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Creating Hairstyles with Maya Hair

by Kyle Green

In this series of Maya tutorials, you'll learn how to create realistic hairstyles for your characters using Maya Hair. Software required: Maya 2012.

What you'll learn

In this series of Maya tutorials, you'll learn how to create realistic hairstyles for your characters using Maya Hair. We will begin the tutorial by learning how to create the basic shape and style of our hair with a high level of precision and a minimal amount of effort. We will use paint effects strokes to assist in the styling and creation of our hair, we will learn how to apply dynamic forces while retaining the styled shape of our hair, and many additional topics that will allow you to start creating beautiful hairstyles for your Maya characters. Software required: Maya 2012.

About the author

Kyle was one of the first authors for Digital-Tutors, now a Pluralsight company. and has been a part of the team for over 10 years. Kyle began his career in computer graphics education as a college instructor and worked as a Digital-Tutors rendering tutor and curriculum manager since 2002. Kyle has contributed to many of the most popular projects and helped the Digital-Tutors team win awards throughout the company's history. Kyle has had the honor of having his art exhibited at the New York ... more

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