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smoke animation not shown in render

I have made a smoke animation in blender 2.8 with cycles engine. It works fine in the rendered view port and in camera view port, but when I actually render the image or the animation. The smoke does ...
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I had some trouble on render the smoke animation in camera view

The smoke animation is shown in rendered viewport, but it does not show in the camera view for some reason, can anyone look at my file in the link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1R11mV6s0RGVNUU2X-...
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why does my smoke animation shown in the viewport shading but not shown in the render shading

this is the tutorial that I followed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8lHVnQdtSA&t=615s I did everything on the blender 2.8, but I did not see the buttom that enables the volumetric render, and I ...
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Material on Smoke

I made the tornado tutorial from CGgeek and followed every step. But when i try to make a material for the Smoke, it only showes the Domain object with the material (at any frame, bevore and after ...
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How to make inverted smoke in blender 2.8

I'm trying to make a kind of inverted smoke. I'm making an animation of the LEM landing on the moon but the flame of the engine is ascending, it need to go down, I tried to rotate the flow but it's ...
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Smoke Collision causes Aliasing with Cylinder

My scene is comprised of a smoke domain emitting upwards to a default cylinder. When the smoke collides with the cylinder, there is a noticeable "stepping" or aliasing around the cylinder, as seen ...
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Blender navigation in 3d view is extremely slow after baking my animation

I have a Ryzen 7 2700x, GTX 1080, and 16 gigabytes of ram. I'm following this tutorial on making a tornado and after baking the animation, my whole 3d view becomes slow and laggy. Additionally, during ...
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Exporting Blender smoke simulation

I'm new to the Blender world. I've created a simple smoke simulation that I'd like to export and import into Keyshot. Is it possible to export the animated smoke as an alembic file? Under Smoke ...
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Make Explosion Out Of Blocks

I am trying to make an explosion out of legos like you see in the lego movies, I have seen a bunch of tutorials for houdini but none for blender. I tried adding a remesh modifier to a smoke simulation ...
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fire and smoke in same domain

i like to create a fire and smoke simulation in one domain with different emitters. But I can only change the colors from both the smoke and the fire. I like to set different colors for the flames and ...
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Smoke Animation Lengthened past 250 frames

The start up to the point where I need the smoke/mist animation is way over the 250 frame mark. Is there a way to lengthen the smoke animation to be over 250 frames? Or is there another way.
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Smoke doesn't appear in render

I have a deformed sphere that i want to add smoke on it. I did the 'Add Smoke' quick effect and as you can see in the picture it doesn't appear on render. Everything seems right to me and i don't see ...
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Fire simulation looks blurry

EDIT V2: Added new photos with camera settings and render settings. Hi there this is my first ever post in this forum. I'm new to blender and proabably doing something stupid but I'm struggling to ...
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Unwanted distortion while in realtime render/working on smoke sim - eevee

So, I'm getting this really strange distortion when moving the viewport around while working on a smoke sim, with flow type set to fire. It only occurs when I move around in the viewport, it stops ...
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Why dosen't the smoke appear, either in render viewport or in final render?

tried to render my explosion which consisted of smoke and fire by following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCswSYaYpFw But the smoke and fire didn't show up, whether in rendered ...
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Multiple particle systems are glitching all over the place?

Ok, Im in Blender 2.8 if that makes a difference but the main issue is getting multiple smoke simulations to work in the same scene. Since this is 2.8 Ive looked at past questions like Is it possible ...
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What's more efficient, one big smoke domain, multiple smaller ones, a big adaptive one?

I am wondering what's the most optimal practice when implementing smoke. I have several objects that emit smoke, and these move. Is it better to have one big smoke domain that encapsulates all these ...
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Remove Semi-Visible Fire Domain

While trying to render some fire simulation, I noticed my domain's volume is semi-visible. Does anyone know how I can remove this shadow-like box? Edit: Due to the request on trying to add more ...
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Fire that turns to smoke

I want to make a stream of fire where drips of it fall off, and then it turns into thick smoke. How can I do that? .
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Problems when baking a simulation in Blender 2.8

I am baking a smoke simulation, and something doesn't add up. The whole animation has 180 frames, and the smoke simulation starts at frame 80 and ends at frame 180. However, when I click on 'bake all ...
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How can i duplicate a modifier in Python? [duplicate]

I have read this answer Add the Same Modifier to Multiple Objects at Once? on how to duplicate a modifier. I am, however, interested in duplicating a modifier via Python. I have to objects that are ...
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Having issues with quick smoke. Smoke is black, help?

I have no idea why it is this way: here's blend file:https://drive.google.com/open?id=1mmDZ481vuH1K3K2nZAqoLUm0er-kbdNm Yes, I have looked at other questions similar to this one but none of them has ...
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Making a realistic dust trail

I am trying to simulate the smoke/dust from a scene from the latest Star-Wars trailer ("the rise of skywalker"): see attached trailer segment. I also included a gif that shows what I got so far. ...
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Is it possible to use a fluid mesh as a domain for another simulation?

