it will work only if the object color will be copy to all vertices ...
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How do you make simple feathers using hair particles?

I have been working on a model of an ornithomimosaur dinosaur. Ornithomimosaurs had simple feathers like the one pictured below. I want to use the hair particle editor in order to make the feathers, ...
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How can I make particles disappear on collision?

Nice to meet you, everyone. I am a Japanese blender beginner. https://youtu.be/72IxWn3J9zg?t=6 As in the above video, I would like to express that when the ozone particles collide with the virus ...
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Blender 3.2 particle groom mirror issue

I am working on a character and grooming the fur on them. Due to earlier issues with the particle mirror(even with perfectly mirrored guide hairs, the brush strokes were not mirroring), I groomed all ...
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Human mesh with complex hair particles posing

I have a human mesh with lots of hair particles that I would like to pose and use the posing animation to set a cloth simulation so the clothing sits realistically1 in the pose position. When I pose ...
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Why is my weight painting not following brush strokes, when trying to paint for a vertex group on a plane

i want to make a plane with grass using particle system. For that i start with a plane, create a vertex group and go to weight paint mode to paint the areas where i want grass. But for some reason, ...
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Clumping hair particles when there's no clumping active?

I'm new to Blender and have been watching some tutorials on how to make a felt surface that looks good using the hair particles. There weren't many helpful videos that explained what each setting did ...
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Why is there a visible shadow gap between hair particles and my mesh? can this gap be removed?

There's like a tiny pocket of air between the mesh and hair, can this be fixed?
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Making fur soft at tips? It is coming out as bristly

I rarely use the particle system, but I am trying to replicate this type of fur in Blender 3.2. However, the fur no longer fades into a soft and fluffy end like this Blender 2.79 particle system does.....
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Only select those hair roots which do not connect to the emitting mesh

In the Particles Edit mode, it is easy to select all hair roots. However, as the following screenshot shows, some hair roots are not connected to the emitting mesh. So how to quickly and only select ...
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How to efficiently move many roots of hair back to the emitting mesh?

As shown on the screenshot, many roots of the hair are moved out of the emitting mesh. Now I want to move them back the emitting mesh, and how do I do that efficiently please? I can comb each root one ...
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Add image texture to hair particle

I would like to add an image on my hair particle as one could dye a star in the hair but when I add the image impossible to scale the image or get the desired pattern
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Trying to duplicate instance effects of a distributed plane on an emitted plane

I've set up a little example blend with two planes, the middle green plane has points distributed on faces for the yellow cube on the left to be instanced on. The right violet plane has old particle ...
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Botaniq Object showing in final render view but not in Viewport

This render is supposed to be of a flower. The background landscape has grass, flowers and trees but they are far away and not even on this scene. When I go to render I see random trees covering the ...
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particle hair comes through mesh even with collision

I am using blender 3.2.1 I have a small animation of a suzanne's head and a hair strand parented to it. The hair is particle hair. It was made this way: 1) making a curve circle and a path curve, in ...
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How to cut exactly a plane with a particle system so the particles dont leave the limit area?

I want to find a way to dont let my particles system outside a delimitation area in that way the grass dont leave the square area, as u can see some are going out of the object How can i limit the ...
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Particles Rendered from Collection Are Missing Their Material

I made a Blender File where I'm trying to emit "cold sparks" from a simple sphere. I created a sphere over a plane with a collision physics simulation on the plane. I put a particle system ...
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How do I make particle velocity separate from the emitter's rotation?

I'm trying to make an effect similar to that of an object falling into water, with bubbles appearing at the bottom and making their way up. This works fine by setting the Z-Velocity of particles to ...
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How Do I Fill This Bowl With Balls?

I have a rigid body setup but I can't figure out why my particle objects won't fill the bowl. I have rigid body set for the both the ball object (active) and the bowl (passive), scales are applied, ...
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How do i delete individual particles

When I try deleting the sprinkles on the left it also deletes the others
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Particle hair Glitch when rendering

Is there a way to render this without the hair glitch? Render settings: File link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NNG_T-4PLe6EkcgeJOH88O0jk3T_NT8K/view?usp=sharing
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how to disable shadow for hair particles in blender

I have tried the method used for disabling normal shadows but it is not working here
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How to make object particles (hair) copy the color of parent object?

So I have a bunch of grass (particles) that I want to have a gradient that then multiplies into the base color (the base color is a texture image) which I did figure out but I cant make the base color ...
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In particle edit of hair, how to move hair root without getting away from the mesh

After unchecking the preserve of root position, I can move the particle root vertex with g, how ever it easily get off from the surface and may be inside or outside. How can I move the root but let it ...
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Particles casting shadows of plane?

Why is the particles, rocks in these case, that are on the bottom plane have those squares around them? the problem is those are casting shadows of squares on render view, how do I remove them, I am ...
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How to make a gradient in the x axis with hair particles?

I want to make make the gradient from top to bottom of the grass but instead it looks like this: This is my node settings this is a painted version of what i want to achieve
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What is the best way to convert modeled hair into realistic hair?

I'm a beginner, does anyone familiar with the answer? I don't want to make custom hair all by myself. I would like that already modeled hair to be transformed into realistic hair. So I don't have to ...
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How should I re-create this hair in Blender (Cycles)?

I am attempting to recreate the hair created by Marko Xu(羿) within their post "Forest Ranger" (more pictures can be viewed via the link). It was original created in Zbrush and Maya. Here is ...
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Rendering animation makes explosion particles/fragments re-appear

I tried out the explosion modifier and decided to make a simple animation of an egg falling apart. However, when the later frames started to render I noticed that the explosion fragments which have ...
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How to convert particles in blender to GLTF/GLB?

I want to convert my animated particles in blender to GLTF. I saw that I could convert the particles but these no longer have the animation that there was with the particle system Thank you for your ...
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Looping Animation of Falling Particles in Geometry Nodes?

I've been following Blender Guru's 3.0 Donut Tutorial and have been trying to figure out if there is a way to seamlessly loop the falling sprinkles made in Part 12. I've Googled for ways to make ...
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Is there a method to get the child particle information from python API

I'm using the hair particle system. And I want to get all the locations of hairs. For the parent hair, I can get the locations like these ...
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How to give sapling tree gen more volume?

I found this foliage artwork on Art Station https://www.artstation.com/artwork/r9dBXL, and I am in the process of trying to replicated it. In his software description, he said he used Blender, and by ...
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Blender Particle System Convert to Mesh Button not visible

I have added cylider as object particle to cube, then I tried to convert particle to mesh but the convert button in modifiers tab is not visible
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