Introduction to Shave and a Haircut for Maya

Learn to style, texture, light, render, and dynamically drive hair using Shave and a Haircut for Maya. Software required: Shave and a Haircut 4.5, Maya 8.5
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 5, 2007
Duration
3h 6m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 5, 2007
Duration
3h 6m
Description

Learn to style, texture, light, render, and dynamically drive hair using Shave and a Haircut for Maya. Contains over 3 hours of project-based training. Perfect for artists new to Shave and a Haircut for Maya. Popular highlights include: Shave Interface Overview; Using Hair Presets; Creating Hairstyles based on Curves; Growing and Scalping Techniques; Styling Guide Hairs using Brush and Cut Tools; Guide Selection Modes; Hair Attenuation; Popping Hairs; Shave Node Overview; Working with Various Attribute Maps; Frizzing to Create Ruffled Hair; Kinking to Create Curly and Wavy Hair; Using Multi-Strand Properties to Create Trendy Hairstyles; Setting Render Options with the Shave Globals; Exploring Hair Shadows and Lighting Techniques; Rendering and Compositing with Shave Buffer; Rendering Shave Hair with mental ray; Outputting Hair Passes; Setting Collision Surfaces; Driving Shave Hair with Maya Fields; Working with Shave Dynamics; Hair Instancing for Alternative Uses; Duplicating and Transferring Hairstyles. Software required: Shave and a Haircut 4.5, Maya 8.5

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