The Grease Pencil 3 project aims at eventually replacing the current Grease Pencil. This thread is meant for people give feedback on the current state, report issues, or help document changes.
Grease Pencil 3 is acessible in the latest alpha builds on builder.blender.org. Go to the
Preferences (make sure
Developer Extras is enabled in the
Interface), then go to
Experimental and tick
Grease Pencil 3. Finally, restart Blender.
Here are a some things that are good to know:
- Don’t use the “2D Animation” template for new files, as old Grease Pencil objects will not be automatically converted to the new Grease Pencil v3 type.
- You can manually convert from the current Grease Pencil to the new Grease Pencil using the
- Grease Pencil 3 uses a different render engine, so Grease Pencil 2 objects won’t render if you have the experimental option enabled.
If you find an issue, please check the bugs on the workboard first, to see if it is already being tracked. If it is not, you can report it here.
If you find that there is a different behavior between Grease Pencil 3, then it might either be a bug or an intentional change. We’re working on listing all the changes between Grease Pencil 3 and Grease Pencil 2 here. If the changes is not on that list yet, report it here, and we’ll add it.
We’re mostly aiming at feature parity with the current Grease Pencil. Please do not use this thread for feature requests. Thank you!