Questions tagged [smoke-simulation]

Questions pertaining to Blender's built-in smoke simulator.

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Eevee fire and smoke issues

I have run into a problem, fire and smoke won't work, I have volumetric on in the render tab and you can see my fluid settings in the video. I have tried cycles and fiddled the hell out of the render ...
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How can I make this smoke look the way it should

I'm new to modelling, and I got stuck with making an appropriate smoke for coffee. How can I make those wavy smokes like in this picture: What I have right now:
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eevee rocket landing [closed]

I’m attempting to make a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster landing for my science project and I’m having trouble with the flame I was following this tutorial: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4z-YtZvWkVs and first ...
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Mantaflow smoke from Particles not working

I am trying to set up my scene so that the Mantaflow smoke simulation will be generated from the particles generated by an Icosphere object. However, when I set that up, the simulation bakes but no ...
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Fire vfx (by route of Quick Smoke) won't work: not matter what I do nothing appears

Following along with BlenderGuru's tutorials. I got smoke to work using QuickSmoke and making sure domain was selected, not flow, and baked it. Works perfectly! Only roadbump was oddly bake material ...
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what's the issue in my steps for The Fire simulation?

I'm new in blender don't know if it's bug or it's a miss understanding how it's work the Fire or smoke simulation. The fire or smoke doesn't show up in EEVEE engine and in the Cycles engine ...
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How can I make more smoke?

I'd like to have more smoke flowing from the windows, but how?
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No Smoke on mac

I run blender 2.8 on my MacBook. However when I try to run a quick smoke simulation, nothing shows in the viewport. Why can’t I see the simulation? I have an object and a domain as default. Please ...
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Smoke is gone from fire, only flames displayed

For some reason I can't figure out how to get the smoke to display. It was working before I made the resolution so high, something else must have changed. Please help! scription here]3]3 enter ...
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Another can't render smoke

I'm new to the forum, but have been using blender for years. Three days ago I ran into a problem that has me baffled. As an example, I open blender 2.81, and use the default cube to make a quick smoke ...
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Quick Smoke not showing up or working

Whenever I try to apply quick smoke to an object it neither shows up in my object view or render. I have tried multiple times to get it to work but nothing happens. I've tried searching the answer ...
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Explosion/fire not showing up after bake in viewport or rendered

I was following an explosion tutorial for 2.82 on youtube and he did a bake and after that, the explosion showed up, but when I do it the domain changes sizes but the explosion does not show up, I ...
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Why aren't my forcefields affecting the fire sim?

I literally can't find anyone with this problem. I follow a tutorial step by step, the person just adds in a force field and it works! I even made sure that they are in the same collection and tweaked ...
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2.82+: How to use fluid.bakeData() in python code

Before Mantaflow (2.82+), we were able to bake smoke sims with custom python code like follows: ...
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How can I make a fluid (smoke) follow a particle system?

I'm using Blender 2.82.7 for this. I need to make a tornado, I created the particle system, I created fluid physics, but when I make the final bake the system does not behave as I wanted and it ...
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Why can't I see smoke in the viewport when using Eevee?

I organised nodes as shown to make the smoke emit light according to its density. What happens is a change of all the world background to white, although I've changed it to black. smoke doesn't appear....
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Flame remains stuck at armature-animated emitter's original location within domain

I've been working on an animation of sorts, and have ran into a bit of an issue with flame physics. Namely, animating thereof. While I did find help in getting the domain to follow the model and not ...
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Render Transparent Background Fire Simulation

After many hours of research, I have yet to find a full tutorial explaining this. How can I go about rendering a fire simulation with a transparent background? I would prefer to use PNG as the file ...
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simulation cache playback

my question is how to make blender refreshes viewport playback cache every time when the timeline starts from the beginning, say i have 250 frame, everytime it plays all the 250 frames and jump back ...
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Increasing simulation resolution of smoke changes the overall look

I like how this 128 bake has a lot of smoke and fire coming out at this frame. But when I increase the resolution to 512 it looks totally different. Any suggestions? Thanks.
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How to emit Smoke from an Object?

In Maya, there is a tutorial showing emitting smokes from a sword mesh, and then he generates a flipbook of it. What's the name of this and How do I do it in Blender? The tutorial doesn't show it ...
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Quick Smoke not rendering despite correct node set up

Blender 2.79 I've already searched and none of the solutions I've found worked. I am trying to use quick smoke to show liquid coming out of a syringe. It shows up in preview but not when rendered ...
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How do we produce LESS smoke?

LOVE smoke sims. But sometimes, it's too darn much smoke - here's a train scaled to travel 60 MPH. I'm just fussing around with a BIG domain and 120 resolution divisions LOOKS like a small enough ...
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Smoke simulation “Bake” is missing (or moved?) from 2.8.0 to 2.8.2

I'm trying to do a Smoke simulation following the various tutorial videos I've found, and could do it in 2.8.0 (after figuring out I needed to delete a BSDF texture on the Smoke Domain), but since ...
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Blender 2.82 Eevee smoke problem (density)

I use Blender 2.82 for 2 days now. I have real problem to get nice results with smoke. I cannot generate dense smoke. I tried everything. Nothing helps. I had no such a problem with previous version (...
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Can't preview smoke simulation on Blender 2.82

Whenever I add a Quick Smoke effect, I can't preview it on the viewport unless I bake it. And Yes, I added the Smoke Domain on the object. I've seen tutorials like this https://www.youtube.com/...
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Smoke is not appearing in the “render” viewport, version 2.82

I am in need of help. I was trying to complete a smoke tutorial, but I needed to update Blender. After I had updated to 2.82, I had put in all of the desired values into their designated slots. I ...
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Can I Smoke after cloth simulation?

