Questions tagged [soft-body]

Questions about soft body physics in Blender's soft body physics engine and Blender's game engine. Use this tag for question pertaining to soft body physics.

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How can I fix this floating gap with the softbody collision?

I know this may seem like a minor complaint, but it annoys me that the collision thickness for this plane is minimum to 0.001 which leaves this very small floating space between the softbody-ball and ...
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How to make delicious homemade ice cream [closed]

I am working on a project for a client in which I need to make a short gif animation for a series of icons. One of these is an ice cream cone and for its animation I'd like to have a cone spin into ...
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What are some good physics properties for toys?

Speaking as a beginner who has had not experience with physics properties yet, I was just wondering if anyone knew of some good physics properties to use for toys. I have some plush toys in my scene ...
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Soft Body crumples upon impact

I have a very simple simulation of a ball falling onto a ground plane. But every time I play the sim, all the ball does is crumple. My settings are down below. Why is it doing this? I want it to be ...
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Sticking a soft body to a moving surface

So I'm fairly new to blender and still learning the essentials. Is there any way to stick a soft body to a moving surface? The portion of my project I'm stuck on has a rotating disk that the soft body ...
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Rigging a pendant to a breathing nose

I am trying to rig a pendant to a nose. I want to apply wiggle to the nose while nostrils expand and contract, making pendant move at the same time being also affected by physics. I have given two ...
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How do you get rid of overlapping faces? Mesh made in tilt brush

I am trying to add some soft body dynamics to this mesh but first I want to get rid of all of the overlapping/facing edges (I am not sure if that is even the right description). Basically I made this ...
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How to different object do not fall apart in blender soft body?

I have a model of Minecraft wolf, which I wanted to fall down like a soft body. But, it has inner 7 parts, how can I join them to make a ballon soft body simulation? Thanks.
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Softbody - opposite faces are bleeding through (clipping?) - how to avoid?

Learning blender, this is not a project of any sorts - just me learning. I am trying to make a money bill, and I'd like it to have softbody physics, so that I can make a shower of bills flying around, ...
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How do I make a softbody "want" to be the way it was modelled?

So basically, I'm trying to add a softbody to an object (well, a curve, but same difference as far as I know). But when it's NOT moving, I want it to be in the shape I modelled it in (basically a sort ...
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Compressing concentric cylinders with relative position unchanged

I would like to use softbody physics to compress concentric cylinders. However, the inner cylinder deformed out of place. I would like to keep the relative positions between inner cylinder unchanged, ...
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Dynamically "push" mesh in-/outwards with another mesh

Description: I want to push one mesh into another mesh and have it deform in the most simple way possible that is still animateable in some form (through a empty or something). Example: Lets say I ...
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Unable to extend baking / simulation end frame for soft body animation

I am building a soft body animation, and want to Simulate up to eg frame 140, check simulation and then simulate frames 141 - 200, and so on... However to change the simulation start and end frames, ...
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Get position of a soft body object in Python

I have a simple script displaying a falling softbody position, but unfortunately it always returns the original position: ...
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Adding differing Soft Body params to various Vertex Groups of same character mesh

I have an over-weight character where I would like to apply some "flesh jiggle" to areas like the chin, belly and arms. One can imagine rather differing parameters to the chin (very loose ...
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Does sculpt mode support any way for a mesh to deform itself upon contact?

So I had a teddy bear in the works: but the problem is that the leg should interfere with the body when it is moved. I was using the pose brush (but have no opposition to a rig.) What would you guys ...
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Make only a part of the mesh softbody

I've been following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5JtP8AZKhU&t=5s It doesn't address, and I cannot find any documentation on how to make only a part of the mesh a softbody. For ...
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Drop rigid body onto soft body

I just asked this question and it was closed as being a duplicate of this question. However I cannot get the solution from that previous question to work (explain in more detail below). Also I don't ...
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Drop Rigid body onto soft body and leave an impression [duplicate]

I see that there are quite a few questions about soft bodies and rigid bodies interacting on here, but none of them seem to work for exactly what I want so I figured I'd ask. What I want to do I want ...
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Animate location of soft body objects while simulation is running?

I have a bunch of soft body objects inside a sphere. I want to rotate the soft body objects around the pivot point or center of the sphere they are inside of (imagine something like a washing machine ...
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How to achieve soft body pieces squeezed inside of sphere effect like this?

I want to create something similar to this ad at around 4 seconds in: https://www.themill.com/work/case-study/samsung-notebook-plus2/ You see these balloon-like objects that seem to be squeezed into ...
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How can I make string tighten around a soft object

I've used blender for a couple months, my knowledge is limited to basic modelling. I'm trying to get the effect of string being tied around a soft object. Like this string around my finger. Not sure ...
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Numerical algorithm in soft body simulation

I tried finding information about how exactly soft body physics is computed from surface mesh or just a group of vertices, but I couldn't find any. How can I get some information about this? For ...
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Save Soft Body Preset?

Why soft body phys unable to save settings like cloth phys? any addon to add this for softbody?
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Soft Body - how to make a stretch deformation by collision?

