Introduction to Maya Paint Effects

Express yourself creatively and learn Maya Paint Effects with over 7 hours of project-driven training. Software required: Maya 7 or higher (recommended for project files).
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 13, 2005
Duration
6h 46m
Table of contents
Introduction and Project Overview
Introduction to Maya Paint Effects
Introduction to the Paint Effects Panel 5m Paint Effects Tool 3m Paint Effects Tool and Pressure Mapping 8m Adjusting the Stroke Node 4m Make Paintable and Get Brush Preset 6m Template Brush Settings 5m Flipping Tube Directions 4m Painting on View Plane 5m Transferring Settings to Existing Strokes 6m Share One Brush 3m Create Modifier 9m Creating Cycling Animations 4m Paint Effects Brush Springs 9m Modifying the Stoke Path Curve 4m Stoke Control Curves 8m Using Existing Curves as Stroke Curves 5m Creating Pressure Curves 5m Auto-painting Surfaces 9m Random Auto Paint 4m Paint Effects Globals 5m Paint Effects Mesh Quality 5m Converting Paint Effect to Polygons 4m Blending Brushes 8m Using the Visor for Blending 3m Saving Custom Brushes 3m Using the Paint Effects Panel 10m Paint Effects Panel - Canvas Menu 5m Brushes and Resolution 5m Modifying Object Shading 4m Using Paint Effects Panel as a Paint Tool 6m Advanced Stroke Node 8m Min / Max Clipping 5m Pressure Scale Ramp 7m Changing Brush Types 8m Controlling Channels 2m Adjusting the Brush Profile 9m Mastering Twist 5m Mesh Settings and Mesh Environments 5m Thorns on Mesh Brushes 4m Shading Attributes 7m Texture Settings 18m Illuminating Paint Effects 7m Shadowing Paint Effects 8m Working with Glows 4m Overview of Tubes 15m Mastering Branching 8m Working with Twigs 11m Paint Effects Leaves 13m Paint Effects Flowers 12m Displacements on Tubes 6m Forces on Tubes 5m Working with Turbulence 7m Spiral and Bend Attributes 3m Length Mapping and MEL Scripts 4m Working with Gaps 6m Animating Strokes with Flow 12m Working with Render Globals 5m Building a Potted Plant 14m Adding Paint Effects to Toon Lines 3m Building an Oak Tree 16m
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 13, 2005
Duration
6h 46m
Description

Express yourself creatively and learn Maya Paint Effects with over 7 hours of project-driven training. Great for beginner to intermediate users. Popular highlights include: Toon Rendering; Mesh Brush; Optimizing Scenes; Light Based Effects; Control Curve Based Effects; Secondary Animation; Custom Brushes; Paint Effects Overview. Software required: Maya 7 or higher (recommended for project files).

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