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Maya Tutorial – Animating a walkcycle

Download the rig used in this lesson : Leggy rig (MAYA 2016) (keep in mind to don’t use Leggy rig for any commercial project) This tutorial is for an intermediate audience that have the knowledge of Maya basic interface and animation tools. In this lesson I shown a complete workflow that introduce Read more

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Wine glass breaking and fluids with Pulldownit

Tutorial by Jordi Alavedra.

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I started this project with the aim of testing how Pulldownit behaves along with Cg fluids, and also as a practice in the use of Pulldownit plugin which was pretty new to me. I decided to make a 3 glasses shot for being more genuine than the usual “wineglass breaking” . Besides looking at the web I hardly found any good test of Pulldownit and fluids, so I was a little scary about doing it, but I have to say it was much easier than expected.

PDi counts with several patterns to shatter the models, fist I did was testing them, I started using “local” shatter style, because of the easy of setting the exact impact point, however I discarded it later because the fragments generated looked more like egg-shell than broken glass, using “radial” style in around 200 fragments each glass and I got a high realistic look, I found out that I had only to adjust the pivot of the model to make cracks matching the impact point with the ball so it was perfect. However I needed the neck of the glasses to remain as one single piece so finally I splitted the glass in 2 parts using “Uniform” style before applying radial shattering.

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Create Hair Fur using XGen Tools in Maya

In this Tutorial Daryl Obert share tips and trick on how to use XGen tools inside Autodesk Maya 2015 to create 3 different unique effects. 1) Character Short Hair/Fur Effect, 2) Character long Hair Effect, 3) and Geometry Instancing Effect Also Explains in details XGen user interface along the way. Read more

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Recreate a Minion in Maya 2013 Tutorial Series

Recreate a Minion in Maya 2013 Tutorial Series – 3D Modeling, Rigging, Shading This Video was created by John Aurthur Mercader if you like please show your support by subscribing to his channel where you can find many more great tutorials: http://www.youtube.com/user/JohnAurth… In this Modeling tutorial JohnAurthurMercader will take you Read more

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