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 45m
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 7m Adjusting the Stroke Node 3m Make Paintable and Get Brush Preset 6m Template Brush Settings 4m Flipping Tube Directions 3m Painting on View Plane 5m Transferring Settings to Existing Strokes 5m 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 7m Using Existing Curves as Stroke Curves 4m Creating Pressure Curves 5m Auto-painting Surfaces 9m Random Auto Paint 3m Paint Effects Globals 4m Paint Effects Mesh Quality 5m Converting Paint Effect to Polygons 3m Blending Brushes 7m Using the Visor for Blending 2m Saving Custom Brushes 3m Using the Paint Effects Panel 9m Paint Effects Panel - Canvas Menu 5m Brushes and Resolution 5m Modifying Object Shading 3m Using Paint Effects Panel as a Paint Tool 6m Advanced Stroke Node 7m Min / Max Clipping 4m Pressure Scale Ramp 6m Changing Brush Types 7m Controlling Channels 2m Adjusting the Brush Profile 9m Mastering Twist 4m Mesh Settings and Mesh Environments 4m Thorns on Mesh Brushes 3m Shading Attributes 6m Texture Settings 17m Illuminating Paint Effects 6m Shadowing Paint Effects 8m Working with Glows 4m Overview of Tubes 15m Mastering Branching 7m Working with Twigs 11m Paint Effects Leaves 12m Paint Effects Flowers 11m Displacements on Tubes 5m Forces on Tubes 5m Working with Turbulence 6m Spiral and Bend Attributes 3m Length Mapping and MEL Scripts 3m Working with Gaps 5m Animating Strokes with Flow 12m Working with Render Globals 5m Building a Potted Plant 14m Adding Paint Effects to Toon Lines 2m Building an Oak Tree 16m
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 13, 2005
Duration
6h 45m
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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