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Objects Evade or Repell eachother in Animation Nodes
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I divide this Repeller Effect into parts: Offsetting the locations with multiple-object effectors. Changing the direction of arrows with respect to the effectors' location. Part-1: Idea is, we ...

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Depth Pass to Point-cloud (with AN)
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It is possible to deform a mesh grid with Depth Map or Point Position Map to create the scene geometry with the help of the Animation Nodes + Extra Nodes as well as the Shader Nodes. Method for Depth ...

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How do I access grease pencil data?
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Grease Pencil (GP) data structure is like this: GP-Object --> GP-Layers --> GP-Frames --> GP-Strokes --> GP-Stroke-Points Now, the python commands to get different GP-data, #1) To get the ...

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How to convert equations to work with Blender and animation nodes?
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This is very easy to do, here I'm showing for a simple equation, y = sin(W*x), where W is a parameter and x is an independent variable. Step-1 Create two lists, one for the parameter (parameter-1 is ...

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Make particles start their animations when they're emitted using Animation Nodes?
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It has basically three steps: 1) Transform of the objects at the particle location. 2) Delay the shape key of individual objects based on the birth time i.e., shape key animation starts when the ...

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Create Geometry based on an Image?
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You can do this easily with animation nodes in the blender 2.80. Create a number of instances (with deep copy) and place them using the grid distribution node. Then use the same grid points or ...

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Animation nodes falloff
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There are two ways to do that effect. By controlling the object falloff with Curve Interpolation node, Blend File 1: Using the Spline Falloff node which gives you more flexibility with the shape (O ...

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Transform Vertices by Matrix around Custom Point
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Actually there are two steps, (1) scaling the vectors w.r.t to normalized normal, then (2) translating them w.r.t to normalized vector, so you have to do it separately. You are doing correctly and ...

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Why the curve getting twisted
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1) If you first apply the rotation to mesh-plane and converts into a curve then generally this problem happens. So, if you only need a rectangular curve object, then the best way to ADD a curve-circle ...

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Geometry Nodes - How to procedurally subtract the unwanted part of a mesh after applying it with particles?
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There are two ways to do that: 1) With Geometry Nodes (GN) itself or 2) with Geometry Nodes (GN) and Shader Nodes (SH). Method 1: First distribute the ponits/particles then generate volume mesh from ...

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Animation Nodes - Blend distribution of objects on a curve into another curve
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First, I'll show how to morph objects distribution from one curve to another curve then we will use the same node-tree to morph a curve. ========================================== Morphing Object-...

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In Animation Nodes, is it possible to make a node to translate position of the UV's of an instance?
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Note: I have replaced the Shader Controller Node (no longer supported) by new Material Attribute Input/Output Nodes, so I have updated this answer. ============================= Method-1: Offsetting ...

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No lighting is working at all
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You set the "Clamp Direct and Clamp Indirect" to a very small number. Here is a screenshot with, Clamp Direct = 1, Clamp Indirect = 10, Sun lamp strength = 2. The documentation for these settings ...

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Spiral unrolling/rolling animation in Animation Nodes?
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It has the following steps: 1) First sample the base spline (which going to be folded) i.e sample points and divide the sample points into two lists L1 (length_Max - length_L2) and L2 (length_L2). ...

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Get UV color with animation nodes
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It is possible to get UV coordinates and UV colors but for that, you have to install Animation Nodes + Extra Nodes because it has UV nodes and Texture Input node. Step-1: In this example, I'm using ...

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Animation nodes - effector pushes and attracts with falloff on multiple objects
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Welcome to StackExchange. This is very easy to do :) Step-1: Put all the objects into a separate collection. Then, select all the objects and open the N-panel, click the option From Current ...

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How to pass arbitrary floating-point data from Animation Nodes into a shader?
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You can transfer any kind of data (float, integer, negative, greater than 1, etc.) from Animation Nodes to Shader (Material) with the help of UV Map Data Output node or Set Vertex Colors node but for ...

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Animation Nodes extra nodes Morph between two objects with particles
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Note- Please watch the tutorials of Animation Nodes based particle-system for Blender2.79x and Blender 2.8x and Forces and other Group Nodes. I am using Blender 2.79x for the morphing particles but ...

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Using Animation Nodes with the expression node with equation starting with x(n+1)=
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It is like an iterative process to calculate the equations you have mentioned in your question. Thus, at step 1 (n = 1), we supply some initial value for (x, y) say (x0, y0) and calculate the ...

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How to use Python script to generate many lines in Blender and then animate line color and thickness?
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You can do this easily with Animation Nodes. For connections we need initial locations and final locations, So I'm using planes i.e vertices location but you can choose anything (Sphere/Cube mesh, ...

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Why can't I plug in vertex normals to rotation of Object Transforms Output
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Vertex normals are vectors (transparent blue) and Rotation of object is in 'Euler' format (transparent purple). So, you have to first convert Vertex Normals Vectors to Euler then you can plug into the ...

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How to project picture onto hair particles?
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Add an image texture to hair-emitter-object and use object-coordinates. Then change the rotation (location and size if needed) of texture with mapping node to get the required result (In this example, ...

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How to transfer attributes from source mesh to distributed points?
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The Geometry Nodes does not delete any attribute e.g., Vertex Weight (Group), however, it can override it or create a new one. For Blender 2.93: In your example, to control the scale of the points you ...

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How to distort still image or gif animation
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For this effect, you have to first install the Animation Nodes + Extra Nodes because we need UV Map Data Output node (learn more). Idea: Distortion of image/movie coordinates in the material. Step-1:...

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How to use Animation nodes expression to call numpy.lcm?
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You have to change the modules name math to numpy in the advanced node settings of the Expression Node which is located in the N-panel.

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Array isn't following edges of curve
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This is happening because your curve Preview resolution is low, So, in the curve-properties, increase the curve Preview resolution

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Paint Edges and Faces separately?
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a) First, create a grid mesh object then add a WireFrame modifier. b) Then adjust thickness as you like at step (1), uncheck the "Replace Original" option at step (2), and change the "Material Offset"...

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Animation Nodes: How to create splines between a particle system and an object based on distance?
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It is very easy to do with Animation Nodes by using the KDTree node. Method: First construct the KDTree from the position of the particles. Then, use the Find Points in a Radius node to find the ...

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why are my cylinders stretched if i use this geometry setup
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This is happening because you're doing the operation (in this case add on x-positions) after instancing the cylinder. So, you're modifying the x-position of each vertex of the instanced cylinder ...

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Depth Pass to Pixel Projection (AN)
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Method: The idea is to first compute the distance from the camera for all vertices of a polygon 2) then find the vertex that minimum distance from the camera 3) then project the remaining vertices of ...

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