Reference/Release Notes/3.0/Grease Pencil

Blender 3.0: Grease Pencil


  • New operator to bake GPencil transformed strokes into a new GPencil object. (06f86dd4d9)
  • Multiframe support added to Reproject operator. (e1acefd45e)
  • Multiframe support added to Move to Layer operator. (e4cebec647)
  • Mask layer list now can be reordered. (8032bd98d8)
  • Now Blank objects include Layer and Material by default. (5cb1e18f72)
  • Added support to convert Text to Grease Pencil object. (41820e8a8e)
  • New Bracket keymaps ([, ]) to increase and decrease brush size. (c58bf31aed)
  • New operator to Copy materials to other grease pencil object. Can copy Active or All materials. (960535ddf3), (f6cb9433d4)
  • Layer Copy to Object has been renamed to Copy Layer to Object and allows to copy all layers at once. (960535ddf3), (f6cb9433d4)
  • New operator to normalize the Thickness or the Opacity of Strokes. (f944121700)


  • New Dilate parameter for Fill brush to expand filled area to fill small gaps. (f8f6e0b256)


  • The Topbar Leak Size parameter has been replaced by new Dilate parameter. Leak Size has been moved to Advanced panel. (f8f6e0b256)
  • Removed duplicated B keymap to insert Blank keyframe in Drawing Mode. This was old keymap and it has been replaced with I menu. (0467979425)
  • Annotations now display Stabilizer parameters in topbar and also in VSE. (0a83f32d79)
  • New Use Lights option now available for when creating line art GPencil objects to allow convenient access to desired effect. (45b28c0f88)
GP Use Lights.png

Modifiers and VFX

  • New Fading based on distance to reference object in Opacity and Thickness modifiers. (f8f7c0ca6d)
  • New Randomize options for Offset modifier. (6a2bc40e01)
  • New Length modifier that allows modification to stroke length in percentage to its own length or in geometry space. (cd16123761)


  • Added a new option to use masks during view layer render (e459a25e6c). This toggle can be found in the

"Layers" -> "Relations" panel called "Use Masks in Render". The option is disabled if there is no view layer selected.

GPencil disable masks viewlayer (not disabled).png GPencil disable masks viewlayer (disabled).png