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Level
Advanced
Updated
Feb 25, 2013
Duration
1h 37m
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In this Maya tutorial, we will learn how to create fire and smoke with Maya 3D Fluids - Fire and Smoke. To make our effect more powerful and realistic we will first understand the science behind these complex fluids and then separately create them in Maya. After this, we will advance to understanding the behavior of fire with smoke and then blend them in Maya. We will be learning several different techniques to produce and control the behavior of fluids by creating fluids from geometry and particles system. We will influence fluids with different fields to create believable effects. We will learn simple techniques to tackle complex effects for easy understanding and learning. At the end of this Maya training course you will be ready to burn out anything with Maya. Software required: Maya 2013, After Effects CS3.

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About the author

Pankaj Malik is a Senior Instructor of VFX.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hi friends. This is Pankaj, an artist of <<INAUDIBLE>> Maya professional. Welcome to our new Creative Development CDs, "The Burning House. " As the name suggests, this one is based on the concept of burning house and the story, the science behind it. In this course, you will learn about 3D fluids-- Fire and Smoke. Being complex in nature, their behavior depends on different factors. Therefore, we'll first understand the science behind these fluids. We will learn about their attributes and behavior under different conditions, like presence of moisture, combustion of different types of fuels, environments, et cetera. How they help in assessing the source of fire. Having these insights, we'll advance to different techniques to create realistic Fire and Smoke, and how to blend them together. At the end of this course, you will feel confident and equipped to burn stuffs in Maya, and generate desired effects. So, let's get started.