Creating Hairstyles with Maya Hair

In this series of Maya tutorials, you'll learn how to create realistic hairstyles for your characters using Maya Hair. Software required: Maya 2012.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 1, 2012
Duration
1h 28m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 1, 2012
Duration
1h 28m
Description

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
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.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Hi, I'm Kyle with digital tutors and Auto Desk Authorized publisher. In this series of lessons, you learn how to create realistic hairstyles for your characters. Using my A hair will begin 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 will learn how to use paint effect strokes to assist in the styling and creation of our hair. We'll learn how to ensure that our hair maintains its styled shape when applying dynamic forces will learn how to get our hair to move and interact properly with our character geometry and many other tips and techniques that you can use to begin creating dramatic hairstyles for your own Maya characters. So in our next lesson will discuss some of the issues that we face whenever styling are here and we'll get started.