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Create a Dynamic Shattering Text Animation - Maya Video Tutorial

The Maya shatter effect can be a useful technique to know, but if used incorrectly, it can also cause many headaches due to slow simulation and interpenetration issues. In this tutorial we will go over some different methods of dealing with the shatter effect to create a faster and more reliable workflow, which can be used in a variety of different scenarios.

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Quick Tip – Exporting 3d Camera Data into After Effects - Maya Video Tutorial

In this Quick Tip tutorial, you will learn how to seamlessly import Maya camera information into After Effects for use in your compositing work. This is a fast and simple technique, which can open up a lot of possibilities and be used in many creative ways, to move back and forth between renderings from Maya and After Effects’ 3D environment.

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How to Mirror Geometry on 4 Sides - Maya Video Tutorial

This video tutorial covers how to mirror geometry on 4 sides of the base object.

submitted: 5 years and 1516 days ago


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Dynamically Drive a Joint Chain - Maya Video Tutorial

This video covers how to use a spline IK, and a dynamic hair curve to drive a joint chain and geometry for things like a tail or antenna.

submitted: 5 years and 1721 days ago


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Create Dynamic Chain or Rope or Cable - Maya Video Tutorial

A short tutorial on how to create a dynamic hair-chain simulation in Maya.

submitted: 5 years and 1721 days ago


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Creating Hair - Maya Video Tutorial (2 vids)

This is the script. Just select the faces on your model you want to separate and then run the script:
polyChipOff -ch 1 -kft 1 -dup 0 -off 0;
string $nemSelected[] = `selectedNodes`;
polySeparate -ch 1 $nemSelected;


submitted: 5 years and 1721 days ago


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Normal Mapping - Maya Video Tutorial

This is a short tutorial on how to produce a normal map within Maya. It is also intended to be a very simple way to familiarize a person where normal maps are produced within Maya.

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Generate a Normal Map - Maya Video Tutorial

Maya Normal Map Tutorial (Video Game WorkFLow).

submitted: 5 years and 1721 days ago


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Suspension Rig - Maya Video Tutorial (4 vids)

This is part 1 of a 33 minute tutorial on rigging a vehicle piston with automated damping spring.

submitted: 5 years and 1721 days ago


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Gravity - Maya Video Tutorial (2 vids)

This is Part 1 of how to create gravity on objects in Maya. Enjoy!

submitted: 5 years and 1721 days ago


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