I thought it might be a cool effect to have a smoke simulation inside of a fluid simulation. If the liquid shifts or separates the smoke behaves accordingly as its domain has changed, maybe swirling ...
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Is there a way of 'cooling' smoke over time?

I want to make my smoke simulation send smoke up, but eventually that smoke begins to fall, simulating the smoke losing thermal energy over the period of time it exists. How can I go about this in ...
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How do you create a Vortex Smoke Ring?

I want to create a Smoke Ring as the outer ring for a portal. Example 1: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vortex_ring#/media/File:Vortex_ring.gif Example 2: It doesnt HAVE to be a vortex ring. A ...
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Can fluid or smoke be simulated using particles instead of a fluid or smoke sim? And if so, how?

I was watching Disney's Practical Guide to Snow Simulation and towards the end of the video there was a section on using an MPM for more than just snow. This got me thinking, can particles be used in ...
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How to get spray effect? [duplicate]

I'm trying to animate a scene where fuel passes through a tube and gets into the injector where the spray effect must happen,I've achieved the fluid simulation,but i don't know how to get the spray ...
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How to make a fire beam that expands

I am making a fire simulation, but I wanted to make the fire expand somewhat uniformly within a certain angle like a beam. Maybe the way to do this would be with obstacles? But I don't want to lose ...
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How to add smoke simulation through any object?

I want to make smoke pass through the pipe.How can i do this? Can someone help? I'm a beginner in simulations.kindly help me.
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how do i add a glow only to the smoke using the compositor

i want to add a glare effect to only the smoke but as you can see it applied it to the entire smoke domain when i added a material pass
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anyone know why my smoke simulations are glitching back and forth and only showing one at a time?

this happens even when i bake all dynamics. anyone know why this is? just a bug maybe? https://imgur.com/a/KWVtBYC
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Can you put Multiple physics simulations in one scene simultaneously?

Trying to add multiple smoke simulations running at the same time in 2.8. but only one will render at a time
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Trying to make my smoke simulation look like this

But not quite with that much speed and force. More so lingering out of the vents https://youtu.be/wka3sM1cm0s
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smoke thickness in viewport not matching the thickness in the render

it appears super thin in my viewport but in the render its thick. anyone know why?
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How can I make a silky, wispy smoke effect?

A while back, I asked a question about how to make an effect of blood in the water. No one answered, so I assume that the question was too specific. I've elected to delete that post in favour of a ...
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Smoke simulation from vent [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a thin wispy smoke simulation coming out of a vent. But I can't seem to be able to fine tune the settings well enough to achieve this. Can anyone give me some advice?
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Black lines in Smoke render

Hello I'am new to blender, and I'am creating a ink drop in water animation using quick smoke simulation cycles render then after I finished rendering there's a strange black parts in the animation. I ...
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Rendering VDB Smoke in Cycles

I need to export some files from Houdini into Blender to render in Cycles. That being said, I can either export them as [bgeo], [vdb], or [sim] files. I can't seem to find out if Blender can handle ...
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How do I change a smoke collider's distance?

I've got smoke falling onto an object set with smoke collision physics, but as you can see from the screenshot, there is a gap between the smoke and the object. Where can I find the setting to change ...
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Quick Effects Smoke Rendering as square [duplicate]

I rendered a png file which has appeared as with a box where the smoke should be. There's also a screenshot of the materials setting selected which does show the smoke. Whats going wrong here? I don'...
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Fire emission is cube shaped

So heres my problem: Im trying to simulate an explosion (after this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUrRu7CB6sE&t=221s). But as soon as I crank the emission of the material of the smoke ...
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Smoke Sim rendering in Viewport but not in final render (2.8, Cycles)

Im trying to render a scene which contains a smoke simulation. It renders in the viewport but not in the final render (both in Cycles): Things I've checked: Rendering is enabled in the outliner ...
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key frames with physics simulations

im creating a scene where i have a cloth simulation and a smoke simulation at at the same time it is for a still image (with scope to animate it in the future). my problem is this, with both ...
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Gradient texture loses effects in linked smoke simulation group

I have created a smoke simulation with the following node-setup as the material. The three nodes on the far left allow the lump in the center of the smoke simulation to lose their density. The ...
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Blender Snow Simulation

How to Create This Snow Simulation.
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How to make forced Smoke simulation like spray?

I know how to make a simple smoke simulation, but this is somewhat difficult for me to understand.. Refer this picture: You can see the red and blue smoke coming out of that can or cylinder or ...
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Smoke renders, but not fire in 2.79 Cycles. However, both are fine in rendered viewport [duplicate]

I have a scene with a rocket launching, so obviously fire is pretty important. However, after setting up the shaders and simulation, I can't get the fire to render. Strangely, the smoke is still ...
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Field Weights properties not working as expected

Very new to Blender, and I've just been following some tutorials to help me achieve my goal of creating a smoking logo. I've found plenty of helpful ones, but not quite everything has come together ...
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No color while rendering smoke [duplicate]

I'm just starting Blender and I have a problem with rendering smoke. I'm using blender 2.8. So while being in solid mode I can see animated colors, but once I switch to rendered mode it becomes grey. ...