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Bone sharing weights with another bone?

When working on a character rig (First time) I attempted to go in and fix it's weights. Apparently afterwards I gave the, "Neck" bone of our character the weights of the, "Chest" bone. No matter as I ...
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How to add CGI claws to raw footage

Been messing around in blender a bit trying to find good ways to add CGI claws splitting through the knuckles of a hand. At first I thought I might just make a simple mesh the same shape as the hand ...
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Running with AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH results in messed up screen

I am trying to run blender on my NUC Hades Canyon. This NUC has both an Intel HD 630 and AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH GPU. Running without additional options works great albeit without OpenCL support. I ...
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I want to do texture paint but it says “Missing texture, detected!”

After clicking to try and paint, I see the missing texture error warning.
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Help with movement acceleration for a character

This is my first time trying my hand at animation. I've currently released 2 episodes for my web series, BTST. In reference to my post, I'm trying to improve on physical animation. For example, in the ...
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Can I only Render light that psses through an object?

In the image below I would like only the light that passes through the sphere, in this case the bright dot in the center, to be visible. Is there a way to set this up in cycles? Thanks, Tyler
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Object Geometry Rendering Flat in Cycles

I've just run into an issue that I haven't experienced before. The majority of my scene looks good to me in regards to the lighting and shadows but for some reason, the desk and the floor are ...
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I cannot use Shift-Alt- right click on Mac?

I have a problem using Shift+ Alt + right click in blender as it doesn't seem to work. Is it to do with the Preference>Add on setting? I have ticked the "emulate numberpad" and "3 ...
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Object is not showing Wires in wireframe mode and turns into invisible type black in Material preview mode

I just downloaded Blender 2.83 LTS version and Blender 2.91 and encountered a very weird problem. When I open Blender and add any object, whether it is any mesh or I import any file, it doesn't show ...
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Why aren't my clothes assigned weights? Why can't I assign loose geometry to a bone?

I'm currently rigging a clothed character model, but I've encountered some issues. The character and the clothing are all one object. However, with automatic weight pairing, the clothing seems to be ...
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Tank Track Animation

recently I wanted to get into animation, and I was wondering how I'd go about animating tank tracks, most of the tutorials I've seen involve having tracks made from scratch and I'm trying to animate a ...
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How to multiply UV coordinates?

I have a plane simply UV mapped and using a texture for the albedo. I want to have the same UV mapping used for the normal maps, but multiplied by 5 or 10, I don't know how much exactly yet. Is it ...
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Uneven particle system fall on a mesh object

I created a distorted torus object, and I used particle system (hair) to put particles on it... I have 2 problems: the particles were not spread evenly on the object (I also used weight paint and ...
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Smoke Simulation - Realistic Dirt/Dust trail in blender 2.9

I'm following the "Making Realistic Dust trail" question which is not accurate for today blender smoke sim interface. I try to reproduce this answer for cgslav but in blender 2.9 which does ...
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How to add physics to the object that already follows another object?

So I want to make string of lamps. The string has cloth physics, and I want lamps follow it. I created empties that have constraint to follow string's assigned vertex groups. And it works ok I guess. ...
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Images as planes are not appearing in final render but in viewport are visible

I imported images as panes to create mist effect using PNG images. These are not appearing in the final render but are appearing in the viewport in render mode.
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Tractography: Colour by X/Y/Z direction

So I'm pretty new to blender and I'm trying to make some visualisations for a paper I'm hoping to publish. So far I've got my tractography and cortical matter loaded into Blender and I've managed to ...
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How to clear all keys of all objects and bone?

Is there any way to clear or delete all the key frames of all object and bones? I created an animation, but now I only want the model and not the animation. Selecting each bone and deleting every ...
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Script to auto-detect features to track using Python

I am attempting to make these GUI steps into a script. When I follow this process manually, I get a tracking error under 1 and I get some great matches. This is far better than autotrack. ...
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Tracking very long shot with no points in common between first and last frame

Is it possible to track an handheld shot (there is already an answer on here about tripod shots: Tracking long panning shots) that doesn't have any visible points in common between the first and the ...
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Tracking long panning shots

I need to track the camera in a very long panning shot. Because the start frame and end frame don't have common reference points, I am only able to get fragmented track points. I can detect a camera ...
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Convert the output of shrinkwrap modifier into a mesh

I'm a newbie to Blender, and this is the thing I'm trying to accomplish. I've got a bezier curve in 3D space and a grid. I want to show the projection of the curve onto the grid, so I use the ...
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Curve text around cylinder

I'm new to Blender so please excuse this question. I know there is already a question regarding this topic, however I'm having trouble with the solution posted there. I want wo wrap text around a ...
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I have a problem viewing my scene in rendered mode

I was following this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_bCVco0YKg its a tutorial on making a cool glitch effect in blender. The steps called for turning the transmission up and the ...
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Error saying mesh has no vertices when it has vertices