I have a plane that have the properties of cloth, when it collides with an object I want that after certain time it explodes like smoke. How can I do that? I'm very new to this area
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Smoke flow force field not working with Mantaflow Gas

I'm making a smoke simulation with Blender 2.82 and I'm trying to guide a particle system with a smoke flow field (like this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iddFzef4H6E). Both normal velocity ...
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Cloth and smoke simulation not working

So I was creating a smoke sim (in 2.82) and had a cloth fall onto the smoke to act as an obstacle, so that it would collide with the smoke, however it did not. I have set the cloth to be an effector ...
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Is possible reflections for voxel in eevee Blender 2.8x?

Ok, i tryed to make reflections for fire/smoke in eevee, but meet a problem with it. In cycles all is good, but in eevee it not working, even if i use a reflection probes. Also, there is a question ...
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Smoke following particles too much

So, I have a simple explosion scene set up in blender 2.82 and, when I preview the smoke, it's following my particles in so that the smoke just looks like a bunch of smoke bombs being shoved out. What ...
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Quick Liquid and Smoke doesn't work in viewport

When I make smoke by Object > Quick effect > Quick Smoke/Liquid it appears nothing on the viewport. Once I bake it appears just right in viewport, but still error while rendering. I don't know what ...
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How to make smoke puff repeatedly in an animation

I am animating a locomotive and I need it to have smoke puff several times throughout the animation but I can only make it happen once. The first smoke puff I made using CG Matter's tutorial here: ...
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Fire simulation doesn't render

I can see the explosion animation playing in blender but the rendered frames come out empty. I don't know what I'm doing wrong., I was following this youtube tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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Fire is bleeding/rendered in front of all objects in Eevee

I'm playing with fire simulation (added it to an object via object-quick effects menu). I use couple of faces on my torch model as an emitter. I encountered a problem when the fire is rendered in ...
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Explosion doesn't show up in rendered frames

I'm trying to follow this tutorial on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3t4g5WsUbY ...Rendering in eevee. The explosion looks good enough when I play it in blender, but when I render it the ...
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Smoke is not rising

I followed a youtube tutorial about adding smoke, I follow his steps but when I play my smoke animation the smoke doesnt rise and sticks to the plane smoke-emiter.
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How can I prevent force fields from affecting hair or other particles?

I want the turbulence force field to only affect my smoke sim, but it's also messing up my hair particles. I've tried setting Effector Collection to the collection the smoke simulation is in (the hair ...
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Transparent background not working with smoke domain

I hope this is a simple question; I'm in Eevee trying to make an explosion of sorts, but when I render it with transparent turned on the image doesn't show the smoke domain (it shows when transparent ...
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Smoke Simulation Render Issue

I was trying to render a rocket takeoff, but where I have my domain set is just a gray box on the final render?
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Blender 2.81a: No Smoke or Fire With Quick / Solid Render

I think this is a bug. Can anyone help with a workaround or confirm that it does not work at the moment? In the default scene, if I select the cube, then add via menu "Object | Quick Effects | Quick ...
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Blender - Vector Field Animation

I am trying to create an animation of a vector field for my university Physics project. I ideally would like to create something like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcQuqxYU-UY so with moving ...
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Quick smoke + fire not rendering properly in 2.81a

Having just ventured into the physics of Blender, I tried to set fire to a cylinder in a previous animation. The results looked nice especially using Cycles. In the 3D viewer with Viewport Shading: ...
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Giving smoke no shadow

I've been trying to use smoke as a way to show simple steam for some hot coffee, generally looks good except the steam has a huge shadow, not something I really see in real life, so I'm trying to ...
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How to set fire render colors to be the same as the fire viewport preview?

I am modeling a candle in Blender, and I want the flame to have the same shading look as it does in rendered view. This is in the viewport (wireframe): This is rendered: See how there is a slight ...
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Don't know what's happening with the Smoke Effector (probably simple fix)

Probably and hopefully a simple answer; my smoke effector is just showing a block of smoke, instead of a sort of explosion which I'm making. It was working fine yesterday, but I must've messed with ...
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Smoke simulation not compliant with Emitter scale

I was trying to have some smoke emitting from a pipe in an alleyway, and i did this by placing a small UV sphere inside the pipe, and using that as an emission mesh for my smoke (and i applied the ...
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smoke shows in preview but not in final render (cycles)

I'm trying to render smoke for the first time. When I'm previewing the render everything looks fine however when I press F12 to render it the smoke doesn't appear in the final render. Here are my ...
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(Blender 2.8) Smoke not showing in Physics Properties

The smoke physics is missing and I don't know how can I fix that. Thanks for helping me ! Here's the screen of the physics properties.

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