Questions tagged [soft-body]

Questions about soft body physics in Blender's soft body physics engine and Blender's game engine.

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Braid not colliding with clothing (Curve Problem?)

UPDATE: I noticed during the animation the curve the armature is following stretches out and although is still attached to its origin point keeps falling. Is there a way to keep the curve from ...
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Metal Deform in 2.8

I am trying to simulate a car crash in blender 2.83, but I am having some trouble figuring it out. I want it to be realistic, but also dynamic. I want to the damage to vary depending on the impact. I ...
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How to access Normal and Tangential force values of objects during physics simulation?

I have a couple of soft body objects that collide with each other as shown below. My goal is to get information on the Normal and Tangential forces for the selected shape. I wonder, is it possible to ...
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How to make cloth move by collision objects?

I am having a trouble when animating a wedding dress. For better simulation, I chose to make my wedding dress as a softy body instead of cloth. Then, to make my dress follow my character during ...
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Making a object with soft and rigid body physics

I'm a bit stumped on how I can do something like this. I'm making a whip from Steven Universe and I want to know if I can somehow designate parts of the object as vertex groups that are rigid bodies, ...
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Soft body cloth meshes being affected differently to each other

I have created four objects using soft bodies to simulate cloth which are being affected by force fields (wind) but two are behaving abnormally and I do not know why. I have posted images (click for ...
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Morphing/contracting under physical force

I'm a biologist and I work on cell deformations under stress. I am new to Blender. As a part of my project, I want to animate/simulate cells deforming under contraction force. I want to morph/contract ...
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Soft-body works with 2.79b but doesn't with 2.8x (including 2.82a)

I'm having difficulties with soft-body simulations since 2.8x. I presume this is not a bug as the version 2.80 has been released for months, and it would have been noticed... If I parent a soft-body ...
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How to hook a rope?

I'm trying to attach some tin cans to a car to create a concept of "just married". I'm confused to apply physic on it. When turning on "soft body" for rope (curve). Hooks I set are not working. And ...
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How do I make a squeezed balloon?

Is there a scientific way to have a balloon squeezed as if between two planes (or in a vise)? In other words, have the sphere maintain its volume while it is deformed between two parallel planes? [...
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geological visualisations in blender

I am looking for some assistance in creating some geologcial folding animation in blender. I have created a 3 layered version with 2 episodes of folding (the first set of pics) with a bit of ...
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Blender 2.8 Inflating a balloon

I'm trying to inflate a balloon for an animation. I would know how to do this in Maya with nCloth as there is an option for air pressure and pump rate. Is there anything similar to that functionality ...
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How do I model or simulate a “squishy” object compressed inside a container?

I'm looking for a way to create a model of an object squeezed into and compressed by a tight spherical enclosure surrounding it (think a plush toy stuffed inside a hollow ball). I don't want to simply ...
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Soft body for hair, how can I animate it?

My goal is to make my hair move like a real hair does (to have a follow through and overlap action) I tried to use soft body for hair but its not working. I don't know what I need to parent with what....
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A Soft body (Nurbs Circle curve) collides with a Plane but doesn't do it with Cube & other objects

The case is this: A soft body (Nurbs Circle curve) falls on the floor and on one more object. The floor is a Plane mesh, the object is a Cube mesh. Collision physics is enabled for both. The soft ...
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collision between RB and softbody objects?

I have been trying to get a wrecking ball to collide with an upright slab of jello, with no success so far. I've tried so many combinations of physics attributes that I can't remember them all, but ...
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Is there any way to export soft body simulation to Unity?

I have a mesh with soft body simulation. Is there any way to export it to Unity? So far I have baked the simulation into shape keys, and created key frames for shape keys values in every frame, using ...
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Soft bodies (or cloth) with particle groups?

Hi I've got a simple scene of leaves blowing with a wind force and a particle system on a plane (that uses a group of leaves for the particles). What I'd like to do is have the leaves bend and deform ...
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lattice with soft body versus mesh

Can someone explain why when I create a lattice and a cube as separate objects, i.e., the cube isn't controlled by the lattice, and make them both soft bodies and give them the same parameters in the ...
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Can I use a Soft body / cloth simulation to make a realistic cushion?

I am trying to make a leather cushion look more realistic by simulation. I don't really need the mesh to be dynamic and react. I'm trying to use simulation to give a more "leathery" feeling to the ...
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Softbody simulation on a character

Don't know what's wrong with the settings. The result comes out horribly no matter how hard I tried I'd like to make this springy like the real Baymax!
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Why soft body collisions acting strange?

Hello potential informants! We're setting up a soft-body simulation that involves solid mesh objects (i.e. has internal nodes and edges). We just want to stick with the spring-mass system, and not ...
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Blender crashing on Soft Body Simulator

I'm doing a soft body simulation on a grass model that I made. The settings that I changed from the default are the Mass, Soft Body Goal (Default & Damping amount), Stiffness and collision. Here's ...
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Making a falling object in “Physical properties”-rigid body soft

I have a rigid body simulation of a falling object. Now I would like to make that falling object soft to see how is it deformed when it hits the bottom plane. Where do I set that softness ?
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How to prevent soft bodies from moving and only deform?