I would like this elastic band in Soft Body mode to be deformed in this way by another object. My simulation is fake and extremly basic it's just to show the event.
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Interpolate physics sim point cache?

The deforming physics sims all create huge amounts of data. In a lot of cases, storing an entire shape for every frame is arguably wasteful. Is there any way to simulate only every couple frames, and ...
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Weird soft body collision behavior

I'm trying a simple collision between a soft body sphere, and a collision sphere that moves into it. The soft body sphere's vertex are jumping inside the collision sphere, before contact. Is it a ...
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Equations governing softbody simulation parameters?

What are the equations that specify how settings like "Pull", "Push", "Damp", "Bending", etc— combined with mesh geometry and simulation state properties like ...
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Soft Body Baking ridiculously slow

I'm working on a soft body simulation and baking it takes like HOURS for just 5 frames. I got an Intel Core i5 9400F, 1060 6G (I don't think GPU is the problem, I'm just baking physics), 16 GB of ram ...
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Soft body simulation with rigged characters, blender 2.9

I'm working on setting up a soft body simulation in Blender, where I have a rigged character but I want some parts of the body to deform with collision. I checked out a quick tutorial online, I ...
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Apply softbody result to CURVE

When one wants to 'save' the result of a softbody simulation, they apply the softbody modifier either directly to the mesh or as a shapekey. I am trying to perform this on a curve (simulating a string)...
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Soft bodies go through each other

Help I'm trying to make soft bodies collide with each other but nothing seems to be working instead they just go through each other.
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Stop soft body objects from pulling together

Blender 2.92- I have a simulation with 4 falling soft-body cubes. If they are relatively close when the simulation starts, they pull together into one blob instead of falling. If the cubes are far ...
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Can you preview physics bakes as they're baking?

I'm baking some pretty long soft body and rigid body sims and quite often something goes horribly wrong during the bake and it doesn't operate correctly, this is fine, however I feel like I could save ...
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Does anyone have any experience in causing metal deformation on cars? (Beginner)

I am creating an animation of a car crash. So far, I have the cars placed as rigid bodies which their wheels/tires as separate parts that are rigged to the body via rigid body constraints. I have ...
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I want to make the muscles pump like a heart (Resident Evil 4 Final Monster)

I want the muscles of the legs pumping and have translucent properties so to show something is pumping inside. I know I can do soft body or cloth sim but I'm not sure how. I don't know how to pump it ...
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Expanding Balloons

I've seen a lot of motion graphics animations from Cinema4D - expanding balloons compressed into a shape. The most recent one is the animation from Mi Fans 2021 Here's what I've tried: First thing I ...
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Soft Body render not rendering properly / making weird artifacts

I'm trying to render a soft body simulation I did of some geometric shapes floating away. I bake the simulation and it all works fine in the viewport however when I go to render it comes out like the ...
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Squeeze a gel filled stress ball

I'm trying to make a stress ball (an elastic balloon type material filled with a gel). So then when you compress it; the ball maintains similar total volume but its shape is deformed/displaced. I've ...
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How to get frame-by-frame object location in Blender 2.8+

I am trying to get the frame-by-frame location of the softbody physics simulation (collision of softbody cube with a plane). I am incrementing the frame of the simulation using ...
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fur of cube going through mesh

I am making a simple fur softbody simulation, in which the object falls to a stair in a satisfying manner. When i play this, the fur(generated through particles) seems to go through the mesh of the ...
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fur in falling softbody simulation not coming with the object

I am making a simple softbody simulation in which the object has fur. but when i play the animation the fur of the object stays in the same place while the object falls: this is my first time using ...
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Merge objects in softbody simulation

I have joined the objects but they just won't hold together. In the first image, it's as it should be and on the second once it hits the ground, the objects get separated.
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blender soft body not updating after obstacle moved

I have a soft body plane, and want to delay it's movement. To do this, I added a plane, that stops the soft body. the problem is, when the obstacle moves, the soft body stays in place. does anyone ...
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Hexagon problem with a body, how i can remove them?

Someone can help me? How can i remove this hexagons? After selecting all similar faces
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How to make an object go through a plane but the plane deform with the face of the object?

😀 I wonder know how to make an object go through a plane, but the plane deform with the face of the object, as in the following Terminator video, in second 15 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Softbody and collision on same object

For simplicity I want to make a hand able to touch a head in a way that hand will stay as is, but head will be deformed. But for unknown reason it does not collide (figure is one object with armature ...
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Object won't move when I add Soft-Body physics

I got the object with the soft-body to work at first but now it refuses to move at all when I press play. The only way to get it to move again is to start a brand new project and redo everything.
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Create internal mesh for object

How can internal meshes be created for object like shown in the answer for this question - Soft Body - Preserve Volume when deformed The answer provided a manual process that only works for object ...
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How to pass a soft object through a narrow channel?

I found an excelent Q/A about Some examples of shape key sculpting vs lattice?. @moonboots suggests in his answer to use a Lattice in order to deform an cylinder object: How does that work? How can I ...

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