With the following code ...
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Blender won't open on Linux 16.04

Blender 2.83 was working just fine. then over night the shortcut to open blender stopped working. after updating to blender 2.90 it stopped working completely. I opened Blender via command prompts to ...
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GPUShader: compile error:

On the System Console, I receive the following error whenever I switch my viewport render to Material Preview mode (eevee?): ...
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Preserving weight painting across animation

I have a model of the hand which I'm animating based on imported mocap files. The process of copying the animation from an imported armature to my armature is described in this answer: https://blender....
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x3D export messes up scale

I am exporting my blender model to .x3d for 3D printing. However, it appears that the .x3d file becomes way too big to print. The scale is completely messed up. Collada exports in the right scale, x3d ...
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How to setup particles rotation to follow the camera?

I'm struggling to adjust the rotation of particles in a particle system as desired. What I intent is to make my particles follow the camera so I have attached a constrain to the main particle_object (...
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My rig performance is so slow! Hide Geometry in a referenced rig?

I have quite a long project ahead of me and made my own rig, model etc. The retopo is good, the rig not too heavy and I have a fairly good computer, nevertheless while animating I just can't get over ...
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How to access properties of the 3d Viewport?

I've just started trying to write a script to speed up my workflow in Blender, but I'm having trouble interpreting the Python commands that show up when you hover the cursor over a button. For ...
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Doubt about selling 3d models made with n-gons [closed]

I am modelling using boolean workflow for hard surface. Until recently I was using quad modeling workflow, but now as I tried with booleans, I decided to acquire this skill as well. My question is: ...
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partical violin sticks out of test tube, how to stop it?

I have a test tube, in it, it has a ParticleSetting and the object is a violin but the head of the violin is sticking out of the test tube body and I want it to collide the hole thing with the test ...
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tracking operators ignore frame update [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a script that adds motion trackers every n frames and tracks them but I can't get the detect_features and ...
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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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Big lag while Sculpting fine details

I've tried sculpting fine details with alpha maps but it always lags so bad. I've used Dynatopo with constant detail for it which works at first, but then the poly count starts rising and everything ...
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Auto Smooth can it be applied permanently to a mesh?

Is it possible to apply auto smooth permanently to a mesh, so that it looks that way even if auto smooth is deselected and the changes that auto smooth makes can be seen in edit mode? Update: I am ...
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How to make material from multiple objects appear as one. Ignore interior faces?

I'm struggling with a what seems like a simple task, both in an animation sense and a 3D printing sense. I'm attempting to create a model similar to what I'm showing here that would allow me to take a ...
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Animation Curves not responding to Easing Type

I am trying to tweak camera movement, and while I could drag the handles, is there a way to automate this process? Anything similar to other programs, e.g. After Effects (fn+F9)? For me, when I click ...
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How do I imitate “Display Filter” property search with python?

I'm displaying items in an UIList which represent values in the "Properties" tabs. Now, I would like to add an operator which lets the user jump to the highlighted property (be it - Render ...
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Empty rendered image: TypeError: 'NoneType' object is not subscriptable

Empty rendered image: TypeError: 'NoneType' object is not subscriptable I am trying the render the image which uses blender-python. But the rendered image does not contain any information(None). I ...
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Smooth zooming in viewport

I have experience with Maya and C4D and I’ve become very accustomed to the way view-port navigation works in them. I know that one can set the key-mapping to that of industry standard; however then ...
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animation nodes with follow path object contraint not possible?

Is there a restriction with animation nodes and follow path constraints? I have made a sphere which distance to the single plane controls the angles of the underlying plane grid. Works great. If i ...
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How could I make an object semi-rigid or or semi-cloth?

I'd like to make a film roll, complete with the film itself sticking out a few cm from the canister. However, as I'll be running a simulation with a bunch of them colliding, I believe I'd first have ...
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Get list from Animation Nodes using console

Is it possible to get the outputs of a node from the Blender console? For example, I can acces to this expression from Animation Nodes in the Blender console: ...
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Assign mirrored existing weights from bone_L to bone_R vertex group

I have already painted bone_L weights over my mesh. How can I assign the mirrored weights of bone_L vertex group to the bone_R vertex group? Sub-question: is there a way to do so for multiple ...
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Complex SVG file fails to import correctly into Blender

No curves get imported at all into Blender, and I'm totally mystified why. I have a CD of vector pattern library images that I'd like to use within Blender. These appear to be good vector images, i.e. ...
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How can I snap an object with curve modifier to a vertex?

I need your valuable help in something I am stuck on... As you can see in the image below, a curve modifier has been added to the selected object to follow a specific path. What I'm trying to do, but ...
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subdivide curve with python

Is there an accurate way to subdivide a Curve without using a lot of math? I would like to subdivide the spline and then make it noisy. ...

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