I'm trying to vibrate a uv-sphere using soft body dynamics. But along with compressions, the sphere also drifts away as shown in the animation. Please provide a solution to prevent its translation.
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How to animate and simulate pulling up pants

I need help in learning what I need to do in order to animate and simulate a character pulling up their pants in a way that also interacts with a soft body mesh. Do i need to parent the hands to the ...
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soft body mesh has too much friction

I've created a soft body with a hole inside so that it can glide down along a rod. But for some reason the soft body is not gliding... The friction value of the soft body is 0 as well for the rod. I ...
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Need to lock an axis of the soft body animation

I have to make an animation of a bouncy sofbody, but it keeps moving around. I thought I could lock the Z axis for the softbody's animation, but I could not find information about it anywhere.
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Make softbodys squeeze through other objects?

I'm playing around with the blender softbody physics and am trying to recreate something like seen in this video (around 24 seconds). The sphere is squeezing through a torus-like shape. In blender, I ...
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Weird cloth behavior: why does my cloth diverge on collision?

Earlier I've animated simple collision with a cloth-modifier. (I've compressed it to a 2MB mp4, but I don't know how to upload it). It shows a face moving along a path through a (pinned) cloth, so ...
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soft body tree keeps falling apart

I have a tree that I made with several objects and I joined them together but I put a soft body modifier on it and the leaves fall of the trunk how do I stop that from happening
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How do I stop the middle of a soft body from drooping?

I am currently making a simulation in which a jelly cube will drop. the desired effect is for the cube to jiggle a lot on impact but for it to slowly come back to the shape of a cube. in general terms,...
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Follow path + soft body weird physics

I am attempting to animate a ball that would roll on a plane. The ball has soft body and I want it to follow a path. Though after setting up this scene, I have my ball reacting in a bizarre way when ...
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How to make a sort of shockwave on the skin

Like you might have seen by watching television or youtube, someone getting punched or something being thrown to him/her, but I want to know how I could make the sort of "shockwave" of the skin, ...
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Soft body control rope

Making a whip, I've used the soft body, collision and various other options. Rigged the body and the hilt of the whip to the hand. As the hand moves, the soft body rope moves, but it does not move ...
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soft body simulation Object contains another Object

I would like to simulate soft objects, where an object with certain physical properties contains another object with different physical properties. Think of a t-shirt wrapped by a plastic bag. The ...
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“Whip” falling through handle. Collision + Soft Body

I have a four bezier Circle tied to a path that twists to form a rope and a separate object of the handle. The rope runs in the middle of it. I've changed ball weight etc and added the handle as a ...
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Flexible Beam Simulation in Blender

I am interested in simulating a flexible beam in blender, but I dont know how to do that. I did an FEM simulation using Python, however, I am interested in having a graphical beam in blender where I ...
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How do i animate a sphere, that behaves kinde like slime, that gets thrown/fired and explode, when it hits something?

EDIT: So, im working now on a new animation and i need help. I want a sphere to behave kinda like slime, it is supposed to hit a certain place and explode there. With that explosion, it has to cover ...
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How to speedup Soft Body simulations in Blender?

Is there a way to speedup Soft Body simulation in blender like in cinema 4d: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CykigKQwadU I have a high-poly object and I can not animate it with soft body dynamics. ...
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Stretch traffy around a corner

To learn more about Blender Physics, I've developed a scenario that encompasses what I want to be able to achieve. GOAL Something like rubbery taffy is stretched out from a post, around a sharp ...
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Christmas lights Soft/Rigid body curve physics

I am trying to model christmas lights that are going to be moving around a lot in the animation. So, I want to make the wire a soft body curve to keep render time low. Using a mesh was too slow. The ...
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Soft Body physics destroys vertices

I have two slightly overlapping meshes and I want to use soft body physics solve the overlap between them. Most of the time this works fine, however I'm finding that occasionally it goes completely ...
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Bending Metal with soft body

I am trying to follow this tutorial. crushing-metal-tutorial I'm wanting to simulating two metal doors being smashed in. Following along the tutorial, I make a low poly cage mesh for each door and ...
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How do I recreate these Bouncy hair Physics?

Reference Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqBmxRmI5OM How Can I recreate these Hair Physics? From what I can tell, the hair can: Jiggle Bounce opposite directions (<--- (head) ---->) ^ ...
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Paper on wall pulling with wind

I want to create a scene with a piece of paper stuck on a wall fluttering in the wind for a while, before being torn off and blown away. I attempted this with a soft body subdivided plane and wind ...
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Cutting a Soft Body in Game Engine

Is it possible to cut an soft body (such as a jelly sphere) in game engine mode using a 3D cursor (as a knife)? I'm trying to animate a jelly in the scene, that can be cut in play mode using a knife ...
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Remove particle / softbody simuation to simplify scene?

I have a scene where I use a softbody animation and a molecular addon particle simulation that then gets skinned via the CubeSurfer addon to form a liquid-like paste. The particle systems and the ...
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Rigid body go through soft body(not supposed to happen)

I want to clarify that I am really beginner with blender. I modeled a fairly simple .blend with balls that are supposed to be retrieved by a robot. At first I tried with a ball made with "rigid body" ...
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Blender Physics Simulation is Weird

First of all sorry for my english. I'm trying to make physics based short animation in blender. I'm using molecular addon but simulation isn't correct. It always pass the collision even at 16 ...